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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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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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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined
Steven Pinker.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122012.  Daedalus Item Code: 59206
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2011, a Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and a finalist for the Samuel Johnson Prize) Here the author of The Language Instinct and ... (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) The author of The Beautiful Struggle and winner of the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize, and the George Polk Award, ... (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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The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Gary J. Bass.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700209.  Daedalus Item Code: 53382
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and named a Notable Book or Best Book of 2013 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, ... (Read More)
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Boiling Mad: Inside Tea Party America
Kate Zernike.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805093483.  Daedalus Item Code: P1839
They burst on the scene at the height of the Great Recession—angry voters gathering by the thousands to rail against bailouts and big government. Evoking the Founding Fathers, they called themselves ... (Read More)
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Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder
Max Décharné.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539025.  Daedalus Item Code: 51078
London has changed dramatically since the 14th century, from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis, notes writer and musician Max Décharné, yet throughout its history the city has ... (Read More)
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