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Has anyone seen my keys?

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How many times have you asked yourself that question before leaving the house, or worse, when returning home? How many times a day do those of you in your 30s or 40s forget what you were going to say, or find yourself grasping for a word you know but can't quite pluck off the tip of your tongue?

Martha Weinman Lear ponders these and other troubling memory issues in her new book Where Did I Leave My Glasses? The What, When, and Why of Normal Memory Loss (Wellness Central, 245 pages, $22.99).

Where Did I Leave My Glasses?

'Eat food. Not much. Mostly plants.'

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We're still early enough in January that some folks may still be following their resolution diets, so here's another book about food. It's not so much a diet book as a health book. Author Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma) calls for a return to traditional eating in his new book, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (Penguin, 256 pages, $21.95), which will appeal to dieters as well as people who are just sick and tired of processed foods, fast food and convenience meals.

In Defense of Food

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