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Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: and 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780761156147.  Daedalus Item Code: 54609
When life hands you lemons, it's inspiring to hear from people who've made (and drunk) the lemonade. People who've been there and done that, who've graduated from the school of hard knocks and never ... (Read More)
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Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True
Elizabeth Berg.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062200440.  Daedalus Item Code: 51306
Both a primer and a writer's autobiography, this book by the author of Tapestry of Fortunes and Open House provides aspiring authors with ideas to stimulate their creativity and offers ... (Read More)
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Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
Lester R. Brown.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344158.  Daedalus Item Code: 29349
Food is the new oil, says Lester Brown; and land is the new gold. The author of the Plan B series of books, the president of the Earth Policy Institute, and "one of the pioneers and heroes of global ... (Read More)
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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
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Greetings from the Borscht Belt: The Best Broads of Comedy
Totie Fields, Pearl Williams, Rachel Jordan, Jean Carroll, Sophie Tucker, Betty Ross, Sylvia Stoun & others.
Publisher: Fuel 2000.   Format: 1 cutout audio CD.
ISBN: 302061903.  Daedalus Item Code: 50322
Throughout the mid-20th century, a string of hotels and resorts in the Catskill Mountains catered to Jewish Americans, and the affectionately nicknamed Borscht Belt became renowned for its comedic ... (Read More)
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Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land
Kurt Timmermeister.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393341294.  Daedalus Item Code: 49422
When he purchased four acres of overgrown land on Vashon Island in 1991, Kurt Timmermeister was only looking for an affordable home near his café in Seattle. But as he was settling into his new ... (Read More)
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In the Belly of an Ox: The Unexpected Photographic Adventures of Richard and Cherry Kearton
Rebecca Bond.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547076751.  Daedalus Item Code: 33433
By day, the Kearton brothers worked at respectable jobs in London, but in their free time they crept through brambles and briars, trudged through swamps, hid in hollow trees, and climbed cliffs. Most ... (Read More)
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
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Kittens For When Sh*t Happens
Trevor Davies.
Publisher: Spruce.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781846014178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53865
Soft fuzzy little kittens make everything better, don't they? Add a clever (if not always polite) caption mirroring a typical day-spoiler in the human world, and here you've got 70 sure-fire cute ... (Read More)
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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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Magic: A Beginner's Guide
Robert Ralley.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851687138.  Daedalus Item Code: 36206
Tracing the performance of magic and illusion back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley considers its influence on religion, science, and society. He explores changing perceptions of magic, from ... (Read More)
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