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  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,103
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 9,192
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,176

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Horrible narrator, lackluster writing

  • By A on 02-11-19

over dramitized

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-19

What could have made an interesting 20 minute podcast was turned into a 2 hour rambling session that often wandered in a pointless fashion. The author/narrator tries to over-dramatize fairly simple concepts in what i would suppose was an attempt to turn the bland parts interesting. I am a Johnny Cash fan but was disappointed in this one. Free is good but still a waste of a couple hours. I read other reviews after i finished the book with many others saying the same as me. Should have read them before.

35 of 38 people found this review helpful

  • Harry Clarke

  • With Bonus Performance: Lillian
  • By: David Cale
  • Narrated by: Billy Crudup, David Cale
  • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,708
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 3,411
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 3,405

A sexually charged and wickedly funny thriller starring Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup, Harry Clarke is the story of a shy Midwestern man leading an outrageous double life as the titular cocky Londoner. Moving to New York City and presenting himself as an Englishman, he charms his way into a wealthy family's life as the seductive and precocious Harry, whose increasingly risky and dangerous behavior threatens to undo more than his persona.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Come for Harry, stay for Lillian

  • By Celeste Albers on 12-17-18

didn't finish

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-16-19

Started out interesting but found it too drifty. It did not hold my interest enough to finish it.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • White Fang

  • By: Jack London
  • Narrated by: Sean Murphy
  • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59

When "White Fang" was first published in 1906, Jack London was well on his way to becoming one of the most famous, popular, and highly paid writers in the world. White Fang stands out as one of his finest achievements, a spellbinding novel of life in the northern wilds. In gripping detail, London bares the savage realities of the battle for survival among all species in a harsh, unyielding environment. White Fang is part wolf, part dog, a ferocious and magnificent creature through whose experiences we see and feel essential rhythms and patterns of life in the animal kingdom and among mankind as well.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Beminder

  • By ShirleyC on 11-18-18

Excellent re-read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-16-19

I read White Fang many years ago and remember enjoying it. This time i enjoyed it even more. The story is fascinating and hearing much of it from White Fang's perspective.made it very real. I had to remind myself that this was fiction and not a documentary.

  • Conversations with Joe

  • By: Joe Biden
  • Narrated by: Joe Biden
  • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 92

Conversations with Joe presents the edited highlights of Vice President Joe Biden’s 29 city US tour, in which he speaks candidly about his son Beau’s remarkable life and the hope and purpose the Biden family found in carrying on Beau’s work after he lost his battle with brain cancer. The conversations feature a kaleidoscopic assortment of American leaders, artists, performers and writers - including Man Booker Prize-winning author George Saunders, late night talk-show host Stephen Colbert, television actress Constance Wu, philanthropist Melinda Gates, and more.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of Repetitions

  • By J. Colley on 11-07-18

Uplifting

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-18

This book is worthy! I was such a relief to hear sensible, caring, and optimistic thoughts from a man who has spent his life in Washington politics. I feel I grew as a person just from listening to this. Why can't more folks think like Joe? Some of the conversations were a bit repetitive but there still new jewels of wisdom in every section. I highly recommend this.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Gather ‘Round the Sound

  • Holiday Stories from Beloved Authors and Great Performers Across the Globe
  • By: Paulo Coelho, Yvonne Morrison, Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Angele Masters, Daniel Frances Berenson, Magda Szubanski, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 5,899
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 5,185
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 5,182

2017 has been a monumental year for Audible, having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, a milestone that would have never been possible without our wonderful and loyal listeners. One of our major commitments is bringing new and diverse audio experiences to our members, so this year, as our gift to you, we pulled together a collection that reflects a little bit of everything we’ve been up to recently.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • WHAT WAS THAT!

  • By Phillip on 12-12-17

2 out of 3

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-15-17

The first two segments were excellent... the last one was so bad.... I don’t know how it was included and caused me to reduce my rating.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Undoing Project

  • A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
  • By: Michael Lewis
  • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,174
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,024
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,010

Forty years ago Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred systematically when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made Michael Lewis' work possible.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Behind the scenes of amazing science

  • By Neuron on 10-16-17

Not what’s described

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-14-17

I made it through the whole book waiting for some breakthrough concepts that never came. Mr. Lewis spent way too much time describing the lives of the two phycologists and not enough time telling us about the theories they developed.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful