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    • The Psychopath Test

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,724
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,707

    This is a story about madness. It all starts when journalist Jon Ronson is contacted by a leading neurologist. She and several colleagues have recently received a cryptically puzzling book in the mail, and Jon is challenged to solve the mystery behind it. As he searches for the answer, Jon soon finds himself, unexpectedly, on an utterly compelling and often unbelievable adventure into the world of madness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It is indeed utterly compelling.

    • By Graeme on 30-08-11

    Regular price: £11.89

    • So You've Been Publicly Shamed

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,706
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,467
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,454

    From the Sunday Times top ten best-selling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. "It's about the terror, isn't it?" "The terror of what?" I said. "The terror of being found out." For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world, meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made jokes on social media that came out badly or made mistakes at work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping

    • By Paul on 19-03-15

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,150
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139

    Jon Ronson is fascinated by madness, extraordinary behaviour and the human mind. He has spent his life investigating crazy events, following fascinating people and unearthing unusual stories. Collected here from various sources (including The Guardian and GQ America) are the best of his adventures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More please Jon

    • By Matthew on 03-11-12

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Them: Adventures with Extremists

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,168
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,031
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,024

    Them began as a book about different kinds of extremists, but after Jon had got to know some of them - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen - he found that they had one oddly similar belief: that a tiny, shadowy elite rule the world from a secret room. In Them, Jon sets out, with the help of the extremists, to locate that room. The journey is as creepy as it is comic, and along the way Jon is chased by men in dark glasses, unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp, and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well-read, witty and weird

    • By Anna on 23-12-12

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Men Who Stare at Goats

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 455
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 455

    In 1979, a secret unit was established by the most gifted minds within the US Army. Defying all known accepted military practice - and indeed, the laws of physics - they believed that a soldier could adopt the cloak of invisibility, pass cleanly through walls and, perhaps most chillingly, kill goats just by staring at them. Entrusted with defending America from all known adversaries, they were the First Earth Battalion. And they really weren't joking. What's more, they're back and fighting the War on Terror.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A book written the wrong way round.

    • By Neil on 13-04-17

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Elephant in the Room

    • A Journey into the Trump Campaign and the "Alt-Right"
    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 358

    'But Hillary is a known Luciferian,' he tried. 'She's not a known Luciferian,' I said. 'Well, yes and no,' he said. In The Elephant in the Room, Jon Ronson, the New York Times best-selling author of The Psychopath Test, Them and So You've Been Publicly Shamed, travels to Cleveland at the height of summer to witness the Republican National Convention.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bit short for a whole credit

    • By Mooma on 31-10-16

    Regular price: £8.09

    • Jon Ronson

    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Writer and documentarian Jon Ronson talks to Audible Studios about the making of his many best-selling audiobooks, focusing on The Butterfly Effect. From the changing fashions of the porn industry to the growing impact of social media, Jon provides unique insight into what makes our modern society tick. A regular contributor to This American Life, TED Talks and BBC Radio 4, Jon is no stranger to public speaking, and his witty and astute observations have cemented him as one of the nation's favourite journalists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Ronson fans

    • By nathan greaves on 09-01-18
    • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
    • By: Robin Morgan
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Release date: 27-10-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 44 ratings

    Regular price: £0.00

    • Frank

    • The True Story that Inspired the Movie
    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268

    In the late 1980s Jon Ronson was the keyboard player in the Frank Sidebottom Oh Blimey Big Band. Frank wore a big fake head. Nobody outside his inner circle knew his true identity. This became the subject of feverish speculation during his zenith years. Together, they rode relatively high. Then it all went wrong. Twenty-five years later and Jon has co-written a movie, Frank, inspired by his time in this great and bizarre band. Frank is set for release in 2014, starring Michael Fassbender, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and Domhnall Gleeson and directed by Lenny Abrahamson.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting little tale

    • By Paul D on 21-01-14
    • The True Story that Inspired the Movie
    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Release date: 15-01-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 287 ratings

    Regular price: £2.09

    • So You've Been Publicly Shamed

    • By: Jon Ronson
    • Narrated by: Jon Ronson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the Sunday Times top-ten best-selling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. 'It's about the terror, isn't it?" "The terror of what?" I said. "The terror of being found out." For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world, meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made jokes on social media that came out badly or made mistakes at work.

    Regular price: £14.99