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Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
Katy Butler.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451641981.  Daedalus Item Code: 62644
 
(Books for a Better Life Award Winner and a Finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize) In one of the most talked-about books of 2013, Katy Butler—a science writer as well as a lay-ordained ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Meddlers, Mediums and Magicians: The Victorian Age of Credulity
Keith Souter. Laura Matine, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752461151.  Daedalus Item Code: 52436
 
The Victorian thirst for knowledge drove them to explore unchartered corners of the world, pursue scientific explanation and discovery, and create engineering and architectural marvels. Yet this ... (Read More)
 
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Medicine: Perspectives in History and Art
Robert E. Greenspan.
Publisher: Ponteverde Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780972448604.  Daedalus Item Code: 42780
 
This magisterial history of medicine, dentistry, and even quackery is conveyed by physicians and their patients through anecdotes, letters, and art. The discipline's discoveries and controversies, as ... (Read More)
 
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Mortality
Christopher Hitchens. Graydon Carter, foreword. Carol Blue, afterword.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781455502769.  Daedalus Item Code: 61649
 
On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his memoir Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in Vanity Fair, ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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Pollan on Food: The Omnivore's Dilemma; In Defense of Food; Cooked
Michael Pollan.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: 3 pap vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780147514899.  Daedalus Item Code: 59002
 
Since The Omnivore's Dilemma appeared in 2006, Michael Pollan has been at the forefront of a movement to revolutionize how Americans eat—for health, for nutrition, and for satisfaction. This ... (Read More)
 
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Relax & Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times
Judith Lasater.
Publisher: Rodmell Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780962713842.  Daedalus Item Code: 61612
 
Whether you have five minutes or an hour, taking time out each day to relax and reinvigorate yourself is essential to living well, notes Judith Lasater. A physical therapist with a doctorate in ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to a Healthy Heart Runs Through the Kitchen
Joseph C. Piscatella. Bernie Piscatella, contributor. William C. Roberts, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761135180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42557
 
Born of Joseph Piscatella's own experience of coming back from emergency bypass surgery—and his wife Bernie's determination to gather recipes and prepare foods that would keep her husband alive—this ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest
Penelope A. Lewis.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230107595.  Daedalus Item Code: 63441
 
Science has uncovered many ways our own brains trip us up, from their propensity toward irrational thought to intuitions that deceive us. Yet there is new research on sleep, notes neuroscientist ... (Read More)
 
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The Storm of the Century: Tragedy, Heroism, Survival, and the Epic True Story of America's Deadliest Natural Disaster: The Great Gulf Hurricane of 1900
Al Roker.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062364654.  Daedalus Item Code: 63285
 
The United States in 1900 was at the dawn of what would be called the "American Century," full of confidence and optimism. But on the afternoon of September 8th, a hurricane with 200-mile-per-hour ... (Read More)
 
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Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care
Scott McGaugh.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611458398.  Daedalus Item Code: 60769
 
The author of Battlefield Angels, Scott McGaugh here profiles a remarkable if little-heralded figure of the Civil War, but one who would have been well-known to the doctors and nurses depicted ... (Read More)
 
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The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
Sam Kean.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316182348.  Daedalus Item Code: 61011
 
The author of The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb here explores the secret inner workings of the brain, and how our understanding of it has been informed. Early ... (Read More)
 
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