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The 48 Laws of Power

- September 1, 2000

Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this multi-million-copy New York Times bestseller is the definitive manual for anyone interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control – from the author of The Laws of Human Nature. In the book that People magazine proclaimed “beg... Read More

Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention--and How to Think Deeply Again

- January 25, 2022

"Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream and Lost Connections comes a groundbreaking examination of why this is happening and how to get our attention back."-- "Our ability to pay attention is collapsing. From the New York... Read More

The Fourth Turning: An American Prophecy - What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America's Next Rendezvous with Destiny

- December 29, 1997

Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival The Fourth Turning, they apply their generational theories to the cycles of hi... Read More

Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

- August 27, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A timely and important book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of Imperfection Look for Brené Bro... Read More

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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

- February 10, 2004

An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men who shaped the history of the event--architect Daniel H. Burnham, who coordinated its construction, and serial killer Herman Mudgett. An account of the Chicago World's Fair of 1893 relates the stories of two men wh... Read More

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Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People

- June 19, 2018

Do you feel awkward at networking events? Do you wonder what your date really thinks of you? Do you wish you could decode people? You need to learn the science of people. As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa Van Edwards created a research lab to study the hidden forces that drive us. And she’s cra... Read More

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Introduction to Sociology 2e

Bry, Jeff, Scaramuzzo, Gail, Cody-Rydzewski, Susan, Vyain, Sally, Keirns, Nathan, Griffiths, Heather, Jones, Faye, Sadler, Tommy, Strayer, Eric - October 5, 2017

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The Voltage Effect: How to Make Good Ideas Great and Great Ideas Scale

- February 1, 2022

"A leading economist answers one of today's trickiest questions: why do some great ideas make it big while others fail to take off? 'Scale' has become a favored buzzword in the startup world. But scale isn't just about accumulating more users or capturing more market share. It's about whether an ... Read More

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

- March 7, 2017

In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stag... Read More

Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion

- February 22, 2011

Father Boyle started Homeboy Industries nearly 20 years ago, which has served members of more than half of the gangs in Los Angeles. This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs. This collection presents parables about ... Read More

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