Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Indistractable provides a framework that will deliver the focus you need to get results James Clear, author of Atomic Habits You sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning Later, as you re about to get back to work, a colleag

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s a sweeping chronicle of how our society began to question the basic ways we understand other cultures

How the Brain Lost Its Mind: Sex, Hysteria, and the Riddle of Mental Illness

A noted neurologist challenges the widespread misunderstanding of brain disease and mental illness How the Brain Lost Its Mind tells the rich and compelling story of two confounding ailments, syphilis and hysteria, and the extraordinary efforts to confront their effects on mental life How does th

The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr Guy Leschziner s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, sleep apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares Demoniac halluc

Proud Boys and the White Ethnostate: How the Alt-Right Is Warping the American Imagination

A critical exploration of the core ideas of the alt right necessary reading for all who seek to counter its appeal and expansion From a loose movement that lurked in the shadows in the early 2000s, the alt right has achieved a level of visibility that has allowed it to expand significantly through

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

In this generation defining self help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people For decades, we ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life F k positivit

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

From a New York Times best selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist s world where her patients are looking for answers and so is she One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

The highly anticipated new book from Malcolm Gladwell, No.1 international bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, What the Dog Saw and David and Goliath In July 2015, a young black woman named Sandra Bland was pulled over for a minor traffic violation in rural Texas Minutes later

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The instant New York Times bestseller Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form goo