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    • 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 6,047
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5,310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,272

    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

    • Bad Blood

    • By: John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,873
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,674
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,677

    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
    • Brilliant

    • By Amazon Customer on 24-08-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Understanding Power

    • The Indispensable Chomsky
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Peter R. Mitchell (editor), John Schoeffel (editor)
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 389
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 346

    A major new collection from "arguably the most important intellectual alive" ( The New York Times). Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling listening

    • By Damien H on 31-10-17

    Regular price: £32.79

    • How to Be Human: The Manual

    • By: Ruby Wax
    • Narrated by: Ruby Wax, Ash Ranpura, Gelong Thubten
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 884
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 797
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 791

    With a little help from a monk (who tells us how our mind works) and a neuroscientist (who tells us how our brain works), Ruby Wax answers every question you've ever had about evolution, thoughts, emotions, the body, addictions, relationships, sex, kids, the future and compassion. Filled with witty anecdotes from Ruby's own life, and backed up by smart science and practical mindfulness exercises, How to be Human is the only manual you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as you've upgraded your iPhone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • l am now a little bit in love with Ruby Wax

    • By Anonymous User on 26-02-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Invisible Women

    • Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men
    • By: Caroline Criado Perez
    • Narrated by: Caroline Criado Perez
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 163

    In her new audiobook, Invisible Women, award-winning campaigner and writer Caroline Criado Perez shows us how, in a world largely built for and by men, we are systematically ignoring half the population. She exposes the gender data gap - a gap in our knowledge that is at the root of perpetual, systemic discrimination against women and that has created a pervasive but invisible bias with a profound effect on women’s lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book I've read in ages

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-03-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Natives

    • Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire
    • By: Akala
    • Narrated by: Akala
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,516
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,388
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,372

    From the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his mum was white, to his first encounters with racist teachers - race and class have shaped Akala's life and outlook. In this unique book he takes his own experiences and widens them out to look at the social, historical and political factors that have left us where we are today. Covering everything from the police, education and identity to politics, sexual objectification and the far right, Natives speaks directly to British denial and squeamishness when it comes to confronting issues of race and class that are at the heart of the legacy of Britain's racialised empire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Very Interesting and Challenging Listen

    • By Ross Clark on 10-07-18
    • Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire
    • By: Akala
    • Narrated by: Akala
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 17-05-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1,516 ratings

    Regular price: £19.99

    • 33 Strategies of War

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Donald Coren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable and Insightful Lessons but...

    • By Pad de Braye on 05-02-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

    • By: Reni Eddo-Lodge
    • Narrated by: Reni Eddo-Lodge
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,944
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,923

    In February 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge posted an impassioned argument on her blog about her deep-seated frustration with the way discussions of race and racism in Britain were constantly being shut down by those who weren't affected by it. She gave the post the title 'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race'. Her sharp, fiercely intelligent words hit a nerve, and the post went viral, spawning a huge number of comments from people desperate to speak up about their own similar experiences.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Flagrant Racism Posing as Social Justice

    • By Joaquin on 11-09-18

    Regular price: £14.99

    • How We Learn

    • By: Benedict Carey
    • Narrated by: Jeff Harding
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 275
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 237
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    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

    • Factfulness

    • Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    • By: Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund
    • Narrated by: Simon Slater
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,803
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,600
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,589

    Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of carrying only opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends - why the world's population is increasing; how many young women go to school; how many of us live in poverty - we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must for anyone interested in world events!

    • By JenniferL on 28-04-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Strange Death of Europe

    • Immigration, Identity, Islam
    • By: Douglas Murray
    • Narrated by: Robert Davies
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,177
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,074

    The Strange Death of Europe is a highly personal account of a continent and culture caught in the act of suicide. Declining birth rates, mass immigration, and cultivated self-distrust and self-hatred have come together to make Europeans unable to argue for themselves and incapable of resisting their own comprehensive alteration as a society and an eventual end.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • very good, but do be careful

    • By julien on 06-08-17

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Psychopath Test

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,722
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,251
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,230

    This is a story about madness. It all starts when journalist Jon Ronson is contacted by a leading neurologist. She and several colleagues have recently received a cryptically puzzling book in the mail, and Jon is challenged to solve the mystery behind it. As he searches for the answer, Jon soon finds himself, unexpectedly, on an utterly compelling and often unbelievable adventure into the world of madness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is indeed utterly compelling.

