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What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear

Danielle Ofri · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

How refocusing conversations between doctors and their patients can lead to better healthDespite modern medicine's infatuation with high-tech gadgetry, the single most powerful diagnostic tool is the doctor-patient conversation, which can uncover the lion's share of illnesses. However,...
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Welcome to Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life

Sam Wang · Bloomsbury USA; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

You: The Owner’s Manual for the brain: an expert, comprehensive, and lively guide that makes sense of all the latest scientific findings about how your brain really works. We are using our brains at practically every moment of our lives, and yet few of us have the first idea how they...
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The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry

Gary Greenberg · Blue Rider Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

For more than two years, author and psychotherapist Gary Greenberg has embedded himself in the war that broke out over the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders—the DSM—the American Psychiatric Association’s compendium of mental illnesses...
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Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog

John Grogan · William Morrow; 1st edition
Pages: 291
Format: Print book

The heartwarming and unforgettable story of a family in the making and thewondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in lifeJohn and Jenny were just beginning their life together. They were young and in love, with a perfect little house and not a care in the world. Then...
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Sweet Invention: A History of Dessert

Michael Krondl · Chicago Review Press
Format: Print book

From the sacred fudge served to India’s gods to the ephemeral baklava of Istanbul’s harems, the towering sugar creations of Renaissance Italy, and the exotically scented macarons of twenty-first century Paris, the world’s confectionary arts have not only mirrored social,...
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Blood and Whiskey: The Life and Times of Jack Daniel

Peter Krass · Wiley
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

The first-ever biography of the man who created America's most famous whiskey Born in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in 1850, Jack Daniel became a legendary moonshiner at age 15 before launching a legitimate distillery ten years later. By the time he died in 1911, he was an American legend-and...
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Perfume: A Century of Scents

Lizzie Ostrom · Pegasus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Signature scents and now-lost masterpieces; the visionaries who conceived them; the wild and wonderful campaigns that launched them; the women and men who wore them -- every perfume has a tale to tell.Join Lizzie Ostrom on an olfactory adventure as she explores the trends and crazes that...
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Hammer Head: The Making of a Carpenter

Nina MacLaughlin · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Nina MacLaughlin spent her twenties working at a Boston newspaper, sitting behind a desk and staring at a screen. Yearning for more tangible work, she applied for a job she saw on Craigslist--'Carpenter's assistant : women strongly encouraged to apply'--despite being a Classics...
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