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    • Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
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    Plenty of experts argue that anyone who wants to develop a skill, play an instrument, or lead their field should start early, focus intensely, and rack up as many hours of deliberate practice as possible. But a closer look at research on the world’s top performers, from professional athletes to Nobel laureates, shows that early specialization is the exception, not the rule. David Epstein examined the world’s most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters, and scientists. He discovered that in most fields generalists, not specialists, are primed to excel.

    • 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
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    Regular price: $28.00

    • High Achiever

    • The Incredible True Story of One Addict's Double Life
    • By: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Jenkins
    • Length: 14 hrs
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    Beloved for her complete authenticity, raw honesty, and lovable humor, Tiffany Jenkins is the human voice of the opioid epidemic. This is her gripping true story. Raw and juicy, compulsively listenable, and ultimately inspirational, the memoir opens in the Florida women's prison where Tiffany was incarcerated for 180 days. The memoir flashes back in time to the events that led to Tiffany's imprisonment (during the time of her active addiction, Tiffany was dating and living with a cop), and moves forward to her eventual sobriety. 

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Dictionary of Body Language

    • A Field Guide to Human Behavior
    • By: Joe Navarro
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
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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

    • Super Thinking

    • The Big Book of Mental Models
    • By: Gabriel Weinberg, Lauren McCann
    • Narrated by: René Ruiz
    • Length: 8 hrs
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    The world's greatest problem-solvers, forecasters, and decision-makers all rely on a set of frameworks and shortcuts that help them cut through complexity and separate good ideas from bad ones. They're called mental models, and you can find them in dense textbooks on psychology, physics, economics, and more. Or, you can just listen to Super Thinking, a fun, illustrated guide to every mental model you could possibly need.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Body

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs
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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.

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Release date: 10-15-19
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    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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    Quantum mechanics underlies all of modern physics, but major gaps in the theory have been ignored since 1927. Science popularizers keep telling us how weird it is, how contradictory, how impossible it is to understand. Academics discourage students from working on the "dead end" of quantum foundations. Putting his professional reputation on the line, Carroll says that crisis can now come to an end. We just have to accept that there is more than one of us in the universe. There are many, many Sean Carrolls. Many of every one of us.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • How To

    • Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems
    • By: Randall Munroe
    • Length: 8 hrs
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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 bad 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
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Release date: 09-03-19
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    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Lives of Bees

    • The Untold Story of the Honey Bee in the Wild
    • By: Thomas D. Seeley
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
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    Humans have kept honey bees in hives for millennia, yet only in recent decades have biologists begun to investigate how these industrious insects live in the wild. The Lives of Bees is Thomas Seeley’s captivating story of what scientists are learning about the behavior, social life, and survival strategies of honey bees living outside the beekeeper’s hive - and how wild honey bees may hold the key to reversing the alarming die-off of the planet’s managed honey bee populations.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Cult of the Dead Cow

    • How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World
    • By: Joseph Menn
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
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    Cult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, most respected, and most famous American hacking group of all time. Though until now it has remained mostly anonymous, its members invented the concept of hacktivism. Today, the group and its followers are battling electoral misinformation, making personal data safer, and battling to keep technology a force for good instead of for surveillance and oppression. Cult of the Dead Cow shows how governments, corporations, and criminals came to hold immense power over individuals and how we can fight back against them.

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Universe Speaks in Numbers

    • How Modern Math Reveals Nature's Deepest Secrets
    • By: Graham Farmelo
    • Narrated by: Hugh Kermode
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
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    One of the great insights of science is that the universe has an underlying order. The supreme goal of physicists is to understand this order through laws that describe the behavior of the most basic particles and the forces between them. For centuries, we have searched for these laws by studying the results of experiments. Since the 1970s, however, experiments at the world's most powerful atom-smashers have offered few new clues. So some of the world's leading physicists have looked to a different source of insight: modern mathematics.

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Cosmos: Possible Worlds

    • By: Ann Druyan, Neil deGrasse Tyson - foreword
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
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    Ann Druyan takes listeners on an extraordinary journey through the vast and unexplored realms of Earth and space, past and future, fact and imagination. In coordination with the debut of the second TV season of National Geographic's Cosmos, the book travels through more than 14 billion years of cosmic evolution and into an astonishing future, helping us solve enduring mysteries of our origins and dream of an unimaginable time ahead.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook

    • The Essential Guide to Ayahuasca Journeying
    • By: Chris Kilham
    • Narrated by: Steve Wojtas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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    Chris Kilham (Fox News' "Medicine Hunter") has worked closely with South American shamans for two decades and has sat in ayahuasca ceremonies with at least 20 different shamans. Through his "Ayahuasca Test Pilots" program, Kilham has brought numerous people to the Amazon to engage in ceremonies with maestro ayahuasceros. Clear, concise, straightforward, and well informed, The Ayahuasca Test Pilots Handbook is an indispensable guide for anyone curious about this unusual plant medicine. 

