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42: Deep Thought on Life, the Universe, and Everything
Mark Vernon.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685608.  Daedalus Item Code: 36197
 
Taking his inspiration from 42 of the funniest, wisest, and quirkiest quotations about the big questions in life, Mark Vernon uses these as starting points for brilliant observations, explaining what ... (Read More)
 
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The Accidental Assassin
Jan Toms.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752462707.  Daedalus Item Code: 31341
 
A 37-year-old tax inspector who lives by himself, Victor Green is the sort of man who irons his underpants. When he receives a letter from the council telling him to prune a lime tree in his front ... (Read More)
 
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Animals Behaving Badly: Boozing Bees, Cheating Chimps, Dogs with Guns, and Other Beastly True Tales
Linda Lombardi. Kevin Sherry, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399536977.  Daedalus Item Code: 30311
 
As a child growing up in the Bronx, Linda Lombardi preferred her basket full of plastic animals to dolls; later in life she gave up a tenured position as a professor to take a zookeeping job, then ... (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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Bad Dog: 278 Outspoken, Indecent, and Overdressed Dogs
R. D. Rosen, Harry Prichett & Rob Battles.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761139836.  Daedalus Item Code: 41401
 
Following the rogue's gallery of wicked kitties in Bad Cat, dogs demanded their due for being just as troublesome (if maybe not as arch) as their feline competition. Bad Dog supplies ... (Read More)
 
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The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2013
Dave Eggers, ed. Walter Mosley, intro.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544105508.  Daedalus Item Code: 38907
 
In this year—his final turn as series editor—McSweeney's publisher Dave Eggers bows out gracefully, leaving the series in the hands of one of his former students at 826 Valencia, while "guest ... (Read More)
 
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The Cheaper the Crook, the Gaudier the Patter: Forgotten Hipster Lines, Tough Guy Talk, and Jive Gems
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616084028.  Daedalus Item Code: 30824
 
Anybody ever called you a dewdropper? A kibitzer? A lounge lizard? If you never knew what the heck they meant—or if you ever wanted to toss around some hip jive yourself—this is the book you need. ... (Read More)
 
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The Diary of Edward the Hamster 1990–1990
Miriam & Ezra Elia.
Publisher: Blue Rider Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780399165979.  Daedalus Item Code: 38944
 
"Why write? Life is a cage of empty words." Trapped behind bars with a wheel that taunts him with its meaninglessness, Edward the Hamster records the existential angst that is the sum of his short ... (Read More)
 
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Downton Tabby: A Parody
Chris Kelly.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781476765938.  Daedalus Item Code: 49005
 
Welcome to Downton Tabby, where the aristocrats of the animal kingdom dwell in stately splendor, unaware that their way of life is about to be swept away by the noisy vacuum cleaner of history. For ... (Read More)
 
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Downtrodden Abbey: The Interminable Saga of an Insufferable Family
Gillian Fetlocks.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250031235.  Daedalus Item Code: 49042
 
He may or may not have written the script for the film Madagascar, or penned the parody The Ditches of Edison County, but here Gillian Fetlock (a.k.a. Billy Frolick) gives us the saga ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Country Living—The Original Manual for Living Off the Land & Doing It Yourself: 40th Anniversary Edition
Carla Emery.
Publisher: Sasquatch.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781570618406.  Daedalus Item Code: 49296
 
For more than 40 years, people have relied on Carla Emery's thoughtful, practical, step-by-step advice on basic self-sufficiency skills like how to cultivate a garden, buy land, bake bread, raise ... (Read More)
 
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Everything I Need to Know I Learned From a Little Golden Book
Diane Muldrow.
Publisher: Golden Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780307977618.  Daedalus Item Code: 39136
 
A nostalgic trip through dozens of marvelous children's book illustrations of the mid-20th century, as well as a gentle treatise on how best to live a life, this delightful book from longtime Little ... (Read More)
 
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