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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 79029
 
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (Read More)
 
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The Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels. Samuel Moore & Friedrich Engels, trans.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784286989.  Daedalus Item Code: 72427
 
When it was first published in 1848 by two little-known German philosophers, no one could have predicted the explosive effect that this manifesto would have on world history. In it, Karl Marx and ... (Read More)
 
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Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476795041.  Daedalus Item Code: 70610
 
(A 2016 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Psychologist Andrew Solomon—the president of PEN American Center and author of the National Book Critics Circle Award winner Far from ... (Read More)
 
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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743236720.  Daedalus Item Code: 71912
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2012) From the author of the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of ... (Read More)
 
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Ghetto: The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea
Mitchell Duneier.
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374536770.  Daedalus Item Code: 79177
 
(A 2016 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto—a closed quarter named for the ... (Read More)
 
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
Angela Duckworth.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501111105.  Daedalus Item Code: 71915
 
A MacArthur Fellow and the founder of the nonprofit Character Lab, psychology professor Angela Duckworth here expands her hugely popular TED talk presentation into a book about the secret to ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
 
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
 
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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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Losing It: In Which an Aging Professor Laments His Shrinking Brain, Which He Flatters Himself Formerly Did Him Noble Service
William Ian Miller.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300188233.  Daedalus Item Code: 72256
 
A distinguished professor at a top law school, William Miller brings effortless erudition and acerbic wit to this seriously funny look at growing old. The "it" in Miller's title refers mainly to ... (Read More)
 
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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Danielle Allen.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871406903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71746
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Zócalo Book Prize and a finalist for the 2015 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award) In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the ... (Read More)
 
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The Prince
Niccolò Machiavelli. Anne Rooney, intro.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784287009.  Daedalus Item Code: 72430
 
Astonishing in its candor, The Prince remains a disturbingly realistic and prophetic treatise on what it takes to seize and hold power as a prince, a king, or even a president. When Niccolò ... (Read More)
 
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PS Magazine: The Best of Preventive Maintenance Monthly
Will Eisner. Ann Eisner, preface. Eddie Campbell, ed.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810997486.  Daedalus Item Code: 53451
 
Best known for his influential comic book series The Spirit and his groundbreaking graphic novel A Contract with God, Will Eisner also put in 20 years producing PS magazine for ... (Read More)
 
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