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  1. Miss Austen: One of the best novels of 2020 according to the Times, Mail, Observer, Stylist and more Audiobook Miss Austen: One of the best novels of 2020 according to the Times, Mail, Observer, Stylist and more
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  2. Cleanness Audiobook Cleanness
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  3. Don't Hold My Head Down Audiobook Don't Hold My Head Down
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  4. You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters Audiobook You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters
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  5. The Hopes and Triumphs of the Amir Sisters Audiobook The Hopes and Triumphs of the Amir Sisters
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  6. The Other People Audiobook The Other People
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  7. Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be U Audiobook Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be U
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  8. Mr Nobody Audiobook Mr Nobody
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  9. Love Her or Lose Her: A Novel Audiobook Love Her or Lose Her: A Novel
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  10. The Bear and The Nightingale: (Winternight Trilogy) Audiobook The Bear and The Nightingale: (Winternight Trilogy)
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Whose Water is it, Anyway?: Taking Water Protection into Public Hands Audiobook

Whose Water is it, Anyway?: Taking Water Protection into Public Hands

Author: Maude Barlow Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: December 2019

'Maude Barlow is one of our planet's greatest water defenders.' ? Naomi Klein, bestselling author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine The Blue Communities Project is dedicated to three primary things: that access to clean, drinkable water is a basic human right; that municipal and community water will be held in public hands; and that single-use plastic water bottles will not be available in public spaces. With its simple, straightforward approach, the movement has been growing around the world for a decade. Today, Paris, Berlin, Bern, and Montreal are just a few of the cities that have made themselves Blue Communities. In Whose Water Is It, Anyway?, renowned water justice activist Maude Barlow recounts her own education in water issues as she and her fellow grassroots water warriors woke up to the immense pressures facing water in a warming world. Concluding with a step-by-step guide to making your own community blue, Maude Barlow's latest book is a heartening example of how ordinary people can effect enormous change.

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Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. and Mexico Audiobook

Dealing Death and Drugs: The Big Business of Dope in the U.S. and Mexico

Author: Beto O'rourke, Susie Byrd Narrator: Andrea Gallo, Jonathan Todd Ross Release Date: November 2019

The War on Drugs doesn't work. This became obvious to El Paso City Representatives Susie Byrd and Beto O'Rourke when they started to ask questions about why El Paso's sister city Ciudad Juarez has become the deadliest city in the world-8,000-plus deaths since January 1, 2008. Byrd and O'Rourke soon realized American drug use and United States' failed War on Drugs are at the core of problem. In Dealing Death and Drugs - a book written for the general reader - they explore the costs and consequences of marijuana prohibition. They argue that marijuana prohibition has created a black market so profitable that drug kingpins are billionaires and drug control doesn't stand a chance. Using Juarez as their focus, they describe the business model of drug trafficking and explain why this illicit system has led to the never-ending slaughter of human beings. Their position: the only rational alternative to the War on Drugs is to end to the current prohibition on marijuana. 'If Washington won't do anything different, if Mexico City won't do anything different, then it is up to us - the citizens of the border who understand the futility and tragedy of this current policy first hand - to lead the way.' - from the Afterword

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Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology Audiobook

Nano Comes to Life: How Nanotechnology is Transforming Medicine and the Future of Biology

Author: Sonia Contera Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: November 2019

The nanotechnology revolution that will transform human health and longevity Nano Comes to Life opens a window onto the nanoscale?the infinitesimal realm of proteins and DNA where physics and cellular and molecular biology meet?and introduces readers to the rapidly evolving nanotechnologies that are allowing us to manipulate the very building blocks of life. Sonia Contera gives an insider's perspective on this new frontier, revealing how nanotechnology enables a new kind of multidisciplinary science that is poised to give us control over our own biology, our health, and our lives. Drawing on her perspective as one of today's leading researchers in the field, Contera describes the exciting ways in which nanotechnology makes it possible to understand, interact with, and manipulate biology?such as by designing and building artificial structures and even machines at the nanoscale using DNA, proteins, and other biological molecules as materials. In turn, nanotechnology is revolutionizing medicine in ways that will have profound effects on our health and longevity, from nanoscale machines that can target individual cancer cells and deliver drugs more effectively, to nanoantibiotics that can fight resistant bacteria, to the engineering of tissues and organs for research, drug discovery, and transplantation. The future will bring about the continued fusion of nanotechnology with biology, physics, medicine, and cutting-edge fields like robotics and artificial intelligence, ushering us into a new 'transmaterial era.' As we contemplate the power, advantages, and risks of accessing and manipulating our own biology, Contera offers insight and hope that we may all share in the benefits of this revolutionary research.

