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    • Kissinger the Negotiator

    • Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level
    • By: James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
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    Political leaders, diplomats, and business executives around the world - including every president from John F. Kennedy to Donald J. Trump - have sought the counsel of Henry Kissinger, a brilliant diplomat and political scientist whose unprecedented achievements as a negotiator have been universally acknowledged. Now, Kissinger the Negotiator provides a groundbreaking analysis of Kissinger’s overall approach to making deals and his skill in resolving conflicts - expertise that holds powerful and enduring lessons.

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    • Connected

    • The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives
    • By: Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler
    • Narrated by: Nicholas A. Christakis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
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    This audiobook explains why emotions are contagious, how health behaviors spread, why the rich get richer, even how we find and choose our partners. Intriguing and entertaining, Connected overturns the notion of the individual and provides a revolutionary paradigm - that social networks influence our ideas, emotions, health, relationships, behavior, politics, and much more. It will change the way we think about every aspect of our lives.

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    • Very entertaining for a long car ride.

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    • Artist Recordings 1

    • 1988-96 Arman to Wilding
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
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    A collection of recordings made between 1988 and 1996 with emerging and established artists, from Anthony Caro and Arman to James Turrell and Rachel Whiteread. In considering their work, often in the context of a current exhibition, they discuss their ideas in formation and factors which informed their development.

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    • Andy Warhol

    • Everyday Icons
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 29 mins
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    A review of the exhibition "A Celebration of Life...and Death" by Andy Warhol (1928-1987), held at the National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh in October 2007. Text by Nicholas James, contributions by Lucy James.

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    • Artist Recordings 2

    • 2010-2011 Ballard to Yeo
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
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    Artist Recordings 2 brings together leading artists active in the fields of painting, drawing, print, and sculpture. Conversations explore work in progress and the development of their practice. Patterns of personal experience link with a broader continuum of progressive ideas and show how their imaginative interventions bear on the world.

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    • The Will to Succeed

    • 10 Motivational Principles for Success in Business
    • By: Jerome Homish, Robert Curran, Tom Janicik, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
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    As one of the greatest LinkedIn branding experts, with dozens of media appearances, Greig Wells has helped over 55,000 people find their way back to work. And now with nine other amazing stories of finding success through terrifying adversity, you can learn how to find the path to success in your own life.

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    • Curators and Collections

    • Management of the Arts
    • By: Sarah James, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
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    The first edition of Curators and Collections, published in 1997, was based on interviews and features published in the quarterly review, Cv Journal of Art and Crafts (1988-1991). These recorded the launch of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 1991, the construction of Tate Modern in 1997, as well as exploring special collections at the National Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, The British Museum, and Royal Photographic Society.

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    • Tate Modern in Construction

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research S, Book 69
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Jo Ashe
    • Length: 22 mins
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    As the Tate Modern site is developed at Bankside in 1997, interviews are recorded with Dawn Austwick, project manager, and Jeremy Lewison of the Tate Britain modern collection. They discuss the scope of the new galleries, funding issues, the new gallery's location and its future plans. There are thoughts on the diversity of the London Tates, and disposition of its collection.

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    • Tracks Directory 1: Financial Services

    • Law, Government & Administration
    • By: Nicholas James, Janet Barber
    • Narrated by: Damien Connolly
    • Length: 42 mins
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    First published as Tracks: Plan of the Professions in 1997, the 15th revised and updated edition is published in 2017. It gives information for over 150 professions, which include pathways in the banking and financial services, catering and hospitality, construction, education, health care, land and sea work, law, government and administration, leisure and tourism, manufacturing crafts, marketing, media, services, and sports and fitness.

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    • Wiltshire: A County Guide

    • Barnaby's Relocation Guides
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Mark Isham
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    The sixth in Cv's series of English County Guides explores Wiltshire. The dramatic sweep of a spare landscape of the Pewsey Vale introduces the historic town of Marlborough. It follows routes towards the west; to Bath and Avon; taking in settlements of Chippenham, Calne, Melksham, Devizes, Malmesbury, and Bradford on Avon.

