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Philosophy - Essays
Author: Priya Basil | Narrator: Priya Basil
Release Date: November 03, 2020
A thought-provoking meditation on food, family, identity, immigration, and, most of all, hospitality--at the table and beyond--that's part food memoir, part appeal for more authentic decency in our daily worlds, and in the world at large.Be My Guest ...
Author: Edward O. Wilson | Narrator: Jonathan Hogan
Release Date: May 15, 2018
"A dazzling journey across the sciences and humanities in search of deep laws to unite them." --The Wall Street Journal One of our greatest living scientists--and the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes for On Human Nature and The Ants--gives us ...
Author: Oliver Sacks | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: November 24, 2015
“My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in its...
Author: Jonathan Lethem | Narrator: Jonathan Lethem
Release Date: November 08, 2011
What’s a novelist supposed to do with contemporary culture? And what’s contemporary culture sup­posed to do with novelists? In The Ecstasy of Influence, Jonathan Lethem, tangling with what he calls the “white elephant” rol...
Author: David Rakoff | Narrator: David Rakoff
Release Date: September 21, 2010
The inimitably witty David Rakoff, New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Get Too Comfortable, defends the commonsensical notion that you should always assume the worst, because you’ll never be disappointed. In this deeply funny (and...
Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates Cover
Author: Daniel Klein and Thomas Cathcart | Narrator: Thomas Cathcart
Release Date: October 20, 2009
From the authors of the bestselling Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . ., a new book on the meaning of death (and life, too).
Heidegger and a Hippo Walk Through Those Pearly Gates Cover