How We Can Better Protect Victims of Domestic Abuse
A new book explores the devastating patterns of fear, shame, and secrecy that perpetuate intimate partner violence and too often escalate to murder.
Who Am I to Judge? The Question of the "Good Enough" Parent
A child-custody consultant wrestles with the question of what is a good enough mother.
Where the Trauma Never Ends: Inside Chicago’s Urban War Zones
Chicago’s inner city has long been termed an “urban war zone.” A new book by acclaimed journalist Alex Kotlowitz reveals the personal stories of trauma and grief, as well as solace and support, that unfold over one summer.
The Scourge of Opioids
A new book takes a close-up look at the opioid epidemic in America.
Generations in Jail: When Crime Is a Family Value
A new book explores how criminal behavior gets handed down in families from one generation to the next.
The U-Curve of Happiness
A new book claims that even if you find yourself suffering through a gloomy midlife slog, you’re likely to experience a brighter landscape in your 50s and 60s.
When Is Enough Enough?
Bestselling author Barbara Ehrenreich believes that our obsession with longevity may have gone too far.
A Tale of Mismatched Twins
Review: Accidental Brothers: The Story of Twins Exchanged at Birth and the Power of Nature and Nurture
A book about two sets of mismatched twins testifies to the power of both heredity and family loyalty.
Life After Extremism: What It Takes to Renounce Hate
Review: Healing from Hate: How Young Men Get Into—and Out of—Violent Extremism
A look at how to help former skinheads, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and jihadists leave extremist hate groups and find new ways of thinking and being.
Measuring Mercy: Uncovering the Link between Cruelty and Compassion
Review: The Fear Factor: How One Emotion Connects Altruists, Psychopaths, and Everyone In-Between
There’s a surprisingly strong link between altruism and psychopathy.
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