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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
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The Political Teachings of Jesus
Tod Lindberg.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061373947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62325
Political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision ... (Read More)
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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Amy Cuddy.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256575.  Daedalus Item Code: 69187
Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge—maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation—and immediately wished for a do-over? The very moments that require us to be ... (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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Psy-Q: You Know Your IQ—Now Test Your Psychological Intelligence
Ben Ambridge.
Publisher: Profile.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781252109.  Daedalus Item Code: 54850
Our emotions and desires, the decisions we make on a daily basis—every aspect of the way we think and feel has been studied by psychologists. Here British psychologist Ben Ambridge offers dozens of ... (Read More)
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, intro.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 60989
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848876750.  Daedalus Item Code: 32858
The creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery (as well as the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson), Ralph Steadman is both a longtime dog lover and a longtime dog drawer, ... (Read More)
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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations
Jacob Soll.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146411.  Daedalus Item Code: 61513
Also the author of Publishing "The Prince" and The Information Master, Jacob Soll here shows how the use or misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies, ... (Read More)
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The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
T.J. English.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061824586.  Daedalus Item Code: 62329
(Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime) Following up The Westies, Born to Kill, Paddy Whacked, and Havana Nocturne, T.J. English's gripping account of ... (Read More)
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385354042.  Daedalus Item Code: 63673
She is the most popular female superhero of all time. Wonder Woman first appeared in 1941, on the brink of World War II, and aside from Superman and Batman, she has lasted the longest and commanded ... (Read More)
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The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest
Penelope A. Lewis.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230107595.  Daedalus Item Code: 63441
Science has uncovered many ways our own brains trip us up, from their propensity toward irrational thought to intuitions that deceive us. Yet there is new research on sleep, notes neuroscientist ... (Read More)
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