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Al Jaffee's Mad Life: A Biography
Mary-Lou Weisman. Al Jaffee, illus.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061864490.  Daedalus Item Code: 44313
Since 1955, when his work began enlivening the pages of MAD magazine, Al Jaffee has pickled three generations of American kids in the brine of satire. So perhaps it's not too surprising that ... (Read More)
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Cartoons of World War II
Tony Husband, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784043100.  Daedalus Item Code: 52665
In the days of World War II, before the Internet and even before there were televisions in most homes, the editorial cartoon was one of the most powerful visual opinion-makers in the media. Magazines ... (Read More)
Sale Price: $9.98
Directions to Servants
Jonathan Swift. Colm Tóibín, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910626.  Daedalus Item Code: 53685
Taking the form of a handbook of manners, and addressed to each servant individually, this deadpan 1731 text is the ultimate upstairs/downstairs battle. With scathing wit, Jonathan Swift pits master ... (Read More)
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Edward Gorey Sticker Book
Edward Gorey.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764963438.  Daedalus Item Code: 59370
What better than to be able to apply the insightfully obfuscated imagery of Edward Gorey to whatever surface one wishes, whenever such a thing is called for? This slim tome encloses no fewer than 185 ... (Read More)
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Great Short Works of Mark Twain: Old Times on the Mississippi, The Mysterious Stranger, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Jumping Frog, Jim Baker's Bluejay Yarn, A True Story, and Other Writings
Mark Twin.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060727864.  Daedalus Item Code: 51047
In a less-than-kind summation on the writing of James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain once wrote: "Every time a Cooper person is in peril, and absolute silence is worth four dollars a minute, he is sure ... (Read More)
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The Grumpy Guide to Life: Observations by Grumpy Cat
Grumpy Cat.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781452134239.  Daedalus Item Code: 49467
"Frown and the whole world frowns with you." In a world filled with inspirational know-it-alls and quotable blowhards, only Grumpy Cat is indifferent enough to tell the cranky truth. Everyone's ... (Read More)
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Kittens For When Sh*t Happens
Trevor Davies.
Publisher: Spruce.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846014178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53865
Soft fuzzy little kittens make everything better, don't they? Add a clever (if not always polite) caption mirroring a typical day-spoiler in the human world, and here you've got 70 sure-fire cute ... (Read More)
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Polite Conversation
Jonathan Swift. Toby Litt, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911470.  Daedalus Item Code: 53773
In the tradition of his sarcastic masterpiece A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift published this 1738 "how-to" book for those who aspire to genteel, artful, and hopelessly banal conversation. ... (Read More)
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Puppies For When Sh*t Happens
Trevor Davies.
Publisher: Spruce.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846014246.  Daedalus Item Code: 53866
Clever (if sometimes rude) captions and irresistible canine portraits make this book a remarkable effective cure for dog days. "Roger suddenly realized that he probably shouldn't have let the ... (Read More)
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The Twelve Terrors of Christmas
John Updike. Edward Gorey, illus.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780764937101.  Daedalus Item Code: 59369
Originally appearing in 1992 as a "Shouts and Murmurs" piece in The New Yorker, John Updike's "Twelve Terrors of Christmas" was later illustrated with the deliciously warped drawings of Edward ... (Read More)
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Typewriter: The History, the Machine, the Writers
Tony Allan.
Publisher: Shelter Harbor Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627950343.  Daedalus Item Code: 59518
Now that typewriters have been replaced by computers in the workplace, at home, and even in writers' studies, a strange thing is happening: typewriters have been staging a comeback, as a new ... (Read More)
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