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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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Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Susan Cain.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307352156.  Daedalus Item Code: 49191
 
(2012 Goodreads Choice Award, Best Nonfiction; O, The Oprah Magazine 10 Favorite Books of 2012; Library Journal and Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2012; Fast Company #1 ... (Read More)
 
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Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives
Richard Wiseman.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330448116.  Daedalus Item Code: 42881
 
Also the author of The Luck Factor, Paranormality, and Did You Spot the Gorilla?, Richard Wiseman is Britain's only professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology, and has ... (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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Random Acts of Politeness: Eccentric, Quirky and Occasionally Suicidal Examples of Selflessness and Courtesy
Andrew Taylor.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752459776.  Daedalus Item Code: 43021
 
In his uplifting tribute to the finest qualities of humankind, filled with amusing, occasionally astounding examples of kind and selfless acts from the worlds of sports, fashion, military, and daily ... (Read More)
 
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Ready for a Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" Became the Anthem for a Changing America
Mark Kurlansky.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487224.  Daedalus Item Code: 43127
 
Can a song change a nation? Lauded for such food-based chronicles as Cod, The Big Oyster, and Salt, Mark Kurlansky returns here to the pop-culture vein of 1968: The Year that ... (Read More)
 
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