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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."

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The Ashtray:

Errol Morris · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In 1972, philosopher of science Thomas Kuhn threw an ashtray at Errol Morris. This book is the result. At the time, Morris was a graduate student. Now we know him as one of the most celebrated and restlessly probing filmmakers of our time, the creator of such classics of documentary investigation...
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The Recovering: Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

"An astounding triumph . . . Profound . . . Achingly wise . . . A recovery memoir like no other." --Entertainment Weekly (A)
"Riveting . . . Beautifully told." --Boston Globe
"An honest and important book . . . Vivid writing and required...
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Philosophy: An Illustrated History of Thought

Tom Jackson · Shelter Harbor Press
Format: Hardcover

Here is the essential guide to philosophy. Philosophy An Illustrated History of Thought is an authoritative yet fun reference book and timeline on the compilation of human knowledge. Both art and science attempt answers to the big questions -- what is truth, how to be good, and where did we come...
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Silence: In the Age of Noise

Erling Kagge · Pantheon
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A transformative account of an experience that is essential for our sanity and our happiness.

There is a solution to the noise, distraction, ceaseless pings and alerts that undermine our patience and disturb our daily equilibrium: silence. What is silence? Where is it? How do we create...
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The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

What do women want? It's a time-old question, but if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done, you discover that what they want is happiness. Despite what recent books, articles, or tv shows would have you believe, real women are less concerned...
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Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.

Brené Brown · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Brené Brown has taught us what it means to dare greatly, rise strong, and brave the wilderness. Now, based on new research conducted with leaders, change makers, and culture shifters, she's showing us how to put those ideas into practice so we can step...
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The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone

Steven Sloman · Riverhead Books
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

"The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom." - Steven Pinker

We all think we know more than we actually do.

Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most...
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Fallen Leaves: Last Words on Life, Love, War, and God

Will Durant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Praised as a "revelatory" book by The Wall Street Journal, this is the last and most personal work of Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Will Durant, discovered thirty-two years after his death.

The culmination of Will Durant's sixty-plus years spent...
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Happy as a Dane: 10 Secrets of the Happiest People in the World

Malene Rydahl · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

This international bestseller shows why the Danes are happy and how we can be, too.

For decades Denmark has ranked at the top of the world's happiness surveys. How is it that these 5.6 million Danes are so content when they live in a country that is dark and cold nine months of the year...

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Mentors: How to Help and Be Helped

Russell Brand · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Russell Brand explores the idea of mentoring and shares what he's learned from the guidance of his own helpers, heroes and mentors.

Could happiness lie in helping others and being open to accepting help yourself? Mentors - the follow up to the New York Times bestseller...

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The Incurable Romantic: And Other Tales of Madness and Desire

Frank Tallis · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Writer and subject were rarely better matched. This is a brilliant, compelling book."--Ian McEwan
In The Incurable Romantic, Frank Tallis recounts the extraordinary stories of patients who are, quite literally, madly in love: a woman becomes utterly convinced that her dentist...
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Depression in Later Life: An Essential Guide

Deborah Serani · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

The geriatric population, defined as men and women 65 years and older, is the fastest growing population in the world. While gerontology, the study of the aging process in human beings, has brought insights about the physical, emotional, and social needs of this population, little attention...
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Never Get Angry Again: The Foolproof Way to Stay Calm and in Control in Any Conversation or Situation

David J Lieberman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Never Get Angry Again is New York Times and internationally bestselling author David J. Lieberman's comprehensive, holistic look at the underlying emotional, physical, and spiritual causes of anger, and a practical guide to what the reader can do to gain perspective.

David...

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How to Fall in Love with Anyone: A Memoir in Essays

MANDY LEN CATRON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

An insightful, charming, and absolutely fascinating memoir from the author of the popular New York Times essay, "To Fall in Love with Anyone, Do This," (one of the top five most popular New York Times pieces of 2015) explores the romantic myths we create and explains...
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