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Audiobooks Narrated by Michael Butler Murray

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  1. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires Audiobook The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires
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  2. Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America Audiobook Hiding in Plain Sight: The Invention of Donald Trump and the Erosion of America
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  3. One-hit Wonder Audiobook One-hit Wonder
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  4. My Lies, Your Lies Audiobook My Lies, Your Lies
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  5. Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization Audiobook Transcend: The New Science of Self-Actualization
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  6. The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story Audiobook The Prisoner's Wife: based on an inspiring true story
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  7. Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots Audiobook Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots
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  8. The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times  Audiobook The Secret Seaside Escape: The most heart-warming, feel-good romance of 2020, from the Sunday Times
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  9. The Mirror and the Light Audiobook The Mirror and the Light
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  10. Vengeance Audiobook Vengeance
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Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson Audiobook

Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson

Author: Kent Babb Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: April 2020

Through extensive research and interviews with those closest to Iverson, acclaimed Washington Post sportswriter Kent Babb gets behind the familiar, sanitized, and heroic version of the hard-changing, hard-partying athlete who played every game as if it were his last. Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson was once one of America's most famous athletes: a trendsetter who transcended race, celebrity, and pop culture, and emerged from a troubled past to become one of the most successful and highly compensated athletes in the world. Now, his life and career come vividly to light in this "searingly honest" (Baxter Holmes) biography. Babb brings to life a private, loyal, and often generous Allen Iverson who rarely made the headlines, revealing the back story behind some of Iverson's most memorable moments, such as his infamous 'Practice' rant, delving even deeper to discover where Iverson's demons lurked. He drank too much, stayed out too late, spent more money than most people could spend in a dozen lifetimes-blowing more than $150 million of his NBA earnings alone. His then wife Tawanna, seen often as the mild-mannered woman who tamed the bad boy, tried to keep her husband and family on the rails. But, as so many others learned on basketball courts, she was no match for the force of nature that was Iverson.

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HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People, Vol. 2 Audiobook

HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People, Vol. 2

Author: Harvard Business Review Narrator: Michael Butler Murray, Teri Schnaubelt Release Date: March 2020

Are you a good boss-or a great one? Get more of the management ideas you want, from the authors you trust, with HBR's 10 Must Reads on Managing People (Vol. 2). We've combed through hundreds of Harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you master the innumerable challenges of being a manager. With insights from leading experts including Marcus Buckingham, Michael D. Watkins, and Linda Hill, this book will inspire you to: draw out your employees' signature strengths; support a culture of honesty and civility; cultivate better communication and deeper trust among global teams; give feedback that will help your people excel; hire, reward, and tolerate only fully formed adults; motivate your employees through small wins; and foster collaboration and break down silos across your company.

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State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America: 50 Writers on 50 States Audiobook

State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America: 50 Writers on 50 States

Author: Matt Weiland, Sean Wilsey Narrator: Michael Butler Murray, Tanya Eby Release Date: March 2020

See America with Fifty of Our Finest, Funniest, and Foremost Writers. Anthony Bourdain chases the fumigation truck in Bergen County, New Jersey. Dave Eggers tells it straight: Illinois is Number 1. Louise Erdrich loses her bikini top in North Dakota. Jonathan Franzen gets waylaid by New York's publicist . . . and personal attorney . . . and historian . . . and geologist. John Hodgman explains why there is no such thing as a 'Massachusettsean.' Edward P. Jones makes the case: DC should be a state! Jhumpa Lahiri declares her reckless love for the Rhode Island coast. Rick Moody explores the dark heart of Connecticut's Merritt Parkway, exit by exit. Ann Patchett makes a pilgrimage to the Civil War site at Shiloh, Tennessee. William T. Vollmann visits a San Francisco S&M club and many more!

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Raising Hell: Backstage Tales From the Lives of Metal Legends Audiobook

Raising Hell: Backstage Tales From the Lives of Metal Legends

Author: Jon Wiederhorn Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: February 2020

From the author of Louder Than Hell comes an oral history of the badass Heavy Metal lifestyle-featuring metalhead musicians from Black Sabbath and Judas Priest to Twisted Sister and Quiet Riot to Disturbed, Megadeth, Throwdown, and more. In his song 'You Can't Stop Rock and Roll' Ozzy Osbourne sings, 'Rock and roll is my religion and my law.' And that's why Raising Hell is a must-have for anyone who wants to hear about the iconoclastic culture of headbangers and the wild lives they lead. The book contains the crazy, funny, and sometimes horrifying anecdotes musicians have told about a lifestyle both invigorating and at times self-destructive. The metal genre has always been populated by colorful individuals who have thwarted convention and lived by their own rules. For many, vice has been virtue, and the opportunity to record albums and tour has been an invitation to push boundaries. Even before they joined bands, the urge for metalheads to rebel and a seemingly contradictory need to belong was ingrained in their DNA. Whether they were oddballs who didn't fit in or angry kids from troubled backgrounds, metal gave them a sense of identity and became more than a form of music. Contains mature themes.

