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  • Florence Williams

    For fans of Wild and Lab Girl, Heartbreak is a uniquely immersive audiobook, merging science and self-discovery to change the way we think about loneliness, health, and what it means to fall in and out of love.  When her twenty-five-year marriage unexpectedly falls apart, journalist Florence Williams expects the loss to hurt. What she doesn’t expect is that she’ll end up in the hospital, examining close-up the way our cells listen to loneliness. She travels to the frontiers of the science of “social pain” to learn why heartbreak hurts so much and why so much of the conventional wisdom about it is wrong.  In Williams’s search for insight as well as more

  • Florence Williams

    For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; Nikola Tesla conceived the electric motor while visiting a park. Intrigued by our storied renewal in the natural world, Florence Williams sets out to uncover the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to groves of eucalyptus in California, Williams investigates the science at the confluence of environment, mood, health, and creativity. Delving into completely new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, more

  • Florence Williams

    Did you know that breast milk contains substances similar to cannabis? Or that it's sold on the Internet for 262 times the price of oil? Feted and fetishized, the breast is an evolutionary masterpiece. But in the modern world, the breast is changing. Breasts are getting bigger, arriving earlier, and attracting newfangled chemicals. Increasingly, the odds are stacked against us in the struggle with breast cancer, even among men. What makes breasts so mercurial-and so vulnerable?In this informative and highly entertaining account, intrepid science reporter Florence Williams sets out to uncover the latest scientific findings from the fields of anthropology, biology, and medicine. more

  • Edwin Booth

    Along with historical narrative, hear rare recordings of some of the most people in history, including Robert Browning, Kenneth Landfrey, Florence Nightingale, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, PT Barnum, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Edwin Booth, General Nelson Miles, William Jennings Bryan, and Garret A. Hobart. Recording obtained and published by more

  • P.T. Barnum

    This Audiobook contains the following works The Sky is the Limit Vol 1 Think and Grow Rich [Napoleon Hill] - Starts at Chapter 1 The prophet [Khalil Gibran] - Starts at Chapter 19 Eight Pillars of Prosperity [James Allen]- Starts at Chapter 47 As a Man Thinketh [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 58 An Iron Will [Orison Swett Marden] - Starts at Chapter 67 The Art of Money Getting more

  • James Allen

    This Audiobook contains the following works : The Richest Man in Babylon [George Samuel Clason] - Starts at Chapter 1 Meditations [Marcus Aurelius] - Starts at Chapter 20 Every Man His Own University [Russell H. Conwell] - Starts at Chapter 33 How to Get What You Want [Wallace D. Wattles] - Starts at Chapter 39 Self Development And Power [L. W. Rogers] - Starts at Chapter 44 Self-Reliance [Ralph Waldo Emerson] - Starts at Chapter 47 The Game of Life and How to Play it [Florence Scovel Shinn] - Starts at Chapter 49 The Life Triumphant [James Allen] - Starts at Chapter 59 The Psychology of Salemanship Franklin [William Walker Atkinson] - Starts at Chapter 69 What you can more