Self-Help

Ageless

Ageless

A startling chronicle by a brilliant young scientist takes us onto the frontiers of the science of aging, and reveals how close we are to an astonishing extension of our life spans and a...

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The Spirit of Music

The Spirit of Music

Grammy Award winner Victor Wooten's inspiring parable of the importance of music and the threats that it faces in today's world. We may not realize it...

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Beginners

Beginners

"Beginners is ultimately about more than learning. It's about the possibilities that reside in all of us."--Daniel H. Pink, New York Times best-selling author of When, Drive, and To Sell...

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People Who Love to Eat Are Always the Best People

People Who Love to Eat Are Always the Best People

A charming, giftable collection of the beloved, best-selling author's inimitable quotes--her words of wisdom on love, life, and, of course, food."If...

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Philosophy for Polar Explorers

Philosophy for Polar Explorers

In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, Erling Kagge, renowned explorer and acclaimed author of Silence and Walking, provides a thoughtful and eloquent meditation on adventure...

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Long Way Home

Long Way Home

On the surface, Cameron Douglas had everything: descended from Hollywood royalty (son of Michael Douglas, grandson of Kirk Douglas), he was born into a life of wealth, privilege,...

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Walking

Walking

A lyrical account of an activity that is essential for our sanity, equilibrium, and well-being, from the author of Silence ("A book to be handled and savored." —The Wall...

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Designing Your Work Life

Designing Your Work Life

When Designing Your Life was published in 2016, Stanford’s Bill Burnett and Dave Evans taught readers how to use design thinking to build meaningful, fulfilling lives (“Life has...

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How to Live a Good Life

How to Live a Good Life

A collection of essays by fifteen philosophers presenting a thoughtful, introductory guide to choosing a philosophy for living an examined and meaningful life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALSocrates...

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Older, but Better, but Older

Older, but Better, but Older

From the bestselling authors of How to be Parisian, what smart, savvy, fabulous French women think, feel and advise as they hit forty on life, love, and everything elseOlder,...

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The Art of Noticing for Writers

The Art of Noticing for Writers

A Vintage Shorts selection.Becoming a first-class noticer is crucial to any creative process, but perhaps it is particularly crucial for a writer. In the era of white noise, when...

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What If This Were Enough?

What If This Were Enough?

*A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2018**A Bustle Best Nonfiction Book of 2018**One of Chicago Tribune's Favorite Books by Women in 2018**A Self Best Book...

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The Gift

The Gift

“A classic. . . . If you want to write, paint, sing, compose, act, or make films, read The Gift.” —from the Introduction by Margaret AtwoodA modern classic cherished...

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The Art of Noticing

The Art of Noticing

An imaginative, thought-provoking gift book to awaken your senses and attune them to the things that matter in your life.Welcome to the era of white noise. Our lives...

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Run for Your Life

Run for Your Life

“Dr. Cucuzzella is the most complete runner I know. . . . Most important, he aims to improve the fitness and well-being of all, from the uninitiated to beginners to veterans who still have new tricks to learn.” ...

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Bella Figura

Bella Figura

“She walks down the street with a swing in her step and a lift to her head. She radiates allure as if followed by a personal spotlight. She may be tall or short, slim or pneumatically curvaceous, dressed discreetly or...

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Touching the Dragon

Touching the Dragon

“Jimmy Hatch is a personal hero of mine.” —Anderson Cooper “Irresistible. . . . A wounded SEAL’s shame becomes a salvation.”  —J....

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The Efficiency Paradox

The Efficiency Paradox

A bold challenge to our obsession with efficiency—and a new understanding of how to benefit from the powerful potential of serendipity.Algorithms, multitasking,...

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Silence

Silence

What is silence?Where can it be found?Why is it now more important than ever?In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge spent fifty days walking...

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The Fifth Trimester

The Fifth Trimester

The first three trimesters (and the fourth—those blurry newborn days) are for the baby, but the Fifth Trimester is when the working mom is born. A funny, tells-it-like-it-is guide for new mothers...

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How to Be a Person in the World

How to Be a Person in the World

New York Times BestsellerFrom the "best advice columnist of her generation” (Esquire) comes a hilarious, frank, and witty collection of all-new responses,...

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Accompany Me

Accompany Me

In her deeply affecting and profound portrait of illness and how it can dramatically alter the fabric of our lives and our faith, Nora Gallagher depicts the process of alienation she experienced...

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Ask Polly's Guide to Your Next Crisis

Ask Polly's Guide to Your Next Crisis

“Every crisis has a message for you, if you look for it. Every crisis carries with it some kind of a gift that will make you feel more whole.” From beloved advice-columnist...

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How to Take Your Time

How to Take Your Time

Curiously practical—this no-nonsense blend of literary biography and self-help unravels how interesting life can be if only you could resist the impulse to rush through the mundane...

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