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Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine

Olivia Campbell
Format: Hardcover(Original)

For fans of Hidden Figures and Radium Girls comes the remarkable story of three Victorian women who broke down barriers in the medical field to become the first women doctors, revolutionizing the way women receive health care. In the early 1800s, women were dying in large numbers from...
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Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions

Michael Moss
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows how hard it can be to maintain a healthy diet. But what if some of the decisions we make about what to eat are beyond our control? Is it possible that food is addictive, like drugs or alcohol? And to what extent does the food industry know, or care, about these vulnerabilities?...
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Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Joseph Matthews Attorney
Format: Paperback(Twenty sixth Edition)

If you want to get the highest possible retirement or pension income - not to mention the best medical coverage - turn to Social Security, Medicare & Government Pensions to discover the benefits you're entitled to and how to claim them as easily as possible. Navigate the complex...
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Unfinished: A Memoir

Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Format: Hardcover

"I have always felt that life is a solitary journey, that we are each on a train, riding through our hours, our days, our years. We get on alone, we leave alone, and the decisions we make as we travel on the train are our responsibility alone. . . ."A remarkable life story rooted...
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Floating in a Most Peculiar Way: A Memoir

Louis Chude-Sokei
Format: Hardcover

The first time Chude-Sokei realizes that he is "first son of the first son" of a renowned leader of the bygone African nation is in Uncle Daddy and Big Auntie's strict religious household in Jamaica, where he lives with other abandoned children. A visiting African has just...
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Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World

Simon Winchester
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Professor and the Madman and The Perfectionists explores the notion of property - our proprietary relationship with the land - through human history, how it has shaped us and what it will mean for our future.Land - whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland...
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This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyber Weapons Arms Race

Nicole Perlroth · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Zero day: a software bug that allows a hacker to break in and scamper through the world's computer networks invisibly until discovered. One of the most coveted tools in a spy's arsenal, a zero day has the power to tap into any iPhone, dismantle safety controls at a chemical plant,...
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The Bears Ears: A Human History of America's Most Endangered Wilderness

David Roberts
Format: Hardcover

A personal and historical exploration of the Bears Ears country and the fight to save a national monument.The Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah, created by President Obama in 2016 and eviscerated by the Trump administration in 2017, contains more archaeological sites than...
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Studying with Miss Bishop: Memoirs from a Young Writer's Life

Dana Gioia · Paul Dry Books
Format: Paperback

"Highly enjoyable . . . Studying with Miss Bishop offers the opportunity to encounter writing as an act of civility." -- "Fascinating snapshots of remarkable encounters which, when brought together, chart a delightfully unusual path to literary success." -- "Reading...
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Aftershocks: A Memoir

Nadia Owusu · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

This poetic, genre-bending work - blending memoir with cultural history - from Whiting Award winner Nadia Owusu grapples with the fault lines of identity, the meaning of home, black womanhood, and the ripple effects, both personal and generational, of emotional trauma. Nadia Owusu grew...
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American Daughter: A Memoir

Stephanie Thornton Plymale · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"A STORY OF REDEMPTION AND FORGIVENESS" - NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWFor 50 years, Stephanie Plymale kept her past a fiercely guarded secret. No one outside her immediate family would have guessed that her childhood was fraught with every imaginable hardship: a mentally ill mother...
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Speak, Okinawa: A Memoir

Elizabeth Miki Brina
Format: Hardcover

Elizabeth's mother was working as a nightclub hostess on U.S.-occupied Okinawa when she met the American soldier who would become her husband. The language barrier and power imbalance that defined their early relationship followed them to the predominantly white, upstate New York suburb...
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An Anatomy of Pain: How the Body and the Mind Experience and Endure Physical Suffering

Abdul-Ghaaliq Lalkhen · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Pain is a universal human experience, but we understand very little about the mechanics behind it. We hurt ourselves, we feel pain, we seek help from a professional or learn to avoid certain behaviors that cause pain. But the story of what goes on in our body is far from simple. Even medical...
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Help Yourself Now: A Practical Guide to Finding the Information and Assistance You Need

Jan Yager · Allworth
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

How to find help for any situation.
Although we live in the age of information and everyone is bombarded with potential sources of help, sifting through those possibilities can be a chore. This is where Help Yourself comes in! With this useful reference, author Jan Yager provides...
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The Hospital: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town

Brian Alexander · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

"With his signature gut-punching prose, Alexander breaks our hearts as he opens our eyes to America's deep-rooted sickness and despair by immersing us in the lives of a small town hospital and the people it serves. " -- By following the struggle for survival of one small-town...
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Life's Edge: The Search for What It Means to Be Alive

Carl Zimmer · Dutton
Format: Hardcover

Carl Zimmer investigates one of the biggest questions of all: What is life? The answer seems obvious until you try to seriously answer it. Is the apple sitting on your kitchen counter alive, or is only the apple tree it came from deserving of the word? If we can't answer that question...
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The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing, and the Future of the Human Race

Walter Isaacson
Format: Hardcover

When Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade, she came home one day to find that her dad had left a paperback titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it aside, thinking it was one of those detective tales she loved. When she read it on a rainy Saturday, she discovered she was right, in a way....
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