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  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 873
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 656
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 650

Intuition is not some magical property that arises unbidden from the depths of our mind. It is a product of long hours and intelligent design, of meaningful work environments, and particular rules and principles. This audiobook shows us how we can hone our instinctive ability to know in an instant, helping us to bring out the best in our thinking and become better decision-makers in our homes, offices, and in everyday life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • By L on 12-12-12

Excellent listen. the great voice of Gladwell

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Reviewed: 08-06-18

Gladwell excels in the telling of the facts and people behind the facts. interesting, revelatory as always.

  • The True Flag

  • Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire
  • By: Stephen Kinzer
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 3

How should the United States act in the world? Americans cannot decide. Sometimes we burn with righteous anger, launching foreign wars and deposing governments. Then we retreat - until the cycle begins again. No matter how often we debate this question, none of what we say is original. Every argument is a pale shadow of the first and greatest debate, which erupted more than a century ago. Its themes resurface every time Americans argue whether to intervene in a foreign country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Revelatory tales of the birth of American Empire

  • By Brendan on 17-05-18

Revelatory tales of the birth of American Empire

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Reviewed: 17-05-18

a must read for anyone who values democracy and concerned by the bully pulpit of mass media who support the idea of benign interventions

  • A Higher Loyalty

  • By: James Comey
  • Narrated by: James Comey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 983
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 902

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of power and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Respect

  • By sara on 18-04-18

honourable master of democracy

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-04-18

you don't have to agree every decision he has made. however his only motivation is the separation of power between partisan players and the supposed blind folded lady justice. excellent story well read!

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,425
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,091
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,069

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant audio book, shame about the navigation.

  • By Mr. P. J. Marsh on 10-03-17

match mad in heaven (sorry Stephen- figure of)

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 19-04-18

I can be stood corrected but I think Holmes said Elementary twice in the entire collection. Fry is amazing. the stories are interesting for the most part. some have dated a triffle. however, you can hear in them the kernels of all detective stories that followed. very enjoyable.

  • The Fry Chronicles

  • An Autobiography
  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,962
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,807
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,785

This dazzling memoir promises to be a courageously frank, honest and poignant read. It will detail some of Fry's most turbulent and least-well-known years, with writing that will excite you, make you laugh uproariously, move you, inform you, and, above all, surprise you.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Hours of delighted listening

  • By Mary on 21-09-10

A bit of Fry fantastic

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Reviewed: 13-09-17

As expected... wonderful whirlwind excellently sold by comfortable tones of Stephen Fry. next up Stephen

  • Cosmos

  • By: Carl Sagan
  • Narrated by: LeVar Burton, Seth MacFarlane, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and others
  • Length: 14 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 925
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 836
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 833

Cosmos is one of the best-selling science books of all time. In clear-eyed prose, Sagan reveals a jewel-like blue world inhabited by a life form that is just beginning to discover its own identity and to venture into the vast ocean of space.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Astronomy and so much more

  • By Andrei S. on 23-01-18

Remembering the teacher who woke me up!

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Reviewed: 01-09-17

Well read by Levar Burton. Loved the first read of Cosmos 16 years ago. Loved this listen all those years later. it is the prototype of and better written than A Short History of Nearly Everything.

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