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    • Elon Musk

    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • Written by: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Judith B on 2019-04-21
    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • Written by: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 2015-05-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 310 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 45.28

    • Steve Jobs

    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 25 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 249
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    Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Steve Jobs the Rebellion

    • By Aman Thind on 2019-03-03

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • Tim Cook

    • The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level
    • Written by: Leander Kahney
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The death of Steve Jobs left a gaping void at one of the most innovative companies of all time. Jobs wasn't merely Apple's iconic founder and CEO; he was the living embodiment of a global megabrand. It was hard to imagine that anyone could fill his shoes - especially not Tim Cook, the intensely private executive who many thought of as Apple's "operations drone". But seven years later, as journalist Leander Kahney reveals in this definitive audiobook, things at Apple couldn't be better. 

    • The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level
    • Written by: Leander Kahney
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 2019-04-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Einstein

    • His Life and Universe
    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 21 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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      5 out of 5 stars 79

    Why we think it’s a great listen: You thought he was a stodgy scientist with funny hair, but Isaacson and Hermann reveal an eloquent, intense, and selfless human being who not only shaped science with his theories, but politics and world events in the 20th century as well. Based on the newly released personal letters of Albert Einstein, Walter Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk became the mind reader of the creator of the cosmos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enlightening

    • By Jacques Huot on 2018-08-15

    Price: CDN$ 53.67

    • The Undoing Project

    • A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
    • Written by: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96
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    Forty years ago Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred systematically when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made Michael Lewis' work possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Book

    • By Peter on 2018-09-13

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    • Written by: C. G. Jung
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In 1957, four years before his death, Carl Gustav Jung, psychiatrist and psychologist, began writing his life story. But what started as an exercise in autobiography soon morphed into an altogether more profound undertaking.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • life changing

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-08

    Price: CDN$ 46.26

    • Every Tool's a Hammer

    • Lessons from a Lifetime of Making
    • Written by: Adam Savage
    • Narrated by: Adam Savage
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    MythBusters’ Adam Savage - Discovery Channel star and one of the most beloved figures in science and tech - shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully turning your idea into reality.   

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

    • Written by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
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    With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife of a Princeton dean to remark, "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" But the many scientific and personal achievements of this Nobel Prize-winning physicist are no laughing matter. Here, woven with his scintillating views on modern science, Feynman relates the defining moments of his accomplished life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great narrative

    • By Omar2535 on 2019-03-30

    Price: CDN$ 31.01

    • Endurance

    • A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
    • Written by: Scott Kelly
    • Narrated by: Scott Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 60
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    A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his colorful formative years. A natural storyteller and modern-day hero, Kelly has a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come. Here, in his personal story, we see the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the boundless wonder of the galaxy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-03-13
    • A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
    • Written by: Scott Kelly
    • Narrated by: Scott Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 2017-10-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 60 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.63

    • Quantum

    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • Written by: Manjit Kumar
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you aren’t shocked by quantum theory, you don’t really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly written account of this fundamental scientific revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clear, concise, complete .... and entertaining!

    • By Phonse Fagan on 2018-10-12
    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • Written by: Manjit Kumar
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 2010-07-23
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 33.31

    • What Einstein Got Wrong

    • Written by: Dan Hooper, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Dan Hooper
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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    These 12 half-hour lectures are about what Einstein got wrong. He may have kindled a scientific revolution with his famous theory of relativity and his proof that atoms and light quanta exist, but he balked at accepting the most startling implications of these theories - such as the existence of black holes, the big bang, gravity waves, and mind-bendingly strange phenomena in the quantum realm. This course by research physicist Dan Hooper of the University of Chicago assumes no background in science and uses very little math.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting look at the impact of Einstein

    • By Mike Reiter on 2019-04-02

    Price: CDN$ 13.37

    • The Biography Collection: Benjamin Franklin, Nikola Tesla, Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison

    • Written by: Steven Bowen
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This audiobook includes biographies on the following men: Benjamin Franklin, Nikola Tesla, Henry Ford, J.P. Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison. 

