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The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs
Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder & Fred R. Shapiro, compilers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52734
 
From the commonplace ("Make love, not war" and "It's a dog-eat-dog world") to the obscure ("Moonlight does not dry mittens" and "A singing army is invincible"), this intriguing anthology collects ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
 
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Crime
Oliver Cyriax, Colin Wilson and Damon Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677634.  Daedalus Item Code: 40921
 
Separating the facts, history, and science of crime from the media reportage surrounding major cases, this illustrated encyclopedia surveys a broad history of criminal acts. The entries range from ... (Read More)
 
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism: Encyclopedia of World Religions
J. Gordon Melton.
Publisher: Checkmark Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780816077465.  Daedalus Item Code: 40661
 
Emphasizing the living faith and its historical and social backgrounds, in some 600 A-to-Z entries, this encyclopedia explores the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
 
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
 
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Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True
Elizabeth Berg.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062200440.  Daedalus Item Code: 51306
 
Both a primer and a writer's autobiography, this book by the author of Tapestry of Fortunes and Open House provides aspiring authors with ideas to stimulate their creativity and offers ... (Read More)
 
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Everything Explained Through Flowcharts: Including Tips for World Domination, Which Religion Offers the Best Afterlife, Alien Pickup Lines, and the Secret Recipe for Gettin' Laid Lemonade
Doogie Horner.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061826603.  Daedalus Item Code: 44332
 
According to book designer and stand-up comic Doogie Horner (host of The Ministry of Secret Jokes), everything—absolutely everything—in the seemingly random universe can be connected, ... (Read More)
 
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The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, Remarkable, Respectable (and Regrettable) Runners-Up and Their Almost Claim to Fame
Matthew Murrie & Steve Murrie.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440507526.  Daedalus Item Code: 43152
 
Susan Lucci, Al Gore, the Buffalo Bills—they all won fame by coming in second, though they are the exception to the rule. In general, runners-up are doomed to dwell in obscurity, despite having come ... (Read More)
 
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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
 
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
 
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The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male: The Best of Gentry Magazine, 1951–1957
Hal Rubenstein, ed.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062088475.  Daedalus Item Code: 41949
 
More than 50 years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine remains one of the most influential men's magazines ever created. Publisher William Segal's innovative style magazine broke new ... (Read More)
 
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Gray's Anatomy
Henry Gray. Henry Carter, illus. George Davidson, intro.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781782124269.  Daedalus Item Code: 52194
 
First published in 1858 as Henry Gray's Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical, the reference volume produced by surgeon Gray and illustrated by anatomist and artist Henry Vandyke Carter is the most ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Trivia Book: In Facts We Trust
Daniel Adams.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440573606.  Daedalus Item Code: 51930
 
Who was the first president born outside the original 13 colonies? Which American writer was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature? And in the early 20th century, could you really buy a ... (Read More)
 
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