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The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9780307969101
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler
Read by Marc Cashman


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On Sale: August 9, 2011
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What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
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Diamond Heart: Book Five
Diamond Heart: Book Five
Written by A. H. Almaas
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ISBN: 9781590309063
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Diamond Heart: Book Five
Inexhaustible Mystery
Written by A. H. Almaas


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2011
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From one perspective, we can see ourselves merely as human beings struggling in a crowded and chaotic world of suffering. This book opens our eyes to a different reality, one that turns our familiar world inside out. We need only explore—with curiosity and love—our true potential as human beings in order... Read more >
Out of Character
Out of Character
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo
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ISBN: 9780307717771
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Out of Character
Surprising Truths About the Liar, Cheat, Sinner (and Saint) Lurking in All of Us
Written by David DeSteno and Piercarlo Valdesolo


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $9.99

Have you ever wondered why a trumpeter of family values would suddenly turn around and cheat on his wife? Why jealousy would send an otherwise level-headed person into a violent rage? What could drive a person to blow a family fortune at the blackjack tables?
 
Or have you ever pondered what might...

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The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

Written by Milton Rokeach
Introduction by Rick Moody


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasingly violent behavior toward his family; and Leon Gabor, a college dropout and veteran of...

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The Three Christs of Ypsilanti
The Three Christs of Ypsilanti
Written by Milton Rokeach, Introduction by Rick Moody
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The Three Christs of Ypsilanti

Written by Milton Rokeach
Introduction by Rick Moody


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $17.95

On July 1, 1959, at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, the social psychologist Milton Rokeach brought together three paranoid schizophrenics: Clyde Benson, an elderly farmer and alcoholic; Joseph Cassel, a failed writer who was institutionalized after increasingly violent behavior toward his family; and Leon Gabor, a college dropout and veteran of... Read more >
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Games Alcoholics Play
Games Alcoholics Play
Written by Claude M. Steiner, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780307783820
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Games Alcoholics Play

Written by Claude M. Steiner, Ph.D.


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2011
Price: $7.99

The most lucid account of the patterns of problem drinkers ever set down in a book!

Drawing on soundly tested theories of transactional behavior, Dr. Steiner describes the three distinct types of alcoholics -- Drunk and Proud, Lush and Wino -- and their games, scripts and rackets: Debtor... Kick... Cops and robbers..... Read more >
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The Highly Sensitive Person in Love
The Highly Sensitive Person in Love
Written by Elaine Aron
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ISBN: 9780307567680
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The Highly Sensitive Person in Love
Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You
Written by Elaine Aron


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

Do you fall in love hard, but fear intimacy? Are you sick of being told that you are “too sensitive”? Do you struggle to respect a less-sensitive partner? Or have you given up on love, afraid of being too sensitive or shy to endure its wounds?

Statistics show that 50 percent of... Read more >
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Romancing the Shadow
Romancing the Shadow
Written by Connie Zweig and Steven Wolf
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ISBN: 9780307559487
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Romancing the Shadow

Written by Connie Zweig and Steven Wolf


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2009
Price: $13.99

Beneath the social mask we wear every day, we have a hidden shadow side: an impulsive, wounded, sad, or isolated part that we generally try to ignore, but which can erupt in hurtful ways. As therapists Connie Zweig and Steve Wolf show in this landmark book, the shadow can actually be... Read more >
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What's So Wrong with Being Absolutely Right
What's So Wrong with Being Absolutely Right
Written by Judy J. Johnson
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ISBN: 9781591026570
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What's So Wrong with Being Absolutely Right
The Dangerous Nature of Dogmatic Belief
Written by Judy J. Johnson


Format: Trade Paperback, 577 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $21.99

"Like pesky wasps buzzing circles around us, people who act as if they were the sole expert on a subject put us on edge. In halls of learning where we least expect to find it, in governments, in religious temples, in businesses, in marriages and families, dogmatism is the arrogant voice... Read more >
The Unfolding Now
The Unfolding Now
Written by A. H. Almaas
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ISBN: 9781590305591
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The Unfolding Now
Realizing Your True Nature through the Practice of Presence
Written by A. H. Almaas


