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Eavesdropping: An Intimate History
John L. Locke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199236138.  Daedalus Item Code: 61152
 
Eavesdropping has a bad name; it is a form of human communication in which the information gained is stolen, and where such words as cheating and spying come into play. But eavesdropping may also be ... (Read More)
 
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The Escape of Sigmund Freud: Freud's Final Years in Vienna and His Flight from the Nazi Rise
David Cohen.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590206737.  Daedalus Item Code: 72817
 
After the Nazis took over Austria in 1938, every business owned by Jews had a Nazi appointed to run it. For 82-year-old Sigmund Freud, the appointed "commissar" was 35-year-old chemist Anton ... (Read More)
 
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The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
John Kounios & Mark Beeman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068548.  Daedalus Item Code: 70999
 
Call it a moment of "Eureka!" or "Aha!" Creative insights, as psychological scientists term them, have variously conveyed a discovery in the science of genetics to Nobel laureate Barbara McClintock, ... (Read More)
 
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Extreme: Why Some People Thrive at the Limits
Emma Barrett & Paul Martin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199668588.  Daedalus Item Code: 63877
 
While many of us might like to think that we could become astronauts or would climb Mount Everest if given the chance, the fact remains that such activities are exciting—and possible—for only a very ... (Read More)
 
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Exuberance: The Passion for Life
Kay Redfield Jamison.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375701481.  Daedalus Item Code: 72988
 
(Named a 2004 Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post Book World, Seattle Times, San Francisco Chronicle, and Discover magazine) The author of An Unquiet ... (Read More)
 
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Falling into the Fire: A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis
Christine Montross.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780746418.  Daedalus Item Code: 72158
 
A woman habitually self-harms, eating light bulbs, a box of nails, and a steak knife; a new mother is admitted with incessant visions of hurting her child; a recent university graduate, dressed in a ... (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: 73233
 
(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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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society
Julian E. Zelizer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204340.  Daedalus Item Code: 73075
 
In the first three years of his presidency, Lyndon Johnson spearheaded the Great Society—one of the most transformative agendas in American political history—presiding over the Civil Rights and ... (Read More)
 
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
James MacGregor Burns.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250024893.  Daedalus Item Code: 71996
 
The Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, among more than 20 other books, James MacGregor Burns here illuminates what he deems "the ... (Read More)
 
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The First Detective: The Life and Revolutionary Times of Vidocq: Criminal, Spy, and Private Eye
James Morton.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468300574.  Daedalus Item Code: 73921
 
Born in France in 1775, Eugène François Vidocq spanned the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, and the 1848 revolutions. He was a criminal in his youth, yet he became a police inspector, ... (Read More)
 
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Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium
Jeff Goldberg & Dean Latimer. William Burroughs, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626365407.  Daedalus Item Code: 73604
 
Inspiring ecstasy and religious veneration, yet sparking international discord and even war, opium ranks among the most influential plants in the world. Surveying the use and misuse of the potent ... (Read More)
 
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