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    • Conscious

    • A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind
    • Written by: Annaka Harris
    • Narrated by: Annaka Harris
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    This mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation on the self, free will, and felt experience....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By andrea on 2019-06-30
    • A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind
    • Written by: Annaka Harris
    • Narrated by: Annaka Harris
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 2019-06-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 56 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 12.02

    • Three Women

    • Written by: Lisa Taddeo
    • Narrated by: Tara Lynne Barr, Marin Ireland, Mena Suvari, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

     Three Women is an astonishing work of narrative journalism - reported over eight years - about the sex lives and desires of three ordinary American women....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I’m still trying to figure out how to explain what I think of this book. It’s every woman in some way. Magnificent read!

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-07-24

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • Braiding Sweetgrass

    • Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
    • Written by: Robin Wall Kimmerer
    • Narrated by: Robin Wall Kimmerer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 96

    As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautiful experience

    • By Linda on 2017-11-16

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • Over the Top

    • A Raw Journey to Self-Love
    • Written by: Jonathan Van Ness
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Van Ness
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A laugh-and-cry-out-loud memoir from the beloved star of Netflix’s Queer Eye, Jonathan Van Ness, sharing never-before-told, deeply personal stories of growing up gay, transforming pain into positivity, and embracing what makes you gorgeously different....

    Price: CDN$ 15.78

    • Magicians of the Gods

    • The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilisation – the sequel to Fingerprints of the Gods
    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 109
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 110

    Twenty years on, Hancock returns with the sequel to his seminal work filled with completely new scientific and archaeological evidence which has only recently come to light....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ancient history on truth serum

    • By Jordan Mowat on 2017-10-30
    • The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilisation – the sequel to Fingerprints of the Gods
    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 2015-09-10
    • 5 out of 5 stars 127 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 35.80

    • Digital Minimalism

    • Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World
    • Written by: Cal Newport
    • Narrated by: Will Damron, Cal Newport
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    Minimalism is the art of knowing how much is just enough. Digital minimalism applies this idea to our personal technology. It's the key to living a focused life in a noisy world. Author Cal Newport introduces a philosophy for technology use that has already improved countless lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Transformational, Five Stars!

    • By Grant Mix on 2019-08-16

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Quiet

    • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    • Written by: Susan Cain
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167

    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book to help better understand yourself

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-19
    • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    • Written by: Susan Cain
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 2012-01-24
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 186 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.05

    • A Mind Spread Out on the Ground

    • Written by: Alicia Elliott
    • Narrated by: Alicia Elliott
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      5 out of 5 stars 25

    A bold and profound work by Haudenosaunee writer Alicia Elliott, A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is a personal and critical meditation on trauma, legacy, oppression, and racism in North America....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Profoundly vulnerable and robustly analytical

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-04-07

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • How to Be an Antiracist

    • Written by: Ibram X. Kendi
    • Narrated by: Ibram X. Kendi
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In How to Be an Antiracist, Kendi takes listeners through a widening circle of antiracist ideas - from the most basic concepts to visionary possibilites - that will help listeners see all forms of racism clearly....

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • The Moment of Lift

    • How Empowering Women Changes the World
    • Written by: Melinda Gates
    • Narrated by: Melinda Gates
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 83

    A debut from Melinda Gates, The Moment of Lift is a timely and necessary call to action for women's empowerment. Writing with emotion, candor, and grace, she introduces us to remarkable women and shows the power of connecting with one another....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring

    • By Dee on 2019-08-13

    Price: CDN$ 26.30

    • Antifragile

    • Things That Gain from Disorder
    • Written by: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
    • Narrated by: Joe Ochman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    From the best-selling author of The Black Swan and one of the foremost thinkers of our time, a book on how some things actually benefit from disorder. Taleb’s message is revolutionary: What is not antifragile will surely perish....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost a 5

    • By Marfew on 2019-04-03

    Price: CDN$ 41.68

    • Loonshots

    • How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
    • Written by: Safi Bahcall
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Safi Bahcall - prologue and introduction
    • Length: 10 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      5 out of 5 stars 23

    Physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we knew about nurturing radical breakthroughs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Grounded Take On Dreaming Big

    • By Tyler Forster on 2019-07-17

    Price: CDN$ 31.97

    • The Hero with a Thousand Faces

    • Written by: Joseph Campbell
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, John Lee, Susan Denaker
    • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yesss

    • By jasmin on 2019-07-26

    Price: CDN$ 28.21

    • The Right Side of History

    • How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great
    • Written by: Ben Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Ben Shapiro
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 150

    America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times best-selling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill it with politics and hate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • common sense look at politics and how we got here

    • By Dougleaffan on 2019-03-21

    Price: CDN$ 15.78

    • What the Dog Saw

    • And Other Adventures
    • Written by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    For the millions of Malcolm Gladwell fans, this anthology is like a greatest hits compilation-a mix tape from America's alpha mind....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Typical Gladwell Brilliance

    • By Colin Climie on 2019-02-06

    Price: CDN$ 30.17

    • In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

    • Close Encounters with Addiction
    • Written by: Gabor Maté
    • Narrated by: Daniel Maté
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    In this timely and profoundly original book, best-selling writer and physician Gabor Maté looks at the epidemic of addictions in our society, tells us why we are so prone to them, and what is needed to liberate ourselves from their hold on our emotions and behaviours....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My mentor Gabor Maté

    • By tommy manseau on 2018-10-22

    Price: CDN$ 38.60

    • 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 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    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 24 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.85

    • The Biology of Belief

    • Written by: Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D.
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 114

    Since the publication of The Biology of Belief, Dr. Bruce Lipton has received widespread acclaim as one of the most accessible and knowledgeable voices of "new biology"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very science-based look at the power of the mind

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-09-02

    Price: CDN$ 23.48

    • The Righteous Mind

    • Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
    • Written by: Jonathan Haidt
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147

    In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting listen, repetitive

    • By Pablo on 2018-06-30

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • Blueprint

    • The Evolutionary Origins of a Good Society
    • Written by: Nicholas A. Christakis
    • Narrated by: Nicholas A. Christakis
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Drawing on advances in social science, evolutionary biology, genetics, neuroscience, and network science, Blueprint shows how and why evolution has placed us on a humane path - and how we are united by our common humanity....

    Price: CDN$ 62.60

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