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Loyalty

by Eric Felten Simon & Schuster (April 26, 2011)

A witty, provocative, story-filled inquiry into the indispensable virtue of loyalty—a tricky ideal that gets tangled and compromised when loyalties collide (as they inevitably do), but a virtue the author,...


Life on the Screen

by Sherry Turkle Simon & Schuster (April 26, 2011)

Life on the Screen is a book not about computers, but about people and how computers are causing us to reevaluate our identities in the age of the Internet. We are using life on the screen to engage in new ways...


Hyper

by Timothy Denevi Simon & Schuster (September 02, 2014)

The first book of its kind about what it’s like to be a child with ADHD, Hyper is a “haunting narrative that explores the world’s most scrutinized childhood condition from the inside out” (Nature) that...


Travels With Casey

by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Simon & Schuster (July 22, 2014)

A New York Times bestseller and People “Book of the Week”: This hilarious, charming road trip through canine-loving America is “essential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelers” (Library Journal...


Let the Tornado Come

by Rita Zoey Chin Simon & Schuster (June 24, 2014)

Hailed as a “clear-eyed book written with poetry and compassion” by The Boston Globe, Let the Tornado Come is the “lyrical debut memoir” (Kirkus Reviews) of a runaway child, the woman she became, and...


Animal Madness

by Laurel Braitman Simon & Schuster (June 10, 2014)

**“Science Friday” Summer Reading Pick**

**Discover magazine Top 5 Summer Reads**

**People magazine Best Summer Reads**

“A lovely, big-hearted book…brimming with compassion and the tales of the many,...


Conspiracy Theories and Other Dangerous Ideas

by Cass R. Sunstein Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

The most controversial essays from the bestselling author once called the most dangerous man in America—collected for the first time.

The nation’s most-cited legal scholar who for decades has been at the...


Second Wind

by Dr. Bill Thomas Simon & Schuster (March 11, 2014)

From one of the most original and innovative thinkers in medicine, this “stirring and splendid book” (Wall Street Journal) offers groundbreaking insight to the postwar generation on facing their second coming...


Manufacturing Depression

by Gary Greenberg Simon & Schuster (February 02, 2010)

Am I depressed or just unhappy? In the last two decades, antidepressants have become staples of our medicine cabinets—doctors now write 120 million prescriptions annually, at a cost of more than 10 billion...


The Rise

by Sarah Lewis Simon & Schuster (March 04, 2014)

From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections...


Bargaining with the Devil

by Robert Mnookin Simon & Schuster (February 09, 2010)

The art of negotiation—from one of the country’s most eminent practitioners and the Chair of the Harvard Law School’s Program on Negotiation.

One of the country’s most eminent practitioners of the art...


Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes and How to Correct Them

by Gary Belsky & Thomas Gilovich Simon & Schuster (January 12, 2010)

Protect and grow your finances with help from this definitive and practical guide to behavioral economics—revised and updated to reflect new economic realities.

In their fascinating investigation of the ways...


Expecting to Fly

by Martha Tod Dudman Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

DO YOU REMEMBER WHAT IT FELT LIKE TO BE FIFTEEN? MARTHA TOD DUDMAN DOES.

It starts with a blue hash pipe in a shabby field and a hot, tight dance at the Mayflower Hotel, and rapidly accelerates against the kaleidoscopic...


The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death.

by Gene Weingarten & Dave Barry Simon & Schuster (June 15, 2010)

When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer, and a headache means it's time to firm up your last will and testament, The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death....


Life is Not a Game of Perfect

by Bob Rotella & Bob Cullen Simon & Schuster (April 02, 1999)

Most people think talent is genetically determined. Either you can sing or you can't. You get calculus or it's beyond you. You have what it takes to succeed -- or you don't.

The truth about human performance...


Food and Loathing

by Betsy Lerner Simon & Schuster (January 28, 2003)

Never before Food and Loathing has the intimate relationship between mood swings and food swings been so honestly chronicled. As a bright but chubby girl, Betsy Lerner believed that thinness was the key to success...


Top Brain, Bottom Brain

by Stephen Kosslyn & G. Wayne Miller Simon & Schuster (November 05, 2013)

One of the world’s leading neuroscientists teams up with an accomplished writer to debunk the popular left-brain/right-brain theory and offer an exciting new way of thinking about our minds. The second edition,...


Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

by Elizabeth Dunn & Michael Norton Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2013)

Two professors combine their fascinating and cutting-edge research in behavioral science to explain how money can buy happiness—if you follow five core principles of smart spending.

Most people recognize that...


Brainstyles: Change Your Life Without Changing Who You Are

by Marlane Miller Simon & Schuster (September 25, 2012)

In this insightful, inspirational self-help book, readers will journey from the hard-edged realities of genetics and personal limitations to a limitless spiritual path and personal mastery of one's brainstyle....


The Delusions of Certainty

by Siri Hustvedt Simon & Schuster (October 17, 2017)

The Delusions of Certainty is a unique book by an extraordinary author. Siri Hustvedt is a notable novelist, art scholar, and a philosopher of science. In this memorable and immensely enjoyable volume, Hustvedt...


The Look Book

by Glenn Dixon, Michael Bennett, Md, Sarah Bennett & Genevieve Graham et al. Simon & Schuster (January 30, 2017)

Navigating the mysteries of the heart, The Look Book offers a road map for every stage of love with the best in fiction and nonfiction from across the Spring 2017 Simon & Schuster Canada list.

Travel to Verona,...


The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting

by Laurence Steinberg Simon & Schuster (March 28, 2017)

Most parents do a pretty good job of raising kids, says psychologist Laurence Steinberg, but truly effective parenting means not just relying on natural instincts but also on knowing what works and why. In The...


The Boy Who Loved Too Much

by Jennifer Latson Simon & Schuster (June 20, 2017)

The acclaimed, poignant story of a boy with Williams syndrome, a condition that makes people biologically incapable of distrust, a “well-researched, perceptive exploration of a rare genetic disorder seen through...


Reckless Years

by Heather Chaplin Simon & Schuster (July 11, 2017)

The “searingly honest, brilliantly written” (Delia Ephron, New York Times bestselling author) memoir of a woman trying to reinvent her life who finds, after her divorce, that true freedom to make any choice...


How to Fall in Love with Anyone

by Mandy Len Catron Simon & Schuster (June 27, 2017)

“A beautifully written and well-researched cultural criticism as well as an honest memoir” (Los Angeles Review of Books) from the author of the popular New York Times essay, “To Fall in Love with Anyone,...


In a House of Dreams and Glass

by Robert Klitzman Simon & Schuster (January 17, 2012)

A psychiatric resident's firsthand account reveals his struggles with the homeless, suicidal, and paranoid, and his frustrations with hospital politics and the limitations of an inexact science.

Fresh from medical...


Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

by Sharon Begley Simon & Schuster (February 07, 2017)

Using in-depth case studies to explore how we grapple with compulsion in ourselves and those we love, Can’t Just Stop examines the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior—“a fascinating...


Golf is Not a Game of Perfect

by Bob Rotella Simon & Schuster (September 17, 2007)

Filled with insightful stories about golf, Dr. Bob Rotella’s delightful book will improve the game of even the most casual weekend player.

Dr. Bob Rotella is one of the hottest performance consultants in America...


Rescuing Patty Hearst

by Virginia Holman Simon & Schuster (November 01, 2007)

In 1975, one year after Patty Hearst and her captors robbed Hibernia National Bank, a second kidnapping took place far from the glare of the headlines. Virginia Holman's mother, in the thrall of psychosis, spirited...


Desire

by Susan Cheever Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2008)

We've all felt the giddy flutter of excitement when our new lover walks into the room. Waited by the phone, changed our plans...But are we in love, or is there something darker at work? In Desire: Where Sex...


How to Stop Worrying and Start Living

by Dale Carnegie Simon & Schuster (August 24, 2010)

Learn how to break the worry habit -- Now and forever!

With Dale Carnegie's timeless advice in hand, more than six million people have learned how to eliminate debilitating fear and worry from their lives and...


The Truth About Grief

by Ruth Davis Konigsberg Simon & Schuster (January 04, 2011)

The five stages of grief are so deeply imbedded in our culture that no American can escape them. Every time we experience loss—a personal or national one—we hear them recited: denial, anger, bargaining,...


No Way Renee

by Renee Richards & John Ames Simon & Schuster (February 06, 2007)

In 1975, at the age of forty, Richard Raskind, a renowned eye surgeon and highly ranked amateur tennis player, "died," and Renée Richards was "born," in what was to become the most public and highly scrutinized...


