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Biographies & Memoirs

Mandela to Marie Curie, Steve Jobs to Toussaint L’Ouverture—learn the life lessons of giants. 

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation’s birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington’s character, but also illuminates the origins of America’s counterintelligence movement that led to the modern day CIA. In 1776, an elite group of soldiers were
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China in Ten Words

China in Ten Words

From one of China’s most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the country’s meteoric economic and social transformation. Framed by ten phrases common in the Chinese vernacular—“people,”
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Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

Silicon Valley icon and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the unlikely stories of his life and the lessons we can draw from them. Guy Kawasaki has been a fixture in the tech world since he was part of Apple’s original Macintosh team in the 1980s. He’s widely respected as a source of wisdom about entrepreneurship,
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Business & Money

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries

*Wall Street Journal bestseller *Next Big Idea Club selection―chosen by Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Dan Pink, and Adam Grant as one of the “two most groundbreaking new nonfiction reads of the season” *Washington Post’s “10 Leadership Books to Watch for in 2019” *Inc.com’s “10 Business Books You Need to Read in 2019” *Business Insider’s “14
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True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership

True North shows how anyone who follows their internal compass can become an authentic leader. This leadership tour de force is based on research and first-person interviews with 125 of today’s top leaders—with some surprising results. In this important book, acclaimed former Medtronic CEO Bill George and coauthor Peter Sims share the wisdom of these
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Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling

Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling

  Ditch the failed sales tactics, fill your pipeline, and crush your number Fanatical Prospecting gives salespeople, sales leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives a practical, eye-opening guide that clearly explains the why and how behind the most important activity in sales and business development—prospecting. The brutal fact is the number one reason for failure in sales is
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Business Creation

Business Creation: Ten Factors for Entrepreneurial Success

Business Creation: Ten Factors for Entrepreneurial Success

Business creation, or entrepreneurship, is a major source of national economic growth and adaptation as well as an important career choice for millions. In this insightful book, Paul D. Reynolds presents an overview of the major factors associated with contemporary business creation, reflecting representative samples of US early stage nascent ventures, and emphasizing the unique
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Business Motivation & Self-Improvement

Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace

Leadershift: The 11 Essential Changes Every Leader Must Embrace

Special Shipping Information: This item cannot be returned to Amazon.com. For additional information concerning this policy, please visit our Product Specific Returns Policy Page. Note: Available at a lower price from other sellers that may not offer free Prime shipping. Internationally recognized leadership expert John C. Maxwell teaches readers how to shift their leadership to keep innovating, improving, and influencing
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Christian Books & Bibles

The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own

The More of Less: Finding the Life You Want Under Everything You Own

Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter, and we tire of cleaning and managing and organizing. While excess consumption leads to bigger houses, faster cars, fancier technology, and cluttered homes, it never brings happiness. Rather, it results in a desire for more. It redirects
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Crafts

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t work. The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we’re then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more
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Europe

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

Rise Up Women!: The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes

On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote. In November 1919, the first woman MP, Lady Nancy Astor, was elected to the House of Commons. History was made. A hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle women undertook to
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Finance

Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth―and How You Can Too

Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth―and How You Can Too

Everywhere we turn, we hear negative financial news—that the American Dream is dead or that the little man can’t get ahead. Our culture feeds us the lie that it’s impossible to become a millionaire in America today, but it’s time you heard the truth. In his newest book, Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth—and
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Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business

Dear Founder: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to Start a Business

The Los Angeles Times and USA Today bestseller! Wise, practical, and profitable letters to entrepreneurs, leaders, managers, and business owners in every field―from a leading executive, investor, and business founder More than 600,000 new businesses are launched each year. How can a start-up find the funding it needs to survive? When, if at all, should a company go public?
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Fitness & Dieting

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Malcolm Gladwell’s provocative new #1 bestseller — now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David’s victory was
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The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age (The Plant Paradox)

The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age (The Plant Paradox)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Plant Paradoxcomes a groundbreaking plan for living a long, healthy, happy life. From the moment we are born, our cells begin to age. But aging does not have to mean decline. World-renowned surgeon Dr. Steven Gundry has been treating mature patients for most of his
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Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life. “Essential reading”—Bustle • One of Elle’s “Best Books to Read in Spring 2019” Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really
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Government and Politics

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

**SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** ‘If you read just one work of non-fiction this year, it should probably be this … what this book forces you to face is more important than any other subject’ David Sexton, Evening Standard It is worse, much worse, than you think. The slowness of climate change is a fairy
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Happiness Self-Help

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do To Win At Life

Game Changers: What Leaders, Innovators, and Mavericks Do to Win at Life

The bestselling author of Head Strong and The Bulletproof Diet answers the question, “How can I kick more ass at life?” by culling the wisdom of world-class thought leaders, maverick scientists, and disruptive entrepreneurs to provide proven techniques for becoming happier, healthier, and smarter. When Dave Asprey started his Bulletproof Radio podcast more than five years ago, he sought out influencers
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Health

