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No Man's Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America

Elizabeth D. Samet · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

As the post-9/11 wars wind down, a literature professor at West Point explores what it means for soldiers, and our country, to be caught between war and peaceElizabeth D. Samet, a professor of English at West Point and the author of the critically acclaimed Soldier's Heart, came to question...
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Men: Notes from an Ongoing Investigation

Laura Kipnis · Metropolitan Books
Format: Hardcover

From the notoriously contrarian author of Against Love, a witty and probing examination of why badly behaved men have been her lifelong fascination, on and off the pageIts no secret that men often behave in intemperate ways, but in recent years weve witnessed so many spectacular public...
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The Cyber Effect: A Pioneering Cyberpsychologist Explains How Human Behavior Changes Online

Mary Aiken · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking exploration of how cyberspace is changing the way we think, feel, and behave Mary Aiken is the world's leading expert in forensic cyberpsychology - a discipline that combines psychology, criminology, and technology to investigate the intersection where technology...
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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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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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Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves

Kate T Parker · Workman
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photographs, the strength and spirit of girls...
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Escape Anxiety: 8 Steps to Freedom Through Meditative Therapies

Suzanne Jessee · SelectBooks
Format: Hardcover

It's estimated that forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders -- but that's just the tip of the iceberg. Millions more suffer in silence. Suzanne Jessee was one of them. Hospitalized at age thirty with severe depression, anxiety, and panic disorder, she was determined...
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The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

David J. Morris · Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
Format: Print book

“Unflinching and compassionate . . . This is far more than a biography of a psychological condition or a memoir of one individual; it is also a cogent analysis of an ever-increasing phenomenon that has changed the landscape of our culture . . . The Evil Hours is a must-read.”...
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How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel

Sian Beilock · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance.The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we think...
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The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome

Maxine Aston · Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome (AS) or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful relationships guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your AS partner. The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome was the first...
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Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Peter D Kramer · Farrar
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

Do antidepressants work, or are they glorified dummy pills? How can we tell? In "Ordinarily Well, " the celebrated psychiatrist and author Peter D. Kramer examines the growing controversy about the popular medications. A practicing doctor who trained as a psychotherapist and worked...
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Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

James Clear · Avery
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tiny Changes, Remarkable ResultsNo matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving--every day. James Clear, one of the world's leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form good habits, break bad ones, and master...
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Notes on the Death of Culture: Essays on Spectacle and Society

Mario Vargas Llosa · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

A provocative essay collection that finds the Nobel laureate taking on the decline of intellectual lifeIn the past, culture was a kind of vital consciousness that constantly rejuvenated and revivified everyday reality. Now it is largely a mechanism of distraction and entertainment. Notes...
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The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind 12-Step Programs and the Rehab Industry

Lance M Dodes · Beacon Press
Pages: 179
Format: Hardcover

An exposé of Alcoholics Anonymous, 12-step programs, and the rehab industry - and how a failed addiction-treatment model came to dominate America. AA has become so infused in our society that it is practically synonymous with addiction recovery. Yet the evidence shows that AA has only...
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The Mindful Caregiver: Finding Ease in the Caregiving Journey

Nancy L. Kriseman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Caregiving can be enormously challenging, terrifically rewarding, and potentially draining. Caregivers often wonder how they will navigate the tumultuous waters of caregiving and not lose themselves completely. The Mindful Caregiver highlights two major approaches to help transform the journey...
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