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'Paddington' Pollaky Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes
Bryan Kesselman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750959742.  Daedalus Item Code: 73287
 
A Victorian super-sleuth and domestic spy, Ignatius "Paddington" Pollaky (1828–1918) was gifted with an instinct for being in the right place at the right time. In this biography, Bryan Kesselman ... (Read More)
 
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1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Wisdom: Insight on Identity, Truth, and Success
Elizabeth Venstra.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781510706422.  Daedalus Item Code: 74014
 
"I just carry hope in my heart," noted Polish poet and Solidarity leader Vaclev Havel. "Hope is not a feeling of certainty, that everything ends well. Hope is just a feeling that life and work have ... (Read More)
 
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American Statecraft: The Story of the U.S. Foreign Service
J. Robert Moskin.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250037459.  Daedalus Item Code: 73552
 
Fifteen years in the making, following hundreds of interviews both in and out of the State Department, this is the first full history of the U.S. Foreign Service. The former foreign editor of ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles: The BBC Archives: Recording Dates 1962 to 1970
Kevin Howlett.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781849906883.  Daedalus Item Code: 70857
 
In Britain, BBC radio and television played crucial roles in promoting and broadcasting the Beatles, from the unprecedented excitement of Beatlemania to the mature reflection of the last interviews ... (Read More)
 
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Better Than Sex: The Gonzo Papers, Volume 4: Confessions of a Political Junkie
Hunter S. Thompson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330510752.  Daedalus Item Code: 63154
 
A worthy follow-up to his 1972 classic Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, this fourth and final volume of The Gonzo Papers sees Hunter S. Thompson hitting the trail again in the ... (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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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
Michael Lewis.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393353150.  Daedalus Item Code: 73051
 
(Shortlisted for the 2010 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award) In this surprisingly gripping book—the inspiration for the Oscar-nominated film of the same ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
Brian Thornton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440503702.  Daedalus Item Code: 73910
 
Benedict Arnold may be the most famous traitor in American history, but he's certainly in good company in this frighteningly funny book from the author of 101 Things You Didn't Know About ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Immortality: The Science, Belief, and Magic Behind Living Forever
Adam Leith Gollner.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439109434.  Daedalus Item Code: 73354
 
Mankind has always sought to cheat aging and death, and here the author of The Fruit Hunters brings us into the world of people whose lives are shaped by a belief in immortality. From a Jesuit ... (Read More)
 
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The Case Against the Supreme Court
Erwin Chemerinsky.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026425.  Daedalus Item Code: 71422
 
Once seeing law as the most powerful tool that we have for effecting social change, and the Supreme Court as the ultimate institution for stopping discrimination and protecting individual rights, ... (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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