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  • A Beautiful Mind | Sylvia Nasar

    A Beautiful Mind

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Sylvia Nasar
    • Narrated By Anna Fields
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    John Forbes Nash, Jr., a prodigy and legend by the age of 30, dazzled the mathematical world by solving a series of deep problems deemed "impossible" by other mathematicians. But at the height of his fame, Nash suffered a catastrophic mental breakdown and began a harrowing descent into insanity, resigning his post at MIT, slipping into a series of bizarre delusions, and eventually becoming a dreamy, ghostlike figure at Princeton, scrawling numerological messages on blackboards.

    Jim "The Impatient" says: "Informative not entertaining"
  • Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius | Sylvia Nasar

    Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Sylvia Nasar
    • Narrated By John Bedford Lloyd, Anne Twomey
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In a sweeping narrative, the author of the mega-bestseller A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single person on the planet. It’s the epic story of the making of modern economics, and of how it rescued mankind from squalor and deprivation by placing its material fate in its own hands rather than in Fate. Nasar’s account begins with Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew observing and publishing the condition of the poor majority in mid nineteenth-century London, the richest and most glittering place in the world.

    Joshua Kim says: "A Beautiful Grand Pursuit"
  • A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash | Sylvia Nasar

    A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash

    • ABRIDGED (5 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Sylvia Nasar
    • Narrated By Edward Herrmann
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    John Nash was a mathematician teetering on the brink of international acclaim, but he fell instead into madness. Saved by the love of a beautiful woman and the loyalty of the mathematics community, he went on to win a Nobel Prize and worldwide fame. This is his true story - and a new film starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly.

    B. W. Larsen says: "Abridged vs Unabridged"
  • The New Yorker (Aug. 28, 2006) | Adam Gopnik,Susan Sheehan,Malcolm Gladwell,Sylvia Nasar,David Gruber,Anthony Lane

    The New Yorker (Aug. 28, 2006)

    • HIGHLIGHTS (2 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Adam Gopnik, Susan Sheehan, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
    • Narrated By uncredited
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    "Read It and Weep" by Adam Gopnik; "Tear, Slap, Clack" by Susan Sheehan; "The Risk Pool" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Manifold Destiny" by Sylvia Nasar and David Gruber; and "Borderlines" by Anthony Lane.

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