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Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin: Intermediate Level
Julian K. Wheatley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300141184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62778
 
This second, intermediate volume of Learning Chinese provides stimulating material designed to improve conversational ability and literary skills in Mandarin. Conversational lessons are ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
 
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Genius
Keith Souter. Fiona McDonald, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780752458687.  Daedalus Item Code: 61297
 
At any party, there's always someone who stands out from the crowd because he or she speaks more intelligently and tells better jokes than nearly anyone else. If you've ever wished you were as ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Great Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752471143.  Daedalus Item Code: 62655
 
Also the author of such oddly entertaining tomes as Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain and A Grim Almanac of Essex, historian Neil Storey here dedicates himself to digging up ... (Read More)
 
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Mastering Russian
Erika Haber.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781802703.  Daedalus Item Code: 62610
 
Originally intended as a companion to an audio recording, this book provides lessons and practice for those who have some foundation in reading and speaking Russian. It provides extensive vocabulary ... (Read More)
 
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker., with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go ahead—be amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780877796763.  Daedalus Item Code: 62684
 
An essential resource for readers 8 to 11, this dictionary offers 36,000 entries, including hundreds from the fields of technology and life sciences. The definitions are enriched with nearly 1300 ... (Read More)
 
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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary

Publisher: Merriam-Webster.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780877796763.  Daedalus Item Code: 61386
 
An essential resource for readers 8 to 11, this dictionary offers 36,000 entries, including hundreds from the fields of technology and life sciences. The definitions are enriched with nearly 1300 ... (Read More)
 
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The Milton Encyclopedia
Thomas N. Corns, ed.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300094442.  Daedalus Item Code: 62709
 
One of the preeminent writers of English literature, John Milton (1608–74) is largely remembered for his epic blank verse poem Paradise Lost, though he was a prolific writer and earned ... (Read More)
 
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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447221692.  Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
When London columnist and arts critic Philip Hensher realized that he had no idea what a close friend's handwriting looked like, he felt as though something was missing from their friendship; having ... (Read More)
 
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The Mountain Man's Field Guide to Grammar: A Fearless Adventure in Grammar, Style, and Usage
Gary Spina.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402207402.  Daedalus Item Code: 63581
 
"When I was a boy, I was a terrible student," Gary Spina notes. "I was especially proficient at failing English. By some fluke of fate I grew up to become an English teacher and writer." With wry ... (Read More)
 
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Numberland: The World in Numbers
Mitchell Symons.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782430605.  Daedalus Item Code: 52437
 
Compulsively readable and a veritable bottomless well of trivial facts and conversation starters, this book by Mitchell Symons—one of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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