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Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know

by Alexandra Horowitz

The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other,...


The Reckoning: Searching for Meaning with the Father of the Sandy Hook Killer

by Andrew Solomon

First published in The New Yorker, “Solomon tells the story of Peter Lanza, the father of Adam Lanza, the Sandy Hook Elementary shooter. Read it—it’s moving, brave and just profoundly human and sad....There...


Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story

by Patrick Cockburn & Henry Cockburn

On a cold February day two months after his twentieth birthday, Henry Cockburn waded into the Newhaven estuary outside Brighton, England, and nearly drowned. Voices, he said, had urged him to do it. Nearly halfway...


Tiger's Child

by Torey Hayden

Special-education teacher Torey Hayden's first book, One Child, was an international bestseller, thrilling readers on every continent. Their hearts were captured by Sheila, a silent, troubled girl who had been...


Demon Camp: The Strange and Terrible Saga of a Soldier's Return from War

by Jennifer Percy

A “chilling” (O, The Oprah Magazine), “darkly brilliant” (Bookforum) account of “the effects of war on the psyches of the soldiers who fight” (Esquire).

In 2005 a Chinook helicopter carrying sixteen...


Zebratown

by Greg Donaldson

Eight years in the making, this edgy, in-depth account follows a black felon’s attempt to find a new life for himself with a white woman in a small-town neighborhood where—as the book’s title implies—such...


The Character Code: Developing Character to Enhance Your Life

by Taylor Hartman

Develop your character -- and powerfully improve the quality of your life

In The Color Code, Taylor Hartman defined the characteristics of the four basic personality types and assigned a color to each. In this...


Should You Leave?

by Peter D. Kramer

In his phenomenal bestseller Listening to Prozac, Peter Kramer explored the makeup of the modern self. Now, in his superbly written new book, he focuses his intelligent, compassionate eye on the complexities...


You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder

by Peggy Ramundo, Kate Kelly & Edward M. Hallowell

With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written. There is a great deal of literature about...


Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting

by Terrie M. Williams

Terrie Williams knows that Black people are hurting. She knows because she's one of them.

Terrie had made it: she had launched her own public relations company with such clients as Eddie Murphy and Johnnie...


AIDS: The Ultimate Challenge

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

AIDS

"None of us is so unique as to be exempt from the human condition."

As the numbers of reported AIDS cases continue to climb, and the disease continues to take more and more lives, those who have to deal with...


Living with Death and Dying

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

In this compassionate and moving guide to communicating with the terminally ill, Dr. Elisabeth Küebler-Ross, the world's foremost expert on death and dying, shares her tools for understanding how the dying...


Questions and Answers on Death and Dying: A Companion Volume to On Death and Dying

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

On Death and Dying is one of the most important books ever written on the subject and is still considered the bench-mark in the care of the dying. It became an immediate bestseller, and Life magazine called...


The Thoughtful Dresser: The Art of Adornment, the Pleasures of Shopping, and Why Clothes Matter

by Linda Grant

“You can’t have depths without surfaces,” says Linda Grant in her lively and provocative new book, The thoughtful Dresser, a thinking woman’s guide to what we wear. For centuries, an interest in clothes...


Working It Through

by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

The companion guide to Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's famous workshops on death and dying

This remarkable guide to coping with death and dying grew out of Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross's realization that she could help...


Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

by Temple Grandin & Catherine Johnson

Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation speaks in the clear voice of a woman who emerged from the other side of autism, bringing with her an extraordinary message about how animals think and feel.

Temple's professional...


Will Our Love Last?: A Couple's Road Map

by Sam R. Hamburg

Am I with the right person?

Will our love last?

Men and women in love are haunted by these questions. Love -- especially why it blossoms in relationships and why it later dies -- is a mystery to them. Will...


The Infinite Gift: How Children Learn and Unlearn the Languages of the World

by Charles Yang

A child's very first word is a miraculous sound, the opening note in a lifelong symphony. Most parents never forget the moment. But that first word is soon followed by a second and a third, and by the age of...


November of the Soul: The Enigma of Suicide

by George Howe Colt

Written with the same graceful narrative voice that made his bestselling National Book Award finalist The Big House such a success, George Howe Colt's November of the Soul is a compassionate, compelling, thought-provoking,...


Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life

by Steven Johnson

BRILLIANTLY EXPLORING TODAY'S CUTTING-EDGE BRAIN RESEARCH, MIND WIDE OPEN IS AN UNPRECEDENTED JOURNEY INTO THE ESSENCE OF HUMAN PERSONALITY, ALLOWING READERS TO UNDERSTAND THEMSELVES AND THE PEOPLE IN THEIR...