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  • David and Goliath

  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 825
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728

David and Goliath is the dazzling and provocative new book from Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw. Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell takes us on a scintillating and surprising journey through the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Swing and a miss

  • By ShabadooGMan on 13-10-13

Best explanation of dyslexia I've heard

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

Reviewed: 08-01-19

Love the premise of this book - perceived disadvantages can be turned into strengths. It is a book I have quoted and has helped me to look at inclusion differently.

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  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

  • By: Mary Ann Shaffer
  • Narrated by: Charlie Norfolk
  • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,292
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,199
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,192

January 1946 and writer Juliet Ashton receives a letter from a man in Guernsey, who has found her name written inside a book. As they exchange letters, she is drawn into the eccentric world of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, which boasts a charming cast of characters, from pig farmers to phrenologists, literature lovers all. Captivated by their stories, she sets sail for Guernsey, and what she finds will change her forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved this!

  • By Christina O'Brien on 30-07-18

A book that wants to make you write letters

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 08-01-19

Beautifully stitched together letters and telegrams tell a fascinating story around a subject I knew very little about.

  • The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

  • By: Mitch Albom
  • Narrated by: Mitch Albom
  • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

Fifteen years ago, in Mitch Albom's beloved novel The Five People You Meet in Heaven, the world fell in love with Eddie, a grizzled war veteran turned amusement park mechanic who died saving the life of a young girl named Annie. Eddie's journey to heaven taught him that every life matters. Now, in this magical sequel, Mitch Albom reveals Annie's story. The accident that killed Eddie left an indelible mark on Annie. It took her left hand, which needed to be surgically reattached. Injured, scarred, and unable to remember why, Annie's life is forever changed.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just Perfect!

  • By Sheila on 23-10-18

A good sequal

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-01-19

If you have not read this read "5 people you meet in heaven" and while you are at it "Tuesday's with morrie" too. Possibly my two favourite books so this was never going to live up to them, but really enjoyed it!

  • Good Strategy/Bad Strategy

  • The Difference and Why It Matters
  • By: Richard P. Rumelt
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326

Developing and implementing a strategy is the central task of a leader, whether the CEO at a Fortune 100 company, an entrepreneur, a church pastor, the head of a school, or a government official. Richard Rumelt argues that the heart of a good strategy is insight - into the true nature of the situation, into the hidden power in a situation, and into an appropriate response. He shows you how insight can be cultivated with a wide variety of tools for guiding your own thinking.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Top 3

  • By Original Ronaldo on 30-09-16

Must read for anyone that want to make the world a better place

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Reviewed: 08-01-19

Great book.

Gets you thinking and lays out how to develop effective strategy that is convincing for all the right reasons.