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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life: Tenth Anniversary Edition
Barbara Kingsolver, with Steven L. Hopp, Camille Kingsolver & Lily Hopp Kingsolver.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062653055.  Daedalus Item Code: 79175
 
(Winner of a 2008 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and a Book Sense Book of the Year) In a memoir full of her renowned candor and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver tells how she and her family ... (Read More)
 
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Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501141522.  Daedalus Item Code: 79480
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) In 2009, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bruce Springsteen performed at the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIII with the E Street Band, an ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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Find a Way
Diana Nyad.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385353618.  Daedalus Item Code: 72000
 
On September 2, 2013, at the age of 64, Diana Nyad emerged onto the sands of Key West after swimming 111 miles—from Cuba to Florida—in 53 hours, completing an epic feat of both endurance and human ... (Read More)
 
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Genius in the Shadows: A Biography of Leo Szilard, the Man Behind the Bomb
William Lanouette. Bela Silard, contributor. Jonas Salk, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781626363786.  Daedalus Item Code: 33659
 
(A 1993 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year) Virtually forgotten outside of the world of atomic physics, Leo Szilard has long been overshadowed by figures like Albert ... (Read More)
 
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Jeannette Walls.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501171581.  Daedalus Item Code: 79424
 
(Winner of the 2006 Christopher and Alex Awards and a 2005 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In this "spare and lovely memoir [whose] power stems from its childlike perspective ... (Read More)
 
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The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars
Dava Sobel.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670016952.  Daedalus Item Code: 79356
 
(Nominated for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award, and named one of the best books of the year by NPR, the Economist, Smithsonian, and Nature) This ... (Read More)
 
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Going into Town: A Love Letter to New York
Roz Chast.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781620403211.  Daedalus Item Code: 79083
 
(First Edition, with tipped-in Autograph) A new book from New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast ("Wait, didn't she almost get a National Book Award for Can't We Talk About Something More ... (Read More)
 
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Grant
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204876.  Daedalus Item Code: 79548
 
(A New York Times Book Review Top Ten Book of 2017) The author of The House of Morgan (a National Book Award winner), Washington: A Life (a Pulitzer Prize winner), and ... (Read More)
 
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Growing a Feast: The Chronicle of a Farm-to-Table Meal
Kurt Timmermeister.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088892.  Daedalus Item Code: 71718
 
In Growing a Farmer, one-time restaurateur Kurt Timmermeister recounted the toil and joy of turning land on Vashon Island, Washington, into a dairy farm. Here he tells the story of a feast ... (Read More)
 
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How About Never—Is Never Good For You?: My Life in Cartoons
Bob Mankoff.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250062420.  Daedalus Item Code: 71683
 
Since his first published New Yorker cartoon, in 1977, Bob Mankoff has been making us laugh, and since he became the magazine's cartoon editor in 1997, he's been the one deciding what's funny ... (Read More)
 
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In the Darkroom
Susan Faludi.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250132697.  Daedalus Item Code: 79038
 
(One of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2016 and the winner of the Kirkus Prize for Nonfiction) A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and the National Book Award–wining ... (Read More)
 
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