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  • 12 Rules for Life

  • An Antidote to Chaos
  • By: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,947
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,116

What are the most valuable things that everyone should know? Acclaimed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson has influenced the modern understanding of personality, and now he has become one of the world's most popular public thinkers. In this book, he provides 12 profound and practical principles for how to live a meaningful life, from setting your house in order before criticising others to comparing yourself to who you were yesterday, not someone else today.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Hitchhikers Guide to Heaven

  • By Matthew on 04-02-18

You need JBP in your life!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-04-18

Would you consider the audio edition of 12 Rules for Life to be better than the print version?

Yes - JBP is a fantastic orator

Who was your favorite character and why?

The lobster

What does Jordan B. Peterson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Passion in every syllable.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

The times when I could tell JBP was getting emotional choked me up a little.

Any additional comments?

Great book, no excuse not to get it. He's going to explain to you how and why you should aspire to be a better a person, the implementation is up to you. Wish me luck...!

  • Atlas Shrugged

  • By: Ayn Rand
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 62 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 442
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 440

In a scrap heap within an abandoned factory, the greatest invention in history lies dormant and unused. By what fatal error of judgment has its value gone unrecognized, its brilliant inventor punished rather than rewarded for his efforts? In defense of those greatest of human qualities that have made civilization possible, one man sets out to show what would happen to the world if all the heroes of innovation and industry went on strike.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • John Galt would have liked it

  • By Alan Michael Forrester on 25-12-12

Entirely Inspirational

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-04-17

I very rarely listen to fiction, just because I prefer to be bound by reality, but this book has had such a profound effect on me. To think this book was written in 1957 and yet it resonates with me as if it was first published last week. I think this book will come down to one thing, wether or not you agree with the philosophy at the heart of it - Capitalism (Rand's specific philosophy is called Objectivism).

  • The Chimp Paradox

  • The Acclaimed Mind Management Programme to Help You Achieve Success, Confidence and Happiness
  • By: Prof Steve Peters
  • Narrated by: Prof Steve Peters
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,273
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,993

Leading consultant psychiatrist Steve Peters knows more than anyone how impulsive behaviour or nagging self-doubt can impact negatively on our professional and personal lives. In this, his first book, Steve shares his phenomenally successful mind-management programme that has been used to help elite athletes and senior managers alike to conquer their fears and operate with greater control, focus and confidence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Should be taught in Primary Schools!

  • By ChloetheMum on 17-07-12

This book could change your life

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-15

Take this book to heart, treat it like gospel, and anything and everything you've ever wanted can be had.

  • The Alchemist

  • A Fable About Following Your Dream
  • By: Paulo Coelho
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Irons
  • Length: 4 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,023
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,661
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,651

Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its simplicity and wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of treasure buried in the Pyramids. Along the way he meets a Gypsy woman, a man who calls himself king, and an Alchemist, all of whom point Santiago in the direction of his quest.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Life changing

  • By Thomas on 14-04-15

Life changing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-04-15

Just amazing, my life has begun a new chapter, I've quit my job and I'm moving abroad in 3 weeks.

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  • How to Speak Money

  • What the Money People Say - and What It Really Means
  • By: John Lanchester
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

How to Speak Money reveals how the language of money is often a tool to conceal and mislead; he explains hundreds of common economic terms, from GDP to the IMF, amortization to securitization to collateralized debt obligation; and he argues that we all need to speak money lest those who do write the financial rules for themselves.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • worth a read

  • By AS on 01-10-17

A journalist dressed up as an economist

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-01-15

I just wanted a book that explained some of the jargon of economic chat, instead I'm being told the authors opinion on the World Development Goals, and how terrible it is that rich people are getting more rich. I had to switch off when he made the comment along the lines of 'neo-liberalism' replacing the Bretton Woods system - Who on earth can argue that? modern Libertarianism is crying out for a return to the gold standard...

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