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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: 9 hrs
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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 Game of Desire

    • 5 Surprising Secrets to Dating with Dominance - and Getting What You Want
    • By: Shannon Boodram
    • Narrated by: Shannon Boodram
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
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    For younger generations, dating is a complicated mystery. Apps like Tinder and Bumble are supposed to foster connection but instead serve as a reminder of how painfully single we are. Certified sexologist and intimacy coach Shan Boodram - the most sought-after sex educator on the internet - is about to change all that. In this essential how-to guide, she addresses the realities of life today - when the rules of love and attraction are fluid - and teaches a group of young women how to become master daters in just 60 days.

    Regular price: $27.37

    • The Body

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • 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.

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Release date: 10-15-19
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    Regular price: $31.50

    • 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 Dictionary of Body Language

    • A Field Guide to Human Behavior
    • By: Joe Navarro
    • Narrated by: Dave Clark
    • 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

    • 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

    • Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient

    • Reflections on Healing and Regeneration
    • By: Norman Cousins
    • Narrated by: Mikael Naramore
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    A political journalist and activist, Cousins was also a professor of medical humanities at UCLA, where he studied the biochemistry of human emotions and their relationship to healing. When Cousins was hospitalized with a debilitating collagen illness, he decided to take his health into his own hands. Cousins and his doctor combated the disease together by creating a regimen of laughter and vitamin C specifically calibrated to his needs. Against all odds, the treatment worked, proving to Cousins that a positive attitude was key to his improvement. 

    Regular price: $19.99

    • American Buffalo

    • In Search of a Lost Icon
    • By: Steven Rinella
    • Narrated by: Steven Rinella
    • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
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    Both a captivating narrative and a book of environmental and historical significance, American Buffalo tells us as much about ourselves as Americans as it does about the creature who perhaps best of all embodies the American ethos. 

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 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

    • The Intelligence Trap

    • Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes
    • By: David Robson
    • Narrated by: Simon Slater
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
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    Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else - they may be even more susceptible to them. This is the "intelligence trap", the subject of David Robson's fascinating and provocative book. The Intelligence Trap explores cutting-edge ideas in our understanding of intelligence and expertise, including "strategic ignorance", "meta-forgetfulness", and "functional stupidity."

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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

    • 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

    • Find Your Artistic Voice

    • The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic
    • By: Lisa Congdon
    • Narrated by: Lisa Congdon
    • Length: 4 hrs
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    Best-selling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show listeners how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey. 

    Regular price: $26.19

    • 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

    • The Song of the Dodo

    • Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinctions
    • By: David Quammen
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 27 hrs
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    David Quammen's book, The Song of the Dodo, is a brilliant, stirring work, breathtaking in its scope, far-reaching in its message - a crucial book in precarious times, which radically alters the way in which we understand the natural world and our place in that world. It's also a book full of entertainment and wonders. In The Song of the Dodo, we follow Quammen's keen intellect through the ideas, theories, and experiments of prominent naturalists of the last two centuries.  

    Regular price: $33.07

    • Space: The 10 Things You Should Know

    • By: Rebecca Smethurst
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Smethurst
    • Length: 5 hrs
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    Written by Oxford astrophysicist Dr Becky Smethurst and composed of ten captivating, simple essays, it guides you swiftly through the galaxies, explaining the mysteries of black holes, dark matter and what existed before the Big Bang, presenting the evidence as to whether we really are alone, illuminating what we still don't know, and much more besides. If you have big questions about Space, this book will provide you with the answers in an engaging and succinct way.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Savage Messiah

    • How Dr. Jordan Peterson Is Saving Western Civilization
    • By: Jim Proser
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
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    Until May of 2017, Dr. Jordan Peterson was an obscure psychology professor at the University of Toronto. He was well-liked by his students for his insights, particularly on how free speech was essential to finding life-saving personal meaning in a frequently nihilistic and malevolent world. He had no idea of the firestorm that was about to engulf him, which would change his life forever.

    • How Dr. Jordan Peterson Is Saving Western Civilization
    • By: Jim Proser
    • Narrated by: TBD
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 01-21-20
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    Regular price: $25.51

    • The Body

    • A Guide for Occupants
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: Not Yet Known
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    In the best-selling, prize-winning A Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson achieved the seemingly impossible by making the science of our world both understandable and entertaining to millions of people around the globe. Now he turns his attention inwards to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself. Full of extraordinary facts and astonishing stories The Body: A Guide for Occupants is a brilliant, often very funny attempt to understand the miracle of our physical and neurological make up.

    Regular price: $20.72

    • I'm Telling the Truth, but I'm Lying

    • Essays
    • By: Bassey Ikpi
    • Narrated by: Bassey Ikpi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
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    A deeply personal collection of essays exploring Nigerian American author Bassey Ikpi’s experiences navigating bipolar II and anxiety throughout the course of her life. 

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Raising a Screen-Smart Kid

    • Embrace the Good and Avoid the Bad in the Digital Age
    • By: Julianna Miner
    • Narrated by: Julianna Miner
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
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    Most kids get their first smartphone at the same time that they're experiencing major developmental changes. Making mistakes has always been a part of growing up, but how do parents help their kids navigate childhood and adolescence at a time when social media has the potential to magnify the consequences of those mistakes? Rather than spend all their time worrying about the worst-case scenario, listeners get a bigger-picture understanding of their kids' digital landscape.

    Regular price: $24.50

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