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  • booksreddit.com:Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason

    Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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    Steven Pinker maybe may favorite newcomer to JRE.
    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST’S BOOKS OF THE YEAR”My new favorite book of all time.” –Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, healthier, freer, and happier lives, and while our problems are formidable, the solutions lie in the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? In this elegant assessment of the h…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

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    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

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    The fifth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade. Traditional shaving is enjoyable and thrifty: double-edged blades are as low as 9¢ each vs. as much as $3.50 for a single disposable multiblade cartridge. The recommended razor, one of the Edwin Jagger DE8x series (or the Mühle equivalents), will last a lifetime and has a recently designed head that provides a comfortable shave. The multiblad…


  • booksreddit.com:The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit

    The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of the Spirit

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    ‘The Globalization of Addiction’ presents a radical rethink about the nature of addiction. Scientific medicine has failed when it comes to addiction. There are no reliable methods to cure it, prevent it, or take the pain out of it. There is no durable consensus on what addiction is, what causes it, or what should be done about it. Meanwhile, it continues to increase around the world. This book argues that the cause of this failure to control addiction is that the conventional wisdom of the 19…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    3511

    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

    The Cleanest Race: How North Koreans See Themselves and Why It Matters

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    Understanding North Korea through its propaganda: A newly revised and updated edition that includes a consideration of Kim Jung Il’s successor, Kim Jong-Un What do the North Koreans really believe? How do they see themselves and the world around them? Here B.R. Myers, a North Korea analyst and a contributing editor of The Atlantic, presents the first full-length study of the North Korean worldview. Drawing on extensive research into the regime’s domestic propaganda, including films, rom…


  • booksreddit.com:The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

    The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

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    What causes people to have unconditional support or love for a public figure? Like Donald Trump for example?
    This well-researched examination of human moral impulses will appeal to liberals and conservatives alike following the 2016 presidential campaign and election.   As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psyc…


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength

    Starting Strength (2014)

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    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, has sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after four more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, this third edition …


  • booksreddit.com:The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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    Do respected historians really think that the Middle Ages in Europe are one of the darkest periods of human history? Or is it light compared to all of history?
    Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the YearThe author of The New York Times bestseller The Stuff of Thought offers a controversial history of violence.Faced with the ceaseless stream of news about war, crime, and terrorism, one could easily think we live in the most violent age ever seen. Yet as New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows in this startling and engaging new work, just the opposite is true: violence has been diminishing for millenia and we…


  • booksreddit.com:The Body Keeps the Score: Brain

    The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

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    [NeedAdvice] How to overcome inferior thoughts and losing confidence when meeting people like this
    • A New York Times Science Bestseller •“Packed with science and human stories, the book is an intense read. . . . The struggle and resilience of [van der Kolk’s] patients is very moving.” —New ScientistA pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three c…


  • booksreddit.com:A Headache in the Pelvis

    A Headache in the Pelvis, a New, Revised, Expanded and Updated 6th Edition: A New Understanding a…

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    This groundbreaking book describes the Wise-Anderson Protocol for muscle-related pelvic pain in men and women, a new and revolutionary treatment developed at Stanford University. The Wise-Anderson Protocol involves the treatment of muscle-related pelvic pain and dysfunction, variously diagnosed as prostatitis, chronic pelvic pain syndrome, pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic floor myalgia, interstitial cystitis, urethral syndrome, levator ani syndrome, among other related diagnoses affecting som…


  • booksreddit.com:The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

    The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

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    A provocative history of violence—from the New York Times bestselling author of The Stuff of Thought and The Blank SlateBelieve it or not, today we may be living in the most peaceful moment in our species’ existence. In his gripping and controversial new work, New York Times bestselling author Steven Pinker shows that despite the ceaseless news about war, crime, and terrorism, violence has actually been in decline over long stretches of history. Exploding myths about humankind’s inherent viol…


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength:  Basic Barbell Training

    Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition (Best of 2012)

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    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third editio…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Sixth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    2012

    The sixth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade—is a major update of the previous edition: a third larger, with a new chapter, new sections, and covers aspects of shaving such as DIY products and guidelines on collecting that were not in the previous editions. Reviews of new razors and other shaving products are included, and the appendix now includes well over 100 on-line vendors as well a…


  • booksreddit.com:98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

    98.6 Degrees: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive

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    Cody Lundin, director of the Aboriginal Living Skills School in Prescott, Arizona, shares his own brand of wilderness wisdom in this highly anticipated new book on commonsense, modern survival skills for the backcountry, the backyard, or the highway. This is the ultimate book on how to stay alive-based on the principle of keeping the body’s core temperature at a lively 98.6 degrees. In his entertaining and informative style, Cody stresses that a human can live without food for weeks and …


  • booksreddit.com:Starting Strength:  Basic Barbell Training

    Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd edition

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    Gym Story Saturday
    Starting Strength has been called the best and most useful of fitness books. The second edition, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, sold over 80,000 copies in a competitive global market for fitness education. Along with Practical Programming for Strength Training 2nd Edition, they form a simple, logical, and practical approach to strength training. Now, after six more years of testing and adjustment with thousands of athletes in seminars all over the country, the updated third editio…


  • booksreddit.com:Leisureguy's Guide to Gourmet Shaving - Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    Leisureguy’s Guide to Gourmet Shaving – Fifth Edition: Shaving Made Enjoyable

    1705

    The fifth edition of the complete beginner’s guide to traditional wetshaving—brush, shaving cream or soap, and safety razor with double-edged blade. Traditional shaving is enjoyable and thrifty: double-edged blades are as low as 9¢ each vs. as much as $3.50 for a single disposable multiblade cartridge. The recommended razor, one of the Edwin Jagger DE8x series (or the Mühle equivalents), will last a lifetime and has a recently designed head that provides a comfortable shave. The multiblad…


  • booksreddit.com:The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation ...

    The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation …

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    How to help doctors not be dicks
    A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in NonfictionA New York Times Notable Book Bloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising—on campus as well as nationally. How did this happen? First Amendment expert Greg Lukia…


  • booksreddit.com:Tearoom Trade: Impersonal sex in public places (Observations)

    Tearoom Trade: Impersonal sex in public places (Observations)

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    From the time of its first publication, Tearoom Trade engendered controversy. It was also accorded an unusual amount of praise for a first book on a marginal, intentionally self-effacing population by a previously unknown sociologist. The book was quickly recognized as an important, imaginative, and useful contribution to our understanding of “deviant” sexual activity. Describing impersonal, anonymous sexual encounters in public restrooms—”tearooms” in the argot—the book explored the behavior…


  • booksreddit.com:Curly Girl: The Handbook

    Curly Girl: The Handbook

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    Black women of Reddit, can you help me with my niece’s hair?
    The Curly Girl manifesto is back, now completely revised, updated, and expanded by more than a third with all-new material. Created by curly hair evangelist Lorraine Massey—the go-to curl expert featured in Allure, InStyle, Lucky, Seventeen, and The New York Times; owner of the Devachan salons in New York; and creator of a multimillion-dollar line of all-natural Devachan products—Curly Girl is the surprising bible for the 65 percent of women with naturally curly or wavy hair and a desire to c…