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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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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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Railroad Posters of Scotland Colouring Book

Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764959622.  Daedalus Item Code: 43535
 
The 21 railway poster images in this coloring book include picturesque abbeys and castle ruins, powerful steam engines and dramatic viaducts, colorful highland games and thrilling knights in armor, ... (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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Schott's Sporting, Gaming, and Idling Miscellany
Ben Schott.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582344065.  Daedalus Item Code: 36305
 
From the author of the international bestsellers Schott's Original Miscellany and Schott's Food and Drink Miscellany comes this third—and most playful—installment in the series. What ... (Read More)
 
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Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition
Ben Schott.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848549104.  Daedalus Item Code: 43996
 
Giving us another delightful schott of intellectual wit, Ben Schott—master of miscellanies and almanacs, as well as an ace book designer—here collects those things that there "ought to be a German ... (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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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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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Billy Crystal.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805098204.  Daedalus Item Code: 38931
 
Just like 77 million of his fellow baby boomers, Billy Crystal is turning 65—and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and warmth, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with ... (Read More)
 
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