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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
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 In A Million Years: A History of Hopeless Predictions
Ivor Baddiel & Jonny Zucker.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781409140221.  Daedalus Item Code: 62420
 
From the scientist who thought our average life span could reach 200 to the record company executives who claimed that the Beatles wouldn't succeed in America, and from an Assyrian prediction that ... (Read More)
 
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
 
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
 
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Perfect Nonsense: The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
George Carlson. Daniel F. Yezbick, ed.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606995082.  Daedalus Item Code: 52037
 
One of the most prolific and innovative cartoonists and illustrators of the 20th century, George Carlson produced playful, absurdist, exquisitely rendered drawings in every medium, from comic books ... (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 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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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
 
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
 
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Rules for Aging: A Wry and Witty Guide to Life
Roger Rosenblatt.
Publisher: Harvest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780156013604.  Daedalus Item Code: 61877
 
Whether in the Washington Post, Time magazine, or on television as part of PBS's News Hour with Jim Lehrer, Peabody, Emmy, and George Polk Award–winning essayist Roger Rosenblatt ... (Read More)
 
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The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition: Innuendo, Irony, and Ill-Advised Insults on Intimacy
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781616084233.  Daedalus Item Code: 61910
 
It had to happen. Some of the snarkiest barbs ever recorded have been inspired by the subject of sex, and here the Snark Handbook lowers itself (and moves a little to its left) to scoop up every ... (Read More)
 
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
 
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
 
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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food
Dan Barber.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204074.  Daedalus Item Code: 49424
 
The "first plate" is the way many of us were raised to eat, featuring a large cut of meat with few vegetables. The farm-to-table movement has given us a "second plate," where the meat is from ... (Read More)
 
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Tiny Hats on Cats: Because Every Cat Deserves to Feel Fancy
Adam Ellis.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781455558131.  Daedalus Item Code: 59563
 
An online illustrator at BuzzFeed.com as well as an artist and blogger, Adam Ellis was inspired one day by his three-legged rescue cat Maxwell and a surplus of construction paper. Since then he has ... (Read More)
 
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