The Body Keeps the Score
Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
#1 New York Times bestseller
“Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society.” —Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies
A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New... Read more »
A Therapist, Her Patients, and the Legacy of Trauma
Internationally known psychoanalyst Dr. Galit Atlas draws on her patients' stories—and her own life experiences—to shed light on how inherited family trauma affects our lives; "illuminating" (Lori Gottlieb, author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone).The people we love and those who raised us live inside us; we experience their emotional pain,... Read more »
Come As You Are: Revised and Updated
The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.
For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less... Read more »
Thriving in a World That Wasn’t Designed For You
A paradigm-shifting study of neurodivergent women—those with ADHD, autism, synesthesia, high sensitivity, and sensory processing disorder—exploring why these traits are overlooked in women and how society benefits from allowing their unique strengths to flourish.
As a successful Harvard and Berkeley-educated writer, entrepreneur, and devoted...Read more »
The New Science of a Lost Art
A New York Times Bestseller
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2020
Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR
“A fascinating scientific, cultural, spiritual and evolutionary history of the way humans breathe—and how we’ve all been doing it wrong for a long, long time.” —Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Big Magic and Eat Pray Love
No matter what you... Read more »
Mothering as Social Change
From the acclaimed author of Like a Mother comes a reflection on the state of caregiving in America, and an exploration of mothering as a means of social change.
The Covid-19 pandemic shed fresh light on a long-overlooked truth: mothering is among the only essential work humans do. In response to the increasing weight placed on mothers and...Read more »
Like a Mother
A Feminist Journey Through the Science and Culture of Pregnancy
What to read after What to Expect . . . . A badass, feminist, and personal deep-dive into the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood that debunks myths and dated assumptions, offering guidance and camaraderie to women navigating one of the biggest and most profound changes in their lives.
Like most first-time mothers, Angela...Read more »
Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES and LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER
“Brilliant… riveting, scary, cogent, and cleverly argued.”—Beth Macy, author of Dopesick
As heard on Fresh Air
This book is about pleasure. It’s also about pain. Most important, it’s about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why now more than ever finding balance is... Read more »
Four Thousand Weeks
Time Management for Mortals
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“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 WorkLife
What if you stopped trying to do everything, so that you could finally get round to what counts?
We're obsessed with our lengthening to-do lists, our overfilled... Read more »
Why We Age—and Why We Don't Have To
Audio Bonus! Includes exclusive conversations with the authors!
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
“Brilliant and enthralling.” —The Wall Street Journal
A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people.
It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything... Read more »
The Invisible Kingdom
Reimagining Chronic Illness
A landmark exploration of one of the most consequential and mysterious issues of our time: the rise of chronic illness and autoimmune diseases
A silent epidemic of chronic illnesses afflicts tens of millions of Americans: these are diseases that are poorly understood, frequently marginalized, and can go undiagnosed and unrecognized altogether.... Read more »
Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America
“A heartfelt narrative filled personal anecdotes and horrifying statistics, Macy gives the reader an encompassing view of the opioid epidemic. Macy is a terrific writer and her reading of the book for audio conveys the sense of devastation for the addicts and their families.”Maria, Bartleby's Books
How Bad Do You Want It?
Mastering the Pshchology of Mind over Muscle
The greatest athletic performances spring from the mind, not the body. Elite athletes have known this for decades and now science is learning why it's true. In his fascinating new book How Bad Do You Want It?, coach Matt Fitzgerald examines more than a dozen pivotal races to discover the surprising ways elite athletes strengthen their mental... Read more »
The Menopause Manifesto
Own Your Health With Facts and Feminism
The only thing predictable about menopause is its unpredictability. Factor in widespread misinformation, a lack of research, and the culture of shame around women's bodies, and it's no wonder women are unsure what to expect during the menopause transition and beyond.
