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Missing Microbes by Martin J. Blaser
"I am a microbiologist who teaches pre-nursing students, so I read this with informed professional interest. The first half of the book provides a good overview of the relationships we humans have with the microbes who travel with us through life,..." Read more of this review »
Missing Microbes by Martin J. Blaser
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Dr. Blaser argues that the overuse of antibiotics hasn't just increased the number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but has also contributed to increases in obesity, juvenile diabetes, celiac disease, and autism--a whole spectrum of frightening "mod ...more
Quiet by Susan Cain
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Helpful look at how introverts can have successful, happy lives in an extrovert-dominated culture.
The God Who Weeps by Terryl L. Givens
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John 11:35 tells us that "Jesus wept" outside the tomb of his friend Lazarus, but doesn't explain why He did so, much less how such a thing was possible. The God Who Weeps tackles this question, giving an impassioned view of Jesus as a God who enters ...more
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Welcome to the Jungle by Jim Butcher
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The Candy Bombers by Andrei Cherny
The Candy Bombers
by Andrei Cherny
read in April, 2015
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The story is nearly seventy years old, and everyone knows the ending--the Soviets blockaded Berlin, but the Allies airlifted in enough food to keep the city going. It's so familiar it's a cliche. Suspense was the last thing I expected out of The Cand ...more
Clouds of Glory by Michael Korda
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A very readable biography of the general, with close attention to key Civil War battles. Korda argues that Lee was idolized even during his own lifetime, and that later generations have tended to gloss over his strategic and tactical errors. He pinpo ...more
Reporter by Alvin Benn
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This is the story of how an Orthodox Jew from Pennsylvania became a highly respected reporter in Montgomery, Alabama. He's covered everything from racially motivated bombings in Birmingham in 1965 to the black churches that were destroyed by arson in ...more
What If? by Randall Munroe
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I knew this book was a winner when I overheard my eighteen-year-old reading it to her younger brother and sister. The four of us--all three teens and I--have been sneaking off with it any time we see it unguarded, losing each other's bookmarks, and q ...more
Then They Came For Me by Maziar Bahari
Then They Came For Me
by Maziar Bahari
read in February, 2015
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An emotionally gripping account of a family which has refused to be silenced by successive Iranian regimes.
In an effort to make his imprisonment more bearable, Bahari gave a televised confession to several "crimes" and signed documents promising to
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“The study of history is a powerful antidote to contemporary arrogance. It is humbling to discover how many of our glib assumptions, which seem to us novel and plausible, have been tested before, not once but many times and in innumerable guises; and discovered to be, at great human cost, wholly false. ”
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