f In TELLIGEnCE In nATUrE
An Inquiry Into Knowledge
Narby not only uncovers a mysterious thread
of intelligent behavior within the natural world
but also probes the question of what humanity
can learn from nature’s economy and knowingness in its own search for a saner and more
sustainable way of life.
Tarcher 240 pp. 978-1-58542-461-0 $14.95
f WHY CAn’T WE BE GOOd?
Needleman provides ideas, and even exercises,
that can start to show us the largeness of the
problem of our inability to be good and the
precious early steps toward struggling with it.
Tarcher 304 pp. 978-1-58542-541-9 $24.95
V.S. Ramachandran, Ph.D.
f mIrrOrS In THE mInd
The Secret of Human Uniqueness
Building on insights gleaned from working
with patients exhibiting bizarre behaviors and
new cutting edge research into physical mechanisms in the brain such as mirror neurons,
Ramachandran presents an argument that
explains the inescapable feeling that humans
Dutton 304 pp. 978-0-525-95023-3 $25.95
Available November 2007
David G. Schwartz
f rOLL THE BOnES
The History of Gambling
Foreword by James McManus
“[A] lively history of gaming through the
ages…Schwartz diligently traces the evolution
of cards, dice, board games, bingo, lotteries,
horse racing, and cockfighting.”—The New York
Times. 20 b/w photos. 8 pp. b/w insert.
Gotham 576 pp. 978-1-592-40208-3 $30.00
Gotham 576 pp. 978-1-592-40316-5 $18.00
Paperback available October 2007
THE TWILIGHT OF THE IdOLS
And THE An TI-CHrIST
or How to Philosophize with a Hammer
Translated by R.J. Hollingdale
Edited with an Introduction by Michael Tanner
In these works, Nietzsche offers a sustained
and often vitriolic attack on the morality and
the beliefs of his time, in particular those of
Hegel, Kant and Schopenhaur. In his introduction Tanner discusses the themes of Nietzche’s
argument and places the works in their historical and philosophical context.
Penguin Classics 208 pp. 978-0-14-044514-5 $12.00
f WISH I COULd BE THErE
notes From a Phobic Life
Shawn examines his own struggle with agoraphobia, interwoven with both Freudian
psychology and cutting-edge brain research, in an
attempt to decipher the psychological and biological puzzles that have plagued him for so long.
Viking 304 pp. 978-0-670-03842-8 $24.95
The return of Quetzalcoatl
A literary and metaphysical epic that binds
together the cosmological phenomena of our
time to support the contention of the Mayan
calendar that the year 2012 portends an
unprecedented global shift. “From quantum
physics to aliens, from crop circles to reincarnation, from shamanic hallucinogens to Rudolf
Steiner, from the Amazon jungle to Stonehenge,
from fragments of jaundiced autobiography to
the ending of worlds, Pinchbeck takes us on a
mind-bending, paradigm-rattling ride.”
Tarcher 416 pp. 978-1-58542-483-2 $26.95
Tarcher 416 pp. 978-1-58542-592-1 $14.95
Paperback available September 2007
f THE HUmAn PrEdATOr
A Historical Chronicle of Serial
murder and Forensic Investigation
A chronological analysis of serial killing in the
context of specific historical periods. Ramsland
aligns with this discussion details of the development of forensic science and psychology,
which gradually enabled law enforcement to
better identify the men and women who commit these heinous crimes—and perhaps begin
to understand their motivations.
Berkley 320 pp. 978-0-425-21378-0 $14.00
Daniel H. Pink
f A WHOLE nEW mInd
Why right-Brainers Will rule the Future
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THE OrIGInS OF VIr TUE
The Evolutionary Purpose of Altruism
“A terrific book...witty and lucid and brimming with provocative conjectures.”—The Wall
Street Journal. Ridley interprets the latest
research in the emerging field of evolutionary
psychology to answer an age-old question: Is
human nature cooperative or competitive?
Penguin 304 pp. 978-0-14-026445-6 $15.00
Daniel B. Smith
f mUSES, mAdmEn And PrOPHETS
researching the History, Science, and
meaning of Auditory Hallucination
Smith reevaluates the popular conception of
the phenomenon of auditory hallucination
today and through the ages, and reveals the
roots of the medical understanding and treatment of it, probing history, literature,
anthropology, psychology, and neurology.
“Smith’s depth of research, sparkling intelligence and knack for collapsing fixed borders
between diagnoses and drugs on one hand and
vision and inspiration on the other makes this
book a thrilling read. This book could revolutionize psychiatric diagnosis.”—James
Hillman, author of The Soul’s Code.
Penguin Press 256 pp. 978-1-59420-110-3 $24.95
f FATAL FEmALES
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Robert R. Provine
A Scientific Investigation
The world’s leading scientific expert on laughter
investigates the evolution of laughter, its role
in social relationships, its neural mechanisms,
and its health benefits. “A lively and fascinating introduction, filled with provocative
insights and surprising discoveries.”—Steven
Pinker. 12 b/w drawings.
Penguin 272 pp. 978-0-14-100225-5 $15.00
Carlos H. Schenck, M.D.
Explains and offers solutions for the most common sleep disorders. Dr. Schenck also offers
new insights from the cutting-edge science that
he and other researchers have pioneered in
identifying, understanding, and explaining the
realm of “parasomnias,” which affect at least
10 percent of Americans.
Avery 320 pp. 978-1-58333-270-2 $24.95
PHILOSOPHY And SOCIAL HOPE
“[Rorty] urges us to champion American indi-viudality, flexibility and idiosyncrasy— qualities
brilliantly on display in this book.” —The New
Penguin 304 pp. 978-0-14-026288-9 $16.00
f THE PSYCHOLOGY OF BASEBALL
Inside the mental Game of
the major League Player
Stadler goes beneath the surface of the game to
explore the psychology behind the actions of
the game’s greats—and breaks down legendary moments from baseball history.
Gotham 288 pp. 978-1-592-40275-5 $26.00
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