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Product Description: An exploration of why we play video games despite the fact that we are almost certain to feel unhappy when we fail at them.We may think of video games as being "fun," but in The Art of Failure, Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken...read more

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9780262019057 | Mit Pr, February 22, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: We may think of video games as being "fun," but in The Art of Failure, Jesper Juul claims that this is almost entirely mistaken.

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9780262529952 | Reprint edition (Mit Pr, August 26, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An exploration of why we play video games despite the fact that we are almost certain to feel unhappy when we fail at them.

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Product Description: Many of our greatest athletes, scientists, and entertainers failed repeatedly throughout their careers, yet they refused to allow past mistakes stop them from striving for future success. Instead, they turned those so-called failures into opportunities to learn, improve, and eventually earn the achievements they are celebrated for today...read more

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9781442251571 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, March 17, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: Many of our greatest athletes, scientists, and entertainers failed repeatedly throughout their careers, yet they refused to allow past mistakes stop them from striving for future success.

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Product Description: Nobody wants to fail. But in highly complex organizations, success can happen only when we confront our mistakes, learn from our own version of a black box, and create a climate where it’s safe to fail.  We all have to endure failure from time to time, whether it’s underperforming at a job interview, flunking an exam, or losing a pickup basketball game...read more

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9781591848226 | Portfolio, November 3, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Nobody wants to fail.

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Product Description: Nobody wants to fail. But in highly complex organizations, success can happen only when we confront our mistakes, learn from our own version of a black box, and create a climate where it’s safe to fail.  We all have to endure failure from time to time, whether it’s underperforming at a job interview, flunking an exam, or losing a pickup basketball game...read more
By Simon Slater (narrator) and Matthew Syed

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9781611764796 | Unabridged edition (Penguin/Highbridge, November 3, 2015), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Nobody wants to fail.

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Product Description: The general public has a glorified view of the pursuit of scientific research. However, the idealized perception of science as a rule-based, methodical system for accumulating facts could not be further from the truth. Modern science involves the idiosyncratic, often bumbling search for understanding in uncharted territories, full of wrong turns, false findings, and the occasional remarkable success...read more

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9780199390106 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The general public has a glorified view of the pursuit of scientific research.

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9780505520968, titled "A Double-Edged Blade" | Leisure Books, June 1, 1996, cover price $4.99 | also contains A Double-Edged Blade | About this edition: Transported back to seventeenth-century Ireland while on a daring mission, British agent Faith Worthington becomes the hostage of rebel leader Miles O'Bruaidar and is torn between accepting his love and returning to her own time.

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Product Description: Failure is your key to success.So says Hall of Fame quarterback and hugely successful serial entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton.Don’t get him wrong—there’s no one more competitive or keener on winning than Fran.But in his inspiring and insightful new book, The Power of Failure, Tarkenton illustrates with hard, real-life examples why the most successful entrepreneurs are those with the courage, the resilience, the intelligence, and the competitive spirit to fail often, fail faster, and fail better—to achieve ultimate success...read more

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9781621574033 | Regnery Pub, September 14, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Failure is your key to success.

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Product Description: When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she’d speak at the commencement ceremony. Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better contains the wisdom shared on that day. “What do we do when life doesn’t go the way we hoped?” begins Pema “We say, ‘I’m a failure...read more
By Pema Chodron and Seth Godin (foreword by)

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9781622035311 | Sounds True, September 1, 2015, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she’d speak at the commencement ceremony.

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Product Description: When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she'd speak at the commencement ceremony. Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better contains the wisdom shared on that day. "What do we do when life doesn't go the way we hoped?" begins Pema "We say, 'I'm a failure...read more

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9781622035458 | Sounds True, September 1, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: When her granddaughter was accepted to Naropa University, the celebrated author Pema Chödrön promised that she'd speak at the commencement ceremony.

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Product Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell believes that any setback, whether professional or personal, can be turned into a step forward when you possess the right tools to turn a loss into a gain. Drawing on nearly fifty years of leadership experience, Dr...read more

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9781478961055, titled "Sometimes You Win, Sometimes You Learn: Life's Greatest Lessons Are Gained from Our Losses" | Unabridged edition (Center st, September 15, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.
9781607885191 | Unabridged edition (Center st, October 8, 2013), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.

