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  • Tomorrowland

  • Our Journey From Science Fiction to Science Fact
  • By: Steven Kotler
  • Narrated by: Tom Parks
  • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 291
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 253
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 253

New York Times, Wired, Atlantic Monthly, Discover bestselling author Steven Kotler has written extensively about those pivotal moments when science fiction became science fact...and fundamentally reshaped the world. Now he gathers the best of his best, updated and expanded upon, to guide listeners on a mind-bending tour of the far frontier, and how these advances are radically transforming our lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting but not what I expected

  • By Olya on 05-24-15

Well written, but lacking in evidence

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-19-16

The author has done a decent job crafting his words, and the narrator a good job at delivering them, but unfortunately this book is rather lacking in content. Most of the book is spent bringing up potential technologies, and then, without any sort of evidence of performance, the author repeatedly imposes science fiction upon what is meant to be science fact. Disappointing, unfortunately not the book described In the summary.

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  • Fahrenheit 451

  • By: Ray Bradbury
  • Narrated by: Tim Robbins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,946
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,632
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,618

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television "family."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wish I Hadn't Cliff Noted This in High School

  • By Joel on 03-27-17

Fantastic book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-19-16

Truly awesome book, amazing delivery. Highly recommend, really makes you think twice about the world