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The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation

Harold Schechter · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

2015 Edgar Award Nominee Beekman Place, once one of the most exclusive addresses in Manhattan, had a curious way of making it into the tabloids in the 1930s: "SKYSCRAPER SLAYER," "BEAUTY SLAIN IN BATHTUB" read the headlines. On Easter Sunday in 1937, the discovery of a grisly...
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X That Ex: Making a Clean Break When the Relationship is Over

Kristin Carmichael · Hunter House
Format: Print book

Hell no. Its over. I am done. Saying it to him felt so damned good. God knows he deserved it. Still deserves it. So why is it that only a few weeks later, I doubt if I can stand by what I said? X That Ex is the long-awaited answer for women who have left a bad relationship and dont want...
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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 and his failures...
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The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism

Kristin Dombek · FSG Originals
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

They're among us, but they are not like us. They manipulate, lie, cheat, and steal. They are irresistibly charming and accomplished, appearing to live in a radiance beyond what we are capable of. But narcissists are empty. No one knows exactly what everyone else is full of--some kind...
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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

Jen Waite · Plume
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

What do you do when you discover that the person you've built your life around never existed? When "it could never happen to me" does happen to you? These are the questions facing Jen Waite when she begins to realize that her loving husband - the father of her infant daughter,...
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What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know

Rachel Dempsey · NYU Press
Format: Hardcover

An essential resource for any working woman, What Works for Women at Work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation’s most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel...
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Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness

STEPHEN HINSHAW · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I've read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw's story, written beautifully, from the inside-out. It's a masterpiece."Parallel to An Unquiet...
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The Family Guide to Mental Health Care

Lloyd I. Sederer MD · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Expert advice from the medical director of the countrys largest state mental health system and the mental health editor of The Huffington Post. More than fifty million people a year are diagnosed with some form of mental illness. It spares no sex, race, age, ethnicity, or income level....
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Tuesday's Promise: One Veteran, One Dog, and Their Bold Quest to Change Lives

Luis Carlos Montalvan · Hachette Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Following the success of his New York Times bestseller, Until Tuesday, Iraq War veteran Luis Carlos Montalván takes to the road with his beloved Golden Retriever service dog, Tuesday, advocating for America's wounded warriors and for each other. Luis's first book sparked a national...
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The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

ANYA KAMENETZ · PublicAffairs
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"Blending scholarly evidence and the experiences of numerous families, The Art of Screen Time is a well-researched and reassuring guide to raising kids in a world where technology is everywhere." -danah boyd, author of It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked TeensFinally...
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Cravings: How I Conquered Food

Judy Collins · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A no-holds-barred account of folk legend Judy Collins's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution. Since childhood Judy Collins has had a tumultuous, fraught relationship with food. Her issues with overeating nearly claimed her career and her life....
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Lincoln's Tragic Pragmatism: Lincoln, Douglas, and Moral Conflict

John Burt · Belknap Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1858, challenger Abraham Lincoln debated incumbent Stephen Douglas seven times in the race for a U.S. Senate seat from Illinois. More was at stake than slavery in those debates. In Lincoln’s Tragic Pragmatism, John Burt contends that the very legitimacy of democratic governance...
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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

Siri Hustvedt · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

A compelling and radical collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology, and philosophy from prize-winning novelist Siri Hustvedt, the acclaimed author of The Blazing World and What I Loved.Siri Husvedt has always been fascinated by biology and how human perception works....
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Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White-Collar Criminal

Eugene Soltes · PublicAffairs
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Rarely does a week go by without a well-known executive being indicted for engaging in a white-collar crime. Perplexed as to what drives successful, wealthy people to risk it all, Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes took a remarkable journey deep into the minds of these white-collar...
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An Abbreviated Life: A Memoir

Ariel Leve · Harper
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A beautiful, startling, and candid memoir about growing up without boundaries, in which Ariel Leve recalls with candor and sensitivity the turbulent time she endured as the only child of an unstable poet for a mother and a beloved but largely absent father, and explores the consequences...
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