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Poems That Make Grown Women Cry: 100 Women on the Words that Move Them
Anthony Holden & Ben Holden, eds.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781501121852
Daedalus Item Code: 70621
 
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Field Guide to Luck: How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and ...
Alys R. Yablon.
 
Publisher: Quirk
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781594742170
Daedalus Item Code: 71178
 
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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets—An Oral History
Svetlana Alexievich. Bela Shayevich, trans.
 
Publisher: Random House
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780399588822
Daedalus Item Code: 79077
 
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Cath Kidston Chicken Kitchen Notes: Magnetic Notepads and Pencil
Cath Kidston, illus.
 
Publisher: Chronicle
Format: journal
ISBN: 9781452109688
Daedalus Item Code: 76074
 
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Cities of Europe Correspondence Cards: Paris, London, Rome, Barcelona: 20 Cards (5 each of 4 designs) with Envelopes
Laura Tarrish.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: notecards.
ISBN: 9780811851367.  Daedalus Item Code: 76075
 
Rather than the traditional notecard with cover art and a blank page inside, these unusual "correspondence cards" feature collage art on one side celebrating a major European city; on the reverse, a ... (Read More)
 
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Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy
Pat Morris, with Joanna Ebenstein.
Publisher: Blue Rider Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780399169441.  Daedalus Item Code: 71078
 
A British country taxidermist of no great expertise, Walter Potter (1835–1918) nevertheless built anthropomorphic taxidermy tableaux—including his original masterpiece The Death & Burial of Cock ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, intro.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 71051
 
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
A.J. Baime.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544483873.  Daedalus Item Code: 71263
 
As the United States prepared to enter World War II, the military was in desperate need of tanks, jeeps, and airplanes to counter a heavily mechanized Germany; in his "Arsenal of Democracy" speech in ... (Read More)
 
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Trouble on the Thames: British Library Classic Thrillers
Victor Bridges.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780712356039.  Daedalus Item Code: 70135
 
Owen Bradwell is a courageous naval officer who returns to England in the 1930s, believing that his career is over because he has become colorblind. Even so, with Nazi Germany an increasing menace, ... (Read More)
 
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Emma's Poem: The Voice of the Statue of Liberty
Linda Glaser. Claire A. Nivola, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547171845.  Daedalus Item Code: 70647
 
We've all heard the phrases "Give me your tired, your poor / Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free," but it is less frequently recalled that they are culled from the poem "The New Colossus," ... (Read More)
 
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Smart Mouths: Instant Genius: The Best Quotations Ever Collected
The Knowledge Commons.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607100751.  Daedalus Item Code: 70956
 
A great quote is a tiny thought-bomb: it explodes in the mind and illuminates an otherwise obscure truth about life. It reminds us of something we already knew, but didn't quite know we knew. Funny, ... (Read More)
 
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A Private Passion: 19th-Century Paintings and Drawings from the Grenville L. Winthrop Collection, Harvard University
Stephan Wolohojian & Anna Tahinci, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300098846.  Daedalus Item Code: 52033
 
In 1943 banker Grenville Lindall Winthrop bequeathed his entire collection of more than 4,000 works to Harvard College, including dozens of pieces by Aubrey Beardsley, Edward Burne-Jones, Eugène ... (Read More)
 
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