New Titles for MOSE Lifelong Learning

January 25, 2013

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Clean: 12 New Steps to Overcoming Addiction
Sheff, David
Combining personal stories and experiences with cutting edge research approaches, the author of the number one New York Times best-selling memoir, Beautiful Boy, describes a new way of treating substance addiction as well as accompanying mental illnesses.
 
Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques
Shaeffer, Claire
If you want your notched collars to lie smoothly, like Ellen Tracy’s, or your buttonholes finished to custom-tailored perfection, or your interfaced hems to have the impeccable look of Chanel, this is the book to have.
 
Decisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work
Heath, Chip / Heath, Dan
The best-selling authors of Made to Stick and Switch counsel readers on how to overcome natural biases and irrational thinking to make better decisions in work and life, drawing on extensive studies and research to outline specific strategies for enabling clear-headed thinking in a range of environments.
 
The Democracy Project: A History, a Crisis, a Movement
Graeber, David
The influential activist and author of the best-selling Debt presents a concise, provocative exploration of the idea of democracy, its current state of crisis and its potential as a tool for change, sharing historical perspectives to inform readers on the effectiveness of democratic uprisings in various times and cultures.
 
Financial Fresh Start: Your Five-Step Plan for Adapting and Prospering in the New Economy
Olefson, Shari
The real estate crash and near collapse of the financial sector had profound and rippling effects across the country: 11 million homes are underwater, 12 million people are unemployed, 43 million have poor credit scores, and trillions of dollars have disappeared from retirement accounts. It’s a battered landscape where even the pillars of long-term financial health your home, your IRA, the promise of social security seem like relics from a distant past.
 
The Human Body Book
Parker, Steve
An in-depth overview of human anatomy and physiology offers an encyclopedic handbook that covers every system and organ of the human body, examining the structure and functions of organs, tissues, cells, muscles and bones, and discusses more than 200 diseases and disorders, all complemented by the latest microscopic imaging and full-color graphics.
 
National Geographic Pocket Guide to the Birds of North America
Erickson, Laura / Alderfer, Jonathan
This fun, affordable, beautifully illustrated introduction to birding is like taking a walk with National Geographic’s birding experts. Of this book’s 192 pages, 160 are devoted to North America’s top species, one per page, from the lowly House Wren to the majestic Bald Eagle.
 
Real Irish Food: 150 Classic Recipes from the Old Country
Bowers, David
Real Irish Food is the first comprehensive cookbook to bring classic Irish dishes to America with an eye for American kitchens and cooks, and with tips and tricks to help reproduce Irish results with American ingredients.
 
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Moss, Michael
Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times investigative reporter traces the rise of the processed food industry and how addictive salt, sugar and fat have enabled its dominance throughout the past half century, drawing on confidential reports and inside sources to reveal deliberate corporate practices behind current trends in obesity, diabetes and other health challenges.
 
Scandinavian Classics: Over 100 Traditional Recipes
Ekstedt, Niklas / Pe, Helen (PHT) / Golden, Lena
Shares over one hundred traditional Scandinavian recipes, including poached salmon with ginger, Swedish beef stew, and blueberry pie with oatmeal crumble. 
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