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You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements

David McCullough Jr. · Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

David mccullough, Jr.'s now iconic high school commencement address was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech, shares...
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WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere

Gillian/ Nadel Jennifer Anderson · Atria Books
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Actress Gillian Anderson and journalist Jennifer Nadel, friends for more than a decade, have created the road map they wish they'd had for how to live a meaningful life.WE: A Manifesto for Women Everywhere is an uplifting, inspirational, and intensely practical manual for change, providing...
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He's Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son to Believe In Himself

Adam Price · Sterling
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Clinical psychologist Price offers one of the most significant books of the year in this new look at an old problem - the underperforming teenage boy ... Price's book brings an important voice to a much needed conversation." - Library Journal (Starred review) On the surface,...
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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...
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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom

John Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Compared with that of humans, the life of the marionette looks more like an enviable state of freedomIn his brilliantly enjoyable and freewheeling new book, John Gray draws together the religious, philosophic, and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom. We flatter...
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Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies

Ann Hulbert · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the widely praised Raising America--a compelling exploration of child genius told through the gripping stories of fifteen exceptionally gifted boys and girls, from a math wonder a century ago to young jazz and classical piano virtuosos today. A thought-provoking book...
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The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

ANNE GISLESON · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer Reading -- Louise Erdrich, New York TimesA memoir of friendship and literature chronicling a search for meaning and comfort in great books, and a beautiful path out of griefAnne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, had been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina,...
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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel J Siegel · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 378
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller. A scientist's exploration into the mysteries of the human mind. What is the mind? What is the experience of the self truly made of? How does the mind differ from the brain? Though the mind's contents -- its emotions, thoughts, and memories -- are often described,...
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David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell · Little
Pages: 305
Format: Print book

Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles...
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The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

Ben Sasse · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future.Raised by well-meaning but overprotective parents and coddled...
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Overcoming Opioid Addiction: The Authoritative Medical Guide for Patients, Families, Doctors, and Therapists

ADAM BISAGA · The Experiment
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

From a leading addiction expert, a desperately needed medical guide to understanding, treating, and finally defeating opioid use disorderNow more than ever, sufferers of opioid use disorder (OUD) need an authoritative guide. Brimming with expert advice and actionable tips from noted...
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