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  • Matthew Walker

    “Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and power of slumber. With two appearances on CBS This Morning and Fresh Air's most popular interview of 2017, Matthew Walker has made abundantly clear that sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why we sleep,...read more

  • Matthew Walker

    Brought to you by Penguin THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER TLS, OBSERVER, SUNDAY TIMES, FT, GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL AND EVENING STANDARD BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, read by John Sackville. Includes a bonus PDF of graphs and diagrams. Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and longevity and yet it is increasingly neglected in twenty-first-century society, with devastating consequences: every major disease in the developed world - Alzheimer's, cancer, obesity, diabetes - has very strong causal links to deficient sleep. Until very recently, science had no answer to the question of why...read more

  • Gordon Dunleavy

    Nightfall is the prime time for terror… In the jungles of Vietnam, Hell on earth awaits a troop of unsuspecting GIs. A greedy gravedigger faces deadly repercussions for stealing from the dead. And love comes with a terrible price when a lonely woman turns to a witch to fulfill her heart’s desires… Plunge into darkness with Scare Street’s new collection of bone-chilling terror. This demonic volume contains thirteen sinister tales of supernatural horror. Enough to keep you reading into the darkest hours of the night. Things look different in the moonlight. The branches of a tree become a monster’s claws. The shadows around your window seem like wraiths, rising from the...read more

  • Matthew Walker

    Der New York Times und internationale Bestseller! Prof. Dr. Matthew Walker, Direktor des Schlaflabors der UC Berkeley, teilt seine bahnbrechenden Forschungserkenntnisse und verdeutlicht die enorme Wirkung der Nachtruhe. Denn Schlaf ist einer der wichtigsten und zugleich unterschätztesten Aspekte eines gesunden, langen und glücklichen Lebens. Der richtige Schlaf macht uns klüger, attraktiver, schlanker, beugt Krebs und Demenz vor, stärkt das Immunsystem und verringert das Risiko für Herzinfarkt und Diabetes. In diesem Hörbuch erfahren Sie: • woher weiß Ihr Körper, wann es Zeit zum Schlafen ist; • warum leiden Sie an Jetlag, wenn Sie in eine andere Zeitzone gereist...read more