Outliers: The Story of Success

Outliers: The Story of SuccessIn this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of outliers the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful He asks the question what makes high achievers different His answer is that we pay too much attention to what


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop TalkingThe book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one third of the people we know are introverts They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking who innovate and create but dislike self promotion who favor working on their own over working in teams It is to introvertsRosa Parks, Chopin, Dr.


A Short History of Nearly Everything

A Short History of Nearly EverythingIn Bryson s biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge to understandand, if possible, answerthe oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from


The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big DifferenceAn alternate cover edition exists here The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small but precisely targeted push cause a fashion


Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to PunctuationIn Eats, Shoots Leaves, former editor Lynne Truss, gravely concerned about our current grammatical state, boldly defends proper punctuation She proclaims, in her delightfully urbane, witty, and very English way, that it is time to look at our commas and semicolons and see them as the wonderful


A Brief History of Time

A Brief History of TimeIn the ten years since its publication in 1988, Stephen Hawking s classic work has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, with than nine million copies in forty languages sold worldwide That edition was on the cutting edge of what was then known about the origins and nature of the


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksHer 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 cellstaken without her knowledgebecame one of the most important tools in medicine The first immortal human cells grown in culture, they are


Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

Blink: The Power of Thinking Without ThinkingDrawing on cutting edge neuroscience and psychology and displaying all of the brilliance that made The Tipping Point a classic, Blink changes the way you ll understand every decision you make Never again will you think about thinking the same way Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the


Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth Today there is just one Us Homo sapiens How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human



Modern Romance

Modern RomanceNow a New York Times BestsellerA hilarious, thoughtful, and in depth exploration of the pleasures and perils of modern romance from one of this generations sharpest comedic voicesAt some point, every one of us embarks on a journey to find love We meet people, date, get into and out of


Thinking, Fast and Slow

Thinking, Fast and SlowIn the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional System 2 is slower, deliberative, and logical Kahneman exposes the extraordinary


Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the EndMedicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming the dangers of childbirth, injury, and disease from harrowing to manageable But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should Through eye opening research and gripping