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    • 48 Laws of Power

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 788
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 682
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 687

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other infamous strategists. The 48 Laws of Power will fascinate any listener interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Too little nuance

    • By Santiago on 17-10-16

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Art of Seduction

    • An Indispensible Primer on the Ultimate Form of Power
    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Joseph Powers
    • Length: 22 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    In Art of Seduction, Greene returns with a new instruction audiobook on the most subtle, elusive, and effective form of power because seduction isn't really about sex. It's about manipulating other people's greatest weakness: their desire for pleasure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very good

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-03-17

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Goal

    • A Process of Ongoing Improvement - 30th Anniversary Edition
    • By: Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    In this intriguing business novel, which illustrates state-of-the-art economic theory, Alex Rogo is a UniCo plant manager whose factory and marriage are failing. To revitalize the plant, he follows piecemeal advice from an elusive former college professor who teaches, for example, that reduction in the efficiency of some plant operations may make the entire operation more productive. Alex's attempts to find the path to profitability and to engage his employees in the struggle involve the listener; and thankfully the authors' economic models.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping fantastic book masterfully narrated.

    • By TAMBE on 24-11-15

    Regular price: £26.29

    • 33 Strategies of War

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Donald Coren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable and Insightful Lessons but...

    • By Pad de Braye on 05-02-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Good Strategy/Bad Strategy

    • The Difference and Why It Matters
    • By: Richard P. Rumelt
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 277
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    Developing and implementing a strategy is the central task of a leader, whether the CEO at a Fortune 100 company, an entrepreneur, a church pastor, the head of a school, or a government official. Richard Rumelt argues that the heart of a good strategy is insight - into the true nature of the situation, into the hidden power in a situation, and into an appropriate response. He shows you how insight can be cultivated with a wide variety of tools for guiding your own thinking.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok, but long winded

    • By S. Roberts on 21-06-14

    Regular price: £22.99

    • The Time Traveler's Wife

    • By: Audrey Niffenegger
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman, Phoebe Strole
    • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 775
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 716
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 718

    Clare and Henry have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was 36. They were married when Clare was 23 and Henry was 31. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time, pulled to moments of emotional gravity from his life, past and future. His disappearances are spontaneous, his experiences unpredictable, alternately harrowing and amusing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Immaculately crafted tale

    • By Vivienne F on 29-11-14

    Regular price: £26.29

    • An American Marriage (Oprah’s Book Club)

    • A Novel
    • By: Tayari Jones
    • Narrated by: Sean Crisden, Eisa Davis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Roy is arrested and sentenced to 12 years for a crime Celestial knows he didn't commit. Though fiercely independent, Celestial finds herself bereft and unmoored, taking comfort in Andre, her childhood friend, and best man at their wedding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Read!

    • By Mrs A Obozuwa on 09-02-18

    Regular price: £22.99

    • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    • By: Ken Kesey
    • Narrated by: Ken Kesey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is one of the most electrifying, most admired novels of our time. Set in the bleak confines of a state mental hospital and narrated by a half-Indian patient named Chief Bromden, it's the story of a titanic battle of wills between two unforgettable characters.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor

    • By Natz M on 25-02-18

    Regular price: £16.39

    • The Long Ships

    • By: Frans G. Bengtsson, Michael Meyer, Michael Chabon
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 20 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Bengtsson's hero, Red Orm-canny - courageous and above all lucky - is only a boy when he is abducted from his Danish home by the Vikings and made to take his place at the oars of their dragon-prowed ships. Orm is then captured by the Moors in Spain, where he fights for the Caliph of Cordova. Escaping from captivity, Orm washes up in Ireland, where he marvels at those epicene creatures, the Christian monks, and from which he then moves on to play an ever more important part in the intrigues of the various Scandinavian kings and clans and dependencies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing.A joy and a pleasure to listen to.

    • By edward sidsaph on 08-04-18

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The Razor

    • By: J. Barton Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Travis Baldree
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Brilliant engineer Marcus Flynn has been sentenced to 11-H37 - a hard labor prison planet better known as the Razor, where life expectancy is short and all roads are dead ends - alongside the galaxy's most dangerous criminals. At least until the Lost Prophet goes active. In a few hours, prison guards and staff are evacuated, the prisoners are left to die, and dark mysteries begin to surface. Only Flynn has the skills and knowledge to unravel them, but he will have to rely on the most unlikely of allies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A gripping read

    • By Paul Lloyd on 05-12-18

    Regular price: £19.29

    • The 48 Laws of Power

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other great thinkers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Incredible insight into the world of Ego/Greed!

