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Girl in the Dark

(Available March 3, 2015)
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385539609
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $24.95

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $12.99

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
Girl in the Dark

(Available March 3, 2015)
Girl in the Dark
Written by Anna Lyndsey, Read by Hannah Curtis
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101890004
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $32.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
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Girl in the Dark
A Memoir
Written by Anna Lyndsey
Read by Hannah Curtis


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

A gorgeous memoir of an unthinkable life: a young woman writes of the sensitivity to light that has forced her to live in darkness, and of the love that has saved her.
 

     "Something is afoot within me that I do not understand, the breaking of a contract that I thought could... Read more >
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He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804137478
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $25.00

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
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ISBN: 9780804137485
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $12.99

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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He Wanted the Moon
He Wanted the Moon
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton, Read by Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer and John Bedford Lloyd
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101890042
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He Wanted the Moon
The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him
Written by Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton
Read by Jane Alexander, Paul Boehmer and John Bedford Lloyd


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $17.50

A mid-century doctor's raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughter's attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.
 
Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career, ahead... Read more >
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The Comeback
The Comeback
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873656
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The Comeback

Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $0.99

Franklin Roosevelt contracted polio in the summer of 1921, resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. One year later, he went back to work. Noted historian Geoffrey C. Ward, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Parkman Prize and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, who is himself a... Read more >
The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812983562
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $16.00

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
Heimlich's Maneuvers
Heimlich's Maneuvers
Written by Henry J. Heimlich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616148492
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Heimlich's Maneuvers
My Seventy Years of Lifesaving Innovation
Written by Henry J. Heimlich


Format: Trade Paperback, 253 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $19.95

Here, in his own words, is the story of one of the twentieth century's most creative medical innovators, Dr. Henry Heimlich.

The thoracic surgeon is best known for having developed the Heimlich Maneuver, the world's easiest-to-learn and most universally known method to save people from choking to death on food or... Read more >
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Heimlich's Maneuvers
My Seventy Years of Lifesaving Innovation
Written by Henry J. Heimlich


Format: eBook0
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

Here, in his own words, is the story of one of the twentieth century's most creative medical innovators, Dr. Henry Heimlich.

The thoracic surgeon is best known for having developed the Heimlich Maneuver, the world's easiest-to-learn and most universally known method to save people from choking to death on food or... Read more >
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Is There No Place on Earth for Me
Is There No Place on Earth for Me
Written by Susan Sheehan, Foreword by Robert Coles
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804169196
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Is There No Place on Earth for Me

Written by Susan Sheehan
Foreword by Robert Coles


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $15.99

This renowned journalist's classic Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of schizophrenia—now reissued with a new postscript—follows a flamboyant and fiercely intelligent young woman as she struggles in the throes of mental illness.
“Sylvia Frumkin” was born in 1948 and began showing signs of schizophrenia in her teens. She spent the next seventeen years... Read more >
Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
Is There No Place on Earth for Me?
Written by Susan Sheehan, Foreword by Robert Coles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804169189
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Is There No Place on Earth for Me?

Written by Susan Sheehan
Foreword by Robert Coles


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

This renowned journalist's classic Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of schizophrenia—now reissued with a new postscript—follows a flamboyant and fiercely intelligent young woman as she struggles in the throes of mental illness.

“Sylvia Frumkin” was born in 1948 and began showing signs of schizophrenia in her teens. She spent the next seventeen years...

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A Visionary Madness
A Visionary Madness
Written by Mike Jay, Foreword by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947173
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A Visionary Madness
The Case of James Tilly Matthews and the Influencing Machine
Written by Mike Jay
Foreword by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Confined in Bedlam in 1797 as an incurable lunatic, James Tilly Matthews is one of the most bizarre case studies in the annals of psychiatry. Often cited as the first thorough case study of what we would today call paranoid schizophrenia, Matthews drew intricate diagrams of the "influencing machine" that he... Read more >
Uncle Tungsten
Uncle Tungsten
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804172158
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Uncle Tungsten
Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Written by Oliver Sacks, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $11.99

Long before Oliver Sacks became a distinguished neurologist and bestselling writer, he was a small English boy fascinated by metals–also by chemical reactions (the louder and smellier the better), photography, squids and cuttlefish, H.G. Wells, and the periodic table. In this endlessly charming and eloquent memoir, the author of The Man... Read more >
Fighting for Life
Fighting for Life
Written by S. Josephine Baker, Introduction by Helen Epstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177068
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Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

New York’s Lower East Side was said to be the most densely populated square mile on earth in the 1890s. Health inspectors called the neighborhood “the suicide ward.” Diarrhea epidemics raged each summer, killing thousands of children. Sweatshop babies with smallpox and typhus dozed in garment heaps destined for fashionable shops... Read more >
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Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

New York’s Lower East Side was said to be the most densely populated square mile on earth in the 1890s. Health inspectors called the neighborhood “the suicide ward.” Diarrhea epidemics raged each summer, killing thousands of children. Sweatshop babies with smallpox and typhus dozed in garment heaps destined for fashionable shops... Read more >
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The Reason I Jump
The Reason I Jump
Written by Naoki Higashida, Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812994865
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The Reason I Jump
The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
Written by Naoki Higashida
Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $22.00

“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
NPR • The Wall Street Journal • Bloomberg Businessweek • Bookish

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARD • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

You’ve... Read more >
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The Reason I Jump
The Reason I Jump
Written by Naoki Higashida, Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780812994872
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The Reason I Jump
The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
Written by Naoki Higashida
Translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $11.99

“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
NPR • The Wall Street Journal • Bloomberg Businessweek • Bookish

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE FIRST BOOK AWARD • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

You’ve... Read more >
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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069255
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $27.00

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin
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ISBN: 9780679603566
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
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Second Suns
Second Suns
Written by David Oliver Relin, Read by Rob Shapiro
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385359900
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Second Suns
Two Doctors and Their Amazing Quest to Restore Sight and Save Lives
Written by David Oliver Relin
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $20.00

From the co-author of Three Cups of Tea comes the inspiring story of two very different doctors—one from the United States, the other from Nepal—united in a common mission: to rid the world of preventable blindness.
 
In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of... Read more >
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The Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
The Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic
Written by Nora Gallagher
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962317
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The Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic

Written by Nora Gallagher


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $11.99

This taut yet lyrical memoir tells of the author’s experience with a baffling illness poised to take her sight, and gives a deeply felt meditation on vulnerability and on what it means to lose the faith you had and find something better.

One day at the end of 2009, during a...

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HEALING THE WOUNDS
HEALING THE WOUNDS
Written by David Hilfiker, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831835
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HEALING THE WOUNDS
A Physician Looks at His Work
Written by David Hilfiker, M.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

Healing the Wounds is the most revealing book ever written by a doctor about his own profession. In it, David Hilfiker breaks the code of silence surrounding the everyday practice of medicine and gives is a dramatically different personal account of how the family doctors gets by in a world of... Read more >
The Spark
The Spark
Written by Kristine Barnett
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645245
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The Spark
A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism
Written by Kristine Barnett


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $11.99

Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in line for a Nobel Prize, and at age twelve he became... Read more >
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