The 4-Hour Chef
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In his unique and self promotional style, Tim Ferriss tackles the world of cooking. While it has its limitations, it is packed with tips, tricks, beautiful photos and random bursts of insight. Everything from the perfect cup of coffee to how to build a raging fire is covered by the frenetic and entertaining author. The book is a fun read and a great launching pad for further investigations.
Willpower
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Is willpower just an idea? Is it a Victorian notion that has long since expired? Is Willpower a substance? Is it something that builds, contracts and expires? If you've ever tried to do anything beyond your regular range of habits then this book is for you. Join Baumesiter and Tierney as they explore the neuroscience, psychology and mystery of willpower.
The Power of Habit
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Why do we do the things we do? According to Charles Duhigg, the answer is habit. Duhigg delves deep into a fascinating world of cues, routines and rewards. With wit, interesting stories and well written prose, Duhigg sheds the light of a journalist into a sea of developing science.
My Friend Dahmer
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Derf Backderf is an award winning political cartoonist. He was also a childhood friend of one of America's most notorious serial killers. Join the author as he tries to unravel, explain but never excuse the events that turned a man into a monster.
Sugar Nation
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Jeff O' Connell has a problem. His tall and lean physique is hiding a breeding ground for the sinister and ubiquitous disease of diabetes. This book chronicles his struggles to understand both the state of diabetic research and the mounting evidence against refined carbohydrates.