Menopause is not a disease—it's a planned change, like puberty. And just like... Read more »
Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong--and What You Really Need to Know
The ParentData Series: Book #1
What to Expect When You're Expecting meets Freakonomics: an award-winning economist disproves standard recommendations about pregnancy to empower women while they're expecting. From the author of Cribsheet, a data-driven decision making guide to the early years of parenting
Pregnancy—unquestionably one of the most profound, meaningful... Read more »
The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome
A bold new plant-based plan that challenges popular keto and paleo diets, from an award-winning gastroenterologist.
The benefits of restrictive diets like paleo and keto have been touted for more than a decade, but as renowned gastroenterologist Dr. Will Bulsiewicz, or "Dr. B," illuminates in this groundbreaking audiobook, the explosion of... Read more »
The Radium Girls
The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women
1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous—the girls themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered head to toe in the dust from the paint. They were the radium girls.
As the... Read more »
It Didn't Start With You
How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle
A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by an acclaimed expert in the field
Depression. Anxiety. Chronic Pain. Phobias. Obsessive thoughts. The evidence is compelling: the roots of these difficulties may not reside in our immediate life experience or in chemical imbalances in our... Read more »
Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing The Uncommon
The author of the New York Times bestseller You Are the Placebo, as well as Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself and Evolve Your Brain, draws on research conducted at his advanced workshops since 2012 to explore how common people are doing the uncommon to transform themselves and their lives. Becoming Supernatural marries the some of the most... Read more »
In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts
Close Encounters with Addiction
In this timely and profoundly original new book, bestselling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours.
For over seven years Gabor Maté has been the staff physician at the Portland... Read more »
Bodies on the Line
At the Front Lines of the Fight to Protect Abortion in America
A powerfully empathetic and impeccably researched look at abortion clinic escorting
Abortion has been legal for nearly fifty years in the United States, but with a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court and an emboldened opposition in the street, the threat to its existence has never been more pressing. Clinic escorts—everyday... Read more »
The Comfort Crisis
Embrace Discomfort To Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self
“If you've been looking for something different to level up your health, fitness, and personal growth, this is it.”—Melissa Urban, Whole30 CEO and New York Times bestselling author
Discover the evolutionary mind and body benefits of living at the edges of your comfort zone and reconnecting with the wild.
In many ways, we’re more comfortable than... Read more »
The Bottom Line for Baby
From Sleep Training to Screens, Thumb Sucking to Tummy Time--What the Science Says
Apply the best science to all your parenting decisions with this essential A–Z guide for your biggest questions and concerns from the New York Times bestselling co-author of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline
Every baby- and toddler-care decision sends parents scrambling to do the right thing, and often down into the rabbit hole of... Read more »
The New Science of Skin
Named a Best Book of 2020 by NPR and Vanity Fair
One of Smithsonian's Ten Best Science Books of 2020
“A searching and vital explication of germ theory, social norms, and what the modern era is really doing to our bodies and our psyches.” —Vanity Fair
A preventative medicine physician and staff writer for The Atlantic explains the surprising and... Read more »
Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
“Smart, insightful, and warm. Dr. Julie is both the expert and wise friend we all need.” –Lori Gottlieb, New York Times bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone and co-host of the "Dear Therapists" podcast?
Drawing on years of experience as a clinical psychologist, online sensation Dr Julie Smith provides the skills you need to...Read more »
Call of the Wild
How We Heal Trauma, Awaken Our Own Power, and Use It For Good
From trauma educator and somatic guide Kimberly Ann Johnson comes a cutting-edge guide for tapping into the wisdom and resilience of the body to rewire the nervous system, heal from trauma, and live fully.
In an increasingly polarized world where trauma is often publicly renegotiated, our nervous systems are on high alert. From skyrocketing rates...
Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • "Reveals how we can all surpass our perceived physical limits." —Adam Grant
Limits are an illusion: a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of accessing your hidden extra potential
Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell
The capacity to endure is the key trait that underlies great performance in virtually every field—from a...Read more »
A Beautiful Work In Progress
Runners’ vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for “Did Not Start” and DNF for “Did Not Finish,” but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for “Did Not Quit.”
Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of central New Jersey to the busy Route 222 corridor in...Read more »
French Women Don't Get Fat
The Secret of Eating for Pleasure
Stylish, convincing, wise, funny–and just in time: the ultimate non-diet book, which could radically change the way you think and live.
French women don’t get fat, but they do eat bread and pastry, drink wine, and regularly enjoy three-course meals. In her delightful tale, Mireille Guiliano unlocks the simple secrets of this “French paradox”–how... Read more »
Good to Go
What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery
An eye-opening, myth-busting exploration of how the human body can best recover and adapt to sports and fitness training
In recent years "recovery" has become a sports and fitness buzzword. Anyone who works out or competes at any level is bombarded with the latest recovery products and services: from drinks and shakes to compression sleeves,... Read more »
The Secret to Relationships Masterclass
TRANSFORM YOUR LIFE WITH AMAZING RELATIONSHIPS.
Your relationships affect your life in more ways than you can possibly imagine, so it makes sense that happy, loving relationships should be your top priority. In this new book, Rhonda Byrne, author of The Secret, will show you exactly how to create amazing relationships.
You might be looking for... Read more »
Eat And Run
My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
The New York Times bestseller Eat and Run is "the inspiring story of an inspired man. Scott Jurek's phenomenal success as an ultra-marathoner demonstrates that meat and other animal foods are not necessary for optimum health, strength, and endurance."—Andrew Weil, #1 New York Times bestelling author of Spontaneous Happiness
For nearly two...
Odysseus in America
Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
In this ambitious follow-up to Achilles in Vietnam, Dr. Jonathan Shay uses the Odyssey, the story of a soldier's homecoming, to illuminate the pitfalls that trap many veterans on the road back to civilian life.
Seamlessly combining important psychological work and brilliant literary interpretation with an impassioned plea to renovate American... Read more »
Master the Marathon
The Ultimate Training Guide for Women
A no-nonsense, interactive guide that empowers all women at all levels to run their strongest, best marathon ever
As recently as 1966, women were forbidden to run in the marathon. Professionals—including doctors—believed it was physically impossible and dangerous for women to run more than a mile and a half. But as with many other barriers women... Read more »
Understanding and Treating Chronic Shame
A Relational/Neurobiological Approach
Chronic shame is painful, corrosive, and elusive. It resists self-help and undermines even intensive psychoanalysis. Patricia A. DeYoung’s cutting-edge book gives chronic shame the serious attention it deserves, integrating new brain science with an inclusive tradition of relational psychotherapy. She looks behind the myriad symptoms of shame to... Read more »
The Hormone Balance Bible
A Holistic Plan to Create Lifelong Health
Foreword by Izabella Wentz, New York Times bestselling author of Hashimoto's Protocol
A revolutionary, wellness-centered functional approach to managing hormonal imbalance by the first physician in the United States to be certified by both the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the American Board of Integrative Medicine.
Every woman...Read more »
A Guide to Building Conscious, Compassionate Open Relationships
A full one-fifth of the United States has engaged in consensual non-monogamy (CNM) at some point in their lives, and 29 percent of adults under thirty today consider open relationships to be morally acceptable—yet there are few resources to turn to when it comes to navigating this more non-traditional and explorative territory.
Picking up where...Read more »
The Myth of Wellness and How We Can Truly Heal
For readers of Hope in the Dark and Natural Causes--The myth of wellness is a lie. And until we learn to confront and dismantle its toxic systems, we can’t ever be well.
Better, stronger, healthier, whole--we’re an America obsessed with self-seeking and self-perfection. We've bought into the idea that with enough intention, dedication, and green... Read more »
The Most Sustainable Diet and Workout Ever Made: Burn Fat, Get Strong, and Enjoy Your Favorite Foods Guilt Free
Foreword by Gary Vaynerchuk
Gary Vaynerchuk's personal trainers explain how you can enjoy your favorite foods without guilt while losing weight, getting stronger, and improving your health.
