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Author: Kristen Radtke
Release Date: July 06, 2021
From the acclaimed author of Imagine Wanting Only This--a timely and moving meditation on isolation and longing, both as individuals and as a society.There is a silent epidemic in America: loneliness. Shameful to talk about and often misunderstood, l...
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Author: Thomas Trappe, Caroline Waight and Johannes Krause | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: April 13, 2021
“A highly readable, personal guide to the twists and turns in unravelling ancient DNA: Krause and Trappe expertly recount the story of archaeogenetics to reveal how this new field has utterly transformed understanding of our deep past...
Author: Roy Richard Grinker | Narrator: Lyle Blaker
Release Date: January 26, 2021
A compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attitudes toward mental illness throughout history and the fight to end the stigma.For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asy...
Author: James Suzman | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: January 19, 2021
"This book is a tour de force." -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and TakeA revolutionary new history of humankind through the prism of work by leading anthropologist James SuzmanWork defines who we are. It determines our statu...
Author: Eduardo Porter | Narrator: Eduardo Porter and Anthony Rey Perez
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A sweeping examination of how American racism has broken the country's social compact, eroded America's common goods, and damaged the lives of every American--and a heartfelt look at how these deep wounds might begin to heal.Compared to other industr...
Author: Erving Goffman | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: January 14, 2020
A notable contribution to our understanding of ourselves. This book explores the realm of human behavior in social situations and the way that we appear to others.  Dr. Goffman uses the metaphor of theatrical performance as a framework. Each per...
Author: Charles King | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: August 06, 2019
2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award WinnerFinalist for the National Book Critics Circle AwardFrom an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it—a sweeping ch...
Author: Darrell Bricker and John Ibbitson | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: February 05, 2019
An award-winning journalist and leading international social researcher make the provocative argument that the global population will soon begin to decline, dramatically reshaping the social, political, and economic landscape   For half a centur...
Author: Yuval Noah Harari | Narrator: Derek Perkins
Release Date: September 04, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today’s most pressing issues.“F...
Author: Jordan B. Peterson | Narrator: Jordan B. Peterson
Release Date: June 12, 2018
Jordan B. Peterson's Maps of Meaning is now available for the first time as an audio download!Why have people from different cultures and eras formulated myths and stories with similar structures? What does this similarity tell us about the mind, mor...
Author: Pamela Druckerman | Narrator: Pamela Druckerman
Release Date: May 29, 2018
The best-selling author of BRINGING UP BÉBÉ investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face.When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a disturbin...
Author: Alex Wagner | Narrator: Alex Wagner
Release Date: April 17, 2018
An acclaimed journalist travels the globe to solve the mystery of her ancestry, confronting the question at the heart of the American experience of immigration, race, and identity: Who are my people?“A thoughtful, beautiful meditation on what m...