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Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient by McNutt, Robert Alan, author. Your health, your decisions - how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient

"In nearly every medical-decision-making encounter, the physician is at the center of the discussion, with the patient the recipient of the physician's decisions. Dr. Robert Alan McNutt starts from a very different premise: the patient should be at the center. McNutt challenges the physician-directed, medical-expertise model of making decisions, presenting a practical approach augmented by formal exercises designed to give patients the tools and confidence to compare and contrast their health-ca

Sep 21, 2016
You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Corbett, Rachel, 1984- author. You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

"The extraordinary story of one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. Paris, 1902: Renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin has just completed The Thinker. Rainer Maria Rilke is a delicate young visitor from Prague, broke and suffering from a case of writer's block. When Rilke is commissioned to write a book about Rodin, everything changes. ... You Must Change Your Life reveals one of the great stories of modern art and literature: Rodin and Rilke's years together as master and dis

Sep 21, 2016
Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance by Norberg, Ulrica, author. Restorative yoga - reduce stress, gain energy, and find balance

Sep 21, 2016
My life with Earth, Wind and Fire by White, Maurice, 1941-2016, author. My life with Earth, Wind and Fire

"Earth, Wind & Fire was one of the most popular and significant bands of the past century, celebrated alongside Chicago, the Commodores, Fleetwood Mac, the Eagles, and Sly and the Family Stone. They transcended genres and fused diverse influences, from R&B to pop to jazz and beyond, earning multiple Grammy Awards--and most recently a Lifetime Achievement Award, shortly after the passing of the band's founder, Maurice White. Although many of White's contemporaries and fans, including Quincy Jones

Sep 21, 2016
The madhouse effect - how climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy by Mann, Michael E., 1965- The madhouse effect - how climate change denial is threatening our planet, destroying our politics, and driving us crazy

Sep 21, 2016
Looking for the stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic by Kaplan, Alice Yaeger, author. Looking for the stranger - Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic

"A National Book Award-finalist biographer tells the story of how a young man in his 20s who had never written a novel turned out a masterpiece that still grips readers more than 70 years later and is considered a rite of passage for readers around the world,"--NoveList.

Sep 21, 2016
The long view - career strategies to start strong, reach high, and go far by Fetherstonhaugh, Brian, author. The long view - career strategies to start strong, reach high, and go far

"The world of careers is vastly different than it was just five years ago - more choices, more competition, and relentless change in how we define work-life. It can be difficult to understand our options and plan for a prosperous future... Brian Fetherstonhaugh, CEO of OgilvyOne Worldwide, understands this dilemma and how to navigate it. He believes we need more than tactics - we need robust, road-tested strategies that combine old-school wisdom with new-school context so that we can flourish in

Sep 21, 2016
Landskipping - painters, ploughmen and places by Pavord, Anna, author. Landskipping - painters, ploughmen and places

In Landskipping, Anna Pavord explores some of Britain's most iconic landscapes in the past, in the present, and in literature. With her passionate, personal, and lyrical style, Pavord considers how different artists and agriculturists have responded to these environments. Like the author's previous book The Tulip, Landskipping is as sublime and picturesque as its subject. Landskipping features an eclectic mix of locations, both ecologically and culturally significant, such as the Highlands of Sc

Sep 21, 2016
The killer whale who changed the world by Leiren-Young, Mark, author. The killer whale who changed the world

Sep 21, 2016
Justin Trudeau - the natural heir by Young, Huguette, 1955- author. Justin Trudeau - the natural heir

Sep 21, 2016
The hourglass - life as an aging mortal by Cuming, Pamela, author. The hourglass - life as an aging mortal

In The Hourglass, Pamela Cuming invites us to contemplate how we can find the courage to age and to confront death as the runway of our lives gets shorter. How can we continue to find meaning in life when we already know the end of the story? What can we do to keep our inner flame burning bright when we grow old and have lost the spell of potential? What can we do to create a mindset that will help us fight back or continue to enjoy life when our bodies weaken and our health declines? Is it poss

Sep 21, 2016
Hoosiers - the fabulous basketball life of Indiana by Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- Hoosiers - the fabulous basketball life of Indiana

Sep 21, 2016
The heart of understanding - commentaries on the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra by Nhất Hạnh, Thích. The heart of understanding - commentaries on the Prajñaparamita Heart Sutra

Sep 21, 2016
Eyes on the street - the life of Jane Jacobs by Kanigel, Robert, author. Eyes on the street - the life of Jane Jacobs

Sep 21, 2016
Don't go to bed angry - stay up and fight! by DeArmond, Deb. Don't go to bed angry - stay up and fight!

Sep 21, 2016
Dinosaurus - the complete guide to dinosaurs by Parker, Steve, 1952- author. Dinosaurus - the complete guide to dinosaurs

Sep 21, 2016
Citizen scientist - searching for heroes and hope in an age of extinction by Hannibal, Mary Ellen, author. Citizen scientist - searching for heroes and hope in an age of extinction

Sep 21, 2016
Chickenizing farms and food - new perils for public health by Silbergeld, Ellen K., author. Chickenizing farms and food - new perils for public health

Sep 21, 2016
Breakfast - recipes to wake up for by Weld, George (Restaurateur), author. Breakfast - recipes to wake up for

Sep 21, 2016
Bird brain - an exploration of avian intelligence by Emery, Nathan, 1971- author. Bird brain - an exploration of avian intelligence

Sep 21, 2016