On the Future: Prospects for Humanity, Martin Rees

View this video to understand the process of recording an audio book and see the wonderful author, cosmologist and astrophysicist Martin Rees in action for Princeton University Press.

Martin Rees is Astronomer Royal, and has been Master of Trinity College and Director of the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University. As a member of the UK’s House of Lords and former President of the Royal Society, he is much involved in international science and issues of technological risk. His books include Our Cosmic Habitat (Princeton), Just Six Numbers, and Our Final Hour (published in the UK as Our Final Century). He lives in Cambridge, UK.

The Beautifull Cassandra, Jane Austen

Listen now to a wonderful new reading of a delightful story written by Jane Austen when she was 12.

The Beautifull Cassandra, Jane Austen, Afterword by Claudia L. Johnson, Art by Leon Steinmetz from Princeton University Press on Vimeo.

How to beat insomnia

How to beat insomnia is packed with techniques to get back to a better night’s sleep.

The perfect resource for helping you beat insomnia and sleep problems. The audio is spoken in a friendly, engaging (and jargon-free!) style. There are real-life case studies to demonstrate how you can work through your sleep problems. This audio from Dr Kirstie Anderson Consultant Neurologist of the Regional Sleep Service, Institute of Neuroscience at Newcastle University.

The Mind Workout

Listen to this home exercise programme for improving your mental health and fitness. Developed as a result of Mark Freeman’s own recovery from mental illness, The Mind Workout combines mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The audio explains twenty easy-to-follow steps you can take to free yourself from the ways of thinking and behaving that cause mental health challenges in your life – from cutting out the compulsions that cause uncertainty, anxiety and distress to relieving stress and distraction.

A brief guide to Business Classics

Listen to the best of thousands of business books, covering every aspect of commerce and a broad time span. It includes the books provide expert advice based on solid research; but also the dubious management manuals that take a single flawed idea and stretch it to the point of absurdity! Better still there are speedy descriptions of what the of the ideas and a highly compressed summary of the main points of each book.

Billion Dollar App

George Berkowski is an entrepreneur who has built businesses in mobile apps. He is one of the minds behind the internationally successful taxi hailing app Hailo and in this audio you have a step by step guide so you can plan your own mobile app.

Just make sure that it is audio friendly!

Already Brilliant

Whether you know it or not, the seeds of success are already within you, so instead of endlessly putting off your dreams, listen to how you can get started right away. This audio is full of practical tips, i and interviews with successful people in all walks of life, and supported by academic research.  Listen and you will  begin to develop good habits and overcome any obstacles standing in your way.

Superhuman

Listen to the ideas of brilliant thinker and New Scientist Managing Editor Rowan Hooper who has interviewed a wide range of ‘superhumans’ as well as those who study them. Hooper assesses the science of peak potential, reviewing the role of genetics alongside the famed 10,000 hours of practice. So if you ever felt that you might be able to do something extraordinary in life, this is the audio book for you.

Gibraltar

Military and social history at its best, a story of soldiers, sailors and civilians, with royalty and rank-and-file, workmen and engineers, priests, prisoners-of-war, spies and surgeons, all caught up in a struggle for a fortress located on little more than two square miles of awe-inspiring rock. Gibraltar: The Greatest Siege in British History is an epic audio book.