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All About the Story

by Leonard Downie Jr PublicAffairs (September 21, 2020)

At a time when the role of journalism is especially critical, the former executive editor of the Washington Post writes about his nearly fifty years at the newspaper and the importance of getting at the truth....


A Field Guide to a Happy Life

by Massimo Pigliucci Basic Books (September 14, 2020)

A brilliant philosopher reimagines Stoicism for our modern age in this thought-provoking guide to a better life.

For more than two thousand years, Stoicism has offered a message of resilience in the face of hardship....


Modern Madness

by Terri Cheney Hachette Go (September 07, 2020)

Terri Cheney ripped the covers off her secret battle with bipolar disorder in her New York Times bestselling memoir, Manic. Now, in this "stigma-buster" and "must-read", she blends a gripping narrative with...


Morality

by Jonathan Sacks Basic Books (August 31, 2020)

A distinguished religious leader's stirring case for reconstructing a shared framework of virtues and values.

With liberal democracy embattled, public discourse grown toxic, family life breaking down, and drug...


The Myth of Experience

by Emre Soyer & Robin M Hogarth PublicAffairs (August 31, 2020)

Experience is a great teacher . . . except when it isn't. In this groundbreaking guide, learn how the past can deceive and limit us -- and how healthy skepticism can build a better world.

Our personal experience...


Set Your Voice Free

by Roger Love & Donna Frazier Little, Brown and Company (November 28, 2009)

Roger Love, vocal coach of the Beach Boys, the Jacksons, Chicago, and Hanson, among many other singing superstars, and voice coach to celebrity speakers such as John Gray, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, and Anthony...


The Portable Atheist

by Christopher Hitchens Da Capo Press (December 09, 2007)

Christopher Hitchens's personally curated New York Times bestselling anthology of the most influential and important writings on atheism, including original pieces by Salman Rushdie and Ian McEwan

From the #1...


The Power of Discord

by Ed Tronick & Claudia M. Gold Little, Brown Spark (June 01, 2020)

This "profoundly wise" look at how to foster connections, attachment, and resiliency explains why working through discord is the key to better relationships. (Sue Johnson, bestselling author of Hold Me Tight...


Dress Your Best Life

by Dawnn Karen Little, Brown Spark (April 13, 2020)

Harness the power of your wardrobe to achieve your dreams with this timely take on personal style from a world-renowned fashion psychologist.

You may get dressed every day without really thinking about what you're...


The Precipice

by Toby Ord Hachette Books (March 23, 2020)

"A book that seems made for the present moment."-New Yorker

This urgent and eye-opening book makes the case that protecting humanity's future is the central challenge of our time.

If all goes well, human history...


Dressed

by Shahidha Bari Basic Books (March 16, 2020)

Perfect for readers of Women in Clothes, this beautifully designed philosophical guide to fashion explores art, literature, and film to uncover the hidden meaning of a well-chosen wardrobe.

We all get dressed....


Pretty Bitches

by Lizzie Skurnick & Rebecca Traister Seal Press (March 02, 2020)

These empowering essays from leading women writers examine the power of the gendered language that is used to diminish women -- and imagine a more liberated world.

Words matter. They wound, they inflate, they...


The Pleasure Gap

by Katherine Rowland Seal Press (February 03, 2020)

American culture is more sexually liberal than ever. But compared to men, women's sexual pleasure has not grown: Up to 40 percent of American women experience the sexual malaise clinically known as low sexual...


Everything Isn't Terrible

by Kathleen Smith Hachette Books (December 30, 2019)

In the spirit of You Are a Badass and The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck, a helpful and humorous guide to shedding our anxious habits and building a more solid sense of self in our increasingly anxiety-inducing...


Anti-Diet

by Christy Harrison Little, Brown Spark (December 23, 2019)

Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.

68 percent of Americans...


Murder Your Darlings

by Roy Peter Clark Little, Brown Spark (January 20, 2020)

From one of America's most influential teachers, a collection of the best writing advice distilled from fifty language books -- from Aristotle to Strunk and White.

With so many excellent writing guides lining...