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Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the  Audiobook

Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the

Author: Peter Evans Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: January 2020

Peter Evans's biography of Aristotle Onassis, Ari, met with great acclaim when it was published in 1986. Not long after the book appeared, however, Onassis's daughter Christina and his longtime business partner Yannis Georgakis hinted to Evans that he had missed the 'real story.' 'I must begin,' Georgakis said, 'with the premise that, for Onassis, Bobby Kennedy was unfinished business from way back . . .' His words launched Evans into the heart of a story that tightly bound Onassis not to Jackie's first husband, but to his ambitious younger brother Bobby. A bitter rivalry emerged between Bobby and Ari long before Onassis and Jackie had even met. Nemesis reveals the tangled thread of events that linked two of the world's most powerful men and uncovers the surprising role played by the woman they both loved. Through extensive interviews with the closest friends, lovers, and relatives of Onassis and the Kennedys, longtime journalist Evans has uncovered the shocking culmination of the Kennedy-Onassis-Kennedy love triangle: Aristotle Onassis was at the heart of the plot to kill Bobby Kennedy. Meticulously tracing Onassis's connections in the world of terrorism, Nemesis presents compelling evidence that he financed the assassination-including a startling confession that has gone unreported for nearly three decades.

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Start Your Own Cannabis Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to the Marijuana Industry Audiobook

Start Your Own Cannabis Business: Your Step-By-Step Guide to the Marijuana Industry

Author: Javier Hasse, The Staff Of Entrepreneur Media Inc. Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: January 2020

Everything You Need to Start and Run a Successful Cannabis Business From retailers to growers, producers, and suppliers, there's a seemingly never-ending list of startup opportunities in this emerging market. In Start Your Own Cannabis Business, cannabis, biotech, and entrepreneurship reporter Javier Hasse introduces forward-thinking entrepreneurs like you to the industry and shares hard-earned tips and success stories from pioneers and visionaries in the marijuana industry. Take a closer look at the world of weed and what it holds for you and your future as a cannabis entrepreneur. You'll learn how to: put together a solid business plan with tips from cannabis lawyers; estimate startup costs with the help of cannabis-experienced CPAs; assemble a team of employees with insight from legal cannabis recruiting and dispensary training agencies; protect your assets in case something goes wrong with your business; familiarize yourself with the tax and legal regulations of the industry; understand what's legal and what's not in the US in cannabis; and grow your cannabis business into a multistate company.

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Cannabis Capital: How to Get Your Business Funded in the Cannabis Economy Audiobook

Cannabis Capital: How to Get Your Business Funded in the Cannabis Economy

Author: Ross O'brien Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: January 2020

The cannabis industry is seeing an explosion of entrepreneurship and a great amount of capital is flowing into the sector globally. It is essential for cannabis business owners to understand how to be one of the few businesses that secure funding. The answer to bridging this disconnect lies in not only understanding how to build a successful business but, directly listening from investors on what is required when backing a company. And most importantly, why they invest in certain companies, entrepreneurs, and not others. Cannabis Capital is the definitive resource outlining the fundamentals for building a company that will attract investment, why investors will invest, and how to successfully raise capital. Ross O'Brien brings more than a decade of investing in private companies, managing a $50 million cannabis investment fund, hosting cannabis industry events, as well as investor forums. O'Brien shares the best practices and shares proven frameworks for success.

