HGD Winter 2017

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    Medicine Unbundled A Journey through the Minefields of Indigenous Health Care Paperback Gary Geddes 9781772031645 $22.95 SOCIAL SCIENCE Feb 15, 2017
    A shocking exposé of the dark history and legacy of segregated Indigenous health care in Canada.After the publication of his critically acclaimed 2011 book Drink the Bitter Root: A Writer’s Search for Justice and Healing in Africa, author Gary Geddes turned the investigative lens on his own country, embarking on a long and difficult journey across Canada to interview Indigenous elders willing to share their experiences of segregated health care, including their treatment in the "Indian hospitals" that existed from coast to coast for over half a... + Read More
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    Big Fit Girl Embrace the Body You Have Paperback Louise Green 9781771642125 $22.95 HEALTH & FITNESS Mar 18, 2017
    An inspiring account of how plus-size women can become fit and healthy. In this kick-ass call to arms, Louise Green describes how the fitness industry fails to meet the needs of plus-size women and thus prevents them from improving their health. By sharing her own story of how she stopped dieting, got off the couch, and got fit, Green inspires other plus-size women to do the same. She provides concrete advice about how to get started, how to establish a support team, how to choose an activity, how to set goals, what kind of clothing and gear w... + Read More
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    Run Better How To Improve Your Running Technique and Prevent Injury Paperback Jean-François Harvey 9781771642217 $32.95 SPORTS & RECREATION Mar 25, 2017
    A practical, illustrated, and scientifically grounded guide to improving your running technique and preventing injury, written by a kinesiologist. In North America alone, thirty-seven million people run regularly, and most suffer at least one running-related injury a year. Run Better sets out to help runners of all abilities run smarter and injury-free byreviewing the proper mechanics of running and the role of shoes;providing training programs (from 5K to marathon distances) that promote rest and cross-training for adequate recovery;offering 9... + Read More
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    My Journey Into the Heart of Terror Ten Days in the Islamic State Paperback Jürgen Todenhöfer 9781771642903 $21.95 POLITICAL SCIENCE Mar 31, 2017
    An alarming and timely first-hand account of what’s really going on behind the borders of the Islamic State.  ISIS, ISIL, the ISLAMIC State. It’s an organization that has taken on chilling associations due to the horrific deeds committed in its name. ISIS beheads journalists—and yet one, Jürgen Todenhöfer, was invited to visit its fighters in Mosul, after months of negotiations. Accompanied by his son, Frederic Todenhöfer, who photographed the journey, he asked them to explain their beliefs, motivations, and goals. This book, the most in-d... + Read More
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    The Vegetarian's Guide to Eating Meat A Young Woman's Search for Ethical Food Paperback Marissa Landrigan 9781771642743 $22.95 COOKING Apr 15, 2017
    Growing up in a household of food-loving Italian-Americans, Marissa Landrigan was always a black sheep—she barely knew how to boil water for pasta. But at college, she thought she’d discovered her purpose. Buoyed by animal rights activism and a feminist urge to avoid the kitchen, she transformed into a hardcore vegan activist, complete with shaved head. But Landrigan still hadn’t found her place in the world. She criss-crossed the U.S., striving to develop her career and maintain a relationship. Along the way, she discovered that eating ethical... + Read More
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    Best Places to Bird in British Columbia Paperback Russell Cannings 9781771641661 $22.95 NATURE Apr 11, 2017
    Two expert birders reveal their favorite places to watch B.C. birds.In this unique guidebook that will appeal to novice and experienced birders alike, the authors of acclaimed Birdfinding in British Columbia explore their 30 favorite birding sites in the diverse landscape of Canada’s westernmost province. More detailed and more personal than the Cannings’ previous books, and illustrated with more than 30 color photographs of birds and locales, Best Places to Bird in British Columbia introduces some sites that will be familiar favorites for read... + Read More
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    Just Cool It The Climate Crisis and What We Can Do - A post-Paris Agreement game plan Paperback David Suzuki 9781771642590 $24.95 SCIENCE Apr 15, 2017
    A resounding post–Paris Agreement wake-up call about the urgency of the climate crisis that offers a range of practical solutions—and above all, hope. Climate change is the most important crisis humanity has faced, but we still confront huge barriers to resolving it. So, what do we do, and is there hope for humanity? The problem itself is complex, and there’s no single solution. But by understanding the barriers to resolving global warming and by employing a wide range of solutions—from shifting to clean energy to planting trees to reformin... + Read More

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