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  1. Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics: My Life as an MP Audiobook Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics: My Life as an MP
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  2. The Night She Disappeared Audiobook The Night She Disappeared
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  3. A Different Kind of Happy: The powerful fiction debut from the Sunday Times bestselling author Audiobook A Different Kind of Happy: The powerful fiction debut from the Sunday Times bestselling author
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  4. Relentless: Secrets of the Sporting Elite Audiobook Relentless: Secrets of the Sporting Elite
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  5. The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream Audiobook The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream
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  6. Healing Is the New High: A Guide to Overcoming Emotional Turmoil and Finding Freedom Audiobook Healing Is the New High: A Guide to Overcoming Emotional Turmoil and Finding Freedom
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  7. Yours Cheerfully Audiobook Yours Cheerfully
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  8. She Who Became the Sun Audiobook She Who Became the Sun
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  9. Nine Lives Audiobook Nine Lives
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  10. Erotica For Women: Exciting Erotic Sexy Stories of Pure pleasure, forbidden lust, Dirty Talk and Muc Audiobook Erotica For Women: Exciting Erotic Sexy Stories of Pure pleasure, forbidden lust, Dirty Talk and Muc
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Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction, 3rd Edition Audiobook

Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction, 3rd Edition

Author: Charles Townshend Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: July 2021

For many, the terrorist attacks of September 2001 changed the face of the world, pushing terrorism to the top of political agendas, and leading to a series of world events, including the war in Iraq and the invasion of Afghanistan. The recent terror attacks in various European cities have shown that terrorism remains a crucial issue today. Charting a clear path through the efforts to understand and explain modern terrorism, Charles Townshend examines the historical, ideological, and local roots of terrorist violence. This new edition analyzes the emergence of terrorism as a political strategy, and discusses the objectives which have been pursued by users of this strategy from French revolutionaries to Islamic jihadists. Considering the kinds of groups and individuals who adopt terrorism, Townshend discusses the emergence of ISIS and the upsurge in individual suicide action, and explores the issues involved in finding a proportionate response to the threat they present, particularly by liberal democratic societies. Analyzing the growing use of knives and other edged weapons in attacks, and the issue of 'cyberterror,' Townshend details the use of counterterrorist measures, from control orders to drone strikes, including the Belgian and French responses to the Brussels, Paris, Nice, and Rouen attacks.

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The Inglorious Years: The Collapse of the Industrial Order and the Rise of Digital Society Audiobook

The Inglorious Years: The Collapse of the Industrial Order and the Rise of Digital Society

Author: Daniel Cohen Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: May 2021

In the revolutionary excitement of the 1960s, young people around the world called for a radical shift away from the old industrial order, imagining a future of technological liberation and unfettered prosperity. Industrial society did collapse, and a digital economy has risen to take its place, yet many are left feeling marginalized and deprived of the possibility of a better life. The Inglorious Years explores the many ways we have been let down by the rising tide of technology, showing how our new interconnectivity is not fulfilling its promise. In this revelatory book, economist Daniel Cohen describes how today's postindustrial society is transforming us all into sequences of data that can be manipulated by algorithms from anywhere on the planet. As yesterday's assembly line was replaced by working online, the leftist protests of the 1960s have given way to angry protests by the populist right. Cohen demonstrates how the digital economy creates the same mix of promises and disappointments as the old industrial order, and how it revives questions about society that are as relevant to us today as they were to the ancients. Brilliant and provocative, The Inglorious Years discusses what the new digital society holds in store for us, and reveals how can we once again regain control of our lives.

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Dark Cognition: Evidence for Psi and its Implications for Consciousness Audiobook

Dark Cognition: Evidence for Psi and its Implications for Consciousness

Author: David Vernon Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: May 2021

Outlining the scientific evidence behind psi research, Dark Cognition expertly reveals that such anomalous phenomena clearly exist, highlighting that the prevailing view of consciousness, purely as a phenomenon of the brain, fails to account for the empirical findings. David Vernon provides essential coverage of information and evidence for a variety of anomalous psi phenomena, calling for a paradigm shift in how we view consciousness: from seeing it as something solely reliant on the brain to something that is enigmatic, fundamental and all pervasive. The book examines the nature of psi research showing that, despite claims to the contrary, it is clearly a scientific endeavor. It explores evidence from telepathy and scopaesthesia, clairvoyance and remote viewing, precognition, psychokinesis, fields of consciousness, energy healing, out of body experiences, near-death experiences and post death phenomena, showing that not only do these phenomena exist, but that they have significant implications for our understanding of consciousness. Featuring discussion on scientific research methods, reflections on the fields of dark cognition and end-of-chapter questions that encourage critical thinking, this book is an essential text for those interested in parapsychology, consciousness and cognitive psychology.

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Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever... Audiobook

Get Real, Get Gone: How to Become a Modern Sea Gypsy and Sail Away Forever...

