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    • The Emerald Circus

    • Stories
    • De : Jane Yolen, Holly Black - introduction
    • Lu par : Lisa Flanagan, Derek Perkins, Marisa Calin, and others
    • Durée : 9 h
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    Where is Wendy? Leading a labor strike against the Lost Boys, of course. In Jane Yolen's first full collection in more than 10 years, discover new and uncollected tales of beloved characters, literary legends, and much more. A Scottish academic unearths ancient evil in a fishing village. Edgar Allan Poe's young bride is beguiled by a most unusual bird. Dorothy, lifted from Kansas, returns as a gymnastic sophisticate. Emily Dickinson dwells in possibility and sails away in a starship made of light. Winner of the 2018 World Fantasy Award.

    Prix : 16,31 €

    • Sapiens

    • De : Yuval Noah Harari
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 15 h et 18 min
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    Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent book

    • Auteur(s) : william von kohler le 15/03/2017

    Prix : 24,53 €

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • De : Yuval Noah Harari
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 11 h et 41 min
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    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present. How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children? Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To listen and to make listen

    • Auteur(s) : Utilisateur anonyme le 14/12/2018

    Prix : 21,54 €

    • Sapiens

    • A Brief History of Humankind
    • De : Yuval Noah Harari
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 15 h et 17 min
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    Most books about the history of humanity pursue either a historical or a biological approach, but Dr. Yuval Noah Harari breaks the mold with this highly original book. From examining the role evolving humans have played in the global ecosystem to charting the rise of empires, Sapiens integrates history and science to reconsider accepted narratives, connect past developments with contemporary concerns, and examine specific events within the context of larger ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic knowledge for mere mortals

    • Auteur(s) : nreyes le 03/11/2017

    Prix : 29,58 €

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • De : Yuval Noah Harari
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 14 h et 54 min
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    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times best seller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another masterpiece with great narration

    • Auteur(s) : nreyes le 31/07/2018

    Prix : 33,89 €

    • The Jewel of Dantenos

    • The FREE Lee Starfinder Adventure: from the World of the Godling Chronicles, Book 0.5
    • De : Brian D. Anderson
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 1 h et 52 min
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    Filled with confidence and no small measure of arrogance, young Lee Starfinder, along with Millet Gristall, set off on their very first adventure. Lee quickly discovers that life beyond Hazrah can be far deadlier than he could have ever imagined. And soon he must learn that muscle and steel cannot replace loyalty, bravery and friendship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
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    • Auteur(s) : Utilisateur anonyme le 26/01/2019

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    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • De : Yuval Noah Harari
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 14 h et 53 min
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    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book and excellent reader

    • Auteur(s) : Utilisateur anonyme le 08/10/2017

    Prix : 24,53 €

    • The Victorian Internet

    • The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers
    • De : Tom Standage
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 5 h et 22 min
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    The Victorian Internet tells the colorful story of the telegraph's creation and remarkable impact and of the visionaries, oddballs, and eccentrics who pioneered it, from eighteenth-century French scientist Jean-Antoine Nollet to Samuel F. B. Morse and Thomas Edison. The electric telegraph nullified distance and shrank the world quicker and further than ever before or since, and its story mirrors and predicts that of the Internet in numerous ways.

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • Iran

    • A Modern History
    • De : Abbas Amanat
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 41 h et 53 min
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    This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds of years. The book covers the complex history of the diverse societies and economies of Iran against the background of dynastic changes, revolutions, civil wars, foreign occupation, and the rise of the Islamic Republic.

    Prix : 35,87 €

    • Progress

    • Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future
    • De : Johan Norberg
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 6 h et 57 min
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    It's on the television, in the papers, and in our minds. Every day we're bludgeoned by news of how bad everything is - financial collapse, unemployment, growing poverty, environmental disasters, disease, hunger, war. But the rarely acknowledged reality is that our progress over the past few decades has been unprecedented. By almost any index you care to identify, things are markedly better now than they have ever been for almost everyone alive.

    • Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future
    • De : Johan Norberg
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 6 h et 57 min
    • Date de publication : 01/07/2017
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 notations

    Prix : 17,30 €

    • Medieval Europe

    • De : Chris Wickham
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 14 h et 19 min
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    The millennium between the breakup of the western Roman Empire and the Reformation was a long and hugely transformative period - one not easily chronicled within a single book. Yet distinguished historian Chris Wickham has taken up the challenge in this landmark book, and he succeeds in producing the most riveting account of medieval Europe in a generation.

