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Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl
Jenny Wren. Jenny Éclair, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911685.  Daedalus Item Code: 50377
 
Essentially a female riposte to Jerome K. Jerome's Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow, this 1891 book by the pseudonymous Jenny Wren presents her amusing thoughts on matters ranging from love and ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Large Print Edition
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316233910.  Daedalus Item Code: 71090
 
The author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, as well as a regular NPR and New Yorker contributor, David Sedaris ... (Read More)
 
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Men Explain Things to Me
Rebecca Solnit.
Publisher: Haymarket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608464661.  Daedalus Item Code: 79144
 
Originally published in 2014, this updated edition of Rebecca Solnit's collection of witty, barbed, bracingly honest essays includes two new entries, "#YesAllWomen," written in response to the ... (Read More)
 
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More Peanuts
Charles M. Schulz.
Publisher: Titan Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782761563.  Daedalus Item Code: 64341
 
The second Peanuts book appeared in 1954, collecting the best strips from the years 1952–54. Snoopy still looks like a puppy, but Charles Schulz's characters are beginning to achieve their ... (Read More)
 
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The New England Economical Housekeeper, and Family Receipt Book: American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Esther A. Howland. Barbara Lynch, intro.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781449431747.  Daedalus Item Code: 72527
 
First published in 1844, Esther Howland's multifaceted regional cookbook has a strong emphasis on thrift and self-reliance in the home, themes that reflected her New England heritage; it is reprinted ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia of Existing Information (Unabridged Selections)
Read by Avery Sanford & June Bunt.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: 3 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781619692206.  Daedalus Item Code: 71316
 
Leave it to The Onion to have the final word on the value of knowledge: "Knowledge is that supple fruit upon which the mind feasts as though it were a dog eating fruit from the kitchen's ... (Read More)
 
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The Onion Magazine: The Iconic Covers that Transformed an Undeserving World
Johannes Gutenberg, foreword. Cole Bolton, ed.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63431
 
From America's Finest (Satirical) News Source comes this compilation of the most important, most influential, certainly the glossiest magazine covers ever produced by the hand of humankind. It's ... (Read More)
 
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Own Your Grandparents Mini Notepad
Anne Taintor.
Publisher: Anne Taintor.   Format: journal.
UPC: 823398443507.  Daedalus Item Code: 66280
 
Always double-down on your assets, as the perky blonde mom on this notepad does when she promises her picture-perfect baby, "together we will own your grandparents." Anne Taintor's snarky, ... (Read More)
 
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Oxford School Thesaurus (pap)
Robert Allen, ed. John Mannion, literary consultant.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780192756947.  Daedalus Item Code: 70585
 
This easy-to-use compact thesaurus provides thousands of imaginative synonyms, with modern sample sentences. Tinted panels present more specific synonyms for words that are often overused, as well as ... (Read More)
 
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Peanuts
Charles M. Schulz.
Publisher: Titan Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782761556.  Daedalus Item Code: 73168
 
This is a facsimile edition of the first-ever Peanuts book, originally published in 1952, and collects nearly 250 of Charles Schulz's best four-panel strips from the period 1950–52, presenting ... (Read More)
 
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Pink Freud Pillbox

Publisher: Unemployed Philosophers Guild.   Format: .
UPC: 814229003779.  Daedalus Item Code: 76162
 
The father of psychotherapy gets a little psychedelic with this visually punning pill box. Whatever it is that lets you avoid "Brain Damage" or even A Momentary Lapse of Reason, this Pink ... (Read More)
 
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Quotable Wisdom: The Irish
Carol Kelly-Gangi, ed.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454911173.  Daedalus Item Code: 71663
 
"The hospitality of an Irishman is not the running account of posted and ledgered courtesies, as in other countries," said the great Irish political leader Daniel O'Connell; "it springs, like all his ... (Read More)
 
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