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Book Review Title: "The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business" Author: Charles Duhigg Publisher: Random House, 2012; 400 pages; $28 Many of us crave to change something about our behavior. We want to eat less, spend less, watch less TV. We wish we could exercise more, save more, spend more time with our families. If you've ever tried to make any such changes in your own life, though, you have probably already encountered the subject of New York Times writer Charles Duhigg's new book, "The Power of Habit." It's not at all strange for dieters to find themselves autopiloting to the bakery or the bag of chips, nor for smokers to spend decades trying to overcome the sheer force of the cigarette habit. Duhigg takes a hybrid approach to illumi...