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  • Tiger Woods

  • By: Jeff Benedict, Armen Keteyian
  • Narrated by: Roger Casey
  • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 226

In 2009, Tiger Woods was the most famous athlete on the planet, a transcendent star of almost unfathomable fame and fortune living what appeared to be the perfect life - married to a Swedish beauty and the father of two young children. Winner of 14 major golf championships and 79 PGA Tour events, Woods was the first billion-dollar athlete, earning more than $100 million a year in endorsements from the likes of Nike, Gillette, AT&T, and Gatorade. But it was all a carefully crafted illusion. As it turned out, Woods had been living a double life for years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Insight

  • By Marc Studholme on 04-08-18

Great Insight

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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: 04-08-18

For Tiger fans much of the insight isn’t that new, but pulled together well. The books sails past some of his greatest victories and on course duals, focusing on his character and what made him.

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  • Alan Partridge: Nomad

  • By: Alan Partridge
  • Narrated by: Alan Partridge
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,292
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,814
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,789

In Alan Partridge: Nomad, Alan dons his boots, windcheater and scarf and embarks on an odyssey through a place he once knew - it's called Britain - intent on completing a journey of immense personal significance. Diarising his ramble in the form of a 'journey journal', Alan details the people and places he encounters, ruminates on matters large and small and, on a final leg fraught with danger, becomes not a man (because he was one to start off with) but a better, more inspiring example of a man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Every line has a joke.

  • By Dickie Armstrong on 24-10-16

Funny, very funny

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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: 01-10-17

Laugh out loud funny. Delivers a really warm and almost believable life story! Too many highlights to list.

  • If I Could Tell You Just One Thing

  • Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice
  • By: Richard Reed
  • Narrated by: Richard Reed
  • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 699
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 628
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 624

Richard Reed built Innocent Drinks from a smoothie stall on a street corner to one of the biggest brands in Britain. He credits his success to four brilliant pieces of advice, each given to him just when he needed them most. Ever since, it has been Richard's habit, whenever he meets somebody he admires, to ask them for their best piece of advice. If they could tell him just one thing, what would it be? Richard has collected pearls of wisdom from some of the most remarkable, inspiring and game-changing people in the world.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Probably a great inspiring read for under 25s

  • By stryder on 09-12-16

Varied & Pursusive

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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: 01-10-17

Really interesting from the first chapter. Lifts the lid on many a public figure. Jo Malone my favourite chapter.

  • Why England Lose

  • And Other Curious Football Phenomena Explained
  • By: Simon Kuper, Stefan Szymanski
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 193
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 121
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 122

Why do England lose? Why does Scotland suck? Why doesn’t America play the sport internationally… and why do the Germans play with such an efficient but robotic style?

Using insights and analogies from economics, statistics, psychology and business to cast a new and entertaining light on how the game works, "Why England Lose" reveals the often surprisingly counterintuitive truths about soccer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not just why England (will) lose!

  • By Gary Black on 17-05-10

Insightful

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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: 01-10-17

I've talked about the findings of this book more than any other. It charts plausible data and trends that actually endorses why England have over performed.

My Sporting Life with Sir Stirling Moss cover art
  • My Sporting Life with Sir Stirling Moss

  • By: Danny Kelly, Stirling Moss
  • Narrated by: Danny Kelly
  • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 16

In this edition of talkSPORT's My Sporting Life, Danny Kelly talks to one of British motorsport's most celebrated drivers. Recorded live at his futuristic Mayfair home, Sir Stirling Moss talks us through his life, his career and his gadget-strewn residence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Insightful

  • By Marc Studholme on 01-10-17

Insightful

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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: 01-10-17

Discusses far more than just motorsport, a really good insight into a sporting legend.

  • The Unstoppable Golfer

  • Trusting Your Mind & Your Short Game to Achieve Greatness
  • By: Dr. Bob Rotella
  • Narrated by: Bob Rotella
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 107

It is no secret that more than two-thirds of the shots a golfer makes are shorts ones: putts, chips, and pitches. Long drives may garner applause, but whether a golfer wants to win the Masters or just five bucks from a friend on Saturday morning, it’s the little shots that make the difference. In The Unstoppable Golfer, Dr. Bob Rotella takes the same wisdom and experience that have worked for clients like Davis Love III and David Toms to help you master this special art of short shots and avoid all the frustration out of this increasingly challenging element of the game.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great If You Want to Get Better at your Game

  • By Howard on 18-06-13

My Golfing Bible

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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: 01-10-17

I've listened to this book three times now and find it gives my game a boost

  • The Big Miss

  • My Years Coaching Tiger Woods
  • By: Hank Haney
  • Narrated by: Hank Haney
  • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 174
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

The Big Miss is Hank Haney's candid and surprisingly insightful account of his tumultuous six-year journey with Tiger Woods, during which the supremely gifted golfer collected six major championships and rewrote golf history. Hank was one of the very few people allowed behind the curtain. He was with Tiger 110 days a year, spoke to him over 200 days a year, and stayed at his home up to 30 days a year, observing him in nearly every circumstance....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen

  • By Neil on 13-07-12

Insightful

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

Reviewed: 01-10-17

A really insightful story that charts a earning full period in both Hank and Tigers lives. Challenges some assumptions and discusses what it takes to be truly great.