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The New Science of a Lost Art
A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020
Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR
“A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe—and how we’ve all been doing it wrong for a long, long time.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat, Pray, Love
No matter what... Read more »
The Body Keeps the Score
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
#1 New York Times bestseller
“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies
A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New... Read more »
How to Do the Work
Recognize Your Patterns, Heal from Your Past, and Create Your Self
From Dr. Nicole LePera, creator of "the holistic psychologist"—the online phenomenon with more than two million Instagram followers—comes a revolutionary approach to healing that harnesses the power of the self to produce lasting change.
As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Nicole LePera often found herself frustrated by the limitations of traditional... Read more »
Come As You Are: Revised and Updated
The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.
For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less... Read more »
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates
A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and... Read more »
Live Your Life
My Story of Loving and Losing Nick Cordero
Amanda Kloots bravely reflects on love, loss, and life with her husband Broadway star and Tony-nominee Nick Cordero, whose public battle with Covid-19 and tragic death made headlines around the world.
In the early spring of 2020, Broadway star and Tony Award nominee Nick Cordero was hospitalized for what he and his wife, Amanda Kloots, believed... Read more »
How to Build a Better Brain at Any Age
Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta.
Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our mind sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers insights from top... Read more »
Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition
A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach
The go-to resource—now fully revised and updated—for building a healthy body image and making peace with food, once and for all.
When it was first published, Intuitive Eating was revolutionary in its anti-dieting approach. The authors, both prominent health professionals in the field of nutrition and eating disorders, urge readers to embrace the... Read more »
The F*ck It Diet
Eating Should Be Easy
“The F*ck It Diet is not only hilarious, it is scientifically and medically sound. A must read for any chronic dieter.” –Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
From comedian and ex-diet junkie Caroline Dooner, an inspirational guide that will help you stop dieting, reboot your relationship... Read more »
It Didn't Start With You
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field
Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life experience or in chemical imbalances in our... Read more »
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours.
For over seven years Gabor Maté has been the staff physician at the Portland... Read more »
The Cancer Code
A Revolutionary New Understanding of a Medical Mystery
Author of the international bestsellers The Diabetes Code and The Obesity Code Dr. Jason Fung returns with an eye-opening biography of cancer in which he offers a radical new paradigm for understanding cancer—and issues a call to action for reducing risk moving forward.
Our understanding of cancer is slowly undergoing a revolution, allowing for... Read more »
Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing The Uncommon
The author of the New York Times bestseller You Are the Placebo, as well as Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself and Evolve Your Brain, draws on research conducted at his advanced workshops since 2012 to explore how common people are doing the uncommon to transform themselves and their lives. Becoming Supernatural marries the some of the most... Read more »
In the FLO
Unlock Your Hormonal Advantage and Revolutionize Your Life
The bestselling author of WomanCode presents a biohacking program for women, teaching them how to use their natural 28-day cycle to optimize their time, diet, fitness, work, and relationships.
Women have a important biological rhythm they experience every month that affects productivity, weight, sex drive, energy, and mood. It is essential to be... Read more »
Call of the Wild
How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good
From trauma educator and somatic guide Kimberly Ann Johnson comes a cutting-edge guide for tapping into the wisdom and resilience of the body to rewire the nervous system, heal from trauma, and live fully.
In an increasingly polarized world where trauma is often publicly renegotiated, our nervous systems are on high alert. From skyrocketing rates... Read more »
Upon becoming a new mother, Eula Biss addresses a chronic condition of fear—fear of the government, the medical establishment, and what is in your child's air, food, mattress, medicine, and vaccines. She finds that you cannot immunize your child, or yourself, from the world.
