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The Lost Art of Dying: Reviving Forgotten Wisdom

L.S. Dugdale · HarperOne
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Columbia University physician inspires us to rethink death and offers insights on how we can learn to embrace the art of dying well in this wise, clear-eyed book that is as compelling and soulful as Being Mortal, When Breath Becomes Air, and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes.As a specialist in both...
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Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague

David K. Randall · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"A mash-up of Erik Larson and Richard Preston." -- Tina Jordan, New York Times Book Review podcastOn March 6, 1900, the bubonic plague took its first victim on American soil: Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King. Empowered by racist pseudoscience, officials rushed to quarantine Chinatown...
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The Book of Eels: Our Enduring Fascination with the Most Mysterious Creature in the Natural World

Patrik Svensson · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Part H Is for Hawk, part The Soul of an Octopus, The Book of Eels is both a meditation on the world's most elusive fish - the eel - and a reflection on the human conditionRemarkably little is known about the European eel, Anguilla anguilla. So little, in fact, that scientists and philosophers...
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Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You

Jenara Nerenberg · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women - those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder - exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.As a successful Harvard...
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The Dubrow Keto Fusion Diet: The Ultimate Plan for Interval Eating and Sustainable Fat Burning

Heather Dubrow · William Morrow
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The authors of the extremely popular The Dubrow Diet return with a new diet book that draws on the best parts of keto and interval eating to provide the simple secrets to weight loss success - backed up by science, their proven results, and 12:8:4 eating schedule.Heather and Terry Dubrow,...
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Can You Die of a Broken Heart?: A heart surgeon's insight into keeping your most vital organ healthy

Nikki Stamp · Murdoch Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In 2016, beloved actress Carrie Fisher passed away, leaving hordes of Star Wars fans adrift. The tragedy was that a day after we lost the incredible Fisher, her mother Debbie Reynolds died of a stroke. Some say that desperately bereft without her daughter, Reynolds died of a broken heart....
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Sex Matters: How Male-Centric Medicine Endangers Women's Health and What Women Can Do About It

Alyson J. McGregor MD · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Sex Matters tackles one of the most urgent, yet unspoken issues facing women's health care today: all models of medical research and practice are based on male-centric models that ignore the unique biological and emotional differences between men and women -- an omission that endangers...
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Why Fish Don't Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life

Lulu Miller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

David Starr Jordan was a taxonomist, a man possessed with bringing order to the natural world. In time, he would be credited with discovering nearly a fifth of the fish known to humans in his day. But the more of the hidden blueprint of life he uncovered, the harder the universe seemed...
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How the Brain Works: The Facts Visually Explained

DK · DK PUB
Format: Hardcover

Drawing on the latest neuroscience research, this visual guide makes the hidden workings of the human brain simple to understand. How the Brain Works begins with an introduction to the brain's anatomy, showing you how to tell your motor cortex from your mirror neurons. Moving on to function,...
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Ultimate Price: The Value We Place on Life

Howard Steven Friedman · University of California Press
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

How much is a human life worth? Individuals, families, companies, and governments routinely place a price on human life. The calculations that underlie these price tags are often buried in technical language, yet they influence our economy, laws, behaviors, policies, health, and safety....
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