A collection of BBC radio full-cast dramatisations of Jane Austen's six major novels. Jane Austen is one of the finest writers in the English language, and this volume includes all six of her classic novels. Mansfield Park: on a quest to find a position in society, Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. Northanger Abbey: young, naïve Catherine Morland receives an invitation to stay at the isolated Gothic mansion Northanger Abbey.
The hilarious and heartwarming account of Miranda and her life changing dog, the inimitable and most lovable Peggy. Hello dear audiobook browser and welcome to Peggy and Me. The story of my life since getting a beautiful Shih-Tzu Bichon Frise cross puppy (I call the breed a Shitty Frise - fun) in the form of Peggy.
"Not A Comedy"
Three powerful radio productions from the BBC archives starring Ian McKellen, Ronald Pickup and Paul Scofield and a host of celebrated acting talent. These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist.
"Sparknotes is genius."
The Secret History of Twin Peaks enlarges the world of the original series, placing the unexplained phenomena that unfolded there into a vastly layered, wide-ranging history, beginning with the journals of Lewis and Clark and ending with the shocking events that closed the finale. The perfect way to get in the mood for the upcoming Showtime series.
"Aweful sound quality"
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.
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"
Following on from Jack Goldstein and Frankie Taylor's popular 101 Amazing Harry Potter Facts, this wonderful audiobook contains over 100 amazing facts covering topics such as muggles in the series, the Ministry of Magic, the Weasleys, quidditch, the triwizard tournament and much more! Through JK Rowling's novels and films, we have been introduced to a fantastic and magical world that many of us would like to visit, despite the chance of running into a Death Eater or even Voldemort himself.
Michael E. Porter, the Bishop Lawrence University Professor at Harvard University, and Thomas H. Lee, chief medical officer at Press Ganey and the former network president of Partners HealthCare, write about why providers must lead the way in making value the overarching goal.
"The changing of the Landscape of healthcare"
A unique collection of 12 full-cast BBC Radio productions of plays by Alan Bennett. The titles are: 40 Years On, A Visit from Miss Prothero, Say Something Happened, Kafka's Dick, Two in Torquay, The Madness of George III, The History Boys, An Englishman Abroad, A Question of Attribution, The Lady in the Van, Cocktail Sticks and The Last of the Sun.
These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist. The Winter's Tale: one man's consuming jealousy threatens to destroy both himself and those around him, but his actions arouse a passionate sense of honour, love, justice and self-sacrifice in members of his Court and family. First broadcast in 1982, starring Ronald Pickup as Leontes, with Hannah Gordon as Hermione and John Gielgud as Time.
The biggest problem with health care isn’t with insurance or politics – it’s that we’re measuring the wrong things the wrong way.
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"
A conversation with Slovenian philosopher and critical theorist, Slavoj Zizek. Next, a conversation with Misha Glenny, a British journalist who specializes in southeastern Europe and global organized crime.
Brian Cox stars as the Victorian detective in a further nine episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Inspired by the real-life memoirs of one of Scotland's first policemen, James McLevy prowls the dark streets of 1860s Edinburgh bringing criminals to justice, with the assistance of Constable Mulholland.
Car Talk, winner of a Peabody Award, is broadcast each week to NPR stations nationwide. The world's wackiest call-in show, it mixes automotive advice with wisecracks, roadside philosophy, and guffaws. No problem is too ridiculous, no solution too absurd, and before you know it, "you've wasted another perfectly good hour listening to Car Talk". Or, in this case, four.
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.
"Goldman; Focus and Leaderhip"
Adam Grant, a professor of management at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, writes about how your organization’s success depends on the generosity of your employees.
CatoAudio puts you right in the middle of the important policy debates going on in Washington. This 60-minute audio magazine features inspiring discussions from well-known intellectuals, pundits, political leaders and Cato scholars. Previous recordings have included Milton Friedman, Hernando de Soto, Anne Applebaum, Alan Greenspan, P. J. O'Rourke, and Steve Forbes. From a libertarian view of limited government, free markets, and civil society, CatoAudio is your window to the ideas of freedom.
"Great If You're a Libertarian"
George Orwell's classic account of his experiences during the Spanish Civil War, dramatised for radio by Mike Walker. Produced by Kate McAll.
