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  • Modern Romance

  • An Investigation
  • By: Aziz Ansari
  • Narrated by: Aziz Ansari
  • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
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    4 out of 5 stars 644

At some point every one of us embarks on a journey to find love. We meet people, date, get into and out of relationships, all with the hope of finding someone with whom we share a deep connection. This seems standard now, but it's wildly different from what people did even just decades ago. Single people today have more romantic options than at any point in human history. With technology, our abilities to connect with and sort through these options are staggering. So why are so many people frustrated?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Funny performance of a rather unenlightening book

  • By Howard on 17-02-17

If you're a lazy f***, get this audio book!

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Reviewed: 27-02-17

Funny and informative book on modern romance and how to be a decent dater. AZIZ's reading of it just make sure even better.

  • Americanah

  • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
  • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,664
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,522
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,521

As teenagers, Ifemelu and Obinze fall in love in a Nigeria under military dictatorship. The self-assured Ifemelu departs for America, where Obinze hopes to join her, but post-9/11 America will not let him in, and he plunges into a dangerous, undocumented life in London. Fifteen years later, after so long apart and so many changes, will they find the courage to meet again, face to face?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life-changing

  • By Diana John on 02-06-13

Amazing story

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Reviewed: 28-09-16

Amazing story about love, belonging, race in America and much more. A must read for fans of this author.

  • Men Explain Things to Me

  • By: Rebecca Solnit
  • Narrated by: Lucy Christian Bell
  • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 89
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

Rebecca Solnit's essay 'Men Explain Things to Me' has become a touchstone of the feminist movement, inspired the term 'mansplaining', and established Solnit as one of the leading feminist thinkers of our time - one who has inspired everyone from radical activists to Beyonce Knowles. Collected here in print for the first time is the essay itself, along with the best of Solnit's feminist writings.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great essays, awful perky narration

  • By trulymadlysalsa on 05-02-18

Everyone should read this book not just women!

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Reviewed: 18-03-16

I learnt so much from this book about the steps we are making to reach a more equal world for both genders.

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  • How to Win Friends & Influence People

  • By: Dale Carnegie
  • Narrated by: Andrew MacMillan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,824
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,585
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,541

You can go after the job you want...and get it! You can take the job you have...and improve it! You can take any situation you're in...and make it work for you!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • timeless advice

  • By Karen on 06-12-15

A lot of what you know already but don't use!

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Reviewed: 22-02-16

Very interesting read and will raise important questions about how you deal with people.
I love the anecdotal approach the book takes and goes a long way in convincing you of the effectiveness of Karnegie's methods.