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The American Heritage Thesaurus

Publisher: Delta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385338783.  Daedalus Item Code: 13834
 
This thesaurus offers more than 20,000 entries and 150,000 synonyms, with hundreds of "core synonym" guides—sidebars that highlight shades of meaning in a group of related synonyms—as well as cross ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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Back to School for Grown-Ups: Everything You Should Have Learned in Class
Stephen Evans & Ian Whitelaw.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764162718.  Daedalus Item Code: 42461
 
Here's a mind-broadening reader's companion for those who recall their school days as time spent gazing out the window, and who now realize that they missed out on many interesting subjects and ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside Baccalaureate: A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals
David Rubel, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402756320.  Daedalus Item Code: 42688
 
Fill the gaps in you education and give your brain a daily dose of knowledge to chew on with this one-volume refresher course. Ranging from Rocket Science to Revolutionary France, from the Hudson ... (Read More)
 
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Berlitz Korean Compact Dictionary: Korean-English/ English-Korean

Publisher: Berlitz.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789812469496.  Daedalus Item Code: 32507
 
Comprehensive yet compact, this Korean-to-English and English-to-Korean dictionary, features more than 40,000 entries. Focusing on modern usage, it includes thousands of idioms, new words, and ... (Read More)
 
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Berlitz Vietnamese Compact Dictionary: Vietnamese-English/ English-Vietnamese

Publisher: Berlitz.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9789812469526.  Daedalus Item Code: 32508
 
Comprehensive yet compact, this Vietnamese-to-English and English-to-Vietnamese dictionary features more than 40,000 entries. Focusing on modern usage, it includes thousands of idioms, new words, and ... (Read More)
 
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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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Biting the Wax Tadpole: Confessions of a Language Fanatic
Elizabeth Little. Ayumi Piland, illus.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385527743.  Daedalus Item Code: 42306
 
When Chinese shopkeepers tried to transcribe Coca-Cola, one set of characters they chose was pronounced "ke-kou ke-la"; it sounded right, but it literally translated as "bite the wax tadpole." ... (Read More)
 
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The Body, Mind, Spirit Miscellany: The Ultimate Collection of Fascinations, Facts, Truths, and Insights
Jane Alexander.
Publisher: Duncan Baird.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844838370.  Daedalus Item Code: 30656
 
From Astanga Yoga and herbal teas to labyrinths and Zoroastrianism, this little book collects insights, wisdom, and advice distilled from the world's spiritual, mystic, arcane, and holistic ... (Read More)
 
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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable: 18th Edition
Philip Pullman, foreword. Camilla Rockwood, ed.
Publisher: Brewer's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780550104113.  Daedalus Item Code: 41823
 
First published in 1870 by Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, the legendary Brewer’s has been updated many times since then, and so in this 18th edition you will find Harry Potter, blog, designer ... (Read More)
 
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British English A to Zed: A Definitive Guide to the Queen's English
Norman W. Schur.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620875773.  Daedalus Item Code: 49006
 
For readers, travelers, and Anglophiles everywhere, this entertaining and authoritative resource—originally published by lexicographer Norman Schur in 1987 and revised twice since—remains a ... (Read More)
 
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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac
Anita Silvey.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596437081.  Daedalus Item Code: 42464
 
Part almanac—with entries on writers, illustrators, books, and publishers—and part reader's guide to some of the best children's literature and picture books ever produced, this book from former ... (Read More)
 
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