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Collins Latin Language and Roman Culture: An Introduction to the Greatest Influence on European Language and World Literature
Ben Harris.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450077.  Daedalus Item Code: 52713
 
An accessible guide to the language and literature of ancient Rome, this book provides the basics of the Latin language, clearly explained, with exercises to test your progress. Here too are excerpts ... (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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Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330512923.  Daedalus Item Code: 41417
 
An 18th-century French scholar once attributed the British tendency toward eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer ... aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday." Whatever the reason, ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
 
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
 
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Doodle Paris: Doodle a Day in One of the World's Greatest Cities
Rob Merrett.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781909313019.  Daedalus Item Code: 42691
 
Imagine your perfect day in Paris—what would you do? Would you visit the Louvre to check out the Mona Lisa or spend an afternoon shopping along the rue Saint-Honoré? How about a stroll around ... (Read More)
 
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Drunk, Stoned, Brilliant, Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great
Rick Meyerowitz.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810988484.  Daedalus Item Code: 41413
 
Launched in 1970 by Harvard graduates and Harvard Lampoon alumni Doug Kenney, Henry Beard, and Robert Hoffman, National Lampoon blazed to the forefront of American humor. Its ... (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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How to Massage Your Cat
Alice M. Brock.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811840699.  Daedalus Item Code: 52069
 
The original Alice from Arlo Guthrie's classic story-song "Alice's Restaurant Massacree," Alice M. Brock here offers a tongue-in-cheek instruction on cat massage, complete with drawings reminiscent ... (Read More)
 
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