New Adult Non-Fiction 000, 100 &300

December 23, 2010

December 23, 2010
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
 
Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find – and Keep – Love
Levine, Amir, M.D. / Heller, Rachel
Introduces the theory of adult attachment as an advanced relationship science that can enable individuals to find and sustain love, offering insight into the roles of genetics and early family life in how people approach relationships.
 
Eye of the Hurricane: My Path from Darkness to Freedom
Carter, Rubin, Dr. / Klonsky, Ken (CON) / Mandela, Nelson (FRW)
A former boxing champion who was the victim of a false conviction for a triple homicide, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter is a controversial 20th-century icon. In this moving narrative, Dr. Carter tells of the metaphoric and physical prisons he has survived.
 
The Killer Within: In the Company of Monsters
Carlo, Philip
Reveals how the author was diagnosed with ALS while interviewing infamous killers for his books, offering insight into how he was able to maintain a writing career in spite of health challenges.
 
On the Border: A Murder in the Family
Brenner, Marie
The author of the best-selling House of Dreams offers an intensely personal account of the murder of her teenage cousin, Joey Fischer, a high school honor student whose death was a contract killing ordered by the mother of his former girlfriend.
 
Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity
Breathnach, Sarah Ban
Draws from literature, film, drama, and women’s magazines of the Great Depression to comfort women who are struggling during the economic downturn and relates the author’s own financial struggles.
 
Progress
Lebowitz, Fran
In a witty, biting look at modern American life and culture, the author of Metropolitan Life looks at the vanishing ideal of progress, bemoaning the disappearance of positive thinking, reflecting on the scandals and vicissitudes of contemporary life, and condemning its fads, trends, crazes, morals and obsessions.
 
Red Flags or Red Herrings?: Predicting Who Your Child Will Become
Engel, Susan
A developmental psychologist and New York Times op-ed contributor identifies the childhood traits that are causes for concern, and those that are not.
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