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  • Motivation to Succeed!: The Psychology of Motivation

    Motivation to Succeed!: The Psychology of Motivation

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures
    Author: Made for Success
    Duration: 11:34:00

    Have you ever wanted to find the perfect motivational speech exactly when you need it most? Look no further! Enjoy the world's top motivational speakers in this multi-disc collection to fill your library with inspirational stories from master storytellers like Zig Ziglar, Mark Victor Hansen, and Les ... [ more ]

  • High Self-Esteem and Unshakable Confidence: The Science of Feeling Great!

    High Self-Esteem and Unshakable Confidence: The Science of Feeling Great!

    Genre: Psychology,Lectures,Psychology,Lectures,Psychology,Lectures
    Author: Made for Success
    Duration: 06:14:00

    Feeling confident, enjoying your life, and being successful doesn't happen by accident. Would knowing how to stop negative thinking be helpful to you? With the tools in this groundbreaking audio program, you will discover the best methods to change old behavior patterns and use your mind to feel poi ... [ more ]

  • Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

    Free to Choose: A Personal Statement

    Genre: Lectures,Economics,Lectures,Economics
    Author: Milton Friedman, Rose Friedman
    Duration: 12:18:00

    All who listen to this masterful and lucid polemic for a free market economy will never question Milton Friedman's Nobel Prize in economics. Friedman and his wife Rose team to write a most convincing and readable guide that illustrates the crucial link between Adam Smith's capitalism and the free so ... [ more ]

  • Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

    Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Gene B. Hardy
    Duration: 04:53:00

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Tolkien's The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all f ... [ more ]

  • How to Create a Mind

    How to Create a Mind

    Genre: Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry,Math & Technology,Lectures,Science,Social Science
    Author: Ray Kurzweil
    Duration: 10:10:00

    Ray Kurzweil, the bold futurist and author of the New York Times bestseller The Singularity Is Near, is arguably today's most influential technological visionary. A pioneering inventor and theorist, he has explored for decades how artificial intelligence can enrich and expand human capabilities. Now ... [ more ]

  • Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

    Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy,Lectures,Arts
    Author: Will Durant
    Duration: 03:15:00

    The Pulitzer Prize-winning author offers a concise overview of the best of our heritage. Eloquent and engaging, this is a liberal arts curriculum: the most remarkable events, people, and ideas the world has known. Includes The Ten Greatest Thinkers, The Ten Greatest Poets, The One Hundred Best Books ... [ more ]

  • Patriotic Grace

    Patriotic Grace

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Lectures,Ethics,World Affairs,Politics
    Author: Peggy Noonan
    Duration: 04:07:00

    Peggy Noonan's Wall Street Journal column has been must reading for thoughtful liberals and conservatives alike. Now she issues an urgent, heartfelt call for all Americans to support the next President. Because it is not the threats and challenges we face, but how we face them that defines us as a n ... [ more ]

  • Radical

    Radical

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Michelle Rhee
    Duration: 08:56:00

    The United States is known as a world leader in innovation, boasting brilliant thinkers and trendsetting companies, but that status is at grave risk. American children are well outside the top-ten international student rankings in reading, science, and math; those rankings-not to mention the nation' ... [ more ]

  • Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays

    Compassion Versus Guilt and Other Essays

    Genre: Literature,Politics,Essays and Anthologies,Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Thomas Sowell
    Duration: 06:25:00

    Sowell's essays paint some hard truths, which are backed by his brilliant scholarship. He discusses many of the extraordinary ideas that preoccupy the liberal political agenda, exposing their flaws and submitting them to reprimand. He lays bare the errors of such phenomena as affirmative action ... [ more ]

  • Great Ideas: A Retrospective, Vol. 1

    Great Ideas: A Retrospective, Vol. 1

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics
    Author: Mortimer J. Adler
    Duration: 12:29:00

    First aired on KGO-TV in San Francisco from 1953-54, this original series offers a synoptical approach to the Great Books. It cannot be too oft repeated that philosophy is everybody's business. This compendium includes Adler's philosophic renditions of art, democracy, emotions, freedom, justice, pro ... [ more ]

