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Never In A Million Years: A History of Hopeless Predictions
Ivor Baddiel & Jonny Zucker.
Publisher: Orion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781409140221.  Daedalus Item Code: 62420
From the scientist who thought our average life span could reach 200 to the record company executives who claimed that the Beatles wouldn't succeed in America, and from an Assyrian prediction that ... (Read More)
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
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The News: A User's Manual
Alain de Botton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379122.  Daedalus Item Code: 61652
The news is everywhere—and we can't stop constantly checking it, now that it's on our computer screens—but what is this doing to our minds? The author of How Proust Can Change Your Life and ... (Read More)
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
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To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857868589.  Daedalus Item Code: 54833
From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of e-mail, the author of On the Map and Just My Type here delves into how we have written to each other ... (Read More)
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
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The Way Things Work Now: From Levers to Lasers, Windmills to Wi-Fi, a Visual Guide to the World of Machines, Revised and Updated
David Macaulay, with Neil Ardley.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544824386.  Daedalus Item Code: 69519
(First Edition, Autographed) The woolly mammoths are back! Caldecott Medal winner David Macaulay here updates and expands The New Way Things Work, bringing his hugely popular pictorial ... (Read More)
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The World's Greatest Crimes of Passion
Tim Healey.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851528684.  Daedalus Item Code: 62945
The frenzies and frustrations of love sometimes lead to crimes of passion. From the 16th-century court of the Medicis to the 1980 murder of Scarsdale Diet doctor Herman Tarnower, this book collects ... (Read More)
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The World's Most Evil Men
Neil Blandford & Bruce Jones.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753706961.  Daedalus Item Code: 62946
What is it that makes a man a monster, bent on the destruction of his fellow men? Neil Blandford and Bruce Jones explore the lives of men like Caligula, Attila the Hun, Ivan the Terrible, Pol Pot, ... (Read More)
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The World's Most Infamous Murders
Roger Boar & Nigel Blundell.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753706923.  Daedalus Item Code: 62947
Although we regard murder itself as the ultimate crime, most murders are unpremeditated acts committed in a moment of rage. But there others, note Roger Boar and Nigel Blundell, that are more ... (Read More)
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The World's Worst Atrocities
Nigel Cawthorne.
Publisher: Hamlyn.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753700907.  Daedalus Item Code: 62948
From the 13th-century Mongol hordes of Genghis Khan to the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Nigel Cawthorne chronicles 23 of the most bloodthirsty conflicts of history, when man's inhumanity toward his fellow ... (Read More)
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