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Lavender Water & Snail Syrup: Miss Ambler's Household Book of Georgian Cures and Remedies
Nicola Lillie & Marilyn Yurdan. Laura Lillie, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752489957.  Daedalus Item Code: 50757
Elizabeth Ambler started compiling her household book of cures—her "Physick Book"—in the early 18th century, and included much older treatments that had been passed down to her. Among these remedies ... (Read More)
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The Little Red Book of Yoga Wisdom
Kelsie Besaw, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781626364097.  Daedalus Item Code: 52142
While the original purpose of yoga—literally, to harness a spiritual discipline—was to understand the world, its focus changed to the self and the goal of enlightenment. Only later did the poses and ... (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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Christopher Hitchens. Graydon Carter, foreword. Carol Blue, afterword.
Publisher: Twelve.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455502752.  Daedalus Item Code: 53233
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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Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 175 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products
Casey Kellar.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440202414.  Daedalus Item Code: 44066
The founder and former CEO of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, chemical designer and compounder Casey Kellar has been involved in the beauty and home fragrance industry for decades. Here she ... (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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One Doctor: Close Calls, Cold Cases, and the Mysteries of Medicine
Brendan Reilly.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476726359.  Daedalus Item Code: 52548
In this "astonishingly moving and incredibly personal account of a modern doctor" (Lancet), Brendan Reilly takes readers to the front lines of modern medicine. As his patients and their ... (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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The Plantpower Way: Whole Food Plant-Based Recipes & Guidance for the Whole Family
Rich Roll & Julie Piatt.
Publisher: Avery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781583335871.  Daedalus Item Code: 59546
In this abundantly and engagingly illustrated cookbook and guide for healthy living, ultra long-distance athlete and vegan wellness advocate Rich Roll and his wife, chef and artist Julie Piatt, ... (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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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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