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What's Going on in There?
How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life
Written by Lise Eliot


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: October 3, 2000
Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-37825-2 (0-553-37825-2)

The early development of the human brain is a fascinating process that is covered with great precision in What’s Going On in There.

At birth, humans are capable of little beyond breathing and sucking. Yet, in the months to follow, the senses of sight, taste, touch, smell, and hearing are increasingly... Read more >
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Guiding Your Child Through Grief

Written by James P. Emswiler and Mary Ann Emswiler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 1, 2000
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38025-5 (0-553-38025-7)

Guiding Your Child Through Grief, by the founders of the New England Center for Loss & Transition and The Cove-a highly praised program for grieving children, takes away the uncertainty and helpless feelings we commonly feel as we reach out to children who mourn.

This caring and compassionate guide offers expert... Read more >
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Um. . .
Slips, Stumbles, and Verbal Blunders, and What They Mean
Written by Michael Erard


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: August 12, 2008
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9543-8 (1-4000-9543-3)

This original, entertaining, and surprising book investigates verbal blunders: what they are, what they say about those who make them, and how and why we've come to judge them.

Um...
is about how you really speak, and why it's normal for your everyday speech to be filled with errors—about one in every... Read more >
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Women Who Run with the Wolves

Written by Clarissa Pinkola Phd EstÚs


Format: Trade Paperback
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: August 22, 1995
Price: $20.00
ISBN: 978-0-345-39681-5 (0-345-39681-2)

In Women Who Run with the Wolves, Dr. Estes, a Jungian analyst and cantadora (storyteller), conducts what she calls "psychic archeological digs" into the ruins of the female unconscious. Using multicultural myths, fairy tales, folk tales, and stories chosen from more than twenty years of research, she examines the healthy, instinctual... Read more >
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Survival of the Prettiest
The Science of Beauty
Written by Nancy Etcoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-385-47942-4 (0-385-47942-5)

In this provocative, witty, and thoroughly researched inquiry into what we find beautiful and why, Nancy Etcoff, a faculty member at Harvard Medical School and a practicing psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, skewers one of our culture's most enduring myths, that the pursuit of beauty is a learned behavior.

Etcoff puts forth... Read more >
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Moodswing
Dr. Fieve on Depression: The Eminent Psychiatrist Who Pioneered the Use of Lithium in America Reveals a Revolutionary New Way to Prevent Depression
Written by Ronald Fieve


Format: Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: August 1, 1989
Price: $7.99
ISBN: 978-0-553-27983-2 (0-553-27983-1)

Fifteen years ago, this groundbreaking book provided new hope for those whose lives were devastated by moodswings and depression.

Now, in this newly revised and updated edition, Dr. Ronald R. Fieve, the pioneer in the treatment of depression in America, offers an even brighter prognosis. Major advances in drug therapy have... Read more >

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The First Sex
The Natural Talents of Women and How They Are Changing the World
Written by Helen Fisher


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 1, 2000
Price: $23.00
ISBN: 978-0-449-91260-7 (0-449-91260-4)

"Tomorrow belongs to women," notes celebrated anthropologist Helen Fisher. In this explosive new book she illustrates this enticing assertion. Drawing on original research, Fisher reveals how women and their natural talents are changing the world, making them ideal leaders and successful shapers of business and society today. Looking back to prehistoric... Read more >
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Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-94695-9 (0-307-94695-9)

Just as the role of friends is expanding in our culture, Friendfluence explores their powerful and often under-appreciated influence on our personalities, habits, physical health, and even our chances of success in life. In this fascinating book, packed with the latest research findings, Carlin Flora traces friendship from its evolutionary roots... Read more >
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Stop Obsessing!
How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
Written by Edna B. Foa and Reid Wilson
Foreword by David H. Barlow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: July 31, 2001
Price: $17.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38117-7 (0-553-38117-2)

Stop Obsessing! reviews powerful and reliable techniques that have helped thousands of patients with OCD reduce or eliminate unwanted thoughts and rituals. Read more >
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Your Voice in My Head
A Memoir
Written by Emma Forrest


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-59051-540-2 (1-59051-540-4)

Emma Forrest, a British journalist, was just twenty-two and living the fast life in New York City when she realized that her quirks had gone beyond eccentricity. In a cycle of loneliness, damaging relationships, and destructive behavior, she found herself in the chair of a slim, balding, and effortlessly optimistic psychiatrist–a... Read more >
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1000 Dreams
Discover the Meanings of Dream Symbols, Secrets & Stories
Written by David Fortana


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Watkins Publishing
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-1-78028-040-0 (1-78028-040-8)

This mammoth, superbly illustrated book helps us to understand our dreams by tracing their coded messages. The first three chapters take a fascinating look at the history of dream analysis, the language of dreams and the principles of interpretation. There are case studies, as well as effective techniques for encouraging and... Read more >

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Men Who Hate Women and the Women Who Love Them
When Loving Hurts And You Don't Know Why
Written by Susan Forward and Joan Torres


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 2, 2002
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38141-2 (0-553-38141-5)

Dr. Susan Forward presents detailed case studies to address the practice of overcoming destructive relationships. She draws on case histories and the voices of men and women trapped in negative relationships to help readers understand the reasons behind some men's destructive patterns and the part a woman plays in it.

