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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
 
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
 
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Life Skills: How to Do Almost Anything
Editors of the Chicago Tribune.
Publisher: Midway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781572841499.  Daedalus Item Code: 64278
 
How do you gracefully pick up the dinner check? What's the best way to fix a clogged drain? And how should you really wash wine glasses? With step-by-step instructions and illustrations, this book ... (Read More)
 
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Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit.
Publisher: Haymarket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608464661.  Daedalus Item Code: 79144
 
Originally published in 2014, this updated edition of Rebecca Solnit's collection of witty, barbed, bracingly honest essays includes two new entries, "#YesAllWomen," written in response to the ... (Read More)
 
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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)
 
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More Peanuts
Charles M. Schulz.
Publisher: Titan Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782761563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64341
 
The second Peanuts book appeared in 1954, collecting 248 of the best strips from the years 1952–54. Snoopy still looks like a puppy, but Charles Schulz's characters are beginning to achieve ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an Undeserving World
Johannes Gutenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
From America's Finest (Satirical) News Source comes this compilation of the most important, most influential, certainly the glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. It's ... (Read More)
 
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Own Your Grandparents Mini Notepad
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: journal.
UPC: 823398443507.  Daedalus Item Code: 66280
 
Always double-down on your assets, as the perky blonde mom on this notepad does when she promises her picture-perfect baby, "together we will own your grandparents." Anne Taintor's snarky, ... (Read More)
 
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Pounce
Seth Casteel.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316349222.  Daedalus Item Code: 69608
 
For those who know and love Seth Casteel as "that underwater dog photo guy," you may be surprised to learn that the photographer of Underwater Dogs and Underwater Babies actually got ... (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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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)
 
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Rubes Cow Tipping Mega Mini Kit
Leigh Rubin, illus.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440085.  Daedalus Item Code: 66250
 
Rural pranksters have been bragging about their cow-tipping adventures (with varying degrees of credibility) for almost as long as there have been cows. You too can go cow-tipping like an udder fool ... (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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