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THE OPTIMIST'S TELESCOPE Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

by | Read by Bina Venkataraman

Contemporary Culture • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2019

An MIT professor and former senior advisor to the Obama administration, Bina Venkataraman ardently encourages listeners to think about how current actions impact future individual lives, families, the corporate world, and society. Her voice is passionate, clear, and welcoming, while her plea for thinking over personal benefit and immediate gratification is highly insightful and supported with numerous facts and examples. Venkataraman argues that individual decision-making has a powerful effect on society and that a positive outcome is achievable with a communal goal. Through patience and avoiding frivolous distractions, listeners are given the steps needed to bravely confront the future and hear the reasons that we must recognize how our current behavior will impact the world to come. D.Z. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2019]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2019

CD ISBN 9781984888815 $40.00 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN 9781984888822 $20.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2019

DD ISBN 9781984888839 $85.50

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