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 »
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 you... 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 »
A Therapist, Her Patients, and the Legacy of Trauma
Internationally known psychoanalyst Dr. Galit Atlas draws on her patients' stories—and her own life experiences—to shed light on how inherited family trauma affects our lives; "illuminating" (Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone).The people we love and those who raised us live inside us; we experience their emotional pain,... Read more »
End Anxiety, Beat Burnout, and Ignite a New Baseline of Energy and Flow
A 30-day program for reaching a new level of energy, clarity, and calm, based on a paradigm shifting idea: You have to change your body to change your mind and mood.
Too often, conventional medicine treats the body as separate from the mind, ignoring physical issues like chronic illness and weight gain. Science shows that these issues are... Read more »
This Is Your Brain on Food
An Indispensable Guide to the Surprising Foods that Fight Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, and More
Eat for your mental health and learn the fascinating science behind nutrition with this "must-read" guide from an expert psychiatrist (Amy Myers, MD).
Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the aftereffects of trauma? That salami can cause depression, or that boosting Vitamin D intake can help treat anxiety?
When it comes to diet,... 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 »
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 »
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 Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our minds sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers “the book all of us... Read more »
Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To
Audio Bonus! Includes exclusive conversations with the authors!
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Brilliant and enthralling.” —The Wall Street Journal
A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people.
It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything... Read more »
The Wisdom of Your Body
Finding Healing, Wholeness, and Connection through Embodied Living
From the host of the hit CBC podcast Other People’s Problems comes an invitation to unlearn the lies about your body that make you feel less-than, and to learn to love the home where your life happens
In The Wisdom of Your Body, clinical therapist and award-winning researcher Dr. Hillary McBride offers a pathway from disconnection to embodied...Read more »
A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive
A deep dive into the immune system that will forever change how you think about your body, from the creator of the popular science YouTube channel Kurzgesagt—In a Nutshell
“Through wonderful analogies and a genius for clarifying complex ideas, Immune is a truly brilliant introduction to the human body’s vast system for fighting infections and... Read more »
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
How to Do the Work
Recognize Your Patterns, Heal from Your Past, and Create Your Self
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Gal Gadot!
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...
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
The Book of Lymph
Self-Care Practices to Enhance Immunity, Health, and Beauty
A first-of-its-kind guide that outlines and explains the health-promoting properties of lymphatic massage, featuring five-minute self-massage sequences anyone can do at home.
Thanks to the astonishing results it provides—glowing skin, a flatter stomach, enhanced immunity, and full-body detox—the practice of manually stimulating the lymphatic...
Tired as F*ck
Burnout at the Hands of Diet, Self-Help, and Hustle Culture
Blending memoir and blistering social observations, the author of The F*ck It Diet looks back at her desperate attempts to heal her hunger, anxiety, and imperfections through extreme diets, culty self-help methods, and melodramatic bargains with the universe.
Offering a frank and funny critique of the cultural forces that are driving us mad,...Read more »
Reverse Your Bio Age and Live Longer, Better
Based on the groundbreaking study that shaved three years off a subjects' age in just eight weeks, discover a proven, accessible plan to prevent diseases and reduce your biological age.
It’s true: getting older is inevitable and your chronological age can only move in one direction. But you also have a biological age, which scientists can measure...Read more »
The Radium Girls
The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous—the girls themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered head to toe in the dust from the paint. They were the radium girls.
As the... Read more »
More Than A Body
Your Body Is an Instrument, Not an Ornament
"An indispensable resource for women of all ages, this is a guide to help us better connect to ourselves, to value ourselves, to love ourselves, and ultimately, to be ourselves."
Positive body image isn’t believing your body looks good; it is knowing your body is good, regardless of how it looks.
How do you feel about your... Read more »
Let's Get Physical
How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World
A captivating blend of reportage and personal narrative that explores the untold history of women’s exercise culture--from jogging and Jazzercise to Jane Fonda--and how women have parlayed physical strength into other forms of power.
