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Author: A. C. Grayling
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkersThe story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning c...
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Author: Timothy C. Winegard | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: August 06, 2019
A pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity’s fate ...
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Author: Hal Brands and Charles Edel | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: May 14, 2019
An eloquent call to draw on the lessons of the past to address current threats to international orderThe ancient Greeks hard-wired a tragic sensibility into their culture. By looking disaster squarely in the face, by understanding just how badly thin...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: October 16, 2018
In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning writer—presents the giant characters who have changed the...
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Author: James Miller | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 18, 2018
A new history of the world's most embattled idea.Today, democracy is the world's only broadly accepted political system, and yet it has become synonymous with disappointment and crisis. How did it come to this? In Can Democracy Work? James Miller, th...
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Author: James Walvin | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: April 03, 2018
The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world.How did a simple commodity, once the prized monopoly of kings and princes, become an essential ingredient in t...
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Author: Reza Aslan | Narrator: Reza Aslan
Release Date: November 07, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity’s quest to make sense of the divine in this concise and fascinating history of our understanding of God.  In Zealot, Reza Aslan replac...
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Author: Tim Harford | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: August 29, 2017
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 by BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND AMAZONA lively history seen through the fifty inventions that shaped it most profoundly, by the bestselling author of The Undercover Economist and Messy. ...
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Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: May 16, 2017
Bill Bryson is one of the world’s most beloved and bestselling writers. In A Short History of Nearly Everything, he takes his ultimate journey–into the most intriguing and consequential questions that science seeks to answer. It’s...
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Author: Steven Johnson | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: November 15, 2016
“A house of wonders itself. . . . Wonderland inspires grins and well-what-d'ya-knows” —The New York Times Book ReviewFrom the New York Times–bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Farsighted,...
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Author: James Gleick | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 27, 2016
“A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey.” —The Millions “A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction.” —Washington Post “A thrilling journey of ideas.” —Boston GlobeFrom the acc...
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Author: Frederic Morton | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: November 03, 2015
Thunder at Twilight is a landmark historical vision, drawing on hitherto untapped sources to illuminate two crucial years in the life of the extraordinary city of Vienna—and in the life of the twentieth century.It was during the carnival of 191...
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