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Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Robert Kolker · Doubleday
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.

Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work...
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Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

James Nestor · Riverhead Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you're not breathing properly.There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat 25,000 times a day. Yet, as a species,...
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Golf's Holy War: The Battle for the Soul of a Game in an Age of Science

Brett Cyrgalis · Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Just as Michael Lewis's Moneyball captured baseball at a technological turning point, Brett Cyrgalis's Golf's Holy War takes us inside golf's clash between its beloved artistic tradition and its analytic future. The world of golf is at a crossroads. As tech­nological innovations...
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