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Accidental Brothers: The Story of Twins Exchanged at Birth and the Power of Nature and Nurture

NANCY SEGAL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of two sets of identical twins separated at birth and improbably reunited as adults, a dream case for exploring nature and nurture.Accidental Brothers tells the unique story of two sets of identical Colombian twin brothers who discovered at age 25 that they were mistakenly...
 
 
The Incurable Romantic: And Other Tales of Madness and Desire

Frank Tallis · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Writer and subject were rarely better matched. This is a brilliant, compelling book."--Ian McEwanIn The Incurable Romantic, Frank Tallis recounts the extraordinary stories of patients who are, quite literally, madly in love: a woman becomes utterly convinced that her dentist...
 
 
The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing

MERVE EMRE · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyondThe Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality...
 
 
The Practicing Stoic: A Philosophical User's Manual

Ward Farnsworth · David R Godine
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise....