NurtureShock: New Thinking about Children

Po Bronson (Author) Ashley Merryman (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Twelve
Publish Date
January 05, 2011
Pages
336
Dimensions
5.1 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780446504133

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About the Author

Po Bronson is the author of seven books, including What Should I Do with My Life?, a #1 New York Times bestseller with more than ten months on the list. Po has been on Oprah, on every national morning show, and on the cover of five magazines, including Wired and Fast Company. He is Strategy Director at IndieBio. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two children. Ashley Merryman's journalism has appeared in Time, Newsweek, New York, the Washington Post, and many other venues. She lives in Los Angeles.

Reviews

"The Freakonomics of child rearing... a fantastic read... a wake-up call for parents."
--Good Morning America

Astonishing... prepare to be slack-jawed... This tour de force is one of the best parenting psychology books in years and will likely be seismic in influence."
--Library Journal (Starred Review)

"Blinding... Brilliant."
-- Washington Post
Compelling... Captivating... Explains cutting-edge research to the lay readership... It's riveting."
-- San Francisco Chronicle
"A highly readable Malcolm Gladwell-esque look at the social science of child rearing."
-- 'XX Factor, ' Slate.com
"The most important book I've read this year... If you only read one thing I review, please make it this."
--Wired

"Some of the most groundbreaking research on children conducted in years... will knock your socks off."
--HuffingtonPost.com
"Engaging.... revelatory... A funny, clever, sensible book. Every parent should read it."
--Financial Times

"Adds insight to irresistible nonfiction subject matter... destined to turn up in conversations among working parents."
--Susan Dominus, New York Times

"The least touchy-feely [parenting book] ever... hard to put down and easy to take seriously."
--"A.V. Club," The Onion

"Irresistible... [NurtureShock] will make you a better mom or dad without you even knowing it."
--TheDailyBeast.com