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Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone

Eric Klinenberg · Penguin Press HC, The; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory examination of the most significant demographic shift since the Baby Boom - the sharp increase in the number of people who live alone - that offers surprising insights on the benefits of this epochal changeIn 1950, only 22 percent of American adults were single. Today, more...
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Still a Family: A Guide to Good Parenting Through Divorce

Lisa Rene Reynolds M.D. · AMACOM
Format: Book

Divorce can have a devastating effect on children. Yet for families who carefully consider and manage the intricacies associated with this difficult and upsetting time, the family, as seen from the child's perspective, can remain strong, healthy, and as loving and supportive as it ever...
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Breaking Out of Bedlam: A Novel

Leslie Larson · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Cora Sledge is horrified when her children, who doubt her ability to take care of herself, plot to remove her from her home. So what if her house is a shambles? Who cares when she last changed her clothes? If an eighty-two-year-old widow wants to live on junk food, pills, and cigarettes,...
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When Rabbit Howls

Truddi Chase
Format: Book

When Truddi Chase began therapy she was already building a successful career, a marriage, and a family. But what she was seeking most were explanations for her extreme anxiety, mood swings, and periodic blackouts. What finally emerged from the four-year sessions was terrifying: Truddi Chase’s...
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High Price: A Neuroscientist's Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society

Carl Hart · Harper
Format: Hardcover

High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies his scientific training to help save real lives. Young Carl didn't see the value...
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The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Daniel J. Siegel · Delacorte Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERYour toddler throws a tantrum in the middle of a store. Your preschooler refuses to get dressed. Your fifth-grader sulks on the bench instead of playing on the field. Do children conspire to make their parents lives endlessly challenging? No—its just their developing...
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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016"Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despairhas a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottledsilver." This Close to Happy -- Merkin's rare, vividly personalaccount...
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Not Without My Sister: The True Story of Three Girls Violated and Betrayed by Those They Trusted

Celeste Jones · HarperElement
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed them of their childhood. It reveals three lives, separate but entwined, that have experienced unspeakable horror, unrelenting loyalty and unforgettable courage.From...
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Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

John A Bargh · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Dr. John Bargh, the world's leading expert on the unconscious mind, presents a groundbreaking book, twenty years in the making, which gives us an entirely new understanding of the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior.For more than three decades, Dr. John...
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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

A. O. Scott · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than everFew could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better Living Through Criticism is that we are, in fact, all critics: because critical thinking informs almost every aspect...
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A Fierce Discontent : The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870-1920

Michael E McGerr · Free Press
Pages: 395
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping new history of one of America's most, exciting eras - a time of unprecedented wealth, wrenching social conflict, and titanic political battles.
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Comfortably Numb: How Psychiatry Is Medicating a Nation

Charles Barber · Pantheon; 1 edition
Format: Book

Public perceptions of mental health issues have changed dramatically over the last fifteen years, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the rampant overmedication of ordinary Americans. In 2006, 227 million antidepressant prescriptions were dispensed in the United States, more than...
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It's Hard Not to Hate You: A Memoir

Valerie Frankel · St. Martin's Press
Format: Print book

3.5 out of 4 Stars! "On a touching and hilarious journey, Frankel learns that overt positivity isn't the answer. Instead, owning her toxic emotions actually makes her life better. In a breezy 242 pages, she turns The Secret on its head."--Rennie Dyball, PEOPLE magazine"A...
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Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep

Colleen E. Carney PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Do you find yourself lying awake at night, ruminating about the events of the day? Do you toss and turn, worrying about what you have to do in the morning or what you did earlier in the day? If so, you are not alone. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder faced by the general...
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