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The Introvert's Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World

Sophia Dembling · Perigee Trade
Format: Book

For anyone who loved Susan Cains Quiet, comes this practical manifesto sharing the joys of introversionThis clever and pithy book challenges introverts to take ownership of their personalities...with quiet strength. Sophia Dembling asserts that the introverts lifestyle is not wrong or lacking,...
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My Formerly Hot Life

Stephanie Dolgoff · Ballantine Books
Format: Book

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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 Origin of Others

TONI MORRISON · Harvard University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...
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What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets

Michael J. Sandel · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite...
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If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder: An Essential Resource for Parents

B. Timothy Walsh · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

This is an authoritative guide to understanding and helping a teenager with anorexia nervosa or bulimia nervosa. It is designed for parents of teens who have recently been diagnosed with an eating disorder, or who are at risk of developing one, and for other adults, such as teachers and guidance...
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Life's a Campaign: What Politics Has Taught Me About Friendship, Rivalry, Reputation, and Success

Chris Matthews · Random House; 1 edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Chris Matthews is like no other TV interviewer. Life’s a Campaign is like no other book on success. Famous for demanding the truth from his Hardball guests, Chris Matthews now reveals what the people running this country rarely confess: the secrets of how they got to the top. Here...
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Friedrich Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography

Julian Young · Cambridge University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Ranging across the events of Nietzsche's life, Julian Young combines biography with a detailed description of his philosophy. The book will delight the general reader who knows little about Nietzsche's ideas. The specialist will learn where Young stands in relation to the voluminous...
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Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life

Winifred Gallagher · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Book

A revolutionary look at how what we pay attention to determines how we experience life Acclaimed behavioral science writer Winifred Gallagher's Rapt makes the radical argument that much of the quality of your life depends not on fame or fortune, beauty or brains, fate or coincidence,...
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The Other Side of Normal: How Biology Is Providing the Clues to Unlock the Secrets of Normal and Abnormal Behavior

Jordan W Smoller · William Morrow
Pages: 390
Format: Paperback

In this enthralling work of popular science, respected Harvard psychiatrist Jordan Smoller addresses one of humankind's most enduring and perplexing questions: What does it mean to be "normal?" In The Other Side of Normal, Smoller explores the biological component of normalcy,...
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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

HECTOR GARCIA · Penguin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai - the happiness of always being busy - as revealed by the daily habits of the world's longest-living people "Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years." - Japanese proverb According...
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The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things: Crime, Drugs, Minorities, Teen Moms, Killer Kids, Mutant Microbes, Plane Crashes, Road Rage, & So Much More

Barry Glassner · Basic Books; Revised Edition edition
Format: Paperback

In the age of 9/11, the Iraq War, financial collapse, and Amber Alerts, our society is defined by fear. So it’s not surprising that three out of four Americans say they feel more fearful today then they did twenty years ago. But are we living in exceptionally dangerous times?...
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The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery

Sarah Lewis · Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback

It is one of the enduring enigmas of the human experience: many of our most iconic, creative endeavors—from Nobel Prize–winning discoveries to entrepreneurial inventions and works in the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts. The gift...
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