Login Shopping Cart My Account TrackOrder
 
  Main Books Music DVDs Forum Spotlight Help
  Top 10s Our Picks New Arrivals Great Deals Short Quantities Notable Books
Home > Books > Our Picks > Reference
Search   
Advanced Search
My Emma
and save 10% on your next order.
Visit us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter See our Pictures on PInterest
ShoppingCart
 Shopping Cart
0 item(s) in your cart
 
Subtotal : $0.00
HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99.9% of hacker crime.
Our Picks
Books Category
Antiques
Arts - Performing
Arts - Visual
Audiobooks
Autobiography/ Biography
Business/Computer
Calendars/Notecards/ Gifts
Children's
Classical/ Medieval/ Renaissance Studies
Cooking/Food/Wine
Crafts
Cultural Studies
Erotica/Sexuality
Fiction
Games/Sports
General Non-Fiction
Health/Medicine
History
Home/Garden
Large Print
Literature
Nature
Nautical
New Age
Non-book
Parenting & Childcare
Philosophy
Reference
Regional Studies
Science
Seasonal
Social/ Behavioral/ Political Sciences
Spirituality/Religion
Transportation
Travel
Daedalus Books
Warehouse Outlet
Daedalus Warehouse outlet
Catalog Handy?
  Easy Order Form
  Shop Current Catalog
  Request Catalog
Need the Perfect Gift?

Gift Cards
Reading Group Picks

Reading Group Picks
Clearance Sale!
  Book Clearance
  Music Clearance
  DVD Clearance
Daily Glean
Our Picks
We'd like to share our personal favorites with you. Here are titles that we particularly want to "hand-sell" to you?books that we think are outstanding, and that we don't want you to miss.
Reference Sort By # of Items Per Page
Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $16.99 Sale Price: $4.98 You Save: $12.01
The Novel Cure: An A–Z of Literary Remedies
Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780857864208.  Daedalus Item Code: 70123
 
If you believe that books like To Kill a Mockingbird and The Great Gatsby are more than just page-turners, you may well be right. While we generally read novels for entertainment, ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $6.98
The Oxford Companion to Food: Third Edition
Alan Davidson. Tom Jaine, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199677337.  Daedalus Item Code: 63880
 
Twenty years in the making, the first edition of Alan Davidson's outstanding food reference appeared in 1999 to universal acclaim, and won a James Beard Award, an IACP Cookbook Award, and a ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $65.00 Sale Price: $19.98 You Save: $45.02
Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers—From 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World
Barnaby Rogerson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781250058836.  Daedalus Item Code: 70060
 
Commerce and science aside, numbers have always been fascinating and essential to civilizations and societies all over the world; indeed some of our most profound symbols and expressions are ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $16.00 Sale Price: $5.98 You Save: $10.02
Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $2.98
Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
 
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $10.00 Sale Price: $2.98 You Save: $7.02
The Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, A Rancorous Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool
Greg Proops. Jennifer Canaga, illus.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476747040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64581
 
Best known for appearing on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his award-winning podcast The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops is also a fountain of historical ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $25.00 Sale Price: $4.98 You Save: $20.02
Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
 
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $11.95 Sale Price: $3.98 You Save: $7.97
Uglier Than a Monkey's Armpit: Untranslatable Insults, Put-Downs and Curses from Around the World
Robert Vanderplank.
Publisher: Boxtree.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752226484.  Daedalus Item Code: 64553
 
They're the words you won't learn in any regular language class. Whether borne out of surprise, anger, passion, or humor, curses and insults make up some of the most colorful and profound phrases in ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $4.98
Use This Book!: The Only Book You'll Ever Need
Melissa Heckscher.
Publisher: Quirk.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781594740978.  Daedalus Item Code: 64818
 
It's been called the Swiss army knife of books. Chockfull of tools, charts, rulers, gadgets, form letters, and more, Use This Book! can be employed in thousands of everyday situations. Here ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $16.95 Sale Price: $4.98 You Save: $11.97
The Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour
Mitchell Symons. Andrew Pinder, illus.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976935.  Daedalus Item Code: 64544
 
Did you know that "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order? Or that "Stewardesses" is the longest word you can properly type solely with your ... (Read More)
 
List Price: $11.99 Sale Price: $3.98 You Save: $8.01
You Say Potato: A Book About Accents
Ben Crystal & David Crystal.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781447249696.  Daedalus Item Code: 63056
 
Everyone has an accent, though many of us think that we don't. We all have our likes and dislikes about the way other people speak, and everyone has something to say about "correct" pronunciation. ... (Read More)
 
List Price: Import Sale Price: $4.98
| 1 | 2 | 3 | Previous | Next
 
Security Seals
Books
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Books
Clearance
Reading Group Picks
Music
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable Music
Clearance
DVDs
Top 10s
Our Picks
New Arrivals
Great Deals
Short Quantities
Notable DVDs
Clearance
Customer Service
How to Order
FAQ
Contact Us
Feedback
About Us
Privacy Policy
My Account
Register
Forgot Password?
Change Your Info
Order History
Web Site Preference
Easy Order Form
Catalogs
Gift Cards
Track Order
 
Employment
Order online or call 1-800-395-2665 (U.S.) or 1-410-309-2705 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
This site features merchandise from our catalogs and store, in addition to items available only online. Availability may vary.
©2017 Daedalus Books, Inc. | Contact customer service at custserv@daedalusbooks.com