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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

Jo Marchant · Crown Publishers
Pages: 300
Format: Print book

A New York Times BestsellerA rigorous, skeptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's surprising ability to heal the bodyHave you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? Salivated at the sight (or thought) of a sour lemon? Felt turned...
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Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants: An Introduction to Ethics
Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants: An Introduction to Ethics

Ruwen Ogien · Columbia University Press
Format: Hardcover

Human Kindness and the Smell of Warm Croissants makes philosophy fun, tactile, and popular. Moral thinking is simple, Ruwen Ogien argues, and as inherent as the senses. In our daily experiences, in the situations we confront and in the scenes we witness, we develop an understanding of right...
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Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience
Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and...
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Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up
Head in the Cloud: Why Knowing Things Still Matters When Facts Are So Easy to Look Up

William Poundstone · Little
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who René Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map; don't know what Frank Lloyd Wright did for living; can't say how many calories are in a Big Mac or how many candles are on a menorah....
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Shadow Work: The Unpaid, Unseen Jobs That Fill Your Day
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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Thin from Within: The Powerful Self-Coaching Program for Permanent Weight Loss
Thin from Within: The Powerful Self-Coaching Program for Permanent Weight Loss

Joseph J. Luciani · AMACOM
Format: Print book

Tired of your weight swinging up and down? Do you find it difficult to stick to a diet? Youre not alone. Every day, millions of people battle temptation as they try to drop unwanted pounds. For those who succeed, a whopping 80 percent quickly pack the weight back on. Thin from Within delves...
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Untangled : guiding teenage girls through the seven transitions into adulthood
Untangled : guiding teenage girls through the seven transitions into adulthood

Lisa Damour · Ballantine Books
Pages: 326
Format: Audiobook

"NEW YORK TIMES "BESTSELLER Lisa Damour, Ph. D. , director of the internationally renowned Laurel School s Center for Research on Girls, pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter s erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, necessary, and natural....
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Mindware: Tools for Smart Thinking
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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The Voyeur's Motel
The Voyeur's Motel

Gay Talese · Grove Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller Thy Neighbor's Wife, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. "Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America," the letter began, "I feel I have...
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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Inquiry into Human Freedom
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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Beyond Schizophrenia: Living and Working with a Serious Mental Illness
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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Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders
Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders

Jean Gibran · Interlink Books
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Painter and poet, immigrant, rebel, global citizen, author of the beloved classic, The Prophet. Kahlil Gibran: Beyond Borders tells the inspiring saga of the artists life and creative vision Gibrans story is one of overcoming barriers faced by many immigrants at the turn of the twentieth...
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Women and Their Fathers
Women and Their Fathers

Victoria Secunda · Delacorte Press
Pages: 483
Format: Book

The author of When You and Your Mother Can't Be Friends examines the father-daughter relationship and how it influences a woman's feelings about men, sex, and commitment. National ad/promo. Tour.
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939
Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

A landmark biography that gives us an unprecedented understanding of the man who has become the personification of evil. Volker Ullrich draws on previously unseen papers and recent scholarly research to shed new light on the man behind the public persona: from Hitler's childhood and his failures...
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Freud: In His Time and Ours
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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