An accessible introduction to the physics theory about supersymmetry explains its potential for resolving key gaps in particle physics and rendering the universe more predictable, in a guide for lay readers that explains basic tenets in a comprehensive and lighthearted style. 20,000 first printing.
Integrating nutritional science with culinary expertise, a physician explains how to prevent disease, shed pounds, and promote overall health by using foods that tempt the palate while promoting the body's immunity.
A personal account of life with bipolar disorder documents the author's experience with the condition's extreme highs and lows, which had her paralyzed with depression one day and recklessly skirting death the next, in an intimate memoir that also traces her therapies and the disease's impact on her relationships. 20,000 first printing.
The author looks at his family's battle with the scourge of schizophrenia, tracing the origins of the disease through earlier generations of his family against the backdrop of Irish history to reveal Ireland's long link to mental illness.
Reveals how to incorporate subtle changes that can positively affect the ways in which professionals advertise, write, and speak, in a volume of quick-read segments that covers a range of topics, from outmaneuvering a rival and the downside of playing devil's advocate to the shortcomings of free samples and the ineffectiveness of voice-mail messages. 60,000 first printing.
Documents how the author, an athletic, clean-living, non-promiscuous teen contracted HIV and managed to stay positive in spite of health challenges and her rejection by formerly close community members. Original. 100,000 first printing.
Explores the general disillusionment and discontent that pervades Americans' lives, arguing that the turmoil that followed the 1960s collided with the media and technology revolution at the end of the twentieth century to create a cultural and ethical overload.
The only comprehensive book ever written on alcohol fuel production and use for home and farm. Until now, it has been very difficult for farmers, contractors, alternative energy aficionados, those concerned about Peak Oil, and small-scale entrepreneurs to obtain good, accurate information on producing alcohol, or on converting vehicles to run on the fuel. Now, Alcohol Can Be a Gas! provides the definitive reference on alcohol fuel. Simultaneous.
Analyzes the complex social, physical, psychological, and technical factors that dictate how traffic works, why we drive the way we do, and what our driving reveals about us, discussing the unintended consequences of attempts to engineer safety.
A popular morning show host traces his journey of rehabilitation and recovery after having a stroke, discussing the misdiagnoses and lack of awareness that caused his condition to be overlooked, his temporary losses of speech and other motor functions, and the dedication of his wife to their family.