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 cells—taken without her knowledge—became one...

The Blue Zones Solution: Eating and Living Like the World’s Healthiest People

In this groundbreaking book, Dan Buettner reveals how to transform your health using smart eating and lifestyle habits gleaned from new research on the diets, eating habits, and lifestyle practices of the communities he's...

StrengthsFinder 2.0

Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? Chances are, you don't. All too often, our natural talents go untapped. From the cradle to the cubicle, we devote more time...

Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind

A brilliant and comprehensive history of the creation of the modern Western mind. Soul Machine takes us back to the origins of modernity, a time when a crisis in religious authority and the scientific...

Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges

Many of us are struck by major trauma sometime in our lives. This inspiring book identifies ten key ways to weather and bounce back from stress and trauma. Incorporating the latest scientific research and...

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your...

In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, conversations with admissions officers, educators, and employers, and on her own insights as a mother and as a student dean to highlight the...
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