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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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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547534251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34129
 
Who better than Ralph Steadman—not only the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson, but also the creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery, and a longtime dog lover—to give us a ... (Read More)
 
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The Retronaut Guide to Raising Children
Wolfgang Wild.
Publisher: Ilex.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781573006.  Daedalus Item Code: 72132
 
From Victorian parents toting toddlers behind their bicycles to wartime youngsters in gas masks, from staged dress-up scenes to diaper-clad babies in a race toward a finish line of stuffed toys, this ... (Read More)
 
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Rogerson's Book of Numbers: The Culture of Numbers—From 1,001 Nights to the Seven Wonders of the World
Barnaby Rogerson.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781250058836.  Daedalus Item Code: 70060
 
Commerce and science aside, numbers have always been fascinating and essential to civilizations and societies all over the world; indeed some of our most profound symbols and expressions are ... (Read More)
 
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Rubes Cow Tipping Mega Mini Kit
Leigh Rubin, illus.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440085.  Daedalus Item Code: 66250
 
Rural pranksters have been bragging about their cow-tipping adventures (with varying degrees of credibility) for almost as long as there have been cows. You too can go cow-tipping like an udder fool ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare Flush with Verse: Classic Quotations for Time of Deep Thought
William Shakespeare.
Publisher: Cider Mill.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781604331394.  Daedalus Item Code: 70929
 
Though overlooked by serious scholars of Shakespeare, a close reading of his works suggests that the Bard may have done some of his best work while in the loo: "Diseased nature oftentimes breaks ... (Read More)
 
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Slaughterhouse 90210: Where Great Books Meet Pop Culture
Maris Kreizman.
Publisher: Flatiron Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250061102.  Daedalus Item Code: 72530
 
It's where your Netflix account meets your library card. Inspired, once she realized that a scene in the reality television show The Hills reminded her powerfully of the words of Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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The Smartest Book in the World: A Lexicon of Literacy, A Rancorous Reportage, A Concise Curriculum of Cool
Greg Proops. Jennifer Canaga, illus.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476747040.  Daedalus Item Code: 64581
 
Best known for appearing on the improv comedy show Whose Line Is It Anyway? and for his award-winning podcast The Smartest Man in the World, Greg Proops is also a fountain of historical ... (Read More)
 
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The Snark Bible: A Reference Guide to Verbal Sparring, Comebacks, Irony, Insults, and So Much More
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629144290.  Daedalus Item Code: 71845
 
After decades in publishing, Lawrence Dorfman has learned a thing or two about the snide remark, or snark, made respectable (if not any kinder) by wits from Mark Twain to Dorothy Parker. In ... (Read More)
 
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Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977–2002
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316154727.  Daedalus Item Code: 79168
 
(First Edition, Autographed) Yes! Now it can be told: for nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary, in which he records his observations on the odd and funny events he ... (Read More)
 
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The Three Stooges Mega Mini-Kit: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil
Sam Stall, text.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762440122.  Daedalus Item Code: 76173
 
Oh, wise guy, eh? Or maybe three of them. Filling in for the proverbial Three Wise Monkeys of Japan, the Three Stooges here enact their own version of "see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" in a ... (Read More)
 
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
 
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
 
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