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NPR Laughter Therapy: Funny for a Living
Lucille Ball, Louis C.K., Charlie Chaplin, Billy Crystal, Jim Gaffigan, Buster Keaton, Bob Newhart, Jerry Seinfeld, Sarah Silverman & others.
Publisher: High Bridge.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781622314737.  Daedalus Item Code: 59037
Collecting some of NPR's finest portraits of funny—from a 1972 profile of Harold Lloyd, with his advice to a new generation of comedic actors, to British comedian Eddie Izzard in a 2014 interview on ... (Read More)
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Polite Conversation
Jonathan Swift. Toby Litt, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911470.  Daedalus Item Code: 53773
In the tradition of his sarcastic masterpiece A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift published this 1738 "how-to" book for those who aspire to genteel, artful, and hopelessly banal conversation. ... (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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Snark! The Herald Angels Sing: Sarcasm, Bitterness, and the Holiday Season
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52442
In that time of year when we all spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, and have to smile falsely at people whom we only see once in a blue moon, wouldn't it be a comfort—or at least a ... (Read More)
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (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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Thou Spleeny Swag-Bellied Miscreant: Create Your Own Shakespearean Insults
Sarah Royal & Jillian Hofer.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780762453214.  Daedalus Item Code: 59095
If your inventory of insulting invective has run its course; if your pithiest barbs lack the unassailable profundity of Shakespeare's finely crafted cudgels, fear not, tongue-tied plaintiff. Big-city ... (Read More)
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Timepiece Machines: Stories of Speed, Endurance, and Design (English/ Dutch/French Languages)
John Simonian, ed.
Publisher: Tectum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789079761456.  Daedalus Item Code: 52498
Since the dawn of the industrial age, timepieces have been heralds of technological advancement as well as potent status symbols—particularly in the case of the wristwatch—for those who can afford to ... (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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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens. Shelley Klein, ed.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843175681.  Daedalus Item Code: 42890
Renowned for his trenchant commentary and his beloved characters, Charles Dickens has also been enjoyed in no small part for his rather juicy summings-up of those whose measure fell short. In this ... (Read More)
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Woman-Powered Farm: Manual for a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle from Homestead to Field
Audrey Levatino. Michael Levatino, photos.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781581572414.  Daedalus Item Code: 59480
Women are leading the new farming revolution in America, notes Audrey Levatino; they raise sheep for wool, harvest honey from their beehives, grow food for their families, and sell their goods at ... (Read More)
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