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The Missing Ink: How Handwriting Made Us Who We Are
Philip Hensher.
 
Publisher: Pan
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781447221692
Daedalus Item Code: 54841
 
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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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21st Century Dodos: A Collection of Endangered Objects (and Other Stuff)
Steve Stack.
Publisher: Friday Project.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007484669.  Daedalus Item Code: 60391
 
Self-professed publisher, blogger, tea drinker, and cake eater Steve Stack—a.k.a. MeAndMyBigMouth blogger Scott Pack—here offers a charmingly nostalgic and opinionated catalogue of those objects that ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Tunes into TV
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781607101819.  Daedalus Item Code: 60367
 
Channel-surf your way through more than 400 all-new pages (plus a few BRI classics) with this television-themed edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, and discover the origins of your ... (Read More)
 
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Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781607749721.  Daedalus Item Code: 69095
 
In this companion to her wildly popular manifesto The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Common Fallacies: Falsehoods, Misconceptions, Flawed Facts, and Half-Truths That Are Ruining Your Life
Philip Ward, with Julia Edwards.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616083366.  Daedalus Item Code: 60749
 
We all know that bulls are infuriated by the color red, 90 percent of your body heat escapes from your head, and the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4th, 1776. Unfortunately, all of ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern, ed.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 54894
 
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
 
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To the Letter: A Journey Through a Vanishing World
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857868589.  Daedalus Item Code: 54833
 
From Roman wood chips discovered near Hadrian's Wall to the wonders and terrors of e-mail, the author of On the Map and Just My Type here delves into how we have written to each other ... (Read More)
 
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Uncle John's Unstoppable Bathroom Reader: 16th Edition
Bathroom Readers' Institute.
Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592231164.  Daedalus Item Code: 60368
 
No more last-minute scrambles for the perfect magazine article on your next trip to the loo. Open to any page of this 16th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—you'll find humor, science, ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Math Answer Book: Second Edition
Patricia Barnes-Svarney & Thomas E. Svarney.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578593736.  Daedalus Item Code: 60047
 
Do you know a googol from a googolplex? What are the basic "building blocks" of geometry? What is a percent, and how can you reliably calculate percentage? How does the adult brain calculate ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Odds: From Lightning Strikes to Love at First Sight, the Odds of Everyday Life
Amram Shapiro, Louise Firth Campbell & Rosalind Wright.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062060853.  Daedalus Item Code: 54067
 
Did you know that you are more likely to drown than meet your mate on a blind date? What percentage of women claim to have had sex in the workplace? And can it really be true that nearly one in six ... (Read More)
 
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Symbols and Their Hidden Meanings: The Mysterious Significance and Forgotten Origins of Signs and Symbols in the Modern World
T.A. Kenner.
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781560259497.  Daedalus Item Code: 60454
 
Why are traffic lights red, amber and green? Why is the Virgin Mary so often depicted in blue robes? Where did the equals sign originate? Who decided the Pentagon should be a five-sided building and ... (Read More)
 
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