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Posted by admin on January 19, 2010

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Noah’s Compass: From Anne Tyler, a compassionate novel about a schoolteacher who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life.
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier is a stunning novel of how one woman’s gift transcends class and social prejudice to lead to some of the most important discoveries of the nineteenth century. Above all, is it a revealing portrait of the intricate and resilient nature of female friendship.
Treasure Hunt by John Lescroart: Mickey Dade hates deskwork, but that’s all he’s been doing at Wyatt Hunt’s private investigative service, The Hunt Club. His itch to be active is answered when a body is discovered: It’s Dominic Como, one of San Francisco’s most high-profile activists–a charismatic man known as much for his expensive suits as his work on a half dozen nonprofit boards. One person of interest in the case is Como’s business associate, Alicia Thorpe–the sister of one of Mickey’s friends.
Checklist Manifesto: Bestselling author Atul Gawande reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist. First introduced decades ago by the U.S. Air Force, checklists have enabled pilots to fly aircraft of mind-boggling sophistication. Now innovative checklists are being adopted in hospitals around the world, helping doctors and nurses respond to everything from flu epidemics to avalanches. Even in the immensely complex world of surgery, a simple ninety-second variant has cut the rate of fatalities by more than a third. In riveting stories, Gawande takes us from Austria, where an emergency checklist saved a drowning victim who had spent half an hour underwater, to Michigan, where a cleanliness checklist in intensive care units virtually eliminated a type of deadly hospital infection. He explains how checklists actually work to prompt striking and immediate improvements.

Source: Amazon Kindle’s Blog.

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