Ava still thinks that love should be found in the real world, not just on apps that filter men by specific personal information — she believes in feelings, not algorithms. After a recent breakup and dating app debacle, she decides to put love on hold and escapes to a remote writers' retreat in coastal Italy.
Professor Craig Wright created the popular "Genius Course" at Yale University and had devoted more than two decades exploring what 'genius' really is, probing the nature of the term. He reveals what we can learn from the lives of those dubbed "geniuses," past and present.
The flight attendant makes an announcement: Prepare for a crash landing.
Dawn Edelstein braces herself and the thoughts that flash through her mind are not of her husband, but of a man she last saw fifteen years ago.
In Yaa Gyasi's follow-up to her acclaimed novel, Homegoing, we follow sixth-year neuroscience PhD candidate Gifty as she studies reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural science between depression and addiction. She's determined to discover the scientific basis for the suffering she sees all around her, the suffering she saw in her own family. But even as a scientist, she finds herself hungering for her childhood faith and the church whose promise of salvation remainsas tantalizing as it is elusive.
Frankie is 13 years old and neurodivergent — she can't stand to be touched, loud noises bother her, she's easily distracted, and she has to go see a therapist while other kids go to the beach. She had one friend in Colette, and before the end of seventh grade, she vanishes. Frankie's convinced that Colette's left her clues to her disappearance that only she can decipher, and she persuades her sister Tess to help her before it's too late.
Isabel Wilkerson explores caste systems across civilizations and the eight pillars that underlie them — including divine will, bloodlines, stigma and more. This powerful caste system influences people's lives and behavior, even the nation's fate. Using riveting stories of people — from Martin Luther King Jr.'s to her own, and many others' — Wilkerson shows the ways caste is experienced every day.