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  • 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 16,701
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 14,851
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14,729

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times best seller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally 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

Never been disappointed with Harari

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

Reviewed: 04-02-19

This book provides a lot to consider. I think the author does a phenomenal job at storytelling in a meaningful way. The narrator did a great job as well. Read this book and I'd be surprised if you don't get something from it.

  • American Sketches

  • Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, and Heroes of a Hurricane
  • By: Walter Isaacson
  • Narrated by: Cotter Smith
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 132

In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other interesting characters he has chronicled as a biographer and journalist. The people he writes about have an awesome intelligence, in most cases, but that is not the secret of their success.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable and Insightful - Get it

  • By Gerardo A Dada on 09-02-13

Repetitive

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

Reviewed: 09-13-18

There is a respectable narrative and interesting story in this book, but there are repeat phrases and ideas throughout it. And not similar phrases mind you, but literal cut and paste facts on people and their impacts already stated earlier in the work.