Stress Management

The complete idiot's guide to managing stress [electronic resource] by Jeff Davidson — A revised and updated edition to managing the number-one cause of chronic illness — stress.

Good stress, bad stress : an indispensable guide to identifying and managing your stress by Barry Lenson — Lenson’s book is based on the theory that a certain amount of stress is necessary in order for humans to reach their potential.

In control : no more snapping at your family, sulking at work, steaming in the grocery line, seething at meetings, stuffing your frustration by Redford Williams & Virginia Williams — The authors teach readers how to handle all types of stressful situations.

Lawnchair Adventures

Real Life Exploits.

In the land of white death : an epic story of survival in the Siberian Arctic by Valerian Albanov ; preface by Jon Krakauer ; introduction by David Roberts ; Alison Anderson, translator ; with additional material from William Barr's translation from the Russian — In 1912, 11 Russians tried to walk to survival when their ship froze in the Artic ice.

The darkest jungle : the true story of the Darién expedition and America's ill-fated race to connect the seas by Todd Balf — An account of the tortuous expedition in search of a place to build the Panama Canal.

Alone by Richard E. Byrd ; decorations by Richard E. Harrison — The tale of a winter spent alone in the Antarctic.

Carrying the fire : an astronaut's journeys by Michael Collins ; with a foreword by Charles A. Lindbergh — How it felt to be exploring space, told by an Apollo 11 pilot.

Reality Chicks

Selected Nonfiction written by women.

Queen of the oddballs : and other stories from a life unaccording to plan by Hillary Carlip — A pop culture obsessed childhood — starting with dressing as Holly Golightly in 3rd grade.

The between boyfriends book : a collection of cautiously hopeful essays by Cindy Chupack — A writer for Sex and the City offers her tales of serial dating.

Candy girl : a year in the life of an unlikely stripper by Diablo Cody — A frank account of becoming a stripper — in Minneapolis of all places.

The late bloomer's revolution : a memoir by Amy Cohen — At 35 the author decides her life needs a jumpstart.

International Documentaries

They all have English subtitles!

Akihabara geeks [videodisc] by NEP for NHK

Amando a Maradona [videodisc] = loving Maradona

Antonio Gaudí [videodisc] by produced by Noriko Nomura ; directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

Beyond hatred [videodisc] by a film by Olivier AMeyrou

Blind spot [videodisc] : Hitler's secretary by ein Film von André Heller und Othmar Schmiderer ; Tremens Film Tonstudio (Wien)

Che, rise and fall [videodisc] by EMB Entertainment presents ; produced by EMB Entertainment, in association with Barakacine

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