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    • 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
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    How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true? Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Body

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body - how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you in particular.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • How To

    • Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
    • By: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, excessive, and inadvisable that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole.

    • Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
    • By: Randall Munroe
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 09-03-19
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    Regular price: $24.50

    • A Liberated Mind

    • How to Pivot Toward What Matters
    • By: Steven C. Hayes
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Steven C. Hayes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 19 mins
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    In this landmark audiobook, the originator and pioneering researcher into Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) lays out the psychological flexibility skills that make it one of the most powerful approaches research has yet to offer. These skills have been shown to help even where other approaches have failed. Science shows that they are useful in virtually every area - mental health, physical health, social processes, and performance.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Something Deeply Hidden

    • Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
    • By: Sean Carroll
    • Narrated by: Sean Carroll
    • Length: 15 hrs
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    Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this world’s most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics. Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up to the essential puzzle of quantum mechanics utterly transforms how we think about space and time. His reconciling of quantum mechanics with Einstein’s theory of relativity changes, well, everything. Most physicists haven’t even recognized the uncomfortable truth: Physics has been in crisis since 1927. 

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Deep History of Ourselves

    • The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains
    • By: Joseph LeDoux
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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    Renowned neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux digs into the natural history of life on earth to provide a new perspective on the similarities between us and our ancestors in deep time. This pause-resisting survey of the whole of terrestrial evolution sheds new light on how nervous systems evolved in animals, how the brain developed, and what it means to be human. In The Deep History of Ourselves, LeDoux argues that the key to understanding human behavior lies in viewing evolution through the prism of the first living organisms.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • End Times

    • A Brief Guide to the End of the World
    • By: Bryan Walsh
    • Narrated by: Bryan Walsh, Corey Carthew
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
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    In End Times, Walsh examines threats that emerge from nature and those of our own making: asteroids, supervolcanoes, nuclear war, climate change, disease pandemics, biotechnology, artificial intelligence, and extraterrestrial intelligence. Walsh details the true probability of these world-ending catastrophes, the impact on our lives were they to happen, and the best strategies for saving ourselves, all pulled from his rigorous and deeply thoughtful reporting and research. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Super Pumped

    • The Battle for Uber
    • By: Mike Isaac
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    A New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic rise and fall of Uber, set against the rapid upheaval in Silicon Valley during the mobile era. Based on hundreds of interviews with current and former Uber employees, along with previously unpublished documents, Super Pumped is a pause-resisting story of ambition and deception, obscene wealth, and bad behavior, that explores how blistering technological and financial innovation culminated in one of the most catastrophic 12-month periods in American corporate history.

    Regular price: $34.95

    • The Vagina Bible

    • The Vulva and the Vagina-Separating the Myth from the Medicine
    • By: Jen Gunter MD
    • Narrated by: Jen Gunter MD
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
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    So many important questions, so much confusing, contradictory misinformation! In this age of click bait, pseudoscience, and celebrity-endorsed products, it's easy to be overwhelmed - whether it's websites or advice from well-meaning friends, uneducated partners, and even healthcare providers. So how do you separate facts from fiction? OB/GYN Jen Gunter, an expert on women's health - and the internet's most popular go-to doc - comes to the rescue with a book that debunks the myths and educates and empowers women. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Pleased to Meet Me

    • Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are
    • By: Bill Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Alex Boyles
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
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    We’re constantly seeking answers to these fundamental human questions, and now, science has the answers. The foods we enjoy, the people we love, the emotions we feel, and the beliefs we hold can all be traced back to our DNA, germs, and environment. This witty, colloquial book is popular science at its best, describing in everyday language how genetics, epigenetics, microbiology, and psychology work together to influence our personality and actions.  

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?

    • Big Questions from Tiny Mortals
    • By: Caitlin Doughty
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Doughty
    • Length: 4 hrs and 29 mins
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    In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, Doughty blends her mortician’s knowledge of the body and the intriguing history behind common misconceptions about corpses to offer factual, hilarious, and candid answers to 35 distinctive questions posed by her youngest fans. In her inimitable voice, Doughty details lore and science of what happens to, and inside, our bodies after we die. Why do corpses groan? What causes bodies to turn colors during decomposition? And why do hair and nails appear longer after death?