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60th & Haverford Audiobook

60th & Haverford

Author: Neal Goldstein Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: January 2020

The intersection of 60th & Haverford Avenue in West Philly is one of the most notorious drug corners in the city. Seconds after Police Officer Jake Loman stops at the corner one night a man wearing a those over his street clothes, runs out of the corner bodega firing wildly at him. Jake takes several rounds before he can return fire. The shooter claims the attack was inspired by ISIS. Veteran detective Frank Benson and Sergeant Ophelia Brown-Thurman are assigned to the investigation. Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia is a month away. Secret Service agent Nikki Cartwright and her team spent the last year overseeing the security arrangements for the visit. Loman's attacker publicly asserted that his actions were motivated by his support for ISIS draws Nikki's attention to the attempted assassination of the police officer and she asks for a briefing on the investigation. When she gets to the meeting she discovers that Benson, who she had a teenage crush on when he dated her older sister, was in charge of the investigation. Because of the possible terrorist connection, Nikki decides to monitor Benson and Ophelia's investigation. Is the attack on the police officer connected to the Pope's visit? Benson, Ophelia and Nikki's investigation leads them to the possible connection of terroriststo the attack. The pace of their investigation quickens as the city gets ready for the Pope's arrival. All of the action culminates as the Pope celebrates Mass in the presence of 100,000 pilgrims on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.

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Force of Nature: Mind, Body, Soul, And, of Course, Surfing Audiobook

Force of Nature: Mind, Body, Soul, And, of Course, Surfing

Author: Laird Hamilton Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: December 2019

Laird Hamilton has been hailed as the world's greatest big-wave surfer. His first book, Force of Nature, allows listeners a rare glimpse inside the unique philosophy that has created his circumstances, and not the other way around. After all, this is a man whose biological father abandoned him shortly after he was born; whose first job was working on a pig farm; who dropped out of school in eleventh grade. And then the career decision: surfer. Though earning enough to pay the rent as any kind of surfer is next to impossible, Hamilton has ended up in the place we all desire to be: doing exactly what he loves, becoming the world's best in the process, making a great living, being surrounded by nature and family, and radiating peak health and fitness. How did he get there? And more importantly, how can the rest of us join him? Force of Nature is a detailed map to that destination, with Laird Hamilton as the listener's guide. It's not about chasing trophies or accolades or cash. It's about quality over quantity, soul, and being true to your physical, mental, and spiritual roots. Not only is it possible to thrive in the modern world without adopting its harmful habits, it's essential. And not only has Hamilton mastered this balance, he makes a compelling and articulate case that anyone who wants to can do the same.

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Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus Audiobook

Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus

Author: Joseph Mccormack Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: December 2019

In the current digital age, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to stay focused. Smartphones, tablets, smart watches, and other devices constantly vie for our attention. In both business and life, we are constantly bombarded with tweets, likes, mentions, and a constant stream of information. The inability to pay attention impacts learning, parenting, prioritizing, and leading. Not surprisingly, attention spans have gotten shorter. Already being pulled in a dozen directions every minute, managers and business leaders often struggle to address important issues and focus on everything that needs attention. Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus teaches managers and leaders how to help themselves and others sharpen their focusing skills. In this follow-up to his first book, Brief-the proven, step-by-step approach to clear, concise, and effective communication-author Joseph McCormack helps listeners cut through the static and devote their attention to what is important. Noise: Living and Leading When Nobody Can Focus is a valuable resource for leaders and managers seeking to develop laser-sharp focus and apply it to everything you do.

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Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World Audiobook

Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World

Author: Mark Katz Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: December 2019

Since 2001, the US Department of State has been sending hip hop artists abroad to perform and teach as goodwill ambassadors. There are good reasons for this: hip hop is known and loved across the globe, acknowledged and appreciated as a product of American culture. Hip hop has from its beginning been a means of creating community through artistic collaboration, fostering what hip hop artists call building. A timely study of US diplomacy, Build: The Power of Hip Hop Diplomacy in a Divided World reveals the power of art to bridge cultural divides, facilitate understanding, and express and heal trauma. Yet power is never single-edged, and the story of hip hop diplomacy is deeply fraught. Drawing from nearly 150 interviews with hip hop artists, diplomats, and others in more than thirty countries, Build explores the inescapable tensions and ambiguities in the relationship between art and the state, revealing the ethical complexities that lurk behind what might seem mere goodwill tours. Author Mark Katz makes the case that hip hop, at its best, can promote positive, productive international relations between people and nations. A US-born art form that has become a voice of struggle and celebration worldwide, hip hop has the power to build global community when it is so desperately needed.

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Business Communication Audiobook

Business Communication

Author: Harvard Business Review Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: December 2019

With advice and tools for improving a wide array of communication skills-from delivering an effective presentation to drafting proposals to the effective use of e-mail-Business Communication helps managers deliver information effectively.

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