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August
The Best American Short Stories 2011 - Geraldine  Brooks, Caitlin Horrocks, Bret Anthony Johnston, Claire Keegan, Sam Lipsyte, Rebecca Makkai, Elizabeth McCracken, Steven Millhauser, Ricardo Nuila, Joyce Carol Oates, Richard Powers, Heidi Pitlor, Jess RowThe Best American Series® First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected — and most popular — of its kind. The Best American Short Stories 2011 includes Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Megan Mayhew Bergman, Jennifer Egan,
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August
Healthy at 100: The Scientifically Proven Secrets of the World's Healthiest and Longest-Lived Peoples - John RobbinsWhy do some people age in failing health and sadness, while others grow old with vitality and joy? In this revolutionary book, bestselling author John Robbins presents us with a bold new paradigm of aging, showing us how we can increase not only our lifespan but also our health span. Through the example of four very different cultures that have the distinction of producing some of the world’s healthiest, oldest people, Robbins reveals the secrets for living an extended and fulfilling life in which our later years become a period of wisdom, vitality, and happiness. From Abkhasia in the Caucasus
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August
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - Alison BechdelA fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis, it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, a historic preservation expert and obsessive restorer of the family's Victorian home, a third-generation funeral home director, a high school English teacher, an icily distant parent, and a closeted
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August
Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice (4th Edition) - Patricia Stevens, Robert L. SmithFor first courses in Substance Abuse Counseling and Drugs and Behavior. Known for clarity, accessibility, and practicality, this widely-used text thoroughly examines substance abuse in the population, addressing both ways to measure the problem and how to treat individuals and families who seek assistance. It educates prospective clinicians and counselors by guiding them, step-by-step, through the process of working with substance-abuse clients. Chapter content builds in sequence; however, each chapter can be taken as a stand-alone source of valuable information. Individual chapters on special
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August
GENKI: An Integrated Course in Elementary Japanese Workbook I 初級日本語 げんき ワークブック I [第2版] - Eri Banno, Yoko Ikeda, Yutaka Ohno, Chikako Shinagawa, Kyoko Tokashiki 渡嘉敷 恭子Second edition of the most highly regarded teaching text book on the Japanese language. This is the companion workbook to the text. In Japanese/English. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
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August
High-Yield™ Gross Anatomy - Ronald W. Dudek, Thomas LouisHigh-Yield™ Gross Anatomy, Fourth Edition provides the essential information needed for USMLE Step 1 review and course study. It is written from a clinical perspective to prepare students for clinical vignettes on the USMLE and thoroughly illustrated with drawings and radiographic images. This edition includes new tables on upper and lower extremity innervation. Images have been placed closer to the appropriate text, and keys in legends have been replaced by full labels on images. Many of the CTs and MRIs have been enlarged. Paragraphs of text are more concise.
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August
Introducing Delphi Programming: Theory Through Practice - John  Barrow, Linda MillerTeaches distance-learning students how to programme in Delphi a major computer language used to design a variety of programmes. Delphi is a versatile and sophisticated visual programming environment for rapid application development that allows the programmer to develop Windows and Linux programs easily and speedily.
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August
Health Assessment in Nursing - Janet R. Weber, Jane  KelleyWeber and Kelley's Health Assessment in Nursing has evolved into a complete suite of products poised to help both the student and the instructor. In addition to a revised text, Lab Manual, and Handbook, this edition brings a complete online course and a brand-new head-to-toe assessment video. The text itself boasts an improved layout, a vibrant new art program, and four new chapters on pain assessment, nutritional assessment, spiritual assessment, and assessment of families using violence.
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August
The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms - Mark Strand, Eavan BolandPoetry's Ingredients: Mark Strand and Eavan Boland Explore Form Explaining beauty is hard work. But distinguished poets Mark Strand and Eavan Boland have produced a clear, super-helpful book that unravels part of the mystery of great poems through an engaging exploration of poetic structure. Strand and Boland begin by promising to "look squarely at some of the headaches" of poetic form: the building blocks of poetry. The Making of a Poem gradually cures many of those headaches. Strand, who's won the Pulitzer Prize and a MacArthur Fellowship and has served as U.S. Poet Laureate, and Boland, an