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Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness

Jessie Close · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings, including actress Glenn Close, spent many years in the Moral Re-Armament...
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The Art of War

Sunzi · Arcturus
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Sun Tzu's classic on military strategy and tactics was written in the 5th century BC, and comes to life for the 21st century in this stunning slip-cased edition. The Art of War case and hardcover book are both high-quality cloth over board, with embossed, gold-foil lettering, creating...
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The Activity Kit for Babies and Toddlers at Risk: How to Use Everyday Routines to Build Social and Communication Skills

Deborah Fein PhD · Guilford Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Parents have the power to help babies and toddlers at risk for developmental delays make important strides--but many are confused and intimidated as to how. In this easy-to-navigate guide, leading experts present more than 100 games and activities designed to strengthen vital communication...
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Obama on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

Dr. Justin A. Frank M.D. · Free Press
Format: Hardcover

Even though he’s three years into his term as President, many Americans feel like they don’t know the “real” Barack Obama. From the idealistic campaigner who seemed to share our dreams, and who promised to fulfill our lofty expectations, to pragmatic politician who has repeatedly...
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The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer's Family

Robert B. Santulli MD · Dartmouth
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

Alzheimer's disease is a growing public health crisis. According to the Alzheimer's Association, there are 5.4 million victims of this disease; by 2050, there will be close to 15 million people who suffer from this debilitating disorder of memory, thinking, personality, and functioning....
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Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind

Daniel Tammet · Free Press
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Owner of "the most remarkable mind on the planet," (according to Entertainment Weekly) Daniel Tammet captivated readers and won worldwide critical acclaim with the 2007 New York Times bestselling memoir, Born On A Blue Day, and its vivid depiction of a life with autistic savant...
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The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths about Who We Are

Matthew J Hertenstein · Basic Books
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

Every day we make predictions based on limited information, in business and at home. Will this company's stock performance continue? Will the job candidate I just interviewed be a good employee? What kind of adult will my child grow up to be? We tend to dismiss our predictive minds...
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On Politics: A History of Political Thought: From Herodotus to the Present

Alan Ryan · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Three decades in the making, one of the most ambitious and comprehensive histories of political philosophy in nearly a century. Both a history and an examination of human thought and behavior spanning three thousand years, On Politics thrillingly traces the origins of political philosophy...
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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter

Thomas Cahill · Anchor
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, his fourth volume to explore "the hinges of history," Thomas Cahill escorts the reader on another entertaining - and historically unassailable - journey through the landmarks of art and bloodshed that defined Greek culture nearly three millennia ago.In...
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A Balanced Life: Nine Strategies for Coping with the Mental Health Problems of a Loved One

Tom Smith · Hazelden
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

The ultimate goal of those with a mental disorder and the people who love them is balance: emotional, mental, spiritual, and behavioral. Yet, living with and responding to a mentally ill person often leads to the chaos of a relationship where the rules change, the dynamics are volatile,...
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When a Family Member Has OCD: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Skills to Help Families Affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Jon Hershfield MFT · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

When someone has obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), it can affect the entire family. This book is an essential guide to help family members cope with their loved one's compulsive behaviors, obsessions, and constant need for reassurance. If your loved one has OCD, you may be unsure of how to express...
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The Rise and Fall of Classical Greece

Josiah Ober · Princeton University Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly healthy Greeks lived in remarkably big houses...
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The Revolution: A Manifesto

Ron Paul · Grand Central
Pages: 173
Format: Print book

This Much Is True: You Have Been Lied To. The government is expanding. Taxes are increasing. More senseless wars are being planned. Inflation is ballooning. Our basic freedoms are disappearing. The Founding Fathers didn't want any of this. In fact, they said so quite clearly in the Constitution...
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Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon

Barbara Cassin · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

This is an encyclopedic dictionary of close to 400 important philosophical, literary, and political terms and concepts that defy easy--or any--translation from one language and culture to another. Drawn from more than a dozen languages, terms such as Dasein German, pravda Russian, saudade...
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