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Feeling and Knowing Cover
Author: Antonio Damasio
Release Date: March 16, 2021
From one of the world's leading neuroscientists--a succinct, illuminating, wholly engaging investigation of the phenomenon of consciousness.In recent decades, many philosophers and cognitive scientists have declared the question of consciousness unso...
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Author: Sohrab Ahmari
Release Date: March 16, 2021
We've pursued and achieved the modern dream of defining ourselves--but at what cost? The New York Post op-ed editor makes a compelling case for seeking the inherited traditions and ideals that give our lives meaning.As a young father and a self-procl...
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An Onion in My Pocket Cover
Author: Deborah Madison | Narrator: Deborah Madison
Release Date: November 10, 2020
From the author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone ("The Queen of Greens," The Washington Post)--a warm, bracingly honest memoir that also gives us an insider's look at the vegetarian movement.Thanks to her beloved cookbooks and groundbreaking work a...
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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 ...
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Author: Robert Thurman | Narrator: Robert Thurman
Release Date: November 03, 2020
The most accessible and informative version of the Buddhist classic available in English, with instruction in meditation, illuminating commentary, and guidance in the practical use of the prayers   The so-called “Tibetan Book of the Dead&r...
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This Book Will Make You Kinder Cover
Author: Henry James Garrett
Release Date: October 20, 2020
From the creator of Drawings of Dogs, a thoughtful examination of empathy and the necessity of being kinderThe kindness we owe one another goes far beyond the everyday gestures of feeding someone else's parking meter--although it's important not to d...
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Author: Liesl Schillinger and Jean-Francois Marmion | Narrator: Mark Deakins, Allyson Ryan and Hillary Huber
Release Date: October 06, 2020
"We need books like this one." --Steven PinkerAt last, stupidity explained! And by some of the world's smartest people, among them Daniel Kahneman, Dan Ariely, Alison Gopnik, Howard Gardner, Antonio Damasio, Aaron James, and Ryan Holiday.And so I pro...
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Author: Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman | Narrator: Ryan Holiday
Release Date: September 29, 2020
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, success, resilience and virtue.Nearly 2,300 years after a ruined merchant named Zeno first establ...
Author: Alan Jacobs | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: September 08, 2020
From the author of HOW TO THINK and THE PLEASURES OF READING IN AN AGE OF DISTRACTION, a literary guide to engaging with the voices of the past to stay sane in the presentW. H. Auden once wrote that "art is our chief means of breaking bread with the ...
Author: Helen Stevenson and Ollivier Pourriol | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 08, 2020
Sick of striving? Giving up on grit? Had enough of hustle culture? Daunted by the 10,000-hour rule? Relax: As the French know, it's the best way to be better at everything.In the realm of love, what could be less seductive than someone who's trying t...
Author: Wolfram Eilenberger | Narrator: Rhett Samuel Price
Release Date: August 18, 2020
A grand narrative of the intertwining lives of Walter Benjamin, Martin Heidegger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Ernst Cassirer, major philosophers whose ideas shaped the twentieth centuryThe year is 1919. The horror of the First World War is still fresh f...
Author: Kate Manne | Narrator: Cynthia Farrell
Release Date: August 11, 2020
An urgent exploration of men’s entitlement and how it serves to police and punish women, from the acclaimed author of Down Girl“Kate Manne is a thrilling and provocative feminist thinker. Her work is indispensable.”—Rebec...