Late January 2018 New Non-fiction

It’s been a busy month! Here are some of the most interesting new titles recently added to Randolph Township Library’s non-fiction collection…

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Treating People Well: The Extraordinary Power of Civility at Work and in Life
by Berman, Lea

A guide to personal and professional empowerment through civility and social skills, written by two White House Social Secretaries who offer an important fundamental message– everyone is important and everyone deserves to be treated well.

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Why You Eat What You Eat: The Science behind Our Relationship with Food
by Herz, Rachel

In Why You Eat What You Eat, acclaimed neuroscientist Rachel Herz examines the sensory, psychological, neuroscientific, and physiological factors that influence our eating habits. Herz reveals useful techniques for improving our experience of food, such as how aromas can help curb cravings and tips on how to resist repeated trips to the buffet table.

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Pretty Intense: The 90-day Mind, Body and Food Plan that Will Absolutely Change Your Life!
by Patrick, Danica

Danica’s 90-day high-intensity workout, protein-rich, paleo-inspired eating plan, and mental-conditioning program will get you leaner, stronger, and healthier than you’ve ever been before. By mixing full-body training and stretching exercises, her accessible workouts hit the holy trinity of fitness: strength, endurance, and flexibility. Bolstered by a customized eating plan for all-day energy, her program will also help you cultivate a mindset for limitless success.

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Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-To Book
by Harris, Dan

Presents a practical guide to meditation that debunks the myths, misconceptions, and self-deceptions that make many people reluctant to try it, and suggests a range of meditation practices.

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Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death, and Surviving
by Samuel, Julia

Death affects us all. Yet it is still the last taboo in our society, and the process of mourning is still deeply misunderstood. In Grief Works we hear stories of those who have experience great love and great loss — and survived. Arranged according to one’s relationship to the person who has died — a partner, a parent, a sibling, a child — these stories show how grief unmasks our greatest fears, strips away our layers of protection, and reveals our innermost selves.

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Blown for Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology
by Headley, Marc Morgan

Blown for Good tells the story of one man’s journey growing up inside Scientology and ultimately escaping from the Scientology International Headquarters he worked at for 15 years. Nominated by Foreword Magazine as 2009 Book of the Year Award Finalist. Marc Headley provides an insider’s view of life as a member of Scientology’s “Sea Organization”.

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The Graphic Canon of Crime & Mystery. Volume 1, From Sherlock Holmes to A Clockwork Orange to Jo Nesbø

From James M. Cain to Stephen King, from Sophocles to the Marquis de Sade to Iceberg Slim, here are stunning and sometimes macabre visualizations of some of the greatest crime and mystery stories of all time. Crime finds new life in these graphic renditions of The Arabian Nights, the Bible, James Joyce’s Dubliners, Patricia Highsmith, and leading mystery writers of today like Jo Nesbø.”

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Weapons & Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior: 1000-1500 AD
Dougherty, Martin J

Weapons and Fighting Techniques of the Medieval Warrior offers an highly-illustrated fact-filled introduction to the weaponry and fighting methods of the Middles Ages. Divided into four chapters, the main types of Medieval warrior are covered separately: mounted knights, foot soldiers, missile troops and siege engineers and sappers.