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Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine

Anne Applebaum · Doubleday
Pages: 461
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes - the consequences of which still resonate todayIn 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization - in effect...
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

Ted Genoways · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 226
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a small ranch, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in York...
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Together, Closer: The Art and Science of Intimacy in Friendship, Love, and Family

Giovanni Frazzetto · Penguin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

"Together, Closer examines the way humans relate to each other across a spectrum of relationships from parent-child to platonic friendships and, of course, romantic love." - The Guardian "An ambitious project . . . Giovanni Frazzetto marries science with art, the most...
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Popular: The Power of Likability in a Status-Obsessed World

Mitchell J Prinstein · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A leading psychologist examines how our popularity affects our success, our relationships, and our happiness - and why we don't always want to be the most popularNo matter how old you are, there's a good chance that the word "popular" immediately transports you back to your...
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Living in the Anthropocene: Earth in the Age of Humans

WJohn Kress · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Explores the causes and implications of the Anthropocene, or Age of Humans, from multiple points of view including anthropological, scientific, social, artistic, and economic.Although we arrived only recently in Earth's timeline, humans are driving major changes to the planet's...
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Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body

Daniel Goleman · Avery
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Two New York Times-bestselling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. In the last twenty years, meditation and mindfulness have gone from being kind of cool to becoming an omnipresent Band-Aid for fixing everything from your weight to your relationship...
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When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing

DANIEL H PINK · Riverhead Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Daniel H. Pink, the #1 bestselling author of Drive and To Sell Is Human, unlocks the scientific secrets to good timing to help you flourish at work, at school, and at home.Everyone knows that timing is everything. But we don't know much about timing itself. Our lives are a never-ending...
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The Darkening Web: The War for Cyberspace

Alexander Klimburg · Penguin Press
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

"A chilling but well-informed and readable tour of cyber interdependence. Anyone interested in our growing global vulnerabilities should read this book." - Joseph S. Nye, Jr., author of The Future of PowerNo single invention of the last half century has changed the way we live...
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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

Scott Parazynski · Little A
Format: Hardcover

"Scott Parazynski's drive, curiosity, inventiveness, and great humor shine through the pages of The Sky Below and will certainly inspire future generations to pursue their dreams with every fiber in their being." - John Glenn, NASA astronautAn epic memoir from a man whose...
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The Ear Book: A Complete Guide to Ear Disorders and Health

Thomas J Balkany · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Intricately shaped and amazingly sensitive, ears are the organs of hearing and balance. When something goes wrong with the ears -- whether infection or cancer, eardrum perforation or hearing loss -- our overall well-being is generally disturbed.In The Ear Book, Drs. Thomas J. Balkany and Kevin...
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