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Science & Technology

Top 100
    • A Grown-Up Guide to Dinosaurs

    • An Audible Original
    • By: Ben Garrod
    • Narrated by: Ben Garrod
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,627
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,318
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,308

    Most children go through a dinosaur phase. Learning all the tongue-twisting names, picking favourites based on ferocity, armour, or sheer size. For many kids this love of ‘terrible lizards’ fizzles out at some point between starting and leaving primary school....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • strong performance, misleading title

    • By MT on 07-05-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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 47,041
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42,368
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42,007

    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

    • 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 6,306
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,794
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,759

    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

    • 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 26,013
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,958
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22,805

    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

    • 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 55,432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,974
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47,724

    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 12,461
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,593
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,502

    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

    • Talking to Strangers

    • What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and number one best-selling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and David and Goliath offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers - and why they often go wrong....

    Regular price: $30.79

    • 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 723
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 673
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 672

    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

    • 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 848
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 728

    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 848 ratings

    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 10,696
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,619
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,541

    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 10,696 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Midnight in Chernobyl

    • By: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,290
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,078

    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

    • 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 4,710
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,124
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,107

    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

    • 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 6,812
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,980
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5,890

    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

    • 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 27,422
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24,554
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,343

    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

    • Man's Search for Meaning

    • By: Viktor E. Frankl
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 4 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,651
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,562
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,559

    Internationally renowned psychiatrist, Viktor E. Frankl, endured years of unspeakable horror in Nazi death camps....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read This if You're Very Sick and/or Thinking About Ending Your Life

    • By Derek on 07-21-15

    Regular price: $13.97

    • 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 4,690
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,157
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,105

    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
    • I recommend this to EVERYONE

    • By Emma Bennett on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • 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 784
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 676
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 663

    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....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • 😫THIS NARRATOR IS UNBEARABLE 😫

    • By The non-critic on 03-29-19

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Influence

    • The Psychology of Persuasion
    • By: Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: George Newbern
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,675
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,597
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,538

    Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say yes - and how to apply these understandings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eye Opening

    • By ProudPapa34 on 01-08-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Who's in Charge?

    • Free Will and the Science of the Brain
    • By: Michael S. Gazzaniga
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 660
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 563
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 564

    The father of cognitive neuroscience and author of Human offers a provocative argument against the common belief that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Use Your Credit On "Who's In Charge"

    • By Dan on 04-03-12

    Regular price: $25.86

    • 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 16,785
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14,929
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,806

    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

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