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Personal Growth
Career & Success

A Few Wise Words

Peter Mukherjee

Develop your personal philosophy using the wisdom of the world's most successful people. In A Few Wise Words, 22 contributors offer a wide variety of advice and guidance, focusing on a few common themes.

Science & Environment

A Field Guide to Water

99% Invisible, Roman Mars

From marine biologists and submarine pilots to ice skaters and professional mermaids, this August 2021 episode of the 99% Invisible podcast explores what water means to different people and why it's so important to us.

Personal Growth

A First-Rate Madness

S. Nassir Ghaemi

A First-Rate Madness shares the stories of how many world leaders prevailed despite mental illness and struggles – through their lessons, we'll learn how to turn our psychological disadvantages into leadership strengths.

Personal Growth
Religion & Spirituality
Mind & Philosophy

A Force for Good

Daniel Goleman, Dalai Lama XIV

A Force For Good is a universal call to turn our compassion outward and use it to improve ourselves and the world around us.

History
Culture & Society

A Full Life

Jimmy Carter

Former President Jimmy Carter looks back on ten decades of American life, his lived history and his multifaceted career.

Personal Growth
Mind & Philosophy
Parenting & Relationships
Science & Environment
Culture & Society

A General Theory of Love

Thomas Lewis, Fari Amini, Richard Lannon

A General Theory of Love will help you reprogram your mind for better emotional intelligence and relationships, based on what three psychiatrists have to say about the science of why we experience love and other emotions.

Technology & the Future
Business
Health & Fitness

A Glimpse into the Future

TED Radio Hour, Amy Webb

In this December 2021 episode of the TED Radio Hour podcast, host Manoush Zomorodi and futurist Amy Webb discuss technological innovations outlined in various TED talks.

Personal Growth
Arts & Design
Mind & Philosophy

A Guide to the Good Life

William B. Irvine

A Guide to the Good Life is a roadmap for Stoicism, showing you how you can cultivate this ancient philosophy in your own life, why it's useful, and what Stoics are really about.

History
Culture & Society

A History of East Asia

Charles Holcombe

Professor Charles Holcombe explores the historical development of China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam from ancient times to the modern day, showing how these East Asian countries have influenced one another throughout the centuries.

Culture & Society
History

A History of Magic, Witchcraft, and the Occult

DK

A fascinating look at the parallels between evolving human history and a belief in the supernatural, from the rituals of ancient religions to modern-day magic and occultism.

Culture & Society
History
Lifestyle

A History of the World in 6 Glasses

Tom Standage

A History of the World in 6 Glasses will give you some great conversation starters at your next party by teaching you the origins and impact of the world's six favorite drinks, including beer, wine, alcoholic spirits, tea, coffee, and soda.

Culture & Society
Science & Environment

A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century

Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein

In their fascinating book A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century, Heather Heying and Bret Weinstein examine the biggest problems facing modern society through the biological lens of our evolutionary history.

Career & Success
Personal Growth

A Job to Love

The School of Life, Alain de Botton

This concise guide from The School of Life will help you figure out how to choose a career you can feel good about.

Science & Environment

A Life on Our Planet

David Attenborough

In A Life on Our Planet, renowned nature broadcaster David Attenborough shares a personal retrospective of his career and his concerns for the future of life on Earth.

Parenting & Relationships

A Life's Work

Rachel Cusk

Acclaimed British novelist Rachel Cusk delivers an honest, unexpected, and multifaceted account of motherhood.

Parenting & Relationships
Mind & Philosophy
Personal Growth

A Line Above the Sky

Helen Mort

This memoir from British poet Helen Mort explores the links between mountain climbing, connecting with nature, and motherhood.

Culture & Society

A Little Devil in America

Hanif Abdurraqib

Poet and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib reflects on Black culture in the U.S. in a series of deeply personal and poetic short essays exploring the ties between music, performance, and culture.

Business
Career & Success
Personal Growth
History
Mind & Philosophy

A Message to Garcia

Elbert Hubbard

A Message To Garcia teaches you how to be the best at your job by becoming a dedicated worker with a good attitude about whatever tasks your company gives you.

Education
Mind & Philosophy
Science & Environment

A Mind for Numbers

Barbara Oakley

A Mind For Numbers will teach you how to learn math and science more efficiently and improve your skills by understanding how your brain absorbs and processes information, even if these subjects don't come naturally to you.

Education

A Mini Course on Time Management

Brandon Hakim, Insider School

Brandon Hakim shows us how we can manage our time better and explains why efficient time management involves concentrating on doing the things that bring us closer to our goals.

Mind & Philosophy

A Monk's Guide to Happiness

Gelong Thubten

A Monk's Guide To Happiness will help you find more joy in life by identifying the most common mental pitfalls we fall into, and how to break the shackles of suffering to finally find inner peace.

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