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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility

In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost...
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Philosophers: Their Lives and Works

Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this book brings together more than 100 illustrated biographies of the world's great philosophers.

Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, the biographies trace the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries...
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The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book: Reading Clues at the Crime Scene, Crime Lab and in Court

Patricia L Barnes-Svarney · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Covering the fundamentals, science, history, and analysis of clues, The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book: Reading Clues at the Crime Scene, Crime Lab and in Court provides detailed information on crime scene investigations, techniques, laboratory finding, the latest research, and controversies....
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The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

Ben Sasse · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover


In an era of safe spaces, trigger warnings, and an unprecedented election, the country's youth are in crisis. Senator Ben Sasse warns the nation about the existential threat to America's future.

Raised by well-meaning but overprotective...

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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,...
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Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

DK. · DK
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A compact, portable introduction to the history, concepts, and thinking behind philosophy laid out in DK's signature visual style--the ultimate guide to understanding philosophy on the go.

Take Descartes along on your day trip! This compact guide explores the history and concepts...
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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 MindBodyGreen

Depression 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...

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A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

Ayelet Waldman · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A revealing, courageous, fascinating, and funny account of the author's experiment with microdoses of LSD in an effort to treat a debilitating mood disorder, of her quest to understand a misunderstood drug, and of her search for a really good day.

When a small vial arrives in her mailbox...
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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Lori Gottlieb · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC!*An O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Nonfiction Book of 2019* *A People Magazine Book of the Week*
*An Apple Best Books Pick for April*
*An April IndieNext Pick*
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Successful Aging: A Neuroscientist Explores the Power and Potential of Our Lives

Daniel J Levitin · Dutton
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Author of the iconic bestsellers This Is Your Brain on Music and The Organized Mind, Daniel Levitin turns his keen insights to what happens in our brains as we age, why we should think about health span, not life span, and, based on a rigorous analysis of neuroscientific evidence,...
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You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements

David McCullough Jr. · Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 316
Format: Print book

David mccullough, Jr.'s now iconic high school commencement address was a tonic for children, parents, and educators alike. With wit and a perspective earned from raising four children and teaching high school students for nearly thirty years, McCullough expands on his speech, shares...
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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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Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Peter D Kramer · Farrar
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Do antidepressants work, or are they glorified dummy pills? How can we tell? In "Ordinarily Well, " the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked...
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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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Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up

Marie Kondo · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, from the star of the hit Netflix series Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo has revolutionized homes - and lives - across the world....
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