New Adult Non–Fiction 500 & 600

November 29, 2010

November 29, 2010
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
Born to Bark: My Adventures with an Irrepressible and Unforgettable Dog
Coren, Stanley
The frequent talk-show expert guest and author of The Modern Dog recounts the story of his relationship with a Cairn Terrier who introduced the author to new understandings about dog behavior and the interactions between humans and canines.
 
The Flex Diet: Design-your-own Weight Loss Plan
Beckerman, James
Outlines a revisionist approach to weight loss that offers two hundred different solutions for initial goals, explaining how to incorporate customized, permanent changes to prevent early burnout while sharing dietary plans for every meal of the day.
 
The Great White Bear: A Natural and Unnatural History of the Polar Bear
Mulvaney, Kieran
The author of The Whaling Season presents an in-depth portrait of the polar bear that celebrates the species’ contradictions and resiliency, discussing factors threatening its survival from hunting to environmental losses.
 
The Just Bento Cookbook: Everyday Lunches to Go
Itoh, Makiko / Doi, Makiko (PHT)
Bento fever has recently swept across the West, fuelled not just by an interest in cute, decorative food, but by the desire for an economical, healthy approach to eating in these times of recession.  This is the perfect book for the bento beginner, but will also provide a wealth of new bento recipe ideas and tips for Just Bento aficionados.
 
The Life You Want!
Greene, Bob
A latest entry in the series that includes The Best Life Guide to Managing Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes counsels readers on how to overcome barriers to their diet and fitness goals, addressing issues ranging from relationships with food to body image.
 
Making Handmade Books: 100+ Bindings, Structures & Forms
Golden, Alisa
In the digital world, books may seem like an endangered species, but bookmaking is more popular than ever. Thanks to the 100 ideas in this volume, the craft is now available to everyone.  Complete with photographs of the author’s own master books and statements by more than 40 established book artists, this collection is sure to inspire.
 
Nigella Kitchen: Recipes from the Heart of the Home
Lawson, Nigella / Parsons, Lis (PHT)
Food Network star offers a collection of more than 200 new recipes and aims to recapture the comforting simplicity of hearth and home, in a book with 200 color photos. By the best-selling author of Nigella Express.
 
Rachael Ray’s Look + Cook: 100 Can’t-miss Main Courses in Pictures
Ray, Rachael / Murello, Stephen (PHT)
An extensively photographed volume of 200 previously unpublished recipes includes simple main courses and complementary starters and sides for everyday meals, in a visual reference that features a new four-color design.
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