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  • "Like having a chat with a funny friend"

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    Well narrated by the author. I loved this book and looked forward to my commute so I could carry on where I left off. It was laugh out loud funny in places and always interesting. It explained feminism to me in a way which made me realise that, yes actually, I am a feminist and I'd be proud of saying it. I only wish her first book was on Audible.

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    How to Be a Woman

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    • By Caitlin Moran
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    1913 - Suffragette throws herself under the King's horse. 1969 - Feminists storm Miss World. Now - Caitlin Moran rewrites "The Female Eunuch" from a bar stool and demands to know why pants are getting smaller. There's never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain.... Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should you get Botox? Do men secretly hate us? What should you call your vagina?

    Helen says: "The best audio book so far!"
  • "Richard Dawkins biography but only ..."

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    It was interesting to hear Richard Dawkin's life story. Although I would stress this is his early life only, something I wasn't aware of when I listened and hence the ending came rather unexpectedly early for me. He is still on wife number 1 in this book. Thankfully his current wife, Lalla Ward, makes only a tiny contribution to narrating this book as I find her profoundly irritating to listen to.

    It was a good read, I would recommend. Nice to have it narrated by Dawkins as always.

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    An Appetite for Wonder

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    • By Richard Dawkins
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    Born to parents who were enthusiastic naturalists, and linked through his wider family to a clutch of accomplished scientists, Richard Dawkins was bound to have biology in his genes. But what were the influences that shaped his life and intellectual development? And who inspired him to become the pioneering scientist and public thinker now famous (and infamous to some) around the world? In An Appetite for Wonder we join him on a personal journey back to an enchanting childhood in colonial Africa.

    andrew says: "Not quite what I expected."
  • "Wonderful - I genuinely laughed out..."

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    This was a fantastic book made all the better by narration by Michael himself. I think reading it wouldn't have had the same impact. As other reviewers have said the accents are superb and very funny. Its such an interesting story and I really felt for him at every stage. Michael McIntyre has much more too him than people would assume based on first impressions, he's not necessarily the posh boy everyone thinks he is. I can't recommend this highly enough, I've read many other autobiographies by comics (Dawn French, Stephen Fry Alan Carr..) and this was by far the best. On a side note: Do not read Stephen Fry's autobiography the first 5 hours are painfully dull, Alan Carr's however is very good. Buy Life and Laughing you won't regret it, I laughed out loud on the tube and blinked back tears.

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    Life and Laughing: My Story

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    Michael McIntyre has become Britain's biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, which sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking 54-date Arena tour.

    John says: "An absolute pleasure from start to finish"
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  3. Life and Laughing: My Story
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