Back Psychology & Philosophy | May Newsletter

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  Psychology & Philosophy  
The Art of Misdiagnosis: Surviving My Mother's Suicide

GAYLE BRANDEIS · Beacon Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning novelist and poet Gayle Brandeis's wrenching memoir of her complicated family history and her mother's suicideGayle Brandeis's mother disappeared just after Gayle gave birth to her youngest child. Several days later, her body was found: she had hanged herself in the utility...
Read More check catalog
 
 
I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy

CRIS BEAM · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A cogent, gorgeous examination of empathy, illuminating the myths, the science, and the power behind this transformative emotion Empathy has become a gaping fault line in American culture. Pioneering programs aim to infuse our legal and educational systems with more empathic thinking,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Hiding in the Bathroom: An Introvert's Roadmap to Getting Out There

MORRA AARONS-MELE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the marketing guru and host of the popular Forbes.com podcast Hiding in the Bathroom, a breakthrough introverts' guide that broadens the conversation sparked by Quiet and moves away from the "Lean In" approach, offering wisdom and practical tips to help readers build strong...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Conservatism: An Invitation to the Great Tradition

ROGER SCRUTON · All Points Books
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A brief magisterial introduction to the conservative tradition by one of Britain's leading intellectuals.In Conservatism, Roger Scruton offers the reader an invitation into the world of political philosophy by explaining the history and evolution of the conservative movement over the centuries....
Read More check catalog
 
 
Know Thyself: Western Identity from Classical Greece to the Renaissance

INGRID ROSSELLINI · Doubleday
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A lively and timely introduction to the roots of self-understanding--who we are and how we should act--in the cultures of ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and Middle Ages and the Renaissance "Know thyself"--this fundamental imperative appeared for the first time in ancient...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Preschool Clues: Raising Smart, Inspired, and Engaged Kids in a Screen-Filled World

Angela C. Santomero · Touchstone
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

The award-winning creator of Blue's Clues, Super Why!, and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood shares the secret sauce behind her shows' powerful, transformative results in the form of eleven research-based, foundational "clues" to ensure that preschoolers flourish academically, socially,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
If Your Adolescent Has ADHD: An Essential Resource for Parents

Thomas J Power · Oxford University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Adolescents (ages 12-20) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for academic problems, strained relationships, peer rejection and unsafe behavior -- and parents are often at a loss for how to handle these challenges. If Your Adolescent Has ADHD: An Essential...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free

Wednesday Martin · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue, a bold, timely reconsideration of female infidelity that will upend everything you thought you knew about women and sex.What do straight, married female revelers at an all-women's sex club in LA have in common with...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape our polarized world are riddled with contradiction. We all know how identities -- notably, those of nationality, class, culture, race, and religion -- are at the root...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The Ashtray:

Errol Morris · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In 1972, philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn threw an ashtray at Errol Morris. This book is the result. At the time, Morris was a graduate student. Now we know him as one of the most celebrated and restlessly probing filmmakers of our time, the creator of such classics of documentary investigation...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women's Anger

Soraya L Chemaly · Atria Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

"How many women cry when angry because we've held it in for so long? How many discover that anger turned inward is depression? Soraya Chemaly's Rage Becomes Her will be good for women, and for the future of this country. After all, women have a lot to be angry about."...
Read More check catalog
 
 
How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

JASON STANLEY · Random House
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Nations don't have to be fascist to suffer from fascist politics. A Yale philosopher identifies the ten pillars of fascist politics, and charts their horrifying rise and deep history in the United States and around the world, to conclude that fascism is alive in America today.Fascism means...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Thinking Without a Banister: Essays in Understanding, 1953-1975

Hannah Arendt · Schocken
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

Hannah Arendt was born in Germany in 1906 and lived in America from 1941 until her death in 1975. Thus her life spanned the tumultuous years of the twentieth century, as did her thought. She did not consider herself a philosopher, though she studied and maintained close relationships with...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Women Rowing North: Navigating Life's Currents and Flourishing As We Age

Mary Bray Pipher · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age.Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear · Avery
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tiny Changes, Remarkable ResultsNo matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master...
Read More check catalog