f THE STEM CELL HOPE
How Stem Cell Medicine
Can Change Our Lives
“A tour de force of storytelling.”—Sharon
Begley, author of Train Your Mind, Change Your
Brain. “Infuses a difficult scientific subject
with intrigue, passion, and fun.”—Michael F.
Roisen, M.D., coauthor of the YOU series.
Plume • 336 pp. • 978-0-452-29796-8 • $16.00
KEEPING WOMEN AND CHILDREN LAST
America’s War on the Poor
“A powerful economic and political analysis,
soberly convincing.”—Jonathan Kozol.
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-027693-0 • $14.00
Also available: Battling Bias 978-0-14-015831-1
f I’M MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING
TO EAT IT ANYMORE!
Taking Control of Your Health and Your
Life—One Vegan Recipe at a Time
Foreword by Alicia Silverstone
“Pirello tells the truth about what is in our
food that creates health and gives some simple
recipes to set people on their paths. She is a
sincere advocate for health—for all of us.”—T.
Colin Campbell, Cornell University.
Perigee • 368 pp. • 978-0-399-53724-0 • $20.00
f THE FATAL STRAIN
On the Trail of Avian Flu
and the Coming Pandemic
“Superb and sobering.”— The Washington Post.
“Gripping first-hand accounts...offer[ing]
lessons for the management of future global
influenza pandemics ...marvelous.”—Nature.
Penguin • 416 pp. • 978-0-14-311830-5 • $17.00
A Washington Post Best Science Book of the Year
THE OMNIVORE’S DILEMMA
A Natural History of Four Meals
See Politics of the Environment, page 52
Emergency Food and the End of Welfare
“The most important book on hunger and
poverty in America since The Other America
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-024556-1 • $20.00
Finalist for the C. Wright Mills Award
f THE PSYCHOPATH TEST
A Journey through the Madness Industry
“Ronson raises important and timely questions about the psychiatric enterprise and the
possible over-diagnosis of ordinary human
traits….You may not become an expert at
sniffing out psychopaths but you’ll learn a
great deal about the ambiguities and pitfalls
of psychiatric diagnoses….Ronson’s exposé
is compelling and terrifying… fascinating.”—
Riverhead • 288 pp. • 978-1-59448-575-6 • $16.00
Also available: Lost at Sea 978-1-59463-137-5
LIVES ON THE BOUNDARY: A Moving
Account of the Struggles and Achievements
of America’s Educationally Underprepared
Penguin • 288 pp. • 978-0-14-303546-6 • $16.00
f A PARADISE BUILT IN HELL
The Extraordinary Communities
That Arise in Disaster
“A landmark work that gives an impassioned challenge to the social meaning of
disasters.”— The New York Times Book Review.
“Captivating and compelling...there’s a hopeful, optimistic, even contagious quality to this
superb book.”—Los Angeles Times.
Penguin • 368 pp. • 978-0-14-311807-7 • $16.00
A New York Times, Los Angeles Times, New Yorker,
San Francisco Chronicle, Washington Post, and
Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year
Peter Pronovost, Ph.D., M.D., and Eric Vohr
SAFE PATIENTS, SMART HOSPITALS
How One Doctor’s Checklist Can Help Us
Change Health Care from the Inside Out
Plume • 304 pp. • 978-0-452-29686-2 • $16.00
The Promise of Public Education in America
“Offers us a reasonable hope that with attention and care we can again make public
education what it was meant to be, and must
yet be.”—Los Angeles Times.
Penguin • 488 pp. • 978-0-14-023617-0 • $16.00
Also available: The Mind at Work, p. 16
DENIALISM: How Irrational Thinking
Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the
Planet, and Threatens Our Lives
“A lucid and insightful book about a very
frightening and irrational phenomenon...A
superb and convincing work.”—Malcolm
Gladwell. “Bristling...explores the dangerous
ways in which scientific progress can be misunderstood.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-311831-2 • $16.00
NASTY, BRUTISH, AND LONG
Adventures in Eldercare
“A realistic and sometimes exasperated assessment of elder care.”—Hartford Courant.
Avery • 224 pp. • 978-1-58333-377-8 • $16.00
Inside the Admissions Process
of a Premiere College
Penguin • 320 pp. • 978-0-14-200308-4 • $16.00
Christopher Thomas Scott
STEM CELL NOW: A Brief Introduction
to the Coming Medical Revolution
“Probably the most lucid and readable primer
on the science and politics of stem cells. Scott
goes beyond the hype of instant cures and pro-life antagonism to present the true breadth of
stem cell research.”—Seed Magazine.
Plume • 272 pp. • 978-0-452-28785-3 • $16.00
Craig Timberg and Daniel Halperin, Ph.D.
How the West Sparked the AIDS Epidemic
and How the World Can Finally Overcome It
“[An] absorbing interdisciplinary study.”—
Publishers Weekly (starred review). “Present[s]
a forceful case with which future students of
HIV and AIDS will have to reckon.”—Kirkus
Penguin Press • 432 pp. • 978-1-59420-327-5 • $29.95
T. R. Reid
THE HEALING OF AMERICA
A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper,
and Fairer Health Care
Reid explores how other industrialized
democracies provide health care for their
citizens as a reasonable cost—something
the United States has never managed to do.
“Blends subjective and objective into a seamless indictment of our own disastrous system,
an eloquent rebuttal against the arguments
used to defend it, and appealing alternatives
for fixing it.”—The New York Times.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311821-3 • $16.00
f BLOOD MEDICINE
Blowing the Whistle on One of
the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever
“A page-turner, this alarming chronicle of
profit seeking in American medicine will
appeal to all who are invested in the health
care they receive or the drugs they’re prescribed.”—Library Journal. Published in
hardcover as Blood Feud.
Plume • 432 pp. • 978-0-452-29850-7 • $17.00
VOLUNTARY MADNESS: Lost and Found
in the Mental Healthcare System
“A riveting and enlightening look at mental-health treatment.”—Booklist. “Vincent’s discus-sions...are fresh and valuable.”—Library Journal.
Penguin • 304 pp. • 978-0-14-311685-1 • $16.00
Also available: Self-Made Man, p 16
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