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by Maria Popova Anatomy of introversion, inside the brain’s optimism bias, and a blueprint for doomsday from PC Guy. TED time is once again upon us, with this year’s conference, themed Full Spectrum , a mere week away. In preparation, and true to the Brain Pickings pre-TED tradition, here are seven exceptional books by some of this year’s TED speakers, spanning everything from psychology to children’s books to satire — a full spectrum, indeed. (Catch up on reading lists from years past: TEDGlobal 2010 , TED 2011 Part 1 and Part 2 , TEDGlobal 2011 Part 1 and Part 2 .)
An Index to Online Great Books in English Translation To obtain an index of an author's works, including any known online editions of each work, and online articles about that author, select the author's name. To obtain an index of online editions of a particular work, select the name of that work. Then you will be able to scroll up and down to see other works by that author and articles about the author. Authors are listed here in order of their birthdates (insofar as known).