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Dictionary of Body Language

    • A Field Guide to Human Behavior
    • By: Joe Navarro
    • Narrated by: Dave Clark
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Listeners will turn to The Dictionary Body Language again and again - a body-language bible for anyone looking to understand what their boss really means, interpret whether a potential romantic partner is interested or not, and learn how to put themselves forward in the most favorable light. 

    Regular price: $18.24

    • Rebooting AI

    • Building Artificial Intelligence We Can Trust
    • By: Gary Marcus, Ernest Davis
    • Narrated by: Kaleo Griffith
    • Length: 7 hrs
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    Two leaders in the field offer a compelling analysis of the current state of the art and reveal the steps we must take to achieve a truly robust artificial intelligence. Taking inspiration from the human mind, professors Gary Marcus and Ernest Davis explain what we need to advance AI to the next level, and suggest that if we are wise along the way, we won't need to worry about a future of machine overlords. Rebooting AI provides a lucid, clear-eyed assessment of the current science and offers an inspiring vision of how a new generation of AI can make our lives better.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Brain Hacks

    • Life-Changing Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning
    • By: Lara Honos-Webb PhD
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Rogers
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
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    Filled with actionable strategies proven to improve focus, increase productivity, and promote well-being, Brain Hacks will help you transform the way you work, live, and feel by tapping into the power of your executive functioning skills. Modern life requires a lot of our brains. We need to stay organized, manage our time wisely, and make important decisions. These essential skills - known as executive functioning - affect every aspect of our lives, from how we function at work and home to how we manage stress.  

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Our Dogs, Ourselves

    • How We Live with Dogs Now
    • By: Alexandra Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Horowitz
    • Length: 8 hrs
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    In Our Dogs, Ourselves, Horowitz examines what’s called the “dog-human bond”: examining all aspects of the complexity of this unique interspecies pairing. From her position as a dog scientist, she uses the science of dogs and dog-human interaction to ground a consideration of the various ways that dogs, as a species, reflect us, and how they reflect (sometimes badly, sometimes well) on us. And she goes beyond the cognitive science to consider the culture, laws, and human dynamics that reveal and restrict this bond between two disparate species. 

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Optimist's Telescope

    • Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age
    • By: Bina Venkataraman
    • Narrated by: Bina Venkataraman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
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    Bina Venkataraman sees the way forward. A former journalist and adviser in the Obama administration, she helped communities and businesses prepare for climate change, and she learned firsthand why people don’t think ahead - and what can be done to change that. In The Optimist’s Telescope, she draws from stories she has reported around the world and new research in biology, psychology, and economics to explain how we can make decisions that benefit us over time. 

    Regular price: $28.00

    • On Fire

    • The Case for the Green New Deal
    • By: Naomi Klein
    • Narrated by: Naomi Klein - introduction, Rebecca Lowman
    • Length: 9 hrs
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    Number one international and New York Times best-selling author Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, makes the case for a Green New Deal - explaining how bold climate action can be a blueprint for a just and thriving society.  

    Regular price: $18.89

    • Apollo 13

    • By: Jim Lovell, Jeffrey Kluger
    • Length: 18 hrs
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Inconspicuous Consumption

    • The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have
    • By: Tatiana Schlossberg
    • Narrated by: Tatiana Schlossberg
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
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    From former New York Times Science writer Tatiana Schlossberg comes Inconspicuous Consumption: The Environmental Impact You Don't Know You Have, a fascinating and unexpectedly entertaining look at the way climate change and environmental pollution are intimately involved in our everyday life - in everything we use, buy, eat, wear, and how we get around - and have consequences that extend far beyond our lives. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Tools and Weapons

    • The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age
    • By: Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne, Bill Gates - foreword
    • Narrated by: Brad Smith, Carol Ann Browne
    • Length: 13 hrs
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    Microsoft president Brad Smith operates by a simple core belief: When your technology changes the world, you bear a responsibility to help address the world you have helped create. This might seem uncontroversial, but it flies in the face of a tech sector long obsessed with rapid growth and sometimes on disruption as an end in itself. While sweeping digital transformation holds great promise, we have reached an inflection point. The world has turned information technology into both a powerful tool and a formidable weapon.

    Regular price: $31.50

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