"Well done, great performance"
Ho ho ho! Here's what to listen to while driving to the mall, wrapping gifts, entertaining friends, or relaxing in front of a crackling holiday fire. In Scott Simon's modern version of the Christmas story, Jesus is born in an abandoned factory near Cleveland and the Three Wise Persons bring Chipotle gift cards. Claudia Sanchez gives a Latin accent to "A Visit from St. Nicholas". Barbara Bradley Hagerty explores what Christmas means for the boy choristers of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Hint: Handel).
"A Worthwhile Holiday Tradition"
Tonight on the program, a conversation with Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor, taped at the New York City Bar Association.
Tonight on the program, James Clapper, director of National Intelligence, taped at the Council on Foreign Relations
Tonight on the program, Glenn Beck, host of the syndicated radio show “The Glenn Beck Program.”
We conclude with Sarah Jessica Parker, star of the HBO comedy series “Divorce.”
Tonight on the program, Holly Williams of CBS News reports from Iraq on the campaign to take back the city of Mosul.
Next Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein of Jordan on the ongoing crisis in Aleppo.
We continue with a look at the film "Moonlight." Charlie is joined by writer and director of the film, Barry Jenkins, and three of its stars: Trevante Rhodes, Naomie Harris and André Holland.
We conclude with Ms. Lauryn Hill performing an updated version of her 2002 hit song “Rebel…I Find It Hard to Say.”
Tonight on the program, an hour with professional golfer Tiger Woods.
Tonight on the program, live analysis of the third and final presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Al Hunt, John Dickerson, Kathleen Parker, Steve McMahon, Dan Senor, Jeff Greenfield, Katty Kay, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann.
Tonight on the program, J.D. Vance discusses his book "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis."
We continue with a look at the play "The Front Page" with director Jack O'Brien and actors Nathan Lane and John Goodman.
We conclude with Alexandra Lebenthal, president and C.E.O. of Lebenthal & Co., and Dr. Michael Kaplitt, neurosurgeon at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Presbyterian.
Tonight on the program, a discussion about the campaign to retake Mosul from ISIS. Charlie is joined by David Ignatius of The Washington Post and Eric Schmitt of The New York Times.
We continue with Nancy Pelosi, minority leader of the House of Representatives.
We conclude with Issa Rae, co-creator and star of HBO's "Insecure."
A look at the film "Other People" with director Chris Kelly and actor Molly Shannon.
Tonight on the program, Zanny Minton Beddoes, editor in chief of the Economist, discusses the magazine's guest essay written by President Barack Obama.
We conclude with a performance and interview with Sturgill Simpson. His new album is called "A Sailor's Guide to Earth."
Tonight on the program, continued coverage of the presidential election. Charlie is joined by Ed Rollins, Republican strategist and co-chairman of pro-Trump Great America Super Pac, and Jake Sherman of Politico.
We conclude with part two of Charlie's conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Tonight on the program, analysis of the second presidential debate. Charlie is joined by Bob Costa of the Washington Post, Frank Luntz, founder and chairman of Luntz Global, and Jonathan Karl of ABC News.
We continue with Tom Barrack, real-estate investor and longtime friend of Donald Trump.
We conclude with part one of Charlie's conversation with Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Introduction. Brink Lindsey and Michael Tanner on economic inequality. William Ruger on Freedom in the 50 States. Michael Tanner and William Voegli on the effects of welfare reform over the past 20 years. Michael Clemens on whether immigrants pose a threat to American institutions.
Tonight on the program, a preview of Sunday's second Presidential debate with James Fallows of The Atlantic.
We continue looking at the election with Bob Costa of the Wahington Postand Amy Chozick of the New York Times.
We conclude with swimmer Michael Phelps and Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, taped at the BDT & Company Global Summit in Chicago
Tonight on the program, an hour with Justice Stephen Breyer.
The new BBC Radio 4 full-cast adaptation of John Galsworthy's The Forsytes Continue.
Tonight on the program, Maria Sharapova discusses her return to competitive tennis after being suspended for testing positive for meldonium.
We conclude with electronic music DJ Steve Aoki. He is the subject of a new Netflix documentary called "I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead."
Tonight on the program, a discussion about the New York Times report on Donald Trump's 1995 income tax return. Charlie is joined by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, hosts of Bloomberg's "With All Due Respect."
We continue looking at the election with David Barstow of The New York Times and Susanne Craig of The New York Times.