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The Evolution of Revolutions
The Evolution of Revolutions
Written by Patrick J. Howie
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142353
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The Evolution of Revolutions
How We Create, Shape, and React to Change
Written by Patrick J. Howie


Format: Hardcover, 262 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

How can entrepreneurs predict what the next revolution will be? How does a new idea, product, or service spread throughout a social system to spark "the next big thing"? In this unique blend of historical analysis and how-to knowledge, a leading researcher and economist provides clear guidance on how to identify... Read more >
The Lust for Blood
The Lust for Blood
Written by Jeffrey A. Kottler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616142285
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The Lust for Blood
Why We Are Fascinated by Death, Murder, Horror, and Violence
Written by Jeffrey A. Kottler


Format: Hardcover, 310 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $25.00

If you’re like most Americans, you’ll find yourself slowing down on the highway near the scene of an accident, hoping to catch a glimpse of the mayhem. You probably also secretly enjoy the fistfights that break out at hockey games or hearing about the lurid details revealed during sensational murder trials... Read more >
Are We Born Racist?
New Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology
Written by Jeremy A. Smith, Jason Marsh and Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $18.00

Where do our prejudices come from? Why are some people more biased than others? Is it possible for individuals, and society as a whole, to truly defeat prejudice? In these pages, leading scientists, psychologists, educators, activists, and many others offer answers, drawing from new scientific discoveries that shed light on why... Read more >
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Underground
Underground
Written by Haruki Murakami
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ISBN: 9780307762757
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Underground
The Tokyo Gas Attack and the Japanese Psyche
Written by Haruki Murakami


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2010
Price: $11.99

From Haruki Murakami, internationally acclaimed author of The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Norwegian Wood, a work of literary journalism that is as fascinating as it is necessary, as provocative as it is profound.

In March of 1995, agents of a Japanese religious cult attacked the Tokyo subway system with sarin, a gas... Read more >
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Are We Born Racist?
Are We Born Racist?
Written by Jeremy A. Smith, Jason Marsh and Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton
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ISBN: 9780807011577
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Are We Born Racist?
New Insights from Neuroscience and Positive Psychology
Written by Jeremy A. Smith, Jason Marsh and Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: June 29, 2010
Price: $18.00

Where do our prejudices come from? Why are some people more biased than others? Is it possible for individuals, and society as a whole, to truly defeat prejudice? In these pages, leading scientists, psychologists, educators, activists, and many others offer answers, drawing from new scientific discoveries that shed light on why... Read more >
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The Lonely American
The Lonely American
Written by Jacqueline Olds
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ISBN: 9780807000359
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The Lonely American
Drifting Apart in the Twenty-first Century
Written by Jacqueline Olds


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $19.00

In today's world, it is more acceptable to be depressed than to be lonely-yet loneliness appears to be the inevitable byproduct of our frenetic contemporary lifestyle. According to the 2004 General Social Survey, one out of four Americans talked to no one about something of importance to them during the last... Read more >
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What You Don't Know You Know

Written by Ken Eisold


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $23.95

The unconscious sprang to the attention of the West a hundred years ago, and we are still struggling to absorb its full impact. It was one thing to understand the concept, to see it and believe it, but another to live with it, to take in fully its challenge to our... Read more >
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What You Don't Know You Know
What You Don't Know You Know
Written by Ken Eisold
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ISBN: 9781590512616
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What You Don't Know You Know
Our Hidden Motives in Life, Business, and Everything Else
Written by Ken Eisold


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 19, 2010
Price: $23.95

The unconscious sprang to the attention of the West a hundred years ago, and we are still struggling to absorb its full impact. It was one thing to understand the concept, to see it and believe it, but another to live with it, to take in fully its challenge to our... Read more >
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Distracted
Distracted
Written by Maggie Jackson, Foreword by Bill McKibben
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027485
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Distracted
The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
Written by Maggie Jackson
Foreword by Bill McKibben


Format: Trade Paperback, 327 pages
On Sale: September 22, 2009
Price: $18.00

Do you text during family dinners or read e-mails during meetings? Does your spouse learn about your day from Facebook? Do you get news about the world by scanning online headlines while also doing something else? Welcome to the land of distraction. Despite our wondrous technologies and scientific advances, we are... Read more >
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Reset
Reset
Written by Kurt Andersen, Foreword by Tom Brokaw
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369642
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Reset
How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America
Written by Kurt Andersen
Foreword by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $11.99

“This is the end of the world as we’ve known it,” Kurt Andersen writes in Reset. “But it isn’t the end of the world.” In this smart and refreshingly hopeful book, Andersen–a brilliant analyst and synthesizer of historical and cultural trends, as well as a bestselling novelist and host of public... Read more >
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Reset
Reset
Written by Kurt Andersen, Read by Kurt Andersen
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ISBN: 9780307705013
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Reset
How This Crisis Can Restore Our Values and Renew America
Written by Kurt Andersen
Read by Kurt Andersen


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 28, 2009
Price: $7.50

“This is the end of the world as we’ve known it,” Kurt Andersen writes in Reset. “But it isn’t the end of the world.” In this smart and refreshingly hopeful book, Andersen–a brilliant analyst and synthesizer of historical and cultural trends, as well as a bestselling novelist and host of public... Read more >
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The Unthinkable
The Unthinkable
Written by Amanda Ripley
Format: Trade Paperback
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 Definitive Book of Body Language
The Definitive Book of Body Language
Written by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307483690
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The Definitive Book of Body Language

Written by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $14.99

Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.