For American women today, working out is as accepted as it is expected, fueling a multibillion-dollar fitness... Read more »
Four Thousand Weeks
Time Management for Mortals
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“This is the most important book ever written about time management. Oliver Burkeman offers a searing indictment of productivity hacking and profound insights on how to make the best use of our scarcest, most precious resource. His writing will challenge you to rethink many of your beliefs about getting things done-and... Read more »
Love, Loss, and What We Ate
A vivid memoir of food and family, survival and triumph, Love, Loss, and What We Ate traces the arc of Padma Lakshmi’s unlikely path from an immigrant childhood to a complicated life in front of the camera—a tantalizing blend of Ruth Reichl’s Tender at the Bone and Nora Ephron’s Heartburn
Long before Padma Lakshmi ever stepped onto a television...Read more »
The Little Book of Hygge
Danish Secrets to Happy Living
Embrace Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) and become happier with this definitive guide to the Danish philosophy of comfort, togetherness, and well-being.
Why are Danes the happiest people in the world? The answer, says Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen, is Hygge. Loosely translated, Hygge—pronounced Hoo-ga—is a sense of...Read more »
7 Powerful Mindset Changes for Lasting Weight Loss
This program includes an introduction read by the author.
Gary Foster's The Shift is not about what to eat or not eat. It’s not about when to eat. It’s about building thinking habits, proven through science, that help you lose weight.
Can you lose weight before you value your body? Are big goals needed to achieve big results? Do you deserve to go...
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...
The Joy of Movement
How exercise helps us find happiness, hope, connection, and courage
The bestselling author of The Willpower Instinct introduces a surprising science-based book that doesn't tell us why we should exercise but instead shows us how to fall in love with movement.
Exercise is health-enhancing and life-extending, yet many of us feel it's a chore. But, as Kelly McGonigal reveals, it doesn't have to be. Movement can and... Read more »
The Kissing Bug
A True Story of a Family, an Insect, and a Nation’s Neglect of a Deadly Disease
Who does the United States take care of and who does it leave behind? This is a riveting investigation of infectious disease, poverty, racism, and for-profit health care—and the harm caused by decades of silence.
Growing up in a New Jersey factory town in the 1980s, Daisy Hernández believed that her aunt had become deathly ill from eating an...Read more »
What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight
Mainstream health science has let you down. Weight loss is not the key to health, diet and exercise are not effective weight-loss strategies, and fatness is not a death sentence.
You've heard it before: there's a global health crisis, and, unless we make some changes, we're in trouble. That much is true—but the epidemic is NOT obesity. The real... 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 »
The Problem of Alzheimer's
How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About It
A definitive and compelling book on one of today's most prevalent illnesses. In 2019, an estimated 5.8 million Americans had Alzheimer’s, and more than half a million died because of the disease and its devastating complications. Sixteen million caregivers are responsible for paying as much as half of the $226 billion annual costs of their... Read more »
The Path to Hope and Healing
A world-recognized authority and acclaimed mind-body medicine pioneer presents the first evidenced-based program to reverse the psychological and biological damage caused by trauma.
In his role as the founder and director of The Center for Mind-Body Medicine (CMBM), the worlds largest and most effective program for healing population-wide trauma,...Read more »
Beat Fatigue, Drop Weight, and Heal Your Body Through the New Science of Optimum Hydration
Based on breakthrough new science in the field of hydration, Quench debunks many popular myths about "getting enough water" and offers a revolutionary five-day jump start plan that shows how better hydration can reduce or eliminate ailments like chronic headaches, weight gain, gut pain, and even autoimmune conditions.
Chronic headaches, brain... Read more »
The New Science of Alcohol and Health
A world-renowned authority on the science of alcohol exposes its influence on our health, mood, sleep, emotions, and productivity -- and what we can and should do to moderate our intake.
From after-work happy hour to a nightly glass of wine, we're used to thinking of alcohol as a normal part of our daily lives. In Drink?, neuropharmacology... Read more »
Maybe in Another Life
From the acclaimed author of Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo comes a breathtaking novel about a young woman whose fate hinges on the choice she makes after bumping into an old flame; in alternating chapters, we see two possible scenarios unfold—with stunningly different results
At the age of twenty-nine, Hannah Martin still has no idea what she... Read more »
Five Days at Memorial
Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Pulitzer Prize winner Sheri Fink’s landmark investigation of patient deaths at a New Orleans hospital ravaged by Hurricane Katrina—and her suspenseful portrayal of the quest for truth and justice.
