July 11, 2022

Library Lin’s Curated Collection of Superlative Nonfiction

This impressive book—a veritable portable public library—offers an amazing wealth of nonfiction reading recommendations on virtually every subject.

Librarian Linda Maxie scoured best-of and award lists to find her selections, which include biographies and memoirs as well as some canonical literature. She organizes the list by the Dewey Decimal Classification system, which offers the benefit […]

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June 20, 2022

The Trouble with Doctors: Fraud and Deceit in Medicine

Late physician John “Jock” Anderson examines wrongdoing in his discipline in this posthumously published survey. Singling out 15 especially egregious cases of doctors who abused the trust of patients or colleagues, he paints an arresting group portrait of Hippocratic Oath-violators.

Anderson, himself a pioneer in ultrasound techniques, places the most emphasis on fraud in the […]

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September 6, 2021

Link-Up 2 Lift-Up: Sorting through Our Culture Kingdom for Our Future Generations

Institutional racism is a reality many African Americans grapple with daily in the United States. Because the structural barriers to educational, legal and economic resources are seemingly insurmountable in predominantly black communities, educator Doreszell Cohen was inspired to start Link-Up 2 Lift-Up, a service organization that provides professional development and grassroots leadership training.

Her book […]

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July 12, 2021

Reality Revisited (from A to Z)

Reality Revisited (from A to Z) is much like a dictionary, but it only defines terms the author wishes to define—and those definitions range from the quirky and satirical to the philosophical and even political.

In the Foreword, author Igor Radovic explains that “some of the notes in Reality Revisited are attempts at humor and […]

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April 7, 2020

The Sikh Heritage: Beyond Borders

A coffee-table book is intended to entice readers with its visual appeal and keep them interested with its engaging narrative. This book excels at both, with photographs and legends that explore over 80 Sikh shrines in Pakistan.

In addition to many Sikh gurdwaras (temples) in Punjab, India there are several other gurdwaras in the Pakistan […]

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March 9, 2020

The Best Way to Learn Chinese Chess or XiangQi for Beginners

Chessmaster Savielly Tartakower once defined “tactics” as “what you do when there is something to do” and “strategy” as “what you do when there is nothing to do.” Learning both techniques are the main goals of savvy chess players—and a major thrust of author Norman Chan’s blueprint for mastering Xiang-Qi, a version of chess more […]

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February 10, 2020

Life and Death: The History of Overcoming Disease and What It Tells Us About Our Present Increasing Life Expectancy as a Result of Present Day Actions

Prolific author and retired engineer John Durbin Husher’s latest book covers evolutionary advances in medicine up to 2015.

Husher’s historic look at modern medicine describes how the human lifespan has been extended and protected by key individuals such as Louis Pasteur and Jonas Salk and their medical breakthroughs that helped prevent diseases and enhance physical […]

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October 3, 2019

Morpheus Speaks: The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpreting

With Morpheus Speaks: The Encyclopedia of Dream Interpreting, psychologist R. J. Cole offers a practical compendium of more than 5,000 dream images with notes regarding their meanings.

Cole has written two earlier books (The Dragon’s Treasure and The Archipelago of Dreams). He has assisted “more than three thousand individuals” with dream interpretations via his blog.

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September 16, 2019

Success Skills for High School, College, and Career (Christian Edition)

Cary Green provides the ultimate crash course in college and career preparedness for high school and college students with this Christian-oriented self-help book.

The author advocates for leadership skills training for young people seeking to excel in college and careers. He encourages readers to improve their “soft skills,” such as critical thinking, problem solving, written […]

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June 24, 2019

Learn to Fly and Become a Pilot!: The Ultimate Guide for Determining Your Capabilities of Becoming a Professional Pilot and Getting Started with Flight Training

According to the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, close to 80% of student pilots fail to complete their pilot training, some simply because of the inability to adapt to flight conditions. This makes veteran commercial pilot Vesa Turpeinen’s new book, Learn to Fly and Become a Pilot!, particularly useful for those who harbor dreams of […]

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