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Author: Nancy Thorndike Greenspan
Release Date: May 12, 2020
The gripping biography of a notorious Cold War villain--the German-born British scientist who handed the Soviets top-secret American plans for the plutonium bomb--showing a man torn between conventional loyalties and a sense of obligation to a greate...
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Author: Leonard Mlodinow
Release Date: May 12, 2020
An intimate and inspirational exploration of Stephen Hawking--the man, the friend, and the physicist.Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential physicists in the world. He left a mark in our culture that touched the lives of millions....
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Author: Robert Kolker
Release Date: April 07, 2020
The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream....
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Author: Steven Levy | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: February 25, 2020
He has had unprecedented access to Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg for three years. And now renowned tech writer Steven Levy delivers the definitive history of one of America’s most powerful and controversial companies: Facebook.In his soph...
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Author: Peter Fritsch and Glenn Simpson | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 26, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “I’ve read kind of all the books on this subject . . . and this is the one you want to read.”—Rachel Maddow Before Ukraine, before impeachment: This is the never-before-told inside sto...
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Author: Edmund Morris | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 22, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris comes a revelatory new biography of Thomas Alva Edison, the most prolific genius in American history.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME AND PUBLISHERS WEEK...
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Author: Christopher Wylie | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: October 08, 2019
For the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, an...
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Author: Leander Kahney | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: April 16, 2019
Journalist Leander Kahney reveals how CEO Tim Cook has led Apple to astronomical success after the death of Steve Jobs in 2011. The death of Steve Jobs left a gaping void at one of the most innovative companies of all time. Jobs wasn't merely Apple's...
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Author: Peter Bebergal | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: October 23, 2018
A journey through the attempts artists, scientists, and tinkerers have made to imagine and communicate with the otherworldly using various technologies, from cameras to radiowaves.Strange Frequencies takes readers on an extraordinary narrative and hi...
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Author: Mimi Swartz | Narrator: Lydia Mackay
Release Date: August 07, 2018
It wasn’t supposed to be this hard. If America could send a man to the moon, shouldn’t the best surgeons in the world be able to build an artificial heart? In Ticker, Texas Monthly executive editor and two time National Mag...
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Author: Michael Pollan | Narrator: Michael Pollan
Release Date: May 15, 2018
New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018A New York Times Notable Book The #1 New York Times bestseller.A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--a...
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Author: Charles C. Mann | Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Release Date: January 23, 2018
From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying...
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