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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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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
Over the past century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions ... (Read More)
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100 Words for Foodies
Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547239682.  Daedalus Item Code: 52624
From Aioli to Zabaglione, and from Bain-marie to Tagine, this informative, pocket-sized guide testifies to our enduring love of food. Covering a wide array of dishes, ingredients, and preparation ... (Read More)
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365 New Words-a-Year 2016 Page-a-Day Calendar
Editors of Merriam-Webster.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: calendar.
ISBN: 9780761183624.  Daedalus Item Code: 55745
Power up your vocabulary—or just learn a bunch of really neat words, and where they came from—with this daily desk calendar from Merriam-Webster. Here are scientific words (zeitgeber), mythological ... (Read More)
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The Art of Language Invention: From Horse-Lords to Dark Elves, the Words Behind World-Building
David J. Peterson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126461.  Daedalus Item Code: 59565
In this insider's tour through the construction of invented languages like those heard in films and on television, David Peterson explains language construction for sci-fi and fantasy fans, writers, ... (Read More)
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Barron's Pocket Factbook: Natural History: Essential Facts About the Earth
Michael Bright.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780764135026.  Daedalus Item Code: 52084
A user-friendly reference book that can double as a brief history of the natural world, this little tome is full of color photographs, diagrams, and fun facts. The basics of geology and the emergence ... (Read More)
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The Bedside Baccalaureate: The Second Semester: A Handy Daily Cerebral Primer to Fill in the Gaps, Refresh Your Knowledge & Impress Yourself & Other Intellectuals
David Rubel, ed.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454901938.  Daedalus Item Code: 44106
Structured much like an actual semester of college—though without the parties and poor nutritional choices—this sequel to The Bedside Baccalaureate offers another 20 classes, grouped into four ... (Read More)
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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
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Britain's Castles: Heritage Series
Susie Hodge.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590769.  Daedalus Item Code: 51835
From Harlech and Conwy to Windsor and Stirling, this book profiles more than 50 of Britain's most important castles, including their construction, strategic advantages, novel features, royal ... (Read More)
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The Cartography of North America, 1500–1800: Mapping the New World
Pierluigi Portinaro & Franco Knirsch.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464304859.  Daedalus Item Code: 53552
The date on the earliest known authentic map of North America is 1500, note Italian cartographic historians Pierluigi Portinaro and Franco Knirsch, and the map was painted on oxhide by Juan de la ... (Read More)
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Cassell's German-English Dictionary
Compiled by H.-C. Sasse, J. Horne & Charlotte Dixon.
Publisher: Wiley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780020248507.  Daedalus Item Code: 52627
Ideal for traveling, studying, or tracking down written meanings, this compact German-English dictionary offers more than 35,000 entries covering daily conversation as well as technical and ... (Read More)
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A Celebration of the Household: The Classic Guide to Running Your Home
L.G. Abell.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620877142.  Daedalus Item Code: 52124
Any parent knows that keeping a household in order is no easy task, nor has it ever been. Well over a century ago, L.G. Abell compiled a manual with hundreds of household tips, skills, advice, and ... (Read More)
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