Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Random House On Sale: February 28, 2012 Price: $28.00 ISBN: 978-1-4000-6928-6 (1-4000-6928-9)
Selected for common reading at Babson College
A young woman walks into a laboratory. Over the past two years, she has transformed almost every aspect of her life. She has quit smoking, run a marathon, and been promoted at work. The patterns inside her brain, neurologists discover, have fundamentally changed.
Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: September 14, 2004 Price: $15.00 ISBN: 978-1-4000-3229-7 (1-4000-3229-6)
Thou Shalt Honor Thy Reader, Thou Shalt Not Waste Words, Thou Shalt Not Kill Thy Sentences—these are three of the “pen” commandments through which, with humor and an engaging sense of purpose, Steven Frank inspires his readers not just to write but to write well.
Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Three Rivers Press On Sale: December 26, 2006 Price: $13.99 ISBN: 978-0-7679-2271-5 (0-7679-2271-9)
As Cal Newport discovered the hard way during his first year at Dartmouth, straight As are not achieved through all-night study sessions. Rather, most straight-A students study fewer hours than their peers and still get top-tier results because they employ unconventional strategies that streamline their study time. Based on Newport’s experiences...
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