    • By Graeme on 30-08-11

    Regular price: £11.89

    • The Unexpected Joy of Being Single

    • Locating Happily-Single Serenity
    • By: Catherine Gray
    • Narrated by: Catherine Gray
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183

    Over a third of us are now single. With the single camp growing at 10 times the rate of the actual population, it is now the norm to be single well into our 30s - the average marriage age for women is 35 and 37 for men. But nobody seems to have told society, rom-com makers, songwriters, marriage-hungry mothers, 'tick-tock' uncles, our mates or us that. Cue: single anxiety. Love addiction. Spending hours scrolling through dating apps. Being inconsolable when he/she doesn't text. Humming 'Here Comes the Bride' when they do.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hire a better narrator!

    • By rhunter on 09-01-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lowborn

    • Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns
    • By: Kerry Hudson
    • Narrated by: Kerry Hudson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Kerry Hudson is proudly working class but she was never proudly poor. The poverty she grew up in was all-encompassing, grinding and often dehumanising. Always on the move with her single mother, Kerry attended nine primary schools and five secondaries, living in B&Bs and council flats. She scores eight out of ten on the Adverse Childhood Experiences measure of childhood trauma. Twenty years later, Kerry’s life is unrecognisable. She’s a prize-winning novelist who has travelled the world. She has a secure home, a loving partner and access to art, music, film and books..

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • outstanding

    • By Jo on 20-05-19
    • Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns
    • By: Kerry Hudson
    • Narrated by: Kerry Hudson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 16-05-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Strategy

    • A History
    • By: Lawrence Freedman
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 32 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 109
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 99

    In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our lives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Needed a strong editor and a snappier reader

    • By R. Bradley on 29-03-16

    Regular price: £37.49

    • Hacking Darwin

    • Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
    • By: Jamie Metzl
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    From leading geopolitical expert and technology futurist Jamie Metzl comes a groundbreaking exploration of the many ways genetic engineering is shaking the core foundations of our lives-sex, war, love, and death. At the dawn of the genetics revolution, our DNA is becoming as readable, writable, and hackable as our information technology. But as humanity starts retooling our own genetic code, the choices we make today will be the difference between realizing breathtaking advances in human well-being and descending into a dangerous and potentially deadly genetic arms race.

    • Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
    • By: Jamie Metzl
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 23-04-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Essentialism

    • The Disciplined Pursuit of Less
    • By: Greg McKeown
    • Narrated by: Greg McKeown
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 843
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 718

    Have you ever found yourself struggling with information overload? Have you ever felt both overworked and underutilised? Do you ever feel busy but not productive? If you answered yes to any of these, the way out is to become an essentialist. In Essentialism, Greg McKeown, CEO of a leadership and strategy agency in Silicon Valley who has run courses at Apple, Google and Facebook, shows you how to achieve what he calls the disciplined pursuit of less.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I don't usually write reviews.

    • By Wayne Hutton on 03-01-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Moment of Lift

    • How Empowering Women Changes the World
    • By: Melinda Gates
    • Narrated by: Melinda Gates
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    For the last 20 years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission. Her goal, as cochair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has been to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: if you want to lift a society up, invest in women. In this candid and inspiring book, Gates traces her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies. She shows some of the tremendous opportunities that exist right now to 'turbo charge' change. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Melinda Gates is a brilliant story teller

    • By Nazish on 09-05-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Outliers

    • The Story of Success
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,194
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,723
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,715

    In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting - enjoyed it much more than the paperback

    • By Dawn on 20-05-10

    Regular price: £28.89

    • Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You

    • By: Sofie Hagen
    • Narrated by: Sofie Hagen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    In Happy Fat, comedian Sofie Hagen describes how she conquered a negative relationship with her body and provides practical tips for readers to do the same. She exposes how fatphobia is embedded in society at every level - in our relationships, our public spaces, and the TV shows we watch - powered by the toxic mix of capitalism and the media.      

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book is amazing. I loved it.

    • By M on 20-05-19

    Regular price: £8.49

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