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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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War and Gold: A Five-Hundred-Year History of Empires, Adventures and Debt
Kwasi Kwarteng.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408848159.  Daedalus Item Code: 53894
At the dawn of the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors discovered the New World; the vast quantities of gold and silver they found and took would make Spain rich, yet the new wealth was plunged into ... (Read More)
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The Warmth of the Heart Prevents Your Body from Rusting: Ageing Without Growing Old
Marie de Hennezel. Sue Dyson, trans.
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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What Would Grace Do?: How to Live Life in Style Like the Princess of Hollywood
Gina McKinnon.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408283.  Daedalus Item Code: 53267
Grace Kelly remains an embodiment of refined glamor, style, and poise. Through her well-chosen roles and some canny decision-making, as well as her camera-wooing beauty, she pursued a career as a ... (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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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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You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements
David McCullough Jr.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062393340.  Daedalus Item Code: 59521
The son of the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning historian, David McCullough Jr. became famous practically overnight when his 2012 commencement speech at Wellesley High School became an ... (Read More)
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