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    • I Can't Make This Up

    • Life Lessons
    • By: Neil Strauss - contributor, Kevin Hart
    • Narrated by: Kevin Hart
    • Length: 11 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,887
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,473
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,468

    Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the, a, for, above, and even even. Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic

    • By Della Michelle on 14-06-17

    Regular price: £28.09

    • HELP

    • By: Simon Amstell
    • Narrated by: Simon Amstell
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 539

    Comedy, Tragedy, Therapy. Simon Amstell did his first stand-up gig at the age of 13. His parents had just divorced, and puberty was confusing. Trying to be funny solved everything. Read by Simon Amstell, and interspersed with footage from his stand-up tours, HELP is the hilarious and heartbreaking account of Simon's ongoing compulsion to reveal his entire self onstage. To tell the truth so it can't hurt him anymore. Loneliness, anxiety, depression - this book has it all. And more.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great stuff but just so little thats new.

    • By Mr. A. P. Barker on 21-09-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Alan Partridge: Nomad

    • By: Alan Partridge
    • Narrated by: Alan Partridge
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,057
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,592
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,571

    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

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Life and Laughing

    • My Story
    • By: Michael McIntyre
    • Narrated by: Michael McIntyre
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,164
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,625
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,612

    Michael McIntyre has become Britain’s biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, which sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking 54-date Arena tour.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect performer of a life - I loved it!

    • By David on 30-10-10

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Dom Joly's Big American Vacation

    • By: Dom Joly
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Be warned - this raw, unpolished adventure across the States contains alligator wrestling, leather chaps and Vegas weddings. As a multi-award winning comedian and travel journalist, Dom Joly's take on any destination is always witty, sharp, hilarious and irreverent - even more so when that destination is the backwaters of the USA.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By RN on 23-10-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • The Fry Chronicles

    • An Autobiography
    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,047
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,882
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,858

    This dazzling memoir promises to be a courageously frank, honest and poignant read. It will detail some of Fry's most turbulent and least-well-known years, with writing that will excite you, make you laugh uproariously, move you, inform you, and, above all, surprise you.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hours of delighted listening

    • By Mary on 21-09-10

    Regular price: £24.00

    • The Life of Lee

    • By: Lee Evans
    • Narrated by: Lee Evans
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979

    Lee Evans is one of the best-loved comedians in the country; a Hollywood star able to sell out arenas in the blink of eye. But he was not always such a roaring success. Read unabridged by the man himself, the audiobook edition of The Life of Lee is an utterly hilarious and very moving autobiography, charting his ups and downs on the way to the top.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By AandL272 on 05-06-13

    Regular price: £22.00

    • Sidemen: The Audiobook

    • By: The Sidemen
    • Narrated by: JJ/KSI, Harry/Wroetoshaw, Simon/Miniminter, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,277
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,042
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,035

    Billions of you have watched their videos, and millions of you have followed them on social media. So here we go: it's time to back up, because YouTube superstars The Sidemen are finally here in audiobook form, and they're dishing the dirt on each other as well as the YouTuabe universe. The guys are behind the mic, and it’s about to get messy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • LOVED THE BOOK

    • By Charlotte on 18-10-16

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Rob Delaney

    • Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
    • By: Rob Delaney
    • Narrated by: Rob Delaney
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 326
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 324

    Rob Delaney is a father, a husband, a comedian, a writer. He is the author of an endless stream of beautiful, insane jokes on Twitter. He is sober. He is sometimes brave. He speaks French. He has bungee-jumped off the Manhattan Bridge. He enjoys antagonizing political figures, powerful retailers and the Kardashians. He listens to metal while he works out. He broke into an abandoned mental hospital with his mother. He played Sir Lancelot in Camelot. He has battled depression. He is funny as s***. He cleans up well. He and Margaret Atwood have a thing going on Twitter.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short, funny and moving

    • By Beccameriel on 07-03-14
    • Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage.
    • By: Rob Delaney
    • Narrated by: Rob Delaney
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Release date: 05-11-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 352 ratings

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Challenge Accepted!

    • By: Celeste Barber
    • Narrated by: Celeste Barber
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Part memoir, part comedy routine, part advice manual, Challenge Accepted! is Celeste at her best, revealing her secrets to love, friendship, family and marriage (oh hai, #hothusband) and how to deal with life's many challenges: why she checks the bath for sharks, how Nutella quite literally shaped who she is as a woman and why being famous on Instagram is like being rich in Monopoly. Its real, like totally, really real.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book!

    • By Kindle Customer on 24-12-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Toast on Toast

    • Cautionary tales and candid advice
    • By: Steven Toast
    • Narrated by: Matt Berry - as Steven Toast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,069
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,059

    In Toast on Toast - part memoir, part "how to act" manual - Steven Toast draws on his vast and varied experiences, providing the reader with an invaluable insight into his journey from school plays to RADA and from "It's a Right Royal Knockout" to the Colony Club. Along the way he reveals the secrets of his success. He discloses how to brush up on and expand your technical and vocal skills, how to nail a professional voiceover, and how to deal with difficult work experience staff in a recording studio....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Helpless with laughter!

