Dale Farris

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The Narcissist in Your Life: Recognizing the Patterns and Learning To Break Free

Living with a narcissist, writes Hall, violates our fundamental rights of dignity, integrity, and personal freedoms, made worse because the narcissist is usually someone close to the abused. All libraries, in particular university collections supporting mental health and psychiatry curriculum, will find this a worthy addition.

Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know

This work should stimulate further research that could serve as control for these variables and more directly link how the factor of strangeness might influence certain reactions, providing a valuable contribution to psychology and psychiatry collections in larger university libraries.

The Edge of Every Day: Sketches of Schizophrenia

Some readers may need to adjust to the author’s nonchronological approach that nevertheless succeeds brilliantly in conveying the realities of mental illness in a memorable manner. Should be required reading for mental health professionals; essential for all libraries supporting the mental health curriculum.

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Breakfast with Einstein: The Exotic Physics of Everyday Objects

Orzel opens the door to a better understanding of the fascinating world of the strange spookiness, the weirdnesses, and the inexplicable paradoxes that make up the quantum world.
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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

All readers eager to look into the next trench over for innovative ideas to solve their problems will welcome this remarkable, densely packed work that will prove essential for all university libraries supporting AAA level athletics programs, colleges of business, and human resource development.
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Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us

Essential for all libraries supporting business and management curricula. This work will appeal to fans of John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge's The Witch Doctors, David Craig's Rip-off!, and Matthew Stewart's The Management Myth. ["A must-read for tech entrepreneurs and anyone interested in the shifting dynamics of workplace culture": LJ 10/15/18 review of the Hachette hc.]
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Dare To Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts

This work will appeal to the fans of the servant leadership works of Robert K. Greenleaf, Ken Blanchard, and James C. Hunter.
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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Written with grace, humor, wisdom, and compassion, this heartwarming journey of self-discovery should appeal to fans of Mitch Alborn and Nicholas Sparks. [See Prepub Alert, 10/29/18.]
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Capitalism vs. Socialism: Comparing Economic Systems

Essential for all university libraries supporting an economics curriculum and all listeners committed to lifelong learning.

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