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Product Description: What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake aims to help kids who struggle with self-confidence and a fear of making mistakes, being self-critical, and purposely aiming low. Using cognitive-behavioral approaches, this interactive book is a complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to cope with mistakes so they can explore new territory without fear...read more
By Janet McDonnell (illustrator)

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9781433819308 | Magination Pr, August 15, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake aims to help kids who struggle with self-confidence and a fear of making mistakes, being self-critical, and purposely aiming low.

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Product Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell can teach you how to turn any situation into a winning experience. No one wins at everything they try. But any setback, whether professional or personal, can become a step forward with the right tools and mindset to turn loss into a gain...read more

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9781478903628 | Unabridged edition (Center st, May 12, 2015), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.

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Product Description: Fueled by Failure: Dare to Fail. Dare to Succeed.Olympian and former NFL player now thriving as a CEO and Philanthropist, Jeremy Bloom pulls at the common thread that unites him with all of us: the defeats we encounter on our journeys to reach our goals...read more

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9781599185637 | Entrepreneur Pr, May 19, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Fueled by Failure: Dare to Fail.

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Product Description: Explores the most common lessons learned from the experience of loss, explaining how to turn a set-back into a step forward by examining the eleven elements that make up the DNA of those who succeed, including humility, reality, responsibility, hope, andmaturity.

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9781478906391 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 12, 2015), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Explores the most common lessons learned from the experience of loss, explaining how to turn a set-back into a step forward by examining the eleven elements that make up the DNA of those who succeed, including humility, reality, responsibility, hope, andmaturity.

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Product Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell can teach you how to turn any situation into a winning experience. No one wins at everything they try. But any setback, whether professional or personal, can become a step forward with the right tools and mindset to turn loss into a gain...read more

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9781599953717 | Center st, May 12, 2015, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.

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Product Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell can teach you how to turn any situation into a winning experience. No one wins at everything they try. But any setback, whether professional or personal, can become a step forward with the right tools and mindset to turn loss into a gain...read more

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9781455589562 | Large print edition (Center st, May 12, 2015), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.

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Product Description: J.K. Rowling, one of the world's most inspiring writers, shares her wisdom and advice. In 2008, J.K. Rowling delivered a deeply affecting commencement speech at Harvard University. Now published for the first time in book form, VERY GOOD LIVES presents J...read more
By Joel Holland (illustrator)

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9780316369152 | Little Brown & Co, April 14, 2015, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: J.
9780405084690, titled "Parallel De Plans Des Plus" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1980, cover price $39.50 | also contains Parallel De Plans Des Plus

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Product Description: Find out why the happiest, most successful people have the ability both to persist and to quit. In a culture that perceives quitting as a last resort and urges us to hang in, Mastering the Art of Quitting tackles our tendencies to overanalyze, ruminate, and put a positive spin on goals that have outlived their usefulness...read more

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9780738216546 | Da Capo Lifelong, December 24, 2013, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Find out why the happiest, most successful people have the ability both to persist and to quit.

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Product Description: “Clever, surprisingly fast-paced, and enlightening.” —ForbesMost new products fail. So do most businesses. And most of us, if we are honest, have experienced a major setback in our personal or professional lives. So what determines who will bounce back and follow up with a home run? What separates those who keep treading water from those who harness the lessons from their mistakes?One of our most popular business bloggers, Megan McArdle takes insights from emergency room doctors, kindergarten teachers, bankruptcy judges, and venture capitalists to teach us how to reinvent ourselves in the face of failure...read more

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9780670026142 | Viking Pr, February 11, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: 2014 Penguin hardcover, Megan McArdle.

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9780143126362 | Penguin USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Clever, surprisingly fast-paced, and enlightening.
9780373333608, titled "Pareja Abierta" | Harlequin Books, May 1, 1996, cover price $3.50 | also contains Pareja Abierta

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Product Description: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C. Maxwell brings his common sense self-help lessons to teens!Any setback--a championship loss, a bad grade, a botched audition-can be seen as a step forward when teens possess the right tools to turn that loss into a gain of knowledge...read more

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9780316284097 | Reprint edition (Little Brown & Co, February 24, 2015), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: #1 New York Times bestselling author John C.

