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Workshop

Workshop

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It took 25 years to gather the essential woodworking information in this four-book series. The books were culled from Methods of Work, a column in Fine Woodworking where woodworkers share concerns and offer suggestions for better craftsmanship.

World-Wide Dessert Contest

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Worst Pills, Best Pills

Worst Pills, Best Pills

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More than 100,000 people a year die in American hospitals from adverse reactions to medication, making drug reactions one of the leading causes of death in this country, researchers are reporting today....
-- Journal of the American Medical Association study, as quoted in The New York Times

It is no longer a secret that adverse drug reactions can be dangerous or even fatal, or that doctors often prescribe two relatively safe drugs -- which may cause a life-threatening interaction if taken together. THIS IS THE BOOK THAT TELLS YOU WHAT OTHER PILL BOOKS WON'T ABOUT YOUR MEDICATION!
Top-selling drugs that are among the 160 Do Not Use Drugs discussed inside:
  • Ultram
  • Darvoset-N
  • Lopid
  • Desogen & OrthoCept
  • Elavil
  • Ativan
  • Restoril
  • Flexeril
  • Valium
  • Bentyl
  • Entex LA
  • Glucophage
  • Macrobid Patients fill more than 80 million prescriptions a year for these drugs!
    Consumer advocate Sidney M. Wolfe, M.D., director of Public Citizen's Health Research Group, has thoroughly revised and updated this accessible, indispensable bestseller that alerts you to the potential risks of hundreds of medications available today. Worst Pills, Best Pills gives you the information you need to become actively involved in caring for yourself -- by asking your doctor smart questions about the drugs prescribed for you. Arranged by disease/condition, it offers chapters on adverse drug reactions, alphabetical indexes listing pills by their brand and generic names, new information about commonly used drugs, guidelines for helping you to say no if your doctor prescribes a drug you should not take, and safer alternative choices. Worst Pills, Best Pills also includes startling information about certain drugs that can actually cause depression, hallucinations or psychoses, sexual dysfunction, dementia, auto accidents, insomnia, parkinsonism, and more.
    Caution: Call your doctor before stopping the use of any drug.
  • Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

    Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear

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    Everyone in the Yang family is a talented musician except for nine-year-old Yingtao, the youngest Yang. Even after years of violin lessons from his father, Yingtao cannot make beautiful music.

    Now that his family has moved from China to Seattle, Yingtao wants to learn English and make new friends at school. Still, he must make time to practice his violin for an important family recital to help his father get more students. Yingtao is afraid his screeching violin will ruin the recital. But he's even more afraid to tell his family that he has found something he likes better than music.

    Together he and his new friend Matthew think of a sure way to save the recital. They are certain nothing will go wrong.

    Year's Best Fantasy and Horror

    Year's Best Fantasy and Horror

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    Highly acclaimed for collecting the finest short fiction in fantasy and horror, the World Fantasy Award-winning annual series contuse its eclectic and always interesting tradition with this seventeenth volume. Highlights include your-end wrap-ups and the popular comics and manga sections plus works by: Ursula K. Le Guin, Karen Joy Fowler, Alex Irvine, Richard Butner, Glen Hirschberg, Ramsey Campbell, Kim Newman, Dale Bailey, and many others.
    Yellow Balloon

    Yellow Balloon

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    Writer and illustrator Charlotte Dematons brings the same enchanting look to this picture book that made her Worry Bear and Looking for Cinderella so successful. Lovely watercolors portray a great and diverse planet teeming with life at all times of day and night. People and animals of every shape, color, size, and costume are seen, busy at work and play. As the yellow balloon floats through many time periods - ancient, medieval, and contemporary - and realms both natural and supernatural, young readers can also look for the small blue car, the fakir on his flying carpet, and the scoundrel in prison garb. This story will fascinate young readers as they embark on a lively and fun-filled journey around the globe.
    You need to be a little crazy

    You need to be a little crazy

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    Advice about starting a business never sounded like this! Beginning with you must be crazy, serial entrepreneur and angel investor Barry Moltz offers the true insider's scoop on new business start-ups. With doses of irreverence and humour, this return-to-basics guide focuses on what comes before the bottom line. Addressing passion - the ultimate entrepreneurial fuel - relationships, failure and authenticity, Moltz incorporates stories from his entrepreneurial colleagues and shows what it takes to integrate personal and professional life to achieve the highest satisfaction. business and invites readers to let go of the myths and expectations that can hamstring them emotionallyh, while getting their businesses up and running. In a helpful, heartfelt and often humorous way, Moltz reassures entrepreneurs that they are not alone - whatever their form of craziness - and that they can retain self-worth and sanity as they ride the start-up rollercoaster. and stages in their business-building processes should realize that they too can succeed. Jolts of passionate entrepreneurial wisdom energize these anecodes, with such ideas as: people - not capital - are the true currency; passion keeps everything going; relationships and authenticity are the drivers in this business climate; there is no perfect idea and no magic bullet; and don't expect your path to be a straight line. business and personal values in the wake of terrorism, and proven ways to nurture the human dimension in business, these are voices to help all business owners find and trust their own entrepreneurial passions. After all, says the author, The worst they can do is eat you!.