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Armenian First Names
Nicholas Awde & Emanuela Losi.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807500.  Daedalus Item Code: 62595
 
With names like Aikoun ("Dawn") and Khat ("Sabre"), this gift-worthy little volume contains more than 500 Armenian names for girls and boys, compiled by the author of Armenian Perspectives. ... (Read More)
 
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Atlas of Oceans: An Ecological Survey of Underwater Life
John Farndon. Carl Safina, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300167504.  Daedalus Item Code: 62711
 
Beautifully illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams, this book is a celebration of Earth's living oceans and seas, and also an urgent call to action to protect one of our planet's most vital ... (Read More)
 
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The Bedside Baccalaureate: The Second Semester: A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals
David Rubel, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454901938.  Daedalus Item Code: 44106
 
Structured much like an actual semester of college—though without the parties and poor nutritional choices—this sequel to The Bedside Baccalaureate offers another 20 classes, grouped into four ... (Read More)
 
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Beginner's Iraqi Arabic: With 2 Audio CDs
Nawal Nasrallah & Nadia Hassani.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback & CDs.
ISBN: 9780781810982.  Daedalus Item Code: 62596
 
Designed for both classroom use and self-guided study, this book and audio set is an introduction to the Iraqi dialect of Arabic. The 12 lessons combine dialogues with easy-to-follow grammatical ... (Read More)
 
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Beginner's Persian
A.M. Miandji.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781805674.  Daedalus Item Code: 62597
 
The official language of Iran, Persian (Farsi) is a mellifluous language with more than 100 million speakers worldwide. Along with the phonetic pronunciation of hundreds of phrases, this guide also ... (Read More)
 
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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Clichés: What They Mean and Where They Came From
Nigel Fountain.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606525678.  Daedalus Item Code: 61575
 
Some say you should avoid them like the plague, but why re-invent the wheel? Falling somewhere between the quote and the idiom, the cliché is a handy device for getting an established idea across ... (Read More)
 
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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen
Mary Norris.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393352146.  Daedalus Item Code: 69194
 
(Named a Best Book of 2015 by NPR, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Library Journal) New Yorker staffer Mary Norris has spent nearly four decades maintaining ... (Read More)
 
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The Biteback Dictionary of Humorous Literary Quotations
Fred Metcalf.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849542265.  Daedalus Item Code: 62117
 
From quotes on language itself ("The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it," wrote George Bernard Shaw in the preface to Pygmalion) to ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Odds: From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight, the Odds of Everyday Life
Amram Shapiro, Louise Firth Campbell & Rosalind Wright.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062060853.  Daedalus Item Code: 54067
 
Did you know that you are more likely to drown than meet your mate on a blind date? What percentage of women claim to have had sex in the workplace? And can it really be true that nearly one in six ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
 
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
 
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Breton-English Dictionary and Phrasebook
J.F. Conroy.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781805407.  Daedalus Item Code: 62598
 
In 1950, the peninsula of Brittany in northwest France was home to one million speakers of Breton, a Celtic language akin to Gaelic; after subsequently becoming an endangered species among languages, ... (Read More)
 
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
 
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
 
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