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How We Are: The How to Live Trilogy: Book One
Vincent Deary.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172107.  Daedalus Item Code: 70048
 
Exploring the power of habit and the difficulty of change, psychologist Vincent Deary shows us how we live most of our lives automatically, in small worlds of comfortable habit—unless an outside ... (Read More)
 
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How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
Sherwin B. Nuland.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679742449.  Daedalus Item Code: 70321
 
(Winner of the 1993 National Book Award and a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award) This edition of surgeon Sherwin Nuland's incisive examination of the end ... (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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Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes
Sharon Moalem, with Matthew D. Laplante.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455549443.  Daedalus Item Code: 71019
 
Our genetic destiny is not fixed at conception, as physician and research scientist Sharon Moalem reveals here; the human genome is actually far more fluid than we knew, and far more reactive to the ... (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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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64331
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Jaro Fabry: The Art of Fashion, Style, and Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s
Jaro Fabry, illus. Alex Chun, intro.
Publisher: Hermes Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781932563153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61825
 
Like no other artist of the 1930s and 40s, Jaro Fabry chronicled New York high society and the great stars of Hollywood in his inks and watercolors, notes Alex Chun in his introduction to this ... (Read More)
 
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Jazz Age: Fashion in the Roaring 20s (Dutch & English Languages)
Eve Demoen, Emmanuelle Polle, Romy Cockx, Joanne Turney & Emmanuelle Dirix, contributors. Kenneth Ramaekers, foreword.
Publisher: Snoeck.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789461612243.  Daedalus Item Code: 64401
 
The influence of jazz upon popular music is impossible to overstate, but upon the genre's explosion of popularity in the 1920s, it also made a major impact on the world of fashion. Featuring 75 ... (Read More)
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. André Brink, foreword.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566568005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42390
 
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, uttering the words "Let freedom reign" as part of his inaugural address, which is featured here. Mandela's great skill as an ... (Read More)
 
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Lifestyle Illustration of the 50s
Rian Hughes, ed.
Publisher: Goodman Fiell.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781847960450.  Daedalus Item Code: 64683
 
A survey of the astonishing artistic skill of lifestyle illustrators of the period, this chunky catalogue presents more than 1,000 beautiful and stylistically diverse images by the era's top ... (Read More)
 
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