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Human Anatomy

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Human Anatomy: A Visual History from the Renaissance to the Digital Age By Benjamin A. Rifkin, Michael J. Ackerman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780810997981
Availability: Special Order
Published: Abrams - February 1st, 2011

Deliciously morbid and darkly fascinating. The artful and often outlandish depictions of human anatomy since the age of modern medicine, along with a brief history of the artists and techniques that produced them. Appeals to the voyeur in all of us. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Garbology

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Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair with Trash By Edward Humes Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781583335239
Availability: Backordered
Published: Avery - March 5th, 2013

The remarkable and very readable story we never hear about our trash: what happens long after we've forgotten about it. We know that garbage doesn't just disappear when we throw it away, but where does it go? The truth is more complicated and interesting than you might think! ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Folks, This Ain't Normal

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Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World By Joel Salatin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780892968206
Availability: IN WAREHOUSE - Usually Ships in 3-7 Business Days
Published: Center Street - October 9th, 2012

We have come to accept so many strange things as normal!  Salatin sheds light on our over-processed, over-packaged, over-regulated modern culture and offers some interesting alternatives. Just ignore everything he says about a woman's role in society.  ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat

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Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals By Hal Herzog Cover Image
$15.99
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ISBN: 9780061730856
Published: Harper Perennial - August 9th, 2011

People have the wackiest relationships with animals! A fun read that will really get you thinking about why we feel the way we do about animals. ~ Reviewed by Krysta Piccoli


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