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    • The Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2nd Edition

    • Written by: Daniel N. Robinson, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Daniel N. Robinson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    While the lectures cover an enormous range of key thinkers and ideas, they always focus on the most important ideas....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Do you love philosophy? ... You will.

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-10-11

    Price: CDN$ 80.58

    • Life Will Be the Death of Me

    • ...And You Too!
    • Written by: Chelsea Handler
    • Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 83

    This funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery features a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great...as expected

    • By Tessa on 2019-04-17

    Price: CDN$ 30.70

    • 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 2,613
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,273
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,265

    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 2,613 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 48.81

    • The Blank Slate

    • The Modern Denial of Human Nature
    • Written by: Steven Pinker
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 22 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 47

    Steven Pinker, one of the world's leading experts on language and the mind, explores the idea of human nature and its moral, emotional, and political colorings....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating study of human cognition

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-10-27

    Price: CDN$ 30.59

    • Redefining Reality

    • The Intellectual Implications of Modern Science
    • Written by: Steven Gimbel, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Steven Gimbel
    • Length: 18 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    No subject is bigger than reality itself, and nothing is more challenging to understand, since what counts as reality is undergoing continual revision and has been for centuries....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By Mitchell Burns on 2019-01-14

    Price: CDN$ 80.58

    • The Path Made Clear

    • Discovering Your Life's Direction and Purpose
    • Written by: Oprah Winfrey
    • Narrated by: Oprah Winfrey, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.” That journey starts right here....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not for me. Too spiritual.

    • By NA on 2019-03-27

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Red Notice

    • A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice
    • Written by: Bill Browder
    • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 208
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 207

    Red Notice is a searing expose of the wholesale whitewash by Russian authorities of Magnitsky's imprisonment and murder, slicing deep into the shadowy heart....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very intriguing story ...can't believe it's real.

    • By Adil Rizvi on 2018-01-11
    • A True Story of High Finance, Murder and One Man's Fight for Justice
    • Written by: Bill Browder
    • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 2015-02-03
    • 5 out of 5 stars 231 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 38.97

    • The Better Angels of Our Nature

    • Why Violence Has Declined
    • Written by: Steven Pinker
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 36 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    In this startling new book, the best-selling cognitive scientist Steven Pinker shows that the world of the past was much worse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best and most interesting book I have ever read.

    • By William H. on 2018-12-07

    Price: CDN$ 47.03

    • WOLFPACK

    • How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game
    • Written by: Abby Wambach
    • Narrated by: Abby Wambach
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Based on her inspiring 2018 commencement speech to Barnard College’s graduates in New York City, FIFA World Cup champion Abby Wambach delivers her empowering rally cry for women to unleash their individual power, unite with their pack, and emerge victorious together....

    • How to Come Together, Unleash Our Power, and Change the Game
    • Written by: Abby Wambach
    • Narrated by: Abby Wambach
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
    • Release date: 2019-04-09
    • 5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 17.53

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • Written by: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 608
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511

    In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Harari’s Books are a delight

    • By Jose Amaya on 2018-11-18

    Price: CDN$ 49.13

    • The Book of Why

    • The New Science of Cause and Effect
    • Written by: Judea Pearl, Dana Mackenzie
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    "Correlation does not imply causation". This mantra has been invoked by scientists for decades and has led to a virtual prohibition on causal talk. But today, that taboo is dead....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • interesting but challenging in audio format

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-01-01

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • 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 846
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 736
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 728

    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

    • 48 Laws of Power

    • Written by: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 199

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to finish

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-12-21

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

    • Written by: Francis Fukuyama
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 22 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Virtually all human societies were once organized tribally, yet over time most developed new political institutions which included a central state....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth revisiting

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-03-21

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    • Written by: Lawrence Cahoone, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Cahoone
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    You'll explore the ideas behind modern philosophy's most important movements and thinkers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superficial discourse on deep ideas

    • By Amazon Customer on 2018-07-02

    Price: CDN$ 56.38

    • Caesar

    • Life of a Colossus
    • Written by: Adrian Goldsworthy
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 24 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In this landmark biography, Goldsworthy examines Caesar as a military leader, as well as his other roles, and places....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great audio book

    • By James on 2019-04-20

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • 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 67
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    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$ 30.01

    • The New Jim Crow

    • Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
    • Written by: Michelle Alexander
    • Narrated by: Karen Chilton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
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      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    In the era of colorblindness, it is no longer socially permissible to use race, explicitly, as a justification for discrimination, exclusion, and social contempt.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stats that speak

    • By kary on 2018-09-09

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • The Secret World

    • Written by: Christopher Andrew
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 36 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The history of espionage is far older than any of today's intelligence agencies, yet the long history of intelligence operations has been largely forgotten....

    Price: CDN$ 40.99

    • Escaping the Rabbit Hole

    • How to Debunk Conspiracy Theories Using Facts, Logic, and Respect
    • Written by: Mick West
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Author Mick West shares over a decade's worth of knowledge and experience investigating and debunking false conspiracy theories through his forum, MetaBunk.org, and sets forth a practical guide to helping friends and loved ones recognize these theories for what they really are....

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

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