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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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Phantom Hitchhikers and Other Urban Legends: The Strange Stories Behind the Tall Tales
Albert Jack.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399161537.  Daedalus Item Code: 53250
Have you heard the story about Walt Disney's cryogenically frozen body? Or about Coca-Cola owning the rights to Santa Claus? Or alligators living in New York City sewers? Where do urban legends, ... (Read More)
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Practice to Decieve
Ann Rule.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416544623.  Daedalus Item Code: 53845
On Christmas Day 2003, Russel Douglas was found shot between the eyes in his car on the idyllic Whidbey Island in Puget Sound. The police doubt that they will find the perpetrator, but a vital clue ... (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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Puppies For When Sh*t Happens
Trevor Davies.
Publisher: Spruce.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781846014246.  Daedalus Item Code: 53866
Clever (if sometimes rude) captions and irresistible canine portraits make this book a remarkably effective cure for dog days. "Roger suddenly realized that he probably shouldn't have let the ... (Read More)
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547534251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34129
Who better than Ralph Steadman—not only the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson, but also the creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery, and a longtime dog lover—to give us a ... (Read More)
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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
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Sartre's Sink: The Great Writers' Complete Book of DIY
Mark Crick.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847080479.  Daedalus Item Code: 53603
For too long, Do-it-Yourself books have suffered the neglect of the literary establishment. Finally, in this follow-up to Kafka's Soup, Mark Crick gives us a collection of essential DIY tips ... (Read More)
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Sexually, I'm More of a Switzerland: More Personal Ads from the London Review of Books
David Rose.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781439125649.  Daedalus Item Code: 23428
"Man, 42. WLTM woman to 50 to help harness the disappointment I routinely create in all my relationships. Own tap shoes an advantage. Box no. 3868." London Review of Books editor David Rose ... (Read More)
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Shakespeare Insult Generator: Mix and Match More than 150,000 Insults in the Bard's Own Words
Barry Kraft.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452127750.  Daedalus Item Code: 53874
Say what you will about the Bard of Stratford; he certainly had a way of slinging an outrageous arrow or two. You too can put dullards and miscreants in their place with this entertaining little ... (Read More)
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Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
Amy Sedaris.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446557030.  Daedalus Item Code: 21309
America's most delightfully unconventional hostess and the author of I Like You, Amy Sedaris here gives us a book that may forever change the world of crafting. Demonstrating that handicrafts ... (Read More)
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Snark! The Herald Angels Sing: Sarcasm, Bitterness, and the Holiday Season
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702513.  Daedalus Item Code: 52442
In that time of year when we all spend too much, drink too much, eat too much, and have to smile falsely at people whom we only see once in a blue moon, wouldn't it be a comfort—or at least a ... (Read More)
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