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    • From Bacteria to Bach and Back

    • The Evolution of Minds
    • By: Daniel C. Dennett
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What is human consciousness, and how is it possible? This question fascinates thinking people from poets and painters to physicists, psychologists, and philosophers. From Bacteria to Bach and Back is Daniel C. Dennett's brilliant answer, extending perspectives from his earlier work in surprising directions, exploring the deep interactions of evolution, brains, and human culture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bach at it again

    • By droy on 21-03-2017

    Non-member price: $41.00

    • Healing Developmental Trauma

    • How Early Trauma Affects Self-Regulation, Self-Image, and the Capacity for Relationship
    • By: Laurence Heller, Aline Lapierre
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Explaining that an impaired capacity for connection to self and to others underlies most psychological and many physiological problems, clinicians Laurence Heller, PhD, and Aline LaPierre, PsyD, introduce the NeuroAffective Relational Model™ (NARM), a unified approach to developmental, attachment, and shock trauma that emphasizes working in the present moment. NARM is a somatically based psychotherapy that helps bring into awareness the parts of self that are disorganized and dysfunctional.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A PROFOUND BOOK!

    • By Belinda Bucknell on 07-10-2017

    Non-member price: $41.00

    • U.S.S. Seawolf

    • Submarine Raider of the Pacific
    • By: Gerold Frank, James D. Horan, Joseph Eckberg
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The USS Seawolf was one of the greatest submarine raiders of all time. Having narrowly avoided the attack on Pearl Harbor the Seawolf set out for the seas of the Pacific to wreak havoc on Japanese shipping. Joseph Melvin Eckberg was on the Seawolf from her maiden voyage and remained with her until January 1943. As chief radioman he was instrumental in assisting Captain Frederick Warder to find and destroy enemy targets. From the claustrophobia of being trapped under water and the overwhelming fear of depth charges to the joys of aiding the war-effort and the camaraderie on the ship.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Helping Your Anxious Child

    • A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents
    • By: Ronald M. Rapee PhD, Ann Wignall D.Psych, Susan H. Spence PhD, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Most children are afraid of the dark. Some fear monsters under the bed. But 10 percent of children have excessive fears and worries - phobias, separation anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder - that can hold them back and keep them from fully enjoying childhood. If your child suffers from any of these forms of anxiety, the program in this book offers practical, scientifically proven tools that can help.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent for making anxiety management easy.

    • By Marcus on 25-02-2016

    Non-member price: $38.95

    • What School Could Be

    • Insights and Inspiration from Teachers Across America
    • By: Ted Dintersmith
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Innovation expert Ted Dintersmith took an unprecedented trip across America, visiting all 50 states in a single school year. He originally set out to raise awareness about the urgent need to reimagine education to prepare students for a world marked by innovation, but America's teachers one-upped him. He met teachers in ordinary settings doing extraordinary things. Capturing bold ideas from teachers and classrooms across America, What School Could Be provides a realistic, and profoundly optimistic, roadmap for creating cultures of innovation and real learning in all our schools.

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • Speaker, Leader, Champion

    • Succeed at Work Through the Power of Public Speaking
    • By: Jeremey Donovan, Ryan Avery
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The secrets of superb public speaking - based on the best of the best of Toastmasters. Toastmasters, a name synonymous with public speaking, is dedicated to developing its members’ communication and leadership skills. Now Distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break down the winning speeches from Toastmasters’ prestigious annual competition - providing you with tips and techniques guaranteed to improve your speaking, presentation, and communication skills.

    Non-member price: $28.44

    • One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs

    • Live Your Dreams and Create Your Own Profitable Company
    • By: Stephen Key
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    How many times have you seen a product and thought, "I know how to make that better?" Or not seen a product and thought, "How is it that no one has invented this yet?" And when haven’t you thought, "I need to be my own boss?" You’re thinking the right things. Now, the next step is to take action - and that’s exactly what One Simple Idea for Startups and Entrepreneurs is all about.

    Non-member price: $26.66

    • The Wayfinders

    • Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
    • By: Wade Davis
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every culture is a unique answer to a fundamental question: What does it mean to be human and alive? In The Wayfinders, renowned anthropologist, winner of the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Wade Davis leads us on a thrilling journey to celebrate the wisdom of the world's indigenous cultures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If I could give six stars...

    • By Andrew on 17-03-2019
    • Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
    • By: Wade Davis
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 08-08-2017
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Non-member price: $33.50

    • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    • How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World
    • By: David W. Anthony
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 18 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? The Horse, the Wheel, and Language solves a puzzle that has vexed scholars for two centuries and recovers a magnificent and influential civilization from the past. 

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • Tin Cans and Greyhounds

    • The Destroyers That Won Two World Wars
    • By: Clint Johnson
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Tin Cans and Greyhounds, author Clint Johnson brings listeners inside the quarter-inch hulls of destroyers to meet the men who manned the ships' five-inch guns and fought America's wars from inside a "tin can" - risking death by cannon shell, shrapnel, bomb, fire, drowning, exposure, and sharks. 

