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The Known, the Secret, the Forgotten: A Memoir

Joan Wheelis - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

Crafted from slivers of reminiscence and reflection, Joan Wheelis's beautifully written memoir explores the intricacies of attachment and the perils of love and inevitable loss.We glimpse the author's childhood in San Francisco and her relationship with her distinguished psychoanalyst parents...
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Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality

Christopher Ryan - Harper; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science--as well as religious and cultural institutions--has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's...
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Emotional Inheritance: A Therapist, Her Patients, and the Legacy of Trauma

Galit Atlas - Little, Brown Spark
Format: Hardcover

The people we love and those who raised us live inside us; we experience their emotional pain, we dream their memories, and these things shape our lives in ways we don't always recognize. Emotional Inheritance is about family secrets that keep us from living to our full potential, create...
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Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization

John J. Ratey - Little, Brown
Format: Hardcover

The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In GO WILD, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies...
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Fixed.: How to Perfect the Fine Art of Problem Solving

Amy E Herman - Harper Wave
Format: Hardcover

An art historian and lawyer who uses works of art to teach us how to hone our perceptions and visual intelligence, presents a paradigm-shattering twist on problem solving that helps us find solutions to the problems we face every day. As technology has become essential to our daily lives,...
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Mind Over Mind: The Surprising Power of Expectations

Chris Berdik - Current Hardcover
Format: Print book

“Our brains can’t help but look forward. We spend very little of our mental lives completely in the here and now. Indeed, the power of expectations is so pervasive that we may notice only when somebody pulls back the curtain to reveal a few of the cogs and levers responsible...
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Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life

Rory Sutherland - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

The legendary advertising guru - Ogilvy UK's vice chairman - and star of three massively popular TED Talks, blends the science of human behavior with his vast experience in the art of persuasion in this incomparable book that decodes successful branding and marketing in the vein of Freakonomics,...
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The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance

Polly Young-Eisendrath - Little, Brown
Format: Print book

Kids today are depressed and anxious. They also seem to feel entitled to every advantage and unwilling to make the leap into adulthood. As Polly Young-Eisendrath makes clear in this brilliant account of where a generation has gone astray, parents trying to make their children feel special...
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Social Skills for Kids: From Making Friends and Problem-Solving to Self-Control and Communication, 150 Activities to Help Your Child Develop Essential Social Skills

Keri K. Powers - Adams Media
Format: Paperback

From taking turns to making eye contact to staying engaged during conversations, developing appropriate social skills is an important factor for kids to be able to succeed in school and life in general. But how can you tell if your child is really making progress while you read the same...
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Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together

VAN JONES - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart - from the CNN host hailed as "a star of the 2016 campaign" (The New York Times) , now seen...
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