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    • How to Win an Argument

    • An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, James May
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct - and often failing as a result - we'd win more arguments if we learned the timeless art of verbal persuasion, or rhetoric.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent invaluable resource

    • By bruttino on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • James May's 20th Century

    • By: James May, Phil Dolling
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    How much should you pay for a return trip to the moon? How are Winnie the Pooh and the artificial heart related? Did teenagers exist before 1950? If not, who invented them? James May's 20th Century answers all these questions and more.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative and entertaining

    • By Ron on 05-15-09

    Regular price: $14.01

    • How to Land an A330 Airbus

    • And Other Vital Skills for the Modern Man
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    Being given yet another pointless 'man manual' that told him 50 ways to tie a bow tie in under 30 seconds made James May certain there was a need for another kind of book. This book, in fact. He reckons there are nine vital things that a chap should be able to do.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Ridiculous and Worth a Read!

    • By Michaela on 06-02-13

    Regular price: $16.63

    • Car Fever

    • The Car Bore's Essential Companion
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    As well as writing about his first love, cars, James has a go at political correctness, the endless rules and regulations of daily life, the internal combustion engine and traffic wardens. He discusses gastropubs, Jeremy Clarkson, and other trials of modern life. His highly entertaining observations from behind the wheel will have you laughing out loud, whether you share his opinions or not.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clever and easy plain talk by James

    • By Theodore John on 09-15-15
    • The Car Bore's Essential Companion
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 155 ratings

    Regular price: $16.63

    • The Reassembler

    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    From the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar, James May returns with a typically wacky account of what makes these great machines work, one piece at a time. Reassembly is merely a form of therapy; something that stimulates a part of my brain that is left wanting in my daily life. When I rebuild a bicycle, I reorder my head. So might you....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The perfect supplement to the Reassembler show.

    • By XXXCLX on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Endless Worlds Volume 1

    • By: Ken Mann, K. C. May, James Peters, and others
    • Narrated by: David Swanson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    A fantasy, science fiction, and horror anthology featuring seven short stories by well-received authors. They may scare you, thrill you, and capture your imagination. If you enjoy high-quality short stories that will excite you, then this is for you! E. R. Robin Dover’s “The Trees” (horror): In a remote desert region of southwestern New Mexico, centered along the Rio Grande, is an ancient grove of trees permeated with an evil that has always existed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good Anthology of current Science Fiction themes

    • By cosmitron on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $19.95