Becoming a Nurse Masters at Work, Sonny Kleinfield, Simon and Schuster - A revealing guide to a nursing career written by esteemed reporter Sonny Kleinfield and based on the real-life experiences of the celebrated emergency room nurses of New York’s Lenox Hill Hospital—required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession.
Tag Archive: self-help
The Well-Gardened Mind, Sue Stuart Smith, Scribner - A distinguished psychiatrist and avid gardener offers an inspiring and consoling work about the healing effects of gardening
Book Review: Tyll by Daniel Kehlmann, Pantheon Books - German novelist Daniel Kehlmann, in his magical fantasy novel, “Tyll”, invents a jester named Tyll as protagonist to guide us through a historical and momentous adventure in Central Europe during the Thirty Years’ War from 1618 to 1648.
The Courage to Be Happy, Kishimi & Koga, Atria Books - In this follow-up to the international phenomenon The Courage to Be Disliked, discover how to reconnect with your true self, experience true happiness, and live the life you want.
Booth Tarkington, Novels & Stories, edited by Thomas Mallon, Library of America - Few have won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction twice, but Booth Tarkington did, first with his 1919 novel, “The Magnificent Ambersons,” and then, three years later, for “Alice Adams.”
We Love Anderson Cooper, R. L. Maizes, Macmillian - In her debut short story collection, We Love Anderson Cooper, R.L. Maizes takes readers into some intriguing scenarios: a young man who decides to come out during his bar mitzvah, a disfigured tattoo artist who discovers healing powers, a therapist, whose new couch has the power to take away sadness, a woman haunted by the spirit of her dead dogs.
Valencia and Valentine, Suzy Krause, Lake Union - Working over seventeen years as a debt collector, suffering a lifetime with crippling OCD, Valencia approaches her thirty-fifth birthday with trepidation.
Emotional Detox, Sherianna Boyle, Adams Media - Flush out negativity and clear a path for new positive habits, behaviors, and emotions with certified energy healer, yoga instructor, and psychology professor Sherianna Boyle’s emotional detox program, C.L.E.A.N.S.E.
Aging for Beginners, Ezra Bayda, Wisdom Publications - We all grow old. This book teaches us how to take advantage of a new phase of life: a phase of renewal and inner exploration.
A Fool’s Guide to Actual Happiness, Mark Van Buren, Simon & Schuster - Happiness lies within us—but we could all use a little help finding it.