Augusta, Gone

by Martha Tod Dudman Simon & Schuster (April 08, 2001)

"I'm not telling you where I am. Don't try to find me."

Remember Go Ask Alice? Augusta, Gone is the memoir Alice's mother never wrote. A single parent, Martha Tod Dudman is sure she is giving her two children...


The Seat of the Soul

by Gary Zukav Simon & Schuster (June 19, 2007)

The anniversary edition of this beloved bestseller is celebrated in Prefaces by Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou and contains a new Foreword by the author, website links, and a new Study Guide to help readers...


America Anonymous

by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Simon & Schuster (January 06, 2009)

America Anonymous is the unforgettable story of eight men and women from around the country -- including a grandmother, a college student, a bodybuilder, and a housewife -- struggling with addictions. For nearly...


The 6 Husbands Every Wife Should Have

by Dr. Steven Craig Simon & Schuster (February 07, 2012)

Clinical psychologist and radio host Dr. Steven Craig offers a revolutionary book that helps couples identify the six different people they need to become over the course of their relationship in order to grow...


How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age

by Dale Carnegie Simon & Schuster (October 04, 2011)

An adaptation of Dale Carnegie’s timeless prescriptions for the digital age.

Dale Carnegie’s time-tested advice has carried millions upon millions of readers for more than seventy-five years up the ladder...


Endangered Minds

by Jane M. Healy Simon & Schuster (July 19, 2011)

Is today's fast-paced media culture creating a toxic environment for our children's brains?

In this landmark, bestselling assessment tracing the roots of America's escalating crisis in education, Jane M. Healy,...


Monkey Mind

by Daniel Smith Simon & Schuster (July 03, 2012)

Daniel Smith’s Monkey Mind is the stunning articulation of what it is like to live with anxiety. As he travels through anxiety’s demonic layers, Smith defangs the disorder with great humor and evocatively...


Pre-Suasion

by Robert Cialdini Simon & Schuster (September 06, 2016)

The acclaimed New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Robert Cialdini—“the foremost expert on effective persuasion” (Harvard Business Review)—explains how it’s not necessarily the message...


The Hypomanic Edge

by John D. Gartner Simon & Schuster (March 01, 2005)

Why is America so rich and powerful? The answer lies in our genes, according to psychologist John Gartner.

Hypomania, a genetically based mild form of mania, endows many of us with unusual energy, creativity,...


Face Value

by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano Simon & Schuster (June 21, 2016)

“A fascinating look” (The Boston Globe) at how we think and talk about beauty in the twenty-first century—and the unexpected and often positive way that beauty shapes our lives.

For decades, we’ve thought...


A Book About Love

by Jonah Lehrer Simon & Schuster (July 12, 2016)

Number one bestselling science writer Jonah Lehrer explores the “only happiness that lasts”—love—in a book that “is interesting on nearly every page” (David Brooks, The New York Times Book Review...


F*ck Feelings: One Shrink's Practical Advice for Managing All Life's Impossible Problems

by Michael Bennett, Md & Sarah Bennett Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2015)

New York Times Bestseller

The only self-help book you’ll ever need, from a psychiatrist and his comedy writer daughter, who will help you put aside your unrealistic wishes, stop trying to change things you...


Uniquely Human

by Barry M. Prizant & Tom Fields-Meyer Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2015)

Winner of the Autism Society of America’s Dr. Temple Grandin Award for the Outstanding Literary Work in Autism

A groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism as...


The Sex Myth

by Rachel Hills Simon & Schuster (August 04, 2015)

From a bold new feminist voice, a book that will change the way you think about your sex life.

Fifty years after the sexual revolution, we are told that we live in a time of unprecedented sexual freedom; that...


How Champions Think

by Bob Rotella & Bob Cullen Simon & Schuster (May 05, 2015)

America’s preeminent sports psychologist delivers a groundbreaking guide to success in all aspects of life—not just sports—from business to relationships to personal challenges of every variety.

Acclaimed...


How To Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie Simon & Schuster (August 24, 2010)

You can go after the job you want—and get it!

You can take the job you have—and improve it!

You can take any situation—and make it work for you!

Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried...


Choosing Truth

by Harriette Cole Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

What does it mean to be "real" today? In a world where "truth" is a relative concept, is it possible to live an honorable life? Where half-truths and relentless spin are the rule, is honesty really the best...