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    • 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 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    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

    • 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 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 85

    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

    • 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 122
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 113
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    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

    • A History of Eastern Europe

    • Written by: Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A History of Eastern Europe offers a sweeping 1,000-year tour with a particular focus on the region's modern history....

    Price: CDN$ 46.98

    • A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts

    • Written by: Robert Bucholz, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Bucholz
    • Length: 24 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    During the 229-year period from 1485 to 1714, England transformed itself from a minor feudal state into what has been called "the first modern society"....

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • Truth Worth Telling

    • A Reporter’s Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times
    • Written by: Scott Pelley
    • Narrated by: Scott Pelley
    • Length: 16 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    An inspiring memoir from the front lines of history by award-winning 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley....

    Price: CDN$ 40.01

    • Team of Rivals

    • The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
    • Written by: Doris Kearns Goodwin
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 41 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican National Convention....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a journey!

    • By Craig Ward on 2019-02-27

    Price: CDN$ 116.49

    • The Book of Pride

    • LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World
    • Written by: Mason Funk
    • Narrated by: Mason Funk, Robin Miles, Eileen Stevens, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The Book of Pride captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen....

    Price: CDN$ 20.29

    • The Shadow War

    • Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America
    • Written by: Jim Sciutto
    • Narrated by: Jim Sciutto
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    CNN’s chief national security correspondent reveals the invisible fronts of 21st-century warfare and identifies the ongoing battles being waged - often without the public’s full knowledge - from disinformation campaigns to advanced satellite weaponry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read

    • By Kenkaren on 2019-05-20
    • Inside Russia's and China's Secret Operations to Defeat America
    • Written by: Jim Sciutto
    • Narrated by: Jim Sciutto
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 2019-05-14
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 20.29

    • The Pentagon's Brain

    • An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency
    • Written by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 18 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Annie Jacobsen draws on inside sources, exclusive interviews, private documents, and declassified memos to paint a picture of DARPA, or "the Pentagon's brain"....

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • 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 147
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 138

    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

    • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    • Written by: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Garland
    • Length: 24 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 65

    The past truly comes alive as you take a series of imaginative leaps into the world of history's anonymous citizens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Trent T on 2018-10-29

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • 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 116
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 108

    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....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unreal Story

    • By phillip on 2019-01-24
    • 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 116 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • Between the World and Me

    • Written by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Narrated by: Ta-Nehisi Coates
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation's history and current crisis....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • what a book that was

    • By tara on 2017-11-08

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    • Written by: Mark W. Muesse, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Mark W. Muesse
    • Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    No understanding of human life, individual or collective, could be complete without factoring in the role and contribution of these history-shaping teachers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good audio book

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-03-01

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 24 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us - an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Foundation of a Father of the Republic

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-03-05

    Price: CDN$ 72.62

    • Choked

    • Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
    • Written by: Beth Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Air pollution prematurely kills seven million people every year, including more than one hundred thousand Americans. It is strongly linked to strokes, heart attacks, many kinds of cancer, dementia, and premature birth, among other ailments....

    • Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution
    • Written by: Beth Gardiner
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 2019-04-26
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • Empire

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Penguin presents the unabridged audiobook edition of Empire by Niall Ferguson, read by Jonathan Keeble....

    • How Britain Made the Modern World
    • Written by: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 16 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 2017-10-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 34 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 34.37

    • The Fall and Rise of China

    • Written by: Richard Baum, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Richard Baum
    • Length: 24 hrs and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 71

    For most of its 5,000-year existence, China has been the largest, most populous, wealthiest, and mightiest nation on Earth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Summarization of Modern China

    • By Ryan McGregor on 2018-02-05

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • The Story of Human Language

    • Written by: John McWhorter, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: John McWhorter
    • Length: 18 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Learn how a single tongue spoken 150,000 years ago evolved into the estimated 6,000 languages used around the world today....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating!

    • By Jesslovescoffee on 2018-11-23

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

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