the bookshelf

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All Fishermen Are Liars By John Gierach John Gierach leads a life many of us cannot imagine. Fly-fishing is Gierach’s job and he has spent years writing about his adventures. He finds writing about fishing to be just as wonderful as fishing, and he even gets to write off fly rods, travel and fishing lodges on his taxes. Gierach’s lifestyle is as close as it gets to actually beating the system, and his Read more »
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July 11, 2014
The Future of the Mind

The Future of the Mind

By Michio Kaku For thousands of years scientists have pondered the mysteries of the human brain but there was little scientific evidence to support any of the proposed theories. However, in the last 30 years, the advances in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology and other tools used to explore the brain now can be compared to the advances made over several hundred years in the exploration of space through telescopes. In Read more »
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May 16, 2014
Shape Up Sisters!

Shape Up Sisters!

By Linda Fondren In the never-ending stream of weight loss books coming out every year, it's a proud moment when you see one come from your own state (a state which unfortunately is commonly known as the fattest state in the country). Linda Fondren of Vicksburg had watched her sister and so many others suffer with obesity. She also knew that many obese Mississippians are working in low to middle income jobs Read more »
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May 16, 2014
Thrive

Thrive

By Arianna Huffington You may be familiar with Arianna Huffington, the founder of a leading news and information brand, the Huffington Post. She has also been named by Time magazine as one of the World's Most Influential People and has won numerous awards and honors. She has been role model for women and has published over fourteen books. When she collapsed of exhaustion, Huffington was shocked to realize that her non-stop Read more »
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May 16, 2014
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