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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations
Jacob Soll.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146411.  Daedalus Item Code: 61513
 
Also the author of Publishing "The Prince" and The Information Master, Jacob Soll here shows how the use or misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies, ... (Read More)
 
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Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years
Mark Rosenthal, Marla Prather, Ian Alteveer & Rebecca Lowery.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849761079.  Daedalus Item Code: 62578
 
"It's no surprise that the legacy of Andy Warhol, one of the most influential, game-changing artists of the 20th century, continues to direct the course of contemporary art. This catalogue, ... (Read More)
 
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The Resilience Factor: 7 Keys to Finding Your Inner Strength and Overcoming Life's Hurdles
Karen Reivich & Andrew Shatté.
Publisher: Three Rivers.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767911917.  Daedalus Item Code: 70346
 
Resilience is a key ingredient—perhaps the crucial ingredient—to a happy, healthy life, posit psychologists Karen Reivich and Andrew Shatté. More than anything else, it's what determines how high we ... (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 Road to Character
David Brooks.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993257.  Daedalus Item Code: 71056
 
"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it," notes David Brooks. Also the author of ... (Read More)
 
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The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
T.J. English.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061824586.  Daedalus Item Code: 62329
 
(Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime) Following up The Westies, Born to Kill, Paddy Whacked, and Havana Nocturne, T.J. English's gripping account of ... (Read More)
 
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Savage Park: A Meditation on Play, Space, and Risk for Americans Who Are Nervous, Distracted, and Afraid to Die
Amy Fusselman.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544570207.  Daedalus Item Code: 64540
 
On a visit to Tokyo with her family, Amy Fusselman stumbled onto a Hanegi playpark, where children saw wood, hammer nails, string hammocks to trees, and build open fires. When she returned to New ... (Read More)
 
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The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League
Jeff Hobbs.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476731919.  Daedalus Item Code: 64144
 
(Winner of a 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a New York Times Book Review's Notable Book of 2014, and named a best book of the year by the Washington Post and NPR) What does ... (Read More)
 
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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World
Donald Sull & Kathleen M. Eisenhardt.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544409903.  Daedalus Item Code: 64541
 
Whether you're struggling with information overload, pursuing opportunities with limited resources, or just trying to change your bad habits, market strategists Donald Sull and Kathleen Eisenhardt ... (Read More)
 
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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases
Deborah Halber.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451657586.  Daedalus Item Code: 61340
 
In America today, upwards of 40,000 people are dead and unaccounted for. The bodies of these children, spouses, siblings, and friends are stored in the back rooms of coroner's facilities and county ... (Read More)
 
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So, Anyway...
John Cleese.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385348249.  Daedalus Item Code: 70699
 
The preternaturally storklike John Cleese was just days away from graduating from Cambridge and setting off on a law career when he was visited by two BBC executives, who offered him a job writing ... (Read More)
 
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Sodometries: Renaissance Texts, Modern Sexualities
Jonathan Goldberg.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232215.  Daedalus Item Code: 64068
 
Taking a far-ranging and unconventional view of how male homosexuality has been portrayed over the course of five centuries, Jonathan Goldberg looks at the Elizabethan court and also the theater of ... (Read More)
 
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