Inyo County Free Library - New Acquisitions

These are books and media new to the library and cataloged by the Inyo County Free Library.

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Gulp: adventures on the alimentary canal

By Roach, Mary

Publishing Date: c2013

Classification: 600

Call Number: 612.3 ROA

Few of us realize what strange wet miracles of science operate inside us after every meal. In her trademark style, Mary Roach investigates the beginning, and end, of our food, addressing such questions as why crunchy food is so appealing, how much we can eat before our stomachs burst, and whether constipation killed Elvis.

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Super brain: unleashing the explosive power of your mind to maximize health, happiness, and spiritual well-being

By Chopra, Deepak

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: 600

Call Number: 613 CHO

Chopra and Tanzi show readers how, through a person's increased self-awareness and conscious intention, the brain can be taught to reach far beyond its present limitations and become a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth.

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Spillover: animal infections and the next human pandemic

By Quammen, David

Publishing Date: c2012

Classification: 600

Call Number: 614.43 QUA

A masterpiece of science reporting that tracks the animal origins of emerging human diseases.

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Hallucinations

By Sacks, Oliver W.

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: 600

Call Number: 616.89 SAC

An investigation into the types, physiological sources, and cultural resonances of hallucinations traces everything from the disorientations of sleep and intoxication to the manifestations of injury and illness.

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The end of your life book club

By Schwalbe, Will

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: 600

Call Number: 616.99 SCH

The inspiring story of a son and his dying mother, who form a "book club" that brings them together as her life comes to a close.

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Gun Digest 2014

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Classification: 600

Call Number: 623.44

"In-depth articles about the world's most fascinating guns, testfire reports on the latest models, insights about fine collectibles and one-of-a-kind custom creations, and round-ups of what's new in firearms, ammo, reloading and optics from today's leading manufacturers"--P. [4] of cover.

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How to grow more vegetables: (and fruits, nuts, berries, grains, and other crops) than you ever thought possible on less land than you can imagine

By Jeavons, John

Publishing Date: 2012

Classification: 600

Call Number: 635 JEA

"A primer on the life-giving Grow Biointensive method of sustainable horticulture."

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