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  • 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 112
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104

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. Rich with dark and light, pain and magic, this book distills the insights gleaned from that meditation, weaving the curiously circular tale of the relationship between non-Natives and Natives in the centuries since the two first encountered each other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mandatory listening for all Canadians

  • By m salem on 2018-05-15

Insight, education, truth.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-02-15

A fantastic real perspective. An account set in motion by solid story telling foundations. A vast yet brief glimpse at the status of indigenous people in North America and their history up until now from an amazing author with excellent narration.

  • 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 2,608
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,268
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,260

In Sapiens, Dr. Yuval Noah Harari spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the cognitive, agricultural, and scientific revolutions. Drawing on insights from biology, anthropology, paleontology, and economics, he explores how the currents of history have shaped our human societies, the animals and plants around us, and even our personalities.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I'll definitely listen to this again.

  • By Shea Earl on 2017-11-25

Thought provoking

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-08-11

Very interesting view of "The Big Picture" of human history. Interesting to see concepts and beliefs from around the world laid out in a way that shows our overall path.

  • The Obesity Code

  • Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
  • Written by: Dr. Jason Fung
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 344
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 298
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 295

In this highly listenable and provocative book, Dr. Jason Fung sets out an original, robust theory of obesity that provides startling insights into proper nutrition. In addition to his five basic steps - a set of lifelong habits that will improve your health and control your insulin levels - Dr. Fung explains how to use intermittent fasting to break the cycle of insulin resistance and reach a healthy weight - for good.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • informative, repetitive, annoying narrator

  • By Amazon Customer on 2018-03-19

Very informative and useful information

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-02-08

Somewhat repetitive at times but highly informative. I have battled with weight loss my whole life and am already seeing improvement after trying some ideas for only 10 days!

  • The Code of the Extraordinary Mind

  • 10 Unconventional Laws to Redefine Your Life and Succeed on Your Own Terms
  • Written by: Vishen Lakhiani
  • Narrated by: Vishen Lakhiani
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 68

The Code of the Extraordinary Mind is a blueprint of laws to break us free from the shackles of ordinary life. It makes a case that everything we know about the world is mostly decided not by rational choice but instead by conditioning and habit. And thus most people live their lives based on limiting rules and outdated beliefs about pretty much everything - love, work, money, parenting, sex, health, and more - that they inherit and pass on from generation to generation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buyer beware

  • By hpcoach on 2018-05-11

Maybe too much for audio

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2017-11-25

I love the content but feel the need to buy the actual book to back it all up, refer to and follow along. Have come accross some if the ideas in many other books so I found this to be a really good bundling of many philosophies.

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