Brain Wash

by Austin Perlmutter, David Perlmutter & Kristin Loberg Little, Brown Spark (January 13, 2020)

Fight back against a modern culture that is rewiring our brains and damaging our health with this practical, doctor-approved plan for healing that includes a ten-day boot camp and forty delicious recipes.

Contemporary...


Why We're Wrong About Nearly Everything

by Bobby Duffy Basic Books (November 25, 2019)

A leading social researcher explains why humans so consistently misunderstand the outside world

How often are women harassed? What percentage of the population are immigrants? How bad is unemployment? These...


44 Chapters About 4 Men

by Bb Easton Forever (November 18, 2019)

One woman's secret journal completely changes her marriage in this hilarious and biting memoir -- soon to be a Netflix Original Series.

School psychologists aren't supposed to write books about sex. Doing so...


Hanger Management

by Susan Albers Little, Brown Spark (December 23, 2019)

The complete program for mastering your "hanger," from mindful-eating pioneer Dr. Susan Albers -- with 45 tips to turn hanger into happiness.

It happens to all of us. One minute you're happily going about your...


The Other Side of Sadness

by George A. Bonanno Basic Books (November 04, 2019)

In this thoroughly revised and updated classic, a renowned psychologist shows that mourning is far from predictable, and all of us share a surprising ability to be resilient

The conventional view of grieving--encapsulated...


The Great Pretender

by Susannah Cahalan Grand Central Publishing (November 04, 2019)

"One of America's most courageous young journalists" and the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling memoir Brain on Fire investigates the shocking mystery behind the dramatic experiment that revolutionized...


When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher

by Marie Robert Little, Brown Spark (November 11, 2019)

Advice for modern dilemmas from the greatest Western philosophers.

How can Kant comfort you when you get ditched via text message? How can Aristotle cure your hangover? How can Heidegger make you feel better...


One Long River of Song

by Brian Doyle & David James Duncan Little, Brown and Company (December 02, 2019)

From a "born storyteller" (Seattle Times), this playful and moving bestselling book of essays invites us into the miraculous and transcendent moments of everyday life.

When Brian Doyle passed away at the age...


Stop Being Reasonable

by Eleanor Gordon-Smith PublicAffairs (October 21, 2019)

A thought-provoking exploration of how people really change their minds, and how persuasion is possible.

In Stop Being Reasonable, Eleanor Gordon-Smith weaves a narrative that illustrates the limits of human...


In Defense of Open Society

by George Soros PublicAffairs (October 21, 2019)

An impassioned defense of open society, academic and media freedom, and human rights.

George Soros -- universally known for his philanthropy, progressive politics, and investment success--has been under sustained...


Messengers

by Stephen Martin & Joseph Marks PublicAffairs (October 14, 2019)

"In the age of fake news, understanding who we trust and why is essential in explaining everything from leadership to power to our daily relationships." -Sinan Aral

We live in a world where proven facts and verifiable...


How to Be an Epicurean

by Catherine Wilson Basic Books (September 23, 2019)

A leading philosopher shows that if the pursuit of happiness is the question, Epicureanism is the answer

Epicureanism has a reputation problem, bringing to mind gluttons with gout or an admonition to eat, drink,...


Make It Scream, Make It Burn

by Leslie Jamison Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2019)

From the "astounding" (Entertainment Weekly), "spectacularly evocative" (The Atlantic), and "brilliant" (Los Angeles Times) author of the New York Times bestsellers The Recovering and The Empathy Exams comes...


Gender Mosaic

by Daphna Joel & Luba Vikhanski Little, Brown Spark (September 16, 2019)

With profound implications for our most foundational assumptions about gender, Gender Mosaic explains why there is no such thing as a male or female brain.

For generations, we've been taught that women and men...


Ways of Heaven

by Roel Sterckx Basic Books (September 16, 2019)

A brilliant history of ancient China's masters of philosophy -- and how they help us understand China today In Ways of Heaven, leading China scholar Roel Sterckx offers an engrossing introduction to classical...


