Psychology genre books (144)


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21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari EN

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Country: Asia / Israel flag Israel
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues. “Fascinating . . . a crucial global conversation about how to take on the problems of the twenty-first century.”—Bill Gates, The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FINANCIAL TIMES AND PAMELA PAUL, KQED How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic of fake news? Are nations and religions ... continue

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A gente mira no amor e acerta na solidão by Ana Suy PT

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Amor, solidão e psicanálise para os dias atuais. Podemos ler que o amor contém a solidão em seu interior, pois no coração do amor está sempre a solidão, e por isso quem não suporta a solidão também não suporta o amor." Escrito a partir de diálogos, A gente mira no amor e acerta na solidão, surgiu de experiências vividas pela autora em salas de aula, em sessões de análise (enquanto analisante ou analista), com amigos, em leituras de pesquisas teóricas. Neste livro, a psicanalista e professora Ana Suy quer, acima de tudo, continuar essa conversa contigo, leitor, sem a pretensão, no entanto, de s... continue

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A Hero of Our Time by Mikhail Lermontov EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: Europe / Russia flag Russia
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A masterpiece of Russian prose, Lermontov's only novel was influential for many later 19th century authors, including Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov. Lermotov's hero, Pechorin, is a dangerous man, Byronic in his wasted gifts and his cynicism, and desperate for any kind of action that will stave off boredom. In five linked episodes, Lermontov builds up a portrait of a man caught in and expressing the sickness of his times.

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A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki EN

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A novelist on a remote island in the Pacific is linked to a bullied and depressed Tokyo teenager after discovering a Hello Kitty lunchbox that washed ashore in this new novel from the award-wining, best-selling author of My Year of Meats.

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All the Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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FINALIST for the 2022 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction A BEST BOOK OF 2022 Oprah Daily・TIME Magazine・Washington Post・Publishers Weekly・Lit Hub Bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs Mieko Kawakami invites readers back into her immediately recognizable fictional world with this new, extraordinary novel and demonstrates yet again why she is one of today's most uncategorizable, insightful, and talented novelists. Fuyuko Irie is a freelance copy editor in her mid-thirties. Working and living alone in a city where it is not easy to form new relationships, she has little regular contac... continue

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All the Lovers in the Night by Mieko Kawakami EN

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Country: Asia / Japan flag Japan
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From the bestselling author of Breasts and Eggs and international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami comes a deeply moving and magnificently observed story about a young woman searching for meaning.

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All-Night Pharmacy : A Novel by Ruth Madievsky EN

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Country: Europe / Moldova flag Moldova
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*A NATIONAL BESTSELLER* Rachel Kushner meets David Lynch in this fever dream of an LA novel about a young woman who commits a drunken act of violence just before her sister vanishes without a trace On the night of her high school graduation, a young woman follows her older sister Debbie to Salvation, a Los Angeles bar patronized by energy healers, aspiring actors, and all-around misfits. After the two share a bag of unidentified pills, the evening turns into a haze of sensual and risky interactions—nothing unusual for two sisters bound in an incredibly toxic relationship. Our unnamed narrator ... continue

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Any Ordinary Day by Leigh Sales EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: Oceania / Australia flag Australia
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As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories--and a terrifying brush with her own mortality--sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life-changing event. What are our chances of actually experiencing one? What do we fear most and why? And when the worst does happen, what comes next? In this wise and layered book, Leigh talks intimately with people who've faced the unimaginable, from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the ... continue

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Assembly by Natasha Brown EN

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2022 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION AWARD 2021 'Diamond-sharp, timely and urgent' Observer, Best Debuts of 2021 'Subtle, elegant, scorching' Vogue 'Virtuosic, exquisite, achingly unique' Guardian 'I'm full of the hope, on reading it, that this is the kind of book that doesn't just mark the moment things change, but also makes that change possible' Ali Smith 'Exquisite, daring, utterly captivating. A stunning new writer' Bernardine Evaristo Come of age in the credit crunch. Be civil in a hostile environment.... continue

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Baumgartner's Bombay by Anita Desai EN

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Country: Asia / India flag India
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A German Jew flees Germany to live in India. After a relatively successful business career, her retires to a rather impoverished life in the company of a pack of stray cats.