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The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time

Maria Konnikova · Viking
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"It's a startling and disconcerting read that should make you think twice every time a friend of a friend offers you the opportunity of a lifetime." - Erik Larson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake and bestselling author of Devil in the White CityThink you can't...
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A Fierce Discontent : The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, 1870-1920

Michael E McGerr · Free Press
Pages: 395
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping new history of one of America's most, exciting eras - a time of unprecedented wealth, wrenching social conflict, and titanic political battles.
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Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism

NAOKI HIGASHIDA · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the bestselling The Reason I Jump, an extraordinary self-portrait of life as a young adult with autism Naoki Higashida was only thirteen when he wrote The Reason I Jump, a revelatory account of autism from the inside by a nonverbal Japanese child, which became an international...
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Life Gets Better: The Unexpected Pleasures of Growing Older

Wendy Lustbader · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of Whats Worth Knowing reveals the truth about aging Old age often offers a richer better and more self-assured life than youth From our earliest lives we are told that our youth will be the best time of our lives-that the energy and vitality of youth are the most...
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The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance Into a Hopeful Future

Joselin Linder · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicineWhen Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses, doctors...
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You Need Help!: A Step-by-Step Plan to Convince a Loved One to Get Counseling

Mark S. Komrad · Hazelden
Format: Print book

Just about everyone knows a relative, friend, or coworker who is exhibiting signs of emotional or behavioral turmoil. Yet figuring out how to reach out to that person can feel insurmountable. We know it is the right thing to do, yet many of us hesitate to take action out of fear of conflict,...
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The Mind Club: Who Thinks, What Feels, and Why It Matters

Daniel M Wegner · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From dogs to gods, the science of understanding mysterious minds - including your own. Nothing seems more real than the minds of other people. When you consider what your boss is thinking or whether your spouse is happy, you are admitting them into the "mind club." It's easy...
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The inkblots : Hermann Rorschach, his iconic test, and the power of seeing

Damion Searls · Crown
Pages: 405

"In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind: a set of ten carefully designed inkblots. For years, he had grappled with the theories of Freud and Jung while also absorbing the aesthetic movements of the day,...
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The Sociopath Next Door

Martha Stout · Harmony
Pages: 241
Format: Paperback

Who is the devil you know? Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?Your sadistic high school gym teacher?Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?In the pages of The Sociopath Next Door, you will realize that your ex was not just...
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Public Enemies: Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World

Michel Houellebecq · Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

The international publishing sensation is now available in the United States—two brilliant, controversial authors confront each other and their enemies in an unforgettable exchange of letters. In one corner, Bernard-Henri Lévy, creator of the classic Barbarism with a Human...
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Helping Your Anxious Teen: Positive Parenting Strategies to Help Your Teen Beat Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

Sheila Achar Josephs PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiety and how to apply specific skills to support your teen....
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Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

Dana Suskind · Dutton
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important - and astoundingly simple - thing you can do for your child's future success in life is to talk to him or her, reveals the recent science behind this truth, and outlines...
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The Sensational Past: How the Enlightenment Changed the Way We Use Our Senses

Carolyn Purnell · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch -- as they were celebrated during the Enlightenment and as they are perceived today.Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano made of live cats? Using tobacco to cure drowning? Wearing "flea"-colored clothes? These actions may seem...
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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