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Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places

Colin Dickey · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

One of NPR's Great Reads of 2016

"A lively assemblage and smart analysis of dozens of haunting stories ... absorbing ... [and] intellectually intriguing." - The New York Times Book Review

An intellectual feast for fans of offbeat history, Ghostland takes...
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller
From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.

Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how...
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Good Grief: Heal Your Soul, Honor Your Loved Ones, and Learn to Live Again

THERESA CAPUTO · ATRIA BOOKS
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

The star of TLC's Long Island Medium and New York Times bestselling author Theresa Caputo provides a guide to overcoming grief, filled with inspiring lessons from Spirit and astonishing stories from the clients who have been empowered by Theresa's spiritual readings.

After...
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Aphrodite and the Rabbis: How the Jews Adapted Roman Culture to Create Judaism As We Know It

Burton L Visotzky · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Hard to believe but true:

- The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet
- The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers
- Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas
- Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews
- Zeus-Helios...

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The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama

Joshua DuBois · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" (Time magazine)—his spiritual advisor who also served as the executive director of the White...
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The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook

Niall Ferguson · Penguin Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks

Most history is hierarchical: it's about emperors, presidents, prime ministers and field marshals. It's about...
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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it.

"Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling...
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The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe

David I. Kertzer · Random House; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI's secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. This groundbreaking work, based on seven years of research in the Vatican and Fascist archives, including reports...
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You Are the Universe: Discovering Your Cosmic Self and Why It Matters

Deepak Chopra · Harmony
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

Now a New York Times Bestseller! "A riveting and absolutely fascinating adventure that will blow your mind wide open!" - Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi

Deepak Chopra joins forces with leading physicist Menas Kafatos to explore some of the most important and baffling questions...
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The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds the Mystery of Our Times

Jonathan Cahn · Frontline
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This May Be the Most Explosive and Amazing Thing You've Ever ReadIs it possible that an ancient blueprint holds the secret behind the events of our times?Could this blueprint lie behind the rise and fall of leaders and governments?Could events that took place nearly three thousand years...
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