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Perfect Nonsense: The Chaotic Comics and Goofy Games of George Carlson
George Carlson. Daniel F. Yezbick, ed.
 
Publisher: Fantagraphics
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781606995082
Daedalus Item Code: 52037
 
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1001 Ideas That Changed the Way We Think
Robert Arp, ed. Arthur Caplan, preface.
 
Publisher: Atria
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781476705729
Daedalus Item Code: 52486
 
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The New Devil's Dictionary: A New Version of the Cynical Classic
Rhonda Koenig. Peter Breese, illus.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772476.  Daedalus Item Code: 51323
 
Ambrose Bierce's classic The Devil's Dictionary was published in 1911, and its caustic wit has never gone out of style. In the ensuing century, many foolish or pompous ideas and inventions ... (Read More)
 
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If You Can't Say Anything Nice, Say It in Yiddish: The Book of Yiddish Insults and Curses
Lita Epstein.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849544160.  Daedalus Item Code: 53286
 
Yiddish—the most colorful tongue in the history of mankind. What other language gives you a whole dictionary of ways to tell the putzes and kvetchers of the world to drop dead? In these ... (Read More)
 
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The Simple Joys of Grandparenting: Stories, Nursery Rhymes, Recipes, Games, Crafts, and More
Abigail R. Gehring. Martha M. Gehring, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616086428.  Daedalus Item Code: 52151
 
Beautifully illustrated with vintage art by Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenway, and Arthur Rackham, this single-volume tutorial on how to be the ultimate grandparent features classic stories and poems by ... (Read More)
 
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Making the Cat Laugh: One Woman's Journal of Single Life on the Margins
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007355235.  Daedalus Item Code: 53292
 
We know her as the language maven who gave us her zero-tolerance treatise on punctuation, Eats, Shoots and Leaves. But Lynne Truss has been cracking up British readers for years on BBC radio ... (Read More)
 
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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum: The World's Oldest Joke Book
Dan Crompton, translator.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843174981.  Daedalus Item Code: 52399
 
Proving that, despite the advances of civilization, our sense of humor hasn't evolved all that much, this book presents some 240 cheeky puns, cheesy one-liners, sexual innuendoes, and more than its ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
 
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
 
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Archie 1000 Page Comics-Palooza: Over 100 Classic Stories
Carlos Antunes, ed.
Publisher: Archie Comics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781936975860.  Daedalus Item Code: 52271
 
This chunky comic treasury presents 100 stories starring Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Jughead, and the rest of the gang from Riverdale High, and features the work of Archie comics legends like ... (Read More)
 
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Amphigorey Again
Edward Gorey.
Publisher: Harcourt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151011070.  Daedalus Item Code: 52607
 
Following Amphigorey, Amphigorey Too, and Amphigorey Also, this presumably final collection of notably arcane and occasionally disparate works by the now very late Edward Gorey ... (Read More)
 
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Talk to the Hand: The Utter Bloody Rudeness of Everyday Life (or Six Good Reasons to Stay Home and Bolt the Door)
Lynne Truss.
Publisher: Fourth Estate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007329076.  Daedalus Item Code: 53303
 
Why are people so crass, selfish, and inconsiderate? Is it anything to do with the way everything in our lives is organized to keep us at arm's length? Why do we have to put up with so much swearing, ... (Read More)
 
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Rudegami: Taking Perverse Pleasure from Impure Origami: Includes 40 Pieces of Origami Paper
Oliver Zachary.
Publisher: Dog 'N' Bone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780957140974.  Daedalus Item Code: 50794
 
Liven up your next party—or simply amuse your more puerile friends—with this collection of, shall we say, unexpected origami patterns. Here are 18 designs and variations to subvert and ... (Read More)
 
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Michael Powell.
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2. The Three Stooges Mega Mini Kit: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil
Sam Stall, text.
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4. Math for Grownups: Relearn the Arithmetic You Forgot from School
Laura Laing.
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5. How About Never—Is Never Good For You?: My Life in Cartoons
Bob Mankoff.
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6. How Not to Read: Harnessing the Power of a Literature-Free Life
Dan Wilbur.
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7. Consult the Oracle: A Victorian Guide to Folklore and Fortune Telling
Gabriel Nostradamus. Fern Riddell, ed.
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8. Telling Dildrams and Talking Whiff-Whaff: A General Dictionary of Provincialisms, Written with a View to Rescue from Oblivion the Fast Fading Relics of By-Gone Days
William Holloway. David Crystal, foreword.
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9. Texts from Dog
October Jones.
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10. 40: A Doonesbury Retrospective
G.B. Trudeau.
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