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What I Told My Daughter: Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women

Nina Tassler · Atria Books
Pages: 269
Format: Print book

In What I Told My Daughter, entertainment executive Nina Tassler has brought together a powerful, diverse group of women - from Madeleine Albright to Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Dr. Susan Love to Whoopi Goldberg - to reflect on the best advice and counsel they have given their daughters either...
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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 reading." --Stephen...
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Strong As a Mother: How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and

Kate Rope · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

Expert, practical advice for complete mental and physical maternal healthKate Rope's Strong as a Mother is a practical and compassionate guide to preparing for a smooth start to motherhood. Everyone knows the secret to having "the Happiest Baby on the Block." This is your guide...
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River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope

Naomi Judd · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease. The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world...
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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016"Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despairhas a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottledsilver." This Close to Happy -- Merkin's rare, vividly personalaccount...
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Stand Tall Little Girl: Facing Up To Anorexia

Hope Virgo · Trigger Press
Pages: 145
Format: Paperback

'Whilst your anorexia seems like your best friend, she knows everything about you and is always there, she is also your worst enemy and not someone you want to know.' - Hope VirgoWe follow Hope's devastating struggle with anorexia. For four years, she managed to keep it hidden,...
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Guidebooks to Sin: The Blue Books of Storyville, New Orleans

Pamela D Arceneaux · The Historic New Orleans Collection,U.S.
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Between 1897 and 1917, a legal red-light district thrived at the edge of the French Quarter, helping establish the notorious reputation that adheres to New Orleans today. Though many scholars have written about Storyville, no thorough contemporary study of the blue books directories of the neighborhood's...
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Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbook

David E Newton · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 362
Format: Hardcover

Sex and Gender: A Reference Handbook is a single-volume book that introduces a variety of personal, social, political, and ethical issues of concern to every young adult in the United States today. Written in a style that is accessible and engaging for student readers and researchers, this...
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A.D.H.D. Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - and how its unchecked growth over half a century has made ADHD one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society.More...
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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T Parker · Workman
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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The Deepest Human Life: An Introduction to Philosophy for Everyone

Scott Samuelson · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

Sometimes it seems like you need a PhD just to open a book of philosophy. We leave philosophical matters to the philosophers in the same way that we leave science to scientists. Scott Samuelson thinks this is tragic, for our lives as well as for philosophy. In The Deepest Human Life he takes...
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam Alter · Penguin Press
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most mesmerizing and important books I've read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity." - Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling...
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Vaccination and Its Critics: A Documentary and Reference Guide

Lisa Rosner · Greenwood
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

This authoritative and unbiased narrative -- supported by 50 primary source documents -- follows the history of vaccination, highlighting essential medical achievements and ongoing controversies.* Provides readers with accurate, unbiased accounts of medical breakthroughs and critics* Examines...
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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

THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn 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 parents and coddled...
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Late-Life Love: A Memoir

SUSAN GUBAR · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Tender, unsparing, poignant. . . . [A] love story that braids together intimate self-revelation with a rich meditation on the literature of aging." -- Stephen GreenblattOn Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles...
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