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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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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant. Sheryl Sandberg, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429562.  Daedalus Item Code: 69170
 
The author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, workplace psychologist Adam Grant again addresses the challenge of improving the world, this time from the approach of ... (Read More)
 
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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Danielle Allen.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871406903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71746
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Zócalo Book Prize and a finalist for the 2015 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award) In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the ... (Read More)
 
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'Paddington' Pollaky Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes
Bryan Kesselman.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750959742.  Daedalus Item Code: 73287
 
A Victorian super-sleuth and domestic spy, Ignatius "Paddington" Pollaky (1828–1918) was gifted with an instinct for being in the right place at the right time. In this biography, Bryan Kesselman ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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The Poisoner: The Life and Crimes of Victorian England's Most Notorious Doctor
Stephen Bates.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781468310146.  Daedalus Item Code: 72829
 
In 1856, a baying crowd of more than 30,000 people gathered outside Stafford prison to watch the hanging of Dr. William Palmer—respectable, middle class, personable—who was suspected in the poisoning ... (Read More)
 
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The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Charles Duhigg.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812981605.  Daedalus Item Code: 73982
 
A young woman returns to a research laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Psychedelic Reader: Classic Selections from The Psychedelic Review: The Revolutionary 1960s Forum of Psychopharmacological Substances
Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner & Gunther M. Weil, eds. Erik Davis, foreword.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806514512.  Daedalus Item Code: 71051
 
More than half a century ago, a Swiss chemist inadvertently ingested the experimental compound LSD; subsequently, the first proponents of psychedelics were scientists who fully expected the radically ... (Read More)
 
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Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole: Extraordinary Journeys into the Human Brain
Allan Ropper & B.D. Burrell.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782395478.  Daedalus Item Code: 72913
 
What are the challenges in trying to communicate with a patient and diagnose an ailment when the brain itself is under attack? Neurologist Allan Ropper describes extraordinary afflictions that he and ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest Quintessential Guide to Saving Money: An A to Z of Ingenious Tips for Stretching Your Dollars
Editors of Reader's Digest.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9781621452485.  Daedalus Item Code: 70649
 
Saving money is often simply a matter of making smart buying choices. This wire-bound guide from the editors of Readers Digest is packed with ideas and methods for cutting household bills, ... (Read More)
 
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The Right to Narcissism: A Case for an Im-Possible Self-Love
Pleshette DeArmitt.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823254446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64061
 
Philosophy professor Pleshette DeArmitt here aims to wrest the concept of narcissism from its common and pejorative meanings—egoism and vanity—by examining the terms and figures that have been ... (Read More)
 
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The Rights of Man
Thomas Paine.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784287153.  Daedalus Item Code: 72432
 
Idealist, radical, and a master rhetorician of political theory, Thomas Paine was an inspiring propagandist in the cause of American independence and a staunch advocate for the equality of all men. ... (Read More)
 
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