Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari [On Books Podcast #52]

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a #1 international bestseller—that explores the ways in which biology and history have defined us and enhanced our understanding of what it means to be “human.”

One hundred thousand years ago, at least six different species of humans inhabited Earth. Yet today there is only one—homo sapiens. What happened to the others?

How Not To Die by Dr. Michael Greger [On Books Podcast #51]

What is How Not To Die?
In How Not to Die, Dr. Michael Greger, the internationally-renowned nutrition expert, physician, and founder of NutritionFacts.org, examines the fifteen top causes of premature death in America–heart disease, various cancers, diabetes, Parkinson’s, high blood pressure, and more–and explains how nutritional and lifestyle interventions can sometimes trump prescription pills and other pharmaceutical and surgical approaches to help prevent and reverse these diseases, freeing us to live healthier lives.

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates [ON BOOK Episode #50]

Sam Arbesman on The Half-Life of Facts

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Interview: Bea Johnson on Zero Waste Home, Rapidfire Q&A, and Inventing Sustainable Business Models

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On Reading Haruki Murakami: What does it mean to follow an author’s canon of work?

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