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Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person: A pessimist's guide to marriage, offering insight, practical advice, and consolation.

The School of Life · The School of Life
Pages: 71
Format: Hardcover

Anyone we might marry could, of course, be a little bit wrong for us. We know that perfection is not on the cards. Nevertheless, errors of deep-seated incompatibility in married couples seem to occur with appalling ease and regularity. This entertainingly informative book examines the reasons...
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The Science Behind a Happy Dog: Canine Training, Thinking and Behaviour

Emma K Grigg · 5m Publishing
Pages: 263
Format: Paperback

How can you be sure that your dog is happy? What can owners do to ensure their dog has the best chance at a long, happy life? Experts in animal behavior, Emma Grigg and Tammy Donaldson, set out to explore our current understanding of canine well-being in this engaging and authoritative...
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The Tao of Ordinariness: Humility and Simplicity in a Narcissistic Age

Robert J. Wicks · Oxford University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

This book is an invitation to come home to your authentic self in a world that is frequently mesmerized by "spin," narcissism, fantasy, and exhibitionism. Psychology and classic wisdom literature have, in various ways, long recognized the value for simply becoming who you are (i.e.,...
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

American Psychological Association · American Psychological Association
Pages: 428
Format: Paperback

The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition is the official source for APA Style. With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social...
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Teenagers with ADD, ADHD & Executive Function Deficits: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

CHRIS A ZEIGLER DENDY · Woodbine House
Pages: 362
Format: Paperback

A seasoned expert and veteran parent, Chris Zeigler Dendy looks at key areas (academics, dating, driving, socializing, and greater independence) that make adolescence potentially more difficult for kids with ADD, ADHD, or executive function deficits. This new edition is expanded and refreshed...
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Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

DK. · DK
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A compact, portable introduction to the history, concepts, and thinking behind philosophy laid out in DK's signature visual style--the ultimate guide to understanding philosophy on the go.

Take Descartes along on your day trip! This compact guide explores the history and concepts...
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Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

Andrew S. Curran · Other Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who, along with Voltaire and Rousseau, helped build the foundations of the modern world.

Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopédie into...
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Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

Evgeny Finkel · Princeton University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordinary Jews examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and hundreds of survivors' testimonies, Evgeny Finkel presents a new framework for understanding...
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Optimal Outcomes: Free Yourself from Conflict at Work, at Home, and in Life

Jennifer Goldman-Wetzler PhD · Harper Business
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning conflict consultant offers a new path to take when agreement and collaboration seem impossible, and teaches us that when conflict resolution fails, we can achieve freedom instead -- even without others' cooperation.

Where can you turn when your attempts to resolve...

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Built for Growth: How Builder Personality Shapes Your Business, Your Team, and Your Ability to Win

Chris Kuenne · Harvard Business Review Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Many factors shape the success or failure of a new business, whether it's a stand-alone start-up or a new venture inside a larger corporation. But the most important and least understood of these factors is the personality of the builder -- the founder or leader's particular combination...

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