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Henri, le Chat Noir: The Existential Mewsings of an Angst-Filled Cat
William Braden.
Publisher: Virgin Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780753541678.  Daedalus Item Code: 62394
"My name is Henri. I am a black cat," admits the fluffy feline star of numerous YouTube videos. "I live a life of luxury, but I am filled with ennui. My filtered water tastes impure and no food can ... (Read More)
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How to Build an Igloo and Other Snow Shelters
Norbert E. Yankielun. Amelia Bauer, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393732153.  Daedalus Item Code: 63212
How are the ice blocks of igloos formed and fitted so perfectly that they are purportedly able to withstand the weight of a polar bear? How can you determine if the fresh snow that's fallen outside ... (Read More)
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How to Talk Dirty & Influence People: An Autobiography
Lenny Bruce. Lewis Black, preface. Howard Reich, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306825293.  Daedalus Item Code: 69497
Originally published as a series in Playboy, following Lenny Bruce's landmark 1964 obscenity trial—and shortly before his death at age 40—this remarkable autobiography is presented here with a ... (Read More)
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I Am a Pole: (And So Can You!)
Stephen Colbert.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455523429.  Daedalus Item Code: 61320
Making good on the scheme he proposed in an on-air tête-à-tête with Maurice Sendak, arch pundit and television personality Stephen Colbert has indeed penned and illustrated a picture book, hoping to ... (Read More)
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I Could Chew on This And Other Poems by Dogs 2017 Wall Calendar
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781452151854.  Daedalus Item Code: 65708
Why do they destroy so many things? Why do they choose the worst times to insist on taking a walk? What are they trying to say, when they look up at us so lovingly, so longingly, but can only bark? ... (Read More)
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I Could Pee on This And Other Poems by Cats 2017 Wall Calendar
Francesco Marciuliano.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: calender.
ISBN: 9781452151847.  Daedalus Item Code: 65709
What would cats write, if they could? Sweet affirmations of the love they cannot articulate? Sincere apologies for the trouble they have caused? Maybe, but the feline poets here seem more interested ... (Read More)
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The Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 63575
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (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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Classic Comic Strips: A Quiz Deck: Knowledge Cards
Susan Koop.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764957697.  Daedalus Item Code: 42806
From straightforward humor to social commentary, and from superheroes to soap operas, the funny pages cater to all tastes. These 48 cards feature trivia on the most beloved characters and artists of ... (Read More)
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
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