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This is Caversham Booksellers 41st monthly e-newsletter. Each month, we will let you know about happenings at the store and some of the many conferences where we set up book tables, as well as some new titles we hope you'll be interested in. Thanks for subscribing!

Table of Contents
1. Greetings from Neil
2. Shalom Camenietzki book launch
3. News and Announcements
4. Hot Off The Press!
5. Xena
 
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It is my understanding that grits are cornmeal based. I recently had shrimp and grits for breakfast and it was a stunning meal.
          So welcome to February. Welcomewelcomewelcome. It is good to see you. We are enjoying a fair bit of happy here at 98 Harbord St. We've got some events coming up. We also have a book launch. The book launch will be very nice. I do urge you to pop by if you are near.
This newsletter features a little bit of Broken Record Newsletter Neil. This coming Sunday, February 9th, will be our annual inventory day. We will be closed on February 9th. We will not be open that day. You may see this mentioned a few times in this electronic document.
Once again the new titles do not disappoint. If only I could read as fast as the world produces good books. I had a discussion recently in which myself and the other member of the conversation considered whether, as a possible result of the current hectic and imbalanced world, hamburgers might become sentient and come for us all. Happy to discuss further with anyone who sends me an email. Though it is likely you we are not clearly visible from space we love you very much. Thank you for helping us through the second month of the twenties. Away we go!

-Newsletter Neil
 
ADHD in Adolescents: Development, Assessment, and Treatment
Becker, Stephen P. (Edt) - Foreword by Russell A. Barkley
Bringing together leading authorities, this much-needed volume synthesizes current knowledge about the nature, impact, and treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the crucial developmental period of adolescence. Contributors explore the distinct challenges facing teens with ADHD as they navigate intensifying academic demands; new risks in the areas of driving, substance use, and romantic relationships; and co-occurring mental health problems. [More. . .]
Degree in a Book: Psychology: Everything You Need to Know to Master the Subject ... In One Book!
Alan Porter
The perfect introduction to psychology, Degree in a Book: Psychology covers every major subject of psychology and every methodology.
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The True Creator of Everything: How the Human Brain Shaped the Universe as We Know It
Miguel Nicolelis
Renowned neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis introduces readers to a revolutionary new theory of how the human brain evolved to become an organic computer without rival in the known universe. Nicolelis undertakes the first attempt to explain the entirety of human history, culture, and civilization based on a series of recently uncovered key principles of brain function.
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Caversham Booksellers will be closed on Sunday, February 9th, for our annual inventory count. 
 
News and Announcements
Upcoming events - a selection
- for more listings click here!

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute
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Certificate in CBT Level 1: Practical Solutions to Real World Problems with Nili Benazon, February 6 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto

CAMH -
Leading the Integration of Physical and Mental Health Care with Dr. Benjamin Goldstein et al., February 7 @ Chestnut Conference Centre, Toronto

Caversham closed for the annual inventory count!
Sunday, February 9, 2020

Caversham Booksellers -
Book Launch for Out of My Mind: A Psychologist's Descent into Madness and Back with Shalom Camenietzki, February 12 @ Caversham Booksellers, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
Hero's Journey: A Framework in The Treatment of Men Experiencing Trauma and/or Addiction: Giving heroic purpose to men's struggle with shame, vulnerability and fear with Michel Jones, February 20 @ 114 Maitland St, Toronto

Toronto Institute for Contemporary Psychoanalysis -
Romantic/Erotic Love in the Age of #MeToo: Vulnerability and Cynicism with Virginia Goldner, March 7, Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Av, Toronto

Sickkids CCMH Learning Institute -
Working with Violent, Suicidal and Self-destructive Adolescents: A collaborative strengths-based approach, with Matthew Seleman, March 9-10, 114 Maitland St, Toronto

Centre for MindBody Health - 
Presence and Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy Workshop: A Foundational Approach for Therapists and Clients with Dr. Chris Germer & Dr. Shari Geller, March 26-27, YWCA, 87 Elm St., Toronto

Lacan Toronto -
Psychoanalysis and Marxism,
with Ian Parker and David Pavón-Cuéllar
April 4, @ St. John the Compassionate Mission, 155 Broadview Ave, Toronto

Leading Edge Seminars -
Clinical Applications of Internal Family Systems
with Frank Anderson, April 23-24, @ Chestnut Conference Ctr, Toronto
The Post-Traumatic Growth Guidebook: Practical Mind-Body Tools to Heal Trauma, Foster Resilience and Awaken Your Potential
Arielle Schwartz

Traumatic life experiences can be devastating and they inevitably shape who you are. Such events can also become a powerful force that awakens you to an undercurrent of your own aliveness. Trauma recovery involves learning to trust in your capacity for new growth. In order to grow, we must make use of our suffering in order to find our happiness. [More. . .]
Hot Off The Press!
Lots of new arrivals this month! Here is just a sample but please click here to view a (long) list of highlights.

Rainbow Talk: 40 Cards for LGBTIQ-Inclusive Conversations
St Luke's Innovative Resources

40 Cards for creating respectful conversations with young people and adults about diversity and identity, particularly in relation to gender, sexuality and biological sex.

Diversity enriches our community by …
• Everyone’s body is different, therefore …
• A gender stereotype I have experienced is …
• A person’s identity is made up of many things including …[More. . .]

