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The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life

By Jeffrey S. Bland
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Dr. Jeffrey Bland is considered the father of functional medicine, which “looks at the patterns of dysfunction underlying...»

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A Tale for the Time Being

By Ruth Ozeki
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This imaginative story by Ruth Ozeki follows a split narrative between Nao, a 16-year-old Tokyo resident, and Ruth, a woman living in...»

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By Kim, Outreach Services
11/19/14 | Fiction

The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life

By Jeffrey S. Bland
Book

Dr. Jeffrey Bland is considered the father of functional medicine, which “looks at the patterns of dysfunction underlying...»

A Tale for the Time Being

By Ruth Ozeki
Book

This imaginative story by Ruth Ozeki follows a split narrative between Nao, a 16-year-old Tokyo resident, and Ruth, a woman living in...»

A Tale for the Time Being

By Ruth Ozeki
Book

This imaginative story by Ruth Ozeki follows a split narrative between Nao, a 16-year-old Tokyo resident, and Ruth, a woman living in...»

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

By Richard Flanagan
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Australian author Richard Flanagan won the 2014 Man Booker Prize for this literary war story. This is a grimly realistic book with...»

The Disease Delusion: Conquering the Causes of Chronic Illness for a Healthier, Longer, and Happier Life

By Jeffrey S. Bland
Book

Dr. Jeffrey Bland is considered the father of functional medicine, which “looks at the patterns of dysfunction underlying...»

A Tale for the Time Being

By Ruth Ozeki
Book

This imaginative story by Ruth Ozeki follows a split narrative between Nao, a 16-year-old Tokyo resident, and Ruth, a woman living in...»

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Downie continues her Roman Empire mystery series with this sixth offering starring Gaius Ruso and his wife Tilla.  In northern Britannia, a young British boy goes missing, and accusations fly that he was abducted by one of the soldiers.  Fans of historical mysteries wiill celebrate this new release, while newcomers will want to start at the beginning, with Medicus (2006), Terra Incognita (2008), Persona non Grata (2009), Caveat Emptor (2011), and Semper Fidelis (2013).  

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If cookbooks make your mouth water, this one will make you drool.  Vidhu Mittal takes Indian-Veg to a new level with recipes that are rich in texture, color, and flavor.  Each recipe contains a full color layout, both English and Indian ingredient lists, and historical sidebars with interesting tidbits about the food and its presentation and meaning.  Hearty Jackfruit Rice n Spice, anyone? 

The Invisible Woman

Nelly, a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity.

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