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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42100
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: The Lost Art of Handwriting
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865478022.  Daedalus Item Code: 49182
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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Never Push When it Says Pull: Small Rules for Little Problems
Guy Browning.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848873766.  Daedalus Item Code: 32575
 
Wouldn't it be great if, for all those things in life that you're afraid you might get embarrassingly wrong, someone gave you clear, precise instructions for getting it right? Here, in a perfectly ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: 183rd Imperial Edition
The Onion.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316133265.  Daedalus Item Code: 41962
 
Wrong for all the right reasons, The Onion has brought us to tears of sometimes guilty laughter with its satirical take on the day's news (which occasionally has been mistaken for genuine news ... (Read More)
 
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Poets Ranked by Beard Weight: The Commemorative Edition
Upton Uxbridge Underwood. Gilbert Alter-Gilbert, text. Mahendra Singh, illus. Jack Passion, preface.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616082451.  Daedalus Item Code: 22419
 
Just how great a poet was Walt Whitman, a man of slight beard, compared to Samuel Morse, a poet as well as an inventor, whose massive Garibaldi Elongated–style beard embodied nearly three times the ... (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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The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606523254.  Daedalus Item Code: 40655
 
One need never be flummoxed again. From "chips" and "crumbs" to "spending a penny," here is an indispensable guide to surviving and thriving in the tricky byways of the English language as the ... (Read More)
 
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547534251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34129
 
Who better than Ralph Steadman—not only the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson, but also the creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery, and a longtime dog lover—to give us a ... (Read More)
 
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Richard Pryor: The Warner Bros. Albums (1974–1983)
Richard Pryor.
Publisher: Rhino.   Format: 7 audio CDs.
ISBN: 536245.  Daedalus Item Code: 38893
 
(Includes four Grammy Award–winning Best Comedy Albums) Variously deemed by his fellow funnymen as "the seminal comedian of the last 50 years" (Bob Newhart) and "the Picasso of our profession" ... (Read More)
 
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S is for Stupid: An Encyclopedia of Stupidity
Leland Gregory.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781449400620.  Daedalus Item Code: 40946
 
The author of What's the Number for 911? and America's Dumbest Criminals here gives his largest treasury yet of boneheaded criminals, inept public speakers, misguided government ... (Read More)
 
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Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland: More Personal Ads from the London Review of Books
David Rose.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781439125649.  Daedalus Item Code: 23428
 
"Man, 42. WLTM woman to 50 to help harness the disappointment I routinely create in all my relationships. Own tap shoes an advantage. Box no. 3868." London Review of Books editor David Rose ... (Read More)
 
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Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
Amy Sedaris.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446557030.  Daedalus Item Code: 21309
 
America's most delightfully unconventional hostess and the author of I Like You, Amy Sedaris here gives us a book that may forever change the world of crafting. Demonstrating that handicrafts ... (Read More)
 
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