Martin Seligman

Martin Seligman is the Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology in the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Psychology. He is renowned as the founder of positive psychology, and his theory of “learned helplessness” was profoundly influential. He is the author of several books, including Authentic Happiness, and most recently, Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being.

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, by Jonathan Haidt

The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

by Jonathan Haidt

“The definitive statement of the intuitionist view of morality, religion, and politics.”

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The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined, by Steven Pinker

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined

by Steven Pinker

“Violence is hugely decreasing and there is hope for a more peaceful future.”

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Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson

Steve Jobs

by Walter Isaacson

“The search for perfection in material objects rather than the search for profit.”

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Cloud Atlas: A Novel, by David Mitchell

Cloud Atlas: A Novel

by David Mitchell

“The most superbly crafted novel of the last decade.”

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