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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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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

David Epstein - Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Range is an urgent and important book, an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares about improving performance." - Daniel H. Pink

What's the most effective path to success in any domain? It's not what you think.

Plenty of experts...
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The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison - Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

"An astounding triumph . . . Profound . . . Achingly wise . . . A recovery memoir like no other." --Entertainment Weekly (A)
"Riveting . . . Beautifully told." --Boston Globe
"An honest and important book . . . Vivid writing and required...
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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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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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Noise: A Flaw in Human Judgment

Daniel Kahneman - Little, Brown Spark
Format: Hardcover

Imagine that two doctors in the same city give different diagnoses to identical patients - or that two judges in the same courthouse give different sentences to people who have committed the same crime. Suppose that different food inspectors give different ratings to indistinguishable restaurants...
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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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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Brené Brown - Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step...
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What Do You Say?: How to Talk with Kids to Build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, and a Happy Home

Ned Johnson - Viking
Format: Hardcover

If you're a parent, you've had a moment--maybe many of them--when you've thought, "How did that conversation go so badly?" At some point after the sixth grade, the same kid who asked "why" non-stop at age four suddenly stops talking to you. And the conversations...
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Doll Hair: For Girls Who Love to Style Their Dolls' Hair!

Emily Osborn - ?American Girl Publishing
Format: Paperback

Does she love to play with her doll's hair, creating fun styles to fit the occasion? Now she can treat her doll to a salon style without leaving the bedroom! Follow the expert tips from the stylists at American Girl and use the included hairbrush or sparkly hair pick to keep her doll...
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