  • Fueling the Planet: The Past, Present, and Future of Energy

    Fueling the Planet: The Past, Present, and Future of Energy

    Genre: Science & Technology,Life Science & Environment,Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Michael McElroy
    Duration: 07:29:00

    Renowned professor Michael B. McElroy leads a comprehensive examination of energy, including its history, use in the world today, and environmental consequences. Whether discussing the 'oil shocks' of the 1970s, the current reliance on imported oil, or the growing buildup of carbon dioxide ... [ more ]

  • Invisible Man

    Invisible Man

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Durthy A. Washington
    Duration: 04:21:00

    The CliffsNotes study guide on Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use a ... [ more ]

  • Brilliant Idea Every 60 Seconds

    Brilliant Idea Every 60 Seconds

    Genre: Lectures,Business
    Author: Michael Kryton
    Duration: 06:30:00

    A Brilliant Idea Every 60 Seconds introduces a tested ideation and creative thinking methodology developed over the author's 36-year career as a creative communications professional and ideation expert. This methodology and the associated tools are being applied in personal lives and professional ca ... [ more ]

  • Marx in 90 Minutes

    Marx in 90 Minutes

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Economics
    Author: Paul Strathern
    Duration: 01:25:00

    In Marx in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Marx's life and ideas and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. ... [ more ]

  • Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century

    Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-First Century

    Genre: Literature,Lectures,Arts,Education
    Author: Howard Gardner
    Duration: 07:06:00

    The True, the Good, and the Beautiful are as timeless a trio of concepts as Western culture has to offer. Since before Socrates, humankind has explored these virtues in an attempt to describe and categorize them. Our definitions of these concepts, moreover, have unceasingly changed over the ages and ... [ more ]

  • Heidegger and a Hippo Walk through Those Pearly Gates:	Using Philosophy (and Jokes!) to Explore Life, Death, the Afterlife, and Everything in Between

    Heidegger and a Hippo Walk through Those Pearly Gates: Using Philosophy (and Jokes!) to Explore Life, Death, the Afterlife, and Everything in Between

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics,Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics,Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics,Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics
    Author: Thomas Cathcart, Daniel Klein
    Duration: 03:59:00

    This book is a hilarious take on the philosophy, theology, and psychology of mortality and immortality-that is, Death. The authors pry open the coffin lid on this one, looking at the Big D and also its prequel, Life, and its sequel, the Hereafter. Philosophers such as Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Camus, ... [ more ]

  • Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment,NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment
    Author: Michael Shellenberger, Ted Nordhaus
    Duration: 09:41:00

    Environmental insiders Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus argue that the environmental movement has not evolved with the times and is out of touch with modern American values. They call for a new aspirational politics that will be capable of tackling our most pressing challenges. 'The ... [ more ]

  • Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights

    Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Lectures,Civil Rights,History,NonFiction,Lectures,Civil Rights
    Author: Prentice Earl Saunders, Bennett Cohen
    Duration: 09:45:00

    This true-crime police procedural is the riveting story of the racially-motivated serial killings that terrorized San Francisco from 1973 to 1974 and how they were solved. Code named the Zebra Murders, the case involved a series of random violent attacks by African-American men against whites, resul ... [ more ]

  • Dracula

    Dracula

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Bram Stoker
    Duration: 00:48:00

    Dracula opens the door to the unknown. Do all superstitions have a basis in reality, or are they just folklore? Bram Stoker's Dracula is one of the most feared and most loved tales in literature. From Transylvania to London, the reader explores the dark side of mystery and intrigue riding on the coa ... [ more ]

  • Hen of the Woods & Other Wild Foods and Medicines: A Guided Tour Including Folklore

    Hen of the Woods & Other Wild Foods and Medicines: A Guided Tour Including Folklore

    Genre: Life Science & Environment,Biology & Chemistry,Lectures,Ecology,Life Science & Environment,Biology & Chemistry,Lectures,Ecology
    Author: Steven Brill
    Duration: 02:38:00

    A living legend, Wildman Steve Brill leads us on a lively and entertaining tour through the Northeastern United States as he shares tips on foraging in densely populated areas like New York's Central Park and rural areas throughout New England. We follow the seasons: wild ramps in the spring, the fi ... [ more ]