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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 to 2010, and is ... (Read More)
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642 Tiny Things to Write About
The San Francisco Writers' Grotto. Po Bronson, intro.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781452142173.  Daedalus Item Code: 59600
Feeling stuck in your writing life? This pocketable little journal could give you the spark you need to start a roaring inferno. Write your life story in five sentences. Write why the giant wishes he ... (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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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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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014
Daniel Handler, ed. Lemony Snicket, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544129665.  Daedalus Item Code: 54415
Though founding series editor Dave Eggers has left the building—so far as The Best American Nonrequired Reading is concerned, anyway—he has put the enormously popular series in the capable ... (Read More)
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2015
Adam Johnson, intro. & ed. 826 National, series ed.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544569638.  Daedalus Item Code: 59576
Founded by former series editor Dave Eggers and his high-school-age writing students at 826 Valencia in San Francisco, this enormously popular series is edited this year by Adam Johnson, a creative ... (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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Can A Robot be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles
Peter Cave.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686476.  Daedalus Item Code: 54607
Can a murderer be innocent? Are you really unique? What does it mean to be in love? Can you ever believe anyone who says, "I'm telling the truth?" What separates a saint, a sinner, and a suicide ... (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)
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Cat vs Human 2016 Wall Calendar
Yasmine Surovec.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9781449470746.  Daedalus Item Code: 55707
First you'll snicker with recognition; then you'll wonder why we actually let these pint-sized panthers into our homes. This wall calendar feature the hilarious cartoons of Yasmine Surovec, ... (Read More)
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