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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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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 American Heritage Science Dictionary
Steven Kleinedler, senior ed.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618455041.  Daedalus Item Code: 52190
Clearly written and illustrated with 380 black and white photos and drawings, this dictionary covers all the major fields of science in 8,500 entries, from the fundamentals of chemistry, physics, ... (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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The Art of the Epigraph: How Great Books Begin
Rosemary Ahern.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693249.  Daedalus Item Code: 29408
For a bibliophile, there are few things more telling about the book at hand than an epigraph. Those intriguing quotations, sayings, snippets of songs, or poems that appear just before Chapter One do ... (Read More)
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Beginner's Greek: With 2 Audio CDs
Elizabeth G. Uhlig.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback & CDs.
ISBN: 9780781811408.  Daedalus Item Code: 53051
This introduction to modern Greek is designed for both classroom use and self-study. The 12 progressive chapters combine dialogues with translations, grammatical explanations, and vocabulary, and ... (Read More)
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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac
Anita Silvey.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596437081.  Daedalus Item Code: 42464
Part almanac—with entries on writers, illustrators, books, and publishers—and part reader's guide to some of the best children's literature and picture books ever produced, this book from former ... (Read More)
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The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs
Charles Clay Doyle, Wolfgang Mieder & Fred R. Shapiro, compilers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300136029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52734
From the commonplace ("Make love, not war" and "It's a dog-eat-dog world") to the obscure ("Moonlight does not dry mittens" and "A singing army is invincible"), this intriguing anthology collects ... (Read More)
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Funerals to Die For: The Craziest, Creepiest, and Most Bizarre Funeral Traditions and Practices Ever
Kathy Benjamin.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440557071.  Daedalus Item Code: 44065
The hereafter may still be part of the great unknown, but here humorist and trivia maven Kathy Benjamin unearths the rich, often dark history of funeral rites around the world. From having a portrait ... (Read More)
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The Great American Trivia Book: In Facts We Trust
Daniel Adams.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440573606.  Daedalus Item Code: 51930
Who was the first president born outside the original 13 colonies? Which American writer was the first to win the Nobel Prize for literature? And in the early 20th century, could you really buy a ... (Read More)
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The Intellectual Devotional—American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Our Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59475
Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo here takes ... (Read More)
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