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    • LJ Ross - November 2018

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: LJ Ross
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios for a second time, on this occasion to talk about her first audio drama, The Infirmary, is British author of the best-selling DCI Ryan mystery novels LJ Ross. Spending most of her 20s as a regulatory lawyer, LJ Ross published her first novel in the DCI Ryan series, Holy Island, in 2015. The latest installment in the series comes in the form of an audio drama - a brand-new way to experience DCI Ryan and all the thrills and mystery Ross’ stories bring. The Infirmary is sure to delight both seasoned fans and those new to the series. 

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    • Simon Reeve

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Simon Reeve
    • Length: 12 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Known for his award-winning travel documentaries such as Places That Don’t Exist and Tropic of Cancer, alongside his books on international terrorism and modern history, Simon Reeve has now published a memoir of his adventures, Step by Step. Simon Reeve talks to us about his latest book and his unusual education and career trajectory and tells us his key piece of safety advice. 

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    • Melanie Brown

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Melanie Brown
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her tell-all memoir, Brutally Honest, is Spice Girl and TV presenter Melanie Brown. Beyond being a Spice Girl, Mel B is now also an advocate for women across the world who suffer from domestic violence. Melanie’s memoir is a compelling, frank and inspirational story of a woman who has lived through many challenges but refuses to be shamed any more. In this interview, Mel spoke to us about revisiting painful memories in writing her memoir, the process of casting the audiobook and the feedback she's got already from her nearest and dearest.   

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    • Emma Thompson & Isabella Inchbald

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Isabella Inchbald
    • Length: 17 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 17
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    Thompson has previously worked on screen adaptations of Austen’s novels, including writing the screenplay of Sense and Sensibility, for which she won an Academy Award for the Best Adapted Screenplay. The film is still considered one of the all-time best screen adaptations of a Jane Austen novel and inspired the resurgence of Austen adaptations. Isabella Inchbald is a newcomer in comparison but very well versed in voice work, winning the prestigious BBC Carleton Hobbs Award 2017, and is perfect for our heroine, Emma Woodhouse. 

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    • Thandie Newton

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Thandie Newton
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her narration of Jessie Burton’s The Restless Girls is BAFTA Award-winning British actress Thandie Newton. Known for her starring roles in films such as Crash and Mission: Impossible 2, Thandie Newton has had an accomplished career onscreen. Acclaimed for her role as Maeve Millay in HBO series Westworld, for which she earned a Golden Globe nomination, and her role in BBC One drama Line of Duty, for which she received a TV BAFTA nomination, Thandie now narrates the audiobook of Jessie Burton’s The Restless Girls

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    • Deborah Harkness

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Deborah Harkness
    • Length: 13 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Born in 1965, Harkness grew up near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and went on to study at University of California and Oxford University to name just two. She is a well-regarded historian of science and medicine as well as having studied alchemy, magic and the occult. Her All Souls trilogy of books earnt her a firm following, leaving fans excited for her latest release, Time's Convert. Deborah talks to us about her latest title, how she went from historian to author and the television adaptation of A Discovery of Witches.

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    • Jasper Fforde

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Jasper Fforde
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his latest novel, Early Riser, is British author Jasper Fforde. Known for his Thursday Next series of novels and independent series Nursery Crime and The Dragonslayer, Jasper Fforde is back with a brand-new novel and universe, Early Riser, set in a world where humanity must hibernate during the brutally cold months of winter. Jasper Fforde talks to us about his latest novel, the inspiration behind it and his wild and vivid imagination. 

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    • Sally Field

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Sally Field
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her autobiography, In Pieces, is two-time Academy Award and three-time Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Field. One of the most enduring actors of our time, Sally Field has portrayed a variety of iconic roles on both the large and small screen. From her early roles in sitcoms and films such as Sybil and Gidget to her award-winning performances in Lincoln, Hello, My Name Is Doris and ER, Field has remained a celebrated figure and activist. Her new memoir, In Pieces, was published in September 2018. 

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    • Johann Hari

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Johann Hari
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, Lost Connections, is New York Times best-selling author and journalist Johann Ari. A Cambridge graduate, Johann Ari has a long and experienced career as an award-winning journalist. His in-depth research and accessible style, beginning with the war on drugs, which made up his first acclaimed title, Chasing the Scream, challenged the way we see drug addiction and legalisation. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and insightful interview to the book

    • By Mikasa Ackerman on 25-11-18

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    • Armando Iannucci

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Armando Iannucci
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    In this interview, Armando Iannucci talks about his favourite composers, whether or not it's cool to like classical music and what it was like to do stand-up comedy aged 12. Armando is a multiaward-winning satirist, writer, director and producer best known for Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, The Thick of It, In the Loop and Veep. His new audiobook, Hear Me Out, is an exploration of the many ways in which classical music can enhance and comment on the human experience.

