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Product Description: "Hatch packs a wealth of knowledge into the book...poignant." -Associated PressDr. Steven Hatch, an infectious disease specialist, first came to Liberia in November 2013 to work at a hospital in Monrovia. Six months later, several of the physicians he had served with were dead or unable to work, and Ebola had become a world health emergency...read more

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9781250085139 | St Martins Pr, March 7, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: "Hatch packs a wealth of knowledge into the book.

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Product Description: In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones. The Perpetual Now is the moving story of this exceptional woman, and the groundbreaking revelations about memory, learning, and consciousness her unique case has uncovered...read more

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9780385539661 | Doubleday, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: In the aftermath of a shattering illness, Lonni Sue Johnson lives in a "perpetual now," where she has almost no memories of the past and a nearly complete inability to form new ones.

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9781941411339 | Sarabande Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: "How do we keep one another’s company?  How might our lives unfold alongside those of our parents with Alzheimer’s nearby? In Arno Geiger’s exquisite memoir, he lets us into the private and sometimes sacred space he found in the company of his father—a relationship nurtured by his own willingness to share a mutual solitude, and to visit those places where his father’s spirit was broken and where it thrived...read more
By Stefan Tobler (trans)

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9781632061065 | Restless Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "How do we keep one another’s company?

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Product Description: The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field...read more

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9781501121715 | Scribner, January 24, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most—safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care—from the foremost expert in the field.

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Product Description: "To the short list of genuinely great addiction memoirs we can now add Sirens, a searing and at times hilarious account of Mohr's lost years in the dive bars and gutters of San Francisco. Like Mary Karr and Jerry Stahl, there is no line Mohr won't cross, either in his erstwhile quest for self-immolation, or his fearless honesty in reporting back from that time...read more

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9781937512347 | Two Dollar Radio Movement, January 10, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "To the short list of genuinely great addiction memoirs we can now add Sirens, a searing and at times hilarious account of Mohr's lost years in the dive bars and gutters of San Francisco.

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Product Description:  A memoir of reinvention after a stroke at thirty-three, based on the author’s viral Buzzfeed essayChristine Hyung-Oak Lee woke up with a headache on New Year’s Eve 2006. By that afternoon, she saw the world—quite literally—upside down...read more

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9780062422156 | Ecco Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition:  A memoir of reinvention after a stroke at thirty-three, based on the author’s viral Buzzfeed essayChristine Hyung-Oak Lee woke up with a headache on New Year’s Eve 2006.

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Product Description: The true stories of the real nurses on the PBS show Mercy Street The nurses of the Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine in the midst of tremendous hardship. While the country was at war, these women not only learned to advocate and care for patients in hostile settings, saved countless lives, and changed the profession forever, they regularly fell ill with no one to nurse them in return, seethed in anger at the indifference and inefficiency that left wounded men on the battlefield without care, and all too often mourned for those they could not rescue...read more

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9780316392068 | Back Bay Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The true stories of the real nurses on the PBS show Mercy Street The nurses of the Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine in the midst of tremendous hardship.

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9781478910510 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, February 16, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy Street and their Civil War struggles.

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Product Description: Take a breathtaking ride ride along with emergency responders.Rescue Lieutenant Michael Morse brings you into the homes, minds and hearts of the people who live in one of America’s oldest and most diverse cities. He takes you along for a breathtaking ride as he responds to emergencies that can be heartwarming, hilarious—and sometimes tragic...read more

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9781682612026 | Post Hill Pr, January 3, 2017, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Take a breathtaking ride ride along with emergency responders.

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Product Description: From Bob Beckel, the popular co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel, a deeply moving, redemptive memoir about his life as a political operative and diplomat, his long struggle with alcohol and drugs, and his unlikely journey to finding faith...read more
By Bob Beckel and John D. Mann (contributor)

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9780316347754 | Hachette Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: From Bob Beckel, the popular co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel, a deeply moving, redemptive memoir about his life as a political operative and diplomat, his long struggle with alcohol and drugs, and his unlikely journey to finding faith.

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9780316347747 | Hachette Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From Bob Beckel, the popular co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel, a deeply moving, redemptive memoir about his life as a political operative and diplomat, his long struggle with alcohol and drugs, and his unlikely journey to finding faith.

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Product Description: An extraordinary collection of interviews with the beloved doctor and author, whose research and books inspired generations of readers.Oliver Sacks—called "the poet laureate of medicine" by the New York Times—illuminated the mysteries of the brain for a wide audience in a series of richly acclaimed books, including Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and numerous The New Yorker articles...read more

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9781612195773 | Melville Pub House, November 8, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: An extraordinary collection of interviews with the beloved doctor and author, whose research and books inspired generations of readers.

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Product Description: During his fifteen years as chancellor, Dr. Ralph Snyderman helped create new paradigms for academic medicine while guiding the Duke University Medical Center through periods of great challenge and transformation. Under his leadership, the medical center became internationally known for its innovations in medicine, including the creation of the Duke University Health System—which became a model for integrated health care delivery—and the development of personalized health care based on a rational and compassionate model of care...read more

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9780822361855 | Duke Univ Pr, November 4, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: During his fifteen years as chancellor, Dr.

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Product Description: Highly qualified veterinary surgeon Julian Earl entertains the reader with a few of his favorite tales and events during his career not to mention the most bizarre of allfinding a cow stuck in a tree! Chapters are littered with anecdotes, hilarious memories, and veterinary stories all told in a lighthearted style with plenty of examples and practical advice on what one should try and avoid when working as a veterinary surgeon...read more

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9781846892318 | Quiller Pub Ltd, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Highly qualified veterinary surgeon Julian Earl entertains the reader with a few of his favorite tales and events during his career not to mention the most bizarre of allfinding a cow stuck in a tree!

