A Princeton University historian describes her post-retirement decision to study art, a venture that compelled her to find relevance in the undervalued masters she loves, the obstacles faced by women artists and the challenges of balancing art and life. $20,000 ad/promo.
An eye-opening exploration of how a child's playthings and physical surroundings affect their development reveals the surprising histories behind human-made elements in a child's landscape and how they influence a child's behavior, values and health.
Offers guidance for disciplining children consisting of an apprenticeship model, which focuses on teaching the art of self-control to children and trusting them to face consequences and adapt to moderate their own behavior.
An empowering, feminist assessment of the science and culture of pregnancy and early motherhood challenges popular assumptions while offering upbeat recommendations for navigating contradictions and organizing a healthy, personalized journey based on informed decisions. 30,000 first printing.
Using dark humor, honesty and frankness, a woman recounts her experience with an unplanned pregnancy in her 20s and explores what it felt like to become a mother before she even felt like a grown-up. 35,000 first printing.
A trial lawyer who has dealt with over 1,000 divorcing clients offers the wisdom he's gained throughout his career on how to maintain a lasting, fulfilling and loving relationship with your spouse.
Offers clear principles and practical advice on how to support your child throughout their education, describing what parents should look for in a curriculum, how to tell if a school is right for them, and what to do if it's not.
The sister of a comedic writer who worked on Parks and Recreation discusses her brother's struggle with heroin addiction, which ultimately led to his tragic, untimely death, and her struggle to deal with the emotional devastation.
A clinical psychologist and a test-prep expert combine cutting-edge brain science with insights from their work with families to outline a case for giving children more freedom to unleash their full potential.
Examines the evolution of female friendship in pop culture and modern society, celebrating how the bonds between women have evolved to have as much significance as relationships with romantic partners and family members.
A deeply reported examination of love, marriage and the state of modern India traces the experiences of three very different Mumbai couples whose realities are shaped by disparate views regarding independence, parenthood, gender roles and religion.
Blends scholarly evidence with the experiences of numerous families in a thoroughly researched guide to raising children in today's technology-driven world, challenging popular extremist myths while counseling readers on moderate approaches. 15,000 first printing.
The award-winning New York Times reporter and author of Hip: The History presents a full-length account of his encounters with six of New York's eldest inhabitants and the wisdom they imparted about aging, life quality and the art of living with resilience and joy.
Explores the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and adult health problems, drawing on scientific insights and personal stories to outline beneficial health interventions.
A couples therapist and best-selling author describes her findings after spending a decade working with couples whose lives were shattered by infidelity and discusses how individuals can grow and heal after a betrayal, either together or apart. 50,000 first printing.
The Pakistani immigrant turned U.S. citizen, Gold Star parent and popular DNC speaker documents the story of his family's pursuit of the American dream, urging readers to respond to today's tumultuous challenges by stepping forward and advocating on behalf of what they find most important.
Presents the story of a father and son's transformative shared journey in reading in the wake of the father's late-in-life enrollment in his son's undergraduate seminar, where the two engaged in debates over how to interpret Homer's classic masterpiece.
A revelatory assessment of America's pre-kindergarten system draws on cutting-edge research in early childhood education to argue that quality pre-K programs have proven long-term benefits, citing examples of the most effective programs while sharing the stories of schools and families who have struggled to find a system that works well.
A collection of advice on everything from infidelity and grief to marital boredom and financial hardships from Cheryl Strayed's popular "Dear Sugar" column in the online magazine The Rumpus.
Minna Zallman Proctor's Landslide is a captivating collection of interconnected personal essays. These "true stories" explore the author's complicated relationship with her mother — who was diagnosed with cancer at age 57 and died fifteen years later — and the ways in which their connection was long the "prime mover" in Proctor's life.