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

Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft’s Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

“At the core, Hit Refresh, is about us humans and the unique quality we call empathy, which will become ever more valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status quo like never before.” – Satya Nadella from Hit Refresh “Satya has charted a course for making the most of the
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The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The best true spy story I have ever read.”—JOHN LE CARRÉ The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War. If anyone could be considered a Russian counterpart to the
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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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Business & Money

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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Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership

Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership

The Classic Leadership Resources Now In Its 5th Edition! First published in 1984, Lee Bolman and Terrence Deal’s bestselling text has become a classic in the field. Its four-frame model provides four different perspectives through which organizations can be understood. The Structural Frame focuses on organization structure and provides insight into how managers and leaders within
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The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great

The Power of a Positive Team: Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great

A book about teams to help teams become more positive, united and connected. Worldwide bestseller — the author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams – and provides practical tools to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance. Jon Gordon doesn’t
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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

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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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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Fitness & Dieting

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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The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation

The Miracle of Mindfulness: A Manual on Meditation

In this beautiful and lucid guide, Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh offers gentle anecdotes and practical exercise as a means of learning the skills of mindfulness–being awake and fully aware. From washing the dishes to answering the phone to peeling an orange, he reminds us that each moment holds within it an opportunity to work
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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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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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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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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC! “An irresistibly addictive tour of the human condition.”–Kirkus, starred review “Rarely have I read a book that challenged me to see myself in an entirely new light, and was at the same time laugh-out-loud funny and utterly absorbing.”–Katie Couric “This is a daring,
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History

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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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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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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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

Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments

Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments

A Must-Read for Any Investor Looking to Maximize Their Chances of Success Big Mistakes: The Best Investors and Their Worst Investments explores the ways in which the biggest names have failed, and reveals the lessons learned that shaped more successful strategies going forward. Investing can be a rollercoaster of highs and lows, and the investors
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Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions

Good People, Bad Managers: How Work Culture Corrupts Good Intentions

There’s far more bad management behavior taking place today than the well-intentioned doling it out realize… and even more than those on the receiving end are aware of! There’s little mystery about what good management entails; the biggest mystery is why people are calling this bad behavior “good enough.” Today’s managers work in a success
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Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One

Pivot: The Only Move That Matters Is Your Next One

“Looking to make a career change? Pivot is a book you will turn to again and again.”—Daniel H. Pink, author of To Sell Is Human and Drive If you’ve got the perfect job or business, congratulations. But if you are even a little bit uncertain that your current gig is the right one, it is
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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

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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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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Politics & Government

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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Productivity & Time Management

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

One of the most valuable skills in our economy is becoming increasingly rare. If you master this skill, you’ll achieve extraordinary results.   Deep work is the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task. It’s a skill that allows you to quickly master complicated information and produce better results in less time.
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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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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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Psychology & Counseling

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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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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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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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

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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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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Social Sciences

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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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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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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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

Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

Social: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Connect

We are profoundly social creatures–more than we know.  In Social, renowned psychologist Matthew Lieberman explores groundbreaking research in social neuroscience revealing that our need to connect with other people is even more fundamental, more basic, than our need for food or shelter.  Because of this, our brain uses its spare time to learn about the
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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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The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)

The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick)

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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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