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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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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing · Picador, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A dazzling work of biography, memoir, and cultural criticism on the subject of loneliness, told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo SpringWhat does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being?...
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Stephen King and Philosophy

Jacob M. Held · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Haunting us with such unforgettable stories as The Shining, Shawshank Redemption, Salem's Lot, Carrie, The Green Mile, and Pet Semetary, Stephen King has been an anchor of American horror, science fiction, psychological thrillers, and suspense for over forty years. His characters have...
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On Being Human: Why Mind Matters

Jerome Kagan · Yale University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this thought-provoking book, psychologist Jerome Kagan urges readers to sally forth from their usual comfort zones. He ponders a series of important nodes of debate while challenging us to examine what we know and why we know it. Most critically he presents an elegant argument for functions...
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True Crime Addict: How I Lost Myself in the Mysterious Disappearance of Maura Murray

James Renner · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

When an eleven year old James Renner fell in love with Amy Mihaljevic, the missing girl seen on posters all over his neighborhood, it was the beginning of a lifelong obsession with true crime. That obsession leads James to a successful career as an investigative journalist. It also gave...
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The Voices Within: The History and Science of How We Talk to Ourselves

Charles Fernyhough · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

At the moment you caught sight of this book, what were you thinking? Was your thought a stream of sensations? Or was it a voice in your head? Did you ask yourself, "I wonder what that's about?" Did you answer? And what does it mean if you did?When someone says they hear voices...
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The Tao of Bill Murray: Real-Life Stories of Joy, Enlightenment, and Party Crashing

Gavin Edwards · Random House
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

This collection of the most epic, hilarious, and strange Bill Murray stories from the past four decades spotlights the star's extraordinary ability to infuse the everyday with surprise, absurdity, and wonder.No one will ever believe you.New York Times bestselling author Gavin Edwards, like...
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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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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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Untitled on Becoming a Grandmother

Lesley Stahl · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From one of the country s most recognizable journalists: How becoming a grandmother transforms a woman s life. After four decades as a reporter, Lesley Stahl s most vivid and transformative experience of her life was not covering the White House, interviewing heads of state, or researching...
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Game of Thrones Psychology: The Mind is Dark and Full of Terrors

Travis Langley · Sterling
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Insight is coming!This thought-provoking anthology offers a close examination of the psychology behind the intricate narrative and compelling characters in author George R.R. Martin's bestselling work, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the the popular HBO TV series based upon his books, Game...
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Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff

Alison Stewart · Chicago Review
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Junk has become ubiquitous in America today. Who doesn't have a basement, attic, closet, or storage unit filled with stuff too good to throw away? Or, more accurately, stuff you think is too good to throw away. When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late...
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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 Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End

Katie Roiphe · The Dial Press, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From one of our most perceptive and provocative voices comes a deeply researched account of the last days of Susan Sontag, Sigmund Freud, John Updike, Dylan Thomas, and Maurice Sendak - an arresting and wholly original meditation on mortality. In The Violet Hour, Katie Roiphe takes an unexpected...
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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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