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University of Washington Faculty Titles

Digital audiobooks by UW faculty.

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Brain Rules (Updated and Expanded)

12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

By John Medina
Narrated by: John Medina
Length: 8 hours

Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know—like the need for physical activity to get your brain working its best.

How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so... Read more »

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Brain Rules for Baby (Updated and Expanded)

How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five

By John Medina
Narrated by: John Medina
Length: 9 hours 26 minutes

What's the single most important thing you can do during pregnancy? What does watching TV do to a child's brain? What's the best way to handle temper tantrums? Scientists know.

In his New York Times bestseller Brain Rules, Dr. John Medina showed us how our brains really work—and why we ought to redesign our workplaces and schools. Now, in Brain... Read more »

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The Normal Bar

The Surprising Secrets of Happy Couples and What They Reveal About Creating a New Normal in Your Relationship

By Chrisanna Northrup, Pepper Schwartz & James Witte
Narrated by: Eliza Foss
Length: 8 hours 8 minutes

What constitutes "normal" behavior among happy couples? What steps you should take if that "normal" is one you want to strive for? To help answer those questions, wellness entrepreneur Chrisanna Northrup teamed with two of America's top sociologists, Yale Ph.D. Pepper Schwartz and Harvard Ph.D. James Witte, to design a unique interactive survey... Read more »

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That Thing You Do with Your Mouth

The Sexual Autobiography of Samantha Matthews as Told to David Shields

By Samantha Matthews & David Shields
Narrated by: Mia Barron
Length: 2 hours 30 minutes

In That Thing You Do With Your Mouth, actress and voiceover artist Samantha Matthews offers-in the form of an extended monologue, prompted and arranged by New York Times-bestselling author (and Matthews's cousin once removed) David Shields-a vivid investigation of her startling sexual history. From her abuse at the hands of a family member to... Read more »

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The Thing About Life Is That One Day You'll Be Dead

By David Shields
Narrated by: Don Leslie
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes

Mesmerized–at times unnerved–by his ninety-seven-year-old father’s nearly superhuman vitality and optimism, David Shields undertakes an investigation of the human physical condition. The result is this exhilarating audiobook: both a personal meditation on mortality and an exploration of flesh-and-blood existence from crib to oblivion–an... Read more »

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By David Shields & Shane Salerno
Narrated by: Peter Friedman, January LaVoy, Robert Petkoff & Campbell Scott
Length: 19 hours 34 minutes

An instant New York Times bestseller, this “explosive biography” (People) of one of the most beloved and mysterious figures of the twentieth century is “as close as we’ll ever get to being inside J.D. Salinger’s head” (Entertainment Weekly).

This “revealing” (The New York Times) and “engrossing” (The Wall Street Journal) oral biography,... Read more »

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