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    Why We Sleep – Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

    $18.85

    Why We Sleep – Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

    $18.85

    “Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates

    A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and power of slumber.

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  • The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

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    The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan

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    The Great Lakes―Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior―hold 20 percent of the world’s supply of surface fresh water and provide sustenance, work and recreation for tens of millions of Americans. But they are under threat as never before, and their problems are spreading across the continent. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is prize-winning reporter Dan Egan’s compulsively readable portrait of an ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to come.

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  • Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter

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    Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked by Adam Alter

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    Welcome to the age of behavioral addiction—an age in which half of the American population is addicted to at least one behavior. We obsess over our emails, Instagram likes, and Facebook feeds; we binge on TV episodes and YouTube videos; we work longer hours each year; and we spend an average of three hours each day using our smartphones. Half of us would rather suffer a broken bone than a broken phone, and Millennial kids spend so much time in front of screens that they struggle to interact with real, live humans.

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