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The Boy Who Loved Too Much: A True Story of Pathological Friendliness

Jennifer Latson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The poignant story of a boy's coming-of-age complicated by Williams syndrome, a genetic disorder that makes people biologically incapable of distrust.

What would it be like to see everyone as a friend? Twelve-year-old Eli D'Angelo has a genetic disorder that obliterates social inhibitions,...
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Michael K Kellogg · Prometheus Books, 2014.
Pages: 364
Format: Print book

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authorsThough Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual...
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A Philosophy of Simple Living

Jerome Brillaud · Reaktion Books
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

Today, "simple living" is a rallying cry for anti-consumerists, environmentalists, and anyone concerned with humanity's effect on the planet. But what is so revolutionary about a simple life? And why are we so fascinated with simplicity today? A Philosophy of Simple Living...
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Brave, Not Perfect: Fear Less, Fail More, and Live Bolder

Reshma Saujani · Currency
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and Girls Who Code founder/CEO inspires us to discover the power of female bravery.

Do you run yourself ragged trying to not just do it all, but do it all flawlessly? Do you lose sleep ruminating over small mistakes or worrying that something...
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The Securitarian Personality: What Really Motivates Trump's Base and Why It Matters for the Post-Trump Era

John R. Hibbing · Oxford University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The Authoritarian Personality, which was published by Theordor Adorno and a set of colleagues in the 1950s, was the first broad-based empirical attempt to explain why certain individuals are attracted to the authoritarian, even fascist, leaders that dominated the political scene in the 1930s...
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Ordinary Goodness: The Surprisingly Effortless Path to Creating a Life of Meaning and Beauty

Edward Viljoen · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A call to action to live a life full of goodness and purpose from one of TarcherPerigee's most talented spiritual voicesHuman beings often struggle to find a life filled with passion, happiness...and just plain goodness. This struggle drives many to depression, addictive tendencies,...
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They'll Never Be the Same: A Parent's Guide to PTSD in Youth

Michael S Scheeringa · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A compassionate and accessible guide for parents whose children have experienced traumatic or life-threatening events written by one of the foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. Dr. Scheeringa understands the desperation many parents...
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What Works for Women at Work: Four Patterns Working Women Need to Know

Rachel Dempsey · NYU Press
Format: Hardcover

An essential resource for any working woman, What Works for Women at Work is a comprehensive and insightful guide for mastering office politics as a woman. Authored by Joan C. Williams, one of the nation’s most-cited experts on women and work, and her daughter, writer Rachel...
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The Common Good

Robert B Reich · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.

With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most...
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