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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (Read More)
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Murphy's Law 2016 Day-to-Day Calendar
Arthur Bloch.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449465476.  Daedalus Item Code: 55718
Murphy's Law—"If anything can go wrong, it will"—may be widely known. But in this tear-off daily calendar you will find hundreds of additional laws, axioms, and corollaries that sum up the ... (Read More)
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Nancy Is Happy: Dailies 1943–1945
Ernie Bushmiller. Daniel Clowes, intro.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781606993606.  Daedalus Item Code: 52036
A funny thing happened on the way to comic-strip immortality. For many years, Ernie Bushmiller's Nancy, with its odd-looking, squat heroine, nearly abstract art, and often super-corny gags, ... (Read More)
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
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Office Cartoons from The New Yorker 2016 Mini Wall Calendar

Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449468675.  Daedalus Item Code: 55706
Droll, intelligent, insightful—and yet somehow funny enough to also produce involuntary snorts and chuckles from nearly everyone—the one-panel cartoons found in The New Yorker are a comedy ... (Read More)
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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge
The Onion.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316133241.  Daedalus Item Code: 53244
Wrong for all the right reasons, The Onion has brought us to tears of sometimes guilty laughter with its satirical take on the day's news (which occasionally has been mistaken for genuine news ... (Read More)
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Peanuts 2016 Mini Day-to-Day Calendar
Charles Schulz, illus.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449468545.  Daedalus Item Code: 55720
Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang appear on the tiny tear-off pages of this little calendar—not in cartoon strips, but in color portraits without dialogue. ... (Read More)
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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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846014246.  Daedalus Item Code: 53866
Clever (if sometimes rude) captions and irresistible canine portraits make this book a remarkable effective cure for dog days. "Roger suddenly realized that he probably shouldn't have let the ... (Read More)
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