Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control

The bestselling author of All the Shah s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA s secret drug and mind control experiments of the 1950s and 60s.The visionary chemist Sidney Gottlieb was the CIA s master magician and gentlehearted torturer the agency s poiso

Grown and Flown: How to Support Your Teen, Stay Close as a Family, and Raise Independent Adults

PARENTING NEVER ENDS From the founders of the 1 site for parents of teens and young adults comes an essential guide for building strong relationships with your teens and preparing them to successfully launch into adulthood The high school and college years an extended roller coaster of academics,

The Art of Making Memories: How to Create and Remember Happy Moments

What s the actual secret to happiness Great memories Meik Wiking happiness researcher and New York Times bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke shows us how to create memories that make life sweet in this charming book.Do you remember your first kiss The day y

Widen the Window: Training Your Brain and Body to Thrive During Stress and Recover from Trauma

I don t think I ve ever read a book that paints such a complex and accurate landscape of what it is like to live with the legacy of trauma as this book does, while offering a comprehensive approach to healing from the foreword by Bessel van der Kolk A pioneering researcher gives us a new underst

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life

Indistractable provides a framework that will deliver the focus you need to get results James Clear, author of Atomic Habits You sit down at your desk to work on an important project, but a notification on your phone interrupts your morning Later, as you re about to get back to work, a colleag

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

A dazzling group portrait of Franz Boas, the founder of cultural anthropology, and his circle of women scientists, who upended American notions of race, gender, and sexuality in the 1920s and 1930s a sweeping chronicle of how our society began to question the basic ways we understand other cultures

Hello I Want to Die Please Fix Me: Depression in the First Person

A vibrant, compelling memoir from a remarkable young woman that bravely reveals the real life havoc wrought by depression and the urgent search for solutions Illuminating, completely engaging it s essential reading for all since we all know someone whose life, family or friends are touched by the

How the Brain Lost Its Mind: Sex, Hysteria, and the Riddle of Mental Illness

A noted neurologist challenges the widespread misunderstanding of brain disease and mental illness How the Brain Lost Its Mind tells the rich and compelling story of two confounding ailments, syphilis and hysteria, and the extraordinary efforts to confront their effects on mental life How does th