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    • Can't Hurt Me

    • Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
    • By: David Goggins
    • Narrated by: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 55,182
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 50,027
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 49,869

    For David Goggins, childhood was a nightmare - poverty, prejudice, and physical abuse colored his days and haunted his nights. But through self-discipline, mental toughness, and hard work, Goggins transformed himself from a depressed, overweight young man with no future into a US Armed Forces icon and one of the world's top endurance athletes. The only man in history to complete elite training as a Navy SEAL, Army Ranger, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller, he went on to set records in numerous endurance events.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'M A 60 YR OLD WOMAN AND LOVE THIS BOOK!

    • By Christine on 12-01-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Polaroid Guy in a Snapchat World

    • By: David Spade
    • Narrated by: David Spade
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,709
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5,683

    Written and performed for the Audible experience, Spade’s new comic memoir takes listeners along for the sometimes embarrassing and always hilarious ride of getting older in our fleeting “Snapchat World”. 

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Free on Spotify

    • By restaurantattorney on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Theft by Finding

    • Diaries (1977-2002)
    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,769
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,729

    For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening. But never before have they been available in print. Now, in Theft by Finding, Sedaris brings us his favorite entries. From deeply poignant to laugh-out-loud funny, these selections reveal with new intimacy a man longtime fans only think they know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A softer, sweeter Sedaris

    • By Pamela J on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $30.79

    • When You Are Engulfed in Flames

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,820
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,864
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,847

    Once again, David Sedaris brings together a collection of essays so uproariously funny and profoundly moving that his legions of fans will fall for him all over again. He tests the limits of love when Hugh lances a boil from his backside, and pushes the boundaries of laziness when, finding the water shut off in his house in Normandy, he looks to the water in a vase of fresh cut flowers to fill the coffee machine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Start with this One

    • By Elvie on 04-28-16

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,931
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,148

    From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler's experiences.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Always a Sedaris fan, but this isn't his best

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Almost Interesting

    • The Memoir
    • By: David Spade
    • Narrated by: David Spade
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,821
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,497

    David Spade is best known for his harsh "Hollywood Minute" sketches on SNL, his starring roles in movies like Tommy Boy and Joe Dirt, and his seven-year stint as Dennis Finch on the series Just Shoot Me. Now, with a wit as dry as the weather in his home state of Arizona, the "comic brat extraordinaire" delivers a memoir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Everything You Could Want in an Autobiography

    • By Zoegirl777 on 10-30-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • John Adams

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 29 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,892
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,896

    McCullough's John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This is history on a grand scale, an audiobook about politics, war, and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, it is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lip smacking good

    • By Randall on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $70.95

    • Naked

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris, Amy Sedaris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,821
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,804

    Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the current mania for the memoir on its proverbial ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview, a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Sedaris

    • By Christine on 02-07-05

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Greater Journey

    • Americans in Paris
    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,525
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,064
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,065

    The Greater Journey is the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high aspiration who set off for Paris in the years between 1830 and 1900, ambitious to excel in their work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • McCullough takes it to the next level

    • By gregory m loyd on 07-12-11

    Regular price: $34.95

    • About Face

    • By: Colonel David H. Hackworth US Army Ret., Julie Sherman
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 40 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    From age 15 to 40, David Hackworth devoted himself to the US Army and fast became a living legend. In 1971, however, he appeared on television to decry the doomed war effort in Vietnam. With About Face, he has written what many Vietnam veterans have called the most important book of their generation.

