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The Signal and the Noise: The Art and Science of Prediction
Nate Silver.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147524.  Daedalus Item Code: 50760
 
Statistician Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball players' performances (PECOTA) and became a national sensation as a political blogger at FiveThirtyEight.com, where he ... (Read More)
 
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A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves
Robert A. Burton.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250001856.  Daedalus Item Code: 44228
 
Despite 2500 years of contemplation by the world’s greatest minds and the more recent phenomenal advances in basic neuroscience, neither neuroscientists nor philosophers have a sound 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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True Crime Detective Magazines, 1924–1969: Over 450 Covers [Text in English, German, and French]
Eric Godtland. Dian Hanson, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783836534871.  Daedalus Item Code: 50164
 
At the height of the Jazz Age, when Prohibition was turning ordinary citizens into criminals and ordinary criminals into celebrities, America's true crime detective magazines were born. True ... (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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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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Who I Am: A Memoir
Pete Townshend.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062127242.  Daedalus Item Code: 44380
 
One of the greatest rock 'n' roll guitarists of all time, and the creative force behind one of the greatest rock bands of all time, Pete Townshend is renowned for his dedication to music, for writing ... (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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