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100 Things You Will Never Find: Lost Cities, Hidden Treasures and Legendary Quests
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658373.  Daedalus Item Code: 63117
 
What happened to Amelia Earhart's airplane, or Vincent van Gogh's painting of Dr. Gachet, or the crew of the Mary Celeste? This intriguing and beautifully illustrated book opens up the world's ... (Read More)
 
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America Again: Re-Becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't
Stephen Colbert.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446583978.  Daedalus Item Code: 61319
 
"There has never been a greater country than America," notes Stephen Colbert in this follow-up to I Am America (And So Can You!). "You could say we're the #1 nation at being the best at ... (Read More)
 
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The American Idea: The Best of The Atlantic Monthly: 150 Years of Writers and Thinkers Who Shaped Our History
Robert Vare, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767926843.  Daedalus Item Code: 62258
 
"What is 'the American idea'?" asked the Atlantic Monthly's editors in 2006. "It is the fractious, maddening approach to the conduct of human affairs that values equality despite its ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
 
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 62871
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
 
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (Read More)
 
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Captain Easy, Soldier of Fortune: Volume 2: The Complete Sunday Newspaper Strips 1936–1937
Roy Crane.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606993910.  Daedalus Item Code: 33739
 
A funny pages fixture in the 1930s, Roy Crane's soldier of fortune, Captain Easy, fights for gold in the frozen north, is mistaken for a bandit, gets stranded on a desert island, visits the tiny ... (Read More)
 
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
 
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been.More than a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience and Farming
Natasha Bowens.
Publisher: New Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865717893.  Daedalus Item Code: 69117
 
When we imagine the typical American farmer, many people visualize sun-roughened skin, faded overalls, and calloused hands—hands that are usually white. Though the trend of organic farming and ... (Read More)
 
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Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling
Gabriel Nostradamus. Fern Riddell, ed.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781908402738.  Daedalus Item Code: 51472
 
Tappings on tables, questionable curatives, old wives' tales, whispers from beyond the grave—the Victorians were fascinated by superstitions and the supernatural. This little book, originally ... (Read More)
 
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A Dictionary of Idiocy: An Utterly Quirky Guide to General Ignorance
Stephen Bayley.
Publisher: Gibson Square.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906142629.  Daedalus Item Code: 63300
 
Why do we love mountains? How did fear of drinking from skulls lead to cremation? And where does the word "cocktail" come from? In this endlessly browsable A-to-Z of modern idiocy—beginning with the ... (Read More)
 
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Do You Think You're Clever?: The Oxford and Cambridge Questions
John Farndon. Libby Purves, intro.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62387
 
Does a Girl Scout have a political agenda? If you're not in California, how do you know it exists? And what happens when you drop an ant? Here John Farndon—who is after all a Cambridge ... (Read More)
 
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