Generalist, Volume 2

  • by iMinds
  • Narrated by Luca James Lee, Ellouise Rothwell
  • 1 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Build on your iMinds Collection with Generalist Volume 2. A compilation of diverse topics across our twelve categories, in Generalist Volume 2 you will learn about:
The Seven Wonders of the World, the invention of The Internet, the history of the Boston Tea Party, the story of the Hollywood Blacklist, the cultural phenomena that is Culture Jamming, the exciting sport of Parkour, the natural beauty of the Aurora Borealis, the theory of Behavioural Economics, the history of the Seven Archangels, the story behind the Loch Ness Monster, the history of the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the realities of Déjà Vu.
Perfect to listen to while commuting, exercising, shopping or cleaning the house.. iMinds brings knowledge to your MP3 with 8 minute information segments to whet your mental appetite and broaden your mind.
iMinds offers 12 main categories; become a Generalist by increasing your knowledge of Business, Politics, People, History, Pop Culture, Mystery, Crime, Culture, Religion, Concepts, Science and Sport. Clean and concise, crisp and engaging, discover what you never knew you were missing.
iMinds is the knowledge solution for the information age cutting through the white noise to give you quick, accurate knowledge .. Perfect your dinner party conversation, impress your boss - an excellent way to discover topics of interest for the future.

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Audible Editor Reviews

iMinds continues its Generalist series with this second volume, another broad compendium of factual synopses of wide-ranging material. Generalist: Volume 2 illuminates listeners on the Loch Ness Monster, the Bay of Pigs invasion, the innovative sport parkour, and the Aurora Borealis, among many other subjects. Luca James Lee and Elouise Rothwell have an immensely lovely mode of expression that makes learning a pleasant experience, whether they are expounding on behavioral economics or describing the Boston Tea Party. The brisk presentation helps arm listeners with knowledgeable trivia they can use to impress at dinner parties or in everyday conversation.

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What the Critics Say

"I'm learning all sorts of stuff about stuff I didn't even know I didn't know. And it sticks. In a nutshell: wonderful." (Jonathon Margolis, Financial Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Excellent Compilation

The individual eight minute segments are wonderful, but these compilations are awesome. I hope they keep putting together these hour plus long segments, much easier to collect them all and to listen to.
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- Michael T Schreiber

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-11-2009
  • Publisher: iMinds