Blinkist (Soon)

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Body & Mind

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0040. Ali by Jonathan Eig
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
The definitive biography of an American icon, from a New York Times best-selling author with unique access to Ali's inner circle
Beginner
1 Sessions
24 min 19 sec
Single
0039. She Said by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
'We were determined, from the start, to give a voice to the voiceless.' KANTOR AND TWOHEY
Beginner
1 Sessions
32 min 37 sec
Single
0038. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
5
5 (1)
'An act of consummate literary bravery, a writer known for her clarity allowing us to watch her mind as it becomes clouded with grief.'
Beginner
1 Sessions
35 min 03 sec
Single
0037. Faith by Jimmy Carter
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
In this powerful and personal reflection, a New York Times bestseller, President Jimmy Carter contemplates how faith has sustained him in happiness...
Beginner
1 Sessions
14 min 26 sec
Single
0036. Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Trick Mirror is an enlightening, unforgettable trip through the river of self-delusion that surges just beneath the surface of our lives. This is a...
Beginner
1 Sessions
27 min 19 sec
Single
0035. The Run of His Life by Jeffrey Toobin
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
A behind-the-scenes look at the crime of the century and the legal proceedings that followed sheds new light in the arrest and trial of O.J. Simpso...
Beginner
1 Sessions
15 min 23 sec
Single
0034. Tiger Woods by Jeff Benedict Armen Keteyian
5
5 (1)
In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous athlete on the planet, a transcendent star of almost unfathomable fame and fortune living what appeared to...
Beginner
1 Sessions
15 min 47 sec
Single
0033. Millionaire by Janet Gleeson
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
John Law, notorious for killing a man in a duel and acquiring a huge fortune from gambling, found a more congenial atmosphere for pursuing his fina...
Beginner
1 Sessions
19 min 34 sec
Single
0032. Isaac Newton by James Gleick
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was...
Beginner
1 Sessions
19 min 44 sec
Single
0031. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
The devastating story of war through the eyes of a child soldier. Beah tells how, at the age of twelve, he fled attacking rebels and wandered a lan...
Beginner
1 Sessions
15 min 47 sec
Single
0030. Notorious RBG by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik
5
5 (1)
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg never asked for fame-she was just trying to make the world a little better and a little freer. But along ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
24 min 53 sec
Single
0029. Alex & Me by Irene Pepperberg
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Alex & Me "is the remarkable true story of an extraordinary relationship between psychologist Irene M. Pepperberg and Alex, an African Grey par...
Beginner
1 Sessions
17 min 36 sec
Single
0028. The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Despite the fact that scarlet fever rendered Helen Keller deaf, blind, and mute when she was only 19 months old, she grew into a prolific and opini...
Beginner
1 Sessions
09 min 43 sec
Single
0027. Martin Luther by Heinz Schilling
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
No other German has shaped the history of early-modern Europe more than Martin Luther.
Beginner
1 Sessions
31 min 11 sec
Single
0026. Wise Guy by Guy Kawasaki
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Silicon Valley icon and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the unlikely stories of his life and the lessons we can draw from them.
Beginner
1 Sessions
23 min 36 sec
Single
0025. Boy Erased by Garrard Conley
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
A beautiful, raw and compassionate memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe,...
Beginner
1 Sessions
17 min 42 sec
Single
0024. Catch Me If You Can by Frank Abagnale and Stan Redding
5
5 (1)
Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
13 min 57 sec
Single
0023. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
5
5 (1)
Author Erik Larson imbues the incredible events surrounding the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with such drama that readers may find themselves checking...
Beginner
1 Sessions
11 min 20 sec
Single
0022. Me by Elton John
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
In his only official autobiography, music icon Elton John writes about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman.
Beginner
1 Sessions
19 min 07 sec
Single
0021. Why Religion by Elaine Pagels
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people ex...
Beginner
1 Sessions
27 min 33 sec
Single
0020. Howard Hughes by Donald L Barlett & James B Steele
5
5 (1)
Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks thro...
Beginner
1 Sessions
30 min 16 sec
Single
0019. Rise Up Women by Diane Atkinson
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote. In November 1919, Lady Nancy Astor, took her ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
22 min 10 sec
Single
0018. Inside Out by Demi Moore
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Famed American actress Demi Moore at last tells her own story in a surprisingly intimate and emotionally charged memoir.
Beginner
1 Sessions
21 min 42 sec
Single
0017. Frederick Douglass by David W Blight
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
As a young man, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) escaped from slavery in Baltimore, Maryland. He was fortunate to have been taught to read by his sla...
Beginner
1 Sessions
26 min 57 sec
Single
0016. The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world...
Beginner
1 Sessions
18 min 17 sec
Single
0015. And the Good News Is by Dana Perino
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
From her years as the presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News' The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons she's lear...
Beginner
1 Sessions
12 min 44 sec
Single
0014. The Flight by Dan Hampton
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
A gripping and unique "in-the-cockpit" account of Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary first transatlantic flight from New York to Paris, by acclaimed...
Beginner
1 Sessions
20 min 15 sec
Single
0013. The Black Jacobins by CLR James
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
A classic and impassioned account of the first revolution in the Third World.
Beginner
1 Sessions
27 min 53 sec
Single
0012. The Missionary Position by Christopher Hitchens
5
5 (1)
Among his many books, perhaps none have sparked more outrage than The Missionary Position, Christopher Hitchens's meticulous study of the life and ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
11 min 55 sec
Single
0011. Know My Name by Chanel Miller
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
She was known to the world as Emily Doe when she stunned millions with a letter. Brock Turner had been sentenced to just six months in county jail ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
25 min 55 sec
Single
0010. Make Trouble by Cecile Richards with Lauren Peterson
5
5 (1)
From Cecile Richards-the president of Planned Parenthood, daughter of the late Governor Ann Richards, featured speaker at the Women's March on Wash...
Beginner
1 Sessions
17 min 48 sec
Single
0009. Harriet Tubman by Catherine Clinton
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
The definitive biography of one of the most courageous women in American history "reveals Harriet Tubman to be even more remarkable than her legend...
Beginner
1 Sessions
18 min 09 sec
Single
0008. Furious Hours by Casey Cep
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
The story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the years after To Kill a Mockingbird.
Beginner
1 Sessions
20 min 45 sec
Single
0007. Queen of Fashion by Caroline Weber
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
In this dazzling new vision of the ever-fascinating queen, a dynamic young historian reveals how Marie Antoinette's bold attempts to reshape royal ...
Beginner
1 Sessions
13 min 46 sec
Single
0006. Nickel & Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Millions of Americans work full-time, year-round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in pa...
Beginner
1 Sessions
14 min 50 sec
Single
0005. How To Be Black by Baratunde Thurston
Biography & Memoir
5
5
Free
5
5 (1)
Baratunde Thurston shares his 30-plus years of expertise in being black, with helpful essays like "How to Be the Black Friend," "How to Speak for A...
Beginner
1 Sessions
15 min 30 sec