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  • Shoe Dog

  • A Memoir by the Creator of Nike
  • By: Phil Knight
  • Narrated by: Norbert Leo Butz, Phil Knight - introduction
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,804
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    5 out of 5 stars 3,411
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,411

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world's most iconic, game-changing, and profitable brands.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wow. 10/10. A must for entrepreneurs...

  • By AJ the Tramp on 07-02-18

Terrific book, really enjoyed it.

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Reviewed: 08-03-19

Excellent listen from start to finish, such a story of how a brand so familiar and huge today could start from something so small.

  • Ask an Astronaut

  • My Guide to Life in Space
  • By: Tim Peake
  • Narrated by: Robin Ince, Tim Peake
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 310
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 288
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 285

How does it feel to orbit the Earth 10 times faster than a speeding bullet? What's it like to eat, sleep and go to the toilet in space? And where to next - the moon, Mars or beyond? Ask an Astronaut is Tim's personal guide to life in space, based on his historic Principia mission and the thousands of questions he has been asked since his return to Earth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good informative listen.

  • By steeledarren1973 on 25-10-17

Great listen

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Reviewed: 02-08-18

No real prior interest in space but I found this to be a really engaging listen which I thoroughly enjoyed

  • Running Up That Hill

  • The Highs and Lows of Going That Bit Further
  • By: Vassos Alexander
  • Narrated by: Vassos Alexander
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 171
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156

Vassos Alexander shares his insight from interviews with legends of the sport and his own gruelling but rewarding experiences of extraordinary endurance racing - including the legendary 152 mile Spartathlon, widely regarded as the world's most relentless race. Vassos dissects and explores the tenacity that propels many to keep on running and running and running....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Sounds like it has been computer generated.

  • By Alan Purvis on 14-03-18

Really enjoyable listen.

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Reviewed: 17-04-18

Really enjoyable listen which kept a more consistent narrative than Vassos' first book which seemed to jump around a lot more. Although this book follows the same pattern it's somehow all linked together better. A great listen which has already had me looking online for an ultra running challenge of my own.