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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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The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars
Paul Collins.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307592217.  Daedalus Item Code: 73009
 
On Long Island, a farmer finds a duck pond turned red with blood. On the Lower East Side, two boys on a pier discover a floating torso wrapped in oilcloth. Blueberry pickers near Harlem stumble upon ... (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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No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need
Naomi Klein.
Publisher: Haymarket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608468904.  Daedalus Item Code: 79571
 
(Nominated for the National Book Award "This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment," writes Naomi Klein in her introduction to this timely and urgent book. "It ... (Read More)
 
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The Nostalgia Factory: Memory, Time and Ageing
Douwe Draaisma. Liz Waters, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205398.  Daedalus Item Code: 72249
 
Maybe you can't come up with the name of a man you've known for 30 years, or go blank on the title of a film you've seen many times, or simply walk into a room and forget what you came for; these are ... (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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One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
Michael Dobbs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400078912.  Daedalus Item Code: 73012
 
(Finalist for the 2008 Los Angeles Times History Prize and a Washington Post and St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year) In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, ... (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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