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April 22, 2014
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Stuck in the Middle with You
A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan
Contribution by Anna Quindlen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-7679-2177-0 (0-7679-2177-1)

A father for ten years, a mother for eight, and for a time in between, neither, or both, Jennifer Finney Boylan has seen parenthood from both sides of the gender divide. When her two children were young, Boylan came out as transgender, and as Jenny transitioned from a man to a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Mindwise
How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want
Written by Nicholas Epley


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-59591-1 (0-307-59591-9)

You are a mind reader, born with an extraordinary ability to understand what others think, feel, believe, want, and know. It’s a sixth sense you use every day, in every personal and professional relationship you have. At its best, this ability allows you to achieve the most important goal in almost... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Doubleday
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $28.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53082-8 (0-385-53082-X)

The New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible, Physics of the Future and Hyperspace tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human brain.

For the first time in history, the secrets of the living brain are being revealed by a battery of high... Read more >


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April 22, 2014
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The Psychopath Whisperer
The Science of Those Without Conscience
Written by Kent A. Kiehl, PhD


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-7704-3584-4 (0-7704-3584-X)

Psychopaths have been in the spotlight for many years due to headlines and stories in the news and in movies. But why do psychopaths behave the way they do? Is it the result of their environment or is there a genetic component to their lack of conscience?
 
This is the question Dr... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Anatomy of Violence
The Biological Roots of Crime
Written by Adrian Raine


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-47561-9 (0-307-47561-1)

A New Scientist Best Book of 2013

Why do some kids from good environments become mass murderers? Is there actually such a thing as a natural born killer? And, if so, what can we do to identify and treat those born with a predisposition to criminal behavior?

For more than three decades... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Lived Through This
Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors
Written by Anne K. Ream
Photographed by Patrica Evans


Format: Hardcover, 216 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-3336-4 (0-8070-3336-7)

Part personal history of Anne Ream’s own experience rebuilding her life after violence, part memoir of a multi-country, multi-year journey spent listening to survivors, Lived Through This is at once deeply personal and resolutely political.  In these pages students are introduced to, among others, the women of Atenco, Mexico, victims of rape... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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