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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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Book of Legal Stuff: Wacky Laws, Weird Decisions and Strange Statutes
Joanne O'Sullivan.
Publisher: Imagine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781936140039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51006
Every statute in this entertaining compendium is absolutely real, promises Joanne O'Sullivan, from no-nos like eating pies baked by grandmothers in non-certified kitchens to accidentally getting a ... (Read More)
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Brief Lives: Sigmund Freud
David Carter.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843919223.  Daedalus Item Code: 53675
Although Sigmund Freud has been both famous and controversial from his own day to the present, his reputation owes as much to myth as to the facts of his life and his work. In this biography, David ... (Read More)
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The Courage to Act: A Memoir of a Crisis and Its Aftermath
Ben S. Bernanke.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393247213.  Daedalus Item Code: 59595
During his two terms as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, 2006–2014, Ben Bernanke oversaw the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression; the bursting of a housing bubble in 2007 exposed hidden ... (Read More)
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A Curious Madness: An American Combat Psychiatrist, a Japanese War Crimes Suspect, and an Unsolved Mystery from World War II
Eric Jaffe.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451612059.  Daedalus Item Code: 53955
The author of The King's Best Highway: The Lost History of the Boston Post Road, Eric Jaffe here chronicles the unlikely convergence of two remarkable figures in the aftermath of World War II, ... (Read More)
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Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind
Brian Fagan.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190034.  Daedalus Item Code: 54032
The chief component of the Earth and the human body, water has been viewed in differing ways throughout history. The author of The Great Warming and Journey Through an Ancient Land ... (Read More)
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Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
Andrew Solomon.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743236713.  Daedalus Item Code: 54019
(A National Book Critics Circle Award Winner and one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2012) From the author of the National Book Award winner and Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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Jumped, Fell, or Pushed: How Forensics Solved 50 "Perfect" Murders
Steven A. Koehler, with Pete Moore & David Owen.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606520376.  Daedalus Item Code: 53951
How did a single piece of twisted metal from the rubble of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing lead investigators to capture and convict Timothy McVeigh? What crucial bit of evidence allowed detectives to ... (Read More)
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The Mafia: History and Legend
Marco Gasparini. Brian Eskenazi, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301505.  Daedalus Item Code: 53026
This illustrated history of the Mafia explores this international criminal organization both as a cult subject and a social phenomenon. Movie classics like The Godfather epitomize our ... (Read More)
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Missing Links: In Search of Human Origins
John Reader.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199276851.  Daedalus Item Code: 51805
A classic work on the search for humanity's origins, John Reader's 1981 Missing Links: The Hunt for Earliest Man is here completely revised, updated, and beautifully illustrated. His vivid ... (Read More)
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On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
James Srodes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437163.  Daedalus Item Code: 53440
The biographer of John Z. DeLorean, Allen Dulles, and Benjamin Franklin, James Srodes here gives us a fascinating group portrait of a dozen Washington intellectuals—twelve young men and women who, on ... (Read More)
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On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
Alexandra Horowitz.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191255.  Daedalus Item Code: 54028
Here the author of the delightful Inside of a Dog shows us how to see the spectacle of the ordinary—to practice, as Arthur Conan Doyle put it, "the observation of trifles." Psychologist ... (Read More)
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