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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400033539
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.95

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With the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.&rdquo...

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Masterminds and Wingmen
Masterminds and Wingmen
Written by Rosalind Wiseman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307986689
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Masterminds and Wingmen
Helping Our Boys Cope with Schoolyard Power, Locker-Room Tests, Girlfriends, and the New Rules of Boy World
Written by Rosalind Wiseman


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $15.00

Books for a Better Life Award Winner

Here is a landmark book that reveals the way boys think and that shows parents, educators and coaches how to reach out and help boys overcome their most common yet difficult challenges -- by the bestselling author who changed our conception of adolescent girls.
 
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life
Written by Erving Goffman
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ISBN: 9780385094023
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The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

Written by Erving Goffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 1959
Price: $15.95

A study of human behavior in social situations and the way we appear to others. Dr. Goffman has employed as a framework the metaphor of theatrical performance. Discussions of social techniques are based upon detailed research and observation of social customs in many regions. Read more >
The Unthinkable
The Unthinkable
Written by Amanda Ripley
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ISBN: 9780307352903
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The Unthinkable
Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why
Written by Amanda Ripley


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $15.00

Discover how human beings react to danger–and what makes the difference between life and death

Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, terrorism, or other disasters. Tomorrow, some of us will have to make split-second choices to save ourselves and our families. How... Read more >
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The Lucifer Effect
The Lucifer Effect
Written by Philip Zimbardo
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ISBN: 9780812974447
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The Lucifer Effect
Understanding How Good People Turn Evil
Written by Philip Zimbardo


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $18.00

What makes good people do bad things? How can moral people be seduced to act immorally? Where is the line separating good from evil, and who is in danger of crossing it?

Renowned social psychologist Philip Zimbardo has the answers, and in The Lucifer Effect he explains how–and the myriad reasons why–we... Read more >
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The Highly Sensitive Child
The Highly Sensitive Child
Written by Elaine Aron
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ISBN: 9780767908726
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The Highly Sensitive Child
Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them
Written by Elaine Aron


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $14.99

The bestselling author and psychologist whose books have topped 240,000 copies in print now addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers.

With the publication of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn... Read more >
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Antifragile
Antifragile
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645276
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Antifragile
Things That Gain from Disorder
Written by Nassim Nicholas Taleb


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2012
Price: $12.99

Antifragile is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are Fooled by Randomness, The Black Swan, and The Bed of Procrustes.

Nassim Nicholas Taleb, the... Read more >
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The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
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ISBN: 9780307907035
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
 
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The Little Book of Talent
The Little Book of Talent
Written by Daniel Coyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345530257
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The Little Book of Talent
52 Tips for Improving Your Skills
Written by Daniel Coyle


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $18.00

The Little Book of Talent is a manual for building a faster brain and a better you. It is an easy-to-use handbook of scientifically proven, field-tested methods to improve skills—your skills, your kids’ skills, your organization’s skills—in sports, music, art, math, and business. The product of five years of reporting from... Read more >
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Delivered from Distraction
Delivered from Distraction
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345442314
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Delivered from Distraction
Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $16.00

In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Widely recognized as the classic in the field, the book has sold more than a million copies. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies... Read more >
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