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    • Brandon Sanderson

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Brandon Sanderson
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Epic fantasy writer and New York Times best seller Brandon Sanderson joined us in the Audible Studios to discuss Oathbringer, the third book in his Stormlight Archive, and he revealed his process for getting his books just right. Brandon also spoke about how others can sometimes discover that they're writing in the wrong genre and told us about the books he has unpublished.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The one and only!

    • By Ricardo Monascal on 05-15-18

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    • International Women's Day

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: June Sarpong, Meera Syal, Lily Cole, and others
    • Length: 20 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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    In this International Women’s Day Audible Sessions Special, seven influential women discuss literature and gender equality and the importance of diversity in storytelling and reveal the women who inspire them. Featuring June Sarpong, Lily Cole, Meera Syal, Pearl Mackie, Prue Leith, Sam Baker and Eleanor Tomlinson. As part of this Audible Sessions Special, Audible made a donation to the Malala Fund, a charity championing the education of girls across the globe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Demelza fan

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-13-18

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    • Catherine Steadman

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Catherine Steadman
    • Length: 12 mins
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Actress and author Catherine Steadman talks to Audible about her debut novel Something in the Water and reveals the strange things she uncovered on YouTube whilst researching. Having trained at the Oxford School of Drama, Steadman made her screen debut as Julia Bertram in the ITV adaptation of Mansfield Park and has gone on to star in Breathless and Downton Abbey. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I’ve read 30 books this year and this one is in my top 5!!

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-19-18

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    • Dan Brown

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Dan Brown
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Following the release of the fifth instalment in the Robert Langdon series, Dan Brown talks to Audible about his long-standing passion for music and modern art and how it contributed towards the creation of Origin. In Origin, listeners will be reunited with the amiable and courageous Robert Langdon as he travels around Spain in search of answers to the most important existential questions of our time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good interview

    • By Louis Michael Gusmus on 05-27-18
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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Dan Brown
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Release date: 10-27-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 25 ratings

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    • Ruth Ware

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ware
    • Length: 11 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Ruth Ware visits the Audible studio to talk about her latest thriller, The Lying Game. Both Ware’s debut thriller, In a Dark, Dark Wood, and the follow-up, The Woman in Cabin 10, were Sunday Times top 10 best sellers in the UK and New York Times top 10 best sellers in the US. Here she talks about writing female friendships; her protagonist, Isa; and her fascination with boarding schools.

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ware
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Release date: 03-29-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

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    • Jojo Moyes

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jojo Moyes
    • Length: 13 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    New York Times best-selling author and screenwriter Jojo Moyes talks to Audible about her final instalment in the Me Before You series, Still Me. In Still Me, Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. As she tries to keep the two sides of her world together, she finds herself carrying secrets - not all her own - that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting interview.

    • By Laura on 06-12-18
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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jojo Moyes
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Release date: 12-05-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

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    • Gretchen Rubin

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Gretchen Rubin
    • Length: 12 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her latest book, The Four Tendencies, is New York Times best-selling author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin. Author of international best sellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin has made waves with her insights into habits, happiness and human nature. With more than 600,000 people having taken her online quiz and a hugely successful podcast and blog, Gretchen delves further into personality traits with her latest title, The Four Tendencies

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    • David Suchet

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 15 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    David Suchet, veteran actor best-known for his iconic portrayal of Agatha Christie’s Poirot, joins us to discuss the release of his new audio series, David Suchet's Questions of Faith. Exploring the differences which divide and the similarities which unite the three Abrahamic religions, David talks to prominent figures within the Jewish, Christian and Islamic communities, searching for answers to the devastating wars that have been waged against one another. In this exclusive interview, David reflects back on his findings, the many eye-opening conversations he’s had along the way and his hopes for a peaceful future. 

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    • Bob Roth

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Bob Roth
    • Length: 12 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Bob Roth, meditation teacher and CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, joins us to discuss his latest audiobook, Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation. Roth’s audiobook examines what we might do to combat the growing stress epidemic which has gripped the world and why he believes that transcendental meditation is a key tool. In this interview we discuss what transcendental meditation is, how he first came across the technique and how the view of meditation has changed over the years. 

