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  • Truth & Beauty

  • A Friendship
  • By: Ann Patchett
  • Narrated by: Ann Patchett
  • Length: 8 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 537
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 307
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

The author of Bel Canto, winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award, the Orange Prize, and long-running New York Times best seller, turns to nonfiction in a moving chronicle of her decades-long friendship with the critically acclaimed and recently deceased author, Lucy Grealy.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • It got better....

  • By Suzn F on 02-20-12

Nonfiction by a Fiction Writer

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-03-18

Ann Patchett is one of my favorite authors. Listening to this in her voice made the story so much better, but it was already well-written because Patchett has been writing for years. It almost came off as fiction until the last chapter, which was too real and almost made me cry.

  • I Am Spock

  • By: Leonard Nimoy
  • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy
  • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,349
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341

Best known to the world as the actor who created the legendary Mr. Spock in the cult television series that launched the Star Trek phenomenon, Leonard Nimoy has written the definitive Star Trek memoir. In this long-awaited autobiography, Nimoy opens up to his fans in ways the Vulcan never could.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Two in One

  • By Lannielui on 07-18-09

Amazing Insight

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-18

This was a great look into the life of an actor living day-to-day with his character. Thankfully it was actually narrated by Leonard Nimoy and I can't imagine it being narrated by anyone else. Listening to this book isn't just a must for any Star Trek fan, but also a must for anyone who loves acting, television, and theatre.

  • Braving the Wilderness

  • The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone
  • By: Brené Brown
  • Narrated by: Brené Brown
  • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,829
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 16,619
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,507

"True belonging doesn't require us to change who we are. It requires us to be who we are." Social scientist Brené Brown, PhD, LMSW, has sparked a global conversation about the experiences that bring meaning to our lives - experiences of courage, vulnerability, love, belonging, shame, and empathy. In Braving the Wilderness, Brown redefines what it means to truly belong in an age of increased polarization.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Actual Step-By-Step To Authenticity!

  • By Gillian on 09-14-17

Very Unique Perspective

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-24-18

I love research books that also discuss the author's personal life. Brene Brown had some interesting stories to add, and I really enjoyed them. I also don't read (or hear) many books that I agree with so much.