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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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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
Michael Pollan.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143038580.  Daedalus Item Code: 59456
 
(Winner of the 2007 James Beard Award for Best Food Writing and one of the New York Times's Ten Best Books of 2006) Before In Defense of Food and Food Rules, Michael ... (Read More)
 
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Orwell's Cough: Diagnosing the Medical Maladies & Last Gasps of the Great Writers
John Ross.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851689514.  Daedalus Item Code: 43736
 
Did William Shakespeare's doctors addle his brain with cinnabar and mercury? Was Jane Eyre inspired by the plagued school that claimed the Brontë clan? Did writing 1984 kill George ... (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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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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The Youngest Science: Notes of a Medicine-Watcher
Lewis Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140243277.  Daedalus Item Code: 52592
 
This is an intriguing and beautifully written medical memoir from the author of the National Book Award winners The Lives of a Cell and The Medusa and the Snail. Lewis Thomas observes ... (Read More)
 
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