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Behind Every Great Man: The Forgotten Women Behind the World's Famous and Infamous

Marlene Wagman-Geller · Sourcebooks Inc
Format: Paperback

Who Said Men Get to Monopolize the Glory? Discover the Little Known Women Who Have Put the World's Alpha Males on the Map.From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Yet standing just outside the spotlight are the extraordinary, and overlooked, wives and companions...
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A Gay and Melancholy Sound

Merle Miller · AmazonEncore
Format: Paperback

The first book in nationally renowned librarian Nancy Pearl’s new Book Lust Rediscoveries series, this lost literary classic is available for the first time in decades. As funny and entertaining as it is captivating and heartrending, A Gay and Melancholy Sound is a shattering depiction...
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The Autism Answer Book: More Than 300 of the Top Questions Parents Ask

William Stillman · Sourcebooks; 1 edition
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

It is currently estimated that in kids are affected by autism-and that number is increasing at an alarming rateIn a time when parents are overwhelmed with confusing and often conflicting information The Autism Answer Book provides them clear and confident counsel by providing straightforward...
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The Secret Life of Your Cat: Unlock the Mysteries of Your Pet's Behavior

Vicky Halls · Firefly Books; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive illustrated book that reveals why cats behave the way they do. The Secret Life of Your Cat uncovers the biology and physiology behind the uniquely feline approach to life and, in particular, how cats have adapted to living with humans. The book examines the cat inside out,...
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Overcoming Mobbing: A Recovery Guide for Workplace Aggression and Bullying

Maureen Duffy · New York : Oxford Un. Pr., 2014
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Research shows that as many as 37% of American workers have experienced workplace abuse at some time in their working lives. Mobbing, a form of abuse in which individuals, groups, or organizations target a single person for ridicule, humiliation, and removal from the workplace, can lead...
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Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less -and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

Scott Sonenshein · HarperBusiness
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness.

We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional...

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Get a Clue!: A Parents' Guide to Understanding and Communicating With Your Preteen

Ellen Rosenberg · An Owl Book
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

This practical companion to Reviving Ophelia and Real Boys shares the concerns of preteens in their own words and advises parents how to approach them confidently and effectively.Many parents may not want to know that their eight- to fourteen-year-olds are already facing serious issues...
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The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Stephen Greenblatt · W.W. Norton
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction
Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-Fiction

One of the world's most celebrated scholars, Stephen Greenblatt has crafted both an innovative work of history and a thrilling story of discovery, in which one manuscript,...
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Ph.D. Barry M. Prizant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world's leading experts, who portrays autism as a unique way of being human - this is "required reading....Breathtakingly simple and profoundly positive" (Chicago Tribune) .

Autism therapy typically focuses on ridding...
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Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior

Jonah Berger · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling author of Contagious explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make - from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat - in this fascinating and groundbreaking work.

If you're like most people, you think...
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The Good Parenting Food Guide: Managing What Children Eat Without Making Food a Problem

Jane Ogden · Wiley Blackwell
Pages: 230
Format: Paperback

"The Good Parenting Food Guide" offers straightforward advice for how to encourage children to develop a healthy, unproblematic approach to eating. Explores key aspects of children's eating behavior, including how children learn to like food, the role of food in their life...
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Wait: The Art and Science of Delay

Frank Partnoy · PublicAffairs
Pages: 290
Format: Paperback

What do these scenarios have in common: a professional tennis player returning a serve, a woman evaluating a first date across the table, a naval officer assessing a threat to his ship, and a comedian about to reveal a punch line?In this counterintuitive and insightful work, author Frank...
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The New Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain: A Course in Enhancing Creativity and Artistic Confidence

Betty Edwards · Tarcher; Rev Exp edition
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

When Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain was first published in 1979, it hit the New York Times bestseller list within two weeks and stayed there for more than a year. In 1989, when Dr. Betty Edwards revised the book, it went straight to the Times list again. Now Dr. Edwards celebrates...
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