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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 Steal: A Cultural History of Shoplifting
Rachel Shteir.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202971.  Daedalus Item Code: 33203
 
This unique cultural analysis of shoplifting, from the author of Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie Show, reveals the roots of a modern dilemma in its fascinating and ancient history ... (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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Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us)
Tom Vanderbilt.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307277190.  Daedalus Item Code: 52290
 
Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society? Or that most crashes happen on sunny, dry days? That our minds can trick us into thinking the next lane is moving faster? Or that you ... (Read More)
 
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Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century
Howard Gardner.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021925.  Daedalus Item Code: 51272
 
From ancient times, philosophers, theologians, and artists have attempted to describe and categorize the defining virtues of civilization. The author of Multiple Intelligences and Changing ... (Read More)
 
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The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rusting: Ageing Without Growing Old
Marie de Hennezel.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447205852.  Daedalus Item Code: 52822
 
The inevitable aging process does not have to condemn us to solitude, suffering, degradation, or dependency, assures psychologist and psychotherapist Marie de Hennezel. An authority on the end of ... (Read More)
 
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What Should I Do With My Life?: The True Story of People Who Answered the Ultimate Question
Po Bronson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375758980.  Daedalus Item Code: 42336
 
Having traveled the country in search of individuals who have struggled to find their calling, Po Bronson offers stories of 57 very different people trying to answer such questions as, "Is a career ... (Read More)
 
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When the Comics Went to War
Adam Riches, with Tim Parker & Robert Frankland.
Publisher: Mainstream Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845965549.  Daedalus Item Code: 53308
 
In the late 19th century, British war comics had such a powerful effect on readers that they were thought to offer ideal recruitment opportunities for the army and navy. Their popularity grew in the ... (Read More)
 
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Who Is that Man?: In Search of the Real Bob Dylan
David Dalton.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781401323394.  Daedalus Item Code: 44381
 
Joining his biographies of Marianne Faithfull, James Dean, Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin, Sid Vicious, and the Rolling Stones, this book by Rolling Stone founding editor David Dalton portrays a ... (Read More)
 
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"Why Do I Love These People?": Understanding, Surviving, and Creating Your Own Family
Po Bronson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812972429.  Daedalus Item Code: 42338
 
In this companion to What Should I Do with My Life?, PEN USA Award–winning journalist Po Bronson looks closely at how the myth of the "good family"—no fights over the holidays, respect for ... (Read More)
 
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Why Women Have Sex: Sexual Motivation from Adventure to Revenge—and Everything in Between
Cindy Meston & David Buss.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847921307.  Daedalus Item Code: 44403
 
When clinical psychologist Cindy Meston and evolutionary psychologist David Buss investigated the underlying sexual motivations of women, what they found astonished them. Through more than a thousand ... (Read More)
 
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The World America Made
Robert Kagan.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961310.  Daedalus Item Code: 43148
 
Is America really in decline? What would the world look like if America turned away from its role as a global leader to focus all of its energies on solving problems at home? The author of ... (Read More)
 
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