The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease

The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and DiseaseA landmark book of popular science a lucid, engaging account of how the human body evolved over millions of years and of how the increasing disparity between the jumble of adaptations in our Stone Age bodies and the modern world is fueling the paradox of greater longevity but chronic disease.

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To Munger

Seeking Wisdom: From Darwin To MungerPeter Bevelin begins his fascinating book with Confucius great wisdom A man who has committed a mistake and doesn t correct it, is committing another mistake Seeking Wisdom is the result of Bevelin s learning about attaining wisdom His quest for wisdom originated partly from making mistakes

Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind

Cultures and Organizations: Software of the MindSince its original hardcover publication in 1991, this trailblazing work has stirred a deep and wide response, selling over 100,000 copies around the world, with translations in 15 languages Professor Geert Hofstede s 30 years of field research on cultural differences and the software of the mind

The Standing Chandelier: A Novella

The Standing Chandelier: A NovellaThis early stocking filler of a novel is a brutal treat Daily Mail From the award winning novelist and short story writer, Lionel Shriver, comes a literary gem, a story about love and the power of a gift.When Weston Babansky receives an extravagant engagement present from his best friend and

The Ape that Understood the Universe

The Ape that Understood the UniverseThe Ape that Understood the Universe is the story of the strangest animal in the world the human animal It opens with a question How would an alien scientist view our species What would it make of our sex differences, our sexual behavior, our child rearing patterns, our moral codes, our

The Origins and History of Consciousness

The Origins and History of ConsciousnessThe first of Erich Neumann s works to be translated into English, this eloquent book draws on a full range of world mythology to show that individual consciousness undergoes the same archetypal stages of development as has human consciousness as a whole Neumann, one of Jung s most creative students

Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of Distraction

Hyperfocus: How to Be More Productive in a World of DistractionCanada s productivity expert returns with a totally fresh angle on how to do with less Throughout his experiments and research, Chris Bailey came across many little known insights into how we focus a key element of productivity , including the surprising idea that focus isn t so much a state

Encyclopedia of Archival Science

Encyclopedia of Archival ScienceHere is the first ever comprehensive guide to archival concepts, principles, and practices Encyclopedia of Archival Science features 154 entries, which address every aspect of archival professional knowledge These entries range from traditional ideas like appraisal and provenance to today s

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