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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 2,945
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,553
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,545

    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 2,945 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 112
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    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

    • Midnight in Chernobyl

    • Written by: Adam Higginbotham
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    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

    • 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 966
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 837
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 828

    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

    • 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
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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

    • 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 44
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 37

    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....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • it said alot - very informative

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-06-09

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • America Before

    • Written by: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    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

    • 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 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    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

    • 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 219
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    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

    • 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 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    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 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 270
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    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

    • Surprise, Kill, Vanish

    • The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins
    • Written by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By SL_TO on 2019-06-10

    Price: CDN$ 38.59

    • 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 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    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

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

    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....

    • 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 5 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.85

    • The Spy and the Traitor

    • Written by: Ben MacIntyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely amazing book

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-10-11

    Price: CDN$ 32.79

    • 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 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informational, but at times dull

    • By Steve on 2019-03-12

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • King Leopold's Ghost

    • A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
    • Written by: Adam Hochschild
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In the late 1890s, Edmund Dene Morel, a young British shipping company agent, noticed something strange about the cargoes of his company's ships....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic, narrative history of a horrifying past

    • By Noah L. on 2019-05-13

    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 153
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 144

    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

    • Une histoire du Québec

    • Written by: Jacques Lacoursière
    • Narrated by: Alexis Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Dans ce premier tome d'une série de cinq, Jacques Lacoursière raconte avec force détails l'arrivée des Français, leur cohabitation avec les autochtones, leur épopée à travers le continent, leur adaptation, les guerres anglo-françaises....

    Price: CDN$ 19.88

    • Chernobyl

    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • Written by: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story

    • By Ryan Gravis on 2018-11-16
    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • Written by: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 2018-05-15
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

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