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  • Jenson Button

  • Life to the Limit
  • By: Jenson Button
  • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 646

The full-length, in-depth and intimate autobiography from Jenson Button, one of the greatest racing drivers of his generation. His 17 years in Formula One have seen him experience everything the sport has to offer, from nursing duff cars round the track to winning world championships and everything in between. Here, Jenson tells his full story for the first time in his own honest, intelligent and eloquent style.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Decent book, good performance but...

  • By K. A. Thomas on 20-10-17

Good, but the narrator gets pronunciations wrong.

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

Reviewed: 03-11-17

Good solid book, it has lots of idiot proof F1 explanations.

It misses out on detail surrounding the Williams/BAR fiasco and detail around BAR being caught cheating.

The narrator is solid, but gets pronunciations wrong continually.

Overall if you're an F1 fan or just a celeb bio fan this is deffo worth a listen/read.

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  • 5: Clawback!

  • By: Steve Fishman
  • Length: 31 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 4

In this episode, the most familiar faces of Madoff's collapse - the victims - in a new light. Reporter Steve Fishman goes behind the scenes of a surprisingly effective and complicated recovery effort that blurs the lines between fair and cruel, guilty and innocent.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • far to expensive

  • By Thomas Moore on 08-06-17

far to expensive

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

Reviewed: 08-06-17

this is far to expensive for what it is. a run of the mill podcast.

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  • 4: Hide the Screw

  • By: Steve Fishman
  • Length: 22 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5

Bernie Madoff, the man behind a $65 billion Ponzi scheme, confessed. He was never caught. In this episode, reporter Steve Fishman sets out to discover how a ragtag team, with 30 year-old technology, managed to fool private auditors and the United States government for decades.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Too short. Too expensive.

  • By Thomas Moore on 07-06-17

Too short. Too expensive.

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

Reviewed: 07-06-17

this is far top short for the price. better free podcasts out there. Check them out first.

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  • 2: When Madoff Calls

  • By: Steve Fishman
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10

Reporter Steve Fishman finally reaches Bernie Madoff in North Carolina, where the famous Ponzi schemer is serving a 150 year prison sentence. In never before heard jailhouse interviews, Fishman asks Bernie the big questions: how did he do it? And why? The answers lead further and deeper than we ever imagined.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A bit pricey for the length.

  • By Thomas Moore on 07-06-17

A bit pricey for the length.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-06-17

Good podcast, but very very short. There are tones of great podcasts of equal quality for free.

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  • 1: Getting to Madoff

  • By: Steve Fishman
  • Length: 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Reporter Steve Fishman tells the story of how he convinced Bernie Madoff to call him from prison. Along the way, Steve learns about Madoff’s life in prison from Bernie’s new associates: the other criminals serving time in Butner, NC.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Not a real story, just a teaser

  • By Adrian Filip on 23-09-17

Be warned all other episodes are very expensive

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-17

This is a good but run of the mill podcast. all follow up episodes a very expensive. Dont be like Bernies client's. Make sound financial choises. This podcast isnt one of them.

  • Trump Revealed

  • An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power
  • By: Michael Kranish, Marc Fisher
  • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
  • Length: 15 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

Trump Revealed offers the most thorough and wide-ranging examination of Donald Trump's public and private lives to date, from his upbringing in Queens and formative years at the New York Military Academy to his turbulent careers in real estate and entertainment to his astonishing rise as the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination. The book is based on the investigative reporting of more than two dozen Washington Post reporters and researchers.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • More balanced than I expected

  • By Ben on 02-03-17

good...not great

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-17

This book was okay. It had nothing new that is not already in the public domain and hardly a mention of how Russia helped rig the election and how Trumps campaign had deep rooted ties to Russia.

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  • The Innocent Killer

  • By: Michael Griesbach
  • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
  • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

The story of one of America's most notorious wrongful convictions, that of Steven Avery, a Wisconsin man who spent 18 years in prison for a crime he did not commit and is now the subject of the hit series Making a Murderer. But two years after he was exonerated of that crime and poised to reap millions in his wrongful conviction lawsuit, Steven Avery was arrested for the exceptionally brutal murder of Teresa Halbach, a freelance photographer who had gone missing several days earlier.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good, but has strong bias.

  • By Thomas Moore on 13-09-16

Good, but has strong bias.

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

Reviewed: 13-09-16

Few notes on this: 1. This book mainly covers the crime Avery was proved not have done.

2. It is very biased against Avery for the crime that is mainly covered in making murderer.

3. It is none the less worth reading.

  • Console Wars

  • Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation
  • By: Blake J. Harris
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman
  • Length: 20 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

A mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team of rebels, took on the juggernaut Nintendo and revolutionized the videogame industry. In 1990, Nintendo had a virtual monopoly on the videogame industry. Sega, on the other hand, was just a faltering arcade company with big aspirations and even bigger personalities. But all that would change with the arrival of Tom Kalinske.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An interesting tale, poorly told

  • By Mendo Shutaro on 21-06-14

A bit over done.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-09-15

As someone who grew up during the console wars, I lived the life of a fanboy to its full. So I was excited to get a chance to hear the story in depth of one of the main contenders.

Im sad to say I was left disappointed, the book was full of over the top drama and hyperbole. Many of the anecdotes felt straight out of bad made for TV movie and felt like they written with a target audience of young teenagers in mind, which given the subject matter felt very misjudged.

3/10 would not bang.

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  • Spam Nation

  • The Inside Story of Organized Cybercrime - from Global Epidemic to Your Front Door
  • By: Brian Krebs
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lane
  • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 57
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54

In Spam Nation, investigative journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs unmasks the criminal masterminds driving some of the biggest spam and hacker operations targeting Americans and their bank accounts. Tracing the rise, fall, and alarming resurrection of the digital mafia behind the two largest spam pharmacies - and countless viruses, phishing, and spyware attacks - he delivers the first definitive narrative of the global spam problem and its threat to consumers everywhere.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Was hoping for a lot more

  • By dubman23 on 09-12-14

Excellent book

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

Reviewed: 01-09-15

Excellent book by an excellent author. Kerbs investigate work, writing style and narration is second to none. I am a security professional and found this to be a very informative and gripping tale.