In the tradition of the best investigative journalism, physician and reporter Sheri Fink reconstructs 5 days at Memorial Medical Center and draws the...
An Eater's Manual
#1 New York Times Bestseller
"A useful and funny purse-sized manual that could easily replace all the diet books on your bookshelf." —Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times
A definitive compendium of food wisdom
Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings... Read more »
What We Need to Talk About When We Talk About Health
In Well, physician Sandro Galea examines what Americans miss when they fixate on healthcare: health.
Americans spend more money on health than people anywhere else in the world. And what do they get for it? Statistically, not much. Americans today live shorter, less healthy lives than citizens of other rich countries, and these trends show no... Read more »
How to Prevent Child Obesity
Have you noticed that every time you open a newspaper or magazine these days there are articles about obesity? What's happening to our society? What's causing this epidemic? And--perhaps most alarmingly--why are young people becoming fat? Download and start listening now!Read more »
Outsmart Your Pain
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to Help You Leave Chronic Pain Behind
"Mindfulness and compassion practices should be in everybody's toolbox for a happier and healthier life. [This] book is essential reading for providers who treat chronic illnesses and for those suffering from them." —Arianna Huffington
Pain can be a big, unwieldy box that we struggle to carry all day. But what if we could put down this box,... Read more »
World Without Cancer: The Story of Vitamin B17
Mr. Griffin marshals the evidence that cancer is a deficiency disease - like scurvy or pellagra - aggravated by the lack of an essential food compound in modern man s diet. That substance is vitamin B17. In its purified form developed for cancer therapy, it is known as Laetrile. This story is not approved by orthodox medicine. The FDA, the AMA,... Read more »
The Sleep Solution
Challenging the reader to take control and to stop hiding behind excuses for a bad night’s sleep, neurologist W. Chris Winter explains the basic, often-counterintuitive rules of sleep science. Dr Winter explores revolutionary findings, including surprising solutions for insomnia and other sleep disturbances, empowering readers to stop taking... Read more »
The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet: A Revolutionary Plan for Managing IBS and Other Digestive Disorders
A diet plan proven to relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome and other digestive disorders—presented by the world’s leading experts and tailored to you “A must-have survival guide”—Gerard E. Mullin, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services at the Johns Hopkins University School of... Read more »
Natural Breast Enhancement
Though there are many methods devised to bring about breast enhancement naturally, there is no scientific proof that they work. There are scores of people vouching for the success of various pills, pumps, and creams, but no medical evidence. Even websites on natural breast enhancement avoid direct evidence and resort to anecdotal evidence....Read more »
Use an FBI Profiler's Tactics to Avoid Unsafe Situations
As one of the world's top experts on psychopathy and criminal behavior, Mary Ellen O'Toole has seen repeatedly how relying on the sense of fear alone often fails to protect us from danger. Whether you are opening the door to a stranger or meeting a date you connected with online, you need to know how to protect yourself from harm-physical,... Read more »
Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES and LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER
“Brilliant… riveting, scary, cogent, and cleverly argued.”—Beth Macy, author of Dopesick
As heard on Fresh Air
This book is about pleasure. It’s also about pain. Most important, it’s about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why now more than ever finding balance is... 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 »
Getting It Done When You're Depressed, Second Edition
50 Strategies for Keeping Your Life on Track
Don't let depression get in the way of the life you want to live!
Many people suffer from depression on a daily basis. The hard part is learning to live with it. Getting up and getting moving can seem like an insurmountable chore. You know you need to be productive but your brain just won't cooperate.
Getting It Done When You're Depressed offers... Read more »
Happier at Home
Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life
In the spirit of her blockbuster #1 New York Times bestseller The Happiness Project, Gretchen Rubin embarks on a new project to make home a happier place.
One Sunday afternoon, as she unloaded the dishwasher, Gretchen Rubin felt hit by a wave of homesickness. Homesick—why? She was standing right in her own kitchen. She felt homesick, she... Read more »
Let the Record Show
A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993
This program includes an introduction read by the author.
One of O, the Oprah Magazine's 32 LGBTQ Books That Will Change the Literary Landscape in 2021, one of Vogue's 9 LGBTQ+ Books We're Looking Forward to This Spring, one of and Cosmopolitan's LGBTQ+ Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2021, one of The Observer's Spring Books You Don't Want...