What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food

What to Eat When: A Strategic Plan to Improve Your Health and Life Through Food

NY Times best-selling author Dr. Michael Roizen reveals how the food choices you make each day–and when you make them–can affect your health, your energy, your sex life, your waistline, your attitude, and the way you age. What if eating two cups of blueberries a day could prevent cancer? If drinking a kale-infused smoothie could counteract
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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don’t Know

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and What the Dog Saw, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers—and why they often go wrong. How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are
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Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age

Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age

The instant New York Times bestseller from the author of Reviving Ophelia–a guide to wisdom, authenticity, and bliss for women as they age. Women growing older contend with ageism, misogyny, and loss. Yet as Mary Pipher shows, most older women are deeply happy and filled with gratitude for the gifts of life. Their struggles help them grow into
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History

Written in History: Letters That Changed the World

Outstanding selection of great letters from ancient times to the 21st century, touching on power, love, art, sex, faith, and war. Written in History: Letters that Changed the World celebrates the great letters of world history, and cultural and personal life. Bestselling, prizewinning historian Simon Sebag Montefiore selects letters that have changed the course of
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The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great

Now a #1 New York Times Bestseller. Human beings have never had it better than we have it now in the West. So why are we on the verge of throwing it all away? In 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro spoke at the University of California–Berkeley. Hundreds of police officers were required
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History** Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and Smithsonian Magazine.​ “Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his
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Hobbies & Home

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness

For most of us, outer order contributes to inner calm. And for most of us, a rigid, one-size-fits-all solution doesn’t work. The fact is, when we tailor our approach to suit our own particular challenges and habits, we’re then able to create the order that will make our lives happier, healthier, more productive, and more
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Investing

The FALCON Method: A Proven System for Building Passive Income and Wealth Through Stock Investing

The FALCON Method: A Proven System for Building Passive Income and Wealth Through Stock Investing

Beat the Market and Grow Your Cash Flow Without Becoming a Full-time Investor Most investment strategies are just too complicated, too risky, or too subjective. Most investors fail because they don’t manage risk. But the biggest risks in investing are emotional and psychological. That’s why you The Falcon Method is designed to force you to
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Job Hunting & Careers

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

Do What You Are: Discover the Perfect Career for You Through the Secrets of Personality Type

The bestselling guide to finding career success and satisfaction through Personality Type is now thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated. Do What You Are — the time-honored classic that has already helped more than a million people find truly satisfying work — is now updated to include jobs in today’s hottest markets, including health services, education, and
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The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery

The Truth About Employee Engagement: A Fable About Addressing the Three Root Causes of Job Misery

The Truth About Employee Engagement was originally published as The Three Signs of a Miserable Job. A bestselling author and business guru tells how to improve job satisfaction and performance. In his sixth fable, bestselling author Patrick Lencioni takes on a topic that almost everyone can relate to: job misery. Millions of workers, even those
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Management & Leadership

Adaptability: The Art of Winning in an Age of Uncertainty

Adaptability: The Art of Winning in an Age of Uncertainty

This revolutionary new book harnesses the essence of human survival – the ability to adapt – to help people succeed in business and all other aspects of life. Through natural selection, humans have adapted unconsciously to their environment. Strategy and innovation expert, Max McKeown, draws on millions of years of evolution to create a practical and strategic
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Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Are you a genius or a genius maker? We’ve all had experience with two dramatically different types of leaders. The first type drain intelligence, energy, and capability from the ones around them and always need to be the smartest ones in the room. These are the idea killers, the energy sappers, the diminishers of talent
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Them: Why We Hate Each Other--and How to Heal

Them: Why We Hate Each Other–and How to Heal

* AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the New York Times bestselling author of The Vanishing American Adult, an intimate and urgent assessment of the existential crisis facing our nation. Something is wrong. We all know it. American life expectancy is declining for a third straight year. Birth rates are dropping. Nearly half
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Marketing & Sales

Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling

Fanatical Prospecting: The Ultimate Guide to Opening Sales Conversations and Filling the Pipeline by Leveraging Social Selling, Telephone, Email, Text, and Cold Calling

  Ditch the failed sales tactics, fill your pipeline, and crush your number Fanatical Prospecting gives salespeople, sales leaders, entrepreneurs, and executives a practical, eye-opening guide that clearly explains the why and how behind the most important activity in sales and business development—prospecting. The brutal fact is the number one reason for failure in sales is
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

Featuring a new afterword. Why did crime in New York drop in the mid-90s? Why is teenage smoking out of control? Why are television shows like Sesame Street good at teaching kids how to read? In The Tipping Point, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in society happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Just as a single sick
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Medical Books

The Brain: The Story of You

The Brain: The Story of You

Locked in the silence and darkness of your skull, your brain fashions the rich narratives of your reality and your identity. Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman for a journey into the questions at the mysterious heart of our existence. What is reality? Who are “you”? How do you make decisions? Why does your brain need
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Military

Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War

An important, disturbing, and gripping history” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), the never-before-told story of the computer scientists and the NSA, Pentagon, and White House policymakers who invent and employ cyber wars—where every country can be a major power player and every hacker a mass destroyer. In June 1983, President Reagan watched the movie War Games, in
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Parenting & Relationships

Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change

Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He will Change

This is the world-renowned, inspiring, practical program for women who believe that being in love means being in pain. A multi-million-copy bestseller,Women Who Love Too Much presents a clear, comprehensive, 10-point recovery plan for women who are addicted to the wrong men for the wrong reasons. Among the vital lessons you will learn in this program
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Philosophy

At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails

At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others

A New York Times “Ten Best Books of 2016” From the best-selling author of How to Live, a spirited account of one of the twentieth century’s major intellectual movements and the revolutionary thinkers who came to shape it Paris, 1933: three contemporaries meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are the young
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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

**SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** ‘If you read just one work of non-fiction this year, it should probably be this … what this book forces you to face is more important than any other subject’ David Sexton, Evening Standard It is worse, much worse, than you think. The slowness of climate change is a fairy
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Politics & Government

The Origins of Totalitarianism

The Origins of Totalitarianism

“How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times, even if they are different and perhaps less dark, and “Origins” raises a set of fundamental questions about how tyranny can arise and the dangerous forms of inhumanity to which it can
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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy

India After Gandhi: The History of the World’s Largest Democracy

From one of the subcontinent’s most important and controversial writers comes this definitive history of post-Partition India, published on the 60th anniversary of Independence Told in lucid and beautiful prose, the story of India’s wild ride toward and since Independence is a riveting one. Taking full advantage of the dramatic details of the protests and
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How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone—but have no idea
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Productivity & Time Management

What They Don't Teach You at Harvard Business School

What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School

This business classic features straight-talking advice you’ll never hear in school.   Featuring a new foreword by Ariel Emanuel and Patrick Whitesell Mark H. McCormack, one of the most successful entrepreneurs in American business, is widely credited as the founder of the modern-day sports marketing industry. On a handshake with Arnold Palmer and less than a
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Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done

Unsubscribe: How to Kill Email Anxiety, Avoid Distractions, and Get Real Work Done

A modern, no-nonsense guide to getting rid of email anxiety, reclaiming your productivity, and spending more time on the work that matters. Let’s face it: Email is killing our productivity. The average person checks their email 11 times per hour, processes 122 messages a day, and spends 28 percent of their total workweek managing their
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Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More

Great at Work: How Top Performers Work Less and Achieve More

Wall Street Journal Business Bestseller A Financial Times Business Book of the Month Named by The Washington Post as One of the 11 Leadership Books to Read in 2018 From the New York Times bestselling coauthor of Great by Choice comes an authoritative, practical guide to individual performance—based on analysis from an exhaustive, groundbreaking study.
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Psychology & Counseling

The Moral Animal: Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

The Moral Animal: Why We Are, the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology

Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women’s interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics–as well as their implications for our moral
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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures

What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures

What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us about how to hire teachers? What does hair dye tell us about the history of the 20th century? In the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has written three books that
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Shoot for the Moon

Fascinating new book examines the history of Nasa’s Apollo space missions’ Daily Mail_______Eight key lessons to revolutionise your life with the mindset that got man to the moon.20th July 1969: Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon. We all recognize this to be one of mankind’s greatest achievements. Yet what did
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Relationships

Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Eight Dates: Essential Conversations for a Lifetime of Love

Strengthen and deepen your love with a fun, ingenious program of eight life-changing conversations—on essential topics such as money, sex, and trust—from two of the world’s leading marriage researchers and clinicians. Navigating the challenges of long-term commitment takes effort—and it just got simpler, with this empowering, step-by-step guide to communicating about the things that matter
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Science & Math

Why Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn. It reveals-the importance of story, emotion, memory, context, and routine in building
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Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers: The Story of Success

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of “outliers”–the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like, and too little
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Social Sciences

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life

Is your phone the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed? Do you frequently pick it up “just to check,” only to look up forty-five minutes later wondering where the time has gone? Do you say you want to spend less time on your phone—but have no idea
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Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   Evicted meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land’s memoir about working as a maid, a beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in America. Includes a foreword by Barbara Ehrenreich.   At 28, Stephanie Land’s plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams of attending
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The Origins of Totalitarianism

The Origins of Totalitarianism

“How could such a book speak so powerfully to our present moment? The short answer is that we, too, live in dark times, even if they are different and perhaps less dark, and “Origins” raises a set of fundamental questions about how tyranny can arise and the dangerous forms of inhumanity to which it can
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Travel

Travel as a Political Act

Travel as a Political Act

Travel connects people with people. It helps us fit more comfortably and compatibly into a shrinking world. And it inspires creative new solutions to persistent problems facing our nation. We can’t understand our world without experiencing it. Traveling as a Political Act helps us take that first step. There’s more to travel than good-value hotels, great art,
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Uncategorized

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

In recent years, America’s criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that began in the 1970s was supported by many African American leaders
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Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them

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Palestine- A Four Thousand Year History

Palestine- A Four Thousand Year History

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Women's Health

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life. “Essential reading”—Bustle • One of Elle’s “Best Books to Read in Spring 2019” Burnout. Many women in America have experienced it. What’s expected of women and what it’s really
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