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History Will Prove Us Right: Inside the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of John F. Kennedy
Howard P. Willens.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468307559.  Daedalus Item Code: 61756
 
On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in front of hundreds of witnesses, yet the circumstances of his murder have been hotly debated for decades. The presidential ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's First Victims: And One Man's Race for Justice
Timothy W. Ryback.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847923271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63659
 
A co-founder of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation in the Netherlands, Timothy Ryback follows up Hitler's Private Library and The Last Survivor with this ... (Read More)
 
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The Humane Vision of Wendell Berry
Mark T. Mitchell & Nathan Schlueter, eds.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610170017.  Daedalus Item Code: 63543
 
Wendell Berry—poet, novelist, essayist, critic, and farmer—is admired by Americans from all walks of life and across the political spectrum. Yet as political theorist Mark Mitchell and political ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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The Innovator's Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What Is Next
Steven Johnson, ed.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485589.  Daedalus Item Code: 23388
 
The author of Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, and Everything Bad Is Good For You, Internet pioneer Steven Johnson provides this essential book for anyone ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization
Thomas L. Friedman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250013743.  Daedalus Item Code: 61245
 
In this vivid portrait of the new global business world, New York Times columnist and three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman shows how technology, capital, and information are ... (Read More)
 
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris
Steven Levingston.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536035.  Daedalus Item Code: 61562
 
A veteran international journalist and now the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post, Steven Levingston here gives us a delicious account of a murder most Gallic, whose lurid ... (Read More)
 
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Love Illuminated: Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject (with the Help of 50,000 Strangers)
Daniel Jones, ed.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062211163.  Daedalus Item Code: 54079
 
Even though it is the source of so much of our happiness and the cause of so much misery, love has proven impossible for most of us to truly understand. Drawing from 50,000 stories that have crossed ... (Read More)
 
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Eccentricity of Tyrants
Tom Ambrose.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720614473.  Daedalus Item Code: 62998
 
From Roman emperor Nero to Syrian president Assad, from Ivan the Terrible to Muammar Gaddafi, this book considers what has driven some of the most tyrannical and fanatical figures in history. Through ... (Read More)
 
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The Mafia: History and Legend
Marco Gasparini. Brian Eskenazi, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301505.  Daedalus Item Code: 53026
 
This illustrated history of the Mafia explores this international criminal organization both as a cult subject and a social phenomenon. Movie classics like The Godfather epitomize our ... (Read More)
 
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