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Science & Technology

Top 100
    • The Ends of the World

    • Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions
    • By: Peter Brannen
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 442
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397

    Our world has ended five times: It has been broiled, frozen, poison gassed, smothered, and pelted by asteroids....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Kid's Science Book FOR ADULTS!!

    • By aaron on 06-15-17
    • Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quest to Understand Earth's Past Mass Extinctions
    • By: Peter Brannen
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Release date: 06-13-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 442 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Dare to Lead

    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6,058
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,384
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,311

    Brené Brown has spent the past two decades studying the emotions and experiences that give us meaning. She found that leaders all ask the same question: How do you cultivate braver leaders and how do you embed the value of courage in your culture? Dare to Lead answers this....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brené's Work Has Changed My Life

    • By Maximus on 01-12-19
    • Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts.
    • By: Brené Brown
    • Narrated by: Brené Brown
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 10-09-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 6,058 ratings

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson, Norman Doidge MD - foreword
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36,683
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36,364

    What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life changing.

    • By Elijah Semeryuk on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $36.33

    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,359
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17,961
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,856

    From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity's creation and evolution that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Take the Negative Reviews w/ a Grain of Salt

    • By Gabriel on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $32.95

    • The Power of Habit

    • Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business
    • By: Charles Duhigg
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52,325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,261
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45,027

    In The Power of Habit, award-winning business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice! A guide on how to change

    • By Mehra on 04-22-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael, Robert Greene
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,847
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,507
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,494

    Robert Greene is a master guide, distilling wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding, and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tempo is key! (1.25X)

    • By James Hawkins on 11-12-18

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,284
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,559
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,469

    The guru to the gurus at last shares his knowledge with the rest of us....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Already Purchased Two Copies for Friends

    • By Anthony A. on 07-13-13

    Regular price: $33.60

    • How to Change Your Mind

    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,732
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7,886
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7,821

    An investigation by Michael Pollan into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs - and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A delightful trip

    • By Paul E. Williams on 05-19-18
    • What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
    • By: Michael Pollan
    • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 8,732 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Uninhabitable Earth

    • Life After Warming
    • By: David Wallace-Wells
    • Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285

    It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent audio book. Will give to my grandchildren.

    • By Ray Clark on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Why We Sleep

    • Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker PhD
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,416
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,042
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,006

    Professor Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book on sleep bar none

    • By Innate on 12-10-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,509
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,844
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,646

    How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There's no better guide through these questions than astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book for those new to astrophysics.

    • By TMort on 06-07-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Longevity Paradox

    • How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age
    • By: Steven R. Gundry
    • Narrated by: Steven R. Gundry
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In The Longevity Paradox, Dr. Gundry maps out a new approach to aging well - one that is based on supporting the health of the “oldest” parts of us: the microorganisms that live within our bodies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved hearing Dr. Gundry present his own work.

    • By Jan Dee on 03-26-19

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Body Keeps the Score

    • Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    • By: Bessel Van der Kolk MD
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,896
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,173
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,094

    In The Body Keeps the Score, Bessel van der Kolk transforms our understanding of traumatic stress, revealing how it literally rearranges the brain’s wiring....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unbelievably clear and Life Changing

    • By colleen geis on 05-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Mindset

    • The New Psychology of Success
    • By: Carol S. Dweck
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol S. Dweck offers new insights into her now famous and broadly embraced concept. She introduces a phenomenon she calls false growth mind-set and guides people toward adopting a deeper, truer growth mind-set....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening but redundant

    • By bionut09 on 03-21-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Digital Minimalism

    • Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
    • By: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Will Damron, Cal Newport
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462

    Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in a noisy world. Author Cal Newport introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Crap

    • By Ben on 02-10-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Loonshots

    • How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
    • By: Safi Bahcall
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Safi Bahcall - prologue and introduction
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we knew about nurturing radical breakthroughs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Anonymous User on 03-23-19

    Regular price: $25.51

    • Maps of Meaning

    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,703
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,565
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,553

    A provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT an easy book

    • By Stephen W on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Grit

    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,960
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,897
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,812

    Angela Duckworth shows parents, educators, students, and businesspeople - both seasoned and new - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a focused persistence called "grit"....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • A 9 hour commencement address

    • By Grimjack on 05-13-18
    • The Power of Passion and Perseverance
    • By: Angela Duckworth
    • Narrated by: Angela Duckworth
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 05-03-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15,960 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,569
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12,948
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,842

    Yuval Noah Harari returns with an original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future and our quest to upgrade humans into gods....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but...

    • By Josh on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • The Coddling of the American Mind

    • How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
    • By: Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,502
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,471

    A timely investigation into the new "safety culture" on campus and the dangers it poses to free speech, mental health, education, and ultimately democracy.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Oh so needed of a book by teachers and students alike

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $24.50

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