New Books on CD for Adults
Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most recent Books on CD for adults.
FLIGHT PATHS (CD)
The never-before-told story of how a group of migration-obsessed scientists in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries engaged nearly every branch of science to understand bird migration, from where and when they take off to their flight paths and behaviors, their destinations and the challenges they encounter getting there. Uniting curious minds from across generations, continents, and disciplines, bird enthusiast and science writer Rebecca Heisman traces the development of each technique used for tracking migratory birds, from the first attempts to mark individual birds to the cutting-edge technology that lets ornithologists trace where a bird has been, based on unique DNA...
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THE FUN HABIT (CD)
Discover the latest compelling scientific evidence for the potent and revitalizing value of fun and how to make having fun a habitual and authentic part of your daily life. Grounded in current research, accessible science, and practical recommendations, Mike Rucker explains how you can build having fun into an actionable and effortless habit and why doing so will help you become a healthier, more joyful, more productive person.
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JELLYFISH AGE BACKWARDS (CD)
This eye-opening book offers a revelatory scientific deep dive into how plants and animals have already unlocked the secrets to immortality, and the lessons they hold for us all.
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SORRY, SORRY, SORRY (CD)
Drawing on a deep well of research in psychology, sociology, law, and medicine, Marjorie Ingall and Susan McCarthy explain why a good apology is hard to find and why it doesn't have to be. Alongside their six-step formula for apologizing beautifully, they also delve into how to respond to a bad apology; why corporations, celebrities, and governments seldom apologize well; how to teach children to apologize; how gender and race affect both apologies and forgiveness; and most of all, why good apologies are essential, powerful, and restorative. A good apology can do so many things, mend fences, heal wounds, and...
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SOUL BOOM (CD)
Comedic actor and performer Rainn Wilson, cofounder of the media company SoulPancake, explores the benefits spirituality gives us in creating solutions for an increasingly challenging world. For Wilson, this is very serious and essential pursuit, but he brings great humor and his own unique perspective to the conversation.
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SO HELP ME GOD (CD)
Mike Pence spent more hours in the Oval Office than any of his predecessors. On the surface, the affable evangelical Christian from a gas-station-owning family in Indiana wouldn't seem to have much in common with a brash real estate mogul from New York. But the unlikely duo formed a tight bond. Pence was at Donald Trump's side when he enacted historic tax relief, when he decided to take more assertive stances toward China and North Korea, and when he appointed three Supreme Court justices. But the relationship broke down after the 2020 election. On January 6, 2021, as the president...
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THE QUEEN (CD)
Painfully shy, Elizabeth Windsor's personality was well suited to her youthful ambition of living quietly in the country, raising a family, and caring for her dogs and horses. But when her uncle, King Edward VIII, abdicated, she became heir to the throne, embarking on a journey that would test her as a woman and as a queen.
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THE CHAOS MACHINE (CD)
Max Fisher unfolds the definitive account of how the social-media harms that sometimes began in forgotten pockets of the world saw their dark culmination in American through the pandemic, the 2020 election, and Capitol Insurrection. The result is an intimately detailed account of the consequences of the polarization that social media incubates: the cancellations, the omnipotence of hate speech, and the spillover into real-world violence.
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12 WEEKS TO A SHARPER YOU (CD)
Chief CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta helped countless readers keep their brains sharp and effortlessly productive with Keep Sharp. Here, he now provides a step-by-step 12-week program to help you put his transformational ideas into daily practice. He writes, "Change is a challenge, and changing long-established habits takes effort." But this workbook makes it easy to apply Gupta's groundbreaking tips and research to establish healthy behaviors for life. The 12-week program will help you feel less anxious, sleep better, improve energy, think more clearly, and become more resilient to daily stress.
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DELIBERATE CRUELTY (CD)
When Ann Woodward shot her husband, banking heir Billy Woodward, in the middle of the night in 1955, her life changed forever. Though she claimed she thought he was a prowler, few believed the woman who had risen from charismatic showgirl to popular socialite. Everyone had something to say about the scorching scandal afflicting one of the most rich and famous families of New York City, but no one was more obsessed with the tale than Truman Capote. Acclaimed for his bestselling nonfiction book In Cold Blood, Capote was looking for new material and followed the scandal from beginning to...
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