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But maybe we're wrong : thinking about the present as if it were the past.
But maybe we're wrong : thinking about the present as if it were the past.

Charles Klosterman · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

"But What If We re Wrong? " visualizes the contemporary world as it will appear to those who'll perceive it as the distant past. Chuck Klosterman asks questions that are profound in their simplicity: How certain are we about our understanding of gravity? How certain are we about...
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Risk/Reward: Why Intelligent Leaps and Daring Choices Are the Best Career Moves You Can Make
Risk/Reward: Why Intelligent Leaps and Daring Choices Are the Best Career Moves You Can Make

Anne Kreamer · Random House
Format: Hardcover

A persuasive and eye-opening look at the importance of embracing risk in our working lives - and how to use it to achieve lifelong career success Some of us relish the chance to fly without a net, others . . . not so much. But no matter how adventurous we might be in our personal lives,...
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How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery
How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery

Kevin Ashton · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity's greatest...
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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.
Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian · Twelve
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth
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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The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness
The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness

Liza Long · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was What if my son does that someday She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy which the Boise State University online journal published as I Am Adam Lanzas Mother...
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Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis
Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

Catrine Clay · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A sensational, eye-opening account of Emma Jung's complex marriage to Carl Gustav Jung and the hitherto unknown role she played in the early years of the psychoanalytic movement.Clever and ambitious, Emma Jung yearned to study the natural sciences at the University of Zurich. But the strict...
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Salem Health: Psychology and Mental Health, Fourth Edition: 5 Volume Set - Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access
Salem Health: Psychology and Mental Health, Fourth Edition: 5 Volume Set - Print Purchase Includes Free Online Access

Salem Press · Salem Press
Pages: 2488
Format: Hardcover - Revised Ed.

Includes Online Database with Print Purchase. This newly updated set covers not only the history of the field and the core aspects of behaviourism, cognitive psychology, and psychoanalytic psychology but also diagnoses, disorders, treatments, tests, notable people, and issues, including...
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Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human
Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human

Daniel J Siegel · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

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, the essence of mind is rarely,...
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At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

Sarah Bakewell · Other Press
Pages: 439
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of How to Live, a spirited account of one of the twentieth century's major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse....
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Wages of Rebellion
Wages of Rebellion

Chris Hedges · Nation Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Revolutions come in waves and cycles. We are again riding the crest of a revolutionary epic, much like 1848 or 1917, from the Arab Spring to movements against austerity in Greece to the Occupy movement. In Wages of Rebellion, Chris Hedges - who has chronicled the malaise and sickness of a society...
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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Naoki Higashida · Random House
Pages: 135
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid." - Jon Stewart, The Daily ShowNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNPR * The Wall Street Journal * Bloomberg Businessweek * BookishFINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER...
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Capture: A Theory of the Mind
Capture: A Theory of the Mind

David A. M.D. Kessler · Harper Wave
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Times bestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad...
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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character

Paul Tough · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 231
Format: Paperback

"Drop the flashcards - grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call." - People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success is the one about intelligence: success comes...
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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression
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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