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  • How to Get Ideas

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Jack Foster
    • Narrated By Johnny Heller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (112)
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    (109)

    Written by Jack Foster, a creative director for various advertising agencies with more than 40 years experience, How to Get Ideas (over 90,000 copies sold and translated into 15 languages) is a fun, accessible, and practical guide that takes the mystery and confusion out of developing new ideas.

    Ahmed says: "Great Audio Book"
  • The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Hooman Majd
    • Narrated By Hooman Majd
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The grandson of an eminent ayatollah and the son of an Iranian diplomat, journalist Hooman Majd is uniquely qualified to explain contemporary Iran's complex and misunderstood culture to Western listeners. The Ayatollah Begs to Differ provides an intimate look at a paradoxical country that is both deeply religious and highly cosmopolitan, authoritarian yet informed by a history of democratic and reformist traditions.

    Ryan says: "An informative tour, with some biases"
  • Glimmer: How Design Can Transform Your Life and Maybe Even the World

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Warren Berger
    • Narrated By Ax Norman
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    The first book to reveal how thinking like a designer can help solve the greatest challenges we face in business, society, and our daily lives. What can we learn from the ways great designers think-and how can it improve our world? In this highly original book by journalist Warren Berger, in collaboration with celebrated designer Bruce Mau, ten groundbreaking principles of design are shown in action-addressing business, social, and personal challenges and improving the way we think, work, and live.

    Pierre says: "not for those who know about design thinking..."
  • I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Izzeldin Abuelaish
    • Narrated By Patrick Lawlor
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (10)
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    Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish---now known simply as the "Gaza doctor"---captured hearts and headlines around the world in the aftermath of horrific tragedy: On January 16, 2009, Israeli shells hit his home in the Gaza Strip, killing three of his daughters and his niece. By turns inspiring and heartbreaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is Abuelaish's account of an extraordinary life.

    Bonnie says: "A story worth reading, but terrible narration"
  • Flip: How to Turn Everything You Know on Its Head---and Succeed Beyond Your Wildest Imaginings

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 46 mins)
    • By Peter Sheahan
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    "Business today requires new perspectives," argues Peter Sheahan, one of the youngest and fastest-rising international consultants. In Flip, he shows that to succeed in a small-world economy, companies must distinguish themselves by finding a new way of doing business, one that systematically reexamines every single aspect of running a company.

    Mark says: "Interesting Stories, Flawed Logic"
  • Ever By My Side: A Memoir in Eight [Acts] Pets

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Nick Trout
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    New York Times best-selling author Nick Trout has captivated audiences with his books that take us behind the scenes into the heartwarming - and sometimes heartrending - world of veterinary medicine. In a perfect follow-up to his first two books, he turns his lens inward and offers a funny, moving, and thoughtful, memoir about the animals he's had all his life. Nostalgic, warm, and insightful, Ever By My Side is about the power of animals to shape our lives....

    Linda says: "This guy is no James Herriot!"
  • Planet Google: One Company's Audacious Plan to Organize Everything We Know

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Randall Stross
    • Narrated By William Hughes
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    With unprecedented access to Google's top management, Randy Stross reveals for the first time the audacious scope of Google's new plan, including such potentially disruptive initiatives as free downloadable software, which could put providers like Microsoft out of business, and GoogleEarth and GoogleMaps satellite technology, which is rapidly mapping the entire surface of the Earth in high-powered detail.

    Abdur Abdul-Malik says: "Breezy History of Google"
  • Sex and War: How Biology Explains Warfare and Terrorism and Offers a Path to a Safer World

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Malcom Potts, Thomas Hayden
    • Narrated By Dennis Holland
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Human beings have been battling one another since time immemorial. But why war and terrorism? Why are men almost always the killers, and why are war and sex so inextricably linked? Why do we kill members of our own species intentionally, when few other animals do so?

    Craig C. says: "New Perspective"
  • A Box of Darkness: The Story of a Marriage

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Sally Ryder Brady
    • Narrated By Joyce Bean
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    Upton and Sally Brady were a rare breed: cultivated and elegant, they lived a life of literary glamour and high expectations. Sally a debutante, Upton a classics major from Harvard, they met at the Boston Cotillion. He was articulate, witty, and worldly, and he danced like Fred Astaire. How could she resist? Despite raising four children on Upton's modest wage as editor in chief of the Atlantic Monthly Press, theirs was a world of champagne, sailboats, private islands, famous writers, family rituals, and ice-cold martinis.

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