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The New Odyssey: The Story of the Twenty-First Century Refugee Crisis

Patrick Kingsley · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In the humane tradition of Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers comes a searing account of the international refugee crisis. Intrepid and empathetic, Patrick Kingsley has traveled through seventeen countries to bear witness to the largest forced migration since the end of World...
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Norwich: One Tiny Vermont Town's Secret to Happiness and Excellence

Karen Crouse · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The extraordinary story of the small Vermont town that has likely produced more Olympians per capita than any other place in the country - and whose citizens provide a model for achieving excellence while leading a well-rounded life.Norwich, a charming Vermont town of roughly three thousand...
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Lonely Planet Borneo

Lonely Planet. · Lonely Planet Pbns
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

#1 best-selling guide to Borneo* Lonely Planet Borneo is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Dive with sea turtles on the Semporna Archipelago, visit the water village of Kampung Ayer, or hang with the orangutans...
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Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence-The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice

DANIEL M D SIEGEL · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

This groundbreaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., introduces readers to his pioneering, science-based meditation practice.Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus,...
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Immunization: How Vaccines became Controversial

Stuart S Blume · Reaktion Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

One of the most important tools in the public health arsenal, vaccines are to thank for the global eradication of smallpox, and for allowing us to defeat the dire threat of infectious disease for more than one hundred years. Vaccine development is where scientists turn when faced with the frightening...
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The Same but Different: How Twins Can Live, Love, and Learn to Be Individuals

Joan A. Friedman · Rocky Pines Press
Pages: 179
Format: Paperback

The Same but Different offers insights on and solutions to the challenges that arise when young adult twins are expected to be independent, self-assured "singletons" after having been raised as twins.Written for twins, their families, and significant others, this book- Instructs...
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Finding the Flavors We Lost: From Bread to Bourbon, How Artisans Reclaimed American Food

Patric Kuh · Ecco
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

The multiple-James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for "artisanal" foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness.We hear the word "artisanal" all the time - attached to cheese,...
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Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World

James Ball · Biteback Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

2016 marked the dawn of the post-truth era. The year saw two shock election results, each of which has the potential to reshape the world: the UK's decision to leave the EU, and the elevation of Donald Trump to the office of US President. The campaigns highlighted many of the same issues...
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Bathe, Buff, and Beautify: DIY Crafts and Recipes for Natural Body Care

Aubre Andrus · Capstone Press
Pages: 48
Format: Library Binding

Nourish your body from head to toe with these simple handmade spa recipes. Using some of nature's best ingredients, such as sea salt, honey, essential oils, and beeswax, you'll craft soothing recipes like the Luxurious Lotion Bars, Sweet Dreams Cream, and the Good Morning Shower Steamer....
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Resilient Grieving: How to Live with Loss That Changes Everything

Lucy Hone · The Experiment
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The death of someone we hold dear may be inevitable; being paralyzed by our grief is not. A growing body of research has revealed our capacity for resilient grieving, our innate ability to respond to traumatic loss by finding ways to grow - by becoming more engaged with our lives, and discovering...
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Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's English Dictionary

Merriam Webster · Merriam-Webster
Pages: 2032
Format: Print book

Revised and Updated for 2016. Created by America's foremost language experts, this dictionary is designed to help advanced students master spoken and written English, as it is actually used. Defines 100,000 words and phrases in plain English that is easy for learners to understand....
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Nothing to Fear: Principles and Prayers to Help You Thrive in a Threatening World

Barry C Black · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

"I'm really concerned about the state of the world. It feels like things are falling apart.""I'm worried about my family's future.""How can I stand firm in my faith in today's culture?"Our times are turbulent ones, and questions and worries...
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The Mushin Way to Peak Performance: The Path to Productivity, Balance, and Success

Michael Veltri · Wiley
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Follow your own nature to achieve clarity, power, and success The Mushin Way teaches tools and techniques to help you reach peak performance and transform your business and personal life. Regardless of what we want to achieve in business or in life, transformation can be difficult and we tend...
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Moon California Hiking: The Complete Guide to 1,000 of the Best Hikes in the Golden State

Tom Stienstra · Avalon Travel
Pages: 864
Format: Print book

Seasoned outdoors authors Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown know the best hiking trails in the Golden State, from breathtaking coastal walks north of Los Angeles to challenging backcountry treks in the Sierra Nevadas. Including 21 new hikes and unique "best-of" lists - including...
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The Incurable Romantic: And Other Tales of Madness and Desire

Frank Tallis · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Writer and subject were rarely better matched. This is a brilliant, compelling book."--Ian McEwanIn The Incurable Romantic, Frank Tallis recounts the extraordinary stories of patients who are, quite literally, madly in love: a woman becomes utterly convinced that her dentist...
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