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I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel

David Shields - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

"An impassioned, funny, probing, fiercely inconclusive, nearly-to-the-death debate, about life and art-cocktails included. Caleb Powell always wanted to become an artist, but he overcommitted to life (he's a stay-at-home dad to three young girls) . David Shields always wanted...
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But maybe we're wrong : thinking about the present as if it were the past.

Charles Klosterman - Blue Rider Press
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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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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A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life

Ayelet Waldman - Alfred A Knopf
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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You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements

David McCullough Jr. - Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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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Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays

Leslie Jamison - Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

From the "astounding" (Entertainment Weekly) , "spectacularly evocative" (The Atlantic) , and "brilliant" (Los Angeles Times) author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams...
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The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

Daniel J. Siegel - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

What's the one thing a parent can do to make the most difference in the long run? The research is clear: Show up! Now the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood. One of the very best scientific...
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Simply Psychology

DK - DK
Format: Hardcover

Grasping complex psychological ideas has never been easier.Transforming complicated ideas into easy-to-understand graphics supported by accessible text, Simply Psychology is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short on time but hungry for knowledge.Covering the key psychological...
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Simply Philosophy

DK - DK
Format: Hardcover

Understanding philosophy has never been easier.Combining bold, elegant graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Philosophy is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge. Artfully simple, it covers more than 90 key philosophical...
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The End Is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments, from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

Dan Carlin - Harper
Format: Hardcover

The creator of the wildly popular award-winning podcast Hardcore History looks at some of the apocalyptic moments from the past as a way to frame the challenges of the future.Do tough times create tougher people? Can humanity handle the power of its weapons without destroying itself? Will...
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