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    • The Next Pandemic

    • On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers
    • By: Ali Khan, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278

    An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases - and the panic and corruption that make them worse. The Next Pandemic is a firsthand account of disasters like anthrax, bird flu, and others - and how we could do more to prevent their return. It is both a gripping story of our brushes with fate and an urgent lesson on how we can keep ourselves safe from the inevitable next pandemic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many Outstanding Stories about Many Scary Microbes

    • By aaron on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Loneliness

    • Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection
    • By: John T. Cacioppo, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    John T. Cacioppo's groundbreaking research topples one of the pillars of modern medicine and psychology: the focus on the individual as the unit of inquiry. By employing brain scans, monitoring blood pressure, and analyzing immune function, he demonstrates the overpowering influence of social context - a factor so strong that it can alter DNA replication.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • If you don't feel lonely, the narrator will help.

    • By E.S. on 01-20-16

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Right Kind of Crazy

    • A True Story of Teamwork, Leadership, and High-Stakes Innovation
    • By: Adam Steltzner, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Few organizations solve as many impossible problems as NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and nobody knows more about leading rocket scientists to unlikely breakthroughs than Adam Steltzner. As the phase lead and development manager for EDL (entry, descent, and landing) of the Curiosity rover to Mars, Steltzner spearheaded the creation of one of engineering's wackiest kluges - the sky crane, which allowed the heaviest rover in the history of space exploration to land on Mars unscathed.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wasn't what I was hoping.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-15-16

    Regular price: $24.50

    • In My Shoes

    • A Memoir
    • By: Tamara Mellon, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Polly Lee
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    From her troubled childhood to her time as a young editor at Vogue to her partnership with cobbler Jimmy Choo to her very public relationships, Tamara Mellon offers a gripping account of the episodes that have made her who she is today. The result is a must listen for entrepreneurs, fashionistas, and anyone who loves a juicy true story about sex, drugs, money, power, high heels, and overcoming adversity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 4 ½ stars. A Memoir. Fascinating story.

    • By Jane on 12-11-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Thieves of Baghdad

    • By: Matthew Bogdanos, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Matthew Bogdanos
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    Thieves of Baghdad immerses the listener into the rich culture, the colorful characters, the double-dealing, and the derring-do, to sort out once and for all what actually happened during the chaos of the Baghdad invasion, exactly how the thefts took place, and how the most notable objects were retrieved. We hear Bogdanos and his team going on raids and negotiating recoveries, blowing open safes, and mingling in the marketplaces, often encountering an assortment of rogues and villains.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Started well, went no where

    • By Steve on 01-13-06

    Regular price: $19.93