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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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Chronicles of a Liquid Society

UMBERTO ECO · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A posthumous collection of essays by the great novelist, essayist, literary critic, and philosopher Umberto Eco. Umberto Eco began writing a regular column called "La Bustina di Minerva" for the Italian weekly magazine L'Espresso in 1985. Its title referred to a brand of matchbook...
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

Joshua Wolf Shenk · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory synthesis of cultural history and social psychology that shows how one-to-one collaboration drives creative success   Weaving the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Marie and Pierre Curie to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak—Joshua Wolf...
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The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child

DANIEL J SIEGEL · Bantam
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, an indispensable guide to unlocking your child's innate capacity for positive thinking.When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often...
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Playing by the Rules: How Our Obsession with Safety Is Putting Us All at Risk

Tracey Brown · Sourcebooks
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Can a cell phone cause a major explosion at a gas station? What would happen if the 3 oz rule at airports was abolished? And are all the child protection measures really making children safer? These rules exist in the name of our own protection, but has anyone ever stopped to consider exactly...
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Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood

Lisa Damour · Ballantine Books
Pages: 326
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Lisa Damour, Ph.D., director of the internationally renowned Laurel School's Center for Research on Girls, pulls back the curtain on the teenage years and shows why your daughter's erratic and confusing behavior is actually healthy, necessary, and natural. Untangled...
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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

JESS SHATKIN · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that workTexting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about...
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How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them

JASON STANLEY · Random House
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Nations don't have to be fascist to suffer from fascist politics. A Yale philosopher identifies the ten pillars of fascist politics, and charts their horrifying rise and deep history in the United States and around the world, to conclude that fascism is alive in America today.Fascism means...
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Stick with It: A Scientifically Proven Process for Changing Your Life--For Good

Sean D Young · HarperCollins
Format: Audiobook

Whether it's absent-minded mistakes at work, a weakness for junk food, a smart phone addiction, or a lack of exercise, everyone has some bad habit or behavior that they'd like to change. But wanting to change and actually doing it--and sticking with it--are two very different things.Dr....
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The Last Homecoming

Dan Chabot · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 394
Format: Paperback

HOME IS WHERE THE HEARTSTRINGS ARE ... Three troubled strangers gather on Christmas Eve to say farewell to a doomed old house, the secure shelter and refuge where each of them grew up over the course of 90 years. They all have warm, golden memories of youthful, magical Christmases here,...
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The Runaway Species: How human creativity remakes the world

David Eagleman · Catapult
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and neuroscientist David Eagleman teams up with composer Anthony Brandt in this powerful, wide-ranging exploration of human creativity. Together, they incisively explore how individuals, organizations, and educational institutions can benefit from fostering...
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The Person You Mean to Be: How Good People Fight Bias

Dolly Chugh · HarperBusiness
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Foreword by Laszlo Bock, the bestselling author of Work Rules! and former Senior Vice President of People Operations at GoogleAn inspiring guide from Dolly Chugh, an award-winning social psychologist at the New York University Stern School of Business, on how to confront difficult issues...
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Autism Breakthrough: The Groundbreaking Method That Has Helped Families All Over the World

Raun Kahlil Kaufman · St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

As a boy, Raun Kaufman was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and has become a passionate and articulate autism expert...
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The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism

Kristin Dombek · FSG Originals
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

They're among us, but they are not like us. They manipulate, lie, cheat, and steal. They are irresistibly charming and accomplished, appearing to live in a radiance beyond what we are capable of. But narcissists are empty. No one knows exactly what everyone else is full of--some kind...
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Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1

Peter Adamson · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Classical Philosophy is the first of a series of books in which Peter Adamson aims ultimately to present a complete history of philosophy, more thoroughly but also more enjoyably than ever before. In short, lively chapters, based on the popular History of Philosophy podcast, he offers an accessible,...
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