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Navigating Life with Epilepsy

David C Spencer · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Navigating Life with Epilepsy aims to provide clear and reliable information about epilepsy, including "what" (definition) , "how" (pathophysiology) , "who" (epidemiology) , and "why" (etiology) . The volume guides the reader through current...
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time...
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Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help

Larissa MacFarquhar · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? In Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories; their stubborn integrity and their compromises; their bravery and their recklessness;...
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The Wander Society

Keri Smith · Penguin Books, 2016.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

By purchasing this book you are electing to join a secret underground movement. Membership will require you to conduct research on your immediate environment and complete a variety of assignments designed to creatively disrupt everyday life. The Wander Society method is based on the concept...
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Another Kind of Madness: A Journey Through the Stigma and Hope of Mental Illness

STEPHEN HINSHAW · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

Glenn Close says: "Another Kind of Madness is one of the best books I've read about the cost of stigma and silence in a family touched by mental illness. I was profoundly moved by Stephen Hinshaw's story, written beautifully, from the inside-out. It's a masterpiece."A deeply personal...
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Philosophy in Minutes

Marcus Weeks · Quercus
Format: Book

Philosophy in Minutes distills 200 of the most important philosophical ideas into easily digestible, bite-sized sections.The core information for every topic - including debates such as the role of philosophy in science and religion, key thinkers from Aristotle to Marx, and introductions...
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The Orchid and the Dandelion: Why Some Children Struggle and How All Can Thrive

W Thomas Boyce · Knopf
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From one of the world's foremost researchers and pioneers of pediatric health--a book that offers hope and a pathway to success for parents, teachers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and child development experts coping with "difficult" children, fully exploring the author's revolutionary...
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It's All Your Fault at Work!: Managing Narcissists and Other High-Conflict People

Bill Eddy · Unhooked Books
Format: Book

Increasingly, high-conflict people—especially narcissists and bullies—are showing up in the workplace. It's All Your Fault at Work! addresses ways of managing the behavior of high-conflict people (HCP).Based on Bill Eddy's high-conflict personality theory, the book explains...
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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Nietzsche

Sue Prideaux · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking new biography of philosophy's greatest iconoclast Friedrich Nietzsche is one of the most enigmatic figures in philosophy, and his concepts - the Ãœbermensch, the will to power, slave morality - have fundamentally reshaped our understanding of the human condition. But what...
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The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm and Mindful in a Fast-Paced World

Hyemin · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A multimillion-copy bestselling book of spiritual wisdom about the importance of slowing down in our fast-paced world"Is it the world that's busy, or is it my mind?"The world moves fast, but that doesn't mean we have to. In this bestselling mindfulness guide - it has sold more...
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Inner engineering : a Yogi's guide to joy

Jaggi Vasudev Sadhguru · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Thought leader, visionary, philanthropist, mystic, and yogi Sadhguru presents Western readers with time-tested technologies to achieve absolute well-being. The founder of the Isha Foundation, an all-volunteer organization involved in large-scale humanitarian, educational, and environmental...
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The Expanding Blaze: How the American Revolution Ignited the World, 1775-1848

Jonathan Israel · Princeton University Press
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

A major intellectual history of the American Revolution and its influence on later revolutions in Europe and the AmericasThe Expanding Blaze is a sweeping history of how the American Revolution inspired revolutions throughout Europe and the Atlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth...
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American Philosophy: A Love Story

John J Kaag · Farrar
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

The epic wisdom contained in a lost library helps the author turn his life aroundJohn Kaag is a dispirited young philosopher at sea in his marriage and his career when he stumbles upon West Wind, a ruin of an estate in the hinterlands of New Hampshire that belonged to the eminent Harvard...
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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

STACY HORN · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The gripping voices of the inhabitants of Blackwell's Island make this history come alive. Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years,...
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Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

Thomas Weber · Basic Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian charts Hitler's radical transformation after World War I from a directionless loner into a powerful National Socialist leaderIn Becoming Hitler, award-winning historian Thomas Weber examines Adolf Hitler's time in Munich between 1918 and 1926, the years when Hitler...
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