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Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—and How It Can Renew America
Thomas L. Friedman.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374166854.  Daedalus Item Code: 89516
 
(Signed Bookplate) "Green is the new red, white, and blue," says three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman, foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times and author of The ... (Read More)
 
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The House: The History of the House of Representatives
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061341113.  Daedalus Item Code: 23950
 
The U.S. House of Representatives has long played a central role in shaping the nation's destiny. This single-volume history from National Book Award winner Robert Remini, published in association ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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The Innovator's Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What Is Next
Steven Johnson, ed.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485589.  Daedalus Item Code: 23388
 
The author of Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, and Everything Bad Is Good For You, Internet pioneer Steven Johnson provides this essential book for anyone ... (Read More)
 
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Irrefutable Evidence: Adventures in the History of Forensic Science
Michael Kurland.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566638036.  Daedalus Item Code: 33690
 
The rise of scientific thinking in finding, catching, and convicting criminals—and, just as important, freeing the innocent—has transformed society's assault on crime, argues two-time Edgar Award ... (Read More)
 
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Jung: A Journey of Transformation
Vivianne Crowley.
Publisher: Quest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780835607827.  Daedalus Item Code: 40816
 
Perhaps the most influential psychologist of the 20th century, Carl Jung's ideas shape the way we think about ourselves and the ways we relate to each other. He gives us concepts we use everyday to ... (Read More)
 
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Language: The Cultural Tool
Daniel L. Everett.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307378538.  Daedalus Item Code: 40720
 
In recent years the prevailing opinion among many academics has been that language is embedded in our genes, existing as an innate and instinctual part of us. But linguist Daniel Everett argues that ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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Lastingness: The Art of Old Age
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446199643.  Daedalus Item Code: 22371
 
While the American population is growing older, we remain focused on youth; we're "over the hill" by 50, and even sooner in fields of sports and entertainment. But if younger is better, why do we ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicon of Real American Food
Jane & Michael Stern.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760947.  Daedalus Item Code: 32928
 
This tasty addition to the Roadfood reading list will make you hungry, and serve you a side dish of wanderlust. James Beard Award–winning Gourmet columnists Jane and Michael Stern have ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Asti Hustvedt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393025606.  Daedalus Item Code: 23885
 
Blanche, Augustine, and Geneviève were each admitted to the hysteria ward of the Salpêtrière Hospital in 1870s Paris, where their care was directed by the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger: The Photobook
Francois Hebel, foreword.
Publisher: Contrasto.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788869652905.  Daedalus Item Code: 41390
 
"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
 
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