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Every Word Is a Bird We Teach to Sing: Encounters with the Mysteries and Meanings of Language

DANIEL TAMMET · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

A mind-expanding, deeply humane tour of language by the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day and Thinking in Numbers.Is vocabulary destiny? Why do clocks "talk" to the Nahua people of Mexico? Will A.I. researchers ever produce true human-machine dialogue? In this mesmerizing...
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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

Susan Peirce Thompson · Hay House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail...
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Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life

Christopher Freeburg · University of Virginia Press
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

Christopher Freeburg's Black Aesthetics and the Interior Life offers a crucial new reading of a neglected aspect of African American literature and art across the long twentieth century. Rejecting the idea that the most dehumanizing of black experiences, such as lynching or other racial...
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Joy on Demand: The Art of Discovering the Happiness Within

Chade-Meng Tan · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A long-awaited follow-up to the New York Times bestselling Search Inside Yourself shows us how to cultivate joy within the context of our fast-paced lives and explains why it is critical to creativity, innovation, confidence, and ultimately success in every arena.In Joy on Demand, Chade-Meng...
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Labyrinths: Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis

Catrine Clay · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A sensational, eye-opening account of Emma Jung's complex marriage to Carl Gustav Jung and the hitherto unknown role she played in the early years of the psychoanalytic movement.Clever and ambitious, Emma Jung yearned to study the natural sciences at the University of Zurich. But the strict...
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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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Coping with Anxiety: Ten Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, Fear, and Worry

Edmund Bourne · New Harbinger Pub, 2016.
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Relieve anxiety, fear, and worry for good! Fully revised and based in the latest research, this second edition of Coping with Anxiety includes the latest DSM updates and provides immediate, user-friendly, and effective strategies to stop anxiety at its source.If you suffer from anxiety,...
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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

Kieran Setiya · Princeton University Press
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

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The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms

Kevin Davis · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, the police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story window. The woman's husband, Herbert Weinstein, soon confessed to having hit and strangled his wife after an argument, then dropping her body out of their apartment...
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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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The Amateur: The Pleasures of Doing What You Love

Andy Merrifield · Verso
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A passionate attack on the tyranny of expertsModern life is being destroyed by experts and professionals. We have lost our amateur spirit and need to rediscover the radical and liberating pleasure of doing things we love.In The Amateur, thinker Andy Merrifield shows us how the many spheres...
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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence better and more...
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Ten Ways Not to Commit Suicide: A Memoir

Darryl Mcdaniels · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this surprising and moving memoir, the legendary rap star and cofounder of Run D.M.C. keeps it a hundred percent, speaking out about his battle with depression and overcoming suicidal thoughts - one of the most devastating yet little known health issues plaguing the black community today.As...
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The Power of Agency: The 7 Principles to Conquer Obstacles, Make Effective Decisions, and Create a Life on Your Own Terms

Dr. Paul Napper · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Introducing The Power of Agency, a science-backed approach to living life on your own terms. Agency is the ability to act as an effective agent for yourself -- reflecting, making creative choices, and constructing a meaningful life. Grounded in extensive psychological research, The Power...
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The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child

DANIEL J SIEGEL · Bantam
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, an indispensable guide to unlocking your child's innate capacity for positive thinking.When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often...
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