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.
"Perfect Intro for Newbies; Great Fun for Fans"
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.
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"
London had Sherlock Holmes. The dark alleys of Edinburgh had Inspector Mclevy. Known as the father of forensics and a likely influence on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, real-life police inspector James McLevy is here reinvented by David Ashton in a thrilling mystery - the first in a series - set in dark, violent Victorian Edinburgh.
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.
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"
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"
Amy Gallo, author of the "HBR Guide to Managing Conflict at Work," explains the options.
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.
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"
Farmer, ecologist, and writer Berry provides some rich and fertile ground for recreating life and culture. He speaks of enduring values, the wholeness of life and the interdependence of all creatures, especially humankind. Berry's self-discipline, ethical sense and human compassion come through as he leads us from the microcosm of his Kentucky hill farm to the macrocosm of a sane and reasoned planetary vision based on personal integrity, faithfulness, and love.
"Old Interview without the usual Berry inspiration"
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"
A game of ‘murders’ at Sir Hubert Handesley’s country house party becomes far too realistic for anyone’s liking. First a guest arrives with a dangerously lethal dagger and then, when the gong sounds to announce the start of the game, the victim plays dead in a very convincing manner. Chief Detective Inspector Alleyn believes the unusual dagger is a vital clue to the real-life murder, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian secret society.
"Quality radio productions. Thoroughly enjoyed them"
Sookie doesn't have that many relations, so she hated to lose one - but of all the people to go, she didn't expect it to be her cousin Hadley, a consort of New Orleans' vampire queen - after all, Hadley was technically already dead. But she is gone, beyond recall, and she's left Sookie an inheritance - one that comes with a bit of a risk - not least because someone doesn't want Sookie digging too deep into Hadley's past - or her possessions.
"A HUGE fan of this series :)"
Anita Elberse, the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and Sir Alex Ferguson, recently retired manager of the British football club Manchester United, write about leadership lessons from one of the greatest coaches in sports.
"Sir Alex: Impressive as usual"
Just as he and Steve are looking forward to a well-earned break, Paul is contacted by the wealthy financier Maurice Lonsdale, whose brother-in-law was apparently killed by accident in Geneva. His widowed sister Margaret is increasingly convinced that her husband is still alive, and she wants Paul Temple to investigate! Suddenly attempts are being made on Paul and Steve's lives, and they become embroiled in a plot of deception stretching from London to Switzerland.
"Not the best Paul Temple"
How cognitive limitations obstruct us from dreaming up truly innovative ways of doing business – and how we can overcome them....
"phenomenal loved it must listen again"
A four-part process for defining problems in a way that invites innovative solutions.
"Learn to ask the right question . . ."
Ram Nidumolu, the founder and CEO of InnovaStrat, C.K. Prahalad, a professor of Strategy at the University of Michigan, and M.R. Rangaswami, founder of the Corporate Eco Formun, report on how being environmentally-friendly is more than just a corporate social responsibility. It's the road to innovation.
Tonight on the program, a discussion of the day's political news with Bob Woodward of The Washington Post and Michael Barbaro of The New York Times.
Tonight on the program, a conversation with President Barack Obama on foreign policy....
Tonight on the program, an hour with comedian Louis C.K..
Tonight on the program, a conversation about foreign affairs with David Cohen, deputy director of the CIA....
Tonight on the program, an appreciation of Prince, who died today, with guest host Jeff Glor of CBS News, Gail Mitchell of Billboard, and music critic Sasha Frere-Jones....
Tonight on the program, analysis of the last night's New York primary with guest host Al Hunt of Bloomberg View....
Tonight on the program, a full hour with President Barack Obama.
Tonight on the program, a political update with guest host John Heilemann of Bloomberg's With All Due Respect; Dan Senor, former political adviser to Mitt Romney; Matt Dowd, chief political analyst for ABC News, and Democratic strategist Mike Feldman....
This collection showcases Lucille Ball's amazing spectrum of radio work, from comedy to mystery and everything in between. As Lucy Ricardo, Lucille Ball brought a tomboy's enthusiasm and a scatterbrained quality to the long-running television program I Love Lucy. She was the wacky wife making life difficult for her loving but exasperated husband, Ricky Ricardo, played by Ball's real-life husband, Desi Arnaz.
Tonight on the program, analysis of last night's Democratic debate with Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent for CBS News....
Tonight on the program, a preview of Tuesday's primaries with guest host David Axelrod; Alex Wagner of MSNBC; Glenn Thrush of Politico; and Alex Burns of the New York Times....
Guest host Jeff Glor of CBS News interviews Hugh Laurie about his role in the adaptation of John le Carré’s 1993 novel, The Night Manager....
Tonight on the program, an update on politics with Al Hunt of Bloomberg News and Dan Senor, former political advisor to Mitt Romney and co-founder of Foreign Policy Initiative....
Tonight on the program, a conversation with Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, and Liesl Tommy, the stars and director of Eclipsed, a play about the Second Liberian Civil War. We conclude with Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of Hamilton....
Introduction. Christopher Preble and Trevor Thrall discuss the Obama Doctrine. Penn Jillette on why he became a libertarian. Neal McCluskey on the problems with the Every Student Succeeds Act. Michael W. Doyle on John Stuart Mill's 1859 essay "A Few Words on Non-intervention". Emma Ashford on the failure of sanctions on Russia.
Tonight on the program, Thomas Campbell, director and CEO of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. We conclude with Bob Wright, former president and CEO of NBC, on his book, The Wright Stuff - From NBC to Autism Speaks.
Charlie Rose interviews well-known thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, businessmen, leaders, scientists, and other newsmakers.
Tonight on the program, continuing coverage of the election with Jeanne Cummings, political editor for the Wall Street Journal; Mike Barnicle, political commentator and contributor to MSNBC; Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, hosts of Bloomberg’s With All Due Respect, and the managing editors of Bloomberg Politics.
Tonight on the program, John Kerry, U.S. secretary of state. We conclude with Tina Brown, C.E.O. of Tina Brown Live Media and creator of the Women in the World summit.