    Regular price: $27.26

    • Truman

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 54 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,494
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,496

    Hailed by critics as an American masterpiece, David McCullough's sweeping biography of Harry S. Truman captured the heart of the nation. The life and times of the 33rd president of the United States, Truman provides a deeply moving look at an extraordinary, singular American.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That Mousy Little Man From Missouri Revisited

    • By Sara on 07-23-15

    Regular price: $115.95

    • Full Count

    • The Education of a Pitcher
    • By: David Cone, Jack Curry - contributor
    • Narrated by: David Cone
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Met and Yankee All-Star Pitcher David Cone shares lessons from the World Series and beyond in this essential memoir for baseball fans everywhere. To any baseball fan, David Cone was a bold and brilliant pitcher. During his 17-year career, he became a master of the mechanics and mental toughness a pitcher needs to succeed in the major leagues. A five-time All-Star and five-time World champion now gives his full count - balls and strikes, errors and outs - of his colorful life in baseball.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hyper-smooth; perfect for any baseball fan!

    • By Brigham on 06-15-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Jefferson Lies

    • Exposing the Myths You've Always Believed About Thomas Jefferson
    • By: David Barton
    • Narrated by: David Barton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The Jefferson Lies tackles seven myths about Thomas Jefferson head-on and answers pressing questions about this incredible statesman.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • In defense of the original; but not the original.

    • By Nancy on 04-07-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Room to Dream

    • By: David Lynch, Kristine McKenna
    • Narrated by: David Lynch, Kristine McKenna
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 505
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 468
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 464

    An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family - adapted by David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio program. In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he’s faced to bring his unorthodox projects to fruition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Room to Dream is peachy keen!

    • By The Walking Dude on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Mornings on Horseback

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 19 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 765
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for Biography, Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as a masterpiece by Newsday, it is the story of a remarkable little boy -- seriously handicapped by recurrent and nearly fatal attacks of asthma -- and his struggle to manhood.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Did not like this one

    • By Randall on 11-05-18

    Regular price: $37.75

    • Catching the Big Fish

    • Meditation, Consciousness, and Creativity
    • By: David Lynch
    • Narrated by: David Lynch
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,018
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,012

    In Catching the Big Fish, internationally acclaimed filmmaker David Lynch provides a rare window into his methods as an artist, his personal working style, and the immense creative benefits he has experienced from the practice of meditation. Lynch describes the experience of "diving within" and "catching" ideas like fish and then preparing them for television or movie screens, and other mediums in which he works, such as painting, music, and design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Like listening to a wise grandpa

    • By Rob on 03-04-13

    Regular price: $16.80

    • It's a Long Story

    • My Life
    • By: Willie Nelson, David Ritz - contributor
    • Narrated by: Christopher Ryan Grant
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,878
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,719
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,718

    This is the unvarnished, complete story of Willie Nelson's life, told in his distinct voice and leaving no moment or experience unturned, from Texas and Nashville to Hawaii and his legendary bus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great doesn't do this justice

    • By drlamarca on 06-23-15

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Broken Open: Mountains, Demons, Treadmills and a Search for Nirvana

    • By: David Clark
    • Narrated by: David Clark
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    David Clark is a formerly obese alcoholic and fast food junkie who found a new life in running. Now, 13 years after his transformation, he shares his inspiring story of taking running to the extreme edge of his physical and spiritual breaking points. Having run more than a hundred races, including the Leadville 100-Mile Trail Run and the Hardrock 100, David has achieved unimaginable success in the ultramarathon world, considering his humble start.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • supremely open .

    • By sonny lee owen on 06-25-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • David Foster Wallace: In His Own Words

    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: David Foster Wallace
    • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193

    Collected here for the first time are the stories and speeches of David Foster Wallace as read by the author himself. Over the course of his career, David Foster Wallace recorded a variety of his work in diverse circumstances - from studio recordings to live performances - that are finally compiled in this unique collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Undisregardably good

    • By Jacob Ford on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Lost Boy

    • By: David Pelzer
    • Narrated by: Brian Keeler
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 425
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320

    Following the tremendous success of Pulitzer Prize nominee A Child Called "It", this book continues the extraordinary tale of author Dave Pelzer's childhood. On the verge of adolescence, Dave is rescued from his terrifyingly abusive, alcoholic mother and made a permanent ward of the court. Then the real journey begins. He is moved from one foster home to another, searching for identity and family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Michelle on 11-02-09

    Regular price: $25.87

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