FAN

The Family Action Network (FAN) is a 501(c)(3) organization that curates a high-quality speaker series each academic year. All FAN programs are free and open to the public. The Family Action Network (FAN) presents fresh ideas that elevate minds, expand hearts, and make the world a better place.

The Book Stall is proud to partner with FAN in their mission to spread knowledge and compassion.  As FAN's preferred bookseller, we provide access to the literature that accompanies their robust lecture series.

Please find a curated list of books presented by FAN speakers below.  From time-to-time, purchasing your FAN titles through The Book Stall will grant you access to exclusive content. 

 

Life Is Hard: How Philosophy Can Help Us Find Our Way By Kieran Setiya Cover Image
$27.00
UNAVAILABLE
ISBN: 9780593538210
Published: Riverhead Books - October 4th, 2022

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORKER AND THE ECONOMIST


Drama Free: A Guide to Managing Unhealthy Family Relationships By Nedra Glover Tawwab Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593539279
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: TarcherPerigee - February 28th, 2023

Instant New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author of Set Boundaries, Find Peace, a road map for understanding and moving past family struggles—and living your life, your way.


Introduction to Internal Family Systems By Richard Schwartz, Ph.D. Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781683643616
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Sounds True - March 7th, 2023

A highly accessible introduction to a therapeutic approach that brings our inner “parts” into harmony and allows our core Self to lead
 


The Emotional Lives of Teenagers: Raising Connected, Capable, and Compassionate Adolescents By Lisa Damour, Ph.D. Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593500019
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Ballantine Books - February 21st, 2023

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support teens through this critical developmental stage—from the author of Untangled and Under Pressure


Sink: A Memoir By Joseph Earl Thomas Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781538706176
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Grand Central Publishing - February 21st, 2023

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES'S 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2023, BET'S FAVORITE MEMOIRS OF 2023, AND ELECTRIC LITERATURE'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2023

LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD 2024

"A brilliant and brilliantly different" (Kiese Laymon), wrenching and redemptive coming-of-age memoir about the difficulty of growing up in a hazardous home a


A Place Called Home: A Memoir By David Ambroz Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780306903540
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Legacy Lit - September 13th, 2022

PORCHLIGHT BESTSELLER
Zibby Owens 2022 Book of the Year

A galvanizing, stirring memoir about growing up homeless and in foster care and rising to become a leading advocate for child welfare, recognized by President Obama as an American Champion of Change.  “You will fall in love with David Ambroz, his beautifully-told, gut-wrenching story, and his great big hea


Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life By Dacher Keltner Cover Image
$28.00
UNAVAILABLE
ISBN: 9781984879684
Published: Penguin Press - January 3rd, 2023

A National Bestseller!

"Read this book to connect with your highest self.” —Susan Cain, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and Quiet


The Good Life: Lessons from the World's Longest Scientific Study of Happiness By Robert Waldinger, M.D., Marc Schulz, Ph.D Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982166694
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2023

A New York Times Bestseller

What makes for a happy life, a fulfilling life? A good life?


This Beauty: A Philosophy of Being Alive By Nick Riggle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541675506
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Basic Books - December 6th, 2022

An acclaimed philosopher and new father argues that engaging with beauty can make life worth living


You Need a Manifesto: How to Craft Your Convictions and Put Them to Work (Stanford d.school Library) By Charlotte Burgess-Auburn, Stanford d.school Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781984858061
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: Ten Speed Press - October 4th, 2022

An essential how-to for crafting a guiding motto that sets intentions, increases creativity, and helps accomplish your goals, from Stanford University's world-renowned Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, aka the d.school.


Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and Extraordinary Power of Life's Fundamental Bond By Lydia Denworth Cover Image
$16.95
UNAVAILABLE
ISBN: 9780393541502
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 26th, 2021

A Next Big Idea Club Must-Read Nonfiction Book of Winter 2020 and a Real Simple Best Book of 2020

“Accessible and enlightening.… Denworth has crafted a worthy call to action.” —Washington Post


Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions By Jeffrey Selingo Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982116293
Availability: On Our Shelves Now--Subject to Availability
Published: Scribner - September 15th, 2020

From award-winning higher education journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Selingo comes a revealing look from inside the admissions office—one that identifies surprising strategies that will aid in the college search.