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What the Dog Saw

by Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (October 01, 2009)

Over the past decade, Malcolm Gladwell has become the most gifted and influential journalist in America. In the New Yorker, his writings are such must-reads that the magazine charges advertisers significantly...


The Tipping Point

by Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2011)

Why did crime in New York drop in the middle of the 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...


David and Goliath

by Malcolm Gladwell Hachette Book Group (October 01, 2013)

We all know that underdogs can win--that's what the David versus Goliath legend tells us, and we've seen it with our own eyes. Or have we? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell, with his unparalleled ability...


Talking to Strangers

by Malcolm Gladwell Little, Brown and Company (September 09, 2019)

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers...


Hivemind

by Sarah Rose Cavanagh Grand Central Publishing (September 02, 2019)

At the crossroads between The Shallows and Presence, Hivemind is a provocative look at how communities can sync up around shared ideas, and how this hive mentality is contributing to today's polarized times....


Viral Parenting

by Mindy McKnight Grand Central Publishing (April 01, 2019)

Mindy McKnight, YouTube's favorite mom, shares the tools parents need to keep kids safe in their online lives--and shows how to create stronger family relationships as they do.

A cross between Jen Hatmaker...


The Formula

by Albert-Laszlo Barabasi Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2018)

In the bestselling tradition of Malcom Gladwell, James Gleick, and Nate Silver, prominent professor László Barabási gives us a trailblazing book that promises to transform the very foundations of how our...


The Human Swarm

by Mark W. Moffett Basic Books (April 15, 2019)

The epic story and ultimate big history of how human society evolved from intimate chimp communities into the sprawling civilizations of a world-dominating species

If a chimpanzee ventures into the territory...


In Defense of Troublemakers

by Charlan Nemeth Basic Books (March 19, 2018)

An eminent psychologist explains why dissent should be cherished, not feared

We've decided by consensus that consensus is good. In In Defense of Troublemakers, psychologist Charlan Nemeth argues that this principle...


Truth

by Hector Macdonald Little, Brown Spark (March 05, 2018)

"In a time when truth is under assault, Hector Macdonald is here to defend it. He offers clear-eyed, compelling guidelines for becoming a more accurate consumer and producer of information."-Adam Grant, author...


Who Can You Trust?

by Rachel Botsman PublicAffairs (November 13, 2017)

If you can't trust those in charge, who can you trust?From government to business, banks to media, trust in institutions is at an all-time low. But this isn't the age of distrust--far from it.

In this revolutionary...


Alone Together

by Sherry Turkle Basic Books (November 06, 2017)

A groundbreaking book by one of the most important thinkers of our time shows how technology is warping our social lives and our inner ones

Technology has become the architect of our intimacies. Online, we fall...


Head in the Cloud

by William Poundstone Little, Brown and Company (July 18, 2016)

The real-world value of knowledge in the mobile-device age.

More people know who Khloe Kardashian is than who Rene Descartes was. Most can't find Delaware on a map, correctly spell the word occurrence, or name...


Another Day in the Death of America

by Gary Younge Bold Type Books (October 03, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 J. Anthony Lukas PrizeShortlisted for the 2017 Hurston/Wright Foundation AwardFinalist for the 2017 Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in JournalismLonglisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie...


What the F

by Benjamin K. Bergen Basic Books (September 12, 2016)

It may be starred, beeped, and censored--yet profanity is so appealing that we can't stop using it. In the funniest, clearest study to date, Benjamin Bergen explains why, and what that tells us about our language...


The Happiness Hypothesis

by Jonathan Haidt Basic Books (December 25, 2006)

The bestselling author of The Righteous Mind and The Coddling of the American Mind draws on philosophical wisdom and scientific research to show how the meaningful life is closer than you think

The Happiness...


Scienceblind

by Andrew Shtulman Basic Books (April 24, 2017)

"A fascinating, empathetic book" --Wall Street Journal

Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, we're usually wrong and bad theories keep us from understanding science as it really is...


