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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

Christopher De Bellaigue · Liveright
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory and game-changing narrative that rewrites everything we thought we knew about the modern history of the Islamic world.With majestic prose, Christopher de Bellaigue presents an absorbing account of the political and social reformations that transformed the lands of Islam in the nineteenth...
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From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death

Caitlin Doughty · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

The best-selling author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes expands our sense of what it means to treat the dead with "dignity."Fascinated by our pervasive fear of dead bodies, mortician Caitlin Doughty set out to discover how other cultures care for the dead. From Here to Eternity is an immersive...
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Living with HIV: A Patient's Guide, 2D Ed.

Mark Cichocki · McFarland
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

In its updated and expanded second edition, this helpful guide offers a wealth of information for people living with HIV and for people caring for HIV-positive loved ones. All aspects of HIV/AIDS are discussed, including opportunistic and associated infections, dental care, exercise and nutrition,...
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Helping Teens Who Cut, Second Edition: Using DBT® Skills to End Self-Injury

Michael Hollander · Guilford Publications
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Discovering that your teen "cuts" is every parent's nightmare. Your most urgent question is: "How can I make it stop?" Tens of thousands of worried parents have turned to this authoritative guide for information and practical guidance about the growing problem of teen...
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The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond

Christophe Galfard · Flatiron Books
Pages: 386
Format: Hardcover

"If Ms. Frizzle were a physics student of Stephen Hawking, she might have written THE UNIVERSE IN YOUR HAND, a wild tour through the reaches of time and space, from the interior of a proton to the Big Bang to the rough suburbs of a black hole. It's friendly, excitable, erudite,...
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First Aid And CPR Guide

Alton L Thygerson · Jones & Bartlett Learning
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) , First Aid and CPR Guide, Seventh Edition is an excellent resource for action at common emergencies. This quick reference gives you the tools necessary to prevent...
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Exoplanets: Diamond Worlds, Super Earths, Pulsar Planets, and the New Search for Life beyond Our Solar System

Michael E Summers · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

The past few years have seen an incredible explosion in our knowledge of the universe. Since its 2009 launch, the Kepler satellite has discovered more than two thousand exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system. More exoplanets are being discovered all the time, and even more...
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Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos

Brian Cox · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An awe-inspiring, unforgettable journey of scientific exploration from Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw, the international bestselling authors of Why Does E=MC2? and The Quantum Universe, with 55 black-&-white and 45 full-color pages featuring photographs, diagrams, maps, tables, and graphsWe...
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Defiance: The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard

Stephen Taylor · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The first major biography of eighteenth-century writer and socialite Lady Anne Barnard. Born in Scotland in 1772, Lady Anne Barnard lived at the heart of Georgian society. She wrote one of the most popular ballads of her day, captivated Sir Walter Scott with her poetry, rubbed shoulders...
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Dealing with Doctors, Denial, and Death: A Guide to Living Well with Serious Illness

Aroop Mangalik · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

Often when death is the inevitable and impending outcome of a health diagnosis, doctors are reluctant to discuss alternatives to treatment, feeding into a culture of denial that can result in expensive, ineffective, and unnecessary over treatment that may or may not extend life but almost...
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