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Seven Types of Atheism

John Gray · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

From the provocative author of Straw Dogs comes an incisive, surprising intervention in the political and scientific debate over religion and atheismWhen you explore older atheisms, you will find that some of your firmest convictions -- secular or religious -- are highly questionable. If this...
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Gaslighting: Recognize Manipulative and Emotionally Abusive People--and Break Free

Stephanie Moulton Sarkis · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A mental health expert sheds light on "gaslighting"--the manipulative technique used by sociopaths, narcissists, and others--offering practical strategies to cope and break free. Gaslighting is a technique of manipulating others to gain control, often practiced by those with personality...
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Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, from Ancient Athens to Our World

Jim Miller · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A new history of the world's most embattled ideaToday, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, the author of the classic history...
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The Incurable Romantic: And Other Tales of Madness and Desire

Frank Tallis · Basic Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Writer and subject were rarely better matched. This is a brilliant, compelling book."--Ian McEwanIn The Incurable Romantic, Frank Tallis recounts the extraordinary stories of patients who are, quite literally, madly in love: a woman becomes utterly convinced that her dentist...
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Untrue: Why Nearly Everything We Believe About Women, Lust, and Infidelity Is Wrong and How the New Science Can Set Us Free

Wednesday Martin · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Primates of Park Avenue, a bold, timely reconsideration of female infidelity that will upend everything you thought you knew about women and sex.What do straight, married female revelers at an all-women's sex club in LA have in common...
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The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing

MERVE EMRE · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented history of the personality test conceived a century ago by a mother and her daughter--fiction writers with no formal training in psychology--and how it insinuated itself into our boardrooms, classrooms, and beyondThe Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality...
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The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity

KWAME ANTHONY APPIAH · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Cosmopolitanism comes this revealing exploration of how the collective identities that shape our polarized world are riddled with contradiction. We all know how identities -- notably, those of nationality, class, culture, race, and religion -- are at the root...
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Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

Francis Fukuyama · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international affairs of stateIn 2014, Francis Fukuyama wrote that American institutions were...
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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...
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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about making once-in-a-lifetime decisions, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come FromPlenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more consequential decisions,...
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