    Regular price: $34.93

    • Reviving Ophelia 25th Anniversary Edition

    • Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls
    • By: Mary Pipher, Sara Gilliam
    • Narrated by: Maggi-Meg Reed
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
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    In 1994, Reviving Ophelia was published, and it shone a much-needed spotlight on the problems faced by adolescent girls. The approach Pipher and Gilliam take in this new edition is just what it was in the original: a timely, listenable combination of insightful research and real-world examples that illuminate the challenges young women face and the ways to address them. This updated Reviving Ophelia looks at 21st century adolescent girls through fresh eyes, with insights and ideas that will help new generations of listeners.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • 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

    • Own the A.I. Revolution

    • Unlock Your Artificial Intelligence Strategy to Disrupt Your Competition
    • By: Neil Sahota, Michael Ashley
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is on the verge of disrupting every domain of human existence. What does that mean for your business? Everything. Building on the power of AI is the factor that will determine success or failure in the very near future - and this in-depth guide from the man who designed the AI system that famously won Jeopardy provides everything you need to be a leader in this revolution. Own the A.I. Revolution provides a future-forward look at AI - how it will look in the coming years, the countless business opportunities it will offer, the risks....

    Regular price: $21.00

    • On Fire

    • The Case for the Green New Deal
    • By: Naomi Klein
    • Length: 7 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.  

    • The Case for the Green New Deal
    • By: Naomi Klein
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Release date: 09-17-19
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    Regular price: $17.00

    • The War for Kindness

    • Building Empathy in a Fractured World
    • By: Jamil Zaki
    • Narrated by: Jamil Zaki
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    Empathy is in short supply. Isolation and tribalism are rampant. We struggle to understand people who aren’t like us, but find it easy to hate them. Studies show that we are less caring than we were even 30 years ago. In 2006, Barack Obama said that the United States is suffering from an “empathy deficit.” Since then, things only seem to have gotten worse. It doesn’t have to be this way. In this groundbreaking book, Jamil Zaki shares cutting-edge research, including experiments from his own lab, showing that empathy is a skill that can be strengthened through effort.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • CBD

    • A Patient's Guide to Medicinal Cannabis - Healing without the High
    • By: Leonard Leinow, Juliana Birnbaum, Michael H. Moskowitz
    • Narrated by: TBA
    • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
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    This practical, accessible guide to using CBD-dominant cannabis contains a wealth of information for both first-time explorers and experienced patients who want to know more about safely treating a number of health conditions with remarkable results and low to no psychoactivity or negative side effects. This book offers guidance on various forms of the medicine such as oil infusions, alcohol-based tinctures, capsules, and CO2 concentrated extracts. The information is organized by health condition and recommended CBD-rich strains, which do not produce the "highs" associated with THC.

    Regular price: $34.93

    • The Second Brain

    • A Groundbreaking New Understanding of Nervous Disorders of the Stomach and Intestine
    • By: Michael Gershon
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
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    Dr. Michael Gershon has devoted his career to understanding the human bowel (the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, and colon). His 30 years of research have led to an extraordinary rediscovery: nerve cells in the gut that act as a brain. This "second brain" can control our gut all by itself. Our two brains - the one in our head and the one in our bowel - must cooperate. If they do not, then there is chaos in the gut and misery in the head - everything from "butterflies" to cramps, from diarrhea to constipation.

    Regular price: $34.22

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    • How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    In this landmark audiobook, David Epstein shows that the way to excel is by sampling widely, gaining a breadth of experiences, taking detours, experimenting relentlessly, juggling many interests - in other words, by developing range. Studying the world’s most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors and scientists, Epstein discovered that in most fields - especially those that are complex and unpredictable - generalists, not specialists, are primed to excel. They are also more creative, more agile and able to make connections their more specialized peers can’t see. 

    • How Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    • By: David Epstein
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Release date: 06-27-19
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    Regular price: $13.08

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