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No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America

Ron Powers · Hachette Books
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

New York Times-bestselling author Ron Powers offers a searching, richly researched narrative of the social history of mental illness in America paired with the deeply personal story of his two sons' battles with schizophrenia. From the centuries of torture of "lunatiks" at Bedlam...
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The Girls of August

Anne Rivers Siddons · Grand Central Publishing; First Edition / First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation,...
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Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

Jason Boog · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 305
Format: Paperback

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children's book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids from birth up to age five.Every parent wants...
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Straight Talk, No Chaser: How to Find, Keep, and Understand a Man

Steve Harvey · Amistad; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"More relationship advice in this much anticipated follow-up to the #1 New York Times Bestseller and international sensation, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man"--
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Famine, Affluence, and Morality

Peter Singer · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

In 1972, the young philosopher Peter Singer published "Famine, Affluence and Morality," which rapidly became one of the most widely discussed essays in applied ethics. Through this article, Singer presents his view that we have the same moral obligations to those far away as we do to those...
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Seiobo There Below

L?szl? Krasznahorkai · New Directions
Format: Book

From the winner of the 2015 Man Booker International PrizeThe latest novel from “the contemporary Hungarian master of the apocalypse” (Susan Sontag) Seiobo ― a Japanese goddess ― has a peach tree in her garden that blossoms once every three thousand years: its fruit...
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He's Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son to Believe In Himself

Adam Price · Sterling
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Clinical psychologist Price offers one of the most significant books of the year in this new look at an old problem - the underperforming teenage boy ... Price's book brings an important voice to a much needed conversation." - Library Journal (Starred review) On the surface,...
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The Four Tendencies: The Surprising Truth About the Hidden Personality Types That Drive Everything We Do

Gretchen Rubin · Harmony
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life. During her multibook investigation into understanding...
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In a Perfect World: A Novel

Laura Kasischke · Harper Perennial
Pages: 14
Format: Paperback

In a Perfect World is critically acclaimed writer Laura Kasischke's new novel of marriage, motherhood, and the choices we make when we have no choices left. Kasischke, the author of The Life Before Her Eyes, tells the story of Jiselle, a young flight attendant who's just settled...
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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

Daniel J. Levitin · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details.The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we're expected to make more - and faster...
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The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

Bandy X Lee · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The consensus view of two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists that Trump is dangerously mentally ill and that he presents a clear and present danger to the nation and our own mental health.This is not normal.Since the start of Donald Trump's presidential run, one question has quietly...
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The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

David J Morris · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of The Emperor of All Maladies and The Noonday Demon, a moving, eye-opening exploration of PTSD
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The Soloist

Steve Lopez · Berkley
Pages: 289
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestselling, "unforgettable tale of hope, heart and humanity" (People) The true story of journalist Steve Lopez's discovery of Nathanial Ayers, a former classical bass student at Julliard, playing his heart out on a two-string violin on Los Angeles' Skid...
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America the Philosophical

Carlin Romano · Knopf
Pages: 672
Format: Book

A bold, insightful book that rejects the myth of America the Unphilosophical, arguing that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace of truth and argument that far surpasses ancient Greece or any other place one can name....
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