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Love Illuminated: Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject (with the Help of 50,000 Strangers)
Daniel Jones, ed.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062211163.  Daedalus Item Code: 54079
 
Even though it is the source of so much of our happiness and the cause of so much misery, love has proven impossible for most of us to truly understand. Drawing from 50,000 stories that have crossed ... (Read More)
 
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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
Sissela Bok.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705281.  Daedalus Item Code: 70334
 
Is it ever all right to lie? Philosopher and sociologist Sissela Bok here explores the dynamics and the ramifications of falsehood and deception in public and private life, in government, medicine, ... (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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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
Michael Blanding.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408177.  Daedalus Item Code: 63726
 
(Winner of the 2015 New England Society Book Award for History and Biography) Affable and deeply knowledgeable, E. Forbes Smiley III was well-liked and well-trusted in the reading rooms and ... (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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Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit.
Publisher: Haymarket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608464661.  Daedalus Item Code: 79144
 
Originally published in 2014, this updated edition of Rebecca Solnit's collection of witty, barbed, bracingly honest essays includes two new entries, "#YesAllWomen," written in response to the ... (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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A Mickey Mouse Reader
Garry Apgar, ed.
Publisher: Mississippi.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628461039.  Daedalus Item Code: 62534
 
From Variety's review of "Steamboat Willie" in November 1928 ("Giggles came so fast at [the theater] they were stumbling over each other.") to M. Thomas Inge's 2006 entry in American ... (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 re-election campaign. We are instead a ... (Read More)
 
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The Moral Molecule: How Trust Works
Paul J. Zak.
Publisher: Plume.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780142196908.  Daedalus Item Code: 62905
 
The founding director of Claremont Graduate University's Center for Neuroeconomics Studies as well as a blogger for Psychology Today and the host of a hugely successful TED talk, Paul Zak ... (Read More)
 
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My Life on the Road
Gloria Steinem.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345408167.  Daedalus Item Code: 69420
 
The co-founder of Ms. magazine, the recipient of numerous journalism awards, and a winner of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Gloria Steinem has been a writer, activist, organizer, and ... (Read More)
 
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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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