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The Silent Passage

Gail Sheehy · Random House
Pages: 161
Format: Book

The best-selling author of Passages takes a probing look at menopause, discussing the disquieting approach the medical community takes to it and offering commentary by some of today's most notable post-menopausal women. 50,000 first printing. Tour.
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The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature

Steven Pinker · Viking Adult; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Steven Pinker analyses what words actually mean and how we use them, and he reveals what this can tell us about ourselves. He shows how we use space and motion as metaphors for more abstracted ideas, and uncovers the deeper structures of human thought that have been shaped by evolutionary...
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Reboot Your Brain: A Natural Approach to Fight Memory Loss, Dementia,

Gary Null · Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

As of 2013, there are 93 million people over the age of forty-seven living in America. They make up the largest group of aging people in our country’s history. Many of those individuals are overweight or obese, eat a poor diet, and experience a high-stress lifestyle, leading to a range...
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The Indigo Children Ten Years Later: What's Happening with the Indigo Teenagers!

Lee Carroll · Hay House
Format: Book

"The Indigo Children? Oh yeah . . . I know about them! Wasn't there a movie about that? They're those special kids who do psychic things and who have dark blue auras, right?"

If that's your take on the Indigos, then you really need to read this book....

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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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Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists

Susan Neiman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Susan Neiman is a moral philosopher committed to making the tools of her trade relevant to real life. In Moral Clarity, she shows how resurrecting a moral vocabulary—good and evil, heroism and nobility—can steer us clear of the dogmas of the right and the helpless pragmatism...
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In Search of Bill Clinton: A Psychological Biography

John D Gartner · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 466
Format: Print book

What makes Bill Clinton tick?William Jefferson Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States is undoubtedly the greatest American enigma of our age -- a dark horse that captured the White House, fell from grace and was resurrected as an elder statesman whose popularity rises and falls...
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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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Reclaiming Virtue: How We Can Develop the Moral Intelligence to Do the Right Thing at the Right Time for the Right Reason

John Bradshaw · Bantam Books
Pages: 516
Format: Hardcover

In his groundbreaking New York Times bestselling books and compelling PBS specials, John Bradshaw transformed our understanding of the family and became a dominant figure in the field of addiction and recovery. Now he brings together a lifetime of experience and teaching to redefine virtue...
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Essentials of philosophy : the basic concepts of the world's greatest thinkers

James Mannion · Barnes & Noble
Pages: 290

If you've always wanted to learn about philosophy but were too intimidated to get past the first word ending in "ism," Essentials of Philosophy provides simple explanations guaranteed to make philosophic ideas and concepts easy to understand. This entertaining book offers a broad...
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Survival Guide for College Students with ADD or LD

Kathleen G. Nadeau · Magination Press; 2nd edition
Format: Print book

For college students with ADHDLD and high school students getting ready to apply, this Survival Guide contains everything you need to know to find the best college for you build great relationships with your professors make the best use of support services and accommodations select and schedule...
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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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