By: Oliver Cohen
Narrated by: Damon Lambert
Length: 20 hours 2 minutes
Are you sick of letting your emotions get the better of you, making you do things you'd later regret? Do you struggle with self-esteem and confidence issues?
Would you like to say goodbye to a mediocre life and master the art of personal charisma and magnetism and gain the skills you need to thrive in the modern world?
If you answered yes to any... Read more »Learn more
By: Yuval Noah Harari
Narrated by: Derek Perkins
Length: 15 hours 17 minutes
New York Times Bestseller
A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg
From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it... Read more »Learn more
By: Ged Davis
Narrated by: Peter Prova
Length: 22 hours 32 minutes
Are you sick of letting your emotions get the better of you? Do you struggle with self-esteem and confidence issues? Are you tired of letting manipulative people walk all over you just because they know you do not have the power to stop them?
Would you like to say goodbye to a mediocre life and master the art of personal charisma and magnetism... Read more »Learn more
By: Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson, Sherri Mitchell, Catherine Pierce, Kate Marvel, Adrienne Maree Brown, Jacqueline Patterson, Janine Benyus, Camille T. Dungy, Mary Anne Hitt, Abigail Dillen, Leah C. Stokes, Joy Harjo, Maggie Thomas & Marge Piercy
Narrated by: Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, Katharine K. Wilkinson, Cristela Alonzo, Sophia Bush, Kimberly Drew, America Ferrera, Jane Fonda, Ilana Glazer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Janet Mock, Bahni Turpin & Alfre Woodard
Length: 15 hours 5 minutes
Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.
There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more characteristically feminine and more faithfully feminist, rooted in compassion, connection,... Read more »
By: Bessel Van Der Kolk
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
Length: 16 hours 16 minutes
A pioneering researcher and one of the world’s foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics; one in three couples have engaged in physical... Read more »Learn more
By: Robert Kolker
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
Length: 13 hours 8 minutes
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The heartrending story of a midcentury American family with twelve children, six of them diagnosed with schizophrenia, that became science's great hope in the quest to understand the disease.
Don and Mimi Galvin seemed to be living the American dream. After World War II, Don's work with the Air... Read more »
By: Lulu Miller
Narrated by: Lulu Miller
Length: 4 hours 55 minutes
A “remarkable” (Los Angeles Times), “seductive” (The Wall Street Journal) debut from the new cohost of Radiolab, Why Fish Don’t Exist is a dark and astonishing tale of love, chaos, scientific obsession, and—possibly—even murder.
“At one point, Miller dives into the ocean into a school of fish…comes up for air, and realizes she’s in love. That’s... Read more »
By: James Nestor
Narrated by: James Nestor
Length: 7 hours 18 minutes
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
No matter what you eat, how much you exercise, how skinny or young or wise you are, none of it matters if you’re not breathing properly.
There is nothing more essential to our health and well-being than breathing: take air in, let it out, repeat twenty-five thousand times a day. Yet, as a species, humans have... Read more »
By: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Narrated by: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Length: 7 hours 46 minutes
Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites listeners to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses. Robin Wall Kimmerer's book is not an identification guide,... Read more »Learn more
By: Kim Stanley Robinson
Narrated by: Jennifer Fitzgerald, Fajer Al-Kaisi, Ramon de Ocampo, Gary Bennett, Raphael Corkhill, Barrie Kreinik, Natasha Soudek, Nikki Massoud, Joniece Abbott Pratt, In¿s del Castillo & Vikas Adam
Length: 20 hours 40 minutes
From legendary science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson comes a remarkable vision of climate change over the coming decades.
The Ministry for the Future is a masterpiece of the imagination, using fictional eyewitness accounts to tell the story of how climate change will affect us all. Its setting is not a desolate, postapocalyptic world,... Read more »
By: Amir Levine & Rachel Heller
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Length: 7 hours 6 minutes
"A groundbreaking book that redefines what it means to be in a relationship."
--John Gray, PhD., bestselling author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
We already rely on science to tell us what to eat, when to exercise, and how long to sleep. Why not use science to help us improve our relationships? In this revolutionary book, psychiatrist... Read more »
By: Bill Bryson
Narrated by: Bill Bryson
Length: 14 hours 4 minutes
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST
LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD
"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post
Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a... Read more »
By: Angela Chen
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus
Length: 7 hours 43 minutes
An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that’s obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the ace perspective can teach all of us about desire and identity.
