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General Non-Fiction
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Dangerously Funny: The Uncensored Story of The Smothers Brothers ...
David Bianculli.
 
Publisher: Touchstone
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781439101179
Daedalus Item Code: 42612
 
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Doodle Paris: Doodle a Day in One of the World's Greatest Cities
Rob Merrett.
 
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781909313019
Daedalus Item Code: 42691
 
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The Socialite Who Killed A Nazi with Her Bare Hands and 143 Other Fascinating People Who Died This Past Year: The Best of the New York Times Obituaries
William McDonald, ed. Tom Rachman, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761170877.  Daedalus Item Code: 42701
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist as well as the obituaries editor at the Times since 2006, William McDonald knows a good story when he hears it, especially if it already has an ending. Here ... (Read More)
 
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The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches: Meanings and Origins of Thousands of Terms and Expressions (Second Edition)
Christine Ammer.
Publisher: Checkmark Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780816062805.  Daedalus Item Code: 42648
 
Also the author of The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, etymological language maven Christine Ammer here offers an enlightening and entertaining reference to nearly 4,000 clichés. ... (Read More)
 
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Local: The New Face of Food and Farming in America
Douglas Gayeton.
Publisher: Harper Design.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062267634.  Daedalus Item Code: 49426
 
Our current way of producing food isn't healthy for us or our planet, says artist, activist, and filmmaker Douglas Gayeton, co-founder of the Lexicon of Sustainability and Project Localize, both of ... (Read More)
 
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The Someday Funnies
Michel Choquette, ed. Robert Greenfield, intro. Jeet Heer, foreword.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810996182.  Daedalus Item Code: 42081
 
"In 1970, National Lampoon contributor [Michel] Choquette was asked by Jann Wenner to edit a special comics insert for Rolling Stone that would allow prominent cartoonists and writers ... (Read More)
 
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Tim Hunkin's The Rudiments of Wisdom: An A–Z of Random Peculiar and Fascinating Facts
Tim Hunkin.
Publisher: Prion.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781853757273.  Daedalus Item Code: 41615
 
How does hypnosis work? What is chocolate really made of? And what do crocodiles eat for lunch? Rediscovered and revivified here in color, this is a collection of 125 entertaining and off-the-wall ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom's Just Another Word for People Finding Out You're Useless: A Dilbert Book
Scott Adams.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780740778155.  Daedalus Item Code: 40934
 
In this 2009 collection, with Sunday strips and daily strips all in color, Ratbert becomes the boss's official "mole" in the organization; Wally is taken "out of the loop" and finds his new cubicle ... (Read More)
 
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Toy Confidential: The Secret Life of Snarky Toys
Aled Lewis.
Publisher: How Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440320439.  Daedalus Item Code: 41376
 
From the time he spotted a toy unicorn rearing up on a shop shelf—and then arranged some toy horses as though they were irritated by the show-off—British designer and illustrator Aled Lewis has ... (Read More)
 
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Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land
Kurt Timmermeister.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393341294.  Daedalus Item Code: 49422
 
When he purchased four acres of overgrown land on Vashon Island in 1991, Kurt Timmermeister was only looking for an affordable home near his café in Seattle. But as he was settling into his new ... (Read More)
 
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42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything
Mark Vernon.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685608.  Daedalus Item Code: 36197
 
Taking his inspiration from 42 of the funniest, wisest, and quirkiest quotations about the big questions in life, Mark Vernon uses these as starting points for brilliant observations, explaining what ... (Read More)
 
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Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857386182.  Daedalus Item Code: 41235
 
Whether you need a refresher or a crash course, the author of Science Without the Boring Bits and The Kings and Queens of England serves up these 200 key concepts of science, ... (Read More)
 
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1. Old Farts Are Forever
Lee Lorenz.
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2. Quite Enough of Calvin Trillin: Forty Years of Funny Stuff
Calvin Trillin.
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3. The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
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4. Everyday English: How to Say What You Mean and Write Everything Right
Patrick Scrivenor.
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5. You're the Butter on My Biscuit!: And Other Country Sayin's 'bout Love, Marriage, and Heartache
Allan Zullo & Gene Cheek.
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6. Downton Tabby: A Parody
Chris Kelly.
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7. The Snark Handbook: Clichés Edition: Overused Buzzwords, Hackneyed Phrases, and Other Misuses of the English Language
Lawrence Dorfman.
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8. The New Yorker: On the Money: The Economy in Cartoons 1925–2009
Robert Mankoff, ed. Malcolm Gladwell, intro.
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9. Freedom's Just Another Word for People Finding Out You're Useless: A Dilbert Book
Scott Adams.
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10. Big Ideas in Brief: 200 World-Changing Concepts Explained in an Instant
Ian Crofton.
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