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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...
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What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

David Wood · Little
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From Pulitzer Prize-­winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its prevalence among troops. In this groundbreaking new book,...
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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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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...
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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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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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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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From Tweens to Teens: The Parents' Guide to Preparing Girls for Adolescence

Maria Clark Fleshood · Familius
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

All parents want their daughters to become confident, happy, self-­sufficient women, but the turbulent years of early adolescence can be difficult to navigate. From Tweens to Teens invites parents to rethink how they prepare their daughters to face these difficult developmental years.

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Rest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

Alex Soojung-Kim Pang · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Overwork is the new normal. Rest is something to do when the important things are done - but they are never done. Looking at different forms of rest, from sleep to vacation, Silicon Valley futurist and business consultant Alex Soojung-Kim Pang dispels the myth that the harder we work the better...
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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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Are Racists Crazy?: How Prejudice, Racism, and Antisemitism Became Markers of Insanity

Sander L Gilman · New York University Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In 2012, an interdisciplinary team of scientists at the University of Oxford reported that - based on their clinical experiment - the beta-blocker drug, Propranolol, could reduce implicit racial bias among its users. Shortly after the experiment, an article in Time Magazine cited the study,...
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What Philosophy Can Do

Gary Gutting · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A leading American philosopher brings the tools of his trade to contentious contemporary debates.How can we have meaningful debates with political opponents? How can we distinguish reliable science from over-hyped media reports? How can we talk sensibly about God?In What Philosophy Can Do, Gary...
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Art as Therapy

Alain Botton · Phaidon
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Two authorities on popular culture reveal the ways in which art can enhance mood and enrich lives - now available in paperbackThis passionate, thought-provoking, often funny, and always-accessible book proposes a new way of looking at art, suggesting that it can be useful, relevant, and therapeutic....
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While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Young Man's Descent into Madness

Eli Sanders · Viking
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

"Binged Making a Murderer? Try . . . [this] riveting portrait of a tragic, preventable crime." - Entertainment Weekly

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter's gripping account of one young man's path to murder - and a wake-up call for mental health care...
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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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