Weird

by Olga Khazan & Renata Friedman Hachette Books (April 07, 2020)

In the tradition of Susan Cain's Quiet and Scott Stossel's My Age of Anxiety, Atlantic staff writer Olga Khazan reclaims the concept of "weird" and turns it into a badge of honor rather than a slur, showing...


The Social Leap

by William von Hippel & Michael David Axtell Harper Wave (November 13, 2018)

In the compelling popular science tradition of Sapiens and Guns, Germs, and Steel, a groundbreaking and eye-opening exploration that applies evolutionary science to provide a new perspective on human psychology,...


Supersurvivors

by David B. Feldman, Lee Daniel Kravetz & Joel Richards Harper Wave (June 24, 2014)

Starting where resiliency studies leave off, two psychologists explore the science of remarkable accomplishment in the wake of trauma, revealing the surprising principles that allow people to transform their...


High Price

by Carl Hart & J.D. Jackson HarperAudio (December 17, 2013)

A pioneering neuroscientist shares his story of growing up in one of Miami's toughest neighborhoods and how it led him to his groundbreaking work in drug addiction.

As a youth, Carl Hart didn't realize the value...


Life on Purpose

by Victor J. Strecher & R.C. Bray HarperAudio (May 10, 2016)

A pioneer in the field of behavioral science delivers a groundbreaking work that shows how finding your purpose in life leads to better health and overall happiness.

Your life is a boat. You need a rudder. But...


The End of Average

by Todd Rose & Fred Sanders HarperAudio (January 19, 2016)

Are you above average? Is your child an A student? Is your employee an introvert or an extrovert? Every day we are measured against the yardstick of averages, judged according to how closely we come to it or...


Irrationally Yours

by Dan Ariely & Simon Jones HarperAudio (May 19, 2015)

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street...


Bad Advice

by Venus Nicolino HarperOne (November 06, 2018)

Over motivational messages? Sick AF of inspirational quotes? Done with the shiny happy bad advice that gets you nowhere? Well, heads up: you're about to get a shitload of Good Advice.

In Bad Advice, relationship...


Barking Up the Wrong Tree

by Eric Barker & Roger Wayne HarperAudio (May 16, 2017)

Much of the advice we've been told about achievement is logical, earnest...and downright wrong. In Barking Up the Wrong Tree, Eric Barker reveals the extraordinary science behind what actually determines success...


Against Empathy

by Paul Bloom & Karen Cass HarperAudio (December 06, 2016)

A controversial call to arms, Against Empathy argues that the natural impulse to share the feelings of others can lead to immoral choices in both public policy and in our intimate relationships with friends...


Shame Nation

by Sue Scheff, Erin Bennett & Melissa Schorr Blackstone Publishing (October 03, 2017)

In today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away.

A rogue tweet can bring down a business; an army of trolls can run a celebrity off-line; and virtual harassment might cause real psychological...


How We Are

by Vincent Deary & Matthew Brenher Blackstone Publishing (December 30, 2014)

The first book in a major new trilogy--one that willhelp readers everywhere live fuller, more satisfying lives.

Welive in small worlds.

HowWe Are is an astonishing debut and the first part of themonumental How...


Life is Friends

by Jeanne Martinet Blackstone Publishing (March 03, 2009)

With an attitude that's savvy, sympathetic, and delightfully down-to-earth, Jeanne Martinet gives you the game plan for relearning the lost art of socializing. Forget texting, IM'ing, Facebook, and Internet...


Wait

by Frank Partnoy & Sean Runnette Blackstone Publishing (June 26, 2012)

A passionate polemic in favor of pausing to think, not blink

What do these scenarios have in common: a professional tennis player returning a serve, a woman evaluating a first date across the table, a naval officer...


In Defense of Women

by H. L. Mencken & Fred Williams Blackstone Publishing (April 18, 2011)

Originally published in 1918, this book considers topics that remain of vital interest to today’s readers, including monogamy and polygamy, the double standard, sexual harassment, and declining marriage rates....


Status Anxiety

by Alain De Botton & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Anyone who's ever lost sleep over an unreturned phone call or the neighbor's Lexus had better read Alain de Botton's irresistibly clear-headed book--immediately. For in its pages, a master explicator of our...