New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

January 17, 2013

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The Backyard Parables: Lessons on Gardening, and Life
Roach, Margaret
An author, editor, blogger and experienced, self-taught gardener reflects upon the life-affirming effects that gardening has had on her life, offers meditations on the spirituality of the natural world and encourages everyone to get outside and start digging.
 
Dr. Ruth’s Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver: How to Care for Your Loved One Without Getting Overwhelmed…and Without Doing It All Yourself
Westheimer, Ruth K., Dr. / Lehu, Pierre A. (CON)
A guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers offers advice on caring for spouses, parents, and other relatives; dealing with professional caregivers; and learning about Alzheimer’s treatments and facilities.
 
Fresh Off the Boat: A Memoir
Huang, Eddie
A Taiwanese-American rebel restaurateur chronicles his rise to success from his difficult childhood in the American South to his decision to embrace all he had learned about food in his father’s restaurants and his mother’s kitchen to create his own culinary identity.
 
May I Be Happy: A Memoir of Love, Yoga, and Changing My Mind
Lee, Cyndi
The revered yoga instructor and author of Yoga Body, Buddha Mind reveals her own struggles with body image and the student-prompted journey of self-discovery that led to her visit other world regions including the drought-stricken Indian countryside and the center of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, where she practiced the Buddhist philosophy of loving-kindness and received counsel from wise women mentors.
 
Nigellissima: Easy Italian-inspired Recipes
Lawson, Nigella
The best-selling author of Nigella Kitchen presents a volume of 120 quick recipes for a variety of dishes and desserts that do not require esoteric ingredients or a restocked pantry, offering such options as Italian Roast Chicken With Peppers and Olives, Shortcut Sausage Meatballs and Nutella Cheesecake.
 
Pukka’s Promise: The Quest for Longer-lived Dogs
Kerasote, Ted
A guide to canine care covers such topics as the comparative health of purebred and mixed-breed dogs, the benefits and consequences of common health care practices, and how to identify best pet foods.
 
Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing
Bronson, Po (CON) / Merryman, Ashley (CON)
The co-authors of the New York Times best-selling NurtureShock turn their attentions to the cutting edge science behind life’s triumphs and failures and offer insight from politics, finance, science, sports and economics to tip the odds in the readers’ favor.
 
Wolves in the Land of Salmon
Moskowitz, David
A tribute to the complex relationship between humans and wolves draws on the author’s expertise as a wildlife tracker to offer insight into wolf nature and the psychological roles of wolves in myriad cultures, in a volume that includes evocative photographs of wolf packs west of the Cascades and the British Columbia coast range.
Posted by Jenifer Brown
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