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Jaro Fabry: The Art of Fashion, Style, and Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s
Jaro Fabry, illus. Alex Chun, intro.
Publisher: Hermes Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781932563153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61825
 
Like no other artist of the 1930s and 40s, Jaro Fabry chronicled New York high society and the great stars of Hollywood in his inks and watercolors, notes Alex Chun in his introduction to this ... (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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Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela. André Brink, foreword.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566568005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42390
 
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became South Africa's first black president, uttering the words "Let freedom reign" as part of his inaugural address, which is featured here. Mandela's great skill as an ... (Read More)
 
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Époque Paris
Steven Levingston.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385536035.  Daedalus Item Code: 61562
 
A veteran international journalist and now the nonfiction book editor of the Washington Post, Steven Levingston here gives us a delicious account of a murder most Gallic, whose lurid ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Book of Little Activists
Bob Bland, intro. Lynda Blackmon Lowery, afterword.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780451478542.  Daedalus Item Code: 79704
 
You're never too young to care about your community or to stand up for your beliefs. A celebration of political activism by America's youngest citizens, this compact photo album is filled with ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Lies: An Essay on Truthfulness, Deceit, and the Growth and Care of Erotic Love
Clancy Martin.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281069.  Daedalus Item Code: 70050
 
Wondering if it is possible to love well without lying, philosopher Clancy Martin explores the question in this provocative and unsettling look at the nature of love and deception. At least since the ... (Read More)
 
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Love Illuminated: Exploring Life's Most Mystifying Subject (with the Help of 50,000 Strangers)
Daniel Jones, ed.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062211163.  Daedalus Item Code: 54079
 
Even though it is the source of so much of our happiness and the cause of so much misery, love has proven impossible for most of us to truly understand. Drawing from 50,000 stories that have crossed ... (Read More)
 
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Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life
Sissela Bok.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375705281.  Daedalus Item Code: 70334
 
Is it ever all right to lie? Philosopher and sociologist Sissela Bok here explores the dynamics and the ramifications of falsehood and deception in public and private life, in government, medicine, ... (Read More)
 
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Meltdown in Tibet: China's Reckless Destruction of Ecosystems from the Highlands of Tibet to the Deltas of Asia
Michael Buckley.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137279545.  Daedalus Item Code: 71538
 
The Himalayan snowcaps are rapidly melting down, due to climate change and a rain of black coal soot from China and India. Tibetan rivers are dammed by Chinese engineering consortiums to feed the ... (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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Microtrends: The Small Forces Behind Tomorrow's Big Changes
Mark J. Penn.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780446580960.  Daedalus Item Code: 00008
 
The nation is no longer a melting pot, assays Mark Penn, the analyst who identified "soccer moms" as a crucial constituency in President Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign. We are instead a ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli: A Strange Romance
Daisy Hay.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374270636.  Daedalus Item Code: 71800
 
From the outset they made an unlikely couple; the future Mary Anne Disraeli was the daughter of a sailor, 12 years Benjamin Disraeli's senior, and married to someone else when they met. She was also ... (Read More)
 
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