    Prix : 26,89 €

    • After Virtue, Third Edition

    • De : Alasdair MacIntyre
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 14 h et 28 min
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    In this classic work, Alasdair MacIntyre examines the historical and conceptual roots of the idea of virtue, diagnoses the reasons for its absence in personal and public life, and offers a tentative proposal for its recovery. While the individual chapters are wide-ranging, once pieced together, they comprise a penetrating and focused argument about the price of modernity.

    Prix : 25,11 €

    • A Little Book of Language

    • De : David Crystal
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 7 h et 22 min
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    With a language disappearing every two weeks and neologisms springing up almost daily, an understanding of the origins and currency of language has never seemed more relevant. In this charming volume, a narrative history written explicitly for a young audience, expert linguist David Crystal proves why the story of language deserves retelling. From the first words of an infant to the peculiar modern dialect of text messaging, A Little Book of Language ranges widely, revealing language's myriad intricacies and quirks.

    Prix : 18,32 €

    • The Prince and the Pilgrim

    • Arthurian Saga, Book 5
    • De : Mary Stewart
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 8 h et 7 min
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    Alexander the Fatherless: nephew of the villainous King March of Cornwall, who murdered his father. Burning with vengeance, Alexander sets out on a journey to Camelot to seek justice from King Arthur. His path will lead him to the Dark Tower, where the sorceress Morgan le Fay lies in wait. Morgan seduces Alexander and sends him on a quest to Jerusalem to recover the Holy Grail - which she believes will help her take the throne.

    Prix : 19,58 €

    • The Holy War

    • The Losing and Taking Again of the Town of Mansoul
    • De : John Bunyan
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 9 h et 48 min
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    The Holy War tells the story of Mansoul, a utopia built to exalt the greatness and honor of its creator and leader, King Shaddai. However, when the wicked Diabolus, a former high servant of Shaddai's and the king of the blacks, assaults Mansoul, the town forgets its benevolent king and falls under his iniquitous rule. With the citizens of his beloved city lost to sin and vice, Shaddai sends his son, Prince Emmanuel, to deliver them from Diabolus' tyranny.

    Prix : 24,23 €

    • China's Next Strategic Advantage

    • From Imitation to Innovation
    • De : George S. Yip, Bruce McKern
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 10 h et 2 min
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    The history-making development of the Chinese economy has entered a new phase: China is moving aggressively from a strategy of imitation to one of innovation. Driven both by domestic needs and by global ambition, China is establishing itself at the forefront of technological innovation. Western businesses need to prepare for a tidal wave of innovation from China that is about to hit Western markets, and Chinese businesses need to understand the critical importance of innovation in their future.

    Prix : 27,72 €

    • Globalization and Its Discontents

    • De : Joseph E. Stiglitz
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 10 h et 33 min
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    This powerful, unsettling book gives us a rare glimpse behind the closed doors of global financial institutions by the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics. When it was first published, this national best-seller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade, including stints as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and chief economist at the World Bank.

    Prix : 22,61 €

    • The Crusades

    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • De : Thomas Asbridge
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 25 h et 32 min
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    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages. Thomas Asbridge - a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (Joan Acocella, The New Yorker) - covers the years 1095 to 1291 in this big, ambitious, listenable account of one of the most fascinating periods in history.

    Prix : 51,13 €

    • The Gift of the Gab

    • How Eloquence Works
    • De : David Crystal
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 6 h et 17 min
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    We all know eloquence when we hear it. But what exactly is it? And how might we gain more of it for ourselves? This entertaining and, yes, eloquent audiobook illuminates the power of language from a linguistic point of view and provides fascinating insights into the way we use words. David Crystal, a world-renowned expert on the history and usage of the English language, probes the intricate workings of eloquence in this lively analysis. Crystal focuses on the here and now of eloquent speaking - from pitch, pace, and prosody to jokes, appropriateness, and how to wield a microphone.

    Prix : 21,99 €

    • Journey to the Center of the Earth (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • De : Jules Verne
    • Lu par : Derek Perkins
    • Durée : 8 h et 45 min
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    A sixteenth-century cryptogram spurs modern geologist Otto Liedenbrock to embark on the most remarkable human quest ever taken. With his nephew and guide, he leads the descent from a dormant Icelandic volcano into the unexplored realm beneath their feet. There, a vast subterranean ocean, prehistoric creatures, and natural phenomena are but a few of the wonders hidden from all but the boldest eyes.

    Prix : 22,40 €

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