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    • Trove of Derrynaflan: Celtic Metalwork at the National Museum of Ireland

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 66
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Mark Isham
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Cv/VAR 66 interviews Dr. Michael Ryan of the National Museum Dublin recorded at the opening of the exhibition The Work of Angels at the British Museum in 1989. He describes pieces found at Derrynaflan dating from the eighth century including an ecclesiastical paten, jewelry, accessories, and domestic artifacts. It carries a detailed account of Celtic and Pictish craftsmanship and iconography.

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    • Aspects of Jasper Johns

    • By: Edward Lucie-Smith, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Eric Elliott
    • Length: 25 mins
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    An introductory essay by Edward Lucie-Smith, "The Enigma of Jasper Johns", explores the art, analysing its development from the 1950s to the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

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    • Small Histories: Studies of Western Art

    • CV/Visual Arts Research, Book 1
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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    Presents a collection of essays by Nicholas James on classic and contemporary art: "The Trinity" by Masaccio at Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Vermeer's "The Maid" and "Woman Weighing Pearls"; Cezanne and Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon portraits, and reviews of over 70 exhibitions in public and private galleries held between 1993 and 2010.

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    • Duccio

    • The Maesta - Early Italian Painting at the National Gallery
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 16 mins
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    This book contains an interview by Sarah Batiste recorded in 1989 with Jill Dunkerton, senior conservator of Italian Painting at the National Gallery London. In it she considers works by Duccio, Jacopo Di Cione and other early Trecento painters from 1270 to 1370 exhibited in Art in the Making at The National Gallery 1989-90.

    • The Maesta - Early Italian Painting at the National Gallery
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-16
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    • Francis Bacon Seminar

    • A Discussion of the Artist
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Cv/VAR 31 documents Francis Bacon, discussed in a seminar for the MA History of Art course at Kingston University in 1995. It considers varied aspects of the artist, the circumstances of his social milieu, his painting methods, and the iconography of his work comparing him with predecessors in Western art from Goya to Picasso as well as contemporaries such as Lucian Freud. A second part reviews works in an exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery London 1998.

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    • The Gathering: Arts Council Collection

    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Jo Ashe
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Interview with Jill Constantine, Head of Arts Council Collection, recorded at ACE depot Battersea in May 2011. Explores activity of the department, it engagement with artists and strategies for the collection.

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    • Damien Hirst: A Retrospective

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 146
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Jon Turner
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Cv/VAR series 146 reviews the work of Damien Hirst (b.Bristol 1965), presented in a retrospective exhibition spanning 20 years, held at Tate Modern, April to September 2012. It explores the development of his art - from the controversial animal vitrines and beautiful butterfly composites, to an extensive series of spot paintings, where the artist engaged in a complex invigilation of coded systems that govern daily existence.

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    • Catering & Hospitality, Service Professions, Travel & Tourism

    • Tracks Directory 3
    • By: Nicholas James, Janet Barber
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Marie Khoshaba
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Tracks guides give information on over 150 professions, such as banking and financial services, catering and hospitality, construction, education, health care, land and sea work, law, government and administration, leisure and tourism, manufacturing crafts, marketing, media, service professions, and sports and fitness.

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    • Lucian Freud

    • Mapping the Human
    • By: Marina Vaizey, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Renowned artist Lucian Freud (1922-2011) was commemorated in an exhibition of 50 portraits spanning his working life, held at The National Portrait Gallery London from February to May 2012. The review explored the development of his art from the potent and hypersensed studies of the 1940s to major paintings in the later phase, where the artist engaged in a complex and sometimes brutal meditation on the human being, drawn from an intimate engagement with the sitter.

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    • Documenta X: A Preview

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 87
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 11 mins
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    A presentation by exhibition curator Catherine David in 1997 describes her plans for Documenta X Kassel; title 'Retroperspective', including works by Joseph Beuys and Walter de Maria. She proposes the ambitions of the projects, in linking strands of modern and progressive art, with aspirations of different nationalities and cultures.

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