Author: Rick Page Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: April 2021

The idea that you have to be rich to travel the world on your own yacht is so universal that it goes largely unquestioned. The ubiquitous images of rich men on super-yachts sipping Martinis only help cement this image. This book hopes to change all that. Rick's recent appearance on Ben Fogle's New Lives in the Wild chronicled his budget lifestyle and adventures aboard Calypso, and introduced the idea of budget sailing to a whole new audience-an audience who may have never considered the possibility that such a dream could be made a reality, on such a small amount of money. This book is for them and for any experienced sailors who want to cast off the yoke of consumerist yachting and get back to what really matters at sea. If you are not rich, but dream of seeing our beautiful world from the deck of your own boat, this book is packed full of practical and spiritual advice to help you cut through the endless marketing and identify what it is you truly need to become a modern sea gypsy and sail away on the greatest adventure of your life . . .

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The Laughing Baby: The Extraordinary Science behind What Makes Babies Happy Audiobook

The Laughing Baby: The Extraordinary Science behind What Makes Babies Happy

Author: Caspar Addyman Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: March 2021

The laughter of tiny babies is endearing, entrancing, and infectious. Powerful enough to reinvigorate even the most weary parent, it is also a fascinating window into what they are learning. Long before they can talk, babies communicate their experience of the world through laughter and tears. Until now, however, psychologists and parenting experts have largely focused on moments of stress and confusion. Dr Caspar Addyman is a developmental psychologist who decided to change that. For six years Caspar has run the Baby Laughter project, collecting data, videos, and stories from parents all over the world. He learned that laughter and smiles are of central importance at the start of life, defining our cognitive and emotional development. Squeals of joy accompany all of a baby's little breakthroughs, connecting them to their nearest and dearest. The Laughing Baby is the culmination of Caspar's research. Moving chronologically through the first two years of infancy, it shows how babies provide the origin story for our incredible abilities, and how understanding them is key to understanding ourselves.

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Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?: What It Takes to Be an Authentic Leader Audiobook

Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?: What It Takes to Be an Authentic Leader

Author: Gareth Jones, Rob Goffee Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: February 2021

Too many companies are managed not by leaders but by mere role players and faceless bureaucrats. What would it take to replace these empty suits with real leaders-men and women who are confident in who they are and who truly inspire people to achieve extraordinary results? Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones argue that leaders don't become great by aspiring to a list of universal character traits. Rather, effective leaders are authentic: they deploy individual strengths to engage followers' hearts, minds, and souls. Authentic leaders are skillful at consistently being themselves, even as they alter their behavior to respond effectively to changing contexts. In short, the authors present a powerful case: that it takes 'being yourself, in context, with skill' to be a successful, authentic leader-and they show you how to do exactly that. Goffee and Jones reveal how to hone and deploy your unique leadership assets while managing the inherent tensions at the heart of successful leadership: when to show emotion and when to withhold it, how to get close to followers while maintaining an appropriate role distance, and maintaining your individuality while 'conforming enough' to gain traction and lead change. Underscoring the inherently social nature of leadership, the book also explores how leaders can stay attuned to the needs and expectations of followers.

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H.G. Wells Short Stories, Vol. 3 Audiobook

H.G. Wells Short Stories, Vol. 3

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Greg Wagland, James Gillies, Liam Gerrard, Malk Williams, Nigel Patterson, Tim Bruce Release Date: February 2021

H.G. Wells was known as the father of science fiction-but his creative geniusencompassed far more than a single literary genre. He was also a visionary, asatirist, a sociologist, and an historian. This audio anthology contains some of Wells' lesser-known stories and is thethird in a series produced by Raconteurs Audio in collaboration with SpokenRealms. This collection includes: The Argonauts of the Air read by Tim BruceThe Treasure in the Forest read by Nigel PattersonA Slip Under the Microscope read by Liam GerrardThe Temptation of Harringay read by Malk WilliamsThe Reconciliation read by Greg WaglandThe Catastrophe read by Tim BruceThe Truth About Pyecraft read by James GilliesMr Skelmersdale in Fairyland read by Liam GerrardMr Brisher's Treasure read by Malk WilliamsThe New Accelerator read by Nigel PattersonIn the Modern Vein-An Unsympathetic Love Story' read by Greg WaglandUnder the Knife read by James Gillies

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Tuk-Tuk for Two: Two strangers, one unforgettable race through India in a tuk-tuk named Winnie Audiobook

Tuk-Tuk for Two: Two strangers, one unforgettable race through India in a tuk-tuk named Winnie

Author: Adam Fletcher Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: February 2021

'The race.' She said. 'India. Were you serious . . . ?' About racing a tuk-tuk one thousand kilometres through India with a woman I'd just met? No, I wasn't serious. 'There's a fifty percent chance we'll die. And the flight's in two days. But if you want to, okay . . . ' It was not a reasonable offer. But then she wasn't a reasonable woman. She was certainly unreasonably attractive. I tried not to let that sway me, which was like a hammock deciding a tornado wouldn't sway it. And driving terrified me; I hadn't done it in a decade. But if I could drive in India, I could drive anywhere. If I drive a tuk-tuk, I could drive anything. And if I said yes, I'd get to spend ten days with her. Would that be enough time to find out who she was, what she wanted, and then convince her to abandon that and want me instead? There was only one way to find out . . .

