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    • The Undoing Project

    • A Friendship That Changed the World
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 837
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 741
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 742

    Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky met in war-torn 1960s Israel. Both were gifted young psychology professors: Kahneman a rootless son of Holocaust survivors who saw the world as a problem to be solved, Tversky a voluble, instinctual blur of energy. In this breathtaking new audiobook, Michael Lewis tells the extraordinary story of a relationship that became a shared mind: one which created the field of behavioural economics, revolutionising everything from Big Data to medicine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great writer finds a great topic

    • By Judy Corstjens on 24-12-16

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Getting to Yes

    • Negotiating an Agreement Without Giving In
    • By: Roger Fisher, William Ury, Bruce Patton
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Negotiation is a way of life for the majority of us. Whether we're at work, at home or simply going out, we want to participate in the decisions that affect us. Nowadays, hardly anyone gets through the day without a single negotiation, yet, few of us are armed with the effective, powerful negotiating skills that prevent stubborn haggling and ensure mutual problem solving. Fisher, Ury, and Patton cut through the jargon to present a few easily remembered principles that will guide you to success, no matter what the other side does or whatever dirty tricks they resort to.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Packs a punch, be prepared!

    • By Owi on 15-06-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Innovators

    • How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
    • By: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 17 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 378
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375

    Following his blockbuster biography of Steve Jobs, The Innovators is Walter Isaacson’s revealing story of the people who created the computer and the Internet. It is destined to be the standard history of the digital revolution and an indispensable guide to how innovation really happens. What were the talents that allowed certain inventors and entrepreneurs to turn their visionary ideas into disruptive realities? What led to their creative leaps? Why did some succeed and others fail?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I like it, but ...

    • By VTS on 22-04-17

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Gene

    • An Intimate History
    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189

    The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from best-selling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee. Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest to decipher the master code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function. The story of the gene begins in an obscure Augustinian abbey in Moravia in 1856, where a monk stumbles on the idea of a 'unit of heredity'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 20 hours very well spent

    • By Judy Corstjens on 21-09-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Strange Weather

    • By: Joe Hill
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Kate Mulgrew, Stephen Lang, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Four short novels from the author of The Fireman and Horns. 'Rain' explores an escalating apocalyptic event, as downpours of nails spread out across the world. In 'Loaded', a mall security guard heroically stops a mass shooting, but his story begins to unravel, taking his sanity with it. 'Snapshot, 1988' tells of a kid in Silicon Valley who finds himself threatened. And in 'Aloft', a young man parachutes for the first time...and winds up a castaway on an impossibly solid cloud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Return To Form for Joe Hill....

    • By Farniboy on 08-01-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Historian

    • By: Elizabeth Kostova
    • Narrated by: Joanne Whalley, Martin Jarvis, Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 127

    Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor", and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of: a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb

    • By A Genealogist on 15-02-07

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Firestarter

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188

    "You're a firestarter honey.... just one big zippo lighter." A year ago, he was an upstanding instructor of English at Harrison State College. Now Andy is on the run with his daughter, a pigtailed girl named Charlie. A girl with an unimaginably terrifying gift. A gift which could be useful to corrupt authorities. Soon Charlie will be caught up in the menace of a fateful drug experiment and a sinister government ploy….

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A little slow to start with.

    • By Emma on 19-11-15

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Who Is Michael Ovitz?

    • A Memoir
    • By: Michael Ovitz
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Who Is Michael Ovitz? by Michael Ovits, read by Dennis Boutsikaris. If you're going to listen to one audiobook about Hollywood, this is the one. As co-founder of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Michael Ovitz earned a reputation for ruthless negotiation, brilliant strategy and fierce loyalty to his clients. He reinvented the role of the agent and helped shape the careers of hundreds of A-list stars and directors, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Sean Connery, Steven Seagal, Bill Murray, Robin Williams and David Letterman. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow what great life story!!!!

    • By Crystal on 08-01-19

    Regular price: £23.99

    • In the Midst of Winter

    • By: Isabel Allende
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Alma Cuervo, Jasmine Cephas Jones
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Amid the biggest Brooklyn snowstorm in living memory, an unexpected friendship blossoms between three people thrown together by circumstance. Richard Bowmaster, a lonely university professor in his 60s, hits the car driven by Evelyn Ortega, a young undocumented migrant from Guatemala.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good narration few ouple of skips in the sound

    • By SharonK on 18-05-18

    Regular price: £14.39

    • MatchUp

    • By: Lee Child - editor, Val McDermid, Charlaine Harris, and others
    • Narrated by: Laura Benanti, Dennis Boutsikaris, Gerard Doyle, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    In this incredible follow-up to the New York Times and USA Today best seller FaceOff, 22 of the world's most popular thriller writers come together for an unforgettable anthology. MatchUp takes the never-before-seen best seller pairings of FaceOff and adds a delicious new twist: gender. Eleven of the world's best female thriller writers, from Diana Gabaldon to Charlaine Harris, are paired with 11 of the world's best male thriller writers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful series of short stories

    • By Victoria on 18-06-17

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Litigators

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 670
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 394

    The classic legal thriller and huge bestseller from master of the genre John Grisham. David Zinc has it all: Big firm, big salary, life in the lawyer's fast lane. Until the day he snaps and throws it all away. Leaving the world of corporate law far behind, he talks himself into a new job with Finley & Figg. A self-styled 'boutique' firm with only two partners, Oscar Finley and Wally Figg are ambulance-chasing street lawyers who hustle nickel-and-dime cases, dreaming of landing the big win.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • endearing and gripping

    • By sunshine on 21-11-11

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Skipping Christmas

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    Imagine a year without Christmas. No crowded shops, no corny office parties, no fruitcakes, no unwanted presents. That's just what Luther and Nora Krank have in mind when they decide that, just this once, they'll skip the holiday altogether.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quick Christmas Cheer Up

    • By Mr on 15-02-12

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Every Note Played

    • By: Lisa Genova
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris, Dagmara Dominczyk, Lisa Genova - afterword
    • Length: 8 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    From neuroscientist and New York Times bestselling author of Still Alice comes a powerful and heartbreaking exploration of regret, forgiveness, freedom, and what it means to be alive.

