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Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think about Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

A. O. Scott · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times film critic shows why we need criticism now more than ever

Few could explain, let alone seek out, a career in criticism. Yet what A.O. Scott shows in Better Living Through Criticism is that we are, in fact, all critics: because critical thinking...

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The Confidence Game: Why We Fall for It . . . Every Time

Maria Konnikova · Viking
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

"It's a startling and disconcerting read that should make you think twice every time a friend of a friend offers you the opportunity of a lifetime."
- Erik Larson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake and bestselling author of Devil...
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Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Pagan Kennedy · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

Find out where great ideas come from.

A father cleans up after his toddler and imagines a cup that won't spill. An engineer watches people using walkie-talkies and has an idea. A doctor figures out how to deliver patients to the operating room before they die. By studying...
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The Couple's Guide to Thriving with ADHD

Melissa Orlov · Specialty Press (FL)
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

More and more often, adults are realizing that the reason they are struggling so much in their relationship is that they are impacted by previously undiagnosed adult ADHD. Learning how to interact around ADHD symptoms is often the difference between joy together and chronic anger and frustration....
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The Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance Into a Hopeful Future

Joselin Linder · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicine

When Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses,...

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Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead

Brene Brown · Avery; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller, now in paperback. From thought leader Dr. Brené Brown, a transformative new vision for the way we lead, love, work, parent, and educate that teaches us the power of vulnerability. "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong...
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The Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

Frances E. Jensen · Harper
Format: Hardcover

Drawing on her research knowledge and clinical experience, internationally respected neurologist—and mother of two boys—Frances E. Jensen, M.D., offers a revolutionary look at the science of the adolescent brain, providing remarkable insights that translate into practical advice...
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Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows You How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful People

Joe Navarro · Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

We seem to wake up to a new tragedy in the news every day--Newtown, Boston, Aurora, Columbine. So often the reporters say that "there were some signs, but nobody acted." the scary part about these tragedies is that less than 1% of criminals are incarcerated for their crimes, meaning...
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No more walking on eggshells : a practical guide to understanding, coping, and living with someone who has borderline personality disorder or narcissistic personality disorder

I Madison · Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 116
Format: Print book

NO MORE WALKING ON EGGSHELLS, A Practical Guide To Understanding, Coping And Living With Someone Who Has Borderline Personality Disorder Or Narcissistic Personality Disorder *****3rd Edition***** This book is a well-rounded introduction to the complications presented by the mental disorders...
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The Miracle Mindset: Show Up. Step Up. You Are Stronger Than You Think.

J J Virgin · North Star Way
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Celebrity health expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts, and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life ... and her own. She'll share the lessons...
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The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter

Katherine Ellison · Basic Books
Pages: 279
Format: Paperback

In The Mommy Brain, Katherine Ellison reveals the ways that women get smarter after having kids. Motherhood makes women more perceptive, efficient, resilient, motivated, and emotionally intelligent -- all of which adds up to tremendous mental enrichment and effectiveness.
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Yoga and the Pursuit of Happiness: A Guide to Finding Joy in Unexpected Places

Sam Chase · New Harbinger Pub, 2016.
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

True happiness isn't as unattainable as we often think it is. It's a fundamental human experience available to us all in different ways and in different moments. This profound and witty guide will show you how the philosophy of yoga can help you manage stress and achieve lasting joy and well-being.

Everyone...

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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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Reclaim Your Brain: How to Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind, and Bring Your Life Back Under Control

Joseph A Annibali · Avery
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

A prescriptive guide to restoring cognitive calm, based on Amen Clinic Chief Psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Annibali's three decades of treating patients who suffer from overloaded, over-stimulated brains.

Dr. Joseph Annibali has treated thousands of people with overloaded, over-stimulated...
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The Michael Jackson Tapes: A Tragic Icon Reveals His Soul in Intimate Conversation

Shmuley Boteach · Vanguard Press
Format: Book

In 2000–2001, Michael Jackson sat down with his close friend and spiritual guide, Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, to record what turned out to be the most intimate and revealing conversations of his life. It was Michael’s wish to bare his soul and unburden himself to a public that he knew...
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