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The inkblots - Hermann Rorschach, his iconic test, and the power of seeing by Searls, Damion, author. The inkblots - Hermann Rorschach, his iconic test, and the power of seeing

"In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind: a set of ten carefully designed inkblots. For years, he had grappled with the theories of Freud and Jung while also absorbing the aesthetic movements of the day, from Futurism to Dadaism. A visual artist himself, Rorschach had come to believe that who we are is less a matter of what we say, as Freud thought, than what we see...In this first-ever biography of Rorschach,

Feb 22, 2017
How to overcome pain - natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS by Chaitow, Leon, author. How to overcome pain - natural approaches to dealing with everything from arthritis, anxiety and back pain to headaches, PMS and IBS

Whether you suffer from back pain, headaches, migraines, arthritis, stomach problems or repetitive strain injury, health expert Leon Chaitow can help. Delve into this complete guide to natural pain relief to discover a wide range of tools and techniques that will empower you to take control of your pain, reduce reliance on pharmaceutical painkillers and achieve long-lasting relief from your symptoms.How to Overcome Pain: Shows you how a positive mental attitude, improved posture, exercise, and d

Feb 22, 2017
Homo deus - a brief history of tomorrow by Harari, Yuval N., author, translator. Homo deus - a brief history of tomorrow

"Over the past century humankind has managed to do the impossible and rein in famine, plague, and war. This may seem hard to accept, but, as Harari explains in his trademark style--thorough, yet riveting--famine, plague and war have been transformed from incomprehensible and uncontrollable forces of nature into manageable challenges. For the first time ever, more people die from eating too much than from eating too little; more people die from old age than from infectious diseases; and more peop

Feb 22, 2017
High noon - the Hollywood blacklist and the making of an American classic by Frankel, Glenn, author. High noon - the Hollywood blacklist and the making of an American classic

The story behind the classic movie High Noon shares insights into the toxic political climate in which it was created, recounting how, during the film shoot, screenwriter Carl Foreman was interrogated and blacklisted by the House Committee on Un-American Activities. By the New York Times best-selling author of The Searchers. --Publisher

Feb 22, 2017
Extreme measures - finding a better path to the end of life by Zitter, Jessica Nutik, author. Extreme measures - finding a better path to the end of life

"An ICU and Palliative Care specialist featured in the Netflix documentary Extremis offers a framework for a better way to exit life that will change our medical culture at the deepest level. In medical school, no one teaches you how to let a patient die. Jessica Zitter became a doctor because she wanted to be a hero. She elected to specialize in critical care--to become an ICU physician--and imagined herself swooping in to rescue patients from the brink of death. But then during her first code

Feb 22, 2017
Electronics all-in-one for dummies by Lowe, Doug, 1959- Electronics all-in-one for dummies

Feb 22, 2017
The education of Will - a mutual memoir of a woman and her dog by McConnell, Patricia B., author. The education of Will - a mutual memoir of a woman and her dog

"An animal behaviorist recounts the story of how in order to help a troubled dog she was compelled to revisit painful memories about her own past in order to gain understanding into the impact of trauma on the brain,"--NoveList.

Feb 22, 2017
Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life by Li, Yiyun, 1972- author. Dear friend, from my life I write to you in your life

"Yiyun Li's searing personal story of hospitalizations for depression and thoughts of suicide is interlaced with reflections on the solace and affirmations of life and personhood that Li found in reading the journals, diaries, and fiction of other writers: William Trevor, Katherine Mansfield, and more"--

Feb 22, 2017
Convergence - the idea at the heart of science - how the different disciplines are coming together to tell one coherent, interlocking story, and making science the basis for other forms of knowledge by Watson, Peter, 1943- author. Convergence - the idea at the heart of science - how the different disciplines are coming together to tell one coherent, interlocking story, and making science the basis for other forms of knowledge

Feb 22, 2017
Buddhist economics - an enlightened approach to the dismal science by Brown, Clair, 1946- author. Buddhist economics - an enlightened approach to the dismal science

Feb 22, 2017
Bright line eating - the science of living happy, thin, and free by Thompson, Susan Peirce, author. Bright line eating - the science of living happy, thin, and free

"Over 99% of people who try to lose weight don't succeed. They don't get slender and they don't stay slender long term. The average dieter spends a significant amount of money and makes four or five new attempts each year. Four or five new attempts each year with almost no hope of success. Only 1% of people will get down to their goal weight on traditional diets. Susan Peirce Thompson. Ph.D., suggests that there's something fishy going on here, something important we're not paying attention to.

Feb 22, 2017
American sanctuary - mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution by Ekirch, A. Roger, 1950- author. American sanctuary - mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution

Feb 22, 2017
Alpine apprentice by Gorham, Sarah, 1954- author. Alpine apprentice

Feb 22, 2017
Stalin and the scientists - a history of triumph and tragedy 1905-1953 by Ings, Simon, author. Stalin and the scientists - a history of triumph and tragedy 1905-1953

Feb 21, 2017
The official art of Big trouble in Little China by Bennett, Tara, author. The official art of Big trouble in Little China

The 30th anniversary festivities for John Carpenter's cult classic continue with "The Official Art of Big Trouble in Little China," a companion to "The Official Making of Big Trouble in Little China." A celebration of not just the art created for the film, this book also features official artwork inspired by Jack Burton's adventure.

Feb 21, 2017
Argentina by Argentina

"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Argentina" is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer, whether you're planning trips to the elegant, modern capital of Buenos Aires, spectacularly scenic

Feb 21, 2017
Working and breastfeeding made simple by Mohrbacher, Nancy, author. Working and breastfeeding made simple

With its evidence-based insights, this book takes the mystery out of pumping and milk production. It puts you in control of your own experience with straightforward explanations of how milk is made and what you can do to reach your own best level. Whether your maternity leave is long, short, or in between, it includes what you need to know every step of the way. New concepts such as The Magic Number explain how to tailor your daily routine to your body's response. It also includes pumping strate

Feb 18, 2017
Wish lanterns - young lives in new china by Ash, Alec, author. Wish lanterns - young lives in new china

""One of the best [books] I've read about the individuals who make up a country that is all too often regarded as a monolith." -Jonathan Fenby, Financial Times If China will rule the world one day, who will rule China? There are more than 320 million Chinese between the ages of sixteen and thirty. Children of the one-child policy, born after Mao, with no memory of the Tiananmen Square massacre, they are the first net native generation to come of age in a market-driven, more international China.

Feb 18, 2017
Why breastfeeding matters by Young, Charlotte. Why breastfeeding matters

All babies need feeding -- and yet in modern life something so simple has become an issue fraught with difficulty for new parents. Society, politics and culture have worked together to create a situation where parents are presented with a 'choice'; breast or bottle? Such a 'choice' implies that the product (the milk) and the method of delivery (breast or bottle) are equal, but is this true? In many countries bottle-feeding has become so common that it is never questioned, and indeed is often see

Feb 18, 2017
We'll always have Casablanca - the life, legend, and afterlife of Hollywood's most beloved movie by Isenberg, Noah William author. We'll always have Casablanca - the life, legend, and afterlife of Hollywood's most beloved movie

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Feb 18, 2017

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