Nonfiction gets a bad reputation. Many assume non-fiction is full of boring, dry facts, but not all nonfiction is as dull as the dictionary! We have some great non-fiction titles in our downloadable audio book collection that are fascinating listens.
Take a look at the titles below — each a mix of psychology, business, & advice — and see if anything strikes your fancy!
The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg
A fascinating look at the habits we have and how we can create new habits or break old ones. Duhigg includes anecdotes about successful habit breakers, changers, & keepers (including Michael Phelps), plus Duhigg’s website includes excerpts, infographics, and tales of habits in government, business, and life.
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
Demonstrates how introverted people are misunderstood and undervalued in modern culture, charting the rise of extrovert ideology while sharing anecdotal examples of how to use introvert talents to adapt to various situations. A great listen for educators and parents. Cain’s website also includes great bonus content like an introvert/extrovert quiz and links to her TEDTalk.
Buyology: Truth and Lies About Why We Buy by Martin Lindstrom
Lindstrom presents the startling findings from his three-year, seven-million-dollar neuromarketing study, a cutting-edge experiment that peered inside the brains of 2,000 volunteers from all around the world as they encountered various ads, logos, commercials, brands, and products. Sound interesting? You might also like Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping by Paco Underhill.
Want more interesting & informative non-fiction listens? Try these:
- Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink
- Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard by Chip Heath & Dan Heath
- Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
- Sway: The Irrestible Pull of Irrational Behavior by Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman