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How the Brain Lost Its Mind: Sex, Hysteria, and the Riddle of Mental Illness

A compelling read for those interested in mental illness and the history of medicine. Although accessible, the technical language may be difficult for some general readers.


The Pandemic Century: One Hundred Years of Panic, Hysteria, and Hubris

Readers of Laurie Garrett's The Coming Plague will enjoy this up-to-date look at disease that engagingly balances science with politics and culture. A solid read for anyone interested in medicine or even a good mystery. [See Prepub Alert, 10/29/18.]

Climate Change Politics and Policies in America: Historical and Modern Documents in Context

A great resource for high school or college students and anyone else interested in environmental politics.

Environmental Geography: People and the Environment

A well-researched reference for those who want to learn more about humanity's impact on the environment, for students from middle school to college.

When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon

A great read for fans of narrative nonfiction, medicine, and real-life suspense stories.

The World's Oceans: Geography, History, and Environment

A solid selection, despite its omissions, for general readers, high school students, and undergraduates trawling for oceanic facts.

Under the Knife: A History of Surgery in 28 Remarkable Operations

For readers interested in medical oddities and strange stories told in a conversational manner, this is a solid choice. Those searching for a history of surgery will want to look elsewhere.

Ticker: The Quest To Create an Artificial Heart

For fans of nonfiction with a little suspense and drama. Not recommended for animal lovers or people looking for a more academic treatment. [See Prepub Alert, 2/26/18.]

Anticancer Living: Transform Your Life and Health with the Mix of Six

Recommended for people who want basic health advice mixed with some questionable content.

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