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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang · Basic Books
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

For most of us, overwork is the new normal and rest is an afterthought. In our busy lives, rest is defined as the absence of work: late-night TV binges, hours spent trawling the internet, something to do once we've finished everything else on our to-do lists. But dismissing rest stifles...
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What Love Is: And What It Could Be

Carrie Jenkins · Basic Books
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

What is love? Aside from being the title of many a popular love song, this is one of life's perennial questions. In What Love Is, philosopher Carrie Jenkins offers a bold new theory on the nature of romantic love that reconciles its humanistic and scientific components. Love can be a social...
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A Disease Called Childhood: Why ADHD Became an American Epidemic

Marilyn Wedge · Avery
Format: Kindle Edition

A surprising new look at the rise of ADHD in America, arguing for a better paradigm for diagnosing and treating our children In 1987, only 3 percent of American children were diagnosed with attention-deficithyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. By 2000, that number jumped to 7 percent,...
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Balancing Career and Family: Overcoming the Superwoman Syndrome : A National Seminars Publications Desktop Handbook

Marian Thomas · Natl Seminars Pubns
Pages: 102
Format: Paperback

Balancing Career and Family: Overcoming the Superwoman Syndrome : A National Seminars Publications Desktop Handbook (Lifestyle Series)
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Freud: In His Time and Ours

Elisabeth Roudinesco · Harvard University Press
Pages: 592
Format: Print book

Élisabeth Roudinesco offers a bold and modern reinterpretation of the iconic founder of psychoanalysis. Based on new archival sources, this is Freud's biography for the twenty-first century -- a critical appraisal, at once sympathetic and impartial, of a genius greatly admired and yet greatly...
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My Twin Vanished: Did Yours?

Brent H Babcock · Tate & Enterprises
Pages: 163
Format: Book

The deepest imprinting for the personality of a human develops in the womb. It is a little-known fact that one out of eight single births began as twins. Saddled with the loss of this ultimate relationship even before birth, tens of millions of Americans have gone in search of that relationship....
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The Language Animal: The Full Shape of the Human Linguistic Capacity

Charles Taylor · The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In seminal works ranging from Sources of the Self to A Secular Age, Charles Taylor has shown how we create possible ways of being, both as individuals and as a society. In his new book setting forth decades of thought, he demonstrates that language is at the center of this generative process.For...
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Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day

Craig Lambert · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

With the exception of sleep, humans spend more of their lifetimes on work than any other activity. It is central to our economy, society, and the family. It underpins our finances and our sense of meaning in life. Given the overriding importance of work, we need to recognize a profound...
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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

Jen Waite · Plume
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

What do you do when you discover that the person you've built your life around never existed? When "it could never happen to me" does happen to you? These are the questions facing Jen Waite when she begins to realize that her loving husband - the father of her infant daughter,...
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Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

Marie Kondo · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo's The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has revolutionized homes - and lives - across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks,...
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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

Susan Peirce Thompson · Hay House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail...
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A Mind of Your Own: What Women Can Do About Depression That Big Pharma Can't

Kelly M D Brogan · Harper Wave
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

Named one of the top health and wellness books for 2016 by MindBodyGreenDepression is not a disease. It is a symptom.Recent years have seen a shocking increase in antidepressant use the world over, with 1 in 4 women starting their day with medication. These drugs have steadily become the panacea...
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Beyond Schizophrenia: Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness

Marjorie L. Baldwin · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The experience of living and working with schizophrenia is often fraught with challenges and setbacks. This book is a comprehensive attempt to explain why, in spite of near-miraculous advances in medication and treatment, persons with mental illness fare worse than almost any other disadvantaged...
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Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking

Richard E Nisbett · Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"The most influential thinker, in my life, has been the psychologist Richard Nisbett. He basically gave me my view of the world." -Malcolm Gladwell, New York Times Book ReviewScientific and philosophical concepts can change the way we solve problems by helping us to think more...
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