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I Wanted Fries with That: How to Ask for What you Want and Get What You Need Audiobook

I Wanted Fries with That: How to Ask for What you Want and Get What You Need

Author: Amy Fish Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: October 2019

At some point in our lives, we've all experienced a small injustice - a restaurant botching our lunch order, a business not returning our calls, or a fellow airline passenger squashing us by moving his seat back - and suffered in silence for fear of offending anyone. When we fail to speak up, however, we end up shortchanging ourselves. In I Wanted Fries with That, Amy Fish encourages readers to stand up for themselves by complaining effectively. In her career as a university ombudsman, Fish has dealt with thousands of complaints - some trivial, some serious - and gained actionable insights about what works and what doesn't. Her suggestions will appeal to anyone who wants to speak up and isn't sure where to start, including managers navigating workplace disputes, couples who argue about the same things over and over, and even someone with a friend with bad breath. Illustrating her points with funny real-life stories, Fish reveals pragmatic methods to redress grievances with civility, honesty, and fairness for everyone involved - whether you're trying to right the wrongs of the world or just claim the French fries you ordered.

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Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven But Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health  Audiobook

Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven But Nobody Wants to Die: Bioethics and the Transformation of Health

Author: Amy Gutmann, Jonathan D. Moreno Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: August 2019

An incisive examination of bioethics and American healthcare, and their profound affects on American culture over the last sixty years, from two eminent scholars. An eye-opening look at the inevitable moral choices that come along with tremendous medical progress, Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven but Nobody Wants to Die is a primer for all Americans to talk more honestly about health care. Beginning in the 1950s when doctors still paid house calls but regularly withheld the truth from their patients, Amy Gutmann and Jonathan D. Moreno explore an unprecedented revolution in health care and explain the problem with Americas wanting everything that medical science has to offer without debating its merits and its limits. The result: Americans today pay far more for health care while having among the lowest life expectancies and highest infant mortality of any affluent nation. Gutmann and Moreno?incisive, influential, and pragmatic thinkers (Arthur Caplan)?demonstrate that the stakes have never been higher for prolonging and improving life. From health care reform and death-with-dignity to child vaccinations and gene editing, they explain how bioethics came to dominate the national spotlight, leading and responding to a revolution in doctor-patient relations, a burgeoning world of organ transplants, and new reproductive technologies that benefit millions but create a host of legal and ethical challenges. With striking examples, the authors show how breakthroughs in cancer research, infectious disease, and drug development provide Americans with exciting new alternatives, yet often painful choices. They address head-on the most fundamental challenges in American health care: Why do we pay so much for health care while still lacking universal coverage? How can medical studies adequately protect individuals who volunteer for them? Whats fair when it comes to allocating organs for transplants in truly life-and-death situations? A lucid and provocative blend of history and public policy, this urgent work exposes the American paradox of wanting to have it all without paying the price.

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What Does It Feel Like to Die?: Inspiring New Insights into the Experience of Dying Audiobook

What Does It Feel Like to Die?: Inspiring New Insights into the Experience of Dying

Author: Jennie Dear Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: June 2019

People have always been curious about what it feels like to die, but with all the medical testing available today, it is estimated that 90% of all Americans will die after living for weeks, months, or even years with the knowledge that they have a fatal disease. With that knowledge in hand, they (and their loved ones) want to know what the dying process will feel like. WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO DIE? answers their questions and fills the gap between bestselling books written by medical professionals or caregivers advocating a change in the health care system (eg Being Mortal. Knocking on Heaven's Door) and highly individual stories about death (When Breath Becomes Air, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes--which is actually about what happens after we die). In WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE TO DIE?, Jennie Dear combines the latest research and medical findings with her own experiences as a hospice volunteer and caregiver to answer the questions we all want to know. As a long-time hospice volunteer, Jennie Dear has helped countless patients, families, and caregivers cope with the many challenges of the dying process. Inspired by her own personal journey with her mother's long-term illness, Dear demystifies the experience of dying for everyone whose lives it touches. She spoke to doctors, nurses, and caregivers, as well as families, friends, and the patients themselves. The result is a brilliantly researched, eye-opening account that combines the latest medical findings with sensitive human insights to offer real emotional support and answers to some of the questions that affect us all. Does dying hurt? A frank discussion of whether dying has to be painful--and why it sometimes is even when treatment is readily available. Is there a better way to cope with dying? Comforting stories of people who found peace in the face of death , and some of the expert methods they used for getting there. The last few hours: What does it feel like to die? Powerful glimpses from dedicated professionals into the physical experiences of people in their final moments--plus comforting words and insights from those who are there to help.

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How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results Audiobook

How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results

Author: Esther Wojcicki Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: May 2019

Random House presents the audiobook edition of How to Raise Successful People written by Esther Wojcicki, read by Andrea Gallo. Being a parent is complicated - but the trick to succeed is simpler than you think. There are no Nobel Prizes for parenting or education, but if there were, Esther Wojcicki would be the bookies' favourite. Known as the Godmother of Silicon Valley - or simply Woj - Esther's three daughters have all gone on to huge success in their professional fields and, more importantly, their personal lives. What's her secret? As we face an epidemic of parental and childhood anxiety, Woj has the advice every parent wants to hear: climb out of that helicopter and relax. Her tried and tested TRICK system will help you: · Let your child discover their own passions · Move on from past parenting mistakes · Build rock-solid foundations for a lifelong relationship · Be brave enough to give your child freedom · Work with your children, not against them · Set healthy relationships with technology Your children are the future. If you change your parenting, you can change the world. 'A brilliant book. It should be on the bookshelf of every parent.' FROST MAGAZINE 'Esther Wojcicki is leading a revolution . . . How to Raise Successful People shows us how to be our best so our children can be their best.' ARIANA HUFFINGTON

