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    • The Secret Life of Dust

    • From the Cosmos to the Kitchen Counter, the Consequences of Little Things
    • By: Hannah Holmes
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Some see dust as dull stuff, useless at best, and sneeze-inducing at worst. But in the hands of writer Hannah Holmes, dust becomes a dazzling and mysterious force. As Holmes says, dust is a messenger, and air is its medium. And by the end of this fascinating journey through The Secret Life of Dust, we cannot help but agree.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Awful Environmentalist Diatribe

    • By Nick on 01-07-11

    Regular price: $17.95

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    • Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
    • By: Hannah Holmes
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 110
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      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating - not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our children, our co-workers, our neighbors. As a highly social species, humans have to navigate among an astonishing variety of personalities. But how did all these different permutations come about?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Annoying style-political spin-Interesting

    • By Lowell Wilson on 01-25-13
    • Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality
    • By: Hannah Holmes
    • Narrated by: Susan Denaker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 02-22-11
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 110 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Well-Dressed Ape

    • A Natural History of Myself
    • By: Hannah Holmes
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 14 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    The Well-Dressed Ape, aka Homo sapiens, is a strange mammal. It thinks of itself as complex, intelligent, and in every way superior to other animals - but is it, really? With wit, humility, and penetrating insight, science journalist Hannah Holmes casts the inquisitive eye of a trained researcher and reporter on...herself. And not just on herself, but on our whole species - what Shakespeare called "the paragon of animals."

    Regular price: $29.99