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Get inspired by these 7 big idea reads by authors with TED Talks—including a new book from Chris Anderson, the curator of TED.
Infectious Generosity: The Ultimate Idea Worth Spreading by Chris Anderson
From the bestselling author, media pioneer, and curator of TED, an inspiring book about one of humankind’s defining but overlooked impulses, and how we can super-charge its potential to build a hopeful future.
“I flew through these pages with an increasing sense of joy. I hope that millions read this book.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love
“An inspiring, timely book about ways to bring out the best in people rather than focusing on the worst . . . a joyful road map away from a polarized, selfish society to the hopeful, humane place where we should be.”—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Available in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Think Again illuminates how we can elevate ourselves and others to unexpected heights.
“This brilliant book will shatter your assumptions about what it takes to improve and succeed. I wish I could go back in time and gift it to my younger self. It would’ve helped me find a more joyful path to progress.”—Serena Williams, 23-time Grand Slam singles tennis champion
Available in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.
Catastrophe Ethics: How to Choose Well in a World of Tough Choices by Travis Rieder
How to live a morally decent life in the midst of today’s constant, complex choices.
“Smart, splendid, and brave. A crash course in ethics from an expert philosopher. This book gave me hope for the future and taught me that living a moral life is having the courage to parse the nuanced in-between. A must read for anyone who cares about doing good in the world.”—Anna Lembke, New York Times bestselling author of Dopamine Nation
Available March 5th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
How to Make Herself Agreeable to Everyone: A Memoir by Cameron Russell
A bold and innovative memoir that explores who holds the power in an image-obsessed culture, from the model and activist who helped organize the movement to bring equity to fashion.
“Fiercely intellectual, deeply vulnerable, and unapologetically honest.”—Imani Perry, National Book Award–winning author of South to America
Available March 19th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
It’s Not You: Identifying and Healing from Narcissistic People by Ramani Durvasula, PhD
From clinical psychologist and expert in narcissistic relationships Dr. Ramani Durvasula, a guide to protecting and healing yourself from the daily harms of narcissism.
“A compassionate road map and survival guide for people in narcissistic relationships.”—Jay Shetty, New York Times bestselling author of Think Like a Monk and host of the On Purpose with Jay Shetty podcast
“A must read. Dr. Ramani will teach you how to heal from any toxic relationship. With her expert advice based on decades of research and clinical experience, she makes the impossible seem possible.”—Mel Robbins, bestselling author of The High Five Habit and host of The Mel Robbins Podcast
Available February 20th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
The End of Race Politics: Arguments for a Colorblind America by Coleman Hughes
An exciting new voice makes the case for a colorblind approach to politics and culture, warning that the so-called ‘anti-racist’ movement is driving us—ironically—toward a new kind of racism.
“Humans have dignity and rights because of their ability to flourish and suffer, not their pigmentation. The affirmation of that moral principle here is humane, judicious, eloquent, and timely.”—Steven Pinker, professor at Harvard University and author of Enlightenment Now
Available February 6th in Hardcover, eBook, and Audio Editions.
Somehow: Thoughts on Love by Anne Lamott
In Somehow, Anne Lamott draws from her own life and experience to delineate the intimate and elemental ways that love buttresses us in the face of despair as it galvanizes us to believe that tomorrow will be better than today. Full of the compassion and humanity that have made Lamott beloved by millions of readers, Somehow is classic Anne Lamott: funny, warm, and wise.
Available April 9th in Hardcover, eBook, Audio, and Large Print Editions.