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    • 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 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    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 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 772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 686
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 687

    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

    • 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 390
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 345

    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?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Much more than a history of technology

    • By Petra on 14-05-16

    Regular price: £32.89

    • 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 190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    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 213
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 114

    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 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    "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

    • 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 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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 652
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 379

    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

    • The Gene

    • An Intimate History
    • By: Siddhartha Mukherjee
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 168

    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

    • 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 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • 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 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    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

    • Death of a Dissident

    • The Poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko and the Return of the KGB
    • By: Alex Goldfarb, Marina Litvinenko
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The November 2006 assassination of former Russian intelligence officer Alexander "Sasha" Litvinenko, who was poisoned by the rare radioactive element polonium, caused an international sensation. Within a few short weeks, the fit 43-year-old lay gaunt, bald, and dying in a hospital, the victim of a "tiny nuclear bomb". Suspicions swirled around Russia's FSB, the successor to the KGB, and the Putin regime.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    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.

    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 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    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 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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 Broker

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    With fourteen years left on a twenty-year sentence, notorious Washington powerbroker Joel Blackman receives a surprise pardon from a lame duck President. He is smuggled out of the country on a military cargo plane, given a new identity, and tucked away in a small town in Italy. But Backman has serious enemies from his past.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most certainly a 5 star story

    • By Karen on 12-03-06

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Slavery by Another Name

    • The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
    • By: Douglas A. Blackmon
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history - an Age of Neoslavery that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • well researched and thought out book

    • By Chris on 23-03-16

    Regular price: £24.19

    • The Smartest Guys in the Room

    • By: Bethany McLean
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 22 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The definitive volume on Enron's amazing rise and scandalous fall, from an award-winning team of Fortune investigative reporters.

    Regular price: £38.59

    • The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot

    • A New Look at the Betrayer and Betrayed
    • By: Bart D. Ehrman
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Lost for nearly 1,700 years, newly restored and authenticated, the Gospel of Judas presents a very different view of the relationship between Jesus and Judas. Rather than paint Judas as a traitor, it portrays him as acting at Jesus' request.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better than previous outings by Erhman

    • By Lesley on 08-04-09

    Regular price: £21.39

    • The King of Torts

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    The Office of the Public Defender is not known as a training ground for bright young litigators. Clay Carter has been there too long, and, like most of his colleagues, dreams of a better job in a real firm. When he reluctantly takes the case of a young man charged with a random street killing, he assumes it is just another of the many senseless murders that hit D.C. every week.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Choose the Unabridged Version!

    • By Alan on 04-04-07

    Regular price: £12.69

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