Categories

Non-fiction

35,238 results
Sort by
    • 12 Rules for Life

    • An Antidote to Chaos
    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,281
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,257

    What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Read

    • By Christopher on 21-01-2018

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • Sapiens

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,113
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,446
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,426

    Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought-provoking

    • By Anonymous User on 30-08-2017

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • Any Ordinary Day

    • Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life
    • By: Leigh Sales
    • Narrated by: Leigh Sales
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 926
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 827
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 820

    As a journalist, Leigh Sales often encounters people experiencing the worst moments of their lives in the full glare of the media. But one particular string of bad news stories - and a terrifying brush with her own mortality - sent her looking for answers about how vulnerable each of us is to a life-changing event. What are our chances of actually experiencing one? What do we fear most and why? And when the worst does happen, what comes next? In this wise and layered audiobook, Leigh talks intimately with people who've faced the unimaginable, from terrorism to natural disaster to simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Mrs. J. C. Bodnarchuk on 06-10-2018
    • Blindsides, Resilience and What Happens After the Worst Day of Your Life
    • By: Leigh Sales
    • Narrated by: Leigh Sales
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 01-10-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 926 ratings

    Non-member price: $27.99

    • Lost Connections

    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 660
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 597
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 592

    From the New York Times best-selling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety. What really causes depression and anxiety - and how can we really solve them?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic concepts

    • By Anonymous User on 19-02-2018
    • Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression - and the Unexpected Solutions
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 23-01-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 660 ratings

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Why We Sleep

    • The New Science of Sleep and Dreams
    • By: Matthew Walker
    • Narrated by: John Sackville
    • Length: 13 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 605
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 538
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 532

    Why can some birds sleep with only half of their brain? What really happens during REM sleep? Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime? Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, health and longevity. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep or what good it serves or why we suffer such devastating health consequences when it is absent. In this book, neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker charts 20 years of cutting-edge research.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you value your own health, listen to this book.

    • By Anonymous User on 15-01-2018

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    • By: Daniel Kahneman
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 485

    Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology challenging the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of the world's most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound impact on many fields - including business, medicine, and politics - but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research in one book.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen but good content so far.

    • By Diego on 04-05-2016

    Non-member price: $40.60

    • The Right Side of History

    • How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great
    • By: Ben Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Ben Shapiro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times best-selling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent over view of the important philosophies of the West

    • By Andy P on 23-03-2019

    Non-member price: $33.37

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,066
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,817
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,808

    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a powerful book by a truly insightful author.

    • By Daniel Rimmer on 27-10-2018

    Non-member price: $44.95

    • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,647
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,479
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,472

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry, and particle physics, and aims to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. In the company of some extraordinary scientists, Bill Bryson reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected but brilliant!

    • By Michael on 27-11-2015

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • The Hidden Life of Trees

    • What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries From a Secret World
    • By: Peter Wohlleben
    • Narrated by: Mike Grady
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162

    A forester's fascinating stories backed by the latest scientific research illustrate how trees nurture and talk to each other. Are trees social beings? In this international best seller - which has sold more than 320,000 copies in Germany alone - forester and author Peter Wohlleben convincingly makes the case that, yes, the forest is a social network. He draws on groundbreaking scientific discoveries to describe how trees are like human families.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You'll never look at trees the same!

    • By K1W1Jax on 26-01-2019

    Non-member price: $54.63

    • Becoming Supernatural: How Common People Are Doing the Uncommon

    • By: Dr. Joe Dispenza
    • Narrated by: Adam Boyce
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 166

    Becoming Supernatural marries the some of the most profound scientific information with ancient wisdom to show how people like you and me can experience a more mystical life. Listeners will learn that we are quite literally supernatural by nature if given the proper knowledge and instruction, and when we learn how to apply that information through various meditations we should experience a greater expression of our creative abilities...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • You cant listen to this if your on the go

    • By Anonymous User on 22-11-2018

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 204

    Robert Greene is a master guide for millions, distilling ancient wisdom and philosophy into essential texts for seekers of power, understanding and mastery. Now he turns to the most important subject of all - understanding people's drives and motivations, even when they are unconscious of them themselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • highly recommended. Greene's best work so far

    • By Ed on 10-11-2018

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Mindset - Updated Edition

    • Changing the Way You Think to Fulfil Your Potential
    • By: Dr Carol Dweck
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea - the power of our mindset. Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success - but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self-esteem and lead to accomplishment but may actually jeopardise success. 

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Microbiome Solution

    • A Radical New Way to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out
    • By: Robynne Chutkan
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Vuletic
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    The author of Gutbliss and one of today's preeminent gastroenterologists distils the latest research on the microbiome into a practical program for boosting overall health. The microbiome - the collective name for the trillions of bacteria that live in our gut - is today's hottest medical topic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The guts of it

    • By Watzzupsport on 07-03-2016

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • A New Earth

    • Awakening Your Life's Purpose
    • By: Eckhart Tolle
    • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 639
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 545
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 543

    Humanity now, perhaps more than in any previous time, has an opportunity to create a new, saner, more loving world. This will involve a radical inner leap from the current egoic consciousness to an entirely new one. In illuminating the nature of this shift in consciousness, Tolle describes in detail how our current ego-based state of consciousness operates. Then gently, and in very practical terms, he leads us into this new consciousness. We will come to experience who we truly are and learn to live and breathe freely.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clarifies the journey

    • By Deb Field on 18-07-2016

    Non-member price: $35.89

    • The Last Days of August

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 141

    In December 2017 the famous porn star August Ames committed suicide in a park in the Conejo Valley. It happened a day after she’d been the victim of a pile-on, via Twitter, by fellow porn professionals - punishment for her tweeting something deemed homophobic. A month later, August’s husband, Kevin, connected with Jon Ronson to tell the story of how Twitter bullying killed his wife. What neither Kevin nor Ronson realized was that Ronson would soon hear rumors and secrets hinting at a very different story - something mysterious and unexpected and terrible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent

    • By Donna on 15-02-2019

    Non-member price: $11.08

    • The Art of Creative Thinking

    • By: Rod Judkins
    • Narrated by: Phil Fox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    The secrets of creative thinking by a lecturer at the world famous St. Martin's College of Art who has spent a lifetime researching innovative thinkers. A scuba-diving company faces bankruptcy because sharks have infested the area. Solution? Open the world's first extreme diving school. The Art of Creative Thinking reveals how we can transform ourselves, our businesses, and our society through a deeper understanding of human creativity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Out of the box

    • By Jane on 15-06-2016

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • Dark Emu

    • Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?
    • By: Bruce Pascoe
    • Narrated by: Bruce Pascoe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 388

    Dark Emu argues for a reconsideration of the 'hunter-gatherer' tag for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians and attempts to rebut the colonial myths that have worked to justify dispossession. Accomplished author Bruce Pascoe provides compelling evidence from the diaries of early explorers that suggests that systems of food production and land management have been understated in modern retellings of Aboriginal history, and that a new look at Australia's past is required.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • paradigm shifting

    • By Alistair on 29-03-2017
    • Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?
    • By: Bruce Pascoe
    • Narrated by: Bruce Pascoe
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 10-01-2017
    • 5 out of 5 stars 429 ratings

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • Bad Blood

    • By: John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 607
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 540

    The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of a multibillion-dollar start-up, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end. In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose start-up ‘unicorn’ promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood tests significantly faster and easier. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating - unbelievable that this is a true story

    • By Glenn Gillan on 29-06-2018

    Non-member price: $33.43

    • Digital Minimalism

    • On Living Better with Less Technology
    • By: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 50

    In this timely and enlightening audiobook, Cal Newport introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives. Digital minimalists are all around us. They're the calm, happy people who can hold long conversations without furtive glances at their phones. They can have fun with friends and family and eat out at restaurants without the obsessive urge to document the experience...Now, Newport gives us a name for this quiet movement and makes a case for its urgency in our tech-saturated world.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Dylan on 11-03-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38

Show titles per page
  • 1
  • 2
  • ...
  • 1,762