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100 Essential Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know About Math & the Arts
John D. Barrow.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393246551.  Daedalus Item Code: 71703
 
At first glance, the worlds of math and the arts might not seem to have much in common. And yet, they have a strong natural affinity, as John Barrow explains; after all, math is the study of all ... (Read More)
 
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100 Words Almost Everyone Confuses & Misuses
Susan I. Spitz, ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618493333.  Daedalus Item Code: 71954
 
Even if you pride yourself on your grammar and vocabulary, there's a chance that you may have confused "averse" with "adverse," or forgotten that "enormity" suggests evil deeds rather than largeness. ... (Read More)
 
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101 Two-Letter Words
Stephin Merritt. Roz Chast, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393240191.  Daedalus Item Code: 73049
 
Okay, Scrabble loversówe get that the key to winning word games is knowing all the two-letter words that can make otherwise unplayable letters into a big score. But why just memorize a long ... (Read More)
 
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30 Years of Laughter Scarf
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: .
UPC: 823398107706.  Daedalus Item Code: 76138
 
Since the mid-1980s, Anne Taintor has been making us laugh at social stereotypes, advertising images, and perhaps even ourselves, as she pairs midcentury commercial illustrations with hilariously sly ... (Read More)
 
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Are You Certain You Want to Interrupt My Coffee Break? Emery Board Travel Pack: 12 Purse Size Emery Boards
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: .
UPC: 823398034729.  Daedalus Item Code: 76144
 
"Are you certain you want to interrupt my coffee break?" cautions a dark-eyed woman in office pearls on the cover of this matchbook-style pack of mini emery boards, which are themselves decorated ... (Read More)
 
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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear
Elizabeth P. Archibald.
Publisher: Square Peg.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224101240.  Daedalus Item Code: 64303
 
Want to know how to garden with lobsters, circa 1777? Or how to make oneself invisible (c. 1560), impress girls (c. 1538), or belch politely (c. 1640)? Chock-full of advice that has stood the test of ... (Read More)
 
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Awkward Family Pet Photos
Mike Bender & Doug Chernack.
Publisher: Three Rivers.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307888129.  Daedalus Item Code: 72977
 
Whether throwing a lavish birthday party for an indifferent cat, making a matching Christmas sweater for an ever-patient dog, or giving pride of place to an iguana in a family portrait, the ... (Read More)
 
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Bad Hombres: Trump and Putin Magnetic Playset

Publisher: Unemployed Philosophers Guild.   Format: .
UPC: 814229009054.  Daedalus Item Code: 79703
 
We were warned about "bad hombres" invading America from south of the border, but it turns out these guys were the real bad hombres. Let out some of your pent-up frustrations over our ... (Read More)
 
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Bazooka Joe and His Gang: 60th-Anniversary Collection
Jeff Shepherd, ed. Talley Morse, preface. Nancy Morse & Kirk Taylor, intro. Len Brown, R. Sikoryak & Bhob Stewart, essays. Jay Lynch, afterword.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419706325.  Daedalus Item Code: 54485
 
A fixture in many of our childhoods, Bazooka Joe was the creation of pop culture entrepreneur Woody Gelman and artist Wesley Morse, a specialist in salacious drawings. This history of the iconic ... (Read More)
 
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The Best of the Harvard Lampoon: 140 Years of American Humor
Simon Rich, intro. John Updike, Henry Beard, Patricia Marx, Kurt Andersen, Andy Borowitz, Conan O'Brien, Greg Daniels, B.J. Novak & Colin Jost.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501109850.  Daedalus Item Code: 71448
 
Written by seven undergraduates and modeled on the British humor magazine Punch, the Harvard Lampoon appeared in 1876 and took the campus by storm; U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant was ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing
Roger Rosenblatt.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062349422.  Daedalus Item Code: 71617
 
Following such singular memoirs as Making Toast, Kayak Morning, and The Boy Detective, Roger Rosenblatt here looks at love in all its themes and variations, from romantic love, ... (Read More)
 
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Born to Be Wild Juice Glass Set (6 glasses)
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: 6 vols..
UPC: 823398570128.  Daedalus Item Code: 76139
 
Sure, they're juice glassesóthe epitome of midcentury respectability. But who says you can't slip a little nip of something stronger in there? Decorated with Anne Taintor's distinctive style of 1950s ... (Read More)
 
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