November 23, 2020

“ An excellent education in brain science…[Feldman Barrett] deftly employs metaphor and anecdote to deliver an insightful overview of her favorite subject… so short and sweet that most readers will continue to the 35-page appendix, in which the author delves more deeply, but with no less clarity, into topics ranging from teleology to the Myers-Briggs personality test to ‘Plato’s writings about the human psyche.’ Outstanding popular science. "

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From the author of How Emotions Are Made,...

November 20, 2020

“ That rare kind of scholarship that is also a page-turner. "

Britt Wray, author of Rise of the Necrofauna

        


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An anthropologist visits the frontiers of genetics, medicine, and technology to ask: Whose values are guiding gene editing experiments? And what does this new era of scientific inquiry mean for the future of the human species?

At a conference in Hong Kong in November 2018, Dr. He Jiankui announced that he had created the first genetically modified babies―twin girls named Lulu and Nana―s...

November 19, 2020

A flawless blend of history and storytelling is Boman Desai's Trio: A Novel Biography of the Schumanns and Brahms. Trio is a story of passion, insanity, suicide, revolution, politics, and war steeped in beautiful music. This book captures the life of Robert and Clara Schumann and Johannes Brahms. It is a story about an immense and all-consuming love.

Clara met Robert at a very young age. At sixteen, she was utterly in love despite the disapproval of her father. Coming from a prominent family, she was expected to marry up just like a...

November 19, 2020

“ Haunting, wild, and quiet at once. A shimmering look at motherhood, in all its gothic pain and glory. I could not stop reading.”

Lisa Taddeo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Three Women

        


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A stressed family, an unplanned pregnancy, and a painful, if liberating, awakening from the author of the lauded memoir Her.

Christa Parravani was forty years old, in a troubled marriage, and in bad financial straits when she learned she was pregnant with her third child. She and her family were liv...

November 18, 2020

A thoughtful collection of poems about life viewed through the lens of love, hope, and gratitude is Robert G. Yeager's Poems by Gill: Reflections of Life & Love. This collection speaks to the joys and trials of living and loving. It explores an individual experience as well as its similarities across humankind.

Yeager's poems are melodic as they are decisive. It paints pictures and shows the readers a slice of life frozen in time. Other times, it shares emotion and wisdom that resonates, wherever in life, you may be.

In his poem, "O...

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