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New: Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change
Winifred Gallagher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143123743.  Daedalus Item Code: 53581
Why are we fascinated by the latest news, the biggest trends, and cutting edge technology? How did homo sapiens survive the extinctions that doomed the Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons? And why do our ... (Read More)
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The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
John W. Dean.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59156
Former White House Counsel John Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost 1,000 conversations, a wealth of Richard Nixon's secretly recorded ... (Read More)
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On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
James Srodes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437163.  Daedalus Item Code: 53440
The biographer of John Z. DeLorean, Allen Dulles, and Benjamin Franklin, James Srodes here gives us a fascinating group portrait of a dozen Washington intellectuals—twelve young men and women who, on ... (Read More)
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On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
Alexandra Horowitz.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191255.  Daedalus Item Code: 54028
Here the author of the delightful Inside of a Dog shows us how to see the spectacle of the ordinary—to practice, as Arthur Conan Doyle put it, "the observation of trifles." Psychologist ... (Read More)
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Our Necessary Shadow: The Nature and Meaning of Psychiatry
Tom Burns.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846144653.  Daedalus Item Code: 51224
For good or ill, psychiatry is a polemical battleground, criticized on the one hand as an instrument of social control or as a barbaric practice, while on the other trumpeted as the latest ... (Read More)
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The People of the Abyss
Jack London. Alexander Masters, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843914501.  Daedalus Item Code: 53765
In 1902, the author of The Call of the Wild bought some secondhand clothes, moved to London's East End, and set out to discover how the poor really lived. Whether eating, drinking, and ... (Read More)
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Ping-Pong Diplomacy: The Secret History Behind the Game that Changed the World
Nicholas Griffin.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451642773.  Daedalus Item Code: 42152
Table tennis as a tool for diplomacy and espionage? British journalist Nicholas Griffin proves that Ping-Pong is exactly that, in this surprisingly engrossing tale of how the game has been used ... (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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Sex, Murder, and the Meaning of Life: A Psychologist Investigates How Evolution, Cognition, and Complexity are Revolutionizing Our View of Human Nature
Douglas T. Kenrick.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020447.  Daedalus Item Code: 51332
Although our heads are full of simple, selfish biases that evolved to help our ancestors survive, modern human beings are anything but simple and selfish cavemen, argues social psychologist Douglas ... (Read More)
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The Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting
Rachel Shteir.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202971.  Daedalus Item Code: 33203
This unique cultural analysis of shoplifting, from the author of Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie Show, reveals the roots of a modern dilemma in its fascinating and ancient history ... (Read More)
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A Student's Guide to Psychology
Daniel N. Robinson.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781882926954.  Daedalus Item Code: 31162
Psychology is frequently the most popular major on campus, but it can also be the most treacherous. Philosophy and psychology professor Daniel Robinson surveys the philosophical and historical roots ... (Read More)
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Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
Jeff Shesol.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338812.  Daedalus Item Code: 51038
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2010)Beginning in 1935, in a series of devastating decisions, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of Franklin Roosevelt's agenda in ... (Read More)
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