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.
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORKER AND THE ECONOMIST
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.
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 (Hardcover)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgently needed guide to help parents understand their teenagers’ intense and often fraught emotional lives—and how to support them through this critical developmental stage—from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled and Under Pressure
"A brilliant and brilliantly different" (Kiese Laymon), wrenching and redemptive coming-of-age memoir about the difficulty of growing up in a hazardous home and the glory of finding salvation in geek culture.
Stranded within an ever-shifting family’s desperate but volatile attempts to love, saddled with a mercurial mother mired in crack addiction, and demeaned da
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
A National Bestseller!
"Read this book to connect with your highest self.”
—Susan Cain, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bittersweet and Quiet
“We need more awe in our lives, and Dacher Keltner has written the definitive book on where to find it.”
New York Times Bestseller
What makes for a happy life, a fulfilling life? A good life? According to the directors of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the longest scientific study of happiness ever conducted, the answer to these questions may be closer than you realize.
What makes a life fulfilling and meaningful?
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) (Paperback)
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.
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
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.