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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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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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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases
Deborah Halber.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451657586.  Daedalus Item Code: 61340
In America today, upwards of 40,000 people are dead and unaccounted for. The bodies of these children, spouses, siblings, and friends are stored in the back rooms of coroner's facilities and county ... (Read More)
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182348.  Daedalus Item Code: 61011
The author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb here explores the secret inner workings of the brain, and how our understanding of it has been informed. Early ... (Read More)
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Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat
John McQuaid.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451685008.  Daedalus Item Code: 53062
Taste has long been considered the most basic of the five senses because its principal mission is simply to discern food from everything else. Yet taste is really the most complex and subtle sense, ... (Read More)
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The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge
Carlos Castaneda.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781405921398.  Daedalus Item Code: 62453
In 1960 Carlos Castaneda first met don Juan Matus, a Yaqui Indian feared and avoided by many in the American Southwest region because of his reputation for possessing unnatural powers. Over the next ... (Read More)
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