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  • Origin

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,738
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,735

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Deception Point 2

  • By 451 on 10-10-17

Great, techy and philosophical

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-19

The only fiction I've read in a long time. Challenging ideas, an enticing story and everything technically correct! Just how I like it.

  • Atomic Habits

  • An Easy and Proven Way to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones
  • By: James Clear
  • Narrated by: James Clear
  • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,241
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,057
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,044

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Atomic Habits by James Clear, read by the author. A revolutionary system to get 1 percent better every day. People think when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way. He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions - doing two push-ups a day, waking up five minutes early or holding a single short phone call. He calls them atomic habits. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not more of the same

  • By cluelessgoon on 23-10-18

insightful and practical

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-12-18

James explains every method clearly, than advises you on how to apply it and then gives you practical examples. This makes atomic habits a book with actually applicable knowledge in a well written form.

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  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very entertaining

  • By Anonymous User on 19-12-18

Very entertaining

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-12-18

It delivers as promised, astrophysics for peopme in a hurry! Great performance by Neil deGrasse Tyson, a joy to listen to. Not very dense and easy to follow. Nice when you're in transit.

  • Ikigai

  • The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
  • By: Héctor García, Francesc Miralles
  • Narrated by: Naoko Mori
  • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles, read by Noako Mori. Bring meaning and joy to your every day with the internationally best-selling guide to ikigai. The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai - a reason for being; the thing that gets you out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa - the world's longest-living people - finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Though provoking

  • By juozas kasiulis on 24-03-18

Nice overview, somewhat unscientific

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-11-18

I liked the book, but it was not very information dense. It gives a nice overview of all aspects of living a good life. However it did put too much emphasise on personal accounts and correlation rather than causation which made it somewhat scientifically dubious. Good listen though!

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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 12,613
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,091
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,007

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.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thought provoking but overconfident

  • By Jan W. H. Schnupp on 24-09-15

Better than a history book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-11-18

The book looks at history from a perspective of culture and development op humankind, rather than people and dates like a history book. Refreshing and very informative.