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    • Sapiens

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,898
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      5 out of 5 stars 5,124
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      5 out of 5 stars 5,096

    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

    • 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 4,353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,879
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,852

    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

    • 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 888
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      5 out of 5 stars 779

    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
    • amazing book. loved it. so mush fresh information.

    • By Paul Kuhnast on 15-03-2018

    Non-member price: $34.34

    • I Will Teach You to Be Rich

    • No Guilt. No Excuses. No B.S. Just a 6-Week Program That Works (Second Edition)
    • By: Ramit Sethi
    • Narrated by: Ramit Sethi
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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    Buy as many lattes as you want. Spend extravagantly on the things you love. Live your rich life instead of tracking every last expense with Ramit Sethi’s simple, powerful, and effective six-week program for gaining control over your finances. This isn’t typical advice from a money expert. In this completely updated second edition, Ramit teaches you how to choose long-term investments and the right bank accounts. With his characteristic no-BS perspective, he shows how to squeeze every hidden benefit out of your credit cards.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Real advice

    • By Amit Bhardwaj on 05-06-2019

    Non-member price: $48.69

    • Bad Blood

    • By: John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 933
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      5 out of 5 stars 828
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      5 out of 5 stars 828

    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
    • I wanted to stay home from work just to listen!

    • By Jen on 07-10-2018

    Non-member price: $33.43

    • 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 631
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 545
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 544

    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

    • 33 Strategies of War

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Donald Coren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 68
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    33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Aaron on 05-07-2016

    Non-member price: $35.87

    • 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 1,346
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,200
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

    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 1,346 ratings

    Non-member price: $27.99

    • 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 577
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 528
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    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 577 ratings

    Non-member price: $38.24

    • 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 302
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    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...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books you could ever read.

    • By Chenin Bell on 31-07-2018

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • 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 2,363
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,071
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,060

    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

    • This Is Going to Hurt

    • Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    • By: Adam Kay
    • Narrated by: Adam Kay
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 508
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      5 out of 5 stars 475
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      5 out of 5 stars 474

    Welcome to the life of a junior doctor: 97-hour weeks, life and death decisions, a constant tsunami of bodily fluids, and the hospital parking meter earns more than you. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line. Hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking, this diary is everything you wanted to know - and more than a few things you didn't - about life on and off the hospital ward.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the prudish but well written/read

    • By Carron on 11-08-2018

    Non-member price: $26.53

    • 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 1,752
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,567

    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 Whole Brain Child

    • 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind
    • By: Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
    • Narrated by: Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Your toddler throws a tantrum in the middle of a store. Your preschooler refuses to get dressed. Your 11-year-old sulks on the bench instead of playing on the field. Do children conspire to make their parents’ lives endlessly challenging? No - it’s just their developing brains calling the shots. In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel - neuropsychiatrist and author of the best-selling Mindsight - and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson demystify the meltdowns and aggravation, explaining the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant

    • By Anonymous User on 21-06-2019

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You

    • By: Peter M. Vishton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Vishton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
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    The brain is an astounding organ, and today neuroscientists have more insights than ever about how it works - as well as strategies for helping us live better every day. These 24 practical lectures give you a wealth of useful strategies for improving your well-being. By presenting evidence-based "hacks" for your brain, Professor Vishton empowers you to take charge of your life and perform better all around.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By Jon on 25-01-2017

    Non-member price: $51.19

    • 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 739
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      5 out of 5 stars 634
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      5 out of 5 stars 630

    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

    • Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered

    • The Definitive How-To Guide
    • By: Georgia Hardstark, Karen Kilgariff
    • Narrated by: Georgia Hardstark, Karen Kilgariff
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 190
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      5 out of 5 stars 176
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      5 out of 5 stars 176

    In Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered, Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark open up about their lives more intimately than ever in their confessionally honest and hilarious debut audiobook, titled after their podcast sign-off. Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Karen and Georgia irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two of the most followed voices in the podcasting world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More than I expected

    • By Erin Brealey on 19-06-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • 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 888
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 802
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 796

    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 888 ratings

    Non-member price: $29.65

    • I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    • One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
    • By: Michelle McNamara
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn - introduction, Patton Oswalt - afterword
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 219
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    For more than 10 years, a mysterious and violent predator committed 50 sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated 10 sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area. Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist who created the popular website True Crime Diary, was determined to find the violent psychopath she called the Golden State Killer. Michelle pored over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Was ok - Too much autobiography - Not enough case

    • By Hamish on 19-01-2019

    Non-member price: $22.95

    • The Hidden Power of F*cking Up

    • By: The Try Guys
    • Narrated by: The Try Guys
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 10

    To be our best selves, we must become secure in our insecurities. In The Hidden Power of F*cking Up, The Try Guys - Keith, Ned, Zach and Eugene - reveal their philosophy of trying: how to fully embrace fear, foolishness, and embarrassment in an effort to understand how we all get paralyzed by a fear of failure. They'll share how four shy, nerdy kids have dealt with their most poignant life struggles by attacking them head-on and reveal their - ahem - sure-fail strategies for achieving success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book and Love the open stories of your lives

    • By Anonymous User on 23-06-2019

    Non-member price: $15.63

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