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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.

Business
Career & Success
Personal Growth
Leadership & Entrepreneurship
Mind & Philosophy
Health & Fitness

A More Beautiful Question

Warren Berger

A More Beautiful Question will teach you how to ask more insightful questions, showing you the power that the right questions have to transform your life for the better.

Personal Growth

A New Earth

Eckhart Tolle

A New Earth outlines a crazy and destructive place we call home, but not without showing us that we can all save it together, by looking into our minds and detaching ourselves from our ego, so we can practice acceptance and enjoyment.

Parenting & Relationships

A New Way for Mothers

Louise Webster

Figure out how to remember and hold onto your unique passions and talent as a mother, but without sacrificing caregiving.

Culture & Society
History

A People's History of the United States

Howard Zinn

A People's History Of The United States will help you improve the world by giving you a better understanding of the true, sometimes shameful, story of this America's rise to power.

Science & Environment

A Plastic Ocean

Craig Leeson

In his stunning documentary A Plastic Ocean, award-winning filmmaker Craig Leeson seeks to highlight the devastating impact plastic waste is having on the ocean, wildlife, and human health, and to offer some solutions to a problem that won't simply go away.

History
Culture & Society
Biographies

A Promised Land

Barack Obama

A Promised Land is the first volume of Barack Obama's presidential memoirs. A reflection on his political campaigns, early presidency, and the death of Osama bin Laden, this is a frank exploration of the first African American president's journey to the USA's highest office.

Culture & Society
History
Biographies

A Queen for All Seasons

Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley's collection of first-hand insights and observations of Queen Elizabeth II seeks to celebrate the achievement of the Commonwealth's longest-reigning monarch.

Culture & Society
History

A Queer History of the United States

Michael Bronski

An exploration of the evolution of gender, sex, and sexuality throughout U.S. history, as well as the systems and movements that influenced the growth of the modern LGBTQ+ community today.

Mind & Philosophy
Parenting & Relationships
Personal Growth

A Radical Guide for Women with ADHD

Sari Solden, Michelle Frank

Sari Solden and Michelle Frank unpack the unique challenges facing women with ADHD, exploring mindfulness-based approaches to unlock a happier, more authentic life.

Business

A Random Walk Down Wall Street

Burton G. Malkiel

A Random Walk Down Wall Street is a time-honored yet modern guide to personal investing without the need for expensive money managers.

Religion & Spirituality

A Replacement for Religion

The School of Life, Alain de Botton

The School of Life asks how society might be able to recover the positive aspects of religion, despite many of us no longer having a faith tradition.

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