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    • 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 5,419
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,823
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,761

    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
    • The Hitchhikers Guide to Heaven

    • By Matthew on 04-02-18

    Regular price: £23.99

    • Sapiens

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,877
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,579
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,515

    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

    Regular price: £23.99

    • 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 5,301
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,854
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,827

    Welcome to 97-hour weeks. Welcome to life and death decisions. Welcome to a constant tsunami of bodily fluids. Welcome to earning less than the hospital parking meter. Wave good-bye to your friends and relationships.... Welcome to the life of a junior doctor. Scribbled in secret after endless days, sleepless nights and missed weekends, comedian and former junior doctor Adam Kay's This Is Going to Hurt provides a no-holds-barred account of his time on the NHS front line.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written, Well told

    • By The_Animagus on 23-09-17

    Regular price: £16.99

    • How to Be Right

    • ...in a world gone wrong
    • By: James O'Brien
    • Narrated by: James O'Brien
    • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 229

    In How to Be Right, James provides a hilarious and invigorating guide to talking to people with faulty opinions. With chapters on every lightning-rod issue, James shows how people have been fooled into thinking the way they do and in each case outlines the key questions to ask to reveal fallacies, inconsistencies and double standards. If you ever get cornered by ardent Brexiteers, Daily Mail disciples or little England patriots, this book is your conversation survival guide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The second most important book I read this year

    • By Raz on 01-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,176
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,171

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grow your mind

    • By Paul Murphy on 07-09-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • How We Learn

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today - and how we can apply it to our own lives. From an early age, it is drilled into our heads: Restlessness, distraction, and ignorance are the enemies of success.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A practical primer on the latest in learning

    • By Marcus on 12-01-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • 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 2,070
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,810
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,767

    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
    • Is Sleep just for the Weak?

    • By R Blades on 15-01-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Brief Answers to the Big Questions

    • By: Stephen Hawking, Professor Kip Thorne - foreword
    • Narrated by: Ben Whishaw, Garrick Hagon - foreword, Lucy Hawking - afterword
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 124

    The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the best-selling author of A Brief History of Time and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, Brief Answers to the Big Questions is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest questions in science. Professor Hawking was a brilliant theoretical physicist, an influential author and thinker and a great popular communicator. Throughout his career he was asked questions by business leaders, politicians, entrepreneurs, academics and the general public on a broad range of subjects, from the origins of the universe to the future of the planet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautiful book written by one most beautiful mind

    • By EmilieWAN on 20-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 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 4,825
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,230
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,203

    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
    • Full of "wow, I never thought of it like that!"

    • By david on 17-03-17

    Regular price: £23.99

    • The Secret Barrister

    • By: The Secret Barrister
    • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,330
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,220
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,209

    Welcome to the world of the Secret Barrister. These are the stories of life inside the courtroom. They are sometimes funny, often moving and ultimately life-changing. How can you defend a child abuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years whom you believe to be innocent? What is the law, and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A superb dissection of the English legal system

    • By Kirstine on 06-06-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • 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 6,149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,430
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,384

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's fascinating and humorous 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
    • A short Review of Nearly Everything

    • By Roy on 08-08-05

    Regular price: £20.99

    • The Laws of Human Nature

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 28 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    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
    • Brilliant.

    • By Kenya on 31-10-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Cunk on Everything

    • The Encyclopedia Philomena
    • By: Philomena Cunk
    • Narrated by: Philomena Cunk
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In the olden days, people used to learn about things from encyclopedias. And that was really good, because you could read it, and learn it, then you could stop worrying about thinking. But now, with the Internet and more people and science and research, there's just too much knowledge - more every year - and it's overwhelming. So, after years of asking the big questions - like 'what did people do before evolution?' and 'what is clocks?' - intrepid reporter and visionary philosopher Philomena Cunk is bringing the encyclopedia back with this definitive guide to everything you will ever need to know about.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredi-cunk... which isn't a word. Except it is.

    • By Kevin Lennox on 05-11-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Bill Bryson's Appliance of Science

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Sunday Times best-selling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bill Bryson, teams up with The Science Museum to celebrate the ideas and inventions of the incurably curious. Across this five-episode series, Bill Bryson, with the help of The Science Museum's curators, takes us object-by-object through some of the museum's lesser known inventions and discoveries - and the human stories behind them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good exploration of objects in the Science museum.

    • By Heisenberg on 12-03-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Start Now. Get Perfect Later.

    • By: Rob Moore
    • Narrated by: Rob Moore
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 542
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 500
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 498

    Hardly anyone gets it right the first time, but many of us are crippled by indecision and fear of failure. The desire to get it right can inhibit us from getting started. In this book Rob Moore, the best-selling author of Money, shows that the quickest way to perfect is starting right now and improving as you go. This book will show you how to launch your business or idea, begin the next phase of your career and overcome self-doubt - right away. Get perfect later; get started now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I started NOW

    • By Adrienne on 24-08-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic

    • The Official Audio Documentary
    • By: Pottermore Publishing, Mark Salisbury, Hana Walker-Brown
    • Narrated by: Dan Fogler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 13

    Available only in audio, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - Makers, Mysteries and Magic lifts the lid on the moviemaking secrets behind the latest installment in J.K. Rowling's Fantastic Beasts series. Narrator Dan Fogler (who plays No-Maj Jacob Kowalski) will guide you through the process of creating the magical on-screen world and explore the story, themes, and characters of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ENCHANTING!

    • By Mo on 16-11-18

    Regular price: £23.95

    • Unnatural Causes

    • By: Dr Richard Shepherd
    • Narrated by: Dr Richard Shepherd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 174

    As the country's top forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd has spent a lifetime uncovering the secrets of the dead. When death is sudden or unexplained, it falls to Shepherd to establish the cause. Each post-mortem is a detective story in its own right - and Shepherd has performed over 23,000 of them. Through his skill, dedication and insight, Dr Shepherd solves the puzzle to answer our most pressing question: how did this person die?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bringing life to death

    • By Anonymous User on 29-09-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    • Techniques for Retraining Your Brain
    • By: Jason M. Satterfield, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Jason M. Satterfield
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 934

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a well-tested collection of practical techniques for managing moods and modifying undesirable behaviors through self-awareness, critical analysis, and goal-oriented change. CBT illuminates the links between thoughts, emotions, behaviors, and physical health and uses those connections to develop concrete plans for self-improvement. In 24 engaging half-hour lectures, you'll build a robust and effective self-improvement toolkit with the expert guidance of Professor Satterfield of the University of California, San Francisco.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Useful information

    • By Ndumiso on 10-12-16

    Regular price: £32.79

    • Maps of Meaning

    • By: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    From the author of 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos comes a provocative hypothesis that explores the connection between what modern neuropsychology tells us about the brain and what rituals, myths, and religious stories have long narrated. A cutting-edge work that brings together neuropsychology, cognitive science, and Freudian and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative, Maps of Meaning presents a rich theory that makes the wisdom and meaning of myth accessible to the critical modern mind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't hesitate. Just buy it.

    • By Jonathan on 13-06-18

    Regular price: £44.99

    • Cosmos

    • By: Carl Sagan
    • Narrated by: LeVar Burton, Seth MacFarlane, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 949
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 857

    Cosmos is one of the best-selling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astronomy and so much more

    • By Andrei S. on 23-01-18

    Regular price: £16.49

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