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Read This!: Handpicked Favorites from America's Indie Bookstores
Ann Patchett, intro.
Publisher: Coffee House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566893138.  Daedalus Item Code: 62086
Don't know what to read next? This little handbook compiles must-read book recommendations from 25 independent bookstores, including City Lights Bookstore, Magers & Quinn, Faulkner House, Skylight ... (Read More)
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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919371.  Daedalus Item Code: 62226
Born in the middle of the American century (1951) in the middle of the United States (Des Moines), Bill Bryson, like millions of his peers, grew up with a rich fantasy life as a superhero—in his ... (Read More)
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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback—Movie Tie-In Edition
Robyn Davidson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762874.  Daedalus Item Code: 62299
"I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." From this seemingly inauspicious beginning, Robyn ... (Read More)
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Everything I Need to Know About Love I Learned from a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow.
Publisher: Golden Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780553508758.  Daedalus Item Code: 63394
Love is all around in this follow-up to Diane Muldrow's Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book. Witty, tender observations about the ins and outs of relationships with ... (Read More)
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Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
Hilaire Belloc. Mini Grey, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: pop-up book.
ISBN: 9780375859700.  Daedalus Item Code: 20569
As much for adult fans of Edward Gorey as it is for children 8 and up with a sense of ironic humor, this mock cautionary tale by Hilaire Belloc, originally penned in 1907, is set perfectly with Mini ... (Read More)
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The Poetic Species: A Conversation
Edward O. Wilson & Robert Hass.
Publisher: Bellevue Literary Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781934137727.  Daedalus Item Code: 62083
Slim as a book of poetry—and, like poetry, packed with vital ideas—this small volume presents a conversation between social biologist Edward O. Wilson and past U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, ... (Read More)
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Classic Poetry for Dogs: Why Do I Chase Thee: From Elizabeth Basset Browning and Other Canine Masters
Jessica Swaim. Chet Phillips, illus.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781423635543.  Daedalus Item Code: 63003
If spaniels wrote sonnets and labradors wrote limericks, of what would they muse? From "Shall I Compare Thee to a Steak Fillet?" by William Shakespaw (a bearded dachshund mix) to "How to Avoid ... (Read More)
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408820452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63303
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
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Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator
Homer Hickam.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780008154219.  Daedalus Item Code: 62877
The author of Rocket Boys here takes us to the 1930s, when the Great Depression brought Elsie Lavender back to the coal fields of West Virginia with a single memento of her once-prosperous ... (Read More)
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Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life
Seth D. Pevnick, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907804304.  Daedalus Item Code: 62084
Not only the god of the sea but also of floods, earthquakes, and horses, Poseidon was a central figure in the ancient Greeks' religious practices. Referencing historical research and what can be ... (Read More)
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