The award-winning food writer and author of Consider the Fork draws on current research to trace the origins of food habits in culture, memory and appetite to explain how to alter one's palate to promote better health and fulfillment. 50,000 first printing.
Saru Jayaraman critiques less-examined aspects of worker exploitation as a dynamic that affects restaurant dining. Jayaraman considers such topics as food preparers who must work while sick because of benefit limits, opportunity restrictions for foreign employees and sexual harassment endured by tip-dependent servers.
How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them Like Grown-ups: The Three Things You Must Do To Help Your Child or Teen Become a Fulfilled Adult
An expert on parenting and childhood argues that children are suffering because parents are no longer assuming leadership roles in families, sharing recommendations for how caregivers and educators can reverse damaging trends.
A glimpse into the likely mental illnesses of high-profile historical figures reveals that Albert Einstein had autism, Frank Lloyd Wright was a narcissist, Marilyn Monroe had borderline personality disorder and Charles Darwin suffered from anxiety.
Draws on the latest research and interviews with physicians, patients, and researchers on the cutting edge of a new world of medicine to examine the science behind the vast potential of the minds ability to heal the body.
The story of the discovery of autism and the first child diagnosed with the disorder draws on extensive research to trace how understandings about the condition have evolved through eight decades and how it has affected families in different historical periods.
The author of Somewhere Towards the End reflects on 98 years of living. She makes unsentimental and candid observations about the remarkable experiences, memories and decisions that have sustained her into old age.
A weight-loss program based on the author's NIH-funded Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training program outlines simple and proven strategies for lasting weight loss without willpower, guilt or cravings.
A doctor encourages parents to help improve their child's neural development and their vocabularies through tuning in to what they are doing, speaking to them using many descriptive words and engaging them in conversations. 30,000 first printing.
Recounts the story of the fifty-year-search by top scientists for the "missing" planet Vulcan and Albert Einstein's remarkable proof of the Theory of Relativity, a theory that ended the search for the hypothetical planet.
The renowned particle physicist and New York Times best-selling author of Warped Passages draws on original research into dark matter to illuminate the surprising connections between deep space and life on Earth.
A former veterinary technician and animal advocate—through hundreds of wonderful illustrations, homemade projects and expert advice—provides insight into the secret lives of animals and the kindest ways to live with and alongside them. Original.
After Fifty Years on the Front Lines of Medicine, a Pioneering Oncologist Reveals Why the War on Cancer Is Winnable-and How We Can Get There
The former director of the National Cancer Institute and former physician-in-chief at Memorial Sloan Kettering and the developer of a chemo treatment for Hodgkin's disease describes what it's like to work and be treated at America's foremost cancer centers. Notes.