The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep

For Dr Guy Leschziner s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, sleep apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares Demoniac halluc

Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, & Identity

An eye opening exploration of race in America In this deeply inspiring book, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross country tour of America Spurred by the realization that they had nearly completed high scho

The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's "1984"

The author has written a study that places George Orwell s 1984 in a variety of contexts the author s life and times, the book s precursors in the science fiction genre, and its subsequent place in popular culture Lynskey delves into how Orwell s harrowing Spanish Civil War experiences shaped his

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

As revelatory as Atul Gawande s Being Mortal, physician and award winning author Louise Aronson s Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but often disparaged stage of life For than 5,000 years, old has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70 That means most pe

Here To Stay

Gemma Robinson comes into Elliot s life like a whirlwind, and they marry and settle into his home When she asks him if her parents can come to stay for a couple of weeks, he is keen to oblige he just doesn t quite know what he s signing up for The Robinsons arrive with Gemma s sister, Chloe, a m

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life

In this generation defining self help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be positive all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people For decades, we ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life F k positivit

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

From a New York Times best selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist s world where her patients are looking for answers and so is she One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist

Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones

The instant New York Times bestseller Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results No matter your goals, Atomic Habits offers a proven framework for improving every day James Clear, one of the world s leading experts on habit formation, reveals practical strategies that will teach you exactly how to form goo

Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life...And Maybe the World

Listening Length 1 hour and 53 minutes If you want to change the world, start off by making your bed On May 17, 2014, Admiral William H McRaven addressed the graduating class of the University of Texas at Austin on their Commencement day Taking inspiration from the university s slogan, What sta

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Factfulness The stress reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts When asked simple questions about global trends what percentage of the world s population live in poverty why the world s population is increasing how many girls finish school we systematic