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Reading and writing cancer - how words heal by Gubar, Susan, 1944- author.

Reading and writing cancer - how words heal

"Elaborating upon her “Living with Cancer” column in the New York Times, Susan Gubar helps patients, caregivers, and the specialists who seek to serve them. In a book both enlightening and practical, she describes how the activities of reading and writing can right some of cancer’s wrongs. To stimulate the writing process, she proposes specific exercises, prompts, and models. In discussions of the diary of Fanny Burney, the stories of Leo Tolstoy and Alice Munro, numerous memoirs, novels,

May 30, 2016
A psychiatrist's guide to successful retirement and aging - coping with change by Zal, H. Michael, author.

A psychiatrist's guide to successful retirement and aging - coping with change

May 30, 2016
Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp) by Raichlen, Steven, author.

Project smoke - seven steps to smoked food nirvana, plus 100 irresistible recipes from classic (slam-dunk brisket) to adventurous (smoked bacon-bourbon apple crisp)

"Describes Raichlen's seven steps to smoked food nirvana, including choose your smoker, source your fuel, [and] know when your food is done. There's an in-depth rundown on various smokers; the essential brines, rubs, marinades, and barbecue sauces; ... a complete exposition of woods; and ways to smoke--cold smoking, hot smoking, smoke-roasting and smoke-braising"--

May 30, 2016
Perfectly imperfect - the art and soul of yoga practice by Baptiste, Baron, author.

Perfectly imperfect - the art and soul of yoga practice

"This book will shine new light on your journey, ignite your practice with new power, inspire new possibilities for growth, and infuse your life with the grace and confidence you seek."--Baron Baptiste A little over a decade ago, Baron Baptiste published his seminal book, Journey into Power. The first of its kind, it introduced the world to Baptiste Power Vinyasa, his signature method that marries a lifetime of studying with some of the world's most renowned yoga masters with his uniquely powerf

May 30, 2016
Parent hacks - 134 genius shortcuts for life with kids by Dornfest, Asha, author.

Parent hacks - 134 genius shortcuts for life with kids

"It's the indispensable handbook for the most seat-of-the-pants job there is--raising kids. Drawing from her award-winning blog, ParentHacks.com, which has been sharing MacGyver-like brilliance from real parenting experts-the moms and dads who are in the trenches every day-Parent Hacks presents 134 ingenious tips and shortcuts for simplifying life with little kids, allowing the whole family to take a deep breath and have more fun. What's a parent hack? It can be as simple as putting the ketchup

May 30, 2016
I do it with the lights on - and 10 more discoveries on the road to a blissfully shame-free life by Thore, Whitney Way, author.

I do it with the lights on - and 10 more discoveries on the road to a blissfully shame-free life

May 30, 2016
How to create your own jewelry line by Shapiro, Emilie, author.

How to create your own jewelry line

May 30, 2016
How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices by Huston, Therese, author.

How women decide - what's true, what's not, and what strategies spark the best choices

Our futures depend not just on the results of the choices we make, but on how well we handle making these hard choices and the serious scrutiny that comes with them. Huston shows how men and women approach decisions differently, though not necessarily in the ways we have been led to believe. She opens up the conversation about how we can best shape our habits, perceptions, and strategies, not just to make the most of our own opportunities, but to reshape the culture and bring out the best decisi

May 30, 2016
Pilgrim wheels - reflections of a cyclist crossing America by Hanson, Neil (Neil M.), 1954-

Pilgrim wheels - reflections of a cyclist crossing America

"In 2011, at 57 years old, Neil Hanson began a 3400-mile cross-country bicycle journey, exploring an America that can only be discovered on winding backroads from the saddle of a bicycle. More than just a travelogue of a bike ride across the country, Hanson's delightful and beautifully written story takes the reader on a journey that is engaging and insightful, often hilarious, sometimes poignant, and always inspiring. It's a must-read adventure that will stir your soul"--Back cover.

May 30, 2016
70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade by Giddan, Jane J., author.

70Candles! - women thriving in their 8th decade

May 30, 2016
Righteous carnage - the List murders by Benford, Timothy B.

Righteous carnage - the List murders

May 30, 2016
The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics by Wilentz, Sean, author.

The politicians and the egalitarians - the hidden history of American politics

May 30, 2016
Ozone journal by Balakian, Peter, 1951- author.

Ozone journal

"A sequel of sorts to "Ziggurat," published in the Phoenix Poets series in 2010, the title poem from "Ozone Journal" recounts the memory of the speaker's excavating the bones of Armenian genocide victims in the Syrian desert with a TV journalist crew in 2009. The speaker "dreams back," as it were, to the 1980s, when, as a young man in his thirties and caring for a young daughter after a recent divorce, he is having to juggle both personal and cultural/historical complexities living as a single p

May 30, 2016
Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines by Davenport, Thomas H., 1954- author.

Only humans need apply - winners and losers in the age of smart machines

May 30, 2016
Once a cop - the street, the law, two worlds, one man by Pegues, Corey, author.

Once a cop - the street, the law, two worlds, one man

"Former cop sets the record straight in this controversial memoir about his youth selling crack in the 80s with one of NYC's toughest gangs and later rise through the ranks of the NYPD to become a community leader"--

May 30, 2016
No way but gentlenesse - a memoir of how Kes, my kestrel, changed my life by Hines, Richard, 1945- author.

No way but gentlenesse - a memoir of how Kes, my kestrel, changed my life

A memoir about a working-class kid whose passion for the elite pastime of falconry sets him on an unexpected path through adulthood.

May 30, 2016
The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks by Darlington, André.

The new cocktail hour - the essential guide to hand-crafted drinks

May 30, 2016
Natalie Jill's 7-day jump start - unprocess your diet with super easy recipes and lose up to 5-7 pounds the first week by Jill, Natalie. author.

Natalie Jill's 7-day jump start - unprocess your diet with super easy recipes and lose up to 5-7 pounds the first week

"Natalie Jill's 7-Day Jump Start is a straightforward way to clean up your diet--and create a new lifestyle--one step at a time. After receiving a diagnosis of celiac disease and hitting rock-bottom, Natalie realized she needed to change. The secret to losing weight and getting her mojo back? Eating unprocessed and naturally gluten-free foods."--Amazon.com.

May 30, 2016
Money changes everything - how finance made civilization possible by Goetzmann, William N., author.

Money changes everything - how finance made civilization possible

May 30, 2016
The mindspan diet - reduce Alzheimer's risk, minimize memory loss, and keep your brain young by Estep, Preston W., author.

The mindspan diet - reduce Alzheimer's risk, minimize memory loss, and keep your brain young

"Studying the diets of the 'Mindspan elite'--those populations that live longest with low levels of dementia--as well as the ways that certain food additiives and ingredients interact with our genes, Dr. Preston Estep explains how the recent slew of popular brains-and-aging books have steered us down the wrong dietary path. Shattering myths about which foods are (and are not) benefitial to our brains, 'The mindspan diet' reveals a simple plan to slow cognitive decline."--Jacket.

May 30, 2016