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Biographies
Arts & Design

Notes of a Dream

Krishna Trilok

Notes of a Dream is a detailed account of A.R. Rahman's story, one of India's most famous movie composers who rose to international fame through the film Slumdog Millionaire.

Health & Fitness

Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig

In Notes on a Nervous Planet, author Matt Haig writes relatable essays about living with anxiety in the modern world.

Culture & Society

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible

Peter Pomerantsev

Soviet-born British journalist Peter Pomerantsev provides a mind-bending look behind the shape-shifting intersection of pop culture and politics in early-21st century Russia.

Career & Success

Now What

Ari King

A varied selection of professionals offer their experiences with the college graduation process, providing useful insight into how they found their feet in careers they love.

Biographies
Mind & Philosophy

Nowhere for Very Long

Brianna Madia

Adventurer and desert-dweller Brianna Madia tells the story of her unconventional life traveling with her dogs, Bucket and Dagwood, and her trusty truck Bertha.

Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Arts & Design
Career & Success

NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide

Glen Weldon

A guide to everything you need to know about podcast creation, from one of the largest media organizations in the United States.

Culture & Society
Science & Environment

Nuclear Power: Friend or Foe?

The Open University

This online course from The Open University explores the benefits and drawbacks of nuclear energy and how alternative energy adoption may proceed in the 21st century.

Personal Growth
Health & Fitness
Science & Environment

Nudge

Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein

Nudge shows us how we can unconsciously make better decisions by designing our environment to nudge us in the right direction, thus building our own choice architecture in advance.

Health & Fitness
Parenting & Relationships

Nutrition and Lifestyle in Pregnancy

Berthold Koletzko, LMU Munich

This Coursera course from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich highlights the latest research findings on nutrition-related aspects of pregnancy, advising pregnant women how to eat from conception to birth.

Culture & Society
Biographies

Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union

Peter Kunhardt

Directed by Peter Kunhardt, this three-part HBO documentary chronicles Barack Obama's rise to political power in a nation riddled with major racial injustices.

Technology & the Future
Science & Environment
Mind & Philosophy
Lifestyle

Objectified

Gary Hustwit

In Objectified, industrial designers, design critics, and industry leaders discuss the design of everyday objects, the relationships we form with the things we own, and what those things can tell us about those who has designed and made them.

Biographies
Business

Octopus

Guy Lawson

Guy Lawson narrates the incredible story of Sam Israel, a former hedge fund manager turned fraudster whose investment scam takes a bizarre turn when he is sucked into a scheme himself.

Mind & Philosophy
Biographies

Odd Girl Out

Laura James

After receiving her diagnosis at age 45, Laura James reflects on her journey with autism and explores the condition's unique impact on women.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy

Offline: How to Do Nothing

Offline , Jon Favreau, Jenny Odell

In this January 2022 episode of the Offline podcast, host Jon Favreau talks to artist and author Jenny Odell about the benefits of unplugging, being less productive, and grounding yourself in the present moment.

Parenting & Relationships

Oh Crap! Potty Training

Jamie Glowacki

Oh Crap! Potty Training provides parents with a step-by-step guide on how to successfully tackle your child's transition out of diapers.

Culture & Society

Oil in Putin's Russia

Adnan Vatansever

This book provides a highly detailed analysis of the oil industry's role in Russian politics and how Putin has utilized its revenue to stay in power.

Health & Fitness
Lifestyle
Parenting & Relationships

Older and Wider

Jenny Eclair

Older and Wider is a delightfully light-hearted look at the physical, social, and cultural realities of menopause.

Personal Growth
Parenting & Relationships

On Being Nice

The School of Life, Alain de Botton

This thoughtful guide from The School of Life teaches us how caring and tenderness have become the most underrated human qualities and why they are essential to a happier, more fulfilled life.

Personal Growth
Career & Success

On Confidence

The School of Life, Alain de Botton

On Confidence is a philosophical introduction to the art of confidence, delivering practical tips for increasing your self-esteem and bettering both your life and relationships.

Science & Environment
Culture & Society

On Fire

Naomi Klein

Journalist and climate justice campaigner Naomi Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal in this collection of articles, essays, and speeches, which look beyond the U.S. to envisage a plan for global climate action.

Culture & Society
Mind & Philosophy

On Freedom

Maggie Nelson

Writer and critic Maggie Nelson takes on the subject of freedom through a bold discussion of art, sex, drugs, and climate change.

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