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The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrationality Makes Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane
Matthew Hutson.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689576.  Daedalus Item Code: 72152
 
What is so special about touching a piano John Lennon once owned? Why do we yell at our laptops? And why do people like to say that everything happens for a reason? Drawing on cognitive science, ... (Read More)
 
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The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143116172.  Daedalus Item Code: 71158
 
(Named one of the Washington Post's Best Business & Economics Books of 2008) Originally published during the major recession of 2008, and the basis of the International Emmy ... (Read More)
 
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Audrey Hepburn: The Taj Mini Books Series
Kathryn Dixon.
Publisher: Bellagio Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781627320122.  Daedalus Item Code: 70550
 
Just a few years after WWII ended, Audrey Hepburn was discovered in a Monte Carlo hotel lobby by French novelist Colette, who thought she would be perfect to assume the title role in the Broadway ... (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 Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (Read More)
 
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Beyond Human Nature: How Culture and Experience Shape the Human Mind
Jesse J. Prinz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393061758.  Daedalus Item Code: 50422
 
In this era of genome projects and brain scans, it is all too easy to overestimate the role of biology in human psychology. But in this passionate corrective to the idea that DNA is destiny, Jesse ... (Read More)
 
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Blue Mind: The Surprising Science that Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
Wallace J. Nichols. Céline Cousteau, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316252119.  Daedalus Item Code: 72080
 
Why are we drawn to the ocean? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? Marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols looks closely at the remarkable effects of water on our health and ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers: What the van Goghs, Booths, Marxes, Kelloggs—& Colts—Tell Us About How Siblings Shape Our Lives and History
George Howe Colt.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416547785.  Daedalus Item Code: 62635
 
Edwin Booth became a great actor on the 19th-century stage, while his younger brother John grew up to assassinate a president. Vincent van Gogh would never have survived without the support of his ... (Read More)
 
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The Chieftain: Victorian True Crime through the Eyes of a Scotland Yard Detective
Chris Payne.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752456676.  Daedalus Item Code: 72119
 
George Clarke joined London's Metropolitan Police in 1841, just a few years after Queen Victoria was crowned. Though deemed a "slow starter," his career took off when he was transferred to the small ... (Read More)
 
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Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us
Kabir Sehgal. Muhammad Yunis, foreword.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455578528.  Daedalus Item Code: 64376
 
We are all aware of the power of money—how it influences our moods, compels us to take risks, and serves as the yardstick of success in societies around the world. Yet because we take the daily ... (Read More)
 
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Contagious: Why Things Catch On
Jonah Berger.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451686586.  Daedalus Item Code: 71906
 
What makes things popular? If your first thought was advertising, says Jonah Berger, think again. Why do people talk about certain products and ideas more than others? Why are some stories and rumors ... (Read More)
 
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Crime: A Series of Extraordinary Interviews Exposing the World of Crime—Real and Imagined
Alix Lambert.
Publisher: Fuel Publications.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780955006180.  Daedalus Item Code: 70142
 
When authors write about crime, directors make gangster films, or actors depict criminal behavior, should they pursue realism and unsparing detail, or should they avoid exposing viewers and readers ... (Read More)
 
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