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Call Number: 153.4 G455
Publication Date: 2005-01-11
In Blink, Malcolm Gladwell revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren't as simple as they seem.
The Emperor of All Maladies by
Call Number: 616.994 M896
Publication Date: 2011-12-01
A "biography" of cancer from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it. A combination of medical history, cutting-edge science, and narrative journalism that transforms the listener's understanding of cancer and much of the world around them.
The Hot Zone by
Call Number: 614.57 P926h
Publication Date: 1994-09-20
A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. Check out this book about the Ebola Virus long before it's more recent break-out in 2014.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by
Call Number: 616.02774 Sk45
Publication Date: 2010-02-02
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cells--taken without her knowledge--became one of the most important tools in medicine.The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks captures the beauty and drama of scientific discovery, as well as its human consequences.
Man's Search for Meaning by
Call Number: 150.195 F854m
Publication Date: 2006-06-01
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.