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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...

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The Home Education Handbook: A comprehensive and practical guide to educating children at home

Gill Hines · Piatkus
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

'Home-educators want to provide a high quality learning experience for their children and this handbook is an excellent resource for making this aspiration a reality' - Dr Adam Boddison, Chief Executive of National Association of Special Educational NeedsIf you are thinking of home...
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Also Human: The Inner Lives of Doctors

Caroline Elton · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A psychologist's stories of doctors who seek to help others but struggle to help themselves
From ER and M*A*S*H to Grey's Anatomy and House, the medical drama endures for good reason: we're fascinated by the people we must trust when we are most vulnerable....
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Race on the Brain: What Implicit Bias Gets Wrong About the Struggle for Racial Justice

Jonathan Kahn · Columbia University Press
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

Of the many obstacles to racial justice in America, none has received more recent attention than the one that lurks in our subconscious. As social movements and policing scandals have shown how far from being "postracial" we are, the concept of implicit bias has taken center stage...
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The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

Daniel J. Siegel · Ballantine Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What's the one thing a parent can do to make the most difference in the long run? The research is clear: Show up! Now the bestselling authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline explain what this means over the course of childhood.

One of the very best...
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Believe in People: Bottom-Up Solutions for a Top-Down World

Charles Koch
Format: Hardcover

People are looking for a better way. Towering barriers are holding millions of people back, and the institutions that should help everyone rise are not doing the job. Crumbling communities. One-size fits all education. Businesses that rig the economy. Public policy that stifles opportunity...
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How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder: A Simple, Plate-by-Plate Approach to Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food

WENDY STERLING · The Experiment
Pages: 324
Format: Paperback

Help your child eat normally again

Parents are the first to know when their child starts behaving differently. Has your son stopped eating his favorite food, or does he refuse to eat out with friends? Has your daughter drastically increased her exercise regimen, or become obsessed...
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The Idea of Socialism: Towards a Renewal

Axel Honneth · Polity
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

The idea of socialism has given normative grounding and orientation to the outrage over capitalism for more than 150 years, and yet today it seems to have lost much of its appeal. Despite growing discontent, many would hesitate to invoke socialism when it comes to envisioning life beyond...
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How to Write

Gertrude Stein · Dover Publications
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

First published in 1931, this volume offers Gertrude Stein's reflections on the art and craft of writing. Although written in her distinctive experimental style, the book is remarkably accessible and easy to read. The modernist author's characteristic humor is borne out by some...
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Bittersweet on the Autism Spectrum

Luke Beardon · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

In this rich and diverse collection, 28 writers describe what positive experiences they have had as an autistic person, and show how the most unexpected subject areas can be a source of the positive. They demonstrate that individuals can, and do, experience life in positive ways, sometimes...
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