New Titles for MOSES Life Long Learning

May 15, 2012

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Atlantic Fever: Lindbergh, His Competitors, and the Race to Cross the Atlantic
Jackson, Joe
Traces the early 20th-century competition to secure the title of first aviator to cross the Atlantic, documenting the contributions of Charles Lindbergh and his rivals while chronicling the dramatic final five weeks of the race.
 
Gifts of the Crow: How Perception, Emotion, and Thought Allow Smart Birds to Behave Like Humans
Marzluff, John / Angell, Tony
A University of Washington professor of wildlife science taps the findings of his extraordinary research into crow intelligence to offer insight into their ability to make tools and respond to environmental challenges, explaining how they engage in human-like behaviors from giving gifts and seeking revenge to playing and experiencing dreams.
 
Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death
Heinrich, Bernd
The award-winning author of The Mind of the Raven describes his investigation into the animal world’s treatment of death to glean ecological and spiritual lessons, from animal burial and prey disposal behaviors to the important role of humans as scavengers.
 
The Man Who Changed the Way We Eat: Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance
McNamee, Thomas
Drawing on personal records and interviews with forefront names in the culinary industry, a vivid account of the influential food critic’s life and career includes coverage of his tutelage in the bistros of Paris, his legendary dinner parties and his international travels. By the author of Alice Waters and the Chez Panisse.
 
The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the Secrets of Normal and Abnormal Behavior
Smoller, Jordan
Based on his groundbreaking research and his own experience with the treatment of psychological disorders, this thought-provoking book, written by a Harvard psychiatrist, brings together stories from the frontiers of science that are providing surprising clues about how our minds work.
 
Pike Place Market Recipes: 130 Delicious Ways to Bring Home Seattle’s Famous Market
Thompson, Jess / Barboza, Clare (PHT)
The Pike Place Market sits in the center of downtown Seattle and at the center of the Seattle food scene. With its famous seafood and locally grown produce, it is seven acres of wonderful ingredients and inspiration for the home cook.  With gorgeous images by photographer Clare Barboza of prepared recipes, dazzling ingredients, and scenes of the Pike Place Market, this is the ultimate Seattle cookbook.
 
Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend
Davie, Michael / Gittins, Dave (INT)
Tells the story of the Titanic from its construction to the discovery of its wreckage and describes the social and emotional impact of its sinking.  Newly updated on the hundredth anniversary of the tragedy by Titanic expert Dave Gittins to reflect the latest facts and theories about the ship’s sinking,
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