Archive for 'Non-Fiction'

Coming 2018: Extreme Latitude

Coming 2018: Extreme Latitude

Bitingduck Press proudly announces its first photography book for 2018/early 2019. Extreme Latitude shows research stations in the Arctic and Antarctic, the scientists who work there, the science they do, and the everyday existence lived in uninhabited regions of the planet under the midnight sun.

An illustrated guide to the extreme regions, this explores the […]

Coming 2018: Puswhisperer III

Coming 2018: Puswhisperer III

An entirely new compendium of clinical tales from Mark Crislip, MD, the “Puswhisperer.” As in his previous collections, Puswhisperer I and II, Puswhisperer III provides clinical gems from a decades-long practice in infectious disease. From flu to staph to Legionnaire’s to tuberculosis, HIV, and a few zebras, Puswhisperer will test your diagnostic acumen and ensure […]

Available Now! Flies in the Ointment

Available Now! Flies in the Ointment

Essays on Supplements, Complementary and Alternative Medicine (SCAM) by an infectious disease physician.

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A carefully selected and edited compendium of the best of Dr. Mark Crislip (the Puswhisperer)’s blog posts from sciencebasedmedicine.org. The sections have been edited for redundancy, updated for 2017, and classified into themes.

Supplements and Complementary and […]

Watch Your Mouth – Available Now!

Watch Your Mouth – Available Now!

Watch Your Mouth! Discover What’s Alive Inside

BDP’s first children’s book and first illustrated color book, coming in electronic and print versions

Right now billions and billions of fungi, bacteria and viruses are coating your tongue, scumming up your teeth and flavoring your breath. There are more microbes in your mouth than there are people […]

The Acne Answer – Available Now!

The Acne Answer – Available Now!

New research indicates that microbiota make us who we are. The skin’s ecosystem is inhabited by diverse microorganisms, most of which are harmless or even beneficial. A few are pathogenic and play a role in acne formation.

The Acne Answer looks at treating inflammatory skin conditions such as teenage acne, adult acne and rosacea from […]

Available now: Year of the Mite!

Available now: Year of the Mite!

All it took was a few baby chicks and a carpeted floor, and soon Jane Ishka, a San Francisco Bay Area homesteader, literally felt her skin crawling. She–and her house, her car, and all of her belongings–had been infested by the red poultry mite, Dermanyssus gallinae. Driven from her home and bed by the biting […]

Available now! Puswhisperer II

Available now! Puswhisperer II

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Puswhisperer II: Another Year of Pus continues the clinical anecdotes of its predecessor. Newly updated, edited, and illustrated, this book makes the Medscape […]

Available now! Puswhisperer

Available now! Puswhisperer

Puswhisperer, a collection of infectious disease anecdotes, available now. The book was created from a year’s worth of clinical blog posts from the Medscape blog Rubor, Dolor, Calor, Tumor. The posts have been compiled, edited, and revised for a non-specialist audience. The author is Oregon infectious disease physician Mark Crislip, a 30-year veteran of fighting […]

Essays by Bill Bunn Available Now!

Essays by Bill Bunn Available Now!

Bill Bunn’s Hymns of Home is a collection of essays previously published in Salon, The Globe and Mail, and elsewhere. These charming short pieces will touch your heart, make you laugh, and often make you think. In “Take a Walk,” the author discusses our natural mode of transportation, and how the world evolved around its […]

Coming 2016: A Passion for Physics

Coming 2016: A Passion for Physics

Our first signed title for Spring 2014 is a biography of physicist Hedwig Kohn, entitled Hedwig Kohn: A Passion for Physics, by Brenda P. Winnewisser.Hedwig Kohn (1887-1964) was one of the pioneer women in physics, not only in Germany. She was the third, and last,
woman to attain the Habilitation (quali cation for a professorship, […]