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Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex, and Business

Eden Collinsworth · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

What is the relevance of morality today? Eden Collinsworth enlists the famous, the infamous, and the heretofore unheard-of to unravel how we make moral choices in an increasingly complex - and ethically flexible - age. To call these unsettling times is an understatement: our political leaders...
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Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Pagan Kennedy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Find out where great ideas come from. A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die. By studying inventions like...
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Stop Caretaking the Borderline or Narcissist: How to End the Drama and Get On with Life

Margalis Fjelstad · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; Reprint edition
Format: Book

People with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorders have a serious mental illness that primarily affects their intimate, personal, and family relationships. Often they appear to be normally functioning at work and in public interactions, and Narcissists may even be highly effective,...
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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Global Discontents is a compelling set of interviews with Noam Chomsky, who identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the...
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Son: A Psychopath and His Victims

Jack Olsen · Scribner; Reissue edition
Format: Print book

A classic from "the dean of true crime" (The Washington Post) - now with a new foreword - this 1983 masterpiece tells the incredible story of a Spokane, Washington serial rapist who was exposed as the handsome, privileged son of one of the city's most elite families.For more...
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Win Bigly: Persuasion in a World Where Facts Don't Matter

SCOTT ADAMS · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of Dilbert, an unflinching look at the strategies Donald Trump used to persuade voters to elect the most unconventional candidate in the history of the presidency, and how anyone can learn his methods for succeeding against long odds. Scott Adams - a trained hypnotist...
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The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing · Picador, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A dazzling work of biography, memoir, and cultural criticism on the subject of loneliness, told through the lives of iconic artists, by the acclaimed author of The Trip to Echo SpringWhat does it mean to be lonely? How do we live, if we're not intimately engaged with another human being?...
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Change Your Story, Change Your Life: Using Shamanic and Jungian Tools to Achieve Personal Transformation

Carl Greer · Findhorn Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Change Your Story, Change Your Life is a practical self-help guide to personal transformation using traditional shamanic techniques combined with journaling and Carl Greers method for dialoguing that draws upon Jungian active imagination. The exercises inspire readers to work with insights...
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Tales from Both Sides of the Brain: A Life in Neuroscience

Michael S. Gazzaniga · Ecco; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Michael S. Gazzaniga, one of the most important neuroscientists of the twentieth century, gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on that unlikely couple, the right and left brain. Foreword by Steven Pinker.In the mid-twentieth century, Michael S. Gazzaniga, "the...
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The Miracle Mindset: Show Up. Step Up. You Are Stronger Than You Think.

J J Virgin · North Star Way
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Celebrity health expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts, and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life ... and her own. She'll share the lessons she learned...
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Teaching Pre-Employment Skills to 14–17-Year-Olds: The Autism Works Now!® Method

Joanne Lara · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Based on the Autism Works Now!® Workplace Readiness Workshop, this interactive resource shows how to help students aged 14-17 develop the necessary transition skills for getting and keeping a meaningful job, with accompanying worksheets available to download.Structured around 2-hour weekly...
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How Women Decide: What's True, What's Not, and What Strategies Spark the Best Choices

Therese Huston · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A definitive playbook for making stronger, wiser choices that thoughtfully addresses how the cultural landscape - and the research - defines how women decide Books about decision making are often inadvertently tailored primarily to men. Meanwhile, books about women in business overlook...
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Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing

Carl Greer · Findhorn Press
Pages: 220
Format: Paperback

Do you want to improve your health? Manage a chronic condition or figure out how to cope with a sudden health issue, like an accident or illness? In his book Change the Story of Your Health: Using Shamanic and Jungian Techniques for Healing, Carl Greer, PhD, PsyD -- an award-winning author,...
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River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope

Naomi Judd · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease. The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world...
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Rethinking Narcissism: The Bad-and Surprising Good-About Feeling Special

Dr. Craig Malkin · Harper Wave
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Harvard Medical School psychologist and Huffington Post blogger Craig Malkin addresses the "narcissism epidemic," by illuminating the spectrum of narcissism, identifying ways to control the trait, and explaining how too little of it may be a bad thing."What is narcissism?"...
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