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The Village Effect

(Available August 26, 2014)
The Village Effect
Written by Susan Pinker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069576
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $26.00

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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The Village Effect
How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier, Happier, and Smarter
Written by Susan Pinker


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2014
Price: $12.99

In her surprising, entertaining, and persuasive new book, award-winning author and psychologist Susan Pinker shows how face-to-face contact is crucial for learning, happiness, resilience, and longevity.
 
From birth to death, human beings are hardwired to connect to other human beings. Face-to-face contact matters: tight bonds of friendship and love heal... Read more >
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The Impossible Exile
The Impossible Exile
Written by George Prochnik
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516126
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $27.95

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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The Impossible Exile
Stefan Zweig at the End of the World
Written by George Prochnik


Format: eBook, 340 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.99

An original study of exile, told through the biography of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig
 
By the 1930s, Stefan Zweig had become the most widely translated living author in the world. His novels, short stories, and biographies were so compelling that they became instant best sellers. Zweig was also an intellectual... Read more >
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
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ISBN: 9780770437626
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804193351
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $17.50

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date?... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Mindwise
Mindwise
Written by Nicholas Epley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595911
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Mindwise
How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want
Written by Nicholas Epley


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $26.95

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...

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Mindwise
Mindwise
Written by Nicholas Epley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351676
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Mindwise
How We Understand What Others Think, Believe, Feel, and Want
Written by Nicholas Epley


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $13.99

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...

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How to Hug A Porcupine
Easy Ways to Love the Difficult People in Your Life
Edited by June Eding
Contribution by Dr. Debbie Joffe Ellis


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $9.99

How to Love the Difficult People in Your Life

Most of us know someone who, for whatever reason, always seems to cause problems, irritate others, or incite conflict. Often, these people are a part of our daily lives. The truth is that these trouble makers haven’t necessarily asked to be this way... Read more >
Everything Is Workable
Everything Is Workable
Written by Diane Musho Hamilton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800678
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Everything Is Workable
A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution
Written by Diane Musho Hamilton


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $16.95

Using mindfulness to work with and resolve the inevitable interpersonal conflicts that arise in all areas of life.

"Wonderfully engaging, perceptive, and wise."—William L. Ury, co-author of Getting to Yes

Conflict is going to be part of your life—as long as you have relationships, hold down a job, or have dry cleaning to... Read more >
A Day at the Beach
A Day at the Beach
Written by Geoffrey Wolff, Introduction by Ann Patchett
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804170093
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A Day at the Beach

Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Introduction by Ann Patchett


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.95

In this essay collection, now with a new introduction by Ann Patchett, Geoffrey Wolff recounts the moral (and sometimes immoral) education of a writer, friend, husband, and father. He shows us his wildly dysfunctional childhood Christmases—presided over by his con-man father—then shifts to his brash, short-lived teaching career in Istanbul. With... Read more >
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Friendfluence
Friendfluence
Written by Carlin Flora
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946959
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Friendfluence
The Surprising Ways Friends Make Us Who We Are
Written by Carlin Flora


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

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...

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The Need to Say No
The Need to Say No
Written by Jill Brooke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578264612
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The Need to Say No
The Importance of Setting Boundaries in Love, Life, & Your World - How to Be Bullish and Not Bullied
Written by Jill Brooke


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $12.50

The Need to Say No is a simple inspirational guide and instructional manual to help the reader gain command of their relationships by setting boundaries. Whether in love, work, family, or the world, the need to say no is imperative at times. And rather than accepting another transgression or being bullied... Read more >
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The Need to Say No
The Importance of Setting Boundaries in Love, Life, & Your World - How to Be Bullish and Not Bullied
Written by Jill Brooke


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $6.99

The Need to Say No is a simple inspirational guide and instructional manual to help the reader gain command of their relationships by setting boundaries. Whether in love, work, family, or the world, the need to say no is imperative at times. And rather than accepting another transgression or being bullied... Read more >
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F
F
Written by Franz Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307701589
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F
Poems
Written by Franz Wright


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $26.95

In these riveting poems, Wright declares, “I’ve said all that / I had to say. / In writing. / I signed my name. / It’s death’s move.” As he considers his mortality, the poet finds a new elation and clarity on the page, handing over for our examination the flawed yet...

