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The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters
Sarah Susanka.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812976007.  Daedalus Item Code: 43510
 
For many of us, the clutter in our attics reflects the clutter in our lives, posits architect and cultural visionary Sarah Susanka; the bigger-is-better mentality that triggered the explosion of ... (Read More)
 
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On Balance
Adam Phillips.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374212575.  Daedalus Item Code: 21710
 
"Balancing acts," writes Adam Phillips, "are entertaining because they are risky, but there are situations in which it is more dangerous to keep your balance than to lose it." In these exhilarating ... (Read More)
 
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The Orgasm Answer Guide
Barry R. Komisaruk, Beverly Whipple, Sara Nasserzadeh & Calos Beyer-Flores.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801893964.  Daedalus Item Code: 34401
 
Can an orgasm cause a heart attack? What is the G spot? How can I tell whether my partner is faking an orgasm? These and 77 other questions are answered by a panel of sexuality experts, covering the ... (Read More)
 
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
 
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
 
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547317274.  Daedalus Item Code: 43552
 
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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Pieces of Light: How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts
Charles Fernyhough.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062237897.  Daedalus Item Code: 42796
 
How is it possible to have vivid memories of something that never happened? How can siblings remember the same event from their childhoods so differently? Does your memory really get worse as you get ... (Read More)
 
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
 
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
 
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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069286.  Daedalus Item Code: 42769
 
A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns ... (Read More)
 
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Practical Wisdom: The Right Way to Do the Right Thing
Barry Schwartz & Kenneth Sharpe.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487835.  Daedalus Item Code: 40724
 
More than two millennia ago, Aristotle suggested a merging of our individual experiences with our empathy and intellect. But in the 21st century, the legal system and the medical profession are mired ... (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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Princeton Readings in American Politics
Richard M. Valelly, ed.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780691124728.  Daedalus Item Code: 31825
 
In this anthology, gathering works on political science that have stood the test of time and also contemporary analyses, political science professor Richard Valelly acquaints readers with the ... (Read More)
 
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Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752452692.  Daedalus Item Code: 23165
 
Featuring stories of crime and misdeeds, this is an illustrated tour of the Victorian prison system and the daily experiences of those on both sides of the bars, including food, divine service, ... (Read More)
 
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