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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
 
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
 
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Nuns Having Fun 2016 Wall Calendar
Maureen Kelly & Jeffrey Stone.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9780761183013.  Daedalus Item Code: 55782
 
Stern? Stuffy? Not these nuns! Those sisterly cut-ups are back in this colorful wall calendar, smiling and laughing their way through everything from carnival rides and cricket matches to skating and ... (Read More)
 
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Perfect Nonsense: The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
George Carlson. Daniel F. Yezbick, ed.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606995082.  Daedalus Item Code: 52037
 
One of the most prolific and innovative cartoonists and illustrators of the 20th century, George Carlson produced playful, absurdist, exquisitely rendered drawings in every medium, from comic books ... (Read More)
 
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
 
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
 
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The Socialite Who Killed A Nazi with Her Bare Hands and 143 Other Fascinating People Who Died This Past Year: The Best of the New York Times Obituaries
William McDonald, ed. Tom Rachman, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761170877.  Daedalus Item Code: 42701
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist as well as the obituaries editor at the Times since 2006, William McDonald knows a good story when he hears it, especially if it already has an ending. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402363.  Daedalus Item Code: 51474
 
Though it joins many a modern compendium of colorful English cant, this particular dictionary was written in 1839 by William Holloway (1786–1870), who sought to capture the rich language of regional ... (Read More)
 
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This Is Improbable: Cheese String Theory, Magnetic Chickens, And Other WTF Research
Marc Abrahams.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689750.  Daedalus Item Code: 54610
 
Thinking seriously about outlandish problems has yielded significant advances in science—sometimes. Sometimes, not so much. Marc Abrahams, editor and co-founder of the humorous science journal ... (Read More)
 
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This is Improbable Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and More WTF Research
Marc Abrahams.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780743615.  Daedalus Item Code: 54611
 
The founder of the infamous Ig Nobel Prize here follows up This Is Improbable with another collection of the odd, the imaginative, and the brilliantly unlikely from around the world. Marc ... (Read More)
 
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Tiny Hats on Cats: Because Every Cat Deserves to Feel Fancy
Adam Ellis.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781455558131.  Daedalus Item Code: 59563
 
An online illustrator at BuzzFeed.com as well as an artist and blogger, Adam Ellis was inspired one day by his three-legged rescue cat Maxwell and a surplus of construction paper. Since then he has ... (Read More)
 
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
 
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader: 16th Edition
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592231164.  Daedalus Item Code: 60368
 
No more last-minute scrambles for the perfect magazine article on your next trip to the loo. Open to any page of this 16th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—you'll find humor, science, ... (Read More)
 
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Webster's New Roget's A–Z Thesaurus
Charlton Laird, ed.
Publisher: Wiley.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780470177761.  Daedalus Item Code: 33705
 
Known for its breadth, its focused utility, its grammar and usage notes, and its plentiful examples, Roget's Thesaurus is one of the world's most popular reference books, and this edition ... (Read More)
 
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