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    • Jeff Kinney

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Jeff Kinney
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his latest book, The Meltdown: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, is American cartoonist and author Jeff Kinney. Jeff Kinney is the creator of the immensely popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid book series, which has over 200 million copies in print worldwide, four feature films, two Children’s Choice Book Awards and six Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for Favourite Book. Named one of Time magazine’s most influential people in the world, Jeff Kinney has now published the 13th book in the series, The Meltdown.

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    • Isabel Hardman

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Isabel Hardman
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about her latest book, Why We Get the Wrong Politicians, is political journalist Isabel Hardman. From beginning her career as a senior reporter for Inside Housing magazine, Isabel Hardman is now the assistant editor of The Spectator. Her latest book, Why We Get the Wrong Politicians, was published in 2018. Isabel Hardman talks to us about her latest title, her journalistic career to date and the world of Westminster.

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    • Hugh Bonneville & Peter James

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Peter James
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Peter James is an international best-selling thriller writer with 12 consecutive Sunday Times number ones, responsible for the critically acclaimed Roy Grace thriller series. Hugh Bonneville is a BAFTA, Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor across both stage and screen, most recognised for his role as Robert Crawley in the ITV drama Downton Abbey and blockbusters such as Paddington and Notting Hill. Bonneville has narrated the audiobook of Peter James’ thriller Absolute Proof.

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    • Jeffery Deaver - June 2018

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Jeffery Deaver
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios for the second time to discuss his latest novel, The Cutting Edge, is multiple award-winning author and Steel Dagger recipient Jeffery Deaver. With over 35 published books, which include The Bone Collector, Carte Blanche and The Bodies Left Behind, Jeffery Deaver is the master of the crime thriller. The winner of numerous awards around the world, including a Steel Dagger, Jeffery has also picked up two lifetime achievement awards in both Italy and the US. The 14th book in his Lincoln Rhyme series, The Cutting Edge, was published in May 2018.  

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    • Shane Warne

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Shane Warne
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible studios to talk about his latest book No Spin: My Autobiography is Australian former international cricketer Shane Warne. Widely regarded as one of the greatest bowlers in the history of cricket, Shane Warne has had an astonishing career in the game, playing his first Test match in 1992 and retiring in 2013. The lead wicket taker in Test cricket until 2007 and named twice as a Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World, Warne has now published his biography, No Spin. Shane Warne talks to us about how he fell into cricket by accident, the lack of cricket superstars today and his relationship with Elizabeth Hurley.  

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    • Cara Hunter

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Cara Hunter
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Releasing her debut best-selling crime title, Close to Home, in 2017 under the pen name Cara Hunter, the established British author returns with a follow up to the series, In the Dark, published in July 2018. Cara Hunter talks to us about her DI Fawley series, what inspired her change in direction and what we can expect from Fawley and his team of Oxford detectives in her latest book. 

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    • Steven Pinker

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Steven Pinker
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, Enlightenment Now, is experimental psychologist, author and Harvard professor Steven Pinker. One of the world’s leading authorities on language and the mind, Steven Pinker is the author of highly acclaimed books such as The Better Angels of Our Nature and The Language Instinct. Winner of numerous awards for his research and books, the two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist published his 10th title, Enlightenment Now, in February 2018.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Sharing of perspectives

    • By HJP on 28-07-18

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    • Mohsin Hamid

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Mohsin Hamid
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Best-selling, Man Booker-short-listed author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist Mohsin Hamid brings Audible his incredible new audiobook, Exit West. A love story about two refugees caught between their war-torn country and the beginnings of their own journey into adulthood, it has been praised by critics and readers alike, with The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, New York Times and even Barack Obama reporting it as one of the greatest books of the year.

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    • Wilfred Emmanuel Jones

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Wilfred Emmanuel Jones
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his latest book, Jeopardy, is British entrepreneur, farmer and founder of The Black Farmer range of food products, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones. Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones has gone from a stint in the army to a career in catering to running his own marketing agency before buying a farm in Devon from which he launched his multimillion-pound, award-winning brand, The Black Farmer. 2018 sees Emmanuel-Jones publish his inspirational personal development book, Jeopardy.  

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    • Paige Toon

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    • By: Robin Morgan-Bentley
    • Narrated by: Paige Toon
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her latest title, Five Years from Now, is best-selling romance author Paige Toon. 

    A philosophy graduate, Paige Toon has become the go-to author for heartwarming chick lit and romance fiction. Having published 11 novels amongst other novellas and young adult fiction, the release we discuss in this interview, Five Years from Now, published in 2018. 

    Paige Toon talks to us about her love of the romance genre and what we can expect from her latest book.

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