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Christopher Hitchens · Twelve; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly...
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Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Marc Weissbluth M.D. · Ballantine Books; Revised edition
Format: Paperback

One of the country's leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving--and preventing--your children's sleep problemsHere Dr. Marc Weissbluth, a distinguished pediatrician and father of four, offers his groundbreaking program to ensure the best sleep for your child....
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Taste of Home Christmas: 465 Recipes For a Merry Holiday

Taste of Home · Readers Digest
Format: Paperback

Let Taste of Home help you plan your holiday parties and menus with this idea-packed cookbook. There are wonderful appetizers and beverages, company-worthy entrees, delectable breads, an array of sides and best of all dazzling, divine sweets—cookies, candies, cakes, pies and more....
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Lab Girl

Hope Jahren · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

A New York Times 2016 Notable BookNational Best SellerNamed one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People"An Amazon Top 20 Best Book of 2016A Washington Post Best Memoir of 2016A TIME and Entertainment Weekly Best Book of 2016 So Far An illuminating debut memoir of a woman...
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Teenagers 101: What a Top Teacher Wishes You Knew About Helping Your Kid Succeed

Rebecca Deurlein Ed.D. · AMACOM
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

As a parent, you want to see your teen succeed in school and in life--and you do your best to help. But how do you know what will make a difference? Maybe it's time to listen to a teacher. Day in and day out, teachers watch kids interact with peers, make decisions, deal with difficulty,...
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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds. As she travels...
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Healing Our Backs with Yoga: : An Essential Guide to Back Pain Relief

Lillah Schwartz · Beneficial Services Inc.
Pages: 182
Format: Paperback

Therapeutic yoga expert Lillah Schwartz clearly explains movement principles, basic anatomy, breath awareness, and the central elements of alignment-based yoga to help you uncover your own healing potential and move toward back pain relief. Step-by-step instructions with 27 pose sequences,...
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Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth · Scribner
Pages: 333
Format: Print book

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed - be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence...
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White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

Nancy Isenberg · Viking
Pages: 460
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestseller"Formidable and truth-dealing...necessary." -The New York Times"With the election looming, this eye-opening investigation into our country's entrenched social hierarchy is acutely relevant." -O Magazine In her groundbreaking bestselling...
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The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss

Jason Fung · Greystone Books
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Fung zeroes in on why insulin resistance has become so prevalent and offers specific outside-the-box solutions that have emerged as the key to maximizing health." - Jimmy Moore, author, Keto Clarity and Cholesterol ClarityEverything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight...
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The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend

Bob Drury · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn astonishing untold story of the American West The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to defeat the United States Army in a war, forcing the government to sue for peace on his terms. At the peak of Red Cloud's powers...
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How to Cook Everything

Mark Bittman · J. Wiley
Pages: 1044
Format: Print book

Mark Bittman's award-winning How to Cook Everything has helped countless home cooks discover the rewards of simple cooking. Now the ultimate cookbook has been revised and expanded (almost half the material is new) , making it absolutely indispensable for anyone who cooks - or wants to. With...
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The Graves Are Walking: The Great Famine and the Saga of the Irish People

John Kelly · Henry Holt and Co.; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A magisterial account of the worst disasters to strike humankind—the Great Irish Potato Famine—conveyed as lyrical narrative history from the acclaimed author of The Great MortalityDeeply researched, compelling in its details, and startling in its conclusions about the appalling...
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