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    • Emotional Intelligence

    • By: Daniel Goleman Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 239
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      4 out of 5 stars 163
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      4 out of 5 stars 162

    Is IQ destiny? Not nearly as much as we think. This fascinating and persuasive program argues that our view of human intelligence is far too narrow, ignoring a crucial range of abilities - emotional intelligence - that matter immensely in terms of how we do in life.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • 13-hour announcement

    • By A on 25-03-13

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Catch Me If You Can

    • By: Frank W. Abagnale, Stan Redding
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    Frank W. Abagnale was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and escape artists in history. In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned a pilot's uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, passed himself off as a college sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was 21. His story is now a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating - his audacity is astounding

    • By Leya on 19-10-13

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Emotional Intelligence, 10th Edition

    • By: Daniel Goleman
    • Narrated by: Daniel Goleman, Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our “two minds” - the rational and the emotional - and how they together shape our destiny. Through vivid examples, Goleman delineates the five crucial skills of emotional intelligence and shows how they determine our success in relationships, work, and even our physical well-being.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Crucial Confrontations

    • By: Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and others
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Discover skills to resolve touchy, controversial, and complex issues at work and at home, now available in this follow-up to the internationally popular Crucial Conversations.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Promises more than it delivers

    • By Shabra Dowson on 07-04-13

    Regular price: £18.39

    • The Civil War

    • By: Bruce Catton
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    For a person seeking a single volume to serve as a captivating introduction and a dependable guide through all the maze of battles and issues of the Civil War, this is an audiobook without parallel. Bruce Catton understood the Civil War - its participants and battles - and he unfolds it with skill and simplicity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellently Read and Well Written

    • By Ben on 14-06-09

    Regular price: £21.69

    • The Callahan Chronicals

    • By: Spider Robinson
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    This omnibus edition contains the trio of books that introduced the world to Mike Callahan, Jake Stonebender, Doc Webster, Mickey Finn, Fast Eddie Costigan, Long-Drink McGonnigle, Ralph Von Wau Wau, and the rest of the regulars of Callahan's Place, in the stories that helped Spider Robinson to win both a John W. Campbell Award and a legion of fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heart-warming

    • By Diane on 22-03-17

    Regular price: £27.09

    • The Culture Code

    • An Ingenious Way To Understand Why People Around The World Live And Buy As They Do
    • By: Clotaire Rapaille
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Internationally revered cultural anthropologist and marketing expert Clotaire Rapaille reveals for the first time the techniques he has used to improve profitability and practices for dozens of Fortune 100 companies. His groundbreaking revelations shed light not just on business but on the way every human being acts and lives around the world.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good for Americans

    • By YAYO Familia Ltd on 28-06-18

    Regular price: £20.39

    • A World Lit Only by Fire

    • The Medieval Mind and the Renaissance Portrait of an Age
    • By: William Manchester
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    From tales of chivalrous knights to the barbarity of trial by ordeal, no era has been a greater source of awe, horror, and wonder than the Middle Ages. In handsomely crafted prose and with the grace and authority of his extraordinary gift for narrative history, William Manchester leads us from a civilization tottering on the brink of collapse to the grandeur of its rebirth, the Renaissance.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gets better

    • By markw on 02-04-07

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Noonday Demon

    • An Atlas of Depression
    • By: Andrew Solomon
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policy makers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Andrew Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • magnum opus

    • By Joanf on 07-02-18

    Regular price: £25.99

    • Undaunted Courage

    • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 21 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Listen to the colorful and courageous story of Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the opening of the American West.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Travels with Lewis and Clarke

    • By sarahmoose2000 on 12-02-11

    Regular price: £39.39

    • The Intelligent Asset Allocator

    • How to Build Your Portfolio to Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk
    • By: William Bernstein
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    William Bernstein is one of today's most unlikely financial heroes. A practicing neurologist, he used his self-taught investment knowledge and research to build a popular investor's Web site. Now, in the plain-spoken The Intelligent Asset Allocator, he shows independent investors how to build a diversified portfolio without the help of a financial advisor.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Time for the Stars

    • By: Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Travel to other planets is now a reality, and with overpopulation stretching the resources of Earth, the necessity of finding habitable worlds is growing ever more urgent. There’s a problem though—because the spaceships are slower than light, any communication between the exploring ships and Earth would take years.

