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#1 SAPIENS

Yuval Noah Harari

How Homo sapiens became Earth’s dominant species.

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#2 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

Yuval Noah Harari

Technological, political and social issues in the modern era. Read by Derek Perkins. 11 hours, 41 minutes unabridged.

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#3 BRIEF ANSWERS TO THE BIG QUESTIONS

Stephen Hawking

A collection of essays from the late scientist’s personal archive that address 10 imponderables.

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#4 THE BODY KEEPS THE SCORE

Bessel van der Kolk

How trauma affects the body and mind, and innovative treatments for recovery.

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#5 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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#6 HOW TO CHANGE YOUR MIND

Michael Pollan

A personal account of how psychedelics might help the mentally ill and people dealing with everyday challenges. Read by the author. 13 hours, 34 minutes unabridged.

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#7 ASTROPHYSICS FOR PEOPLE IN A HURRY

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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

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#8 THINKING, FAST AND SLOW

Daniel Kahneman

When we can and cannot trust our intuitions in making business and personal decisions.

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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 THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS

Rebecca Skloot

The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.

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