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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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Kind Regards: The Lost Art of Letter Writing
Liz Williams.
 
Publisher: Michael O'Mara
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781843177135
Daedalus Item Code: 42875
 
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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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The Quotable Drunkard: Words of Wit, Wisdom, and Philosophy From the Bottom of the Glass
Steven Kates.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440512643.  Daedalus Item Code: 43153
 
"Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite," said W.C. Fields, "and furthermore, always carry a small snake." From across the table and under the table at pubs, alehouses, wine bars, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of Bastards: 101 Worst Scoundrels and Scandals from the World of Politics and Power
Brian Thornton.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440503702.  Daedalus Item Code: 43151
 
Benedict Arnold may be the most famous American traitor, but he's certainly in good company in this frighteningly funny history book from the author of 101 Things You Didn't Know About ... (Read More)
 
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The Best of the Three Stooges Comicbooks, Volume 1
Norman Maurer & Pete Alvarado. Joan Maurer, intro.
Publisher: Papercutz.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781597073288.  Daedalus Item Code: 41921
 
More than two dozen Three Stooges comic book stories are gathered in this omnibus, reproducing three comic book issues drawn by Norman Maurer in the 1950s and three drawn by Pete Alvarado. When ... (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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The Wicked Wit of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens. Shelley Klein, ed.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843175681.  Daedalus Item Code: 42890
 
Renowned for his trenchant commentary and his beloved characters, Charles Dickens has also been enjoyed in no small part for his rather juicy summings-up of those whose measure fell short. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, Etc.
David Sedaris.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316154703.  Daedalus Item Code: 49490
 
The author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Me Talk Pretty One Day, as well as a regular NPR and New Yorker contributor, David Sedaris ... (Read More)
 
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2. Downton Tabby: A Parody
Chris Kelly.
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3. 5 People Who Died During Sex: And 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists
Karl Shaw.
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4. The Queen's English: An A to Zed Guide To Distinctively British Words
C.J. Moore.
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5. Don't Forget to Sing in the Lifeboats: and 366 Other Bits of Uncommon Wisdom for Uncommon Times
Kathryn & Ross Petras.
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6. Everyday English: How to Say What You Mean and Write Everything Right
Patrick Scrivenor.
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7. Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics
Karl Shaw.
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8. The Facts on File Dictionary of Cliches: Meanings and Origins of Thousands of Terms and Expressions (Second Edition)
Christine Ammer.
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9. Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten By a Lion: A Cautionary Tale
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