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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 2,398
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,092
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,088

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'll definitely listen to this again.

    • By Shea Earl on 2017-11-25
    • 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 2,398 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 48.81

    • Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets

    • Written by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    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 779
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 678
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 670

    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

    • 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 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    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.... 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tanya Kirk laughs way too much

    • By jessica on 2018-12-15

    Price: CDN$ 38.95

    • The Curse of Oak Island

    • The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
    • Written by: Randall Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers....

    Price: CDN$ 31.32

    • 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 128
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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 T King on 2018-05-18

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • 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 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    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
    • Mandatory listening for all Canadians

    • By m salem on 2018-05-15

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • 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 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    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....

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • 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 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    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

    • 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 220
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181

    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

    • The Crusades

    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • Written by: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Book

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-11-18
    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • Written by: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 2016-08-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 41 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 71.37

    • 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 172
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    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

    • Helter Skelter

    • The True Story of the Manson Murders
    • Written by: Vincent Bugliosi, Curt Gentry
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 26 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    Prosecuting attorney in the Manson trial Vincent Bugliosi held a unique insider's position in one of the most baffling and horrifying cases of the 20th century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great "read"

    • By Tony on 2018-02-21

    Price: CDN$ 53.70

    • Endurance

    • Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    • Written by: Alfred Lansing
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 122

    For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best stories ever, plus great narrator

    • By Ben on 2018-01-31
    • Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    • Written by: Alfred Lansing
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 2008-04-08
    • 5 out of 5 stars 128 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Unbroken

    • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    • Written by: Laura Hillenbrand
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 88

    On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting, but some disgusting details

    • By Leon on 2018-04-17
    • A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
    • Written by: Laura Hillenbrand
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 2010-11-16
    • 5 out of 5 stars 95 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • America Before

    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    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....

    Price: CDN$ 34.16

    • Rogue Heroes

    • The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit That Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War
    • Written by: Ben Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The incredible untold story of WWII's greatest secret fighting force, as told by our great modern master of wartime intrigue....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Sound history

    • By Robert Lofstedt on 2017-10-05
    • The History of the SAS, Britain's Secret Special Forces Unit That Sabotaged the Nazis and Changed the Nature of War
    • Written by: Ben Macintyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 2016-10-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • Great Mythologies of the World

    • Written by: The Great Courses, Grant L. Voth, Julius H. Bailey, and others
    • Narrated by: Grant L. Voth, Julius H. Bailey, Kathryn McClymond, and others
    • Length: 31 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The deep-seated origins and wide-reaching lessons of ancient myths built the foundation for our modern legacies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book

    • By oleg on 2018-09-17

    Price: CDN$ 80.58

    • Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed

    • Written by: Edwin Barnhart, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Edwin Barnhart
    • Length: 23 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Immerse yourself in this epic story with 48 exhilarating half-hour lectures that cover the scope of Mesoamerican history and culture....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great course!

    • By Lawrence Clemen on 2018-11-22

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Band of Brothers

    • E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    • Written by: Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated by: Tim Jerome
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 33

    Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great read

    • By The Mount Angel Monks on 2018-12-08
    • E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
    • Written by: Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated by: Tim Jerome
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 2012-03-09
    • 5 out of 5 stars 36 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

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