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • The Personality Brokers

    • The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
    • Written by: Merve Emre
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is the most popular personality test in the world. It is used regularly by Fortune 500 companies, universities, hospitals, churches, and the military. Its language of personality types - extraversion and introversion, sensing and intuiting, thinking and feeling, judging and perceiving - has inspired television shows, Online dating platforms, and Buzzfeed quizzes. Yet despite the test's widespread adoption, experts in the field of psychometric testing, a $2 billion industry, have struggled to validate its results - no less account for its success.

    • The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing
    • Written by: Merve Emre
    • Narrated by: Ellen Archer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 2018-09-11
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Masters of Doom

    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to produce the most notoriously successful game franchises in history - Doom and Quake - until the games they made tore them apart. This is a story of friendship and betrayal, commerce and artistry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John Romero will make you his bitch...

    • By M.Teter on 2019-04-17
    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 2012-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 37 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Timothy Leary

    • A Biography
    • Written by: Robert Greenfield
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawor
    • Length: 25 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To a generation in revolt against authority, "Tune in, turn on, drop out" was a mantra, and its popularizer, Dr. Timothy Leary, a guru. A charismatic and brilliant psychologist, Leary became intrigued, and then obsessed, by the effects of psychedelic drugs in the 1960s while teaching at Harvard. What began as research into human consciousness turned into a mission to alter consciousness itself. Timothy Leary is the first major biography of one of the most controversial figures in postwar America.

    Price: CDN$ 46.27

    • Creative Selection

    • Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
    • Written by: Ken Kocienda
    • Narrated by: Ken Kocienda
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Creative Selection recounts the life of one of the few who worked behind the scenes, a highly respected software engineer who worked in the final years of the Steve Jobs era - the Golden Age of Apple. Ken Kocienda offers an inside look at Apple’s creative process. For 15 years, he was on the ground floor of the company as a specialist, directly responsible for experimenting with novel user interface concepts and writing powerful, easy-to-use software for products including the iPhone, the iPad, and the Safari web browser. 

    • Inside Apple's Design Process During the Golden Age of Steve Jobs
    • Written by: Ken Kocienda
    • Narrated by: Ken Kocienda
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 2018-09-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 27 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Neil deGrasse Tyson: A Biography

    • Written by: Michael Whitmore
    • Narrated by: Dean Eby
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Neil deGrasse Tyson is an American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator. Since 1996, he has been the Frederick P. Rose Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the Rose Center for Earth and Space in New York City. The center is part of the American Museum of Natural History, where Tyson founded the Department of Astrophysics in 1997 and has been a research associate in the department since 2003.

    Price: CDN$ 5.23

    • When Einstein Walked with Gödel

    • Excursions to the Edge of Thought
    • Written by: Jim Holt
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 15 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Does time exist? What is infinity? Why do mirrors reverse left and right but not up and down? In this scintillating collection, Holt explores the human mind, the cosmos, and the thinkers who’ve tried to encompass the latter with the former. With his trademark clarity and humor, Holt probes the mysteries of quantum mechanics, the quest for the foundations of mathematics, and the nature of logic and truth. Along the way, he offers intimate biographical sketches of celebrated and neglected thinkers, from the physicist Emmy Noether to the computing pioneer Alan Turing and the discoverer of fractals, Benoit Mandelbrot.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Sexist overtones ruin an interesting read

    • By Gregory on 2019-04-24

    Price: CDN$ 50.87

    • You Say to Brick

    • The Life of Louis Kahn
    • Written by: Wendy Lesser
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Born to a Jewish family in Estonia in 1901 and brought to America in 1906, the architect Louis Kahn grew up in poverty in Philadelphia; by the time of his death in 1974, he was widely recognized as one of the greatest architects of his era. Yet this enormous reputation was based on only a handful of masterpieces, all built during the last 15 years of his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent biography

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-04-01

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • Labyrinths

    • Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis
    • Written by: Catrine Clay
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Clever and ambitious, Emma Jung yearned to study the natural sciences at the University of Zurich. But the strict rules of proper Swiss society at the beginning of the 20th century dictated that a woman of Emma's stature - one of the richest heiresses in Switzerland - travel to Paris to "finish" her education, to prepare for marriage to a suitable man. Engaged to the son of one of her father's wealthy business colleagues, Emma's conventional and predictable life was upended when she met Carl Jung.

    • Emma Jung, Her Marriage to Carl, and the Early Years of Psychoanalysis
    • Written by: Catrine Clay
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 2016-11-08
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    Price: CDN$ 37.73

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