Search Results: "Daniel J. Siegel"


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NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"Useful child-rearing resource for the entire family."
Siegel (Psychiatry/UCLA; Mindsight, 2010, etc.) and Bryson dissect the different sections of the brain and offer useful parental tools that can limit temper tantrums as well as ensure well-rounded development. Read full book review >

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THE WISE LEGACY by Daniel J. Siegel
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 16, 2015

"Of greatest interest to those who knew Sidney Wise—but also a poignant reminder of a more civil political era."
This tribute volume collects statements from and interviews with students, colleagues, relatives, and friends of Sidney Wise, an influential professor. Read full book review >

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MIND by Daniel J. Siegel
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 15, 2016

"If you embrace the notion that humankind ought to embrace more kindness, 'a natural outcome of integration,' then this is your book."
A clinical professor of psychology serves up the soft, squishy side of neuroscience.Read full book review >

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BRAINSTORM by Daniel J. Siegel
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"Smart advice, if unnecessarily repackaged, on providing the most supportive and brain-healthy environment during the tumultuous years of adolescence."
Siegel (Psychiatry/UCLA School of Medicine; Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation, 2010, etc.) tenders approaches to making adolescence work for parents rather than tearing them apart emotionally and psychologically. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 9, 2018

"Edifying, easy-to-understand scientific research that shows the benefits that accrue when a child is encouraged to be inquisitive, spirited, and intrepid."
Techniques to help your child grow and develop from a reactive to a receptive state. Read full book review >

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A REALLY GOOD SNOWMAN by Daniel J. Mahoney
ANIMALS
Released: Oct. 17, 2005

"A well-crafted, low-key tale, more warming than a cup of steaming cider. (Picture book. 6-8)"
Mahoney again extols the benefits of cooperation, bringing back the animal cast from The Saturday Escape (2002) for a snowman-building contest in the park. Read full book review >

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Project GITMO by Daniel J. Rich
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2013

"An ingenious, thoroughly absorbing twist on the military-fiction genre."
A debut sci-fi technothriller in which U.S. troops find themselves the subjects of a bizarre government experiment. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 4, 2017

"A superb, densely detailed complement to William Vollmann's poetic/fictional treatment The Dying Grass (2015), of compelling interest to any student of 19th-century American history."
A chronicle of the white conquest of the inland Northwest at the expense of native peoples defeated in a war that even the newcomers recognized to be unjust. Read full book review >

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A FIELD GUIDE TO LIES by Daniel J. Levitin
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Valuable tools for anyone willing to evaluate claims and get to the truth of the matter."
A crash course in Skepticism 101. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: May 1, 2008

"Disquietingly funny, stuffed with entertaining details and penetrating insights."
A practicing psychologist puts himself on the couch. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: April 16, 1997

"Peter Pan succumbs gleefully to a toadstool."
A pleasantly campy, my-life-in-Elysium gardener's memoir. Read full book review >