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The Twenty-Ninth Year

Hala Alyan · Mariner Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

In Islamic and Western tradition, age twenty-nine is a milestone, a year of transformation and upheaval. For Hala Alyan, this is a year in which the past - memories of family members, old friends and past lovers, the heat of another land, another language, a different faith - winds itself...
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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear · Avery
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller

Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies...
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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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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

Ronald Epstein · Scribner
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most - safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care - from the foremost expert in the field.

As a third-year Harvard...
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Lithium: A Doctor, a Drug, and a Breakthrough

Walter A. Brown · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The remarkable untold story of a miracle drug, the forgotten pioneer who discovered it, and the fight to bring lithium to the masses.

The DNA double helix, penicillin, the X-ray, insulin -- these are routinely cited as some of the most important medical discoveries of the twentieth...
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The Practice: Shipping Creative Work

Seth Godin · Portfolio
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Creative work doesn't come with a guarantee. But there is a pattern to who succeeds and who doesn't. And engaging in the consistent practice of its pursuit is the best way forward.Based on the breakthrough Akimbo workshop pioneered by legendary author Seth Godin, The Practice will...
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How to Be a Dictator: The Cult of Personality in the Twentieth Century

Frank Dikotter · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the Samuel Johnson Prize-winning author of Mao's Great Famine, a sweeping and timely study of twentieth-century dictators and the development of the modern cult of personality.

No dictator can rule through fear and violence alone. Naked power can be grabbed and held...

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Living with Bipolar Disorder: Strategies for Balance and Resilience

Lynn Hodges · Findhorn Press
Format: Paperback

From the initial diagnosis through recovery and transformation, this handbook offers positive, real-life solutions and support from one who not only suffers from the condition herself but has experienced it with her mother and her daughter. Her handy guide offers firsthand advice on how to lead...
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Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jeffrey S. Cramer · Counterpoint
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A thoughtfully researched, movingly presented dual-biography of two iconic American writers, each trying to find the ideal friend with whom they could share their journey through our imperfect world.

Any biography that concentrates on either Henry David Thoreau or Ralph Waldo Emerson...
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Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free

Wednesday Martin · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue, a bold, timely reconsideration of female infidelity that will upend everything you thought you knew about women and sex.

What do straight, married female revelers at an all-women's sex club in LA have...
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