    Tom and Pat are identical twin teenagers. As twins they’ve always been close, so close that it seemed like they could read each other’s minds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Still great!

    • By Seagull on 12-05-18

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Art of the Steal

    • By: Frank W. Abagnale
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In his celebrated best seller Catch Me If You Can, Frank Abagnale recounted his youthful career as a master imposter and forger. In The Art of the Steal, Abagnale tells the remarkable story of how he parlayed his knowledge of cons and scams into a successful career as a consultant to businesses on preventing financial foul play - while revealing to listeners how they can identify and outsmart perpetrators of fraud.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Made me look at credit cards in a whole new way

    • By Mr MA Lawrence on 11-08-18

    Regular price: £24.39

    • The Extraordinary Leader

    • By: John H. Zenger
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The Extraordinary Leader is a research-based book about leadership. It analyzes 200,000 assessments from 20,000 managers and presents new insights that demystify this complex subject. It clearly establishes the importance of developing great leaders versus being satisfied with merely good ones, and highlights the link between leadership behavior and an organization's performance.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Ringworld's Children

    • By: Larry Niven
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    The Ringworld is a landmark engineering achievement, a flat band 3-million-times the surface area of Earth, encircling a distant star. Home to trillions of inhabitants, not all of which are human, and host to amazing technological wonders, the Ringworld is unique in all of the universe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • From a space opera to the muppet show

    • By Joachim on 13-08-16

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Bringing Out the Best in People

    • How to Apply the Astonishing Power of Positive Reinforcement
    • By: Aubrey C. Daniels
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The classic best seller on performance management is updated to reflect changes in today's working environment. When an employer needs to know how to gain maximum performance from employees, renowned behavioral psychologist Aubrey Daniels is the man to consult. What has made Daniels the man with the answers? His ability to apply scientifically based behavioral stimuli to the workplace while making it fun at the same time.

    Regular price: £18.39

    • The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

    • By: James D. Hornfischer
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Told from the point of view of the men who waged this steel-shattering battle, The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors captures Navy pilots attacking enemy battleships with makeshift weapons and sacrificial valor, a veteran commander improvising tactics never taught in Annapolis, and young crews from across America rising to an impossible challenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent book slightly let down by the reader.

    • By Andrew on 05-02-10

    Regular price: £32.89

    • 3-D Negotiation

    • Powerful Tools to Change the Game in Your Most Important Deals
    • By: David A. Lax, James K. Sebenius
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Stuck in a "win-win versus win-lose" mind-set, most negotiators focus on the face-to-face process at the table. David Lax and James Sebenius urge bargainers to look beyond tactics at the table. Persuasive tactics are only the "first dimension" of the authors' path-breaking approach, developed from their decades of doing deals and analyzing great dealmakers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Narration

    • By Chris on 27-01-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Deep Blue

    • Stories of Shipwreck, Sunken Treasure and Survival (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Patrick O'Brian, Farley Mowat, more
    • Narrated by: Terence Aselford, Richard Rohan, Nick Sampson, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    For those who dare, things often go wrong on the sea. Deep Blue offers some of literature's greatest stories about the ocean and the people who risk its wrath. Castaways, pirates, and victims of shipwreck all fight to survive in far-flung places and under harrowing circumstances. Together, these works offer a convincing reminder of the sea's dangers and mysteries.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Death Match

    • A Novel
    • By: Lincoln Child
    • Narrated by: Barrett Whitener
    • Length: 13 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Lewis and Lindsay Thorpe were the perfect couple: young, attractive, and ideally matched. But the veil of perfection can mask many blemishes. When the Thorpes are found dead in their tasteful Flagstaff living room (having committed double suicide), alarms go off in the towering Manhattan offices of Eden Incorporated, the high-tech matchmaking company whose spectacular success and legendary secrecy have inspired awe around the world.

    Regular price: £29.59

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