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How to Talk Dirty & Influence People: An Autobiography
Lenny Bruce. Lewis Black, preface. Howard Reich, foreword.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306825293.  Daedalus Item Code: 69497
 
Originally published as a series in Playboy, following Lenny Bruce's landmark 1964 obscenity trial—and shortly before his death at age 40—this remarkable autobiography is presented here with a ... (Read More)
 
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I Died for Beauty: Dorothy Wrinch and the Cultures of Science
Marjorie Senechal.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199732593.  Daedalus Item Code: 43594
 
A protégé of Bertrand Russell and the first woman to receive a doctor of science degree from Oxford University, Dorothy Wrinch (1894–1976) made major contributions to mathematical physics, ... (Read More)
 
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980028.  Daedalus Item Code: 49419
 
When this first of her series of autobiographical books was published in 1969—covering her life up to the age of 17, in 1944—the late Maya Angelou garnered the attention of an international audience ... (Read More)
 
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In Other Words
Jhumpa Lahiri. Ann Goldstein, trans.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781101875551.  Daedalus Item Code: 69096
 
(First Edition, Tipped-in Autograph Page) The Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Hemingway Award–winning author of Interpreter of Maladies, The Namesake, Unaccustomed Earth, and ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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James Madison
Richard Brookhiser.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465063802.  Daedalus Item Code: 62319
 
The author of Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington; Alexander Hamilton, American; and America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, Richard Brookhiser here gives us a rich ... (Read More)
 
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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (Read More)
 
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Judas: A Biography
Susan Gubar.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393064834.  Daedalus Item Code: 60444
 
Who was Judas Iscariot and why did he betray Jesus? In this far-ranging biography, the author of Poetry After Auschwitz delves into how Christian anti-Semites turned this obscure figure into a ... (Read More)
 
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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Men: 1901–1963
Laurence Leamer.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060502881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70185
 
A political dynasty whose tremendous successes are counterbalanced by harrowing losses, the Kennedys are seen here through the lens of patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy's relationship with his family, in ... (Read More)
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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Lab Girl
Hope Jahren.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101873724.  Daedalus Item Code: 79003
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) The recipient of three Fulbright Awards in geobiology and one of four scientists (and the only woman) to have been awarded both of ... (Read More)
 
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