In this bold, fascinating book, Biss investigates the metaphors and... Read more »
What I Talk about When I Talk about Running
From the bestselling author of Kafka on the Shore comes this rich and revelatory memoir about writing and running and the integral impact both have made on his life. Equal parts training log, travelogue, and reminiscence, this revealing memoir covers Murakami's four-month preparation for the 2005 New York City Marathon. Settings range from... Read more »
The 5 Simple Fixes That Will Make You Healthy, Fit, and Eternally Awesome
In this groundbreaking health and lifestyle guide, the superfoods expert, nutritionist, and creator of Shakeology provides the key to understanding and utilizing the five life forces—the sole factors that determine whether or not we will be healthy, fit, and free of illness.
In Superlife, Darin Olien provides us with an entirely new way of... Read more »
How to Save Our Health, Our Economy, Our Communities, and Our Planet--One Bite at a Time
An indispensable guide to food, our most powerful tool to reverse the global epidemic of chronic disease, heal the environment, reform politics, and revive economies, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Mark Hyman, MD -- "Read this book if you're ready to change the world" (Tim Ryan, US Representative).
What we eat has tremendous... Read more »
The Pegan Diet
21 Practical Principles for Reclaiming Your Health in a Nutritionally Confusing World
Twelve-time New York Times bestselling author Mark Hyman, MD, presents his unique Pegan diet—including meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists.
For decades, the diet wars have pitted advocates for the low-carb, high-fat paleo diet against advocates of the exclusively plant-based vegan diet and dozens of other diets leaving most of us bewildered... Read more »
Feel Great, Lose Weight
Simple Habits for Lasting and Sustainable Weight Loss
Weight loss isn't a race. It isn't one size fits all. Everyone wants fast results, but when it comes to losing weight with crash diets, what goes down nearly always comes back up. And weight-loss programs designed to fit "everyone" are often too broad and restrictive to fit into the complicated lives of real people. Drawing on twenty years of... Read more »
Why You Get More Done When You Work Less
Sit back and relax and learn about why overworking and under resting can be harmful to yourself and your career.
"Rest is such a valuable book. If work is our national religion, Pang is the philosopher reintegrating our bifurcated selves." ---Arianna Huffington, New York Times Book Review
Overwork is the new normal. Rest is something to do... Read more »
I'm So Effing Tired
A Proven Plan to Beat Burnout, Boost Your Energy, and Reclaim Your Life
By Amy Shah
Length: 8 hours 20 minutes
A guide to conquering burnout and increasing your energy from a leading medical doctor and nutrition expert
EXHAUSTION DOESN’T HAVE TO BE YOUR NEW NORMAL
Does it feel like your life is too busy, your days are too short, and you're feeling overworked, overstressed, and overtired? Chances are you’ve asked your doctor for help, only to be told that... Read more »
Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred years, the city would build a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse, and almshouse. Stacy Horn has crafted a compelling and chilling narrative told... Read more »
Give a Sh*t
Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet.
"The time for stepping up and protecting our planet is now. And this book is an easy, enjoyable place to start." -- Moby
It's time to put your good intentions into action. It's time to give a shit -- about your health, your footprint, and your planet.
Give a Sh*t guides you through the transition to a kinder, healthier, more conscious, and... Read more »
How We Die - Abridged
Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
New Edition: With a new chapter addressing contemporary issues in end-of-life care
A runaway bestseller and National Book Award winner, Sherwin Nuland's How We Die has become the definitive text on perhaps the single most universal human concern: death. This new edition includes an all-embracing and incisive afterword that examines the current... Read more »
New Research Blows the Lid Off How We Really Burn Calories, Lose Weight, and Stay Healthy
One of the foremost researchers in human metabolism reveals surprising new science behind food and exercise.
We burn 2,000 calories a day. And if we exercise and cut carbs, we'll lose more weight. Right? Wrong. In this paradigm-shifting book, Herman Pontzer reveals for the first time how human metabolism really works so that we can finally manage... Read more »
The Rabbit Effect
Live Longer, Happier, and Healthier with the Groundbreaking Science of Kindness
This groundbreaking and life-changing work based on the latest research effectively demonstrates “the profound impact that love, connection, and kindness have on our health” (Mark Williamson, PhD, director of Action for Happiness).
