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  • Glengarry Glen Ross

  • By: David Mamet
  • Narrated by: Gordon Clapp, Kyle Colerider-Krugh, Richard Dreyfuss, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 459
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 418
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 419

A group of low-ranking real-estate salesmen are trying to survive in a cut-throat office culture. But when two of them devise a plot to redress the company's wrongs, the resulting turmoil increases the pressure to unbearable levels. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Top notch, dramatic acting in a great story.

  • By Nothing really matters on 09-24-14

Film can't be topped.

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

Reviewed: 04-06-18

For what this is, it isn't bad. I've mentally compared this to the film with the all-star cast. These actors are top notch, but the film cast was top top shelf.

I'd be better off just grabbing the full film audio track and listening to that.

  • What Happened

  • By: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Narrated by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,675
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,724
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,678

For the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. Now free from the constraints of running, Hillary takes you inside the intense personal experience of becoming the first woman nominated for president by a major party in an election marked by rage, sexism, exhilarating highs and infuriating lows, stranger-than-fiction twists, Russian interference, and an opponent who broke all the rules. This is her most personal memoir yet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What Happened?

  • By Celina Resendez on 10-21-17

Self-help memoir

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

Reviewed: 09-29-17

This book is brutal. I was expecting explanations of how she should have ran a better campaign or how it could have been done better. Nope. Its endless talking about how she was coping with the loss of the election, how her and Bill watched CSI and some other TV shows, with some clever favorite character commentaries.

Then explains what was said to people we saw her talk to during the inauguration, how she ended up taking a photo with trump, etc... It's dullsville,

132 of 186 people found this review helpful

  • The Power of Broke

  • How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage
  • By: Daymond John, Daniel Paisner
  • Narrated by: Daymond John, Sway Calloway
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,327
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,009
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,995

Here, the FUBU founder and star of ABC's Shark Tank shows that, far from being a liability, broke can actually be your greatest competitive advantage as an entrepreneur. Why? Because starting a business from broke forces you to think more creatively. It forces you to use your resources more efficiently. It forces you to connect with your customers more authentically and market your ideas more imaginatively.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book for those who need inspiration.

  • By ddsharper on 10-28-16

Pretty useless

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

Reviewed: 04-25-17

This book didn't contain a whole lot of information. it was endless motivational copy and countless example of hour motivation and hustle can accomplish given the right direction and situation.

if I had to summarize this book in a few sentences:

I made it from where I was, to where I am now, you can too.
I did it through determination, hustle, drive.
I never gave up, and some things broke my way.
I thought differently and found how I could deliver value in specific marketplaces.

oh right, and "I'm on shark tank" x1000

Not much actionable, or a structure to follow. You might buy this book, read it, get motivated and end up in a 'but what do I do" moment.

  • Spiral Dynamics Integral

  • By: Don Beck
  • Narrated by: Don Beck
  • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 213
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 209

It's starting to happen everywhere, in business, social, and spiritual circles; people are discussing whether they are dealing with a problem at a "green" level or how they can try to see things from a "yellow" perspective. What do these colors mean? They're all a part of Spiral Dynamics, a sweeping view of human consciousness, taught by Dr. Don Beck, that has received Ken Wilber's "highest recommendation".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • an excellent introduction

  • By Ivan on 08-08-08

Like an old man getting up to reach for the paper

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

Reviewed: 07-30-14

What disappointed you about Spiral Dynamics Integral?

The slow pace of it is painful. Like an old man telling you a story that drags on and you hope for a point, but you've tuned out already.

What was most disappointing about Don Beck’s story?

All the back story to start off with and not enough hook to keep your attention or want to care about the author.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

He narrates like the story is written, dull and boring.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Sleepiness. My body started to fail me as my arms felt 12 feet long and back muscles grew too tired to support my upper body.

Any additional comments?

This book was recommended, but oh my was it painful to try an continue reading.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • I Was Told There'd Be Cake

  • By: Sloane Crosley
  • Narrated by: Sloane Crosley
  • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 184
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 183

Crosley can do no right despite the best of intentions-or perhaps because of them. Together, these essays create a startlingly funny and revealing portrait of a complex and utterly recognizable character that's aiming for the stars but hits the ceiling, and the inimitable city that has helped shape who she is. I Was Told There'd Be Cake introduces a strikingly original voice, chronicling the struggles and unexpected beauty of modern urban life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So self-involved

  • By Eleanor on 09-20-12

Tease

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-27-09

This book started as very interesting with the ponies essay. I thought the perspective was good, and had a good amount of clever insights... but the majority are real bombs that bored at work i can't sit through.

7 of 8 people found this review helpful