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The Last Lingua Franca: English Until the Return of Babel
Nicholas Ostler.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717719.  Daedalus Item Code: 31932
 
The author of Ad Infinitum: A Biography of Latin and Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World, Nicholas Ostler here portrays English as the last in a long line of lingua ... (Read More)
 
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Lastingness: The Art of Old Age
Nicholas Delbanco.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446199643.  Daedalus Item Code: 22371
 
While the American population is growing older, we remain focused on youth; we're "over the hill" by 50, and even sooner in fields of sports and entertainment. But if younger is better, why do we ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicon of Real American Food
Jane & Michael Stern.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760947.  Daedalus Item Code: 32928
 
This tasty addition to the Roadfood reading list will make you hungry, and serve you a side dish of wanderlust. James Beard Award–winning Gourmet columnists Jane and Michael Stern have ... (Read More)
 
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LIFE: With the Beatles: Inside Beatlemania
Robert Whitaker, ed.
Publisher: Life Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603202312.  Daedalus Item Code: 50468
 
When Beatlemania exploded, photographer Robert Whitaker was along for the wild ride, chronicling the Fab Four backstage, in the studio, and even in their homes. As seen here in more than 225 color ... (Read More)
 
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The Love You Make: An Insider's Story of the Beatles
Peter Brown & Steven Gaines.
Publisher: New American Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780451207357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43381
 
Part of the Beatles' management team from the beginning, Peter Brown was a personal assistant to Brian Epstein and the band members themselves (he was John's best man when he wed Yoko, and was ... (Read More)
 
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The Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath
Jane Robins.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848541085.  Daedalus Item Code: 50914
 
In the dark opening months of World War I, Britain became engrossed by a horror closer to home. Bessie Mundy, Alice Burnham, and Margaret Lofty had at least one thing in common: they were spinsters ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Asti Hustvedt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393025606.  Daedalus Item Code: 23885
 
Blanche, Augustine, and Geneviève were each admitted to the hysteria ward of the Salpêtrière Hospital in 1870s Paris, where their care was directed by the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
 
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
 
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Mick Jagger: The Photobook
François Hébel, foreword.
Publisher: Contrasto.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788869652905.  Daedalus Item Code: 41390
 
"His extremely distinctive face has made him the archetypal rock star: Mick Jagger is universal," notes François Hébel in the introduction to this remarkable album. From Cecil Beaton to Herb Ritts, ... (Read More)
 
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Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
Mark J. Penn.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446580960.  Daedalus Item Code: 00008
 
The nation is no longer a melting pot, assays Mark Penn, the analyst who identified "soccer moms" as a crucial constituency in President Clinton's 1996 reelection campaign. We are instead a ... (Read More)
 
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Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits
Tara Bennett-Goleman.
Publisher: Rider.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781846043383.  Daedalus Item Code: 51098
 
Why sometimes do even the smallest events send us into a downward spiral? Whether we're aware of it or not, our feelings and outlook are constantly shaped by learned patterns or habitual modes of ... (Read More)
 
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