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The Age of Living Machines: How the Convergence of Biology and Engineering Will Build the Next Techn Audiobook

The Age of Living Machines: How the Convergence of Biology and Engineering Will Build the Next Techn

Author: Susan Hockfield Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: May 2019

From the former president of MIT, the story of the next technology revolution, and how it will change our lives. A century ago, discoveries in physics came together with engineering to produce an array of astonishing new technologies: radios, telephones, televisions, aircraft, radar, nuclear power, computers, the Internet, and a host of still-evolving digital tools. These technologies so radically reshaped our world that we can no longer conceive of life without them. Today, the world's population is projected to rise to well over 9.5 billion by 2050, and we are currently faced with the consequences of producing the energy that fuels, heats, and cools us. With temperatures and sea levels rising, and large portions of the globe plagued with drought, famine, and drug-resistant diseases, we need new technologies to tackle these problems. But we are on the cusp of a new convergence, argues world-renowned neuroscientist Susan Hockfield, with discoveries in biology coming together with engineering to produce another array of almost inconceivable technologies?next-generation products that have the potential to be every bit as paradigm shifting as the twentieth century's digital wonders. The Age of Living Machines describes some of the most exciting new developments and the scientists and engineers who helped create them. Virus-built batteries. Protein-based water filters. Cancer-detecting nanoparticles. Mind-reading bionic limbs. Computer-engineered crops. Together they highlight the promise of the technology revolution of the twenty-first century to overcome some of the greatest humanitarian, medical, and environmental challenges of our time.

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The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green Audiobook

The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green

Author: Erica Boyce Narrator: Andrea Gallo, Graham Halstead, Morgan Hallett Release Date: April 2019

The Fifteen Wonders of Daniel Green. Eric Smith at PS Literary, who represented Boyce, said the literary novel is about a man who, while traveling across the country, makes 'crop circles for farmers as part of a society of 'Circlers.'?' The hero then 'finds himself falling for the daughter of a dying farmer, gets drawn into the tangle of her family's secrets, and has to come to terms with the life he's been running from.'

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Legacy of Mercy Audiobook

Legacy of Mercy

Having returned to Chicago, young socialite Anna Nicholson can't seem to focus on her upcoming marriage. The new information she's learned about her birth mother continues to pull at her, and she hires Pinkerton detectives to help her find the truth. But as she meets people who once knew her mother and hears stories about the past, Anna soon discovers that some secrets are better left hidden. At the same time, unflattering stories about Anna are leaked by someone who would love to see her disgraced and her engagement broken. And as Anna tries to share her faith with her society friends, she understands that her choice to seek God's purpose for her life isn't as simple as she had hoped. When things are at their darkest, Anna knows she can turn to her grandmother, Geesje de Jonge, back in Holland, Michigan. Geesje's been helping new Dutch immigrants, including a teen with a haunted past, adjust to America. She only hopes that her wisdom can help all these young people through the turmoil they face.

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After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet Audiobook

After Emily: Two Remarkable Women and the Legacy of America's Greatest Poet

Author: Julie Dobrow Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: October 2018

The untold story of the mother and daughter who opened the door to Emily Dickinson's poetry. Emily Dickinson may be the most widely read and beloved of all American poets, but the story behind her work's initial, posthumous publication in 1890 and the mother-and-daughter team most responsible for her enduring legacy are barely known. After Emily recounts the extraordinary lives of Mabel Loomis Todd and her daughter, Millicent Todd Bingham, and the powerful literary legacy they shared. Mabel's complicated relationships with the Dickinsons?including her thirteen-year extramarital affair with Emily's brother, Austin?roiled the small town of Amherst, Massachusetts. Mabel and Austin's love led to her work with Emily Dickinson's poetry, which inspired both Mabel's life and her daughter's, and fed controversies over the poetry's promotion, editing, and ownership. Julie Dobrow has unearthed hundreds of primary sources to tell this compelling narrative and reveal the surprising impact Mabel and Millicent had on the Emily Dickinson we know today.

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Sky Girls: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race Audiobook

Sky Girls: The True Story of the First Women's Cross-Country Air Race

Author: Gene Nora Jessen Narrator: Andrea Gallo Release Date: August 2018

The inspiring, true story of the first female pilots taking their rightful place in the exciting world of aviation. In 1929, nineteen gutsy women blazed out of the darkness by setting out from California in propeller-driven planes, each competing to be the winner of the first female cross-country air race. The hazards were many, from disastrous weather to possible sabotage, but by facing the dangers with skill and determination, the racers thrilled the nation, and pioneered a new future for female pilots and women's rights.

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