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Product Description: Thomas Cowan was a 20-year-old Duke grad―bright, skeptical, and already disillusioned with industrial capitalism―when he joined the Peace Corps in the mid-1970s for a two-year tour in Swaziland. There, he encountered the work of Rudolf Steiner and Weston A...read more

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9781603586191, titled "Human Heart, Cosmic Heart: A Doctor’s Quest to Understand, Heal, and Prevent Cardiovascular Diseases" | Chelsea Green Pub Co, October 28, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Thomas Cowan was a 20-year-old Duke grad―bright, skeptical, and already disillusioned with industrial capitalism―when he joined the Peace Corps in the mid-1970s for a two-year tour in Swaziland.

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Product Description: "Adventures in Human Being, with its deft mix of the clinical and the lyrical, is a triumph of the eloquent brain and the compassionate heart."--Wall Street JournalWe assume we know our bodies intimately, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory, an enigma of bone and muscle, neurons and synapses...read more

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9780465079681 | 1 edition (Basic Books, October 13, 2015), cover price $26.99 | About this edition: "Adventures in Human Being, with its deft mix of the clinical and the lyrical, is a triumph of the eloquent brain and the compassionate heart.

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9780465096824 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, October 25, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: "Adventures in Human Being, with its deft mix of the clinical and the lyrical, is a triumph of the eloquent brain and the compassionate heart.

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Product Description: The Routledge History of Literature in English covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature, with accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships between language and literature at each stage...read more

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9780415839747 | 3 revised edition (Routledge, October 24, 2016), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: The Routledge History of Literature in English covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature, with accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships between language and literature at each stage.
9780415243179 | 2 sub edition (Routledge, May 29, 2001), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Wide-ranging and accessible, this textbook covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature from AD 600 to the present day.
9780415123426 | Routledge, July 1, 1997, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This new guide to the main developments in the history of British and Irish Literature uniquely charts some of the main features of literary language development and highlights key language topics.

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9780415243186 | 2 edition (Routledge, July 1, 2001), cover price $46.95 | About this edition: This is a completely updated and expanded second edition of the wide-ranging and accessible Routledge History of Literature in English.
9780415123433 | Routledge, June 1, 1997, cover price $29.95 | also contains The Day My Brain Exploded: A True Story; Library Edition | About this edition: This new guide to the main developments in the history of British and Irish Literature uniquely charts some of the main features of literary language development and highlights key language topics.

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9780203137673 | Routledge, January 4, 2002, cover price $27.95

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Product Description: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.“A delightful meta-biography--playful indeed--of a brilliant iconoclast.” --James Gleick, author of The InformationJohn Horton Conway is a singular mathematician with a lovely loopy brain...read more

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9781620405932 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, July 14, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.

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9781620405956 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, October 11, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2017 JPBM Communications Award for Expository and Popular Books.

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Product Description: A frightening new plague. A medical mystery. A pioneering immunologist. In A Plague on All Our Houses, Dr. Bruce J. Hillman dissects the war of egos, money, academic power, and Hollywood clout that advanced AIDS research even as it compromised the career of the scientist who discovered the disease...read more

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9781611688757 | Foredge, October 4, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A frightening new plague.

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Product Description: When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began. And their life together would be blessed: five healthy sons, financial security, and a home filled with joy. Despite the typical ups and downs, they had a storybook life...read more

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9781410485106 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, January 6, 2016), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began.
9781250083975 | Thomas Dunne Books, September 29, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: The inspiring New York Times bestsellerWhen Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began.

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9781250083982 | Griffin, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began.

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9781427267672 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, September 29, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: When Mitt and Ann Romney met in their late teens, a great American love story began.

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Product Description: Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. Health. "What is a stroke?" This is the question that plagues Ron Smith as he emerges from the carpet bombing of his brain. THE DEFIANT MIND: LIVING INSIDE A STROKE is a first- person account of a massive ischemic stroke to the brain stem...read more

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9781553804802 | Ronsdale Pr, September 30, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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9781553804642 | Reprint edition (Ronsdale Pr, September 30, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Literary Nonfiction.

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Product Description: Having spent her life trying to patch up the souls of others, psychiatrist Linda Gask came to realize that being an expert in depression didn’t confer any immunity from it—she had to learn take care of herself, too. Artfully crafted and told with warmth and honesty, this is the story of Linda’s journey, interwoven with insights into her patients’ diverse experiences of depression -inextricably linked with problems in the past and the present such as vulnerability, fear, loss, loneliness, dependence and grief...read more

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9781849537544 | Summersdale Pub Ltd, September 28, 2016, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Having spent her life trying to patch up the souls of others, psychiatrist Linda Gask came to realize that being an expert in depression didn’t confer any immunity from it—she had to learn take care of herself, too.

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Product Description: A donor mother’s powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research.When Sarah Gray received the devastating news that her unborn son Thomas was diagnosed with anencephaly, a terminal condition, she decided she wanted his death—and life—to have meaning...read more

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9780062438225 | Harperone, September 27, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A donor mother’s powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research.

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Product Description: In Void If Detached, Mark Green gives us a clear look at the way a man in his forties approaches his diagnosis of a rare form of brain cancer called anaplastic ependymoma. His diagnosis was later revised to glioblastoma, of which he said, “I had a golf ball in my head, and I’m not even very good at golf...read more

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9780996267601 | Green Writers Pr, September 23, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In Void If Detached, Mark Green gives us a clear look at the way a man in his forties approaches his diagnosis of a rare form of brain cancer called anaplastic ependymoma.

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