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Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors
Andrew Shaffer.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062077288.  Daedalus Item Code: 44351
 
There was a time when authors fought with both words and fists, a time when poetsónot rock starsówere the ones living fast and dying young, Andrew Shaffer reminds us. Also the author of Great ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Genius
Keith Souter. Fiona McDonald, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780752458687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61297
 
At any party, there's always someone who stands out from the crowd because he or she speaks more intelligently and tells better jokes than nearly anyone else. If you've ever wished you were as ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (Read More)
 
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Midget Ninja & Tactical Laxatives: Bizarre Warfare Through the Ages
Philip Sidnell.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848843318.  Daedalus Item Code: 61482
 
Which army used camels disguised as war elephants? How did live cows dropped by the Soviet air force sink a Japanese vessel? And just what kind of weapon was the Bohemian Ear Spoon? From a British ... (Read More)
 
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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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Monty Python and Philosophy: Nudge Nudge, Think Think!
Gary L. Hardcastle & George A. Reisch, eds.
Publisher: Open Court.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812695939.  Daedalus Item Code: 61605
 
With its logical paradoxes, clever wordplay, and focus on the absurdities of life, the work of Monty Python appeals to everyone with a philosophical bentóthe more bent the better. This book from the ... (Read More)
 
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More Women's Wicked Wit: Over 2000 Scintillating Quotations from Mary Shelley to Courtney Love
Michelle Lovric.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781853755675.  Daedalus Item Code: 61257
 
This follow-up to Women's Wicked Wit contains some 2,000 of not only the scintillating quotations mentioned in the subtitle, but also acerbic retorts and saucy one-liners by some of the ... (Read More)
 
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My Favorite Martian: The Complete Series: Volume One
Russ Manning, Dan Spiegle & Mike Arens, illus. Paul S. Newman & Bob Ogle, text.
Publisher: Hermes Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781932563795.  Daedalus Item Code: 61826
 
In 1964, during the first year of My Favorite Martian on television, Gold Key introduced a comic book adaptation of the series, which over the first few issues would be drawn by such notable ... (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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OMG! I Forgot the Card!: Last Minute Greeting Cards for Every Occasion
Claudean Wheeler & Scott Francis.
Publisher: How Books.   Format: notecards.
ISBN: 9781440338779.  Daedalus Item Code: 66076
 
Maybe you're forgetful; maybe you just didn't know you'd need it; or maybe you've just made one too many trips to the card aisle recently. Whatever the reason, if you're afraid you might be caught ... (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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