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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

Joshua Wolf Shenk · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory synthesis of cultural history and social psychology that shows how one-to-one collaboration drives creative success   Weaving the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Marie and Pierre Curie to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak—Joshua Wolf...
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The Price of Silence: A Mom's Perspective on Mental Illness

Liza Long · Hudson Street Press
Format: Hardcover

Liza Long is the mother of a child who has bipolar disorder When she heard about the Newtown shooting her first thought was What if my son does that someday She wrote an emotional response to the tragedy which the Boise State University online journal published as I Am Adam Lanzas Mother...
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Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool

Jennifer Jacquet · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.   In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal...
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The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload

Daniel J. Levitin · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin shifts his keen insights from your brain on music to your brain in a sea of details.The information age is drowning us with an unprecedented deluge of data. At the same time, we're expected to make more - and faster...
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The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving

Lisa J Miller · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerUSA TODAY BestsellerPublishers Weekly BestsellerIn The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows...
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Somebody with a Little Hammer

Mary Gaitskill · Pantheon Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From one of the most singular presences in American fiction comes a searingly intelligent book of essays on matters literary, social, cultural and personal. Whether she's writing about date rape or political adultery or writers from John Updike to Gillian Flynn, Mary Gaitskill reads...
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The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

ARUN GANDHI · Gallery/Jeter Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Discover ten vital and extraordinary life lessons from one of the most important and influential philosophers and peace activists of the twentieth century - Mahatma Gandhi - in this poignant and timely exploration of the true path from anger to peace, as recounted by Gandhi's grandson,...
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