Product Description: "Argues that people make themselves more powerless than they need to be, and that this attitude ... undermines one's personal effectiveness in both love and work and negates one's willingness to pursue any large-scale visions of political or social change." -- Shofar

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9780391037069, titled "Surplus Powerlessness: The Psychodynamics of Everyday Life and the Psychology of Individual and Social Transformation" | Reprint edition (Prometheus Books, August 1, 1991), cover price $18.50 | also contains Surplus Powerlessness: The Psychodynamics of Everyday Life and the Psychology of Individual and Social Transformation | About this edition: "Argues that people make themselves more powerless than they need to be, and that this attitude .

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Product Description: Few people will easily admit to taking pleasure in the misfortunes of others. But who doesn't enjoy it when an arrogant but untalented contestant is humiliated on American Idol, or when the embarrassing vice of a self-righteous politician is exposed, or even when an envied friend suffers a small setback? The truth is that joy in someone else's pain--known by the German word schadenfreude--permeates our society...read more

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9780199734542 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 31, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Few people will easily admit to taking pleasure in the misfortunes of others.

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9780199393718 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 1, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Few people will easily admit to taking pleasure in the misfortunes of others.

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Product Description: If you’re aiming to innovate, failure along the way is a given. But can you fail better?Whether you’re rolling out a new product from a city-view office or rolling up your sleeves to deliver a social service in the field, learning why and how to embrace failure can help you do better, faster...read more

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9781422193440 | Harvard Business School Pr, November 4, 2014, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: If you’re aiming to innovate, failure along the way is a given.

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Product Description: Failure is a theme of great importance in most clinical conditions, and in everyday life, from birth until death. Its impact can be destabilizing, even disastrous. In spite of these facts, there has been no comprehensive psychoanalytic exploration of this topic...read more
By Lori C. Bohm (editor)

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9780415858526 | Routledge, May 22, 2014, cover price $204.95 | About this edition: Failure is a theme of great importance in most clinical conditions, and in everyday life, from birth until death.

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9780415858533 | Routledge, May 16, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Failure is a theme of great importance in most clinical conditions, and in everyday life, from birth until death.

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Product Description: From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts...read more

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9780007445424 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, March 4, 2014, cover price $28.15 | also contains The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery | About this edition: HardCover.

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9781451629248 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, March 17, 2015), cover price $16.00 | also contains The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery | About this edition: From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis, a fascinating examination of how our most iconic creative endeavors—from innovation to the arts—are not achievements but conversions, corrections after failed attempts.
9780007584710 | Harpercollins Pub Ltd, January 8, 2015, cover price $15.25 | also contains The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery | About this edition: It''s one of the enduring enigmas of the human experience: many of our most iconic, creative endeavours - from recent Nobel Prize-winning discoveries to entrepreneurial invention, and classic works in the arts - are not achievements, but conversions, corrections after a failed past attempt.

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9781442370456 | Unabridged edition (Simon & Schuster, March 4, 2014), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: From celebrated art historian, curator, and teacher Sarah Lewis comes “a rich trove of reflections not just on creativity but on the too-often ignored role that failure and surrender play in almost any ambitious undertaking” (Lewis Hyde, author of The Gift).

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Product Description: "Bold, bossy and bracing, Fail Fast, Fail Often is like a 200-page shot of B12, meant to energize the listless job seeker."—New York TimesWhat if your biggest mistake is that you never make mistakes?Ryan Babineaux and John Krumboltz, psychologists, career counselors, and creators of the popular Stanford University course “Fail Fast, Fail Often,” have come to a compelling conclusion: happy and successful people tend to spend less time planning and more time acting...read more

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9780399166259 | J P Tarcher, December 26, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: "Bold, bossy and bracing, Fail Fast, Fail Often is like a 200-page shot of B12, meant to energize the listless job seeker.

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