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The Power of Habit
Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
Written by Charles Duhigg


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.

Marketers at Procter... Read more >

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The Pen Commandments

Written by Steven Frank


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.

Thou Shalt Take Pleasure in Thy Pen... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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How to Become a Straight-A Student
The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less
Written by Cal Newport


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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The Fact Checker's Bible
A Guide to Getting It Right
Written by Sarah Harrison Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-72106-6 (0-385-72106-4)

The first book of its kind, The Fact Checker’s Bible is the essential guide to the important but often neglected task of checking facts, whatever their source.

Today, everyone is overwhelmed with information that claims to be factual. But even the most punctilious researcher, writer, student or journalist--not to mention the lazy... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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