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The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
David Brooks.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979374.  Daedalus Item Code: 43520
 
Through the lives of one composite American couple, Harold and Erica, New York Times columnist David Brooks takes them from infancy to old age, illustrating a fundamental new understanding of ... (Read More)
 
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Spectrum: From Right to Left in the World of Ideas
Perry Anderson.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844671359.  Daedalus Item Code: 40702
 
Focusing on the range of contemporary ideas that run from conservative to liberal to radical conceptions of state and society, British historian and essayist Perry Anderson considers here the ... (Read More)
 
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Split-Second Persuasion: The Ancient Art & New Science of Changing Minds
Kevin Dutton.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151012794.  Daedalus Item Code: 43266
 
Roughly 400 times per day, people around us try to persuade or influence us in their favor. Psychologist Kevin Dutton introduces us to the natural super-persuaders in our midst—advertisers, con men, ... (Read More)
 
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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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Subliminal: The Revolution of the New Unconscious and What it Teaches Us about Ourselves
Leonard Mlodinow.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846145964.  Daedalus Item Code: 43172
 
Your preference in politicians, the amount you tip the waiter, family relationships—all of our judgments and perceptions—reflect the workings of our mind on two levels, the conscious, of which we are ... (Read More)
 
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The Sweeter Side of R. Crumb
R. Crumb.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393333718.  Daedalus Item Code: 41481
 
He may be "the Brueghel of the 20th century" (Robert Hughes) and the only 1960s underground comics artist to break into the fine art world, but R. Crumb, lets face it, just doesn't appeal to a lot of ... (Read More)
 
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The Thinking Life: How to Thrive in the Age of Distraction
P.M. Forni.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312625719.  Daedalus Item Code: 42770
 
How do we turn off the noise of daily life, turn on our brains, and get back to the fundamental human activity known as thinking? This book by the author of Choosing Civility and The ... (Read More)
 
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The Ultimate Book of Business and Legal Words You Should Know
H. Dean McKay, P.T. Shank, Corey Sandler & Janice Keefe.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440510588.  Daedalus Item Code: 42740
 
Don't be out-jargoned at your next brainstorming session, contract signing, or consultant review—this A-to-Z guide defines hundreds of business buzzwords, legal terms, financial concepts, and ... (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: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905744848.  Daedalus Item Code: 42888
 
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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"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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