    • By Wayne on 11-11-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Yes Please

    • By: Amy Poehler
    • Narrated by: Amy Poehler, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,973

    In Amy Poehler's highly anticipated first book, Yes Please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice (some useful, some not so much).Powered by Amy's charming and hilarious, biting yet wise voice, and including a star-studded guest list of vocal appearances.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not the giggle fest I thought it would be...

    • By Laura Chambers on 07-06-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • How to Be a Woman

    • By: Caitlin Moran
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Moran
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159

    1913 - Suffragette throws herself under the King's horse. 1969 - Feminists storm Miss World. Now - Caitlin Moran rewrites "The Female Eunuch" from a bar stool and demands to know why pants are getting smaller. There's never been a better time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain.... Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should you get Botox? Do men secretly hate us? What should you call your vagina?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Indispensable listening

    • By GlaswegianLassie on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £20.09

    • Is It Just Me?

    • By: Miranda Hart
    • Narrated by: Miranda Hart
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,683
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,853
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,848

    Well hello to you dear audiobook browser. Now I have your attention it would be rude if I didn't tell you a little about my literary feast. So, here is the thing: is it just me or does anyone else find that adulthood offers no refuge from the unexpected horrors, peculiar lack of physical coordination and sometimes unexplained nudity, that accompanied childhood and adolescence? I am proud to say I have a wealth of awkward experiences - from school days to life as an office temp - and here I offer my 18-year-old self (and I hope you, too, dear listener) some much needed caution and guidance on how to navigate life's rocky path.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic!

    • By berta on 25-12-12

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Diary of Two Nobodies

    • By: Mary Killen, Giles Wood
    • Narrated by: Mary Killen, Giles Wood
    • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285

    What is life for Giles and Mary outside the willow-patterned cocoon? Giles is a countryman who relishes solitude. His wife, Mary, thrives in company and enjoys frequent escapes to London. After 30 years in a marriage of opposites, Giles and Mary have adapted to a life of domestic misunderstandings within comical misadventures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marriage - eject or sit it out?

    • By Rachel Redford on 27-12-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559

    A guy walks into a bar.From here, the story could take many turns. A guy walks into a bar and meets the love of his life. A guy walks into a bar and finds no one else is there. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humour and intelligence and leave you deeply moved. In Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy. The common thread? Sedaris masterfully turns each episode into a love story: how it feels to be in a relationship where one loves and is loved over many years, what it means to be part of a family, and how it's possible, through all of life's absurdities, to accept oneself. With Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why he has been called 'A humorist par excellence, he can make Woody Allen appear ham-tongued, Oscar Wilde a drag' (Observer).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • funny and often disturbing

    • By Marcus on 17-07-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Too Much Information

    • By: Dave Gorman
    • Narrated by: Dave Gorman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 816
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 747
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 735

    Nowadays, the world is full of people trying to tell us things. So much so that we have taught our brains not to pay much attention. After all, click the mouse, tap the screen, flick the channel and it’s on to the next thing. But Dave Gorman thinks it’s time to have a closer look, to find out how much nonsense we tacitly accept. Suspicious adverts, baffling newspaper headlines, fake twitter, endless cat videos, insane TV shows where the presenters ask the same questions over and over.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mono-themed drudgery

    • By Amazon Customer on 20-07-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Dark Tourist

    • Sightseeing in the World's Most Unlikely Holiday Destinations
    • By: Dom Joly
    • Narrated by: Dom Joly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 845
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 840

    Ever since he can remember, Dom Joly has been fascinated by travel to odd places. In part this stems from a childhood spent in war-torn Lebanon, where instead of swapping marbles in the schoolyard, he had a shrapnel collection -- the schoolboy currency of Beirut. These early experiences left Dom with a profound loathing for the sanitized experiences of the modern-day travel industry and a taste for the darkest of places.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amusing, engaging and thought-provoking

    • By Helena on 26-04-11
    • Sightseeing in the World's Most Unlikely Holiday Destinations
    • By: Dom Joly
    • Narrated by: Dom Joly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 05-04-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,339 ratings

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Small Man in a Book

    • By: Rob Brydon
    • Narrated by: Rob Brydon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 578
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 392
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 385

    Who is the man behind the many voices of Rob Brydon? Read by the man himself, this audiobook memoir will reveal the warm heart behind one of Britain's favourite impressionists. A multi-award-winning actor, writer, comedian and presenter known for his warmth, humour and inspired impressions, Rob Brydon has quickly become one of our very favourite entertainers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Mind Numbing

    • By Chris on 18-10-12

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Cheer Up Love

    • Adventures in Depression with the Crab of Hate
    • By: Susan Calman
    • Narrated by: Susan Calman
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 929
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 924

    Susan Calman is a well-known comedian and writer who has appeared on countless radio and television programmes. Her solo stand up show, Susan Calman Is Convicted, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and dealt with subjects like the death penalty, appearance and depression. The reaction to the show she wrote about mental health was so positive that she wanted to expand on the show and write a more detailed account of surviving when you're the world's most negative person.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank god for Susan Calman and this book!! Just excellent!

    • By Miss on 01-06-16

    Regular price: £19.99

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