When Columbia University doctor Kelli Harding began her clinical practice, she never intended to explore the... Read more »
Better Sleep, Better You
Your No-Stress Guide for Getting the Sleep You Need and the Life You Want
Sleep is the most important part of anyone’s journey to a healthy and happy life, and with this book you can learn how to fix your sleep schedule and recover precious hours of relaxation.
If you're like most people, odds are you aren't getting enough sleep. Thanks to shifts in our culture America is in the midst of an epidemic of sleeplessness,... Read more »
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health
In this groundbreaking book, the result of seven years of research in every science connected with the impact of nutrition on health, award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.
For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and... Read more »
Hurting Yet Whole
Reconciling Body and Spirit in Chronic Pain and Illness
By Liuan Huska
Length: 6 hours 8 minutes
As Liuan Huska went through years of chronic pain, she wondered why God seemed absent and questioned some of the common assumptions about healing. What do we do when our bodies don't work the way they should? What is healing, when one has a chronic illness? Can we still be whole when our bodies suffer? The Christian story speaks to our... Read more »
Yoga Nidra for Sleep
Guided Meditation for Deep, Transcendental Sleep
Do you want to access the deepest states of relaxation?
Yoga nidra, otherwise known as “sleep of the yogis,” is an accessible meditation practice that cultivates wellbeing on multiple levels. This simple practice of guided, deep relaxation promotes deep rest.
The technique incorporates a detailed body scan with awareness placed on the breath and... Read more »
The Well-Gardened Mind
The Restorative Power of Nature
“As an amateur gardener and plant-lover, as well as an avid-reader of neuropsychology and mindfulness books, this book automatically made my list. A fascinating and compelling read about the power of nature and gardening to bring about restoration and healing in all aspects of the human body and society.”Tina, Leaves Book and Tea Shop
A Terrible Thing to Waste
Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind
“A terrifying book when it comes down to it, but an important one. Washington is careful and methodical in her statements, emphasizing lives, generations, and ability lost, not merely the wrongs that were committed. If the first step is awareness, then Washington has hopefully pushed us a couple of steps up the stairs.”Ji-Eun Alice, Water Street Bookstore
Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt Sugar Fat comes a “gripping” (The Wall Street Journal) exposé of how the processed food industry exploits our evolutionary instincts, the emotions we associate with food, and legal loopholes in their pursuit of profit over public health.
“The processed food... Read more »
Running with Sherman
The Donkey with the Heart of a Hero
“Running With Sherman is one of those special books that just makes you happy. Sherman, an abused donkey adopted by Christopher McDougall and family, needs a task, and that task turns out to be joining the World Championship of burro running in Colorado. In his inimitably engaging style, McDougall has taken the best of his two previous books—the personal stories of Born to Run and the history from Natural Born Heroes—and created the most enjoyable book I’ve read this year. I laughed, I got teary, I smiled a lot. Sherman is my new hero!”Pete Mock, McIntyre's Fine Books
The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
“Dramatic in both its scope and the frightening truths it reveals about loneliness and its effects, "Together" is a book that should be required reading for every teacher, community leader, healthcare practitioner, and mental health specialist. Dr. Murthy's introduction to the audiobook reveals that he did the research and writing well before the pandemic, but that the contents of "Together" might be more important to learn than ever during this time of social isolation. I've brought it up in conversation multiple times in the last few months, and I think about it at least once a day.”Janet, Avid Bookshop
Reclaim Your Time, Money, Well-Being, and Happiness Through Intuitive Eating
Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
68 percent of Americans have dieted at some point in their lives. But upwards of 90% of people who intentionally lose weight gain it back within five years.... Read more »
Bright Line Eating
The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Bright Line Eating has helped thousands of people from over 75 countries lose all their excess weight and keep it off. Are you ready to join them?