This work... Read more >
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Obsessive Love
When It Hurts Too Much to Let Go
Written by Susan Forward and Craig Buck


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Bantam
On Sale: January 2, 2002
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-553-38142-9 (0-553-38142-3)

Renowned psychotherapist Dr. Susan Forward presents detailed case studies to address the practice of overcoming destructive relationships and also offers a program that shows readers how to break the "connection compulsion" that keeps them trapped in unhealthy, obsessive relationships.

This work is sure to afford students of psychology and sociology a... Read more >

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The Archaeology of Knowledge

Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 12, 1982
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-71106-5 (0-394-71106-8)

Madness, sexuality, power, knowledge--are these facts of life or simply parts of speech?  The Archaeology of Knowledge begins at the level of "things said" and moves quickly to illuminate the connections between knowledge, language, and action in a style at once profound and personal.  A summing up of Foucault's own methodological assumptions, this... Read more >
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Discipline & Punish
The Birth of the Prison
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 25, 1995
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-75255-4 (0-679-75255-2)

Using academic works and legal documents dating back to the early 1700s, Foucault constructs a history of punishment, beginning with the spectacle of corporal punishment and public execution and ending with the institution of the modern prison.  He argues that over the course of approximately eighty years (between the torture and execution... Read more >
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The Foucault Reader

Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 12, 1984
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-71340-3 (0-394-71340-0)

Edited by Paul Rainbow.  Michel Foucault was one of the most influential thinkers in the contemporary world, someone whose work has affected the teaching of half a dozen disciplines ranging from literary criticism to the history of criminology. The Foucault Reader contains selections from each area of Foucault's work as well as... Read more >

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Madness and Civilization
A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Written by Michel Foucault


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 28, 1988
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-72110-9 (0-679-72110-X)

Foucault discusses the question of madness and how to define it by studying madness from 1500 to 1800--from the Middle Ages when insanity was considered part of everyday life and fools and madmen walked the streets, to the point when these people began to be considered a threat, asylums were built... Read more >
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Where We Going, Daddy?
Life with Two Sons Unlike Any Other
Written by Jean-Louis Fournier
Translated by Adriana Hunter


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $12.00
ISBN: 978-1-59051-338-5 (1-59051-338-X)

Jean-Louis Fournier did not expect to have a disabled child. He certainly did not expect to have two. But that is precisely what happened to this wry French humorist and his attempts to live and cope with his Mathieu and Thomas, both facing extremely debilitating physical and mental challenges, is the... Read more >
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One Foot Forward
Stories and Faces of Widows and Widowers
Written by Judith Fox and Michele Reiss, PhD
Contribution by Joanne Lynn, MD


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publisher: powerHouse Books
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $29.95
ISBN: 978-1-57687-649-7 (1-57687-649-7)

Few people are comfortable talking about end-of-life issues, death, and widowhood. When this most transformative of life events eventually happens, how does one continue on past the lingering questions, the new plans, the change in perspective?

One Foot Forward offers hope and solace. The insightful and powerful stories of the 20 widowed... Read more >

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The Doctor and the Soul
From Psychotherapy to Logotherapy
Written by Viktor E. Frankl


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 12, 1986
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-394-74317-2 (0-394-74317-2)

In this expanded edition of his classic work, internationally known Viennese psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl sets forth the principles of existential psychiatry.  Frankl holds that man's search for meaning in existence is a primary facet of his being; if the search is unrequited, it leads to neurosis. The role of the therapist... Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1427-1 (0-8070-1427-3)

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945, Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the... Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Paperback, 184 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $9.99
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1429-5 (0-8070-1429-X)

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945, Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Man's Search for Meaning
Gift Edition
Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Preface by Gordon W. Allport


Format: Hardcover, 184 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: March 30, 2000
Price: $19.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-1426-4 (0-8070-1426-5)

One of the 10 most influential books in America. –Library of Congress/Book-of-the-Month Club “Survey of Lifetime Readers”

We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist not in talk and meditation... Read more >
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The Healing Power of Meditation
Leading Experts on Buddhism, Psychology, and Medicine Explore the Health Benefits of Contemplative Practice
Written by Andy Fraser
Contribution by Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sogyal Rinpoche and Clifford Saron
Foreword by Daniel Goleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Shambhala
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-61180-059-3 (1-61180-059-5)

Regular meditation practice has a powerful impact on the mind and body, rewiring the brain and bringing us all kinds of benefits: contentment and well-being, resilience and focus, better mental and physical health, and greater empathy and compassion. This wide-ranging anthology brings together pioneering Tibetan Buddhist teachers, scientific researchers, and health... Read more >

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Positivity
Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life
Written by Barbara Fredrickson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Harmony
On Sale: December 29, 2009
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-307-39374-6 (0-307-39374-7)

World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson gives readers the lab-tested tools necessary to create a healthier, more vibrant, and flourishing life through a process she calls "the upward spiral." You’ll discover:

• What positivity is, and why it needs to be heartfelt to be effective
• The ten sometimes surprising forms of positivity
•... Read more >
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