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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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Mr Key's Shorter Potted Brief, Brief Lives
Frank Key.
Publisher: Constable.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781472115232.  Daedalus Item Code: 64481
 
Having considered writing an update of John Aubrey's Brief Lives, Frank Key concluded that some books are unimproveable, and instead opted to collect a single, unadorned fact about each of his ... (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 Symonsóone of the writers of the first British editions of the game Trivial ... (Read More)
 
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One-Minute Tips: Unclutter Your Mind: 500 Ways to Focus on What's Important
Donna Smallin.
Publisher: Storey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781580176361.  Daedalus Item Code: 63647
 
Breaking down larger ideas about self-improvement into digestible "thoughts for the day," the author of Organizing Plain and Simple and The One-Minute Organizer here shows how a few ... (Read More)
 
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Other Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely from Around the World
Yee-Lum Mak. Kelsey Garrity-Riley, illus.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781452125343.  Daedalus Item Code: 69513
 
Discover words to surprise, delight, and enamor in this little book, from tartle, a Scottish term for hesitating while introducing or meeting someone because you have forgotten his name, to ... (Read More)
 
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The Outdoor Handy Book: For Playground, Field, and Forest
Daniel Carter Beard.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781602392687.  Daedalus Item Code: 52149
 
There was a time when any self-respecting boy (and his father) knew his way around a small boat; how to give a wooden top just the right spin; how to make and walk on stilts; and the rules for at ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Companion to Food: Third Edition
Alan Davidson. Tom Jaine, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199677337.  Daedalus Item Code: 63880
 
Twenty years in the making, the first edition of Alan Davidson's outstanding food reference appeared in 1999 to universal acclaim, and won a James Beard Award, an IACP Cookbook Award, and a ... (Read More)
 
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Philip's Guide to Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and Northern Europe: An Identification Guide to More than 400 Species of Mushrooms and Toadstools
Geoffrey Kibby.
Publisher: Philip's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780540089369.  Daedalus Item Code: 40739
 
Beautifully, and more important, accurately illustrated with hundreds of color drawings, this book is a rapid identification guide to more than 400 of the larger fungi of Britain and Northern ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Say it in Indonesian (Malay)
John U. Wolff.
Publisher: Dover.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780486244242.  Daedalus Item Code: 10204
 
The Indonesian language unites a nation with nearly a quarter-billion people spread over 17,500 islands. Both the traditional and Malaysian dialect of Indonesian is encompassed in this reference ... (Read More)
 
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The Sexual Life of English: Languages of Caste and Desire in Colonial India
Shefali Chandra.
Publisher: Duke.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780822352273.  Daedalus Item Code: 51279
 
Examining the process through which English became an Indian language, Shefali Chandra rejects the idea that English was fully formed prior to its life in India, or that it was imposed from without. ... (Read More)
 
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Shady Characters: The Secret Life of Punctuation, Symbols & Other Typographical Marks
Keith Houston.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349726.  Daedalus Item Code: 64022
 
Every character we write or type is a link to the past, claims Keith Houston, and his bookówhich features 75 black and white illustrationsócharts the lives of some of the most intriguing examples. ... (Read More)
 
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