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O. Turn

UK
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  • How to Be a Grown Up

  • By: Daisy Buchanan
  • Narrated by: Lily Bevan
  • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69

Have you ever felt lost, anxious, panicky about adulthood? Have you ever spent a hungover Sunday crying into a bowl of cereal? Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and felt nothing but green-eyed jealousy and evil thoughts? Award-winning journalist, Grazia agony aunt and real-life big sister to five smart, stylish, stunning 20-something young women, Daisy Buchanan has been there, done that and got the vajazzle.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Incredibly basic

  • By Anonymous User on 13-11-18

Funny and feel good with some practical advice 👍

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-10-18

Funny and feel good with some practical advice.

Not a how to book by any means but a fun read to make you feel a bit better about life and being shit at it!

  • The Party

  • By: Elizabeth Day
  • Narrated by: Greg Wagland, Stephanie Racine
  • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 242
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 220

Martin Gilmour is an outsider. When he wins a scholarship to Burtonbury School, he doesn't wear the right clothes or speak with the right kind of accent. But then he meets the dazzling, popular and wealthy Ben Fitzmaurice and gains admission to an exclusive world. Soon Martin is enjoying tennis parties and Easter egg hunts at the Fitzmaurice family's estate, as Ben becomes the brother he never had.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Party

  • By Lee on 21-08-17

Enjoyable

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Reviewed: 14-06-18

An enjoyable listen, it's well written and i loved the multi narration/character points of view.

  • How to Be a Woman

  • By: Caitlin Moran
  • Narrated by: Caitlin Moran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,566
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,231
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,218

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?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Indispensable listening

  • By GlaswegianLassie on 23-12-12

Brilliant Caitlin

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Reviewed: 02-08-17

hilarious accurate and brilliantly spoken- a must listen to anyone who cares about women which I would hope is everyone

  • Progress

  • Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future
  • By: Johan Norberg
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16

It's on the television, in the papers, and in our minds. Every day we're bludgeoned by news of how bad everything is - financial collapse, unemployment, growing poverty, environmental disasters, disease, hunger, war. But the rarely acknowledged reality is that our progress over the past few decades has been unprecedented. By almost any index you care to identify, things are markedly better now than they have ever been for almost everyone alive.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Living conditions in the world improves rapidly

  • By Anonymous User on 22-04-18

enlightening, genuine progress,

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-07-17

Quite similar to much of Homo Deus, puts the current and future climate into perspective

  • Homo Deus

  • A Brief History of Tomorrow
  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,887
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,138

Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, envisions a not-too-distant world in which we face a new set of challenges. Now, in Homo Deus, he examines our future with his trademark blend of science, history, philosophy and every discipline in between. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the 21st century - from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Full of "wow, I never thought of it like that!"

  • By david on 17-03-17

life changing

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Reviewed: 18-01-17

Brilliant, changes how you see the world in a way that makes you almost feel stupid for not knowing before. An intellectual read but surprisingly easy to read/listen to