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  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • Written by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 77

What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A psychologist's commentary on the Bible

  • By Gautham Shenoy on 31-12-18

interesting & enriching but preachy at times

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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

I picked the book because the name of the book interesting . while reading I realized that the book is a mix of practical advice, philosophy, origins of man and much more. interesting and enriching but it got preachy at times. nevertheless a good read.

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  • The Lucifer Principle

  • A Scientific Expedition into the Forces of History
  • Written by: Howard Bloom
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

The Lucifer Priciple is a revolutionary work that explores the intricate relationships among genetics, human behavior, and culture to put forth the thesis that "evil" is a by-product of nature's strategies for creation and that it is woven into our most basic biological fabric. Though this argument is not a new one - it has been brought forth by such great historical figures as St. Paul, Thomas Hobbes, and Raymond Dart - Howard Bloom here takes fresh data from a variety of sources and shapes it into a lens through which listeners can reinterpret the human experience.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing, extraordinary, brilliant

  • By Irustima on 15-06-19

amazing, extraordinary, brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-06-19

amazing content very well written, extraordinary ideas which bring clarity, brilliant narration which sounds convincing.

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  • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

  • Written by: Philippa Perry
  • Narrated by: Philippa Perry
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

With straight-talking advice from renowned psychotherapist Philippa Perry, this is the definitive guide for any parent looking to navigate their past, avoid repeating their own parents' mistakes and ensure they don't land their own kids in therapy. Through the combination of case studies, her own experiences as a parent, and therapeutic insight gained from a career spanning over 20 years, Perry tackles the wider issues of what it actually means to be a parent rather than getting bogged down in the little details.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • this book is recommended for all parents

  • By Irustima on 14-05-19
  • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)
  • Written by: Philippa Perry
  • Narrated by: Philippa Perry

this book is recommended for all parents

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-05-19

recommended for all parents irrespective of the age of their kid. excellent examples mentioned for building strong, stable and engaging relationships.

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  • The Power of Habit

  • Why We Do What We Do, and How to Change
  • Written by: Charles Duhigg
  • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 710
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 709

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits exist and how they can be changed. With penetrating intelligence and an ability to distil vast amounts of information into engrossing narratives, Duhigg brings to life a whole new understanding of human nature and its potential for transformation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • loved the logics behind why we do what we do.

  • By Priya on 13-12-18

the best book read so far on decoding habits

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Reviewed: 09-05-19

the best book read so far on decoding habits to make positive changes in life. backed by numerous examples, this book helps convincing about the basics that need to be understood, changed and re-aligned to win and benefit oneself.

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  • An Era of Darkness

  • The British Empire in India
  • Written by: Shashi Tharoor
  • Narrated by: Sagar Arya
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
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    4 out of 5 stars 45
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 44

In this explosive book, best-selling author Shashi Tharoor reveals with acuity, impeccable research, and trademark wit, just how disastrous British rule was for India. Besides examining the many ways in which the colonizers exploited India, he demolishes the arguments of Western and Indian apologists for Empire on the supposed benefits of British rule.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thoroughly researched and described

  • By Gokul U. on 15-03-19

Informative, opinionated and we'll researched

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-19

Informative, opinionated, statistical, at times biased, at times rantings ... Yet a good resource to know in detail about Indian colonial past and why things happened they way they did under British rule. A bit one sided, therefore to be read with an open mind and knowing that the author is also a politician :).