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F
F
Written by Franz Wright
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349789
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F
Poems
Written by Franz Wright


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 27, 2013
Price: $13.99

In these riveting poems, Wright declares, “I’ve said all that / I had to say. / In writing. / I signed my name. / It’s death’s move.” As he considers his mortality, the poet finds a new elation and clarity on the page, handing over for our examination the flawed yet...

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The Bonds of Love
The Bonds of Love
Written by Jessica Benjamin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833303
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The Bonds of Love
Psychoanalysis, Feminism, & the Problem of Domination
Written by Jessica Benjamin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2013
Price: $11.99

Why do people submit to authority and derive pleasure even others have over them? What is the appeal of domination and submission, and why are they so prevalent in erotic life? Why is it so difficult for men and women to meet as equals? Why, indeed, do hey continue to recapitulate... Read more >
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Homecoming
Homecoming
Written by John Bradshaw
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804150385
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Homecoming
Reclaiming and Healing Your Inner Child
Written by John Bradshaw


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

Are you outwardly successful but inwardly do you feel like a big kid? Do you aspire to be a loving parent but all too often “lose it” in hurtful ways? Do you crave intimacy but sometimes wonder if it’s worth the struggle? Or are you plagued by constant vague feelings of... Read more >
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Chantaje Emocional
Chantaje Emocional
Written by Susan Forward
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9786073113632
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Chantaje Emocional

Written by Susan Forward


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $14.00

Esta obra parte del principio de que todos manipulamos hasta cierto nivel, pero el chantaje emocional es un nivel aún mayor. Quien chantajea se aprovecha de los miedos de la otra persona para hacerla sentir culpable u obligada a cumplir con sus exigencias. El libro se divide en dos partes principales... Read more >
A Day at the Beach
A Day at the Beach
Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307829269
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A Day at the Beach
Recollections
Written by Geoffrey Wolff


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2013
Price: $9.99

With these interwoven autobiographical essays, Geoffrey Wolff, author of the acclaimed The Duke of Deception, recounts the moral (and immoral) education of a writer, friend, husband, and father, as he offers his spirited, elegant, and deeply felt observations on an extraordinary life: from wildly dysfunctional childhood Christmases to a concupiscent career... Read more >
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Connect
Connect
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307833778
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Connect
12 Vital Ties that Open your Heart, Lengthen your Life, and Deepen your Soul
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $15.99

The promise of wellness and satisfaction has never been as ubiquitous in our culture as it is now.  Images of happy people stare out at us from magazine pages and television screens; they are successful and busy, hurrying from the office to the opera, eating healthfully and acting responsibly.  We are a nation... Read more >
Making Peace with Your Parents
Making Peace with Your Parents
Written by Harold Bloomfield, M.D. and Leonard Felder, Ph.D.
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307832269
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Making Peace with Your Parents

Written by Harold Bloomfield, M.D. and Leonard Felder, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: February 20, 2013
Price: $11.99

No matter how old you are and whether or not your parents are alive, you have to come to terms with them. This wise and practical book will show you how to deal with the most fundamental relationships in your life and, in the process, become the happy, creative, and fulfilled... Read more >
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Embracing the Shadow
Embracing the Shadow
Written by David Richo
Format: Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781611800470
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Embracing the Shadow
Discovering the Hidden Riches in Our Relationships
Written by David Richo


Format: Compact Disc
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

Our “shadow” side comes to the surface in relationships more than anywhere else. The good news is that when we recognize and understand that we can work with our tendency to project our shadow onto those with whom we’re in relationship, we can release ourselves from the habit to hurt or... Read more >
Subliminal
Subliminal
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307472250
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Subliminal
How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

Winner of the 2013 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Over the past two decades of neurological research, it has become increasingly clear that the way we experience the world--our perception, behavior, memory, and social judgment--is largely driven by the mind's subliminal processes and not by the conscious ones, as we have long...

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