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The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
1.  The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael Pollan
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The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated)
2.  The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich (Expanded and Updated) by Timothy Ferriss
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The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization
3.  The Ten Faces of Innovation: IDEO's Strategies for Defeating the Devil's Advocate and Driving Creativity Throughout Your Organization by Jonathan Littman
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Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
4.  Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything by Steven D. Levitt
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Outliers: The Story of Success
5.  Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
$17.13   Used & New from: $0.95
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Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us
6.  Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us by Seth Godin
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The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition)
7.  The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You (10th Anniversary Edition) by John C. Maxwell
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On Intelligence
8.  On Intelligence by Sandra Blakeslee
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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health
9.  The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted And the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, And Long-term Health by Thomas M. Campbell II
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Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
10.  Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman
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A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future
11.  A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink
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Epicenter 2.0: Why the Current Rumblings in the Middle East Will Change Your Future
12.  Epicenter 2.0: Why the Current Rumblings in the Middle East Will Change Your Future by Joel C. Rosenberg
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The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How.
13.  The Talent Code: Greatness Isn't Born. It's Grown. Here's How. by Daniel Coyle
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What Would You Do If You Had No Fear? Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots
14.  What Would You Do If You Had No Fear? Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots by Diane Conway
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
15.  Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
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The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit
16.  The Mozart Effect: Tapping the Power of Music to Heal the Body, Strengthen the Mind, and Unlock the Creative Spirit by Don G. Campbell
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
17.  The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell
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What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures
18.  What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures by Malcolm Gladwell
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Einstein: His Life and Universe
19.  Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
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Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time
20.  Never Eat Alone: And Other Secrets to Success, One Relationship at a Time by Tahl Raz
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The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better
21.  The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better by Sandra Blakeslee
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The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives
22.  The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious Minds Elect Presidents, Control Markets, Wage Wars, and Save Our Lives by Shankar Vedantam
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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die
23.  Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath
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Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
24.  Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod
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Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
25.  Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain by John J. Ratey
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The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up
26.  The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up by Bo Burlingham
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Linchpin: Are You Indispensable?
27.  Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin
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The Art of Friendship: 70 Simple Rules for Making Meaningful Connections
28.  The Art of Friendship: 70 Simple Rules for Making Meaningful Connections by Roger Horchow
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Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us
29.  Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
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Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships
30.  Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships by Daniel Goleman
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The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
31.  The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science by Norman Doidge
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Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness
32.  Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Richard H. Thaler
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The Creating Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius
33.  The Creating Brain: The Neuroscience of Genius by Nancy C. Andreasen
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How We Decide
34.  How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer
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The Social Atom: Why the Rich Get Richer, Cheaters Get Caught, and Your Neighbor Usually Looks Like You
35.  The Social Atom: Why the Rich Get Richer, Cheaters Get Caught, and Your Neighbor Usually Looks Like You by Mark Buchanan
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Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity
36.  Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen
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