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Bob Roth
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Release date: 04-04-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

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    • Haemin Sunim

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Haemin Sunim
    • Length: 15 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The Zen Buddhist teacher and writer Haemin Sunim visits the Audible Studios to discuss The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm in a Busy World. With over three million copies of his book sold worldwide and more than a million followers on social media, Haemin Sunim is one of the world's most influential Buddhist teachers. He shares his journey from South Korea to Harvard and back again in his own words and explains why life at a slower pace would be better for us all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • thank you haenim!you blessed my day

    • By maryann wotton on 01-30-18

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    • Ash Ranpura & Gelong Thubten

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Ash Ranpura, Gelong Thubten
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Neurologist Ash Ranpura and Buddhist monk Gelong Thubten have recently collaborated with Ruby Wax - comedian, mental health advocate and best-selling author of Frazzled - to produce a new book called How to Be Human: The Manual. In this interview they reveal what they learnt from each other, where they found common ground and where, perhaps, they might disagree. We hear about mindfulness and what science can really tell us about who we are.

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    • David Coulthard

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Coulthard
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, The Winning Formula, is British former Formula 1 driver turned presenter and entrepreneur David Coulthard. Winning 13 grand prix races during his career as a F1 driver, Coulthard spent many years as a leader in the world of motorsports. As well as running his production company, Whisper Films, and making his mark in the property business, Coulthard now commentates and copresents on Channel 4’s F1 coverage and has written his book, The Winning Formula, about the business of sport. 

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    • Jane Fallon

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jane Fallon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her latest book, Faking Friends, is Sunday Times best-selling author Jane Fallon. With an extensive career as a TV producer for shows such as Eastenders, Teachers and This Life behind her, Jane Fallon has gone on to publish six top 10 best-selling novels, the first of which was selected for the Richard and Judy Book Club. Her seventh novel, Faking Friends, was published in January 2017.   

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By Summer Layne on 04-02-18

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    • Katie Fforde

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Katie Fforde
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Award-winning author of A Secret Garden and A Summer at Sea Katie Fforde talks to us about her new and highly anticipated audiobook, A Country Escape. A self-confessed addict of romantic fiction, Katie discusses her influences, research strategies and top tips for writing a truly gripping love story, including how to create the perfect protagonist. 

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    • Taran Matharu

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Taran Matharu
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Author of the acclaimed Summoner series, Matharu gained critical acclaim after publishing his first novel, The Novice, on Wattpad.com, garnering over six millions readers through the platform. Matharu continues to write professionally, with his latest release, the fourth book from the Summoner series, being a prequel. Taran Matharu talks to us about his lauded fantasy series and this latest book, fan fiction and what he thinks of it, and what’s next for the series and his writing. It’s also very hard not to be impressed by the stories of his nine-year-old self. 

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    • Toby Jones

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Multiaward-winning actor Toby Jones talks to Audible about his experience of recording the part of Holy Man Joe in The Man on the Mountaintop. Best-known for his performances in The Hunger Games, Captain America, Harry Potter, Sherlock, Atomic Blonde and Tinker Taylor Soldier Spy, Toby's varied career makes him one of Britain's most loved thespians.

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

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    • Rebecca Front

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    • By: Holly Newson
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    • Length: 15 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her latest book, Impossible Things Before Breakfast, is award-winning actress, writer and comedian Rebecca Front. Known for her work in both television and radio, including comedies such as The Thick of It, Nighty Night and The Day Today and dramas such as Lewis, War and Peace and Death Comes to Pemberley, Rebecca Front follows on from her 2014 book, Curious: True Stories and Loose Connections, with another collection of personal essays in Impossible Things Before Breakfast

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    • Tad Williams

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Tad Williams
    • Length: 21 mins
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    International best-selling author Tad Williams talks to Audible about the newly published addition to his celebrated Osten Ard series, The Witchwood Crown. Delving into one of the most highly anticipated audiobooks of the year, Tad talks to us about his life as an author, his plans for the next few volumes of the fantasy saga and the various inspirations from which he draws when writing.

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    • Emma Gannon - May 2018

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Emma Gannon
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Emma Gannon, award-winning blogger, writer, podcaster and digital marketer, talks to us about her second audiobook, The Multi-Hyphen Method: Work Less, Create More and Design a Career That Works for You. An essential new business book for the digital age, it encourages everyone to future-proof themselves, spot trends, avoid being pigeonholed, work smarter, take strategic risks, demand more flexibility and create more with even the smallest amount of time. 

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    • George Monbiot

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: George Monbiot
    • Length: 15 mins
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    George Monbiot is renowned for his passionate and impactful writing on political, social and environmental issues. A fearless investigative journalist, he’s travelled the world in search of stories and has written about subjects as varied as mahogany extraction from Indian reserves in Brazil to the effect of the loneliness epidemic on the health of the British population.  

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