Fellow Audible-philes, please demand the reinstatement of this outstanding program!!! Amazon shall not mess this up!!!
A real treat for listeners today, as I sit down with Karen Kondazian, author of the award winning book The Whip, a novel of the old west - plus a chat with actress Robin Weigart, who brings the audiobook to life. Maggie talks with Josh Hanagarne, who dubs himself - and his book - The World’s Strongest Librarian.
"I demand my This Is Audible!"
A lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novel. Anthony Trollope's much-loved series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life, The Barchester Chronicles are set in the fictional town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. In Barchester Towers, the cathedral town of Barchester, is changing again with the arrival of a new Bishop, his wife and Chaplain from London throwing all Barchester into disarray.
A lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novel. Anthony Trollope's much-loved series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life, The Barchester Chronicles, are set in the fictional town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. The Warden, the gentle Mr Harding, finds his peaceful life disrupted when his would-be son-in-law, John Bold, calls into question the large income he receives as warden of Barchester Alms House.
A lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novel. Anthony Trollope's much-loved series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life, The Barchester Chronicles are set in the fictional town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. In Framley Parsonage, Mark Robarts, the young vicar of Framley, cannot resist the lure of celebrity beyond his own village.
Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service. Join our leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.
Each week on Marketplace Money, host Kai Ryssdal looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet. During the hour-long program, Ryssdal and Economics Editor Chris Farrell help listeners map out the course to financial well-being, offering advice on topics such as how to pay for college and whether to buy or lease a car.
A lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novels. Anthony Trollope's much-loved series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life, The Barchester Chronicles are set in the fictional town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. In Dr Thorne, young Frank Gresham, the heir to the aristocratic Greshambury estate, expresses his desire to marry Mary.
The World is a US-based international news and analysis program co-produced by the BBC, PRI, and WGBH. It is hosted by Marco Werman.
Hadley Freeman brings us her personalised guide to American movies from the 1980s - why they are brilliant, what they meant to her, and how they influenced movie-making forever. For Hadley Freeman, American moves of the 1980s have simply got it all. Comedy in Three Men and a Baby, Hannah and Her Sisters, Ghostbusters, Back to the Future and Trading Places; all a teenager needs to know - in Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Say Anything, The Breakfast Club and Mystic Pizza.
Charlie Rose interviews well-known thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businessmen, leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers.
A conversation with Ian Bremmer, president and founder of the Eurasia group. He discusses his new book, Superpower: Three Choices for America's Role in the World.
Underperforming executives are sending a bad message to the whole organization.
How companies can exploit the trove of ideas and opportunities in global innovation projects by replicating the natural benefits of colocation.
Stephanie Cole, Benedict Cumberbatch & Roger Allam star in the fourth series of the hit sitcom about the tiny charter airline for whom no job is too small, but many, many jobs are too difficult. By John Finnemore (The News Quiz, Mitchell & Webb).
"Laugh out loud"
Emmy award-winning journalist Charlie Rose has been praised as "one of America's premier interviewers". Each night, as host of his PBS program, Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions.
Daniel Goleman, codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations at Rutgers University, writes about how great leaders have learned to focus their attention in three ways: on themselves, on others, and on the wider world.
Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.
"Ok story and performance."
Increasing your energy capacity is the best way to get more work done faster and better
The writer David Eldridge introduces his BBC Radio 3 full-cast drama, ‘The Picture Man’ starring Martin Freeman, about a man who despairs of the behaviour he sees around him and decides to take action. Originally broadcast in the ‘Drama on 3’ slot on 6 January 2008.Neil decides he has been pushed too far by the uncaring and often callous behaviour he sees around him. But when he begins to intervene in incidents by taking pictures on his mobile phone, it has disastrous consequences.
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance
"Important Points for Aspiring Business People"
Niraj Dawar, a professor of marketing at the Ivey Business School in Ontario, reports on how customers and the market now stand at the core of business – and how this requires a rethink of the traditional principles of strategy.
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance.
How to overcome deep-seated behaviors that block organizational change.
Businesses hoping to survive over the long term will have to remake themselves into better competitors at least once along the way. These efforts have gone under many banners: total quality management, reengineering, rightsizing, restructuring, cultural change, and turnarounds, to name a few. In almost every case, the goal has been to cope with a new, more challenging market by changing the way business is conducted. A few of these endeavors have been very successful.
"Practical and helpful"
It's a strange afternoon at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. The parents of two-year-old Samantha are looking at puzzling X-rays astonished at what they see. The doctors have found what is believed to be a coin lodged in the toddler's throat. Saving Samantha's life will require airlifting her to another hospital in Denver. Unfortunately, on this evening a major upper-level storm system is moving in from the west, and the plane then becomes immersed in the oncoming blizzard.
Sunday, October 10, 2004. It is the 10th and final day of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bill Chapel, 69, pilots the "Smokey the Bear" balloon, a favorite in the fiesta for the past 11 years. His passengers are Aaron Whitacre, 10, and Troy Wells, 14. Suddenly, a shift in winds causes the balloon to crash into a 670-foot radio tower. The balloon is hopelessly entangled on top of the tower.
March 1999: 40 workers at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Research Station brace for "winter", when temperatures can reach 100 degrees below zero for eight and a half months. At 70 below zero, no aircraft can take off or land, because jet fuel turns to gelatin. Dr. Jerri Nielsen has been at the South Pole for four months running the medical facility, but has treated no emergencies or serious medical conditions, until her own. Dr. Nelson is diagnosed with cancer.
"Arctic Rescue of a Doctor with Cancer"
David C. Edelman, a co-leader of McKinsey & Company's Global Digital Marketing Strategy practice, reports on how driving online advocacy may be the most effective way to strengthen your brand.
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Must read for professionals"
Three Mississippi State University students get in over their heads as they encounter an F-2 tornado on a storm chasing trip in Tornado Alley.
The first 25 episodes from the landmark BBC Radio series. Martin Sixsmith brings his first-hand experience of reporting from Russia to this fascinating narrative, witnessing the critical moment when the Soviet Union finally lost its grip on power. Power struggles have a constant presence in his story, from the Mongol hordes that invaded in the 13th century, through the iron autocratic fists of successive Tsars.