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The Wonder of Girls : Understanding the Hidden Nature of Our Daughters

Michael Gurian · Atria
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Michael Gurian, whose national bestseller The Wonder of Boys presented a radical and enlightening view of parenting sons, now offers a groundbreaking approach to raising daughters. In The Wonder of Girls, Gurian, himself the father of two girls, provides crucial information for fully understanding...
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The Upside of Stress: Why Stress Is Good for You, and How to Get Good at It

Kelly McGonigal · Avery; Second edition
Format: Hardcover

The author of The Willpower Instinct delivers a controversial and groundbreaking new book that overturns long-held beliefs about stress. More than forty-four percent of Americans admit to losing sleep over stress. And while most of us do everything we can to reduce it, Stanford psychologist...
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Stronger Than BPD: The Girl's Guide to Taking Control of Intense Emotions, Drama, and Chaos Using DBT

Debbie Corso B.Sc. · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

You are strong! No matter what anyone says, you can heal the symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD) . In this unique guide, influential BPD advocate and blogger Debbie Corso offers an easy-to-use primer on dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) , as well as powerful peer-to-peer...
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Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America

Robert Whitaker · Crown; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In this astonishing and startling book, award-winning science and history writer Robert Whitaker investigates a medical mystery: Why has the number of disabled mentally ill in the United States tripled over the past two decades? Every day, 1,100 adults and children are added to the government...
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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris

Steven Levingston · Doubleday Books
Pages: 333
Format: Hardcover

A delicious account of a murder most gallic - think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon - whose lurid combination of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling - and so wonderfully French - story of a gruesome...
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison · Three Rivers Press; Reprint edition
Pages: 302
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ldquoAs sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could findrdquo mdashfrom the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young John Robison longed to connect with other people but by the time he was a teenager his odd habitsmdashan...
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Life's a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me About Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation, and Success

Chris Matthews · Random House; 1 edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Chris Matthews is like no other TV interviewer. Life’s a Campaign is like no other book on success. Famous for demanding the truth from his Hardball guests, Chris Matthews now reveals what the people running this country rarely confess: the secrets of how they got to the top. Here...
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The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us

James W. Pennebaker · Bloomsbury Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

We spend our lives communicating. In the last fifty years, weve zoomed through radically different forms of communication, from typewriters to tablet computers, text messages to tweets. We generate more and more words with each passing day. Hiding in that deluge of language are amazing...
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The Soloist

Steve Lopez · Berkley
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestselling, "unforgettable tale of hope, heart and humanity" (People) The true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of Nathanial Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles' Skid...
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Cinderella Ate My Daughter

Peggy Orenstein · Harper; First Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of the groundbreaking bestseller Schoolgirls reveals the dark side of pink and pretty the rise of the girlie-girl she warns is not that innocent Pink and pretty or predatory and hardened sexualized girlhood influences our daughters from infancy onward telling them...
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Absence of Mind: The Dispelling of Inwardness from the Modern Myth of the Self

Marilynne Robinson · Yale University Press; Second printing edition
Format: Hardcover

In this ambitious book, acclaimed writer Marilynne Robinson applies her astute intellect to some of the most vexing topics in the history of human thought—science, religion, and consciousness. Crafted with the same care and insight as her award-winning novels, Absence of Mind challenges...
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American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath

Carl Rollyson · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

On the fiftieth anniversary of her death, a startling new vision of Plath--the first to draw from the recently-opened Ted Hughes archiveThe life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of myth. Educated at Smith, she had an epically conflict-filled relationship with her mother,...
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Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Enrico Gnaulati PhD · Beacon Press
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American children and youth assigned a mental health diagnosis....
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