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The Innovator's Cookbook: Essentials for Inventing What Is Next
Steven Johnson, ed.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485589.  Daedalus Item Code: 23388
 
The author of Where Good Ideas Come From, The Invention of Air, and Everything Bad Is Good For You, Internet pioneer Steven Johnson provides this essential book for anyone ... (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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Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary
Geoffrey Cowan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393249842.  Daedalus Item Code: 73977
 
In 1912 former president Theodore Roosevelt came out of retirement to challenge his friend and presidential successor William Howard Taft for the Republican Party nomination. To overcome the power of ... (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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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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A Miscellany of Murder: From History and Literature to True Crime and Television, a Killer Selection of Trivia
The Monday Murder Club.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440525933.  Daedalus Item Code: 73915
 
How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? What was Jack the Ripper's supposed occupation? And why is Adelaide, Australia, called the "City of Corpses?" With chapters devoted to each of ... (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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Myths and Legends: From Cherokee Dances to Voodoo Trances
John Pemberton.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785826491.  Daedalus Item Code: 62821
 
The impulse to create myths is inherent in all of the world's cultures, and the similarities in theme between these tales reveal some basic truths about mankind. Profusely illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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On the Origin of Tepees: Why Some Ideas Spread While Others Go Extinct
Jonnie Hughes.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689439.  Daedalus Item Code: 72167
 
We humans have long prided ourselves on our capacity to have ideas, but perhaps this pride is misplaced—perhaps ideas have us. British science writer and filmmaker Jonnie Hughes here investigates the ... (Read More)
 
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