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Life, on the Line: A Chef's Story of Chasing Greatness, Facing Death, and ...

Grant Achatz, Nick Kokonas - 2011 - No preview available
"One of America's great chefs" (Vogue), Grant Achatz, shares how his drive to cook immaculate food fueled his miraculous triumph over tongue cancer. By 2007 chef Grant Achatz had been named one of the best new chefs in America by Food & Wine, he ...
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Through a Dog's Eyes: Understanding Our Dogs by Understanding How They See ...

Jennifer Arnold - 2010 - Pets - Limited preview
A “transformative,”* inspiring book with the power to change the way we understand and communicate with our dogs. Few people are more qualified to speak about the abilities and potential of dogs than Jennifer Arnold, who for twenty years has ...
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Rebuilt: My Journey Back to the Hearing World

Michael Chorost - 2006 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
The author describes his experiences as he loses his hearing while in his thirties and then receives a computer chip implant that allows him to regain that sense, all the while exploring the ethical and philosophical implications of becoming ...
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The Pain Chronicles: Cures, Myths, Mysteries, Prayers, Diaries, Brain Scans ...

Melanie Thernstrom - 2010 - Medical - Limited preview
Each of us will know physical pain in our lives, but none of us knows when it will come or how long it will stay. Today as much as 10 percent of the population of the United States suffers from chronic pain. It is more widespread, misdiagnosed ...
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Remembering Smell: A Memoir of Losing--and Discovering--the Primal Sense

Bonnie Blodgett - 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
In November 2005, Bonnie Blodgett was whacked with a nasty cold. After a quick shot of a popular nasal spray up each nostril, the back of her nose was on fire. With that, Blodgett—a professional garden writer devoted to the sensual pleasures of ...
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How Pleasure Works: The New Science of why We Like what We Like

Paul Bloom - 2010 - Psychology - Limited preview
"Examines the science behind humans' strange and curious desires, attractions and tastes, covering everything from the animal instincts of sex and food to the uniquely human taste for art, music and stories, in a book that draws on insights from ...
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Seeing Voices: A Journey Into the World of the Deaf

Oliver Sacks - 2009 - American Sign Language - No preview available
"Imaginative and insightful, 'Seeing voices' offers a way into a world that is, for many people, alien and unfamiliar - for to be profoundly deaf is not just to live in a world of silence, but also to live in a world where the visual is paramount ...
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