When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

By Paul Kalanithi Paul Kalanithi was 36-years-old and nearly finished with ten years of training to become a neurosurgeon when he was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. After years of assuming the doctor role, Paul became the patient, with his wife Lucy, an internist, by his side. When Breath Becomes Air is one man’s parting gift to his family and the larger world. It records his decision to become a doctor Read more »
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July 04, 2016
Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy  All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World

By Lisa Lillien Lisa Lillien’s latest book, Hungry Girl Clean & Hungry: Easy All-Natural Recipes for Healthy Eating in the Real World, became an instant New York Times and USA Today bestseller, when it was released this spring. This 368-page paperback cookbook, which by the way features a full-color photo of EVERY recipe, combines the best of Lillien’s Hungry Girl philosophy with the benefits of clean eating. This is food that Read more »
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July 04, 2016
A salute to our friends in the animal kingdom…

A salute to our friends in the animal kingdom…

We chose to pair two recent releases, The Genius of Birds and Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are, because each brings to light the idea that animal minds are far more intricate and complex than we have assumed, giving us pause to rethink everything we thought we knew about animal and human intelligence. The Genius of Birds By Jennifer Ackerman In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman Read more »
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July 04, 2016
How to Think about Exercise

How to Think about Exercise

By Damon Young How to Think about Exercise helps us, as participants in the modern world, appreciate a bigger world view of exercise and sport. We spend much of our lives in a body/mind division: we toil our minds away at work while our bodies sit idle and then we exercise while our minds go blank. Author Damon Young challenges this body/mind separation through an engaging, sometimes humorous, discussion of the Read more »
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May 10, 2016
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