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The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters
A transformative exploration of the power, purpose, and benefits of gatherings in our lives: at work, at school, at home and beyond.

Every day we find ourselves in gatherings, Priya Parker says in The…
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The Mind of the Leader: How to Lead Yourself, Your People, and Your Organization for Extraordinary Results
Most leaders think they're effective at motivating their employees, but study after study shows that employees are more disengaged and uninspired than ever. The solution lies not in more management t…
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Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and in Life
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An airline captain who brought his flight to safety in a daring water landing.

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Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life
An eminent sociologist and bestselling author offers an inspiring blueprint for rebuilding our fractured society.

We are living in a time of deep divisions. Americans are sorting themselves along ra…
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The CEO Next Door: The 4 Behaviours that Transform Ordinary People into World Class Leaders

Everything you thought you knew about becoming a CEO is wrong. You must graduate from an elite college or business school. In fact, only 7 percent of the CEOs of today's companies went to a top schoo…

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New Power: How Power Works in Our Hyperconnected World—and How to Make It Work for You

The definitive guide to spreading ideas, building movements, and leaping ahead in our chaotic, connected age. Get the book New York Times columnist David Brooks calls "the be…
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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change
From the best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience of change, and at how tapping into elastic thinking will help us thrive in the modern…
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Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire Our World
A celebrated social psychologist offers a radical new perspective on cultural differences that reveals why some countries, cultures, and individuals take rules more seriously and how following the ru…
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Give a Sh*t: Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet.
"The time for stepping up and protecting our planet is now. And this book is an easy, enjoyable place to start." -- Moby

It's time to put your good intentions into action. It's time to give a shit --…
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Asking for a Friend: Three Centuries of Advice on Life, Love, Money, and Other Burning Questions from a Nation Obsessed
A delightful history of Americans' obsession with advice--from Poor Richard to Dr. Spock to Miss Manners
Americans, for all our talk of pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps, obsessively seek advice…
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There Is No Good Card for This: What To Say and Do When Life Is Scary, Awful, and Unfair to People You Love
The creator of the viral hit "Empathy Cards" teams up with a compassion expert to produce a visually stunning and groundbreaking illustrated guide to help you increase your emotional intelligence and…
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Sweeping Changes:  Discovering the Joy of Zen in Everyday Tasks
Your home is an extension of yourself; therefore, when your home is in turmoil, your life is in turmoil. However, when you attend to your home, you begin to feel less hurried and more in tune with th…
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D Is for Digital: What a Well-Informed Person Should Know about Computers and Communications
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How to Be Alone: If You Want To, and Even If You Don't
The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.

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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in an increasingly noisy world.

In this…
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Beyond Birds and Bees: Bringing Home a New Message to Our Kids About Sex, Love, and Equality
A provocative inquiry into how we teach our children about bodies, sex, relationships and equality—with revelatory, practical takeaways from the author's research and eye-opening observations from th…
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Beginning Mindfulness: Learning the Way of Awareness
A Simple Manual That Really Works

Knowing that most people do not stop their lives to engage in spiritual practice, Buddhist teacher Andrew Weiss has always taught the direct application of practice t…
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Lonely Planet Indonesia (Travel Guide)
With a Lonely Planet guidebook you'll get the best out of your Indonesian trip. Our 9th edition of Indonesia will take you to the best beaches and bars in Bali, through lush paddy fields in Sumatra,…
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Virginity or Death!: And Other Social and Political Issues of Our Time
“As this book, which is greater than the sum of its brilliant parts makes clear, Katha Pollitt, who is famously a feminist, is also a humorist, a moralist and a most hilarious, wise, and incisive obs…
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The Excellence Dividend: Meeting the Tech Tide with Work that Wows and Jobs that Last
"Tom Peters' new book is a bundle of beautiful dynamite. While I've been a CEO for 30 years, I still learned much worth knowing from The Excellence Dividend. You will too."
--John C. Bogle, founder,…
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City by City: How Americans Actually Live
A collection of essays—historical and personal—about the present and future of American cities

Edited by Keith Gessen and Stephen Squibb, City by City is a collection of essays—historical, personal, a…
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The Design of Childhood: How the Material World Shapes Independent Kids
From building blocks to city blocks, an eye-opening exploration of how children's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development.

Parents obsess over their children's playdates, kinderg…
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Monday Morning Choices: 12 Powerful Ways to Go from Everyday to Extraordinary
Learn to make the right decisions to achieve greater success

Each of us has a different idea of success. Whether you strive for money, power, happiness, or love, your personal choices, the actions you…
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Processing: A Programming Handbook for Visual Designers and Artists
It has been more than twenty years since desktop publishing reinvented design, and it's clear that there is a growing need for designers and artists to learn programming skills to fill the widening g…
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The Five Flirting Styles: Use the Science of Flirting to Attract the Love You Really Want
Flirt Smarter. Date Better. Love Happily Ever After. 

Do you always attract the wrong type? Have a hard time making relationships last? Or get stuck being friends instead of lovers? 

There's no one rig…
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