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    • Born Standing Up

    • A Comic's Life
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,781
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,774
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,737

    In the mid-70s, Steve Martin exploded onto the comedy scene. By 1978 he was the biggest concert draw in the history of stand-up. In 1981 he quit forever. Born Standing Up is, in his own words, the story of "why I did stand-up and why I walked away".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Andrew on 11-30-07

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Yes!

    • 50 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Persuasive
    • By: Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin, Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: Blair Hardman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 874
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 503
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 501

    Whether you are in advertising, marketing, management, on sales, or just curious about how to be more influential in everyday life, Yes! shows how making small, scientifically proven changes to your approach can have a dramatic effect on your persuasive powers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not What I Expected

    • By Tyler James Ellison on 06-02-09

    Regular price: $23.93

    • Pure Drivel

    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 546
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 258

    In this ingeniously funny collection of humorous riffs, those who thought Martin's gifts were confined to the screen will discover what readers of the New Yorker already know: that Martin is also a master of the written word. Hilariously funny and intelligent in their skewering of the topic at hand, these pieces feature Martin at his finest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • May be dangerous to people with stitches

    • By Seth F. on 11-06-05

    Regular price: $14.60

    • The Pleasure of My Company

    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 808
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 325

    Daniel Pecan Cambridge, 30, 35, 38 or 27, depending on how he feels that day, is a young man whose life is rich and full, provided he never leaves his Santa Monica apartment. After all, outside there are 8-inch-high curbs and there's always the horrible chance he might see a gas station attendant wearing a blue hat. So, except for the occasional trip to the Rite Aid to admire the California girl Zandy and to buy earplugs because they're on sale, he stays home a lot. And good thing, too.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Odd, Compelling Story

    • By John Fladd on 11-22-03

    Regular price: $17.10

    • Steve Martin

    • In Conversation with Charlie Rose at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Rose
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Steve Martin is a celebrated writer, actor, and performer. His film credits include The Jerk, Father of the Bride, and Parenthood, as well as Roxanne, L.A. Story, and Bowfinger, for which he also wrote the screenplays. He has won an Emmy for his television writing and three Grammys for his recordings.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Steve Martin Soars Above Boorish Interviewer

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-03-16
    • In Conversation with Charlie Rose at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Rose
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Release date: 04-14-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 106 ratings

    Regular price: $1.95

    • 7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

    • By: Steve W. Martin
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you say are excellent, good, average, or poor? According to a new study of more than 230 buyers, 12% of salespeople are excellent, 23% good, 38% average, and 27% poor. The bad news is that the underperforming salespeople lack the self-awareness to know that buyers don’t value them, nor do they understand why.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Small Big

    • Small Changes That Spark Big Influence
    • By: Steve J. Martin, Noah Goldstein, Robert Cialdini
    • Narrated by: Mike Chamberlain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    In The Small Big, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion science and practice describe how, in today's information overloaded and stimulation saturated world, increasingly it is the small changes that you make that lead to the biggest differences. In the last few years, more research-from fields such as neuroscience, cognitive psychology, social psychology, and behavioral economics-has helped to uncover an even greater understanding of how influence, persuasion, and behavior change happens.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very well done!

    • By Nate on 10-27-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Codependency Cure for the Soul

    • Steps to Break Free from Addiction, Abuse, Trauma and Enable Healthy Relationships Conquering Your Emotional Health and Happiness
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Ken Kamlet
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 30

    You are not cursed, you are only codependent. There are many people who don't know the difference between being in a healthy relationship and being in one that is codependent. This audiobook delves into why people feel this inadequacy and depend upon relationships that are at best unsatisfactory, and at worst positively abusive. The information in this audiobook gives examples, and listeners can easily adapt the exercises to suit their individual circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life-changing!

    • By Jack on 09-04-18
    • Steps to Break Free from Addiction, Abuse, Trauma and Enable Healthy Relationships Conquering Your Emotional Health and Happiness
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Ken Kamlet
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
    • Release date: 11-30-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 32 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Head Ball Coach

    • My Life in Football, Doing It Differently--and Winning
    • By: Steve Spurrier, Buddy Martin
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    College football's most colorful, endearing, and successful pioneer, Steve Spurrier, shares his story of a life in football - from growing up in Tennessee to winning the Heisman Trophy to playing and coaching in the pros to leading the Florida Gators to six SEC Championships and a National Championship to elevating the South Carolina program to new heights - and coaching like nobody else.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great read on the HBC

    • By Priority IT on 09-25-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Yes! 50 Secrets from the Science of Persuasion

    • By: Dr. Noah Goldstein, Steve Martin, Dr. Robert B. Cialdini
    • Narrated by: Clive Mantle
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Every day, we face the challenge of persuading others to do what we want. But what makes people say 'yes' to our requests? Based on more than 60 years of research into the psychology of persuasion, this audiobook reveals many remarkable insights that will help listeners to be more persuasive, both at work and at home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Readers who want to learn how to persuade

    • By Penny on 12-12-12

    Regular price: $14.38

    • An Object of Beauty

    • A Novel
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Campbell Scott
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 892
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 505
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 509

    Lacey Yeager is young, captivating, and ambitious enough to take the New York art world by storm. Groomed at Sotheby's and hungry to keep climbing the social and career ladders put before her, Lacey charms men and women, old and young, rich and even richer with her magnetic charisma and liveliness. Her ascension to the highest tiers of the city parallel the soaring heights - and, at times, the dark lows - of the art world and the country from the late 1990s through today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gifted writer, characters and context feel true

    • By L on 12-07-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Shopgirl

    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 655
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 191

    Grammy Nominee for Best Spoken Word Album
    Mirabelle, the "shopgirl" behind the glove counter at Neiman Marcus, is slightly lost, off-kilter, and shy. But there's something about Mirabelle. Steve Martin reads this charming novella. Hear an interview with the author and browse more Martin.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Julie Rosenthal on 12-27-02

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Invasion

    • Book One of the Secret World Chronicle
    • By: Mercedes Lackey, Steve Libbey, Cody Martin, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Sullivan
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 507
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 463
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 467

    The world had become used to the metahumans - people sometimes perfectly ordinary, but sometimes quite extraordinary in appearance - who mostly worked with their governments as high-powered peace officers, fighting crime, and sometimes fighting rogue metahumans who had become super-criminals. Then that comfortable world ended in just one terrifying day.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • It's ...okay.

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-16-12

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Adventures of Babe Ruth, Old Time Radio

    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Steve Martin
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    These seven radio broadcasts are from the series hosted by sports reporter Steve Martin, who became friend and confidant to Babe Ruth, and was granted exclusive permission by Ruth to tell the in-depth stories of his life and career.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Small BIG

    • Small Changes that Spark Big Influence
    • By: Robert Cialdini, Noah Goldstein, Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Jay Villiers
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    At some point today you will have to influence or persuade someone - perhaps ask a colleague a favour, negotiate with a contractor or get your spouse to put out the recycling. In The small BIG, three heavyweights from the world of persuasion, science and practice - Steve Martin, Noah Goldstein and Robert Cialdini - describe how, in today's information-overloaded world, it is now the smallest changes that lead to the biggest differences in results.

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Video Forces Democrats on Defensive about Tricks

    • By: Steve Eder, Jonathan Martin
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Video Forces Democrats on Defensive about Tricks" is from the October 20, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Steve Eder and Jonathan Martin and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95