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Living with a Wild God: A Non-Believer's Search for the Truth About Everything
Barbara Ehrenreich.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781783780136.  Daedalus Item Code: 54848
 
Renowned for her trenchant, witty polemics in such books as Nickel and Dimed, Bait and Switch, and Dancing in the Streets, Barbara Ehrenreich is the model of the intelligent ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780877798095.  Daedalus Item Code: 52492
 
This college-level desk dictionary—the source for many of Merriam-Webster's reference materials—contains 225,000 clear and precise definitions in 165,000 entries, including 10,000 new words, as well ... (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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Numberland: The World in Numbers
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430605.  Daedalus Item Code: 52437
 
Compulsively readable and a veritable bottomless well of trivial facts and conversation starters, this book by Mitchell Symons—one of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary: Fourth Edition

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780877799290.  Daedalus Item Code: 60448
 
This compact fourth edition of the Scrabble player's "bible" lists more than 100,000 two- to eight-letter words that are legitimate for play in North America—4,000 new to this edition. Main entries ... (Read More)
 
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Oranges and Lemons: Rhymes from Past Times
Karen Dolby.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843179597.  Daedalus Item Code: 52405
 
Collecting well-known nursery rhymes along with some that may be less familiar (yet faintly recognized), this intriguing annotated treasury takes us back to our earliest years and those rhymes and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Royal Wisdom: The Most Daft, Cheeky, and Brilliant Quotes from Britain's Royal Family
Kate Petrella.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440527456.  Daedalus Item Code: 54584
 
"Do you seriously expect me to be the first Prince of Wales in history not to have a mistress?" Prince Charles once quipped. They may be royalty, but the first family of Great Britain has made more ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel R. Wells's How to Behave: The Classic Pocket Manual of Good Manners & Model Behavior
Samuel R. Wells.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781440556340.  Daedalus Item Code: 51937
 
Originally published in New York in 1857, this treatise by Samuel Wells—a noted phrenologist and an early promoter of vegetarianism—has taught thousands of men and women how to build and project a ... (Read More)
 
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Shady Characters: Ampersands, Interrobangs and Other Typographical Curiosities
Keith Houston.
Publisher: Particular Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146473.  Daedalus Item Code: 52721
 
Every character we write or type is a link to the past, claims Keith Houston, and his book—which features 75 black and white illustrations—charts the lives of some of the most intriguing examples. ... (Read More)
 
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Simple Rules for Card Games: Instructions and Strategy for Twenty Card Games
Don Rauf.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770433857.  Daedalus Item Code: 43858
 
Presented in a handsome compact volume, perfect for the game shelf, this book not only provides the rules for 20 classic card games—including Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Canasta, Whist, Spades, and ... (Read More)
 
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Simplify, Simplify and Other Quotations from Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau. K.P. Van Anglen, ed.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231103893.  Daedalus Item Code: 54825
 
Taking from Henry David Thoreau's Walden, "Civil Disobedience," The Maine Woods, and his abolitionist and nature writings, letters, and other texts, Thoreau scholar Kevin Van Anglen ... (Read More)
 
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