A weight-loss program based on the author's NIH-funded Mindfulness-Based Eating Awareness Training program outlines simple and proven strategies for lasting weight loss without willpower, guilt or cravings.
A feminist activist and co-founder of Ms. magazine presents a memoir comprised of reflections on definitive events in her career, from her time on the campaign trail and interactions with forefront political leaders to her visits to India and her encounters with civilian feminists.
Told through the author's own evolving understanding of the subject over the course of his life comes a bold and personal investigation into America's racial history and its contemporary echoes.
Explores the history of stand-up comedy in the United States, from vaudeville through radio and late-night television, discussing how comedians have both reflected and shaped American culture over the past century.
Aja Raden describes how jewels shaped the course of history. She looks into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties and wars, and explores how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature.
A prominent classicist explores ancient Rome and how its citizens adapted the notion of imperial rule, invented the concepts of citizenship and nation, and made laws about those traditionally overlooked in history, including women, slaves, and criminals.
Takes the radical position that humans shouldn't cede every bit of control, humanity and decision-making to technology and that techno-futurists have things dangerously backwards, in a book that offers alternatives to an all-technology world.
Taking readers behind bars, the coauthors, childhood friends — one an ex-con and the other a highly successful Hollywood character actor — provide 65 ramen recipes combined with stories of prison life from the inmates who devised them, including celebrities like Slash from the band Guns n' Roses and actor Shia LaBeouf.
In this lively history of bakers, dietary crusaders and social reformers, Aaron Bobrow-Strain shows that America's century-old, love-hate relationship with the humble, puffy loaf says a lot about who we are and what we want our society to look like.