    An accomplished concert pianist, Richard received standing ovations from audiences all over the world in awe of his rare combination of emotional resonance and flawless technique. Every finger of his hands was a finely calibrated instrument, dancing across the keys and striking each note with exacting precision. That was eight months ago.

    Richard now has ALS, and his entire right arm is paralyzed. His fingers are impotent, still, devoid of possibility. The loss of his hand feels like a death, a loss of true love, a divorce—his divorce.

    He knows his left arm will go next.

    Three years ago, Karina removed their framed wedding picture from the living room wall and hung a mirror there instead. But she still hasn’t moved on. Karina is paralyzed by excuses and fear, stuck in an unfulfilling life as a piano teacher, afraid to pursue the path she abandoned as a young woman, blaming Richard and their failed marriage for all of it.

    When Richard becomes increasingly paralyzed and is no longer able to live on his own, Karina becomes his reluctant caretaker. As Richard’s muscles, voice, and breath fade, both he and Karina try to reconcile their past before it’s too late.

    Poignant and powerful, Every Note Played is a masterful exploration of redemption and what it means to find peace inside of forgiveness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So touching and insightful.

    • By Carol Gladwin on 28-05-18

    Regular price: £17.79

    • The Innocent Man

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    John Grisham's first work of non-fiction, an exploration of small-town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet. In 1982, a 21-year-old cocktail waitress in Ada, Oklahoma, named Debra Sue Carter was raped and murdered, and for five years the police could not solve the crime. For reasons that were never clear, they suspected Ron Williamson and his friend Dennis Fritz.

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Billionaire's Vinegar

    • The Mystery of the World's Most Expensive Bottle of Wine
    • By: Benjamin Wallace
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 49 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    It was the most expensive bottle of wine ever sold. In 1985, at a heated auction by Christie's of London, a 1787 bottle of Château Lafite Bordeaux - one of a cache of bottles unearthed in a bricked-up Paris cellar and supposedly owned by Thomas Jefferson - went for $156,000 to a member of the Forbes family. The discoverer of the bottle was pop-band manager turned wine collector Hardy Rodenstock, who had a knack for finding extremely old and exquisite wines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wine people are bad

    • By Tyson on 16-01-19

    Regular price: £20.39

    • The Black Eyed Blonde

    • By: Benjamin Black
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 32

    Maybe it was time I forgot about Nico Peterson, and his sister, and the Cahuilla Club, and Clare Cavendish. Clare? The rest would be easy to put out of my mind, but not the black-eyed blonde... It is the early 1950s. In Los Angeles, Private Detective Philip Marlowe is as restless and lonely as ever, and business is a little slow. Then a new client arrives: young, beautiful, and expensively dressed, Clare Cavendish wants Marlowe to find her former lover, a man named Nico Peterson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By janemorgan on 07-02-15

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Human Stain

    • By: Phillip Roth
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    It is 1998, the year in which America is whipped into a frenzy of prurience by the impeachment of a president, and in a small New England town, an aging classics professor, Coleman Silk, is forced to retire when his colleagues decree that he is a racist. The charge is a lie, but the real truth about Silk would have astonished even his most virulent accuser.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Historian

    • By: Elizabeth Kostova
    • Narrated by: Joanne Whalley, Dennis Boutsikaris, Rosalyn Landor, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    To you, perceptive reader, I bequeath my history....Late one night, exploring her father's library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters. The letters are all addressed to "My dear and unfortunate successor," and they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of-a labyrinth where the secrets of her father's past and her mother's mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Incomplete text

    • By Theatre critic on 04-04-17

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Exile

    • By: Richard North Patterson
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    David Wolfe's life is approaching an exhilarating peak: a successful San Francisco lawyer, he's about to get married and has been primed for a run for Congress. But when the phone rings and he hears the voice of Hana Arif, the Palestinian woman with whom he had a passionate affair in law school, he begins a completely unexpected journey. The day after Hana's call, the prime minister of Israel is assassinated by a suicide bomber - and soon Hana is accused of being the mastermind behind the murder.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Palistine vs. Israel

    • By Jennifer on 10-10-09

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Trouble in Mind

    • By: Jeffery Deaver
    • Narrated by: Elijah Alexander, Kate Reading, Dennis Boutsikaris, and others
    • Length: 17 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    This collection of short stories from king of suspense Jeffery Deaver grips with every listen. An aging actor attempts to revive his career by entering a celebrity poker game for a reality TV show. A successful crime writer dies under seemingly natural circumstances, but for one cop, doubts are lingering. Lincoln Rhyme is at the end of the line, or is it just another twist in the tale?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not Deaver's best

    • By Music lover on 06-05-15

    Regular price: £26.09

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