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The Terminal Spy
Alan S. Cowell.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767928168.  Daedalus Item Code: 39057
 
After sipping tea in a London hotel, former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the Kremlin, fell ill and was rushed to the hospital. Within days he was dead, poisoned by a rare ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Rex
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966008.  Daedalus Item Code: 42905
 
(Winner of the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Biography) Following the new president Theodore "TR" Roosevelt as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency ... (Read More)
 
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These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
Christopher Andersen.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476732329.  Daedalus Item Code: 42385
 
They were the original power couple—rich, attractive, and endlessly fascinating. In this behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kennedys in their final year together—which features 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
 
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
 
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They Went Whistling: Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
Barbara Holland.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720021.  Daedalus Item Code: 42333
 
Throughout history there have been women, endowed with curiosity and abundant spirit, who stepped out of their homes, cast off the shackles of expectation, and struck out for new territory. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici
Elizabeth Lev.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151012992.  Daedalus Item Code: 43269
 
A strategist to match Machiavelli (with whom she had an affair), a warrior who stood toe to toe with the Borgias, a wife whose three marriages would end in bloodshed and heartbreak, and a mother ... (Read More)
 
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Titled Americans: The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat
Eric Homberger, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781908402608.  Daedalus Item Code: 38853
 
"It has been estimated that 454 American heiresses married European aristocrats in the late 19th century, and thus acquired, at considerable expense, hereditary titles of nobility," notes Eric ... (Read More)
 
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Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis
Terry Golway.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402217166.  Daedalus Item Code: 41397
 
This unique multimedia portrait shows a nation in crisis in the context of a president's direct communication with the public at the dawn of the media age. Historian Terry Golway examines how ... (Read More)
 
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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
 
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of anticolonialist ... (Read More)
 
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A Train in Winter: A Story of Resistance, Friendship and Survival
Caroline Moorehead.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780701182823.  Daedalus Item Code: 41320
 
(One of the New York Times Notable Books of 2011) The youngest of the group was a schoolgirl of 16, who scrawled "V" (for victory) on the walls of her lycée; the eldest, a farmer's wife ... (Read More)
 
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The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846-1848
Martin Dugard.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803228122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43181
 
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are forever linked by history as the great military rivals of the Civil War. Yet less than two decades earlier they had been comrades—both West Point graduates, ... (Read More)
 
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