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    • 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 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 67

    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 72 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Salt

    • A World History
    • Written by: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    So much of our human body is made up of salt that we'd be dead without it...

    • A World History
    • Written by: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 2003-02-20
    • 4 out of 5 stars 13 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Lone Survivor

    • The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10
    • Written by: Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 57

    Four US Navy SEALS departed one clear night in early July 2005 for the mountainous Afghanistan-Pakistan border for a reconnaissance mission....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extremely powerful story

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-04-18

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

    • An Indian History of the American West
    • Written by: Dee Brown
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Dee Brown's account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the 19th century uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The American Dream also died at wounded knee

    • By Johan on 2018-05-17

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Operation Paperclip

    • The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America
    • Written by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Narrated by: Annie Jacobsen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Annie Jacobsen follows more than a dozen German scientists through their postwar lives and into one of the most complex, nefarious, and jealously guarded government secrets of the 20th century....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredibly fascinating

    • By Zac Gazdik on 2019-08-07

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Opium

    • How an Ancient Flower Shaped and Poisoned Our World
    • Written by: John H. Halpern, David Blistein
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From a psychiatrist on the frontlines of addiction medicine and an expert on the history of drug use, comes the "authoritative, engaging, and accessible" (Booklist) history of the flower that helped to build - and now threatens - modern society....

    Price: CDN$ 37.16

    • 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 167
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 158

    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 167 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Story of Medieval England: From King Arthur to the Tudor Conquest

    • Written by: Jennifer Paxton, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Paxton
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    These lectures consistently deliver a fresh level of understanding about medieval England, its rulers and subjects, and their significance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Professor has a great speaking voice and style.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2017-10-05

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Civilized to Death

    • What Was Lost on the Way to Modernity
    • Written by: Christopher Ryan
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The New York Times best-selling coauthor of Sex at Dawn explores the ways in which “progress” has perverted the way we live: how we eat, learn, feel, mate, parent, communicate, work, and die....

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • The American Civil War

    • Written by: Gary W. Gallagher, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Gary W. Gallagher
    • Length: 24 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    This series of lectures offers detailed analyses of the strategic and tactical dimensions of the Civil War's most important campaigns....

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

    • At Home

    • A Short History of Private Life
    • Written by: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    A fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, I learned a lot

    • By Karen on 2018-02-25
    • A Short History of Private Life
    • Written by: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 2010-10-05
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 31 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • A World Undone

    • The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
    • Written by: G. J. Meyer
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 27 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A very good accounting of WW1

    • By Matt on 2018-12-23
    • The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
    • Written by: G. J. Meyer
    • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
    • Length: 27 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 2012-05-24
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 42 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Erebus

    • One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time
    • Written by: Michael Palin
    • Narrated by: Michael Palin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Intrepid voyager, writer, and comedian Michael Palin follows the trail of two expeditions made by the Royal Navy's HMS Erebus to opposite ends of the globe, reliving the voyages and investigating the ship itself, lost on the final Franklin expedition and discovered with the help of Inuit knowledge in 2014....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a gripping story!

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-02-07
    • One Ship, Two Epic Voyages, and the Greatest Naval Mystery of All Time
    • Written by: Michael Palin
    • Narrated by: Michael Palin
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 2018-10-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 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
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 101

    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

    • 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 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    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

    • 1491

    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • Written by: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 43

    A groundbreaking study that radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of the Europeans in 1492....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thought provoking and informative

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-07-24
    • New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    • Written by: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Darrell Dennis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 2016-08-29
    • 5 out of 5 stars 53 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 43.80

    • 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 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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

    • The Operator

    • Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior
    • Written by: Robert O'Neill
    • Narrated by: Robert O'Neill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 142

    Stirringly evocative, thought provoking, and often jaw dropping, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's awe-inspiring 400-mission career....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I’m Canadian

    • By Shane MacInnis on 2018-03-29
    • Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior
    • Written by: Robert O'Neill
    • Narrated by: Robert O'Neill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 2017-04-25
    • 5 out of 5 stars 158 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 35.03

    • The Barbarian Empires of the Steppes

    • Written by: Kenneth W. Harl, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Kenneth W. Harl
    • Length: 18 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    The word "barbarian" quickly conjures images of Attila the Hun and Genghis Khan....

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • The History of Ancient Egypt

    • Written by: Bob Brier, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Bob Brier
    • Length: 24 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 93

    Even after deciphering its hieroglyphs, and marveling at its scarabs, mummies, obelisks, and sphinxes, Egyptian civilization remains one of history's most mysterious....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 3000 years through time

    • By Andrew on 2017-12-27

    Price: CDN$ 71.17

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