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Author: Steven Pinker
Release Date: November 09, 2021
“In our uncertain age, which can so often feel so dark and disturbing, Steven Pinker has distinguished himself as a voice of positivity.” – New York TimesCan reading a book make you more rational? Can it help us understand why there...
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Author: Joe Keohane | Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross
Release Date: July 13, 2021
An entertaining, surprising, and ultimately inspiring look at what happens when we talk to strangers, and why it affects everything from our own health and well-being to the rise and fall of nations in the tradition of S...
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Author: Sohrab Ahmari | Narrator: Sohrab Ahmari
Release Date: May 11, 2021
We’ve pursued and achieved the modern dream of defining ourselves—but at what cost? The New York Post op-ed editor makes a compelling case for seeking the inherited traditions and ideals that give our lives meaning.“Ahmari’s t...
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Author: Noreena Hertz | Narrator: Noreena Hertz
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A bold, hopeful, and thought-provoking account by “one of the world’s leading thinkers” (The Observer) of how we built a lonely world, how the pandemic accelerated the problem, and what we must do to come together again “...
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Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 18, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garn...
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Author: Erving Goffman | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: January 14, 2020
A notable contribution to our understanding of ourselves. This book explores the realm of human behavior in social situations and the way that we appear to others.  Dr. Goffman uses the metaphor of theatrical performance as a framework. Each per...
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Author: Geoff Colvin | Narrator: Geoff Colvin
Release Date: November 26, 2019
“Excellent.”—The Wall Street JournalSince its publication ten years ago, businesspeople, investors, doctors, parents, students, athletes, and musicians at every level have adopted the maxims of Talent Is Overrated to get better at w...
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Author: Ori Brafman and Rod A. Beckstrom | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: August 20, 2019
If you cut off a spider’s leg, it’s crippled; if you cut off its head, it dies. But if you cut off a starfish’s leg it grows a new one, and the old leg can grow into an entirely new starfish.What’s the hidden power behind the ...
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Author: Jamil Zaki | Narrator: Jamil Zaki
Release Date: June 04, 2019
“In this masterpiece, Jamil Zaki weaves together the very latest science with stories that will stay in your heart forever.”—Angela Duckworth, author of Grit Empathy is in short supply. We struggle to understand people who aren...
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Author: David Brooks
Release Date: May 14, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.&l...
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Author: David Sloan Wilson | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: February 26, 2019
It is widely understood that Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution completely revolutionized the study of biology. Yet, according to David Sloan Wilson, the Darwinian revolution won’t be truly complete until it is applied more broadly&mdas...
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Author: Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld | Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross
Release Date: February 04, 2014
Mormons have recently risen to astonishing business success. Cubans in Miami climbed from poverty to prosperity in a generation. Nigerians earn doctorates at stunningly high rates. Indian and Chinese Americans have much higher incomes than other Amer...
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