45 Books found
[PDF] One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Authors: Ken Kesey

In Psychology, Classics, Fiction


Boisterous, ribald, and ultimately shattering, Ken Kesey's 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest has left an indelible mark on the literature of our time. Here is the unforgettable story of a mental ward and its inhabitants, especially the tyrannical Big Nurse Ratched and Randle Patrick McMurphy, the brawling, fun-loving new inmate who resolves to oppose her. We see the struggle through the eyes of Chief Bromden, the seemingly mute half-Indian patient who witnesses and understands McMurphy's heroic attempt to do battle with the awesome powers that keep them all imprisoned.

[PDF] The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

Authors: Lou Aronica , Ken Robinson

In Psychology, Self Help, Nonfiction


The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. In this hugely influential book, world-renowned creativity expert Ken Robinson considers the child bored in class, the disillusioned employee and those of us who feel frustrated but can't quite explain why - and shows how we all need to reach our Element.

[PDF] Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

Authors: Malcolm Gladwell

In Psychology, Business, Nonfiction


In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?

[PDF] Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness

Authors: Cass R. Sunstein , Richard H. Thaler

In Psychology, Business, Nonfiction


From Cass R. Sunstein and Richard H. Thaler, winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Nudge is the book that changed the way we think about decision-making. Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we can make better ones.

[PDF] The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt

Authors: Jonathan Haidt

In Politics, Psychology, Nonfiction


Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.

[PDF] The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves

Authors: Stephen Grosz

In Psychology, Nonfiction, Philosophy


In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, The Examined Life reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated, confounding and human of experiences.

[PDF] Stumbling on Happiness by Daniel Todd Gilbert

Authors: Daniel Todd Gilbert

In Psychology, Self Help, Nonfiction


In this fascinating and often hilarious work – winner of the Royal Society of Science Prize 2007 – pre-eminent psychologist Daniel Gilbert shows how – and why – the majority of us have no idea how to make ourselves happy.

[PDF] Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Authors: Daniel Kahneman

In Psychology, Self Help, Science, Nonfiction


In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical.

[PDF] Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer

Authors: Joshua Foer

In Psychology, Science, Nonfiction


Joshua Foer used to be like most of us, forgetting phone numbers and mislaying keys. Then he learnt the art of memory training, and a year later found himself in the finals of the US Memory Championship. He also discovered a truth we often forget: that, even in an age of technology, memory is the key to everything we are.