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The Golden Ass of Lucius Apuleius
M.D. Usher, adaptation. T. Motley, illus.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567924183.  Daedalus Item Code: 36319
 
A favorite of private presses and illustrators since the invention of printing, Apuleius's 2nd-century comic masterpiece traces the misadventures of a young man who is a bit too curious about magic. ... (Read More)
 
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Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book
Grumpy Cat.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781452126579.  Daedalus Item Code: 38794
 
Having a bad day? Good. Grumpy Cat can make it even worse. With a scowl that could stop traffic (and make it feel bad about itself), Grumpy Cat is the master of bad attitude. Within these ... (Read More)
 
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A Guinea Pig Nativity
D.M., text. P.B., photos. T.L., illus.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620405871.  Daedalus Item Code: 38934
 
Delightfully enacted by a dozen costumed and cuddly guinea pigs—playing Mary, the angel Gabriel, Joseph, the Wise Men, the shepherds, King Herod, and the other attendant figures—the nativity story is ... (Read More)
 
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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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Head, Shoulders, Pee, and Moles: An Eyes-and-Ears-and-Mouth-and-Nose Guide to Self-Diagnosis
Paul Kleinman.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781440533631.  Daedalus Item Code: 33837
 
If you have dry, brittle hair, it could be a symptom of hypothyroidism; you might be running low on hormones, or you're just out of moisturizing shampoo. White patches on your feet could mean you ... (Read More)
 
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Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40718
 
The author of Creators and Heroes, as well as Modern Times and History of Christianity, here turns to the finest wits of the Western world. Paul Johnson surveys a diverse ... (Read More)
 
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
 
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
 
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Judging a Book by Its Lover: A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere
Lauren Leto.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062070142.  Daedalus Item Code: 33794
 
Internet humor blogger Lauren Leto, co-author of Texts from Last Night, here offers a fascinating field guide to the hearts and minds of readers everywhere—an unrelentingly witty and gleefully ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom
Ed Koch. Gregg Stebben & Jason Katzman, eds.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781616083724.  Daedalus Item Code: 30825
 
"I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them," former New York mayor Ed Koch famously quipped, and here he pilots a book full of such Big Apple chutzpah, refreshingly blunt observations, and eloquent ... (Read More)
 
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Math for Grownups: Relearn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School
Laura Laing.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440512636.  Daedalus Item Code: 40629
 
Don't you wish now that you'd paid more attention in math class? Particularly when you're trying to calculate a fair tip or the discounted price on a new washer and dryer, or compute the odds that ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865478022.  Daedalus Item Code: 49182
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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Monty Python Live!: The Never-Before-Told Story of Six and a Half Men and a Girl on the Road
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin. Eric Idle, ed.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781401323677.  Daedalus Item Code: 30058
 
Let's say, for the sake of argument, that you've already availed yourself of all the Monty Python television recordings, books, feature films, memoirs, concert performances, side projects, and ... (Read More)
 
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