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Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of Country Life
Julia Rothman.
Publisher: Storey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603429818.  Daedalus Item Code: 49169
 
In our youthful imaginations, farms are simple, unhurried places where you drive a tractor and feed some animals, and occasionally take a nap in the hay. But a real working farm—even a small one—is ... (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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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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How to Build a Fire: And Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew
Erin Bried.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345525093.  Daedalus Item Code: 42311
 
Having endured the Great Depression and World War II, they weren't called the "Greatest Generation" for nothing—our grandparents had a wide range of skills that are hardly universal anymore, ... (Read More)
 
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The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life
Martin Oliver & Alexandra Johnson.
Publisher: Zest Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936976348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42544
 
Ideal for the young adult preparing for a newly independent life—or anyone who needs or prefers to be more self-reliant—this little handbook offers illustrated, step-by-step instructions for 50 ... (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 Insult Dictionary: History's Best Slights, Street Talk, and Slang
Julie Tibbott.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621450665.  Daedalus Item Code: 42694
 
From the Roman to the Shakespearean, from pirate bilge to gumshoe patter, some of the most creative, memorable, and entertaining applications of language through the ages have been invented to tell ... (Read More)
 
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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177135.  Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
From the early Greek philosophers to the novels of Jane Austen, letter-writing has played a defining role in shaping our culture and our civilization. And while e-mails and text messages may be ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, Etc.
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316154703.  Daedalus Item Code: 49490
 
The author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, as well as a regular NPR and New Yorker contributor, David Sedaris ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Red Book of New York Wisdom
Ed Koch. Gregg Stebben & Jason Katzman, eds.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781616083724.  Daedalus Item Code: 30825
 
"I'm not the type to get ulcers. I give them," former New York mayor Ed Koch famously quipped, and here he pilots a book full of such Big Apple chutzpah, refreshingly blunt observations, and eloquent ... (Read More)
 
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Local: The New Face of Food and Farming in America
Douglas Gayeton.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062267634.  Daedalus Item Code: 49426
 
Our current way of producing food isn't healthy for us or our planet, says artist, activist, and filmmaker Douglas Gayeton, co-founder of the Lexicon of Sustainability and Project Localize, both of ... (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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