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Predictably Irrational
Score: 3.5
From 12 Ratings

Predictably Irrational


by Dan Ariely
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Self-Help

Cuts to the heart of our strange behaviour, demonstrating how irrationality often supplants rational thought and that the reason for this is embedded in the very structure of our minds....

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Anthropology

Anthropology


by Conrad Phillip Kottak
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Anthropoloy

"For over 40 years, students have found Conrad Kottakís Introductions to Anthropology and Cultural Anthropology thoughtful guides to the ever-changing discipline. His books are classics in the field offering undergraduates a comprehensive and robust set of materials that support and expand on the instruction they receive in the classroom or online. Students engage with rich content with an effective, efficient, and easy-to-use platform in Connect"--...

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Under the Banner of Heaven
Score: 3.5
From 35 Ratings

Under the Banner of Heaven


by Jon Krakauer
  • Release Date : 2004-06-08
  • Genre: True Crime

This extraordinary work of investigative journalism takes readers inside America’s isolated Mormon Fundamentalist communities, where some 40,000 people still practice polygamy. Defying both civil authorities and the Mormon establishment in Salt Lake City, the renegade leaders of these Taliban-like theocracies are zealots who answer only to God. At the core of Krakauer’s book are brothers Ron and Dan Lafferty, who insist they received a commandment from God to kill a blameless woman and her baby girl. Beginning with a meticulously researched account of this appalling double murder, Krakauer constructs a multi-layered, b...

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Zero Belly Diet
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Zero Belly Diet


by David Zinczenko
  • Release Date : 2014-12-30
  • Genre: Health & Fitness

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Zero Belly Diet is the revolutionary new plan to turn off your fat genes and help keep you lean for life! Nutrition expert David Zinczenko—the New York Times bestselling author of the Abs Diet series, Eat This, Not That! series, and Eat It to Beat It!—has spent his entire career learning about belly fat—where it comes from and what it does to us. And what he knows is this: There is no greater threat to you and your family—to your health, your happiness, even your financial future. Yes, you can: Change your destiny. Overcome your fat genes. Strip away belly fat and finally attain the lean, ...

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The Complete Film Production Handbook
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Complete Film Production Handbook


by Eve Light Honthaner
  • Release Date : 2013-09-23
  • Genre: Performing Arts

This book is for working film/TV professionals and students alike. If you're a line producer, production manager, production supervisor, assistant director or production coordinator--the book has everything you'll need (including all the forms, contracts, releases and checklists) to set up and run a production--from finding a production office to turning over delivery elements. Even if you know what you're doing, you will be thrilled to find everything you need in one place. If you're not already working in film production, but think you'd like to be, read the book -- and then decide. If you choose to pursue this career pa...

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The Great Alone
Score: 4
From 99 Ratings

The Great Alone


by Kristin Hannah
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre:

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Noses Are Not for Picking

Noses Are Not for Picking


by Elizabeth Verdick
  • Release Date : 2014-10-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

We’ve all seen it—the nose-picking habit starts as early as the toddler years, and no child is the exception. Young children pick their noses for a variety of reasons, from colds to allergies to curiosity or boredom. This board book for toddlers and preschoolers is the answer to the age-old question “How can I get my child not to pick, especially not in public?” With gentle humor and kid-friendly support, this board book for toddlers and preschoolers helps guide little ones away from nose picking toward healthier habits, like using a tissue and washing their hands. Catchy words help children remember what to do; vi...

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Time and Again
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Time and Again


by Jack Finney
  • Release Date : 2020-06-02
  • Genre: Fiction

The 50th anniversary edition of the beloved classic that Stephen King has called “THE great time-travel story.” Featuring a brand-new introduction by the New York Times bestselling author of Recursion, Blake Crouch. When advertising artist Si Morley is recruited to join a covert government operation exploring the possibility of time travel, he jumps at the chance to leave his mundane 20th-century existence and step into the past. But he also has another motivation for going back in time: a half-burned letter that tells of a mysterious, tragic death and ominously of “fire which will destroy the whole world.” Traveli...

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The Sacred Search
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

The Sacred Search


by Gary Thomas
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Religion

What if you stopped looking for a “soul mate” and started looking for a “sole mate”—someone who will live out with you the great purpose of God? What if dating isn’t about finding “the one” but making a wise choice so you can better serve the One who loves you most? What if God didn’t design relationships to make you happy but to make you holy? In The Sacred Search, Gary Thomas will transform the way you look at romantic relationships. Whether you are single, dating, or engaged, Gary’s unique perspective on dating will prepare you for a satisfying, spiritually enriching marriage even before you walk dow...

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Invisible Influence

Invisible Influence


by Jonah Berger
  • Release Date : 2017-06-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics

Jonah Berger, the bestselling author of Contagious, explores the subtle, secret influences that affect the decisions we make—from what we buy, to the careers we choose, to what we eat—in his latest New York Times bestseller that is a “rare business book that’s both informative and enough fun to take to the beach” (Fortune.com). If you’re like most people, you think your individual tastes and opinions drive your choices and behaviors. You wear a certain jacket because you liked how it looked. You picked a particular career because you found it interesting. The notion that our choices are driven by our own person...

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