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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...


On Equilibrium

by John Ralston Saul Simon & Schuster (July 22, 2014)

This international bestseller and “intellectual tour de force” (The Montreal Gazette) is both an attack on our weakness for ideologies and a manual for humanist action.


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,...


Give War and Peace a Chance

by Andrew D. Kaufman Simon & Schuster (May 20, 2014)

“This lively appreciation of one of the most intimidating and massive novels ever written should persuade many hesitant readers to try scaling the heights of War and Peace sooner rather than later” (Publishers...


Signed, Sealed, Delivered

by Nina Sankovitch Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2014)

The author of the much-admired Tolstoy and the Purple Chair goes on a quest through the history of letters and her own personal correspondence to discover and celebrate what is special about the handwritten...


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....


Merchants of Truth

by Jill Abramson Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2019)

The definitive report on the disruption of the news media over the last decade. With the expert guidance of former Executive Editor of The New York Times Jill Abramson, we follow two legacy (The New York Times...


Watch Your Tongue

by Mark Abley Simon & Schuster (October 16, 2018)

Phrases, idioms, and clichés—why do we say the things we say? Watch Your Tongue explores weird and wonderful everyday sayings and what they reveal about us.

Do you ever wonder why you shouldn’t have a cow...


Story of Philosophy

by Will Durant Simon & Schuster (July 24, 2012)

A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers—Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James,...


The Monarchy of Fear

by Martha C. Nussbaum Simon & Schuster (July 03, 2018)

From one of the world’s most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current political crisis and recommendations for how to mend our divided country.

For decades Martha C. Nussbaum...


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...


Highbrow, Lowbrow, Brilliant, Despicable: Fifty Years of New York Magazine

by The Editors of New York Magazine Simon & Schuster (November 07, 2017)

New York, the city. New York, the magazine. A celebration.

The great story of New York City in the past half-century has been its near collapse and miraculous rebirth. A battered town left for dead, one that...


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...


Why Buddhism is True

by Robert Wright Simon & Schuster (August 08, 2017)

From one of America’s most brilliant writers, a New York Times bestselling journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness....


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...


No Uncertain Terms

by William Safire Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2003)

There is no wittier, more amiable or more astute word maven than Pulitzer Prize­winning columnist William Safire.

For many people, the first item on the agenda for Sunday morning is to sit down and read Safire's...


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...


Zen Computer

by Philip Toshio Sudo Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Anyone who has ever cursed a computer will benefit from Zen Computer, with its soothing approach to living calmly amid the constant upheavals of new technology.

In a simple, easy-to-read style, Philip Toshio...


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...


Heroes of History

by Will Durant Simon & Schuster (April 23, 2002)

In the tradition of his own bestselling masterpieces The Story of Civilization and The Lessons of History, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Will Durant traces the lives and ideas of those who have helped to...


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 Fiddler in the Subway

by Gene Weingarten Simon & Schuster (July 06, 2010)

GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM

Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is—in narratives that are by turns...


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...