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    • The Farther Reaches of Human Nature

    • By: Abraham H. Maslow
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Abraham H. Maslow was one of the foremost spokespersons of humanistic psychology. In The Farthest Reaches of Human Nature, an extension of his classic Toward a Psychology of Being, Maslow explores the complexities of human nature by using both the empirical methods of science and the aesthetics of philosophical inquiry. With essays on biology, synergy, creativity, cognition, self-actualization, and the hierarchy of needs, this posthumous work is a wide-ranging synthesis of Maslow's inspiring and influential ideas.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • 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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Useful and informative, but heavy going at times.

    • By DeCatalyst on 05-11-16

    Regular price: £26.29

    • 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
    • An excellent Dennett exploration

    • By G Douglas Whistler on 12-03-17

    Regular price: £26.29

    • 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. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Detailed academic work

    • By Chris on 27-04-19

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Cyanide Canary

    • A True Story of Injustice
    • By: Robert Dugoni, Joseph Hilldorfer
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Early in the morning on August 27, 1996, 20-year-old Scott Dominguez showed up for an ordinary day at the fertilizing plant where he worked. By 11:00 am, he was clinging to life, unconscious and suffocating from toxic exposure to cyanide in a tank that was supposed to contain only mud and water. EPA Special Agent Joseph Hilldorfer was tasked with finding out what really happened on that horrific day in Soda Springs, Idaho, but the answers would not be easily uncovered.

    Regular price: £30.49

    • Counting Backwards

    • A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia
    • By: Henry Jay Przybylo MD
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For many of the 40 million Americans who undergo anesthesia each year, it is a source of great fear and fascination. In Counting Backwards, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo - an anesthesiologist with more than 30 years of experience - has written an unforgettable account of the routine procedure's daily dramas and fundamental mysteries. Przybylo has administered anesthesia more than 30,000 times in his career - erasing consciousness, denying memory, and immobilizing the body before reversing all of these effects.

    Regular price: £21.69

    • 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: 25-12-18
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    Regular price: £16.09

    • 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.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • 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

    • By tony on 26-11-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • extremely informative for non experienced readers

    • By James on 14-10-17
    • 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: 14-04-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

    Regular price: £29.59

    • 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
    • fascinating and profound

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-03-19
    • Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World
    • By: Wade Davis
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 08-08-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: £22.39

    • 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.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Bad Faith

    • When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine
    • By: Paul A. Offit MD
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    In recent years there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohio's Amish country - despite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world, many people disregard modern medicine in favor of using their faith to fight life-threatening illnesses. In 21st-century America, how could this be happening?

    • When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine
    • By: Paul A. Offit MD
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 12-05-15
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: £25.79

    • 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
    • great listen ,

    • By Greenash22 on 05-11-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Hard Goals

    • The Secret to Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
    • By: Mark Murphy
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Want to increase sales? Get promoted? Change the world? There’s a goal for that . . . Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, the school teacher next door who amassed a million-dollar fortune . . . Did these people succeed because they were more motivated or because they were more disciplined? The answer to both questions is yes - but not in the ways you might think. Anyone can achieve extraordinary things. The secret is setting goals that test the very limits of your abilities.

    • The Secret to Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be
    • By: Mark Murphy
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 22-01-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: £22.39

    • The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

    • By: Bernard Bailyn
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To the original text of what has become a classic of American historical literature, Bernard Bailyn adds a substantial essay, "Fulfillment", as a postscript. Here he discusses the intense nationwide debate on the ratification of the Constitution, stressing the continuities between that struggle over the foundations of the national government and the original principles of the Revolution.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting & an eye opener

    • By Andrew on 09-07-18

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch

    • By: Henry Miller
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his great triptych The Millennium, Bosch used oranges and other fruits to symbolize the delights of Paradise. Whence Henry Miller's title for this, one of his most appealing books; first published in 1957, it tells the story of Miller's life on the Big Sur, a section of the California coast where he lived for 15 years. Big Sur is the portrait of a place - one of the most colorful in the United States - and of the extraordinary people Miller knew there.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Beyond the Bermuda Triangle

    • True Encounters with Electronic Fog, Missing Aircraft, and Time Warps
    • By: Bruce Gernon, Rob MacGregor
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    I didn't believe in time travel or teleportation until it happened to me. I'm Bruce Gernon, and I flew through the heart of the Bermuda Triangle before I'd even heard the term. Skeptics have dismissed the Triangle as a nonmystery, but they weren't in my airplane when the fog surrounded my craft and I leapt ahead 100 miles. I documented what happened and memorized every detail of that flight. Now, I'm ready to explain that there is no Bermuda Triangle!

    Regular price: £25.79

    • 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overly written but well told

    • By Elastic on 25-02-19
    • The Life and Music of Lou Reed
    • By: Aidan Levy
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 01-10-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: £27.19

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