It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give... Read more >
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The Unthinkable
The Unthinkable
Written by Amanda Ripley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307449276
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The Unthinkable
Who Survives When Disaster Strikes - and Why
Written by Amanda Ripley


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

It lurks in the corner of our imagination, almost beyond our ability to see it: the possibility that a tear in the fabric of life could open up without warning, upending a house, a skyscraper, or a civilization.

Today, nine out of ten Americans live in places at significant risk of... Read more >
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Distracted
Distracted
Written by Maggie Jackson, Foreword by Bill McKibben
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591026235
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Distracted
The Erosion of Attention and the Coming Dark Age
Written by Maggie Jackson
Foreword by Bill McKibben


Format: Hardcover, 327 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2008
Price: $25.99

We have oceans of information at our fingertips, yet we seek knowledge in Yahoo headlines glimpsed on the run. We are networked as never before, but we connect with friends and family via email and fleeting face-to-face moments that are rescheduled a dozen times.
Welcome to the land of distraction.

Despite our... Read more >
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Sweet Release
Sweet Release
Written by James Davison, Jr., Ph.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025580
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Sweet Release
The Last Step to Black Freedom
Written by James Davison, Jr., Ph.D.


Format: Hardcover, 277 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2008
Price: $26.99

African Americans have come a long way in the difficult upward struggle from slavery to the relatively broad freedoms enjoyed today. Together, as a potent and well-knit group, they have battled endlessly in their march toward freedom.
Finally, according to psychologist James Davison Jr., the last step to freedom for black... Read more >
Humanity Against Itself
Humanity Against Itself
Written by Benjamin Kovitz, M.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025733
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Humanity Against Itself
The Retreat from Reason
Written by Benjamin Kovitz, M.D.


Format: Hardcover, 167 pages
On Sale: December 31, 2007
Price: $27.99

In this broad overview of humanity’s predicament, psychiatrist Benjamin Kovitz illustrates the parallels between anxiety in the individual and discord in civilization as a whole. Kovitz emphasizes that civilization rests upon the precarious foundation of human nature, with its age-old tendencies toward self-deception, violence, and pursuit of power. He argues that... Read more >
Made to Stick
Made to Stick
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Read by Charles Kahlenberg
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739341346
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Made to Stick
Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Read by Charles Kahlenberg


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $29.95

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.”... Read more >
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Made to Stick
Made to Stick
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath, Read by Charles Kahlenberg
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739341353
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Made to Stick
Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Read by Charles Kahlenberg


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $15.00

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.”... Read more >
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Made to Stick
Made to Stick
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400064281
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Made to Stick
Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $26.00

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas–business people, teachers, politicians, journalists, and others–struggle to make their ideas “stick.”... Read more >
Made to Stick
Made to Stick
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath
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ISBN: 9781588365965
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Made to Stick
Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
Written by Chip Heath and Dan Heath


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 2, 2007
Price: $13.99

BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Chip Heath and Dan Heath's Switch.

Mark Twain once observed, “A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with... Read more >
Sham
Sham
Written by Steve Salerno
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400054107
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Sham
How the Self-Help Movement Made America Helpless
Written by Steve Salerno


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 26, 2006
Price: $13.95

Self-help: To millions of Americans it seems like a godsend. To many others it seems like a joke. But as investigative reporter Steve Salerno reveals in this groundbreaking book, it’s neither—in fact it’s much worse than a joke. Going deep inside the Self-Help and Actualization Movement (fittingly, the words form the... Read more >
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The Definitive Book of Body Language
The Definitive Book of Body Language
Written by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553804720
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The Definitive Book of Body Language

Written by Barbara Pease and Allan Pease


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: July 25, 2006
Price: $26.00

Available for the first time in the United States, this international bestseller reveals the secrets of nonverbal communication to give you confidence and control in any face-to-face encounter–from making a great first impression and acing a job interview to finding the right partner.

It is a scientific fact that people’s gestures give... Read more >
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The Father Factor
The Father Factor
Written by Stephan B. Poulter, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591024101
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The Father Factor
How Your Father's Legacy Impacts Your Career
Written by Stephan B. Poulter, Ph.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 239 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $18.99

Does your career seem to be stalled or headed down a dead end street? Do you have frequent problems interacting with subordinates, bosses, or fellow employees? Do "gender issues" seem to interfere with your day-to-day work? Do you feel that your efforts go unnoticed by the "higher ups"? Do you secretly... Read more >
The Sociopath Next Door
The Sociopath Next Door
Written by Martha Stout, Ph.D.
Format: Trade Paperback
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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