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Supernormal: The Untold Story of Adversity and Resilience

Meg Jay · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Clinical psychologist and author of The Defining Decade, Dr. Meg Jay reveals the world of the "supernormal": those who soar to unexpected heights after childhood adversity.Whether it is bullying, the loss of a parent to divorce or death, an alcoholic or mentally ill family member,...
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Shooting Ghosts: A U.S. Marine, a Combat Photographer, and Their Journey Back from War

THOMAS J BRENNAN · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"A majestic book." --Bessel van der Kolk, MD, author of The Body Keeps the ScoreA unique joint memoir by a U.S. Marine and a conflict photographer whose unlikely friendship helped both heal their war-wounded bodies and souls"The dueling-piano spirit of SHOOTING GHOSTS works...
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The Education of Will: A Mutual Memoir of a Woman and Her Dog

Patricia B McConnell · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this powerful, soul-searching memoir, beautifully written in the vein of A Pack of Two and Wild, animal behaviorist Dr. Patricia McConnell recounts for the first time the compelling story of her dark past, memories of which are triggered by a troubled dog named Will.World-renowned as a source...
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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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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Tom Fields-Meyer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the worlds leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist...
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NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

Steve Silberman · Avery, a member of Penguin Group USA
Pages: 534
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestsellerWinner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fictionA groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism?...
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A.D.H.D. Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - and how its unchecked growth over half a century has made ADHD one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society.More...
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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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The Awakened Family: A Revolution in Parenting

Shefali Tsabary · Viking
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD * NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." - Oprah WinfreyAs seen on Oprah's SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best,...
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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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The Futilitarians: Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

ANNE GISLESON · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Recommended Summer Reading -- Louise Erdrich, New York TimesA memoir of friendship and literature chronicling a search for meaning and comfort in great books, and a beautiful path out of griefAnne Gisleson had lost her twin sisters, had been forced to flee her home during Hurricane Katrina,...
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Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring Friendship of Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

Charles B Strozier · Columbia University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

On April 15, 1837, a "long, gawky" Abraham Lincoln walked into Joshua Speed's dry-goods store in Springfield, Illinois, and asked what it would cost to buy the materials for a bed. Speed said $17, which Lincoln didn't have. He asked for a loan to cover that amount until...
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Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing

Dave Grossman · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it.Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high...
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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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