Some “experts” say, Don’t eat carbs because insulin makes you fat. Other “experts” say, Don’t eat fat because fat makes you fat. Others say, Don’t eat protein...Read more »
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates
A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and... Read more »
Finding Purpose in an Age of Climate Crisis
An impassioned generational perspective on how to stay sane amid climate disruption.
Climate and environment-related fears and anxieties are on the rise everywhere. As with any type of stress, eco-anxiety can lead to lead to burnout, avoidance, or a disturbance of daily functioning.
In Generation Dread, Britt Wray seamlessly merges scientific... Read more »
Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition
A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach
The go-to resource—now fully revised and updated—for building a healthy body image and making peace with food, once and for all.
When it was first published, Intuitive Eating was revolutionary in its anti-dieting approach. The authors, both prominent health professionals in the field of nutrition and eating disorders, urge listners to embrace the...Read more »
The Electricity of Every Living Thing
A Woman's Walk in the Wild to Find Her Way Home
The New York Times bestselling author of Wintering writes a life-affirming exploration of wild landscapes, what it means to be different and, above all, how we can all learn to make peace with our own unquiet minds . . .
In anticipation of her 38th birthday, Katherine May set out to walk the 630-mile South West Coast Path. She wanted time alone,... Read more »
How to Do the Work
Recognize Your Patterns, Heal from Your Past, and Create Your Self
Soon to be a major motion picture starring Gal Gadot!
From Dr. Nicole LePera, creator of "the holistic psychologist"—the online phenomenon with more than two million Instagram followers—comes a revolutionary approach to healing that harnesses the power of the self to produce lasting change.
As a clinical psychologist, Dr. Nicole LePera often...
Let the Record Show
A Political History of ACT UP New York, 1987-1993
This program includes an introduction read by the author.
One of O, the Oprah Magazine's 32 LGBTQ Books That Will Change the Literary Landscape in 2021, one of Vogue's 9 LGBTQ+ Books We're Looking Forward to This Spring, one of and Cosmopolitan's LGBTQ+ Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2021, one of The Observer's Spring Books You Don't Want...
The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World
“Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World by Vivek Murthy is a well-articulated case for supporting human connection from a public health point of view. Murthy provides stories, medical reasoning, and strategies to apply in this playbook for connection. It's a timely read, especially in an environment that has required social distancing and isolation.”Tina, Leaves Book and Tea Shop
Overthinking About You
Navigating Romantic Relationships When You Have Anxiety, OCD, and/or Depression
Dating is hard. But pursuing love and relationships when you live with mental illness can be even more overwhelming.
Allison Raskin knows this challenge firsthand and shares her journey with perfect candor. She’s learned from her experiences, and we get to learn from her, discovering new ways to form healthy dating and relationship habits. How... Read more »
The Omnivore's Dilemma
A Natural History of Four Meals
One of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of the Year
Winner of the James Beard Award
Author of #1 New York Times Bestsellers In Defense of Food and Food Rules
What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, his brilliant and eye-opening... Read more »
Loving What Is
Four Questions That Can Change Your Life
Out of nowhere, like a cool breeze in a marketplace crowded with advice, comes Byron Katie and “The Work.”
In the midst of a normal life, Katie became increasingly depressed, and over a ten-year period sank further into rage, despair, and thoughts of suicide. Then one morning, she woke up in a state of absolute joy, filled with the... Read more »
You're the Only One I've Told
The Stories Behind Abortion
For a long time, when people asked Dr. Meera Shah what she did, she would tell them she was a doctor and leave it at that. But over the last few years, Shah decided it was time to be direct. "I'm an abortion provider," she will now say. And an interesting thing started to happen each time she met someone new. One by one, people would confide—at... Read more »