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360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story
Sean Wilentz.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781452107561.  Daedalus Item Code: 54475
 
Since 1887, Columbia Records has remained one of the most vibrant and storied names in recorded music, nurturing the careers of Bessie Smith, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, ... (Read More)
 
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Adapt: Why Success Always Starts with Failure
Tim Harford.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250007551.  Daedalus Item Code: 42622
 
Financial Times editor and Undercover Economist author Tim Harford here presents an inspiring new approach to problem-solving. Rather than looking to our leaders to set out a plan of ... (Read More)
 
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Analyzing Freud: Letters from H.D., Bryher, and Their Circle
Susan Stanford Friedman, ed.
Publisher: New Directions.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811216036.  Daedalus Item Code: 50410
 
The American poet H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) documented her fruitful therapy sessions with Sigmund Freud in a series of informal and irreverent letters to her companion Bryher (Annie Ellerman). This ... (Read More)
 
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The Animal Connection: A New Perspective on What Makes Us Human
Pat Shipman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070545.  Daedalus Item Code: 23868
 
In this remarkable new perspective on the human love of animals, anthropologist Pat Shipman reveals that the domestication of animals has not only changed them, it has had a profound developmental ... (Read More)
 
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Armageddon in Retrospect
Kurt Vonnegut.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099524083.  Daedalus Item Code: 52347
 
Written throughout Kurt Vonnegut's life, with his trademark rueful humor (the New York Times called him "a satirist with a heart, a moralist with a whoopee cushion"), a dozen previously ... (Read More)
 
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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney
John Jennings.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781770851580.  Daedalus Item Code: 43327
 
Much as ethnographer Edward S. Curtis recorded examples of vanishing Native American culture in his photographs, so his contemporary Tappan Adney (1868–1950) single-handedly preserved a fundamental ... (Read More)
 
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Bazooka Joe and His Gang: 60th Anniversary Collection
Jeff Shepherd, ed. Talley Morse, preface. Nancy Morse & Kirk Taylor, intro. Len Brown, R. Sikoryak & Bhob Stewart, essays. Jay Lynch, afterword.
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781419706325.  Daedalus Item Code: 54485
 
A fixture in many of our childhoods, Bazooka Joe was the creation of pop culture entrepreneur Woody Gelman and artist Wesley Morse, a specialist in salacious drawings. This history of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatles Are Here!: 50 Years After the Band Arrived in America, Writers, Musicians, and Other Fans Remember
Penelope Rowlands.
Publisher: Algonquin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616203504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43842
 
The arrival of the Beatles in America in February 1964 was, for millions, an unforgettable cultural touchstone. For biographer and cultural critic Penelope Rowlands—captured in an iconic photograph ... (Read More)
 
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Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993547.  Daedalus Item Code: 59768
 
(Winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction and one of the New York Times's 10 Best Books of the Year) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National ... (Read More)
 
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Beyond Human Nature: How Culture and Experience Shape the Human Mind
Jesse J. Prinz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393061758.  Daedalus Item Code: 50422
 
In this era of genome projects and brain scans, it is all too easy to overestimate the role of biology in human psychology. But in this passionate corrective to the idea that DNA is destiny, Jesse ... (Read More)
 
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Bob Dylan: Alias Anything You Please
Ty Silkman.
Publisher: Titan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857685568.  Daedalus Item Code: 51011
 
Presenting more than 200 images of Bob Dylan—many of them filling the large pages here—this album spans five decades of his career, offering a multifaceted portrait of the reclusive superstar. This ... (Read More)
 
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Bruce Springsteen and the Promise of Rock 'N' Roll
Marc Dolan.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081350.  Daedalus Item Code: 54633
 
Smart and incisive, this book from English, American studies, and film professor Marc Dolan takes us through Bruce Springsteen's life by tracing the cultural, political, and personal forces that ... (Read More)
 
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