Psychology Books

Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us By Rachel Aviv Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250872913
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Published: Picador - September 19th, 2023

One of the top ten books of the year at The New York Times Book Review, The Wall Street Journal, Vulture/New York magazine
A best book of the year at Los Angeles Times, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Bookforum, The New Yorker, Vogue, Kirkus

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Visual Thinking: The Hidden Gifts of People Who Think in Pictures, Patterns, and Abstractions By Temple Grandin, PhD Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593418376
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 10th, 2023



“A powerful and provocative testament to the diverse coalition of minds we’ll need to face the mounting challenges of the twenty-first century.” —Steve Silberman

“An absolute eye-opener.” —Frans de Waal

How Do We Know Ourselves?: Curiosities and Marvels of the Human Mind By David G. Myers Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250872203
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Published: Picador - October 31st, 2023

“Each chapter is a gem of insight into the human experience, cut and polished to perfection by the renowned psychologist David Myers. Better than any book I can recall, this book answers questions about why we think, feel, and act as we do—but also makes us curious to learn more.” —Angela Duckworth

No Time to Panic: How I Curbed My Anxiety and Conquered a Lifetime of Panic Attacks By Matt Gutman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385549059
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Published: Doubleday - September 12th, 2023

By ABC News’s chief national correspondent, an unflinching look at panic attacks by a reporter whose career was nearly derailed by them, offering readers a guide to making a truce with their warring minds

While You Were Out: An Intimate Family Portrait of Mental Illness in an Era of Silence By Meg Kissinger Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250793775
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Published: Celadon Books - September 5th, 2023

From award-winning journalist Meg Kissinger, a searing memoir of a family besieged by mental illness, as well as an incisive exploration of the systems that failed them and a testament to the love that sustained them.

All the Living and the Dead: From Embalmers to Executioners, an Exploration of the People Who Have Made Death Their Life's Work By Hayley Campbell Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250906236
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 31st, 2023

A deeply compelling exploration of the death industry and the people—morticians, detectives, crime scene cleaners, embalmers, executioners—who work in it and what led them there.

Bittersweet (Oprah's Book Club): How Sorrow and Longing Make Us Whole By Susan Cain Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451499790
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Published: Crown - June 20th, 2023

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • The author of the bestselling phenomenon Quiet explores the power of the bittersweet personality, revealing a misunderstood side of mental health and creativity while offering a roadmap to facing heartbreak in order to live life to the fullest.

How to Say Goodbye By Wendy MacNaughton Cover Image
ISBN: 9781639730858
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - July 18th, 2023

A USA TODAY Bestseller

“A poem to mortality and the beauty of how we can cope with it.”—Atul Gawande, author of Being Mortal

New York Times–bestselling artist Wendy MacNaughton shares wisdom from hospice caregivers: how to be, when to help, what to say—with full-color drawings throughout.

I Feel Love: MDMA and the Quest for Connection in a Fractured World By Rachel Nuwer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635579574
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - June 6th, 2023

"Riveting."--Bessel van der Kolk, MD, author of The Body Keeps the Score

The unlikely story of how the psychedelic drug MDMA emerged from the shadows to the forefront of a medical revolution--and the potential it may hold to help us thrive.

Look: How to Pay Attention in a Distracted World By Christian Madsbjerg Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593542217
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 18th, 2023

A powerful exploration of how we pay attention that will transform the ways we connect with one another – at home, at work, and beyond.

Quarterlife: The Search for Self in Early Adulthood By Satya Doyle Byock Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525511687
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - July 4th, 2023

An innovative psychotherapist tackles the overlooked stage of Quarterlife—the years between adolescence and midlife—and provides a “fascinating” guide “on how to navigate and thrive—rather than just survive—these odd years” (PureWow).

The World Behind the World: Consciousness, Free Will, and the Limits of Science By Erik Hoel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982159382
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - July 25th, 2023

A fascinating exploration into how the brain creates our conscious experiences—potentially revolutionizing neuroscience and the future of technology—from a Forbes 30 Under 30 scientist.

Throughout history, two perspectives on the world have dueled in our minds: the extrinsic—that of mechanism and physics—and the intrinsic—that of feelings,