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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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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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Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times
Kenneth Whyte.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307597960.  Daedalus Item Code: 79278
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) An orphan who built a fortune, a true humanitarian, a president elected in a landslide and then routed in the next election, Herbert Hoover was arguably the ... (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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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (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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Leonardo da Vinci
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501139154.  Daedalus Item Code: 79487
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (Nominated for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal) He produced two of the most famous paintings in history, The Last Supper and the Mona Lisa. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Letters
Kurt Vonnegut. Dan Wakefield, ed.
Publisher: Delacorte.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385343756.  Daedalus Item Code: 72421
 
(Named a Best Book of 2012 by Newsweek, the Huffington Post, the Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews) This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has ... (Read More)
 
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The Light of the World: A Memoir
Elizabeth Alexander.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455599868.  Daedalus Item Code: 69485
 
(Finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in Biography and the National Book Critics Circle Award, a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, and a New Yorker, Boston Globe, ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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