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    • Economics in One Lesson

    • By: Henry Hazlitt
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Called by H.L. Mencken, "one of the few economists in history who could really write," Henry Hazlitt achieved lasting fame for his brilliant but concise work. In it, he explains basic truths about economics and the economic fallacies responsible for unemployment, inflation, high taxes, and recession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sensible economics

    • By Sean on 24-10-10

    Regular price: £16.39

    • Amusing Ourselves to Death

    • Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
    • By: Neil Postman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    In this eloquent and persuasive book, Neil Postman examines the deep and broad effects of television culture on the manner in which we conduct our public affairs, and how "entertainment values" have corrupted the very way we think. As politics, news, religion, education, and commerce are given less and less expression in the form of the printed word, they are rapidly being reshaped to suit the requirements of television.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant book read far too fast

    • By discerning reader on 14-03-17

    Regular price: £13.69

    • Economic Facts and Fallacies

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Economic Facts and Fallacies is designed for people who want to understand economic issues without getting bogged down in economic jargon, graphs, or political rhetoric. Writing in a lively manner that does not require any prior knowledge of economics, Thomas Sowell exposes some of the most popular fallacies about economic issues, including many that are widely disseminated in the media and by politicians.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Sowell book

    • By Dawn from Kent on 12-08-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • A Personal Odyssey

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, a journey that took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry. It is also the story of the dramatically changing times in which this personal odyssey took place.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Global Warming (and Environmentalism)

    • By: Christopher C. Horner
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The big media have spoken on the question of global warming, and the debate is officially over. "Be afraid, be very afraid", warns Time magazine. But have Al Gore and his environmentalist allies really proven their case? Not even close, says Christopher C. Horner.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Reccommended

    • By Matt on 23-07-12

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Investing in One Lesson

    • By: Mark Skousen
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mark Skousen has built his impressive reputation as one of the industry's best-known investment advisors by consistently beating the market year after year. Now, he passes along his entire investment philosophy, based on his decades of experience, in a single, one-lesson book.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Edmund Burke

    • A Genius Reconsidered
    • By: Russell Kirk
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Russell Kirk has ingeniously combined into a living whole the private Burke and the public Burke. He gives us a fresh assessment of Burke, a statesman enjoying even greater influence today than in his own time. He lucidly unfolds Burke's philosophy, showing how it revealed itself in concrete historical situations in the 18th century and how Burke, through his philosophy, "speaks to our age".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Timeless and elegant

    • By Tommy on 10-11-18

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Human Action

    • A Treatise on Economics
    • By: Ludwig von Mises
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 47 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Human Action is the most important book on political economy you will ever own. It was (and remains) the most comprehensive, systematic, forthright, and powerful defense of the economics of liberty ever written. This is the Scholar's Edition: accept no substitute. You will treasure this volume. The Scholar's Edition is the original, unaltered treatise (originally published in 1949) that shaped a generation of Austrians and made possible the intellectual movement that is leading the global charge for free markets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most important book in economics

    • By Pavlos Moros on 21-04-18

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Man, Economy, and State with Power and Market - Scholar's Edition

    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 57 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Murray N. Rothbard's great treatise, Man, Economy, and State, and its complementary text, Power and Market, are here combined into a single audiobook edition as they were written to be. It provides a sweeping presentation of Austrian economic theory, a reconstruction of many aspects of that theory, a rigorous criticism of alternative schools, and an inspiring look at a science of liberty that concerns nearly everything and should concern everyone.

    Regular price: £28.09

    • For a New Liberty

    • The Libertarian Manifesto
    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto, Rothbard proposes a once-and-for-all escape from the two major political parties, the ideologies they embrace, and their central plans for using state power against people. Libertarianism is Rothbard's radical alternative that says state power is unworkable and immoral, and ought to be curbed and finally overthrown.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I wished I read it before...

