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George Harrison: Living in the Material World
Olivia Harrison. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Paul Theroux, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419702204.  Daedalus Item Code: 51000
 
Even if you already have your favorite Beatle, this beautifully produced book—a companion to the documentary Martin Scorsese directed for HBO—might change your mind about George, the "quiet" one, who ... (Read More)
 
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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684872988.  Daedalus Item Code: 23934
 
In this sweeping narrative, the author of A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through the past two centuries with men and women whose work has affected the lives of virtually everyone on ... (Read More)
 
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The Guardian of All Things: The Epic Story of Human Memory
Michael S. Malone.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250023230.  Daedalus Item Code: 62897
 
Memory makes us human; no other animal carries in its brain so many memories of such complexity, nor so regularly revisits those memories for happiness, safety, and the accomplishment of elaborate ... (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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Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency
Charles Rappleye.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451648676.  Daedalus Item Code: 70655
 
Herbert Clark Hoover was the 31st President of the United States, and served only one term, from 1929 to 1933. Deemed passive, unsympathetic, even paralyzed by national events, Hoover faced an uphill ... (Read More)
 
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Hidden Depths: The Story of Hypnosis
Robin Waterfield.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330492515.  Daedalus Item Code: 63046
 
The history of hypnosis is rich in strange and remarkable incidents, a captivating world populated by enthusiasts and skeptics, mystics and scientists, and studded with the unexpected. Robin ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Future Cities
Daniel Brook.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393078121.  Daedalus Item Code: 71719
 
In 1703, Peter the Great oversaw the construction of a new capital, St. Petersburg—a "window on the West," modeled on Amsterdam—hoping to propel Russia into the modern world. In the following ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler's First Victims: And One Man's Race for Justice
Timothy W. Ryback.
Publisher: Bodley Head.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847923271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63659
 
A co-founder of the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation in the Netherlands, Timothy Ryback follows up Hitler's Private Library and The Last Survivor with this ... (Read More)
 
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Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities
Rebecca Solnit.
Publisher: Haymarket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608465767.  Daedalus Item Code: 79011
 
The author of 18 books about civil society, popular power, politics, uprisings, art, and memory, Harper's contributing editor Rebecca Solnit makes a radical case for hope as a potent and ... (Read More)
 
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How We Are: The How to Live Trilogy: Book One
Vincent Deary.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374172107.  Daedalus Item Code: 70048
 
Exploring the power of habit and the difficulty of change, psychologist Vincent Deary shows us how we live most of our lives automatically, in small worlds of comfortable habit—unless an outside ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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Inheritance: How Our Genes Change Our Lives and Our Lives Change Our Genes
Sharon Moalem, with Matthew D. Laplante.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455549443.  Daedalus Item Code: 71019
 
Our genetic destiny is not fixed at conception, as physician and research scientist Sharon Moalem reveals here; the human genome is actually far more fluid than we knew, and far more reactive to the ... (Read More)
 
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