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Carla's Comfort Foods: Favorite Dishes from Around the World

Carla Hall · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

For Carla Hall, co-host of ABCs The Chew, food is a wonderful way to forge connections with and between people. In her delicious new cookbook, Carlas Comfort Foods, she finds inspiration by going around the world in search of the universal home-cooked flavors of comfort. Spinning standbys...
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Unretirement: How Baby Boomers are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community, and the Good Life

Chris Farrell · Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The budget battles of recent years have amplified the warnings of demographic doomsayers who predicted that a wave of baby boomers would bleed America dry, bankrupting Social Security and Medicare as they faded into an impoverished old age. On the contrary, argues award-winning journalist...
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The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek

Howard Markel · Pantheon
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

From the much admired medical historian, author of An Anatomy of Addiction, the story of the two Kellogg brothers: one who became America's most beloved physician between the mid-nineteenth century and World War II, a best-selling author, lecturer and health magazine publisher who was read...
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What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

Danielle Ofri · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

How refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients can lead to better health

Despite modern medicine's infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion's share of illnesses. However,...
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On the Run: Fugitive Life in an American City

Alice Goffman · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

Forty years in, the War on Drugs has done almost nothing to prevent drugs from being sold or used, but it has nonetheless created a little-known surveillance state in America's most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Arrest quotas and high-tech surveillance techniques criminalize entire blocks,...
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The Power of Favor: The Force that Will Take You Where You Can't Go on Your Own

Joel Osteen · Faith Words
Format: Audiobook

Learn how declaring God's love will bless you with favor and fulfillment in this uplifting book -- perfect for anyone who is determined to find success and spiritual inspiration.God helps you accomplish what you couldn't manage on your own. With His blessings, you stand out in the crowd...
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The United States Government Internet Directory, 2014

Shana Hertz-Hattis · Bernan Press
Format: Book

Discover the depth of government information and services available online.The United States Government Internet Directory serves as a guide to the changing landscape of government information online. The Directory is an indispensable guidebook for anyone who is looking for official U.S....
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DNA: The Story of the Genetic Revolution

James D Watson · Knopf
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade.

James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time,...
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YOU: Raising Your Child: The Owner's Manual from First Breath to First Grad

Varios · SIMON & SCHUSTER INC

There's little doubt that parenting can be one of the most rewarding and satisfying experiences you'll ever have. But it can be plenty tough, too: Around the clock, you're working to keep your little one healthy, teach her the difference between right and wrong, and make sure none of her little...
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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Pages: 449
Format: Hardcover

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.

Over...

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