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $18.95

The keys to self-knowledge and deep contentment  are right here before us in this very moment—if we can simply learn to live with open awareness. In The Unfolding Now, A. H. Almaas presents a marvelously effective practice for developing the transformative quality of presence. Through a particular method of self-observation and... Read more >
CrazyBusy
CrazyBusy
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780307414854
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CrazyBusy
Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast- Paced Life
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Are you too busy? Are you always running behind? Is your calendar loaded with more than you can possibly accomplish? Is it driving you crazy? You’re not alone. CrazyBusy–the modern phenomenon of brain overload–is a national epidemic. Without intending it or understanding how it happened, we’ve plunged ourselves into a mad... Read more >
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The Female Brain
The Female Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780767920100
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The Female Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $15.00

Why are women more verbal than men? Why do women remember details of fights that men can’t remember at all? Why do women tend to form deeper bonds with their female friends than men do with their male counterparts? These and other questions have stumped both sexes throughout the ages.

Now... Read more >
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The Female Brain
The Female Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
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The Female Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $11.99

Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest... Read more >
The Female Brain
The Female Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D., Read by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
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The Female Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
Read by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $17.50

Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest... Read more >
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CrazyBusy
CrazyBusy
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
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CrazyBusy
Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2007
Price: $16.00

Look at what's happened to the usual how-are-you exchange. It used to go like this: "How are you?" "Fine." Now it often goes like this: "How are you?" "Busy." Or "Too busy." Or simply "Crazy."

Without intending for it to happen or knowing how, when, or why it got started, many people... Read more >
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The Female Brain
The Female Brain
Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780767920094
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The Female Brain

Written by Louann Brizendine, M.D.


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $24.95

Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice as large.

Louann Brizendine, M.D. is a pioneering neuropsychiatrist who brings together the latest... Read more >
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Brilliancy
Brilliancy
Written by A. H. Almaas
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ISBN: 9781590303351
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Brilliancy
The Essence of Intelligence
Written by A. H. Almaas


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $29.95

Intelligence is one of the defining characteristics of human beings: an inherent ability to respond to the world with awareness, knowledge, learning, and insight. Most considerations of human intelligence are based on the notion that intelligence is a product of brain functioning. A. H. Almaas introduces here a radically different viewpoint... Read more >
Crazybusy
Crazybusy
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., Read by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
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ISBN: 9780739334744
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Crazybusy
Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Read by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $11.48

Look at what's happened to the usual how-are-you exchange. It used to go like this: "How are you?" "Fine." Now it often goes like this: "How are you?" "Busy." Or "Too busy." Or simply "Crazy."

Without intending for it to happen or knowing how, when, or why it got started, many people... Read more >
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Crazybusy
Crazybusy
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., Read by Don Leslie
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415934906
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Crazybusy
Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.
Read by Don Leslie


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 28, 2006
Price: $17.50

Are you too busy? Are you always running behind? Is your calendar loaded with more than you can possibly accomplish? Is it driving you crazy? You're not alone. Crazybusy–the modern phenomenon of brain overload–is a national epidemic. Without intending for it to happen, we've plunged ourselves into a mad rush of... Read more >
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The Sociopath Next Door
The Sociopath Next Door
Written by Martha Stout, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 9780767915823
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The Sociopath Next Door

Written by Martha Stout, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $14.95

Who is the devil you know?

Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?
Your sadistic high school gym teacher?
Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?
The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?

In the pages of The Sociopath Next Door, you will realize that your ex was... Read more >
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Learned Optimism
Learned Optimism
Written by Martin E. Seligman
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ISBN: 9781400078394
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Learned Optimism
How to Change Your Mind and Your Life
Written by Martin E. Seligman


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2006
Price: $15.95

Known as the father of the new science of positive psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman draws on more than twenty years of clinical research to demonstrate how optimism enchances the quality of life, and how anyone can learn to practice it. Offering many simple techniques, Dr. Seligman explains how to break an... 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: eBook
ISBN: 9780345490988
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Delivered from Distraction

Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 27, 2005
Price: $13.99

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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Delivered from Distraction
Delivered from Distraction
Written by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D. and John J. Ratey, M.D.
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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 >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download and an eBook.
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