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Understanding Our Need for Novelty and Change

by Winifred Gallagher

Hardcover, 259 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 |

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Offers insight into the psychological drive to pursue new things, sharing advice for aficionados of new experiences on how to embrace today's dynamic and creative culture while living sensibly and satisfyingly.

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Winifred Gallagher, author of the best-selling Rapt, argues that our need for novelty is hard-wired into our brains. Nina Subin/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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