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    • Maybe You Should Talk to Someone

    • A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed
    • By: Lori Gottlieb
    • Narrated by: Brittany Pressley
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,206
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,861
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,841

    One day, Lori Gottlieb is a therapist who helps patients in her Los Angeles practice. The next, a crisis causes her world to come crashing down. Enter Wendell, the quirky but seasoned therapist in whose of­fice she suddenly lands....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm going to miss the narrator...

    • By Anonymous User on 04-12-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • 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 45,688
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41,163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,808

    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
    • Not Your Average 'Self Help' Book

    • By TheBookie on 06-04-18

    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 24,927
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,002
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21,860

    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
    • Should be required reading

    • By Blue Zion on 12-22-18

    Regular price: $32.95

    • Your Deceptive Mind: A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

    • By: Steven Novella, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven Novella
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,088
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,388
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,297

    These 24 rewarding lectures equip you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A boring, long, less educational Brain Games

    • By samuel gherman on 11-10-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition

    • By: Richard Wolfson, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Richard Wolfson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,692
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,282
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,212

    "It doesn't take an Einstein to understand modern physics," says Professor Wolfson at the outset of these twenty-four lectures....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great primer for hard SF fans and physics laymen

    • By David on 01-05-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • 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 54,860
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,473
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,224

    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

    • 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 12,215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,381
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,293

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult Listen, but Probably a Great Read

    • By Mike Kircher on 01-12-12

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Lost Connections

    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,606
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,274

    From the New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Are we turning the corner....

    • By jaga on 06-07-18
    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 01-23-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,606 ratings

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Midnight in Chernobyl

    • By: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,622
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,475
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,469

    This is the definitive story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research. Through two decades of reporting, new archival information, and firsthand interviews with witnesses, Adam Higginbotham tells the full dramatic story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Midnight in Chernobyl is the book to listen to.

    • By N. H. on 03-21-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Your Best Brain: The Science of Brain Improvement

    • By: John Medina, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John Medina
    • Length: 12 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,311

    In Your Best Brain, Professor John J. Medina delivers 24 exciting lectures that probe the origins of consciousness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautifully Clear and Entertaining

    • By Charles on 07-22-15

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Lost Art of Listening, Second Edition

    • How Learning to Listen Can Improve Relationships
    • By: Michael P. Nichols PhD
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,293

    One person talks; the other listens. It's so basic that we take it for granted. Unfortunately, most of us think of ourselves as better listeners than we actually are. Why do we so often fail to connect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enthralling, powerful and practical - a must!

    • By R.A. on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Range

    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 387
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    Provocative, rigorous, and engrossing, Range makes a compelling case for actively cultivating inefficiency. People who think broadly and embrace diverse experiences and perspectives will increasingly thrive.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you're highly curious, read this

    • By anon. on 06-07-19
    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-28-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 387 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Gut

    • The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ
    • By: Giulia Enders
    • Narrated by: Katy Sobey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,077
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,874
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858

    Our gut is almost as important to us as our brain, yet we know very little about how it works. Gut: The Inside Story is an entertaining, informative tour of the digestive system....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Doctors opinion

    • By KevinM9082 on 03-02-17
    • The Inside Story of Our Body's Most Underrated Organ
    • By: Giulia Enders
    • Narrated by: Katy Sobey
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 02-17-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,077 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • High Achiever

    • The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life
    • By: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 148
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 148

    A raw and twisty, pause resisting memoir that sounds like fiction, High Achiever spans Tiffany’s life as an active opioid addict. With heart-racing urgency and unflinching honesty, Jenkins takes you inside the grips of addiction and the desperate decisions it breeds....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW!!!

    • By Anonymous User on 06-19-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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 10,290
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,263
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,194

    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 10,290 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Thermodynamics: Four Laws That Move the Universe

    • By: Jeffrey C. Grossman, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey C. Grossman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    Nothing has had a more profound impact on the development of modern civilization than thermodynamics. Get an in-depth tour of this vital and fascinating science in 24 enthralling lectures suitable for everyone from science novices to experts who wish to review elementary concepts and formulas....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Course; Particularly as Review

    • By Qoheleth on 01-12-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Stuff Matters

    • Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
    • By: Mark Miodownik
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,037
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,653
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,643

    Full of enthralling tales of the miracles of engineering that permeate our lives, Stuff Matters will make you see stuff in a whole new way....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Surprisingly good

    • By D. MacLeod on 01-29-15
    • Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
    • By: Mark Miodownik
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Release date: 07-29-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,037 ratings

    Regular price: $26.59

    • The Elephant Whisperer

    • My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
    • By: Lawrence Anthony, Graham Spence
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,297
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,864
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,876

    When South African conservationist Lawrence Anthony was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand, his common sense told him to refuse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful story, beautifully written

    • By Tango on 01-12-13

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes

    • By: Benjamin Schumacher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Schumacher
    • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    The Science of Information: From Language to Black Holes covers the exciting concepts, history, and applications of information theory in 24 challenging and eye-opening half-hour lectures taught by Professor Benjamin Schumacher of Kenyon College....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Almost perfect. Broad scope with good depth.

    • By James S. on 01-02-19

    Regular price: $34.95

    • 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 27,015
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24,193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,983

    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

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