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Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Adam Grant. Sheryl Sandberg, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525429562.  Daedalus Item Code: 69170
 
The author of Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, workplace psychologist Adam Grant again addresses the challenge of improving the world, this time from the approach of ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology: Oxford Library of Psychology
Thomas M. Holtgraves, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199838639.  Daedalus Item Code: 60943
 
Language pervades everything we do as social beings; it is, in fact, difficult to disentangle language from social life, and hence its importance is often missed. The emergence of new communication ... (Read More)
 
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Pain: The Science and Culture of Why We Hurt
Marni Jackson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747565581.  Daedalus Item Code: 63078
 
Why is pain so poorly understood? Why do we still distinguish between mental pain and physical pain, when pain is always an emotional experience? And if pain is the reason why most people visit the ... (Read More)
 
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
 
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
 
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
 
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
 
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
 
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
 
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Plato's Political Philosophy
Mark Blitz.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801897658.  Daedalus Item Code: 63239
 
Focusing on three of Plato's dialogues—The Laws, The Republic, and The Statesman—Mark Blitz lays out the philosopher's principal interests in government and the strength and ... (Read More)
 
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The Political Teachings of Jesus
Tod Lindberg.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061373947.  Daedalus Item Code: 62325
 
Political analyst and commentator Tod Lindberg goes beyond punditry to address how Jesus's words and teachings—once a radical set of ideas—have come to define our concept of government and our vision ... (Read More)
 
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Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Amy Cuddy.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316256575.  Daedalus Item Code: 69187
 
Have you ever left a nerve-racking challenge—maybe after a job interview, a performance, or a difficult conversation—and immediately wished for a do-over? The very moments that require us to be ... (Read More)
 
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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations
Jacob Soll.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146411.  Daedalus Item Code: 61513
 
Also the author of Publishing "The Prince" and The Information Master, Jacob Soll here shows how the use or misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies, ... (Read More)
 
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The Right to Narcissism: A Case for an Im-Possible Self-Love
Pleshette DeArmitt.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823254446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64061
 
Philosophy professor Pleshette DeArmitt here aims to wrest the concept of narcissism from its common and pejorative meanings—egoism and vanity—by examining the terms and figures that have been ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to Character
David Brooks.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812983418.  Daedalus Item Code: 69417
 
"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it," notes David Brooks. Also the author of ... (Read More)
 
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