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Starry Messenger

Written by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
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2022 Barnes and Noble Best New Books of the Year, Long-listed
2022 Amazon.com Best Books of the Year, Long-listed

"This engaging, conversational book begs to be read aloud, and who better than its author?... Tyson’s warmth and erudition make him a superb narrator of this excellent, thought-provoking book."- Library Journal

"Like a spaceship traveling the stars, Tyson's voice flows smoothly as he delivers complex topics and positive perspectives on the future..."-
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This program is read by the author, world-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Bringing his cosmic perspective to civilization on Earth, Neil deGrasse Tyson shines new light on the crucial fault lines of our time—war, politics, religion, truth, beauty, gender, and race—in a way that stimulates a deeper sense of unity for us all.


In a time when our political and cultural views feel more polarized than ever, Tyson provides a much-needed antidote to so much of what divides us, while making a passionate case for the twin chariots of enlightenment—a cosmic perspective and the rationality of science.

After thinking deeply about how science sees the world and about Earth as a planet, the human brain has the capacity to reset and recalibrates life’s priorities, shaping the actions we might take in response. No outlook on culture, society, or civilization remains untouched.

With crystalline prose, Starry Messenger walks us through the scientific palette that sees and paints the world differently. From insights on resolving global conflict to reminders of how precious it is to be alive, Tyson reveals, with warmth and eloquence, an array of brilliant and beautiful truths that apply to us all, informed and enlightened by knowledge of our place in the universe.

A Macmillan Audio production from Henry Holt and Company.

©2022 Neil deGrasse Tyson (P)2022 Macmillan Audio

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Neil is the voice of reason

Will listen to this audiobook several times over the coming years, great, reasoned perspective from the author

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science is cool

i really appreciate Neil's perspective and the facts he brings to the table. and the fact that he is so geeked out by this stuff gets everyone else excited about it too.

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Amazing Orator

Listening to Mr. Tyson is like listening to a reincarnated Carl Sagan. His soothing voice and presentation is impeccable. I could listen to Neil’s books all day long.

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Wonderful insights to the world and beyond

I truly enjoyed the book from start to finish and NDT's reading offers an additional element of story telling.

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Super!

Ce livre est très intéressant pour remettre en perspective notre histoire le présent et notre futur. Un peu comme le livre Sapiens, mais un peu plus philosophique. La narration par l’auteur lui-même est parfaite.

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A truly wonderful book

A wonderful perspective on many topics. Filled with personal stories and interesting facts, it will inspire. At least it did for me.

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another great book

you don't need to be a science geek to love this book. awesome as usual

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Couldn’t stop listening

Refreshing perspectives, very easy on the ears. Lovely overall. I’m happy to have it in my library so I can listen to it again.

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Outstanding use of logic

I truly enjoy how Neil puts life in perspective. Everyone should should read this book. Personally I want to continue to learn and I appreciate all that life is even more after this book. Thank you!

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Not His Best, But Enjoyable

Light listening. It is a nice escape from petty problems. Sit back and think how big and tiny we all are, and revel in both. Rationalia, count me in.

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