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    Dr. DiPaola demystifies these alternative therapies by explaining what scientific studies tell us about the safety and effectiveness of nearly 100 supplements. It also gives readers a foolproof set of rules to follow before taking any nutritional supplement, along with advice on how you can read a label to find out what the manufacturer is – and isn’t – telling you. Essential reading for anyone interested in natural remedies and alternative health. Large Trade paperback.
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    A Treasury of Royal Scandals: The Shocking True Stories of History’s Wickedest, Weirdest, Most Wanton Kings, Queens, Tsars, Popes, and Emperors by Michael Farquhar. From Nero’s nagging mother (who also became his lover) to Catherine’s stable of studs, here is a wickedly delightful look at the most scandalous doings you never learned about in history class. Trade paperback
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    Rachel Carson set a standard for nature writing for all time to come. By the late 1950’s, she was the most respected science writer in America. In this volume, today’s foremost scientists and writers give compelling evidence that Carson’s transformative insights – her courage for the earth – are giving a new generation of activists the inspiration they need to move consumers, industry, and government to action. Trade paperback.
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    Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963-65 by Taylor Branch

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    Taylor Branch, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. Trade paperback
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    Sticky Fingers by Joe Hagan

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    Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine by Joe Hagan. This is the story of how one man’s ego and ambition captured the 1960’s youth culture of rock and roll and turned it into a hothouse of fame, power, politics, and riches that would last for 50 years. Wenner gave Joe Hagan exclusive access to his vast archive of correspondence, rare documents, recordings, and never-before-seen images. Hagan stunningly renders the lives behind a magazine that began as a scrappy rebellion and became a locus of influence. Featuring interviews with Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Pete Townshend, Yoko Ono, David Geffen and dozens of others, this is an unforgettable biography of one of the most significant cultural forces of our time. Hardcover with dust jacket
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    The Agile Gene by Matt Ridley

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    The Agile Gene: How Nature Turns on Nature. Acclaimed science writer Matt Ridley turns his attention to the nature-versus-nurture debate in a thoughtful book about the roots of human behavior. With the decoding of the human genome, we now know that genes not only predetermine the broad structure of the brain, they also absorb formative experiences, react to social cues, and even run memory. They are consequences as well as causes of the will. Trade paperback. $8
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    The Coaching Habit by Michael Bungay Stanier

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    The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever. This book distills the essentials of coaching to seven core questions and offers the tools to make them an everyday was to work less hard and have more impact. Full of practical ideas that will guide any leader trying to be better. Trade paperback.
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    In these pages you’ll find the much requested recipes for the bakery’s famous Vanilla Cupcakes with Buttercream Frosting, Magnolia’s Famous Banana Pudding, and Red Velvet Cake with Creamy Vanilla Frosting. You’ll also find breakfast treats like the Dried-Cherry Crumb Buns and Blueberry Coffee Cake with Vanilla Glaze – and afternoon snacks like Peanut Butter Fudge Brownies. Illustrated with 16 pages of color photographs, the book also contains black-and-white photos that capture the daily life of the bakery. Oversize paperback
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