The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

By Dalai Lama XIV and Desmond Tutu

In this unique collaboration, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu offer reflections on real lives filled with pain and turmoil in the midst of which they have been able to discover a level of peace, of courage, and of joy to which we can all aspire in our
own lives.

Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

By Lori Gottlieb

With startling wisdom and humor, Gottlieb invites us into her world as both clinician and patient, examining the truths and fictions we tell ourselves and others as we teeter on the tightrope between love and desire, meaning and mortality, guilt and redemption, terror and courage, hope and change.

The Science of Making Friends: Helping Socially Challenged Teens and Young Adults

By Elizabeth Laugeson

This book offers parents a guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges. With concrete rules and steps for social etiquette, parents will be able to assist in improving conversational skills, expanding social opportunities, and developing strategies for handling peer rejection.

Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle

By Amelia & Emily Nagoski

With the help of eye-opening science, prescriptive advice, and helpful exercise, all women will find something transformative in this book, and will be empowered to create positive change.

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together

By Heather McGhee

McGhee embarks on a deeply personal journey across the country, tallying what we lose when we buy into the zero-sum paradigm—the idea that progress for some of us must come at the expense of others.

How to Be a Person: 65 Hugely Useful, Super-Important Skills to Learn Before You’re Grown Up

By Catherine Newman

Witty parenting writer and etiquette columnist Catherine Newman has created the ultimate guidebook of essential life skills for kids, jam-packed with tips, tricks, and advice.
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