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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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Sensation: The New Science of Physical Intelligence
Thalma Lobel.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451699135.  Daedalus Item Code: 62563
Color and temperature, darkness and light, rough and smooth textures—such sensations have an unexpectedly powerful influence on your inner world and your actions, notes psychologist Thalma Lobel. ... (Read More)
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Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination that Changed America
Wil Haygood.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307957191.  Daedalus Item Code: 63281
Thurgood Marshall brought down the separate-but-equal doctrine, integrated schools, and not only fought for human rights and human dignity but also made them impossible to deny in the courts and in ... (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 Study of Culture at a Distance: The Study of Contemporary Western Cultures, Vol. 1
Margaret Mead & Rhoda Métraux, eds.
Publisher: Berghahn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781571812162.  Daedalus Item Code: 51037
The United States on the eve of World War II was still a society largely isolated from the world, and in preparing to face enemies with vastly different cultural traditions, turned to anthropologists ... (Read More)
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The Tastemaker: Carl van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America
Edward White.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374201579.  Daedalus Item Code: 54557
One of the early 20th century's most influential cultural impresarios, Carl Van Vechten was a patron and dealmaker of the Harlem Renaissance, a photographer who captured the era's icons, and a ... (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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True Crime: Classic, Rare and Unseen
Tim Hill.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907176579.  Daedalus Item Code: 61431
Discussed in substantial articles and supplemented with photographs and newspaper clippings of their eras, the 47 true crimes featured here include some of the most notorious serial killers (Charles ... (Read More)
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The Wayward Genius of Henry Mayhew: Pioneering Reportage from Victorian London
Henry Mayhew. Karl Sabbagh, ed.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913788.  Daedalus Item Code: 53820
A journalist and co-founder of Punch Magazine, Henry Mayhew (1812–87) shared his friend Charles Dickens's compassion for the poor. Over the course of a decade, Mayhew conducted hundreds of ... (Read More)
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White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words
Attilio Bolzoni. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330528214.  Daedalus Item Code: 54843
For more than 30 years, prize-winning Sicilian journalist Attilio Bolzoni has reported on the shadowy activities of Cosa Nostra, and in this anthology he compiles interviews, court proceedings, and ... (Read More)
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Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America
Douglas Cazaux Sackman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195178531.  Daedalus Item Code: 61717
When a lone Native American named Ishi came out of hiding in the wild in 1911, he was whisked away to San Francisco to meet Alfred Kroeber, a founder of American anthropology. When Kroeber and Ishi ... (Read More)
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Without Copyrights: Piracy, Publishing, and the Public Domain
Robert Spoo.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199927876.  Daedalus Item Code: 60969
The names of James Joyce and Ezra Pound stand tall in literary modernism, but few recognize the name of Samuel Roth. A brash, business-savvy entrepreneur, Roth made a name for himself as the founding ... (Read More)
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