In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge... Read more »
Health At Every Size
The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
Fat isn't the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn't match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin" with "healthy" is the problem. The solution? The Health at Every Size program. Tune in to your body's expert guidance. Find the joy in movement. Eat... Read more »
The Hilarious World of Depression
“First of all, I want to say how dare John Moe stalk me since early childhood and write a book about me. I'm kidding but this book is incredibly relatable. Almost scarily so (I also went to a middle school called Sacajawea. Coincidence?). As someone who has lived with chronic depression and suicidal thoughts for years on end, it was absolutely gut-wrenching and wonderful to listen to this. I hated being able to relate to all of this mental illness and at the same time, it's so comforting to know that I'm not alone and that help exists and that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. I may never be rid of my depression but at least with this book, I know that there are things out there that work, people willing to help, and that depression is a lying asshole who wants to kill me that I don't have to take any shit from. Bless this book and bless John Moe for sharing it with the world. ”Harry, Country Bookshelf
The Great Pretender
The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness
“Susannah Cahalan, the bestselling author of Brain on Fire, is back with another riveting true story of madness and the mental health system. In the 1970s, Dr. David Rosenhan convinced seven sane people to join him in committing themselves to mental hospitals as patients and trying to get out on their own. What begins as an inspiring and daring story of experimentation darkens and twists as Cahalan closes in on a story shrouded in mystery—who were these seven ‘pseudopatients’ in Rosenhan’s groundbreaking study, and what really happened to them? The Great Pretender is not-to-be-missed narrative nonfiction.”Megan Bell, Underground Books
The Urgent Global Quest to Transform the Toilet
From an award-winning science journalist, a lively, informative, and humorous deep dive into the future of the toilet—from creative uses for harvested “biosolids,” to the bold engineers dedicated to bringing safe sanitation to the billions of people worldwide living without—for fans of popular science bestsellers by Mary Roach.
Most of us do not... Read more »
The Case for Keto
Rethinking Weight Control and the Science and Practice of Low-Carb/High-Fat Eating
After a century of misunderstanding the differences between diet, weight control, and health, The Case for Keto revolutionizes how we think about healthy eating--from the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat and The Case Against Sugar.
Based on twenty years of investigative reporting and interviews with 100 practicing physicians who embrace the... Read more »
The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting
A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice.
“Using her expertise as a neuroscientist and her gifts as a storyteller, Lisa Genova explains the nuances of human memory”—Steven Pinker,... Read more »
The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer
Never again will you have to stand by helplessly while your little baby cries and cries. There is a way to calm most crying babies . . . usually in minutes!
Thousands of parents, from regular moms and dads to Hollywood superstars, have come to baby expert Dr. Harvey Karp to learn his remarkable techniques for soothing babies and increasing... Read more »
Ina May's Guide to Childbirth
Drawing upon her forty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation's leading midwife, shows the benefits and joys of physiological childbirth by showing women how to trust the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based upon the midwifery model of care that recognizes that spontaneous labor in... Read more »
Full Catastrophe Living - Abridged
Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness
Stress. It is everywhere around us. Even worse, it gets inside us: sapping our energy, undermining our health, and making us more vulnerable to anxiety, depression, and disease. Now, based on Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s renowned mindfulness-based stress reduction program, this groundbreaking book shows you how to use natural, medically proven methods... Read more »
Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town
An intimate, heart wrenching portrait of one small hospital that reveals the magnitude of America’s health care crises.
“With his signature gut-punching prose, Alexander breaks our hearts as he opens our eyes to America’s deep-rooted sickness and despair by immersing us in the lives of a small town hospital and the people it serves. “ —Beth Macy,... Read more »
Life in the Fasting Lane
How to Make Intermittent Fasting a Lifestyle—and Reap the Benefits of Weight Loss and Better Health
Take the guesswork (and fear) out of fasting with real-life and expert advice.
In recent years, intermittent fasting—restricting calorie intake for a set number of hours or days—has become an increasingly popular diet strategy. While some in the medical community initially dismissed the idea as a dangerous fad, recent research not only validates... Read more »