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Dog Tips From DogTown
Written by Best Friends Animal Society Trainers and Michael S. Sweeney
National Geographic | Hardcover | October 2010
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0648-1 (1-4262-0648-8)

Following in the paw prints of the successful first DogTown book, companion to the hit show on the National Geographic Channel, Dog Tips from Dogtown is the pet owner's practical guide to building a healthy, happy relationship with a dog. Relying on the unparalleled expertise of the trainers at the Best... Read more

God Grew Tired of Us
Written by John Bul Dau and Michael S. Sweeney
National Geographic | Trade Paperback | January 2008
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0212-4 (1-4262-0212-1)

"Lost Boy" John Bul Dau’s harrowing experience surviving the brutal horrors of Sudanese civil war and his adjustment to life in modern America is chronicled in this inspiring memoir and featured in an award-winning documentary film of the same name. Movingly written, the book traces Dau’s journey through hunger, exhaustion, terror... Read more

Written by Michael S. Sweeney, Foreword by Richard Restak
National Geographic | Hardcover | November 2009
$40.00/47.00(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0547-7 (1-4262-0547-3)

Did you know that listening to music tunes up your brain? Or that certain foods can help maintain mental fitness? Or that exercise can keep both body and mind in good shape? Delving into the science behind these strategies, Brain goes even deeper to reveal the brain’s inner workings.

Overseen by distinguished... Read more

Written by Michael S. Sweeney, Foreword by David Copperfield
National Geographic | Hardcover | September 2011
$27.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0757-0 (1-4262-0757-3)

Admit it. When you hear the word "neuroscience," you expect something abstract and remote, very complex, of little practical value. But this time...it's personal.
In a highly anticipated, three-part series airing on the National Geographic Channel in Fall 2011, National Geographic's Brainworks makes YOU the test subject in an array...

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Last Unspoiled Place
Written by Michael S. Sweeney
National Geographic | Trade Paperback | June 2008
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-1-4262-0282-7 (1-4262-0282-2)

Americans have always been passionately bound to the land: It has shaped our history, our ideas, and our art. In Last Unspoiled Place, the magnificent confines of Logan Canyon, Utah, prove the perfect landscape for exploring these beliefs. In brilliant photographs and vivid anecdotes that range from poignant to exhilarating to... Read more

Your Best Brain Ever
Written by Michael S. Sweeney and Cynthia R. Green
National Geographic | Trade Paperback | December 2013
$16.95/16.95(Canada) | 978-1-4262-1170-6 (1-4262-1170-8)

National Geographic presents a comprehensive guide to fighting mental decline. With cutting-edge neuroscience, information about Alzheimer's, fascinating case studies, and tips to fight brain aging symptoms such as slower mental acuity and "senior moments," this smart, engaging guide will help keep your memory sharp and your mind active. Fun, age-defying exercises--from... Read more