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Four Kinds of Grads, Four Great Gifts

Four Kinds of Grads, Four Great Gifts

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The graduate in your life is standing on a precipice, between the familiar comforts of college and the wild blue yonder of life beyond (which, in their imagination, probably looks like a cross...
5 Incredible Revelations From Think Like A Freak

5 Incredible Revelations From Think Like A Freak

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Would you like to learn how to think like a freak? Your instincts may have you leaning toward a hard no, but if you can ignore the term’s negative connotations, you may just find an...
Four Books that Explain Why We’re All Broke

Four Books that Explain Why We’re All Broke

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We sift through so much information every day, but how much of it is actually informative? On some topics, you have to supplement the click-bait by sitting down with a book. While...
6 Absorbing New Memoirs

6 Absorbing New Memoirs

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These new memoirs are funny, insightful, and downright transporting—because some of the best stories are the ones that really happened. From a gripping account of an abducted woman’s...
7 Claims in Grain Brain That Will Blow You Away

7 Claims in Grain Brain That Will Blow You Away

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Are carbs slowly destroying our brain? Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter thinks so, and he’d like to explain why in his comprehensive New York Times best seller, Grain Brain. While...
4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

4 Gripping Nonfiction Adventure Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

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Adventure books are pretty much guaranteed to provide a gripping narrative, full of action, danger, and the unknown—and they’re also the type of books that readers tend to tear through at a...
Essential Reading for Film Fans: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

Essential Reading for Film Fans: Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War

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Watching as the legendary Sidney Poitier walked across the stage at the Oscars last night to present an award 50 years after he took home his own historic statuette, the first ever Best Actor...
The Sixth Extinction: A Scary, Revelatory Read

The Sixth Extinction: A Scary, Revelatory Read

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In the history of the world (as far as we know) there have been five major extinctions, with smaller extinctions peppered throughout. Elizabeth Kolbert’s new book, The Sixth Extinction,...
7 Books to Read While You Wait for Season 2 of Orange Is The New Black

7 Books to Read While You Wait for Season 2 of Orange Is The New Black

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You guys. Get your Netflix all nice and warmed up and buy it something caffeinated, because before you know it, the second season of Orange Is The New Black will be back, and that poor media...
Mind Control, Brain Mapping, and Beyond: Michio Kaku’s The Future of The Mind

Mind Control, Brain Mapping, and Beyond: Michio Kaku’s The Future of The Mind

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In case you haven’t heard: the future is now, and Michio Kaku’s new book, The Future of the Mind, more or less proves it. If you’re familiar with Oliver Sacks’ work, this book is...