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An Explorer's Notebook: Essays on Life, History, and Climate
Tim Flannery.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802122315.  Daedalus Item Code: 64251
 
The author of The Weather Makers, among several other books and more than 130 scientific papers, Tim Flannery has been credited with discovering more species than Charles Darwin, and is one of ... (Read More)
 
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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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Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu
Monique Brinson Demery.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610394673.  Daedalus Item Code: 79510
 
In November 1963, South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu were brutally executed in a coup sanctioned by the U.S. government. President Kennedy explained to his friend ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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The Fry Chronicles: An Autobiography
Stephen Fry.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207147.  Daedalus Item Code: 72820
 
English comedian, actor, and writer Stephen Fry is now a celebrated cultural figure, but when he was a teenager he arrived at the University of Cambridge as a convicted fraudster and thief, a liar, ... (Read More)
 
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George Devey: Architect: 1820–1886
Jill Allibone.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718827854.  Daedalus Item Code: 52451
 
A major contributor to the British vernacular architecture revival of the 1860s, George Devey is best remembered for the country houses and estates he designed for the Rothschild family. Featuring ... (Read More)
 
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (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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Grant
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204876.  Daedalus Item Code: 79548
 
The author of The House of Morgan (a National Book Award winner), Washington: A Life (a Pulitzer Prize winner), and Alexander Hamilton (an American History Book Prize winner), ... (Read More)
 
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Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Marc Peyser & Timothy Dwyer.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536011.  Daedalus Item Code: 71992
 
When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," and received global celebrity. Three decades later, Alice's first cousin ... (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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