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Mental: Lithium, Love, and Losing My Mind

JAIME LOWE · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A riveting memoir and a fascinating investigation of the history, uses, and controversies behind lithium, an essential medication for millions of people struggling with bipolar disorder. It began in Los Angeles in 1993, when Jaime Lowe was just sixteen. She stopped sleeping and eating,...
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Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked

Adam L Alter · Penguin Press
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most mesmerizing and important books I've read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity." - Adam Grant, New York Times...
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Learn Better: Mastering the Skills for Success in Life, Business, and School, or, How to Become an Expert in Just About Anything

Ulrich Boser · Rodale
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

For centuries, experts have argued that learning was about memorizing information: You're supposed to study facts, dates, and details, burn them into your memory, and then apply that knowledge at opportune times. But this approach to learning isn't nearly enough for the world that...
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Helping Teens Who Cut, Second Edition: Using DBT® Skills to End Self-Injury

Michael Hollander · Guilford Publications
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

Discovering that your teen "cuts" is every parent's nightmare. Your most urgent question is: "How can I make it stop?" Tens of thousands of worried parents have turned to this authoritative guide for information and practical guidance about the growing problem of teen...
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The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness

Jill Filipovic · Nation Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What do women want? The same thing men were promised in the Declaration of Independence: happiness, or at least the freedom to pursue it. For women, though, pursuing happiness is a complicated endeavor, and if you head out into America and talk to women one-on-one, as Jill Filipovic has done,...
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Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won't Save Black America

Stacey Patton · Beacon Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A challenge to the cultural tradition of corporal punishment in Black homes and its connections to racial violence in AmericaWhy do so many African Americans have such a special attachment to whupping children? Studies show that nearly 80 percent of black parents see spanking, popping,...
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The Human Predicament: A Candid Guide to Life's Biggest Questions

David Benatar · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Are our lives meaningful, or meaningless? Is our inevitable death a bad thing? Would immortality be an improvement? Would it be better, all things considered, to hasten our deaths by suicide? Many people ask these big questions -- and some people are plagued by them. Surprisingly, analytic...
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Light Come Shining: The Transformations of Bob Dylan

Andrew McCarron · Oxford University Press
Pages: 214
Format: Hardcover

Bob Dylan is the prince of self-reinvention and deflection. Whether it's the folkies of Greenwich Village, the student movement of the 1960s and 1970s, Born Again Christians, the Chabad Lubavitch community, or English Department postmodernists, specific intellectual and sociopolitical...
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Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships

Robert E Alberti · Impact
Pages: 328
Format: Paperback

Your Perfect Right - the leading assertiveness guide with over 1.3 million copies sold - is now fully updated and revised. This indispensable guide to equal-relationship assertiveness is packed with step-by-step exercises, tips, and skills to help you express yourself effectively.Are you comfortable...
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The Ultimate Guide to Raising Teens and Tweens: Strategies for Unlocking Your Child's Full Potential

Douglas Haddad · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 286
Format: Paperback

Are you concerned or frustrated with the choices your child makes when it comes to their peer groups, study habits, and use of social media? Do you feel your child is pushing you away and your connection is weakening?Are you unsure of the next steps you should take to help your child succeed?...
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