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Hungry

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Hungry: A Young Model's Story of Appetite, Ambition, and the Ultimate Embrace of Curves Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781439101247
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 1st, 2010

In today’s size obsessed culture, Renn is a beautiful and strong role model for women everywhere. At 14, Renn moved to NYC only to be told her already small frame was too big for modeling. Her struggle with body image and eating disorders began shortly thereafter. This is her story of how she overcame her issues, the industry and became one of today’s most coveted models. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Do You Believe in Magic

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Do You Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062222961
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Harper - June 18th, 2013

Offit provides scientific research to show how people pushing alternative medicines have taken advantage of the public's desperation for "natural" cures, but provide outrageously expensive, untested, unregulated, and often dangerous treatments. He explains that medicine has been hijacked by the media and celebrities claim to know better than doctors. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


The Mansion of Happiness

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The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307476456
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Published: Vintage - March 26th, 2013

Perceptive and smooth survey of evolving American attitudes about birth, life, and death during 150 years of immense scientific advancement...and how those attitudes became enmeshed with politics. As usual Lepore delivers stimulating insights and her writing sparkles. P.S.-henceforth you may not consider board games as just for kids. ~ Reviewed by Bill Lewis


A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor by John Berger - Book Review

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A Fortunate Man: The Story of a Country Doctor (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679737261
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Published: Vintage - March 25th, 1997

A fascinating account in words and photos of a doctor's relationship with his rural Gloucestershire community. Its thoughts on health, engagement, tenderness and community are still timely. ~ Reviewed by Charles Bottomley


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee - Book Review

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The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781439170915
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Published: Scribner - August 9th, 2011

For a large book about a frankly dismal subject, the medical and scientific history contained within will keep you engaged. It's amazing how fa we've come and how far we still need to go.


Clean

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Clean -- Expanded Edition: The Revolutionary Program to Restore the Body's Natural Ability to Heal Itself Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062201669
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Published: HarperOne - April 17th, 2012

Dr. Junger's book and 21 day Clean Program have completely changed the way that I view and interact with food. I am on day 16 of the 21 day program and I feel amazing. I have lost weight, increased my energy level two-fold, and have begun cooking the most wonderful meals for myself and my family. If I had known that cleaning up my diet would yield such wonderfully healthful results I would have done it yeas ago. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


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