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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (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
François Hébel, 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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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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A Mickey Mouse Reader
Garry Apgar, ed.
Publisher: Mississippi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628461039.  Daedalus Item Code: 62534
 
From Variety's review of "Steamboat Willie" in November 1928 ("Giggles came so fast at [the theater] they were stumbling over each other.") to M. Thomas Inge's 2006 entry in American ... (Read More)
 
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Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
Mark J. Penn.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446580960.  Daedalus Item Code: 00008
 
The nation is no longer a melting pot, assays Mark Penn, the analyst who identified "soccer moms" as a crucial constituency in President Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign. We are instead a ... (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 bent—the more bent the better. This book from the ... (Read More)
 
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The Moral Molecule: How Trust Works
Paul J. Zak.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780142196908.  Daedalus Item Code: 62905
 
The founding director of Claremont Graduate University's Center for Neuroeconomics Studies as well as a blogger for Psychology Today and the host of a hugely successful TED talk, Paul Zak ... (Read More)
 
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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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The New Geography of Jobs
Enrico Moretti.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547750118.  Daedalus Item Code: 43638
 
We're used to thinking of the United States in opposing terms: red versus blue, haves versus have-nots. But today there are three Americas, argues economics professor Enrico Moretti. At one extreme ... (Read More)
 
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The Nine: Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Jeffrey Toobin.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400096794.  Daedalus Item Code: 62288
 
(A New York Times Best Book of 2007 and winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize) Here New Yorker staff writer and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of ... (Read More)
 
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972
Douglas Brinkley & Luke A. Nichter, eds.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544274150.  Daedalus Item Code: 60868
 
Between 1971 and 1973, President Richard Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured 3700 hours of recordings, yet less than 5 percent have ever been made public. Luke Nichter transcribed a trove ... (Read More)
 
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