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Ambrose Bierce's Write It Right: The Celebrated Cynic's Language Peeves Deciphered, Appraised, and Annotated for 21st-Century Readers
Ambrose Bierce & Jan Freeman.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717689.  Daedalus Item Code: 31864
Best known for his Devil's Dictionary, journalist and professional cynic Ambrose Bierce was also a maven of English usage, and in 1909 he gave us Write It Right: A Little Blacklist of ... (Read More)
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The Cranford Companion
Sue Birtwistle & Susie Conklin.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608193059.  Daedalus Item Code: 31883
When Cranford aired on PBS's Masterpiece Classics in 2008, it garnered critical praise from all corners, earned a devoted audience, and secured Emmy nominations in nearly every category. ... (Read More)
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
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The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, Remarkable, Respectable (and Regrettable) Runners-Up and Their Almost Claim to Fame
Matthew Murrie & Steve Murrie.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440507526.  Daedalus Item Code: 43152
Susan Lucci, Al Gore, the Buffalo Bills—they all won fame by coming in second, though they are the exception to the rule. In general, runners-up are doomed to dwell in obscurity, despite having come ... (Read More)
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The Heights: Anatomy of a Skyscraper
Kate Ascher.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203039.  Daedalus Item Code: 53211
Although skyscrapers were conceived of as "cathedrals of commerce," they have increasingly been used as living spaces for millions of people worldwide. Having illuminated the wonder of our everyday ... (Read More)
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakers—those who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
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Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 175 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products
Casey Kellar.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440202414.  Daedalus Item Code: 44066
The founder and former CEO of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, chemical designer and compounder Casey Kellar has been involved in the beauty and home fragrance industry for decades. Here she ... (Read More)
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The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession
James Ward.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476799865.  Daedalus Item Code: 53901
If your favorite part of school was buying new supplies, James Ward might be your bard. The co-founder of the Stationery Club and the Boring Conference, as well as the host of the I Like Boring ... (Read More)
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Plants of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Wildflowers, Grasses, Aquatic Vegetation, Trees, Shrubs & Other Flora
Lytton John Musselman & David A. Knepper.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781421404981.  Daedalus Item Code: 53033
Buttonbush, Hercules' club, panic grass, tearthumb, beach spurge, sea rocket, ladies' tresses—these are a few of the wild plants presented in this guide to plants of the Chesapeake Bay. More than 100 ... (Read More)
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The Story of Ain't: America, Its Language, and the Most Controversial Dictionary Ever Published
David Skinner.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062027467.  Daedalus Item Code: 44372
The editor of Humanities magazine and a member of the usage panel for the American Heritage Dictionary, David Skinner here chronicles the creation of Webster's Third New ... (Read More)
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The Warden of English: The Life of H.W. Fowler
Jenny McMorris.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780198605256.  Daedalus Item Code: 43540
You might imagine the author of H.W. Fowler's A Dictionary of Modern English Usage—a reference still used everyday, and nicknamed simply "Fowler"—to be a bit of a fusty old librarian. Here ... (Read More)
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