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The Fractalist: Memoir of a Scientific Maverick
Benoit B. Mandelbrot.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43107
 
The father of fractal geometry, who spent more than 35 years at IBM as a research scientist, Benoit Mandelbrot changed how we look at both the natural world and the financial world, transforming our ... (Read More)
 
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Furious Cool: Richard Pryor and the World that Made Him
David Henry & Joe Henry.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616200787.  Daedalus Item Code: 43844
 
Richard Pryor was one of the most influential performers of the later 20th century, and certainly he was the most successful black actor/comedian ever, argue the authors of this revelatory and ... (Read More)
 
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George F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 44340
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia—a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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The Gerbil Farmer's Daughter
Holly Robinson.
Publisher: Harmony.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307337450.  Daedalus Item Code: 12131
 
"What kind of Navy officer sits on his ship in the middle of the Mediterranean dreaming of gerbils?" That's the question Holly Robinson sets out to answer in this warm and rollicking memoir of life ... (Read More)
 
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The Godfather Effect: Changing Hollywood, America, and Me
Tom Santopietro.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250005137.  Daedalus Item Code: 33545
 
In his brilliant examination of our 40-year obsession with the Godfather film trilogy, biographer and longtime New York theater manager Tom Santopietro also gives us a personal reflection on what it ... (Read More)
 
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Harrison Birtwistle: Man, Mind, Music
Jonathan Cross.
Publisher: Cornell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801486722.  Daedalus Item Code: 91879
 
For more than half a century contemporary British composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle has been challenging audiences with his mixture of medieval and modern music. This book uncovers the sources of ... (Read More)
 
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The House in France: A Memoir
Gully Wells.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269805.  Daedalus Item Code: 33385
 
Set in Provence, London, and New York, this is a daughter's bright and witty memoir of her mother, rebellious American journalist Dee Wells, and her stepfather A.J. Ayer, the worldly Oxford ... (Read More)
 
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How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
Frances Wilson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062094544.  Daedalus Item Code: 23952
 
This original and gripping history looks at the sinking of the Titanic through the prism of the life and lost honor of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner. While many of the men aboard lit ... (Read More)
 
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The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives
Brian Dillon.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479463.  Daedalus Item Code: 32759
 
Charlotte Brontë found in her illnesses, real and imagined, an escape from familial and social duties, and the perfect conditions for writing. Andy Warhol was terrified by disease and by the idea of ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
 
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
 
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