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#1 ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A straightforward, easy-to-understand introduction to the universe.

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#2 A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME

Stephen Hawking

The British cosmologist reviews efforts to create a unified theory of the universe; first published in 1988.

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#3 SAPIENS

Yuval Noah Harari

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species. 15 hours, 17 minutes unabridged. Read by Derek Perkins.

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#4 WHO WE ARE AND HOW WE GOT HERE

David Reich

An exploration of how technological advances have changed our understanding of human prehistory through the extraction of DNA from ancient bones.

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#5 ENLIGHTENMENT NOW

Steven Pinker

A case for using reason, science and humanism to counter pessimistic views of Western civilization.

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#6 BEING MORTAL

Atul Gawande

The surgeon and New Yorker writer considers how doctors fail patients at the end of life, and how they can do better.

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#7 ROCKET MEN

Robert Kurson

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#8 DOES IT FART?

Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

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#9 THE POWER OF HABIT

Charles Duhigg

An examination of the science behind habits, how we form them and break them.

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#10 WHEN

Daniel H Pink

Research reveals the ideal time to make small decisions and big life changes. 5 hours, 46 minutes unabridged. Read by the author.

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