Thinking, Fast and Slow

In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional System 2 is slower, deliberative, and logical Kahneman exposes the extraordinaryThinking, Fast and Slow

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa She was a poor Southern tobacco farmer who worked the same land as her slave ancestors, yet her cellstaken without her knowledgebecame one of the most important tools in medicine The first immortal human cells grown in culture, they areThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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A Short History of Nearly Everything

In Bryson s biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge to understandand, if possible, answerthe oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got fromA Short History of Nearly Everything

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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth Today there is just one Us Homo sapiens How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms How did we come to believe in gods, nations and humanSapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

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A People's History of the United States

Library Journal calls Howard Zinns iconic A People s History of the United States a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of thosewhose plight has been largely omitted from most histories Packed with vivid details and telling quotations, Zinns award winningA People's History of the United States

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Between the World and Me

This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta Nehisi Coates offers a powerfulBetween the World and Me

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Man's Search for Meaning

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl s memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival Based on his own experience and the stories of his patients, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we can choose how to copeMan's Search for Meaning

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Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife andEducated

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Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

Stiff is an oddly compelling, often hilarious exploration of the strange lives of our bodies postmortem For two thousand years, cadaverssome willingly, some unwittinglyhave been involved in science s boldest strides and weirdest undertakings In this fascinating account, Mary Roach visits the goodStiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers

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