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Secrets of Longevity Cookbook: Eat to Thrive, Live Long, and Be Healthy
If there is a recipe for longevity, Dr. Mao Shing Ni has made it his life’s mission to find it. Mao traveled to Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Bama Country, China; and other world longevity capitals, interviewing over 100 centenarians and uncovering the secret ingredients of a long and healthy life. His findings appear in Dr. Mao’s Secrets of Longevity Cookbook: Eat to Thrive, Live Long, and Be...
Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
Abraham Lincoln is one of the most prominent figures of American history. We know him as “Honest Abe,” the man who abolished slavery and preserved the Union. We recognize his prominent nose and distinctive beard on copper pennies and five-dollar bills. But who was Lincoln, really? Why does his story continue to appeal to us, even over 150 years after his death? In Killing Lincoln: The Shocking...
he Back in the Swing Cookbook: Recipes for Eating and Living Well Every Day After Breast Cancer
In August of 1998, publisher and business owner Barbra C. Unell completed her final radiation treatment for breast cancer. After months of personal care, Unell assumed that support would continue though recovery and, later, survivorship. She was shocked to learn that once treatment ended, so too did the care. Unell felt abandoned at a time when she most needed help getting “back in the...
Liespotting: Proven Techniques to Detect Deception
They go by different names—fibs, whoppers, tall tales—and you’ll find them at all levels of society. From the ordinary Joe’s “The check is in the mail,” to President Richard Nixon’s “I am not a crook,” self-serving lies plague us at every turn. Indeed, people have been lying for as long as they’ve been able to communicate and prolifically so. Researchers estimate that we encounter as many as 200...
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If two people have the same experience but remember it differently, what does it say about their respective minds? Rosecrans Baldwin explores this intriguing theme in his new novel, You Lost Me There (Riverhead Books). The story is told through the voice of Dr. Victor Aaron, a preeminent Alzheimer s researcher whose vast knowledge about the biology and process of memory is challenged when...
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The title of the 2005 critically acclaimed memoir by Jeannette Walls refers to her father s grand scheme to build a family home made entirely of glass. Rex Walls was a brilliant eccentric always on the verge of success but not quite capable of holding a steady job or his liquor. He found his soul mate in Rose Mary Jeannette s mother an artist, writer, and self-avowed excitement junkie. [caption...
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George Washington was first in everything first in war, first in peace. He was a self-made man, a successful surveyor, land speculator, military officer, and the nation s first commander in chief. [caption id="attachment_12762" align="alignright" width="168" caption="George Washington on Leadership (Basic Books, 2008)"]
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Few names draw as clear an image in the popular consciousness as that of Winston Churchill. His round figure, furrowed brow, and fat cigar perched on his lower lip are unmistakable.
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There were omens from the beginning. Thus begins the tale of Toby O Dare (aka Lucky the Fox), a precise and methodical professional assassin in Anne Rice s newest novel, Angel Time (Knopf 2009).