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Learn Booklist2016-12-01T09:26:15+00:00

No Shortcuts to the Top – Ed Viesturs

This gripping and triumphant memoir follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.  No Shortcuts to the Top is leavened with many funny moments revealing the camaraderie between climbers. It is more than the first full account of one of the staggering accomplishments of our time; it is a portrait of a brave and devoted family man and his beliefs that shaped this most perilous and magnificent pursuit.

This book is available from our Chartered library.

  
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The Road Ahead – Bill Gates

In this clear-eyed, candid, and ultimately reassuring book, Gates shows how the new tools of the information age are transforming forever the way we buy, work, learn, communicate, and have fun together.  The Road Ahead is Gates’ birds-eye view of the undiscovered territory ahead – an authoritative, thought-provoking, and very readable guide for the journey.

This book is available from our Chartered library.

  

The Mature Mind, the Positive Power of the Aging Brain – Gene D. Cohen

A renowned psychiatrist and gerontologist draws from more than thirty years of research to show that surprising positive changes in our brains have the powerful potential to enhance, not diminish, our lives after fifty.

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