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The B&N Podcast: Malcolm Gladwell on Why We Get Each Other Wrong

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Malcolm Gladwell on Why We Get Each Other Wrong

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Do you think you can look someone in the eye and tell if they're lying to you? Malcolm Gladwell talks about how trust, mistrust and myths about both are shaping our society.
The Personality Brokers

PSYCHOLOGY

The Personality Brokers

Reviewed by Katherine A. Powers ×

How a mother-daughter team invented a new way of thinking about the self, and spawned an industry of personality testing.
Tell the Machine Goodnight

FICTION

Tell the Machine Goodnight

Reviewed by Mark Athitakis ×

In Katie Williams' thought-provoking debut, the digital revolution comes for our emotions.
The B&N Podcast: Steven Pinker

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Steven Pinker

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The author of "Enlightenment Now" joins us to talk about why the Age of Reason is still alive and well.
The B&N Podcast: Gretchen Rubin

B&N PODCAST

The B&N Podcast: Gretchen Rubin

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Ready for a new year? Gretchen Rubin joins us to talk about personality, happiness, and keeping those resolutions.
There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

BEYOND CATEGORY

There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

Reviewed by Melissa H. Pierson ×

In the books of the late Maurice Sendak, each haunting page represented a doorway into a world of imagination -- one that contained trauma and delight in equal measure....
Yawn: Adventures in Boredom

PSYCHOLOGY

Yawn: Adventures in Boredom

Reviewed by Mark Athitakis ×

One of the most common experiences is also one of the most poorly understood: Mary Mann explores the paradox of tedium....
The Undoing Project

PSYCHOLOGY

The Undoing Project

Reviewed by Peter Lewis ×

Why are even experts so poor at making predictions? Our minds, says Michael Lewis in his new book, are playing tricks on us. Review by Peter Lewis.
His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

MYSTERY

His Bloody Project: Documents Relating to the Case of Roderick Macrae

Reviewed by Sarah L. Courteau ×

Graeme Macrae Burnet's Booker-shortlisted crime story leaves behind the question of "whodunit" for deeper mysteries. Review by Sarah L. Courteau.
An Atmosphere of Madness: Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst and “American Heiress”

AMERICAN HISTORY

An Atmosphere of Madness: Jeffrey Toobin on Patty Hearst and “American Heiress”

A Conversation with Bill Tipper ×

"The kidnapping of Patricia Hearst," writes Jeffrey Toobin, "is very much a story of America in the 1970s." Does it contain a lesson for America in a similarly feverish 2016? A conversation with...
Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

PSYCHOLOGY

Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants

Reviewed by Julia M. Klein ×

The author of "Listening to Prozac" returns to the question of how best to treat a seemingly implacable malady. Review by Julia M. Klein.
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

PSYCHOLOGY

Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business

Reviewed by Barbara Spindel ×

Can new research in neuroscience and psychology makes us more efficient? Charles Duhigg, the author of "The Power of Habit," investigates. Review by Barbara Spindel.