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  • EMDR

    The Breakthrough Therapy for Overcoming Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma

    Hailed as the most important method to emerge in psychotherapy in decades, EMDR has successfully treated psychological problems and illnesses in more than one million sufferers worldwide, with a rapidity that defies belief. In a new introduction, Shapiro presents the new applications of this remarkable therapy and the latest scientific research that demonstrates its efficacy. ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Advice To A Young Scientist

    by P. B. Medawar ...
    To those interested in a life in science, Sir Peter Medawar, Nobel laureate, deflates the myths of invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he demonstrates it is common sense and an inquiring mind that are essential to the scientist's calling. He deflates the myths surrounding scientists -- invincibility, superiority, and genius; instead, he argues that it is common sense and an inquiring ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Neanderthal Man

    In Search of Lost Genomes

    A preeminent geneticist hunts the Neanderthal and Denisovan genomes to answer the biggest question of them all: how did our ancestors become human?Neanderthal Man tells the riveting personal and scientific story of the quest to use ancient DNA to unlock the secrets of human evolution. Beginning with the study of DNA in Egyptian mummies in the early 1980s and culminating in the sequencing of the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Finding Flow

    The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life

    From one of the pioneers of the scientific study of happiness, an indispensable guide to living your best life.What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Flashes of Creation

    George Gamow, Fred Hoyle, and the Great Big Bang Debate

    by Paul Halpern ...
    A respected physics professor and author breaks down the great debate over the Big Bang and the continuing quest to understand the fate of the universe.Today, the Big Bang is so entrenched in our understanding of the cosmos that to doubt it would seem crazy. But as Paul Halpern shows in Flashes of Creation, just decades ago its mere mention caused sparks to fly. At the center of the debate were ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Freud and Beyond

    A History of Modern Psychoanalytic Thought

    The classic, in-depth history of psychoanalysis, presenting over a hundred years of thought and theoriesSigmund Freud's concepts have become a part of our psychological vocabulary: unconscious thoughts and feelings, conflict, the meaning of dreams, the sensuality of childhood. But psychoanalytic thinking has undergone an enormous expansion and transformation since Freud's death in 1939. With Freud ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Letters to a Young Gymnast

    If there were such a thing as an "elder" stateswoman in women's gymnastics today, Nadia Comaneci would win that title as readily as she once won gold medals. Olga Korbut came before her, and many other medalists would follow, but none has ever been as dominant in winning the hearts of millions around the world. With grit and determination, Nadia Comaneci ushered in a new era for women's sports, ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • The Other Side of Sadness

    What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us About Life After Loss

    In this thoroughly revised and updated classic, a renowned psychologist shows that mourning is far from predictable, and all of us share a surprising ability to be resilientThe conventional view of grieving--encapsulated by the famous five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance--is defined by a mourning process that we can only hope to accept and endure.In The Other ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Journey Of The Adopted Self

    A Quest For Wholeness

    Betty Jean Lifton, whose Lost and Found has become a bible to adoptees and to those who would understand the adoption experience, explores further the inner world of the adopted person. She breaks new ground as she traces the adopted child's lifelong struggle to form an authentic sense of self. And she shows how both the symbolic and the literal search for roots becomes a crucial part of the ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Armies of Heaven

    The First Crusade and the Quest for Apocalypse

    At Moson, the river Danube ran red with blood. At Antioch, the Crusaders -- their saddles freshly decorated with sawed-off heads -- indiscriminately clogged the streets with the bodies of eastern Christians and Turks. At Ma'arra, they cooked children on spits and ate them. By the time the Crusaders reached Jerusalem, their quest -- and their violence -- had become distinctly otherworldly: blood ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • A Land So Strange

    The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca

    From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, the "gripping" tale of a shipwrecked Spaniard who walked across America in the sixteenth century (Financial Times)In 1528, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: Delayed by a hurricane, knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, and ultimately doomed by a disastrous decision to separate the men ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Don't Read Poetry

    A Book About How to Read Poems

    An award-winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys--and challenges--of the genreIn Don't Read Poetry, award-winning poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt offers an accessible introduction to the seemingly daunting task of reading, understanding, and appreciating poetry. Burt dispels preconceptions about poetry and explains how poems speak to one another--and how they can speak to ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD