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    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • Written by: Yuval Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,160
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,741
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,730

    Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel, Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I've learned so much from this book!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-09-17
    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • Written by: Yuval Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 2017-09-13
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3,160 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 49.13

    • Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets

    • Written by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    On the surface, the Victorian age is one of propriety, industry, prudishness and piety. But scratch the surface and you’ll find scandal, sadism, sex, madness, malice and murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really entertaining

    • By K on 2019-01-17

    Price: CDN$ 27.32

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • Written by: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 896
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 887

    From the author of the international best seller Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind comes an extraordinary new book that explores the future of the human species....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Accept minor defects and enjoy this book

    • By Anonymous User on 2017-12-10

    Price: CDN$ 48.81

    • American Carnage

    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • Written by: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The 2016 election was a watershed for the United States. But, as Tim Alberta explains in American Carnage, to understand Trump’s victory is to view him not as the creator of this era of polarization and bruising partisanship, but rather as its most manifest consequence....

    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • Written by: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 2019-07-16
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 36.84

    • Midnight in Chernobyl

    • Written by: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 62

    This is the definitive story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research. Through two decades of reporting, new archival information, and firsthand interviews with witnesses, Adam Higginbotham tells the full dramatic story....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story

    • By Mike on 2019-06-13

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Guns, Germs and Steel

    • The Fate of Human Societies
    • Written by: Jared Diamond
    • Narrated by: Doug Ordunio
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs and Steel examines the rise of civilization and the issues its development has raised throughout history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must!

    • By TK on 2018-05-18

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • The Art of War

    • Written by: Sun Tzu
    • Narrated by: Aidan Gillen
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 293
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    The 13 chapters of The Art of War, each devoted to one aspect of warfare, were compiled by the high-ranking Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher Sun-Tzu....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • little finger

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-01-08

    Price: CDN$ 12.47

    • America Before

    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80

    The concluding volume of the Fingerprints of the Gods trilogy. Could shattering secrets about the deep past of humanity await discovery in North America? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating book

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-05-06

    Price: CDN$ 34.16

    • Say Nothing

    • A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
    • Written by: Patrick Radden Keefe
    • Narrated by: Matthew Blaney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    In December 1972, Jean McConville, a 38-year-old mother of 10, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders, her children clinging to her legs. They never saw her again....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • There are no winners in this conflict.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-06-22

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    • Written by: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson’s quest to find out everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged

    • By Robin on 2017-11-29

    Price: CDN$ 25.79

    • 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act

    • Helping Canadians Make Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples a Reality
    • Written by: Bob Joseph
    • Narrated by: Sage Isaac
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Based on a viral article, 21 Things You May Not Know About the Indian Act is the essential guide to understanding the legal document and its repercussion on generations of Indigenous peoples, written by a leading cultural sensitivity trainer....

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Fingerprints of the Gods

    • The Quest Continues
    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    An intellectual detective story, this history audiobook directs probing questions at orthodox history, presenting disturbing new evidence that historians have tried - but failed - to explain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • spectacular

    • By Anonymous User on 2017-09-21

    Price: CDN$ 32.94

    • Titan

    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • Written by: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 64

    Titan is the first full-length biography based on unrestricted access to Rockefeller’s exceptionally rich trove of papers. A landmark publication full of startling revelations, the book indelibly alters our image of this most enigmatic capitalist....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Story

    • By Raven W on 2019-07-15
    • The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
    • Written by: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 35 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 2012-12-30
    • 5 out of 5 stars 69 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

    • Written by: Andrew Chaikin
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 23 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    This book conveys every aspect of the Apollo missions with breathtaking immediacy and stunning detail....

    Price: CDN$ 40.26

    • Upheaval

    • Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
    • Written by: Jared Diamond
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the author of the landmark best sellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Al H on 2019-07-15
    • Turning Points for Nations in Crisis
    • Written by: Jared Diamond
    • Narrated by: Henry Strozier
    • Length: 18 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 2019-05-07
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 13 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.85

    • The Inconvenient Indian

    • A Curious Account of Native People in North America
    • Written by: Thomas King
    • Narrated by: Lorne Cardinal
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    The Inconvenient Indian is at once a “history” and the complete subversion of a history - in short, a critical and personal meditation that the remarkable Thomas King has conducted over the past 50 years about what it means to be “Indian” in North America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must listen!

    • By Erin M. Naef on 2018-06-07

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

    • Written by: Jack Weatherford
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis, Jack Weatherford
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in 25 years than the Romans did in 400....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite a Journey

    • By EddieB on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Devil in the White City

    • Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
    • Written by: Erik Larson
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Thrilling tale of murder, mayhem, and the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written

    • By Joseph Butcher on 2017-10-26

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

    • A History of Nazi Germany
    • Written by: William L. Shirer
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 57 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 157

    Since its publication in 1960, this monumental study of Hitler’s German empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the 20th century’s blackest hours....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exactly what I was looking for.

    • By Emma Cloutier on 2019-05-01

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Harry Potter: A History of Magic

    • An Audio Documentary
    • Written by: Pottermore Publishing, Ben Davies
    • Narrated by: Natalie Dormer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    Harry Potter: A History of Magic reveals some of the hidden stories behind real-world magic and explores some of J.K. Rowling's magical inventions alongside their folkloric, cultural and historical forebears.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Almost perfect

    • By Amanda Merrin on 2019-03-04

    Price: CDN$ 38.95

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