    • By GUIDI SIMONE on 02-08-18

    Regular price: £13.59

    • What Great Salespeople Do

    • The Science of Selling Through Emotional Connection and the Power of Story
    • By: Michael Bosworth, Ben Zoldan
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Breakthroughs in neuroscience have determined that people don’t make decisions solely on the basis of logic; in fact, emotions play the dominant role in most decision-making processes. What Great Salespeople Do gives you the tools and techniques to influence change and win more sales.

    Regular price: £25.79

    • The Big Three in Economics

    • Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes
    • By: Mark Skousen
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    The Big Three in Economics reveals the battle of ideas among the three most influential economists in world history: Adam Smith, representing laissez faire; Karl Marx, reflecting the radical socialist model; and John Maynard Keynes, symbolizing big government and the welfare state. History comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Acceptable but rather partisan coverage

    • By David on 30-04-08

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades)

    • By: Robert Spencer
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    You think you know about Islam. But, did you know that Islam teaches that Muslims must wage war to impose Islamic law on non-Muslim states, or that American Muslim groups are engaged in a huge cover-up of Islamic doctrine? These and other "politically incorrect" facts are revealed by Robert Spencer in The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam (and the Crusades).

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An alternative narrative.

    • By Je suis Charlie on 12-05-17

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Making of a Chef

    • Mastering Heat at the Culinary Institute of America
    • By: Michael Ruhlman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Ruhlman propels himself and his readers through a score of kitchens and classrooms, from Asian and American regional cuisines to lunch cookery and even table waiting, in search of the elusive, unnamable elements of great cooking.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Long-winded and sadly disappointing.

    • By Dave Raine on 08-03-15

    Regular price: £22.39

    • What's So Great About Christianity

    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Is Christianity obsolete? Can an intelligent, educated person really believe the Bible? Or do the atheists have it right? In his new book, best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza ( What's So Great about America) investigates both Christianity and atheism and their influences on culture to show why there is, indeed, something great about Christianity.

    Regular price: £21.69

    • Into the Rising Sun

    • World War II's Pacific Veterans Reveal the Heart of Combat
    • By: Patrick K. O'Donnell
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Patrick K. O'Donnell has made a career of uncovering the hidden history of World War II by tracking down and interviewing its most elite troops: the Rangers, Airborne, Marines, and First Special Service Force, forerunners to Americas's Special Forces.

    Regular price: £22.39

    • What Has Government Done to Our Money?

    • and The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar
    • By: Murray N. Rothbard
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Mises Institute is pleased to present this audio edition of Rothbard's most famous monetary essay - the one that has influenced two generations of economists, investors, and business professionals. The Mises Institute has united this book with its natural complement: a detailed reform proposal for a 100 percent gold dollar. "The Case for a 100 Percent Gold Dollar" was written a decade before the last vestiges of the gold standard were abolished.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent case for the uninformed

    • By JayTe on 11-07-16

    Regular price: £13.59

    • Technopoly

    • The Surrender of Culture to Technology
    • By: Neil Postman
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, Postman chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it. According to Postman, technology is rapidly gaining sovereignty over social institutions and national life to become self-justifying, self-perpetuating, and omnipresent. He warns that this will have radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, religion, family, education, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read!

    • By DB on 20-01-18

    Regular price: £14.39

    • The Machiavellians

    • Defenders of Freedom
    • By: James Burnham
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 5

    This classic work of political theory and practice offers an account of the modern Machiavellians, a remarkable group who have been influential in Europe and practically unknown in the United States. The book devotes a long section to Machiavelli himself as well as to such modern Machiavellians as Gaetano Mosca, Georges Sorel, Robert Michels and Vilfredo Pareto. Burnham contends that the writings of these men hold the key both to the truth about politics and to the preservation of political liberty.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Roosevelts

    • By: Peter Collier
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Filled with drama and anecdote, presenting familiar characters in a penetrating new light, The Roosevelts is a soaring tale of triumph over heartbreak and frailty. But it is also a daunting story of the vanity of human wishes.

    Regular price: £30.49

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