Man's Search For Ultimate Meaning

by Viktor E. Frankl Basic Books (September 10, 2018)

Viktor Frankl, bestselling author of Man's Search for Meaning, explains the psychological tools that enabled him to survive the Holocaust Viktor Frankl is known to millions as the author of Man's Search for...


Discipline with Love and Limits

by Barbara C. Unell & Jerry Wyckoff Da Capo Lifelong Books (July 08, 2019)

"The tools in this beloved book change everyday struggles into teachable moments." -- Wendy Webb, Mother, Grandmother, and National Trainer, Parents as Teachers

Filled with parent-tested advice for over 100 asked-for...


Mad in America

by Robert Whitaker Basic Books (September 09, 2019)

An updated edition of the classic history of schizophrenia in America, which gives voice to generations of patients who suffered through "cures" that only deepened their suffering and impaired their hope of...


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...


Conceptual Blockbusting

by James L. Adams Basic Books (September 02, 2019)

A thoroughly revised edition of the classic on creativity, essential for individuals and teams who want to think outside the box.

Some people are naturally creative and others aren't, right? Wrong. In this classic...


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....


Opium

by John H. Halpern & David Blistein Hachette Books (August 12, 2019)

From a psychiatrist on the frontlines of addiction medicine and an expert on the history of drug use comes the "authoritative, engaging, and accessible" history of the flower that helped to build (Booklist)...


What We Talk About When We Talk About Books

by Leah Price Basic Books (August 19, 2019)

Reports of the death of reading are greatly exaggerated

Do you worry that you've lost patience for anything longer than a tweet? If so, you're not alone. Digital-age pundits warn that as our appetite for books...


Bringing Mulligan Home

by Dale Maharidge PublicAffairs (May 20, 2019)

Now an Audible Original "THE DEAD DRINK FIRST"

Sergeant Steve Maharidge returned from World War II an angry man. For a long time, the only evidence that remained of his service in the Marines was a photograph...


Mind in Motion

by Barbara Tversky Basic Books (May 20, 2019)

An eminent psychologist offers a major new theory of human cognition: movement, not language, is the foundation of thought

When we try to think about how we think, we can't help but think of words. Indeed, some...


A Thousand Small Sanities

by Adam Gopnik Basic Books (May 13, 2019)

A stirring defense of liberalism against the dogmatisms of our time from an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author.

Not since the early twentieth century has liberalism, and liberals, been under...


Hysterical

by Eleanor Morgan Seal Press (August 26, 2019)

A riveting exploration of the link between women's hormones and mental health--with advice, personal testimony, facts, and research creating a portrait of how hormones contribute to make up the "female animal"...


Happy Campers

by Audrey Monke & Tina Payne Bryson Center Street (May 06, 2019)

Audrey "Sunshine" Monke, mother of five and camp owner-director, shares nine powerful parenting techniques-inspired by the research-based practices of summer camp-to help kids thrive and families become closer....


This Is Not Propaganda

by Peter Pomerantsev PublicAffairs (August 05, 2019)

Learn how the perception of truth has been weaponized in modern politics with this "insightful" account of propaganda in Russia and beyond during the age of disinformation (New York Times).

When information is...


Syria's Secret Library

by Mike Thomson PublicAffairs (August 19, 2019)

The remarkable story of a small, makeshift library in the town of Daraya, and the people who found hope and humanity in its books during a four-year siege.

Daraya lies on the fringe of Damascus, just southwest...


The Universe Speaks in Numbers

by Graham Farmelo Basic Books (May 27, 2019)

How math helps us solve the universe's deepest mysteries One of the great insights of science is that the universe has an underlying order. The supreme goal of physicists is to understand this order through...


Love in 90 Days

by Diana Kirschner Center Street (January 14, 2019)

The Book That Has Led to Countless Happy Marriages

Finding true love is possible in just 90 days. Renowned relationship expert and clinical psychologist, Dr. Diana Kirschner, uses the latest research, clinical,...


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 World According to Tom Hanks

by Gavin Edwards Grand Central Publishing (October 22, 2018)

An entertaining and insightful homage to Tom Hanks, America's favorite movie star, from the New York Times bestselling author of the cult sensation The Tao of Bill Murray.

Niceness gets a bad rap these days....