Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County

Psychology

    Four Thousand Weeks

    Four Thousand Weeks

    Oliver Burkeman

    "This is the most important book ever written about time management." —Adam Grant, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again and host of WorkLifeThe average human lifespan is absurdly, insultingly brief. Assuming you live to be eighty, you have just over four thousand weeks.Nobody needs telling there isn't…

    more...

  • Awakening the Buddha Within

    Awakening the Buddha Within

    Lama Surya Das

    Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the definitive book on Western Buddhism for the modern-day spiritual seeker.The radical and compelling message of Buddhism tells us that each of us has the wisdom, awareness, love, and power of the Buddha within; yet most…

    more...

  • The Tipping Point

    The Tipping Point

    Malcolm Gladwell

    Why did crime in New York drop in the middle of the 90s? Why is teenage smoking out of control? Why are television shows like Sesame Street good at teaching kids how to read? In The Tipping Point, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in society…

    more...

  • The Wisdom of Crowds

    The Wisdom of Crowds

    Joe Abercrombie

    From the New York Times bestselling author of A Little Hatred comes a stunning fantasy novel that finds the world in an unstoppable revolution where heroes have nothing left to lose as darkness and destruction overtake everything.Chaos. Fury. Destruction.The Great Change is upon us . . .Some say that to…

    more...

  • Habits of a Happy Brain

    Habits of a Happy Brain

    Loretta Graziano Breuning

    A revolutionary approach to enhancing your happiness level!Get ready to boost your happiness in just forty-five days! Habits of a Happy Brain shows you how to retrain your brain to turn on the chemicals that make you happy. Each page offers simple activities that help you understand the roles of…

    more...

  • The Anatomy of Evil

    The Anatomy of Evil

    Michael H. Stone, MD

    FROM NARCISSISM TO AGGRESSION, AN ORIGINAL LOOK AT THE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND BEHAVIORS THAT CONSTITUTE EVILIn this groundbreaking book, renowned psychiatrist Michael H. Stone explores the concept and reality of evil from a new perspective. In an in-depth discussion of the personality traits and behaviors that constitute evil across a…

    more...

  • Giannis

    Giannis

    Mirin Fader

    The story of Giannis Antetokounmpo's extraordinary rise from poverty in Greece to super-stardom in America with the Milwaukee Bucks—becoming one of the most transcendent players in NBA historyAs the face of the NBA's new world order, Giannis Antetokounmpo has overcome unfathomable obstacles to become a symbol of hope for people…

    more...

  • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    Amusing Ourselves to Death

    Neil Postman

    In this eloquent and persuasive book, Neil Postman examines the deep and broad effects of television culture on the manner in which we conduct our public affairs, and how "entertainment values" have corrupted the very way we think. As politics, news, religion, education, and commerce are given less and less…

    more...

  • Who Really Feeds the World?

    Who Really Feeds the World?

    Vandana Shiva

    Debunking the notion that our current food crisis must be addressed through industrial agriculture and genetic modification, author and activist Vandana Shiva argues that those forces are in fact the ones responsible for the hunger problem in the first place. Who Really Feeds the World? is a powerful manifesto calling…

    more...

  • The Revolt of the Black Athlete

    The Revolt of the Black Athlete

    Harry Edwards

    The Revolt of the Black Athlete hit sport and society like an Ali combination. This Fiftieth Anniversary edition of Harry Edwards's classic of activist scholarship arrives even as a new generation engages with the issues he explored. Edwards's new introduction and afterword revisit the revolts by athletes like Muhammad Ali,…

    more...

  • Juneteenth

    Juneteenth

    Kevin P. Winn

    The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Juneteenth explores the history around the celebration in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing…

    more...

  • Friends Forever

    Friends Forever

    Shannon Hale

    Following up their mega-bestselling Real Friends and Best Friends graphic memoirs, Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham are back with Friends Forever, a story about learning to love yourself exactly as you are.Shannon is in eighth grade, and life is more complicated than ever. Everything keeps changing, her classmates are starting…

    more...

  • Nudge

    Nudge

    Richard H. Thaler

    An essential new edition―revised and updated from cover to cover―of one of the most important books of the last two decades, by Nobel Prize winner Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein* More than 1.5 million copies sold* New York Times bestsellerSince the original publication of Nudge more than a…

    more...

  • New eBooks

New eBooks

Help