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5 People Who Died During Sex: And 100 Other Terribly Tasteless Lists
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767920599.  Daedalus Item Code: 42302
 
Prepare to be amazed, appalled, disgusted—and of course thoroughly entertained—by this compendium of indelicate oddities. Karl Shaw, who also gave us Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of ... (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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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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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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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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Farm Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of Country Life
Julia Rothman.
Publisher: Storey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781603429818.  Daedalus Item Code: 49169
 
In our youthful imaginations, farms are simple, unhurried places where you drive a tractor and feed some animals, and occasionally take a nap in the hay. But a real working farm—even a small one—is ... (Read More)
 
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Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity
Lester R. Brown.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393344158.  Daedalus Item Code: 29349
 
Food is the new oil, says Lester Brown; and land is the new gold. The author of the Plan B series of books, the president of the Earth Policy Institute, and "one of the pioneers and heroes of global ... (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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Happy Landings!
Bosc, Chaval, Paul Flora & Loriot, illus.
Publisher: Haus Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781905791217.  Daedalus Item Code: 02623
 
D.H. Lawrence tells us "there is nothing left to be seen—everything has been watched to death," while Blaise Pascal declares "all man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room at ... (Read More)
 
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Have You Heard the One About...: A Compendium of the Best Jokes, Gags and One-Liners
Nick Harris.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843178071.  Daedalus Item Code: 42721
 
In this follow-up to An Englishman, an Irishman, and a Scotsman, British jokester Nick Harris offers another collection of hundreds of gags on classic subjects like bars, blondes, the battle ... (Read More)
 
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Humorists: From Hogarth to Noel Coward
Paul Johnson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40718
 
The author of Creators and Heroes, as well as Modern Times and History of Christianity, here turns to the finest wits of the Western world. Paul Johnson surveys a diverse ... (Read More)
 
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Judging a Book by Its Lover: A Field Guide to the Hearts and Minds of Readers Everywhere
Lauren Leto.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062070142.  Daedalus Item Code: 33794
 
Internet humor blogger Lauren Leto, co-author of Texts from Last Night, here offers a fascinating field guide to the hearts and minds of readers everywhere—an unrelentingly witty and gleefully ... (Read More)
 
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