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  • The Chapo Guide to Revolution

  • A Manifesto Against Logic, Facts, and Reason
  • By: Chapo Trap House
  • Narrated by: Felix Biederman, Virgil Texas, Brendan James, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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    5 out of 5 stars 65
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 65

In a manifesto that renders all previous attempts at political satire obsolete, The Chapo Guide to Revolution shows you that you don’t have to side with either the pear-shaped vampires of the right or the craven, lanyard-wearing wonks of contemporary liberalism. These self-described “assholes from the Internet” offer a fully ironic ideology for all who feel politically hopeless and prefer broadsides and tirades to reasoned debate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Definitely worth a read!

  • By Deniche Matturi on 25-08-18

Its a 8 hour chapo podcast ep (a good thing)

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Reviewed: 22-09-18

well produced and very interesting. a must have for every chapo listener. Buy the Book.

  • Debt - Updated and Expanded

  • The First 5,000 Years
  • By: David Graeber
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Here, anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: He shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, humans have used elaborate credit systems to buy and sell goods - that is, long before the invention of coins or cash. It is in this era, Graeber argues, that we also first encounter a society divided into debtors and creditors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Looking for economic and social clarity?

  • By John Hodgson on 29-05-17

Changes the way you view societies

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Reviewed: 09-06-18

A must read for those that want to understand the role of money and economy throughout history.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • How to Be Miserable

  • 40 Strategies You Already Use
  • By: Randy J. Paterson PhD
  • Narrated by: Stephen Paul Aulridge Jr.
  • Length: 5 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 130

There are stacks upon stacks of self-help books that will promise you love, happiness, and a fabulous life. But how can you pinpoint the exact behaviors that cause you to be miserable in the first place? Sometimes when we're depressed, or just sad or unhappy, our instincts tell us to do the opposite of what we should - such as focusing on the negative, dwelling on what we can't change, isolating ourselves from friends and loved ones, eating junk food, or overindulging in alcohol. Sound familiar?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Really helpful !

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-08-17

eye opening and fun.

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Reviewed: 08-10-17

a good book, professional information given in an entertaining style by a dedicated reader, would recommend.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Toussaint Louverture

  • A Revolutionary Life
  • By: Philippe Girard
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 4
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    4 out of 5 stars 3

Philippe Girard shows how Toussaint Louverture transformed himself from lowly freedman into revolutionary hero as the mastermind of the bloody slave revolt of 1791. By 1801, Louverture was governor of the colony where he had once been a slave. But his lifelong quest to be accepted as a member of the colonial elite ended in despair: he spent the last year of his life in a French prison cell. His example nevertheless inspired anticolonial and black nationalist movements well into the 20th century.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A must read

  • By Kevin Waisome on 02-03-19

A must read.

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Reviewed: 14-07-17

This book does the topic justice; this is about a complexed and extraordinary man, this is commincated to the audience perfectly in a thoroughly entertaining and informative manner.
Highly recommended.

  • Asia's Cauldron

  • The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific
  • By: Robert D. Kaplan
  • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    5 out of 5 stars 6

Over the last decade, the center of world power has been quietly shifting from Europe to Asia. With oil reserves of several billion barrels, an estimated 900 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and several centuries' worth of competing territorial claims, the South China Sea in particular is a simmering pot of potential conflict. The underreported military buildup in the area where the Western Pacific meets the Indian Ocean means that it will likely be a hinge point for global war and peace for the foreseeable future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good look at the realities of geopolitics in E.A

  • By Moh on 05-05-17

Good look at the realities of geopolitics in E.A

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Reviewed: 05-05-17

just ignore his subtle ideological biases (we all have our own). Overall a thorough, well presented and balance perspective on E and S.E Asian history, political motivations and pragmatic socio-economic realities. Well worth a read.

Prisoners of Geography
    Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World
    
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    Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    99 ratings
    Overall 4.7
  • Prisoners of Geography

  • Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World
  • By: Tim Marshall
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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    5 out of 5 stars 90

Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we want to know, not only about our current location or where we are going but about the world in general. And yet, when it comes to geo-politics, much of what we are told is generated by analysts and other experts who have neglected to refer to a map of the place in question.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliantly written

  • By Mike on 26-01-17
  • Prisoners of Geography
  • Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World
  • By: Tim Marshall
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick

A must listen to anyone interested in geopolitics

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Reviewed: 13-02-17

Great book. well researched and eloquent theories on how geography shapes the destiny of nations.

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  • Dynasty

  • By: Tom Holland
  • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
  • Length: 17 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 224
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

Dynasty tells the story of Rome's first dynasty of emperors, from its establishment by Augustus Caesar in the last decades of the first century BC to its final, florid extinction less than a century later. The line of autocrats known to historians as the 'Julio-Claudians' remains to this day a byword for depravity. The brilliance of its allure and the blood-steeped shadows cast by its crimes still haunt the public imagination.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Jai K. on 08-12-15

Excellence

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Reviewed: 08-02-17

Fiction holds no candle to the drama and outlandish nature of legendary reality. Well read too.

  • The Psychopath Test

  • By: Jon Ronson
  • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
  • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,664
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,200
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,179

This is a story about madness. It all starts when journalist Jon Ronson is contacted by a leading neurologist. She and several colleagues have recently received a cryptically puzzling book in the mail, and Jon is challenged to solve the mystery behind it. As he searches for the answer, Jon soon finds himself, unexpectedly, on an utterly compelling and often unbelievable adventure into the world of madness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It is indeed utterly compelling.

  • By Graeme on 30-08-11

Enthralling

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Reviewed: 05-08-16

Jon Ronson can make anything feel surreal, would recommend. So far I have read this and "So you've been publicly shamed" which you should listen to If you enjoyed this as much as me.