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Dirty Blvd.

    • The Life and Music of Lou Reed
    • By: Aidan Levy
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book not only covers the highlights of Lou Reed's career but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key literary influences, the impact of Judaism upon his work, and his engagement with the LGBT movement.

    • The Life and Music of Lou Reed
    • By: Aidan Levy
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 01-10-2015
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Non-member price: $40.61

    • The Gulf

    • The Making of an American Sea
    • By: Jack E. Davis
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 20 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented itself as America's sea - bound by geography, culture, and tradition to the national experience - and yet, there has never been a comprehensive history of the Gulf until now. And so, in this rich and original work that explores the Gulf through our human connection with the sea, environmental historian Jack E. Davis finally places this exceptional region into the American mythos in a sweeping history that extends from the Pleistocene age to the 21st century. 

    Non-member price: $34.12

    • Simply Electrifying

    • The Technology That Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk
    • By: Craig R. Roach
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Simply Electrifying: The Technology That Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk brings to life the 250-year history of electricity through the stories of the men and women who used it to transform our world: Benjamin Franklin, James Watt, Michael Faraday, Samuel F.B. Morse, Thomas Edison, Samuel Insull, Albert Einstein, Rachel Carson, Elon Musk, and more. In the process, it reveals for the first time the complete, thrilling, and often dangerous story of electricity's historic discovery, development, and worldwide application.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By David Alley on 09-12-2017
    • The Technology That Transformed the World, from Benjamin Franklin to Elon Musk
    • By: Craig R. Roach
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 15-08-2017
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • Friend and Foe

    • When to Cooperate, When to Compete, and How to Succeed at Both
    • By: Adam D. Galinsky, Maurice E. Schweitzer
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    In Friend and Foe, researchers Galinsky and Schweitzer explain why this debate misses the mark. Rather than being hardwired to compete or cooperate, humans have evolved to do both. It is only by learning how to strike the right balance between these two forces that we can improve our long-term relationships and get more of what we want.

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Six Days of Impossible

    • Navy SEAL Hell Week - A Doctor Looks Back
    • By: Robert Adams
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Six days in hell define every SEAL that moves past the point of no return in their minds. Robert Adams, MD, brings the experiences of his classmates into view with real, difficult to believe experiences, described in frightening detail by the men that lived through the frigid cold, filthy muddy days, and body-destroying events of a winter Hell Week. Eleven of 70 men went on to graduate and serve over 40 years in almost every SEAL or UDT team with honor. Listen to their real-time story, and learn why these 11 men succeeded when so many others failed.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • War in the South Pacific

    • Out in the Boondocks, U.S. Marines Tell Their Stories
    • By: James D. Horan, Gerold Frank
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here, in heart-stopping human detail, are 21 personal accounts told by the men themselves. They are the stories of men who lived in hell and lived to tell of it. The battles of Gavutu-Tanambogo, Tulagi, Tenaru, Matanikau, and Guadalcanal are all covered through these accounts, which take the listener right to the epicenter of the Pacific conflict.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Hank

    • The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams
    • By: Mark Ribowsky
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After he died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of 29, Hank Williams - a frail, flawed man who had become country music's first real star - instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr. Having hit the heights with simple songs of despair, depression, and tainted love, he would, with that outlaw swagger, become in death a template for the rock generation to follow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Worthwhile

    • By Stephen on 21-10-2018
    • The Short Life and Long Country Road of Hank Williams
    • By: Mark Ribowsky
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 22-11-2016
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Non-member price: $40.61

    • The Silent Service in World War II

    • The Story of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force in the Words of the Men Who Lived It
    • By: Edward Monroe-Jones, Michael Green
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins, Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the US Navy had a total of 111 submarines. It was mostly a collection of aging boats. Fortunately, with the war in Europe was already two years old and friction with Japan ever increasing, help from what would become known as the Silent Service in the Pacific was on the way: there were 73 of the new fleet submarines under construction. The Silent Service in World War II tells the story of America's intrepid underwater warriors in the words of the men who lived the war in the Pacific against Japan.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Thinking

    • The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Edited by John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, Thinking presents original ideas by today's leading psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers who are radically expanding our understanding of human thought.

    • The New Science of Decision-Making, Problem-Solving, and Prediction
    • By: John Brockman
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 14-04-2015
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Non-member price: $46.12

    • Think Smarter

    • Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills
    • By: Michael Kallet
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This comprehensive guide to training your brain to do more for you presents a pragmatic set of tools to apply critical-thinking techniques to everyday business issues. Think Smarter is filled with real-world examples that demonstrate how the tools work in action, in addition to dozens of practice exercises applicable across industries and functions. Think Smarter is a versatile resource for individuals, managers, students, and corporate-training programs.

    • Critical Thinking to Improve Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills
    • By: Michael Kallet
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Release date: 25-12-2018
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    Non-member price: $24.37

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