Treating Addiction: A Guide for Professionals, Second Edition
William R Miller, Alyssa Forcehimes, and Allen Zweben

This widely respected text and practitioner guide, now revised and expanded, provides a roadmap for effective clinical practice with clients with substance use disorders. Specialists and nonspecialists alike benefit from the authors' expert guidance for planning treatment and selecting from a menu of evidence-based treatment methods. Assessment and intervention strategies are described in detail, and the importance of the therapeutic relationship is emphasized throughout. Lauded for its clarity and accessibility, the text includes engaging case examples, up-to-date knowledge about specific substances, personal reflections from the authors, application exercises, reflection questions, and end-of-chapter bulleted key points.[More. . .]

Race After Technology
Ruha Benjamin

May We Have Your Attention Please? will help you to conquer your adult ADHD -- in a way that's From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce White supremacy and deepen social inequity.

Benjamin argues that automation, far from being a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, has the potential to hide, speed up, and deepen discrimination while appearing neutral and even benevolent when compared to the racism of a previous era. [More. . .]

Cognitive Code: Post-Anthropocentric Intelligence and the Infrastructural Brain
Johannes Bruder

As the second decade of the twenty-first century draws to a close, the cultural, social, and economic effects of artificial intelligence are becoming ever more apparent. Despite their long-intertwined histories, the fields of neuroscience and artificial intelligence research are notoriously divided. In Cognitive Code Johannes Bruder argues that seemingly incompatible scales of intelligence - the brain and the planet - are now intimately linked through neuroscience-inspired AI and computational cognitive neuroscience. [More. . .]

The Sorry Plane
Deborah MacNamara
Illustrated by Zoe Si

The Sorry Plane is a playful introduction for kids and their caregivers to the importance of understanding and respecting our feelings, from the bestselling author of Rest Play Grow: Making Sense of Preschoolers (or anyone who acts like one).

When Molly accidentally breaks a balloon she and her sister Lucy have found, Lucy demands an apology. But, as Molly describes in fanciful, imaginative scenarios, her sorries are all gone: hiding under the bed, down the sink, off to Paris on the Sorry Plane. [More. . .]

Us Two Together
Ephameron 

In this beautifully illustrated graphic novel, now translated into English from Dutch, artist Ephameron chronicles her father’s losing battle with early-onset primary progressive aphasia (PPA)—a rare form of dementia that advanced slowly and left him unable to speak or to coordinate his thoughts and actions.

A moving sequence of paper collage illustrations layered under text depicts Ephameron’s father’s decline and her family’s experience of caring for him. [More. . .]

You Won't Always Be This Sad: A Book of Moments
Sheree Fitch

Divided into three parts, like the memorial labyrinth Fitch walks every day, You Won't Always Be This Sad offers words that will stir the heart, inviting readers on a raw and personal odyssey through excruciating loss, astonishing gratitude, and a return to a different world with new insights, rituals, faith, and hope. Readers, bearing witness to the immeasurable depths of a mother's love, will be forever changed. [More. . .]

The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression
Edward Bullmore

As seen on "CBS This Morning"

Worldwide, depression will be the single biggest cause of disability in the next twenty years. But treatment for it has not changed much in the last three decades. In the world of psychiatry, time has apparently stood still...until now with Edward Bullmore's The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression.

A Sunday Times (London) Top Ten Bestseller [More. . .]

And Then We Grew Up: On Creativity, Potential, and the Imperfect Art of Adulthood
Rachel Friedman

A journey through the many ways to live an artistic life—from the flashy and famous to the quiet and steady—full of unexpected insights about creativity and contentment, from the author of The Good Girl’s Guide to Getting Lost.

Rachel Friedman was a serious violist as a kid. She quit music in college but never stopped fantasizing about what her life might be like if she had never put down her bow. Years later, a freelance writer in New York, she again finds herself struggling with her fantasy of an artist’s life versus its much more complicated reality. In search of answers, she decides to track down her childhood friends from Interlochen, a prestigious arts camp she attended, full of aspiring actors, artists, dancers, and musicians, to find out how their early creative ambitions have translated into adult careers, relationships, and identities..  [More. . .]

 

Creative Repetition and Intersubjectivity
Bruce Reis - Preface by Christopher Bollas

Creative Repetition and Intersubjectivity looks at contemporary Freudian and post-Freudian theory through an intersubjective lens. Bruce Reis offers views on how psychoanalytic conceptions from the last century uniquely manifest in the consulting rooms of this century – how analytic technique has radically evolved through developing Freud’s original insights into dreaming, and hallucinosis; and how the presentation of today’s analysands calls for analyst’s use of themselves in unprecedented new ways. [More. . .]



 

The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care
Anna Borges

The More or Less Definitive Guide to Self-Care is here to help you exist in the world. Borges gathers over 200 tips, activities, and stories (from experts and everyday people alike) into an A-to-Z list—from asking for help and burning negative thoughts to the importance of touch and catching some Zzz’s. Make any day a little more OK with new skills in your self-care toolkit—and energy to show up for yourself. [More. . .]
 

Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries
Isa Leshko, Sy Montgomery, and Gene Baur

There’s nothing quite like a relationship with an aged pet—a dog or cat who has been at our side for years, forming an ineffable bond. Pampered pets, however, are a rarity among animals who have been domesticated. Farm animals, for example, are usually slaughtered before their first birthday. We never stop to think about it, but the typical images we see of cows, chickens, pigs, and the like are of young animals. What would we see if they were allowed to grow old?
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This beast is Xena. Her safety, during the recent time away of Newsletter Neil and his better two-thirds, is in part credited to Joe and Veronika; photo by Veronika, who you'll see catering the Feb 12th book launch
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