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  • For the Benefit of Those Who See : Dispatches from the World of the Blind
    Rosemary Mahoney
    Paperback: 01/14/2014
     
    Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of ...
  • My Age of Anxiety : Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
    Scott Stossel
    Hardcover: 01/07/2014
     
    A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of ...
  • Far From the Tree : Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
    Andrew Solomon
    Paperback: 10/01/2013
     
    Far from the Tree is a masterpiece that will rattle our prejudices, question our policies, and inspire our ...
  • Quiet : The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    Susan Cain
    Paperback: 01/29/2013
     
    An extraordinary book with the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how ...
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
    Paperback: 03/08/2011
     
    Winner of BookBrowse's 2010 Best Book Award
    Intimate in feeling, astonishing in scope, and impossible to put ...
  • Talking Hands : What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind
    Margalit Fox
    Paperback: 08/05/2008
     
    Imagine a village where everyone "speaks" sign language. Just such a village -- an isolated Bedouin community ...
  • How Doctors Think
    Jerome Groopman
    Paperback: 03/12/2008
     
    The renowned Harvard Medical School physician and New Yorker writer Jerome Groopman presents an entirely new ...

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