The author looks at his family's battle with the scourge of schizophrenia, tracing the origins of the disease through earlier generations of his family against the backdrop of Irish history to reveal Ireland's long link to mental illness.
Reveals how to incorporate subtle changes that can positively affect the ways in which professionals advertise, write, and speak, in a volume of quick-read segments that covers a range of topics, from outmaneuvering a rival and the downside of playing devil's advocate to the shortcomings of free samples and the ineffectiveness of voice-mail messages. 60,000 first printing.
Documents how the author, an athletic, clean-living, non-promiscuous teen contracted HIV and managed to stay positive in spite of health challenges and her rejection by formerly close community members. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Explores the general disillusionment and discontent that pervades Americans' lives, arguing that the turmoil that followed the 1960s collided with the media and technology revolution at the end of the twentieth century to create a cultural and ethical overload.
The only comprehensive book ever written on alcohol fuel production and use for home and farm. Until now, it has been very difficult for farmers, contractors, alternative energy aficionados, those concerned about Peak Oil, and small-scale entrepreneurs to obtain good, accurate information on producing alcohol, or on converting vehicles to run on the fuel. Now, Alcohol Can Be a Gas! provides the definitive reference on alcohol fuel. Simultaneous.
Analyzes the complex social, physical, psychological, and technical factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintended consequences of attempts to engineer safety.
A popular morning show host traces his journey of rehabilitation and recovery after having a stroke, discussing the misdiagnoses and lack of awareness that caused his condition to be overlooked, his temporary losses of speech and other motor functions, and the dedication of his wife to their family.
Details the contributions of an unlikely group of artists—including artist Paul Cézanne, chef Auguste Escoffier, writer Gertrude Stein, novelist Marcel Proust, and others—to an understanding of the inner workings of the human brain, arguing that art can play a key role in enhancing scientific discovery.