Hot romance/Sci Fi we're so lucky to have Audible to feed our book addictions. I love walking my precious dog Sydney & listening to my books
Totally Love the whole series and so hope Charlaine Harris writes more more more. Always very exciting.
Sookie's beginning to get used to being surrounded by all varieties of supernatural beings - but even she has her limits. She'd really like to take a while to get over being betrayed by Bill, her long-time vampire lover, and get used to her new relationship with the sexy shapeshifter Quinn - but instead, she finds herself attending the long-planned vampire summit, the destination of choice for every undead power player around, as a sort-of human 'Geiger counter' for Sophie-Anne Leclerq, vampire queen of Louisiana.
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 conversation about the Ferguson grand jury decision not to indict police office Darren Wilson in the shooting death of the unarmed teenager Michael Brown, with Michelle Miller of CBS News; Jeffrey Toobin of The New Yorker and CNN talks about the case from a legal perspective; and Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker talks about the current circumstances. Next, a conversation with Tom Donilon, former National Security Advisor in the Obama administration, about the convergence of conflicts that the President is facing abroad and at home.
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.
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.
A conversation about President Obama's announcement of the resignation of his Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel – with David Martin, National Security Correspondent for CBS News. Next, a conversation with Tony Award winning actor, James Cordon, about the musical fantasy film Into the Woods. And finally, a conversation with British-born biographer, Sylvia Jukes Morris.
This week on Q&A, Journalist David Mark discusses the book he co-authored with Chuck McCutcheon titled Dog Whistles, Walk-Backs and Washington Handshakes: Decoding the Jargon, Slang and Bluster of American Political Speech, about how politicians use language.
A conversation about President Obama's speech announcing an executive order that will protect millions of undocumented immigrants from being deported, with John Dickerson, chief political correspondent for Slate magazine and political director of CBS News. Next, a conversation about the Iranian nuclear talks, with David Ignatius, columnist for the Washington Post ; and Karim Sadjadpour, policy analyst at the Carnegie Endowment. And finally, a conversation with Pulitzer-prize winning author, Lawrence Wright. His new book is Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David.
On American Public Media’s Marketplace Weekend™ host Lizzie O’Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what happens next.
A conversation about President Obama’s announcement on immigration, with Michael Shear, White House correspondent for the New York Times; Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for the Washington Post. Next, a look back at the career of director Mike Nichols. He passed away at the age of 83. He won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award.
An hour with Chuck Hagel, United States Secretary of Defense.
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.
This week on Q&A, our guest is Emmy Award winning journalist and investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson – who talks about her career, the state of the media, and her future plans. Ms. Attkisson left CBS News in March after more than 20 years at the network. She discusses her reasons for leaving CBS, the changing face of network news, her current work for the Heritage Foundation’s new media outlet – The Daily Signal - as well as her upcoming book Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington.
Best-selling writer and biographer Walter Isaacson deconstructs the late Apple CEO’s business brilliance
"Important Points for Aspiring Business People"
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.
"IT IS DRAMATIZED"
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"
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Must read for professionals"
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.
Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in Shakespeare's tragedy of love and power. As part of BBC Radio 3's celebration of the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare, Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in this brand-new production. Lovers, politicians, superstars... Antony & Cleopatra is Shakespeare’s late and epic tragedy of mature love, and the catastrophic fall from grace and power that it brings about.
A conversation with Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO, Amazon.com. Next, a conversation with actress Keira Knightley.
The complexities of deal making and how what happens away from the bargaining table can be critical to success.
You’ll learn why it’s important to understand and harness the feelings associated with high-stakes deal making.
Based on a 25-year research project, Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of the American Community documents a significant decline in the ways that Americans gather in social groups - and recommends new ways that people can come together for the common good.
Roger L. Martin, a professor and the former dean at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, writes about how a detailed plan may be comforting, but it’s not a strategy.
Every week, Q & A introduces you to remarkable people who are making things happen in politics, the media, education, and science and technology. Former Booknotes host and C-SPAN CEO Brian Lamb leads his guests in hour-long conversations about their lives and work. Lamb hosted Booknotes for 15 years, helping it earn the title of longest-running book program on television.
The Sheriff of Nottingham is determined to punish Robin for his defiance of authority. He holds the villagers of Locksley hostage, threatening to cut out a villager's tongue every hour until Robin is found. Robin has no choice but to give himself up to protect them. But with his gang of outlaws on his side, all is not lost.
How dangerous assumptions can creep into every strategic proposal – and how you can avoid them....
NPR was created in 1970, three years after Congress passed the Public Broadcasting Act and established the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Signing the act into law, President Lyndon B. Johnson said, "We in America have an appetite for excellence...we want most of all to enrich man's spirit." Today, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches more than 26 million listeners weekly. More than 900 stations nationwide broadcast NPR programming.
Jeremy Hardy returns to the airwaves with four broadcasts of national comic import.1. “How To Eat Food” In order to help explain one of our most fundamental acts as human beings, Jeremy picks up the topic of food with the chopsticks of enquiry and then drops it on his trousers of former cleanliness. Helping him tackle the subject will be special guests Vicki Pepperdine and Paul Bassett Davies
Claudio Fernandez-Araoz, Boris Groysberg, and Nitin Nohria, offer a strategy to help you win the war for talent once the recession lifts.