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  • The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and the Middle Class

  • By: Keith Cameron Smith
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 328
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 324

If you're ready to take the journey to wealth and personal fulfillment, here's your ticket. In this life-changing audiobook, entrepreneur and inspirational speaker Keith Cameron Smith tells you how to think like a millionaire and reap the benefits of a millionaire mindset. The key to moving beyond the middle class and up the economic ladder is mastering 10 vital principles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it!!!!

  • By Jose Luis on 11-14-09

Don't let its size fool you.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-09

Those words of wisdom apply very much to this gem. Much of the book only reaffirmed my own empirical evidence of how the world works, and the rest was very potent information. Highly recommended.

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  • Diaries 1969-1979

  • The Python Years
  • By: Michael Palin
  • Narrated by: Michael Palin
  • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

In this first volume of his diaries, Michael Palin tells for the first time how Monty Python emerged and triumphed. Perceptive and funny, it chronicles not only his struggle to find a niche in the world of television comedy, but also the extraordinary goings on of the many powerful personalities who coalesced to form the Python team.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Silly is the word.

  • By Oskar LB on 04-02-08

Silly is the word.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-02-08

Short, terse, but enjoyable odyssey through the life of Michael Palin; who just happened to be one of the core members of a silly group of brits which changed the course of comedy.
Silly is the word. Palin's the name.

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  • The Portable Atheist

  • Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever
  • By: Christopher Hitchens
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Ball
  • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 695
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 414
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 408

Christopher Hitchens continues to make the case for a splendidly godless universe in this first-ever gathering of the influential voices past and present that have shaped his side of the current (and raging) God/no-god debate. With Hitchens as your erudite and witty guide, you'll be led through a wealth of philosophy, literature, and scientific inquiry, including generous portions of the words of Lucretius, Benedict de Spinoza, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, Mark Twain, and more.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unabridged is not so

  • By Eugenio on 12-30-10

Hitchens' Heroes

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-29-08

It is not very hard to accept the reasoning behind Christopher Hitchens' own ideas on religion after you've gone through the parade of fascinating works in this book. Intertwined with very subdued--perhaps an understatement, having his latest works in recent memory--commentaries from Hitchens, you are transported through the ages of reason and unreason, starting with the fascinating thoughts of the Roman philosopher Lucretius (highly influenced by the then "heretically" denounced Epicureans of Greece) around the, said, birth of Jesus of Nazareth, and ending in the 20th century, with Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud among the most notable luminaries.

What is most interesting in the end, however, is perhaps not an obvious conclusion, have you previously been impressed with Cristopher Hitchens' own writings. For, as good a writer as Hitchens truly is, it becomes very palpable how he, along with most authors of the recent past, absolutely pales in comparison to the grandeur of thought, wit, faculties of reason and vivid imagination of these masters of our collective literary heritage.

This book, which is very appropriately named, should be mandatory reading for all humans out there, who are the slightest bit concerned with their own existence, and how they relate to this world and its continuously morphing state of affairs. This world--the only one that exists.

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