New Adult Non-Fiction 500 & 600

September 29, 2010

September 29, 2010
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Absolutely Small: How Quantum Theory Explains Our Everyday World
Fayer, Michael D.
Demystifies the world of quantum science for the layperson, exploring scientific concepts€”from particles of light, to probability, to states of matter, to what makes greenhouse gases in considerable depth, but using examples from the everyday world. By the author of of Elements of Quantum Mechanics.
 
Deep Blue Home: An Intimate Ecology of Our Wild Ocean
Whitty, Julia
The award-winning author of The Fragile Edge offers insight into many of the extreme life forms and phenomena of the ocean, from the strategies of nesting seabirds to the ecological process of a behemoth whale’s death.
 
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
Kean, Sam
Explores intriguing tales about every element of the periodic table, sharing their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, evil, love, the arts, and the lives of the colorful scientists who discovered them.
 
How to Feed Your Whole Family a Healthy, Balanced Diet: With Very Little Money and Hardly Any Time, Even if You Have a Tiny Kitchen, Only Three Saucepans (One with an Ill-Fitting Lid) and No Fancy Gadgets—
Holcombe, Gill
In today’s world it is easy to find yourself short on time and money.  Cooking for your family while working fulltime seems nearly impossible.  But Gill Holcombe proves that with healthy ingredients and stress-free recipes you can feed your family of four for less that $45 a week.
 
Hungry Girl Happy Hour: 75 Recipes for Amazingly Fantastic Guilt-free Cocktails and Party Foods
Lillien, Lisa
The best-selling author and nutritionist creator of the Hungry Girl brand presents a treasury of low-calorie, low-fat cocktail recipes complemented by finger-food and appetizer recommendations, providing such options as Blendy Bananas Foster and Buff Chick Hot Wing Dip.
 
Long for This World: The Strange Science of Immortality
Weiner, Jonathan
A Pulitzer Prize-winning popular-science writer embarks on a quest to find out if human immortality is possible, and even attainable in our own time, by interviewing leading researchers and explaining the science behind the most cutting-edge research in the field.
 
Now I See the Moon: A Mother, A Son, A Miracle
Hall, Elaine
An A-list Hollywood acting coach discusses her experience raising a severely autistic two-year old she adopted from Russia and her subsequent creation and helming of The Miracle Project, an original musical performed by children on the autism spectrum.
 
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival
Vaillant, John
Documents the efforts of a tiger conservation leader who was forced to hunt a man-eating tiger through the brutal Siberian winter, an effort that familiarized him with the creature’s history, motives and unique method of attack.
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