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The remedy - Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the quest to cure tuberculosis by Goetz, Thomas, 1968 November 14- author.

The remedy - Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the quest to cure tuberculosis

"The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it tragically intertwined, and the birth of medical science. In 1875, tuberculosis was the deadliest disease in the world, accountable for a third of all deaths. A diagnosis of TB-often called consumption-was a death sentence. Then, in triumph of medical science, a German doctor named Robert Koch deployed an unprecedented scientific rigor to discover the bacteria that caused TB. Koch soon embarked on

Apr 11, 2014
The reflexology healing bible - release your inner energy with your fingertips to relieve pain, reduce stress, and promote healing by Brown, Denise Whichello.

The reflexology healing bible - release your inner energy with your fingertips to relieve pain, reduce stress, and promote healing

Explains how to use reflexology to enhance both physical and mental well-being by applying firm pressure with the thumbs and fingers to reflex points to stimulate all the organs, glands, and structures of the body to promote health.

Apr 16, 2014
The reef - a passionate history - the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change by McCalman, Iain.

The reef - a passionate history - the Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to climate change

"A journey into the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, as experienced by explorers, scientists, and artists The Great Barrier Reef is the most spectacular marine environment on earth, a true wonder of the world. Yet the history of our encounters with ithas long been elusive. In The Reef, the acclaimed historian and explorer Iain McCalman recounts in full the dramatic story of the reef and the people who have been captivated by it for two centuries. The Reef is a narrative told through the live

Apr 16, 2014
The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions by Vinton, Sherri Brooks, 1968-

The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions

A resource for preserving food answers over three hundred of the most commonly asked questions, shows how to apply various techniques to specific fruits and vegetables, and addresses kitchen set-up and making substitutions.

Apr 16, 2014
The public library - a photographic essay by

The public library - a photographic essay

"Many of us have vivid recollections of childhood visits to the public library: the unmistakable, slightly musty scent, the excitement of checking out a stack of newly-discovered books. Today's libraries also function as de facto community centers, and offer free access to the Internet, job-hunting assistance, or a warm place to take shelter along with the endless possibilities that spark your imagination the moment you open the cover of a book. There are more than 17,000 public libraries in Ame

Apr 11, 2014
The psychopath whisperer - the science of those without a conscience by Kiehl, Kent A.

The psychopath whisperer - the science of those without a conscience

"In the bestselling tradition of The Psychopath Test and The Sociopath Next Door, a compelling journey into the science and behavior of psychopaths in our lives, written by the leading scientist in the field of criminal psychopathy. Kent A. Kiehl, who created the Mind Mobil MRI System to study psychopaths in prison populations, has collected the world's largest repository of forensic neuroscience, with scans of more than five hundred psychopaths and three thousand criminal offenders at eight fac

Apr 11, 2014
The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities by Cohan, Willam D., 1960-

The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities

An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.

Apr 11, 2014
The power of visual storytelling - how to use visuals, videos, and social media to market your brand by Walter, Ekaterina, author.

The power of visual storytelling - how to use visuals, videos, and social media to market your brand

Apr 10, 2014
The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents by Battle, Carl W, author.

The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents

Offers advice for protecting, promoting, and profiting from patentable ideas, covering methods of commercializing inventions, finding patent information, seeking assistance, and obtaining a U.S. patent.

Apr 11, 2014
The Plant Lover|s Guide to Snowdrops - 101 Easy-to-find Wild Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Filberts by Slade, Naomi

The Plant Lover|s Guide to Snowdrops - 101 Easy-to-find Wild Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Filberts

Apr 16, 2014
The plant lover's guide to salvias by Whittlesey, John, 1953-

The plant lover's guide to salvias

Apr 16, 2014
The people's platform - taking back power and culture in the digital age by Taylor, Astra.

The people's platform - taking back power and culture in the digital age

Apr 16, 2014
The pedestrians by Zucker, Rachel.

The pedestrians

""Zucker is a poet of bottom-scraping, blood-chilling existential anxiety, one among many, and a poet of New York City, one among many, and a poet of American Jewish inheritance, one among many, and one of the funniest, too."-Boston ReviewRachel Zucker returns to themes of motherhood, marriage, and the life of an artist in this double collection of poems. Fables, written in prose form, shows the reader different settings (mountains, ocean, Paris) of Zucker's travels and meditations on place. The

Apr 11, 2014
The Oxford map companion - one hundred sources in world history by Seed, Patricia.

The Oxford map companion - one hundred sources in world history

Apr 11, 2014
The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry by

The Oxford anthology of African-American poetry

A literary portrait of contrasting visions and styles covers the key issues important to the African-American experience, including poetry on slavery, the South, protest and resistance, music and religion, spirituality, sexuality and love, and the idea of Africa.

Apr 15, 2014
The other side of paradise - life in the new Cuba by Cooke, Julia.

The other side of paradise - life in the new Cuba

Apr 11, 2014
The organically clean home - 150 everyday organic cleaning products you can make yourself-the natural, chemical-free way by Rapinchuk, Becky.

The organically clean home - 150 everyday organic cleaning products you can make yourself-the natural, chemical-free way

Apr 16, 2014
The oldest living things in the world by Sussman, Rachel, 1975- photographer, author.

The oldest living things in the world

Apr 16, 2014
The obesity paradox - when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier by Lavie, Carl J., author.

The obesity paradox - when thinner means sicker and heavier means healthier

"In this groundbreaking book, Carl Lavie, MD, reveals the science behind the obesity paradox and shows us how to achieve maximum health rather than minimum weight"--

Apr 11, 2014
The numbers - calories, BMI, and portion sizes by Crockett, Kyle A.

The numbers - calories, BMI, and portion sizes

"Nutrition can be complicated. How do you know what foods are healthy and what aren't? How much should you eat? What's a healthy portion size? How many calories do you need? Do you weigh just the right amount--or are you underweight or overweight? Keeping track of how much you eat, weigh, and exercise can help you make the right choices. Discover how knowing the numbers--calories, BMI, weight, and more--is a big part of staying fit and healthy."--Publisher's website.

Apr 15, 2014