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The Snark Handbook: Sex Edition: Innuendo, Irony, and Ill-Advised Insults on Intimacy
Lawrence Dorfman.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781742702506.  Daedalus Item Code: 52441
 
It had to happen. Some of the snarkiest barbs ever recorded have been inspired by the subject of sex, and here the Snark Handbook lowers itself (and moves a little to its left) to scoop up every ... (Read More)
 
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40: A Doonesbury Retrospective
G.B. Trudeau.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780740797354.  Daedalus Item Code: 50721
 
If you own only one book on Garry Trudeau's Pulitzer Prize–winning comic strip Doonesbury, this should be the one. The huge, slipcased volume surveys the full series from 1970–2010, and is ... (Read More)
 
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97 Ways to Make a Cat Like You
Carol Kaufmann.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761182160.  Daedalus Item Code: 59234
 
Most of the cats we've met have been quite personable and affectionate with their humans (although any kitty can get cranky once in a while). But if you are trying to introduce yourself to a new ... (Read More)
 
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Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit
Andrew A. Rooney. Brian Rooney, intro.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781586489038.  Daedalus Item Code: 43398
 
Like Mark Twain and H.L. Mencken before him, the bestselling author of Common Nonsense was a writer and a wit, but a cultural analyst above all. Spanning Andy Rooney's six-decade career, these ... (Read More)
 
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At Home: A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 43850
 
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
 
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At Home—A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 39031
 
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
 
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Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do
Michael Powell.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454910701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52049
 
How would you survive if one day you woke up and found yourself transported centuries into the past? Even if you have no intention of traveling back in time—other than in your own imagination—this ... (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: 9781780871455.  Daedalus Item Code: 52332
 
An accessible and engaging tour of 200 key concepts that have helped shape our world, this book ranges across philosophy, economics, psychology, politics, religion, sociology, the arts, and the ... (Read More)
 
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The Book of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks: A Celebration of Creative Punctuation
Bethany Keeley.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811876452.  Daedalus Item Code: 50305
 
From the sarcastic to the suggestive, here are quotation marks as we love them best: doing hilarious damage to the English language. Who wouldn't have second thoughts about ordering the "hamburger" ... (Read More)
 
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Bugs & Daffy: Desktop Duo Mega Mini Kit

Publisher: Running Press.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780762444243.  Daedalus Item Code: 56028
 
Just in case your desk isn't wacky enough, isn't quazy enough, isn't Looney Tunes enough, we have the original dynamic duo of disaster, ready to unleash their particular brand of ... (Read More)
 
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Building Country Comforts: Wisdom on Living a Sustainable, Back-to-Basics Life
Robert Inwood & Christian Bruyere. Ashley English, foreword.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402757747.  Daedalus Item Code: 40821
 
The pioneering spirit and the desire to do things one's own way run through this collection of houses and other structures that were designed by their owners and built by hand. Illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
 
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been. Well over a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
 
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