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  • Pretentiousness: Why It Matters
    Views : 234
    Pages : 144

    by: Dan Fox

    Publisher: pCoffee House Press

    Book Description

    A short book puts a positive spin on a term of almost universal disparagement.

    As British musician, editor, and filmmaker Fox notes, “pretentiousness” is rarely cast in a positive light, so he attempts to offer a corrective, claimin ... more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 156689428X

    ISBN-13: 9781566894289

    Language: English

  • The Golden Condom: And Other Essays on Love Lost and Found
    Views : 385
    Pages : 288

    by: Jeanne Safer

    Publisher: pPicador

    Book Description

    A psychoanalyst dissects the raptures and torments of love through a series of case studies.

    With 40 years of experience as a psychoanalyst, Safer (Cain's Legacy: Liberating Siblings from a Lifetime of Rage, Shame, Secrecy, and ... more

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    2016-04-05

    ISBN-10: 125005575X

    ISBN-13: 9781250055750

    Language: English

  • How to See the World: An Introduction to Images, from Self-Portraits to Selfies, Maps to Movies, and More
    Views : 435
    Pages : 352

    by: Nicholas Mirzoeff

    Publisher: pBasic Books

    Book Description

    A semiotics for the masses.

    Mirzoeff (Media, Culture, and Communications/New York Univ.; The Right to Look, 2011, etc.) has been instrumental in establishing the field of visual culture studies. His latest book is a ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 046509600X

    ISBN-13: 9780465096008

    Language: English

  • Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering
    Views : 139
    Pages : 416

    by: David A. M.D. Kessler

    Publisher: pHarper Wave

    Book Description

    Why do we do things—overeat, obsess, fight, commit suicide—that make it seem like our rational minds have been hijacked by something we cannot control?

    Everyone deals with this “capture,” writes Kessler (The End of Over ... more

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    2016-04-12

    ISBN-10: 0062388517

    ISBN-13: 9780062388513

    Language: English

  • Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions
    Views : 38
    Pages : 368

    by: Brian Christian Tom Griffiths

    Publisher: pHenry Holt and Co.

    Book Description

    We are always connected: this is both our blessing and our curse. The problem “is that we’re always buffered,” just a step behind the flood of information flowing toward and past us, all the books and movies and other in ... more

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    2016-04-19

    ISBN-10: 1627790365

    ISBN-13: 9781627790369

    Language: English

  • Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life
    Views : 368
    Pages : 336

    by: Amy E. Herman

    Publisher: pEamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    Book Description

    A comprehensive guide to seeing what others do not, distilled from art historian Herman’s acclaimed seminar The Art of Perception.

    A few years ago, an image of a lung X-ray went viral due to the fact that 83 percent of radiologists wh ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 054438105X

    ISBN-13: 9780544381056

    Language: English

  • Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    Views : 147
    Pages : 352

    by: Angela Duckworth

    Publisher: pScribner

    Book Description

    Gumption: it’s not just for readers of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, as this debut book, blending anecdote and science, statistic and yarn, capably illustrates.

    If you’re so smart, why aren’ ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 1501111108

    ISBN-13: 9781501111105

    Language: English