    • By harry burry on 23-07-15

    Regular price: £21.69

    • A Most Elegant Equation

    • Euler’s Formula and the Beauty of Mathematics
    • By: David Stipp
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Bertrand Russell wrote that mathematics can exalt "as surely as poetry". This is especially true of one equation: ei(pi) + 1 = 0, the brainchild of Leonhard Euler, the Mozart of mathematics. More than two centuries after Euler's death, it is still regarded as a conceptual diamond of unsurpassed beauty. Called Euler's identity, or God's equation, it includes just five numbers but represents an astonishing revelation of hidden connections.

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Captain America vs. Iron Man

    • Freedom, Security, Psychology
    • By: Stan Lee - Foreword, Travis Langley
    • Narrated by: Reba Buhr, Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This provocative collection, edited by acclaimed media psychology writer Travis Langley and with a foreword by the legendary Stan Lee, examines the complex psychological and political choices made by Captain America and Iron Man throughout their careers, culminating in Marvel's superhero civil war which spreads far beyond the Avengers themselves. Why do Steve Rogers and Tony Stark see things so differently? What are their motivations? Is either one truly in the right? Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology analyzes the polar sides of this debate.

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Pour Your Heart into It

    • How Starbucks Built a Company One Cup at a Time
    • By: Howard Schultz, Dori Jones Yang
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    The success of Starbucks is one of the most remarkable business stories in decades. Since 1987, the coffee merchant has grown from a single retail store on Seattle's waterfront to a company with more than 1,000 stores nationwide and a new one opening somewhere every business day. According to Fortune magazine, Starbucks "has changed everything...from our tastes to our language to the face of Main Street."

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The abridged version sucks

    • By Clarke on 26-06-10

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Hope and Help for Your Nerves

    • By: Dr. Claire Weekes
    • Narrated by: Dr. Claire Weekes
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    Sweaty, trembling hands. Churning stomach. Headaches, sleeplessness, rapid heartbeat. All are common symptoms of nervous illness, or the panic state. During her long and accomplished career, Dr. Claire Weekes helped countless people overcome anxiety, fear, and frustration and lead happy, healthy lives. Based on the best-selling book of the same name, this eight-part original audio series is like a personal consultation with Dr. Weekes. Learn to recognize your own symptoms, rise above them, and relax.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dr Weeks really understands and helps

    • By Greg f on 26-12-14

    Regular price: £12.49

    • The 33 Strategies of War

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Don Leslie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Spanning world civilizations, synthesizing dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts and thousands of years of violent conflict, The 33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social games of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. Structured in Greene's trademark style, The 33 Strategies of War is the I Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting.

    • By ganiyu on 16-02-14

    Regular price: £21.69

    • Gene Machine

    • The Race to Decipher the Secrets of the Ribosome
    • By: Venki Ramakrishnan
    • Narrated by: Matthew Waterson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Everyone has heard of DNA. But by itself, DNA is just an inert blueprint for life. It is the ribosome - an enormous molecular machine made up of a million atoms - that makes DNA come to life, turning our genetic code into proteins and therefore into us. Gene Machine is an insider account of the race for the structure of the ribosome, a fundamental discovery that both advances our knowledge of all life and could lead to the development of better antibiotics against life-threatening diseases. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Struggles of an India Born Scientist

    • By Venkateshwaralu Srikarunyan on 06-12-18

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic

    • By: Richard A. McKay
    • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Patient Zero, Richard A. McKay presents a carefully documented and sensitively written account of the life of Gaetan Dugas, a gay man whose skin cancer diagnosis in 1980 took on very different meanings as the HIV/AIDS epidemic developed - and who received widespread posthumous infamy when he was incorrectly identified as patient zero of the North American outbreak.

    Regular price: £26.29

    • Pryor Convictions

    • And Other Life Sentences
    • By: Richard Pryor
    • Narrated by: JD Jackson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Richard Pryor journeys from his childhood in a family that worked in whore-houses and bars, through to his years in Hollywood - the money, the women, the drugs - and the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By sam Horgan on 19-11-18

    Regular price: £19.29

    • Conscious Capitalism

    • Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business
    • By: John Mackey, Raj Sisodia, Bill George
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Whole Foods Market cofounder John Mackey and professor and Conscious Capitalism, Inc. cofounder Raj Sisodia argue for the inherent good of both business and capitalism. Featuring some of today's best-known and most-successful companies, they illustrate how these two forces can - and do - work most powerfully to create value for all stakeholders, including customers, employees, suppliers, investors, society, and the environment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent glance at Whole foods business model

    • By Teodor K. on 02-06-18

    Regular price: £22.99

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