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The Essential Dickens Christmas: A Christmas Carol and Eight Festive Tales Audiobook

The Essential Dickens Christmas: A Christmas Carol and Eight Festive Tales

Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas in Five Staves when he was 31; the first edition was published on 19th December 1843 and had sold out just four days later and by the end of 1844, there were already 13 reprints. Now with numerous adaptations for film, television, radio, stage, and indeed, audiobooks, A Christmas Carol has, for many, become an essential part of Christmas! Raconteurs Audio has created this audio anthology to include Dickens' two Christmas novellas, The Chimes and The Cricket on the Hearth, as well as a collection of his lesser known short stories with a Christmas theme. A Christmas Carol Stave 1 - Marley's Ghost read by Liam GerrardStave 2 - The First of Three Spirits read by Tim BruceStave 3 - The Second of Three Spirits read by James GilliesStave 4 - The Last of the Spirits read by Greg WaglandStave 5 - The End of It read by Malk Williams Music Stave 1 - God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - English TraditionalStave 2 - The Three Kings - Peter CorneliusStave 3 - Gabriel's Message - Basque NoelStave 4 - A Coventry Carol - English TraditionalStave 5 - This Is the Truth - English TraditionalFinale - In Dulci Jubilo - German Traditional Original music arranged and produced by Kelvin Towse for this audiobook production. Festive Tales The Haunted House read by Greg WaglandA Christmas Tree read by Nigel PattersonThe Chimes read by James GilliesThe Christmas Goblin read by Liam GerrardThe Cricket on the Hearth read by Helen LloydNobody's Story read by Malk WilliamsA Child's Dream of a Star read by Tim BruceWhat Christmas Is as We Grow Older read by James Gillies These stories originally published between 1843 and 1871 are in the public domain. The traditional music is also in the public domain.

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Don't Come Back: A funny travel adventure of bad-tempered baboons, black magic, and breakups Audiobook

Don't Come Back: A funny travel adventure of bad-tempered baboons, black magic, and breakups

Author: Adam Fletcher Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: January 2021

Adam Fletcher's life hates him . . . That's how it feels since he lost his girlfriend of nine years, his confidence, hair, and home. But then he receives an email from a mysterious stranger offering him a free holiday of a lifetime. It's too good to be true. But then what does he have to lose? So he says yes. And then things gets strange . . . Catapulted through the wilds of South Africa, Cuba, and Indonesia, he must fight an angry baboon armed with just a sock; hike into an active volcano to meet people with the worst job in the world; have coffee and biscuits with a stranger's dead grandma; go on a double-date with a very flirtatious princess; stare down hungry Komodo dragons; be rushed to hospital by emergency speedboat; and discover why it's a really bad idea to become a gold digger in Papua New Guinea. A lot of strange things are about to happen to him. He's not ready for any of them . . .

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A Critical Theory of Police Power: The Fabrication of the Social Order Audiobook

A Critical Theory of Police Power: The Fabrication of the Social Order

Author: Mark Neocleous Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: January 2021

Putting police power into the center of the picture of capitalism The ubiquitous nature and political attraction of the concept of order has to be understood in conjunction with the idea of police. Since its first publication, this book has been one of the most powerful and wide-ranging critiques of the police power. Neocleous argues for an expanded concept of police, able to account for the range of institutions through which policing takes place. These institutions are concerned not just with the maintenance and reproduction of order, but with its very fabrication, especially the fabrication of a social order founded on wage labor. By situating the police power in relation to both capital and the state and at the heart of the politics of security, the book opens up into an understanding of the ways in which the state administers civil society and fabricates order through law and the ideology of crime. The discretionary violence of the police on the street is thereby connected to the wider administrative powers of the state, and the thud of the truncheon to the dull compulsion of economic relations.

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Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business Audiobook

Breaking Bad Habits: Defy Industry Norms and Reinvigorate Your Business

Author: Freek Vermeulen Narrator: Liam Gerrard Release Date: December 2020

Have you ever wondered why most newspapers are so large? Or why management consultants work such long hours? Or why hotels still insist on having check-in desks? Ask anyone in these industries, and their answer will be the same: 'That's the way we've always done it.' 'Best practices' may be widespread, but that doesn't mean they're effective. In many instances the opposite is true: best practices can be outdated, harmful, and a hindrance to innovation. These bad practices are all too common in organizations, and managers and executives can be blind to their pernicious effects. Since they've worked in the past, or have been adopted with success by other firms, their purpose or effectiveness is rarely questioned. As a consequence, these practices spread and persist. In Breaking Bad Habits, Freek Vermeulen, a strategist with a keen eye for the absurd, offers the tools to identify these practices and rid them from your organization. And, most of all, he presents a compelling case for how eliminating popular but outworn ideas, processes, and strategies can create new opportunities for innovation and growth.

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