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The perfection trap : embracing the power of good enough / Thomas Curran

A highly regarded professor of psychology at the London School of Economics, sharing contemporary evidence, explores how the pursuit of perfection can lead to burnout and depression and shows what we can do to resist the modern-day pressure to be perfect to led a more purposeful and contented life….

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Sometimes it is just better to hear someone’s writing from their own voice. Even better when it is the well-oiled delivery of a comedian, the dramatic inflection of a beloved actor, or the crooning of a mellifluous accent. Delivery can elevate the words and galvanize the meaning. Get all the perks from these “read by the author” favorites.

The argonauts / Maggie Nelson

This story,…

Local Author Books and covers

Southeast Michigan has produced many talented writers. Check out these books from the area’s finest!

Fiction Books

How it happens / Jean Alicia Elster

How It Happens follows the story of author Jean Alicia Elster’s maternal grandmother, Dorothy May Jackson. Born in Tennessee in 1890, Dorothy May was the middle daughter of Addie Jackson,…