Early July 2017 New Non-fiction

Allergy-proof Your Life : Natural Remedies for Allergies that Work!
by Cook, Michelle Schoffro

Addressing the root causes of allergies is much more effective than taking a drug-based Band-Aid approach that merely lessens symptoms and worsens health in the long term. When it comes to allergies, what your doctor doesn’t know is hurting you. Allergy-Proof Your Life works by resetting your natural body chemistry and addressing the underlying causal factors for allergies instead of the medical approach to reduce symptoms at a high cost to the body.

The One Device : The Secret History of the iPhone
by Merchant, Brian

Describes how the inception of the iPhone has transformed society and skyrocketed Apple to the most valuable company in the world, detailing how the most current technological advances have become inseparable to everyday life.

The Descent of Man
by Perry, Grayson

What would happen if we rethought the macho, outdated version of manhood, and embraced a different ideal? In the current atmosphere of bullying, intolerance and misogyny, demonstrated in the recent Trump versus Clinton presidential campaign, The Descent of Man is a timely and essential addition to current conversations around gender.

Destined for War : Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?
by Allison, Graham T.

In Destined for War, the eminent Harvard scholar Graham Allison explains why Thucydides’s Trap is the best lens for understanding U.S.-China relations in the twenty-first century. Through uncanny historical parallels and war scenarios, he shows how close we are to the unthinkable.

The Tar Baby : A Global History
by Wagner, Bryan

Perhaps the best-known version of the tar baby story was published in 1880 by Joel Chandler Harris in Uncle Remus: His Songs and His Sayings, and popularized in Song of the South, the 1946 Disney movie. Other versions of the story, however, have surfaced in many other places throughout the world. The Tar Baby offers a fresh analysis of this deceptively simple story about a fox, a rabbit, and a doll made of tar and turpentine, tracing its history and its connections to slavery, colonialism, and global trade.

Hunger : A Memoir of (My) Body
by Gay, Roxane

“Gay has written … about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes her own body as ‘wildly undisciplined,’ Roxane understands the tension between desire and denial, between self-comfort and self-care.” – Amazon.com

Fat for Fuel : A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy
by Mercola, Joseph, Dr.

Dr. Mercola shows you that you too can to take control of your health simply by giving your body the proper fuel–and it’s not what you’ve likely been led to believe. A ketogenic diet, very low in carbohydrates and high in healthy fats, is the way to optimize the biochemical pathways that suppress disease and support healing. And the benefits can be astonishing–not only in treating or preventing serious illness, but in boosting your brainpower, increasing your energy, helping you lose weight and keep it off, and much more.