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The Dream Encyclopedia: Second Edition
James R. Lewis & Evelyn Dorothy Oliver.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578592166.  Daedalus Item Code: 64193
 
Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines more than 250 related topics, including how factors such as ESP, literature, religion, sex, memory, and medical ... (Read More)
 
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Field Guide to Luck: How to Use and Interpret Charms, Signs, and Superstitions
Alys R. Yablon.
Publisher: Quirk.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594742170.  Daedalus Item Code: 71178
 
From the good luck provided by shamrocks, rabbits' feet, and horseshoes to the misfortune caused by broken mirrors, black cats, and umbrellas opened indoors, our lives are filled with signs and ... (Read More)
 
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Garner's Modern American Usage: The Authority of Grammar, Usage, and Style (Third Edition)
Bryan A. Garner.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195382754.  Daedalus Item Code: 72440
 
Since first appearing in 1998, Bryan Garner's reliable (and dare we say, entertaining) reference has established itself as the preeminent guide to the effective use of the English language, filled ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Investing Answer Book
Paul A. Tucci.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578594863.  Daedalus Item Code: 64197
 
Appreciation, dividends, interest, and inflation all affect the value of investments, just as the concepts of compounding, portfolios, and diversification should influence investment strategies. This ... (Read More)
 
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Hew, Screw + Glue: How Stuff is Made
James Innes-Smith. Henrietta Webb, illus.
Publisher: Abrams Image.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810982598.  Daedalus Item Code: 11420
 
Do you realize that the salt on our food may be millions of years old? Did you know that the rubber in condoms derives from tree sap? And aren't you glad that lipstick is no longer made of crushed ... (Read More)
 
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A History of the World in 12 Maps
Jerry Brotton.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126027.  Daedalus Item Code: 71599
 
Maps are objects of endless fascination, and the urge to map is a basic human instinct, posits Jerry Brotton. A leading expert in the history of maps and Renaissance cartography, and the author of ... (Read More)
 
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The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Walter Laqueur & Judith Tydor Baumel, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300084320.  Daedalus Item Code: 72227
 
This reference provides both a reflective overview of the Holocaust and concise yet informative entries on related events, policies, cities, and individuals. Featuring 276 black and white photographs ... (Read More)
 
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How to Think Like da Vinci
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782434580.  Daedalus Item Code: 64324
 
The author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit and 100 Things They Don't Want You to Know, as well as How to Think Like Einstein and How to Think Like Sherlock, Daniel ... (Read More)
 
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I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
Judy Parkinson.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451846.  Daedalus Item Code: 71309
 
Remember those handy rhymes and phrases from grade school—"i before e except after c," (vowels); "every good boy does fine," (lines on the music staff); and "thirty days hath September," (the lengths ... (Read More)
 
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I Used to Know That: Stuff You Forgot From School
Caroline Taggart.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451822.  Daedalus Item Code: 72521
 
If you no longer can identify the capital of Chile or the names of the Bennet sisters in Pride and Prejudice; if you don't recall the basics of osmosis or the number of continents in the ... (Read More)
 
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Instant Genius: Fast Food for Thought: Bite Sized Morsels of Essential (and Not-So-Essential) Knowledge
The Knowledge Commons.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781592239153.  Daedalus Item Code: 70955
 
Did you know that chewing gum enhances memory, or that the name Pakistan is an anagram? Would you be surprised to learn that there are five kinds of fish migrations, or that the first bazooka was a ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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