What exactly is sexual attraction and what is it like to go through life not experiencing it? What does asexuality reveal about gender roles, about romance and... Read more »
By: Mona Hanna-Attisha
Narrated by: Mona Hanna-Attisha
Length: 11 hours 10 minutes
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • The dramatic story of the Flint water crisis, by a relentless physician who stood up to power.
“Stirring . . . [a] blueprint for all those who believe . . . that ‘the world . . . should be full of people raising their voices.’”—The New York Times
“Revealing, with the gripping intrigue of a Grisham thriller.” —O: The... Read more »
By: Ryan Holiday & Stephen Hanselman
Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
Length: 10 hours 8 minutes
Instant New York Times Advice & Business Bestseller, USA Today Bestseller, and Wall Street Journal #1 Bestseller!
A New York Times Noteworthy Pick and a "stellar work" by Publishers Weekly
From the bestselling authors of The Daily Stoic comes an inspiring guide to the lives of the Stoics, and what the ancients can teach us about happiness,... Read more »
By: Alice Wong
Narrated by: Alejandra Ospina & Alice Wong
Length: 8 hours 1 minute
One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent—but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, activist Alice Wong brings together this urgent, galvanizing collection of... Read more »Learn more
By: Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Narrated by: Marc Brackett, Ph.D.
Length: 7 hours 55 minutes
This program is read by the author.
The mental wellbeing of our children is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do.
"We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."
Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale... Read more »Learn more
By: Merlin Sheldrake
Narrated by: Merlin Sheldrake
Length: 9 hours 32 minutes
A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, “one of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you” (Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk).
“Dazzling, vibrant, vision-changing . . . a remarkable work by a remarkable writer, which succeeds in springing life into strangeness again.”—Robert Macfarlane,... Read more »
By: Christy Harrison
Narrated by: Christy Harrison
Length: 9 hours 46 minutes
Reclaim your time, money, health, and happiness from our toxic diet culture with groundbreaking strategies from a registered dietitian, journalist, and host of the "Food Psych" podcast.
68 percent of Americans have dieted at some point in their lives. But upwards of 90% of people who intentionally lose weight gain it back within five years.... Read more »
By: Seth Godin
Narrated by: Seth Godin
Length: 5 hours 38 minutes
From the bestselling author of Linchpin, Tribes, and The Dip comes an elegant little book that will inspire artists, writers, and entrepreneurs to stretch and commit to putting their best work out into the world.
Creative work doesn't come with a guarantee. But there is a pattern to who succeeds and who doesn't. And engaging in the consistent... Read more »
By: Rutger Bregman, Elizabeth Manton & Erica Moore
Narrated by: Rutger Bregman & Thomas Judd
Length: 11 hours 37 minutes
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "The Sapiens of 2020."---The Guardian From the author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists comes "the riveting pick-me-up we all need right now" (People), the #1 Dutch bestseller Humankind, which offers a "bold" (Daniel H. Pink), "extraordinary" (Susan Cain) argument that humans thrive in a... Read more »Learn more
By: Philip C. Plait
Narrated by: Kevin Scullin
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
Bad Astronomy offers lively, clear explanations of the most widely held astronomy myths and misperceptions, from why the sky is blue to the reasons we have seasons. Chapter by chapter, author Phil Plait wipes the stardust from our eyes, revealing bad astronomy related to the Earth, our moon, and the night sky; as well as various space... Read more »Learn more
By: Michael Pollan
Narrated by: Michael Pollan
Length: 13 hours 34 minutes
New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2018
A New York Times Notable Book
The #1 New York Times bestseller.
A brilliant and brave investigation into the medical and scientific revolution taking place around psychedelic drugs--and the spellbinding story of his own life-changing psychedelic experiences
When Michael Pollan set out to research... Read more »
By: Bettina L. Love
Narrated by: Misty Monroe
Length: 7 hours 48 minutes
Winner of the 2020 Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award
Drawing on personal stories, research, and historical events, an esteemed educator offers a vision of educational justice inspired by the rebellious spirit and methods of abolitionists.
Drawing on her life’s work of teaching and researching in urban schools, Bettina Love... Read more »