Now you can dig deeper into ideas with new, original books from TED. Long enough to explore a powerful idea but short enough to read in a single sitting, TED Books pick up where TED Talks leave off. This wide-ranging series will cover everything from architecture to business, space travel to love.
A powerful journey from star athlete to sudden paralysis to creative awakening, award-winning science fiction writer Nnedi Okorafor proves that what we think are our limitations have the potential to become our greatest strengths.
Whether you lost your spouse or lost your job, navigating grief is often a lonely business. Welcome to The Hot Young Widows Club.
The idea was deceptively simple: A.J. Jacobs would thank every single person who had a role (however small) in producing his morning cup of coffee.
In today's frenzied and wired world, we are obsessed with the idea of not "wasting time." But have we lost the silences and solitude so essential to our inner lives?
Imagine if we treated broken hearts with the same respect and concern we have for broken arms. With great wisdom and empathy, psychologist Guy Winch explores how different our lives and our society would be if we better understood this unique emotional pain.
We are in the midst of a global refugee crisis. Sixty-five million people are fleeing for their lives. The choices are urgent, not just for them but for all of us. What can we possibly do to help?
By reclaiming and celebrating the word misfit, this manifesto makes a powerful case for not fitting in—for recognizing the beauty, and difficulty, in forging an original path.
About TED Books
An 18-minute speech can plant a seed or spark the imagination; but many talks create a need to dig deeper, to learn more, to tell a longer story. TED Books fills this need. In September 2014, we published the first TED Book in print.
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