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sheila-english's picture
Jan.13.2010
Brain Thief is a fun, literate speculative fiction adventure, sort of New England cyberpunk noir, set a year or ten from now, somewhere between the Berkshires and Boston, and includes, at no extra charge, a 30-foot-tall fiberglass cowgirl. Brain Thief Alexander Jablokov Book Trailer Find out more...
sheila-english's picture
Dec.30.2009
Are you suffering from mental malnutrition? Its because the pendulum has swung too far in the direction of specialists! Generalists maximize their leisure, have more fun, and develop better economic prospects. Thus, The Vigorous Mind promotes cross training the brain, not just the body. Author...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Oct.29.2008
Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a 50-year-old woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University. Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children and a house on the...
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Jun.26.2008
In The 5 Rules of Thought: How to Use the Power of Your Mind to Get What You Want, Mary T. Browne turns her attention to the subject of thought -- the most powerful tool we have for bringing the things we want into our lives. Like the teachers who contributed to the bestselling book The Secret,...