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Audiobooks Narrated by Michael Butler Murray

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  1. Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold Audiobook Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold
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  2. A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke Audiobook A Christmas to Remember: The enchanting new novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Anton Du Beke
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  3. A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure Audiobook A Del of a Life: The hilarious new memoir from the national treasure
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  4. Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time Audiobook Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time
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  5. I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day Audiobook I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
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  6. Ghosts Audiobook Ghosts
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  7. Rag-and-Bone Christmas Audiobook Rag-and-Bone Christmas
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  8. 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19) Audiobook 19th Christmas: (Women's Murder Club 19)
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  9. Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink Audiobook Why Mummy’s Sloshed: The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink
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  10. Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography Audiobook Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography
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Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield's Life in the Blues Audiobook

Guitar King: Michael Bloomfield's Life in the Blues

Author: David Dann Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: October 2020

Named one of the world's great blues-rock guitarists by Rolling Stone, Mike Bloomfield (1943-1981) remains beloved by fans nearly forty years after his untimely death. Taking listeners backstage, onstage, and into the recording studio with this legendary virtuoso, David Dann tells the riveting stories behind Bloomfield's work in the seminal Paul Butterfield Blues Band and the mesmerizing Electric Flag, as well as the Super Session album with Al Kooper and Stephen Stills, Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited, and soundtrack work with Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. In vivid chapters drawn from meticulous research, including more than seventy interviews with the musician's friends, relatives, and band members, music historian David Dann brings to life Bloomfield's worlds, from his comfortable upbringing in a Jewish family on Chicago's North Shore to the gritty taverns and raucous nightclubs where this self-taught guitarist helped transform the sound of contemporary blues and rock music. With scenes that are as electrifying as Bloomfield's music, this is the story of a life lived at full volume.

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The Case Against Miracles Audiobook

The Case Against Miracles

Author: John W. Loftus Narrator: Michael Butler Murray, Teri Schnaubelt Release Date: August 2020

For as long as the idea of 'miracles' has been in the public sphere, the conversation about them has been shaped exclusively by religious apologists and Christian leaders. The definitions for what a miracles are have been forged by the same men who fought hard to promote their own beliefs as fitting under that umbrella. It's time for a change. Enter John W. Loftus, an atheist author who has earned three master's degrees from Lincoln Christian Seminary and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Loftus, a former student of noted Christian apologist William Lane Craig, got some of the biggest names in the field to contribute to this book, which represents a critical analysis of the very idea of miracles. Incorporating his own thoughts along with those of noted academics, philosophers, and theologians, Loftus is able to properly define 'miracle' and then show why there's no reason to believe such a thing even exists. Addressing every single issue that touches on miracles in a thorough and academic manner, this compilation represents the most extensive look at the phenomenon ever displayed through the lens of an ardent non-believer.

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Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell Audiobook

Total F*cking Godhead: The Biography of Chris Cornell

Author: Corbin Reiff Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

The first comprehensive biography of iconic singer-songwriter Chris Cornell. Total F*cking Godhead is the complete story of the complex and enigmatic artist, Chris Cornell. It's the riveting account of a blue collar, high-school dropout emerging from Seattle, Washington, to become one of the greatest singer-songwriters and voices of his generation. With input from people who knew and worked with him-together with Cornell's own words-the book recounts in great detail the rise of his immortal band Soundgarden as they emerged from the 1980s post-punk underground to dominate popular culture in the '90s alongside other Seattle bands like Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, and Nirvana. Long-time Seattle resident and rock writer Corbin Reiff examines Cornell's dynamic solo career as well as his time in Audioslave. He delves into his hard-fought battle with addiction, as well as the supercharged reunion with the band that made him famous before everything ended tragically. This is the story of an artist who channeled his own inner turmoil into songs that touched the hearts of millions around the world and turned Chris Cornell into one of music's greatest icons.

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Cannabis For Dummies Audiobook

Cannabis For Dummies

Author: Kim Ronkin Casey Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

Pot is hot-for good reason. To date, thirty states have legalized medical marijuana to the tune of nearly $11B in consumer spending. Whether it's to help alleviate symptoms of an illness or for adults to use recreationally, more people every day are turning to marijuana. Cannabis For Dummies presents the science behind the use of this amazingly therapeutic plant. In this book, you'll find the hands-on knowledge and education you need to make an informed decision about your cannabis purchase, as a patient and a consumer. - Decide for yourself if marijuana is right for you - Manage aches and pains - Gain insight on the effects and possible symptom relief - Enjoy both sweet and savory edibles - Navigate the legal requirements

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Trading Beyond the Matrix: The Red Pill for Traders and Investors Audiobook

Trading Beyond the Matrix: The Red Pill for Traders and Investors

Author: Van K. Tharp Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

In his latest book, Tharp shows readers how to dramatically improve their trading results and financial life by looking within. He leads them by the hand through three levels of transformation, using trading as a metaphor for transformation. The first level is what he calls Tharp Think and it refers to the ideas gained from his modeling work with great traders. However, the second level of transformation is spiritual. To utilize Tharp Think, people have to stop making mistakes and steer clear of methods that don't work.  Tharp also has five chapters on various methods people can use to transform themselves. Using an unconventional approach to evaluating trading systems and beliefs, Tharp outlines how to make the best trades and optimize your finances.

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From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom Audiobook

From Smart to Wise: Acting and Leading with Wisdom

Author: Navi Radjou, Prasad Kaipa Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

Smart people impress us with their intellectual prowess and uncanny ability to achieve their goals. But smartness is not always enough to succeed as a leader. In From Smart to Wise, Prasad Kaipa, CEO coach and advisor, and Navi Radjou, strategy consultant, propose a new approach to leadership that extends beyond achieving smartness. Wise leadership requires cultivating a broader perspective, responding to external events with discernment instead of reacting instinctively, and operating out of a noble purpose to create value for shareholders as well as society. Organizations led by smart leaders risk sharing the same fate as cars run with a lead foot on the gas pedal: a crash. On the other hand, companies helmed by wise leaders are able to effectively navigate complexity-just as wise drivers navigate their cars through complex traffic by using their brakes as frequently as their  gas pedal. Drawing on inspiring real-life stories of historical and contemporary wise leaders such as Ratan Tata (Chairman, Tata Group), Bill Gates (Chairman, Microsoft), Mahatma Gandhi, John Mackey (CEO Whole Foods), Alan Mulally (CEO, Ford), Narayana Murthy (Chairman, Infosys), and Indra Nooyi (CEO, PepsiCo), the authors identify six capabilities that wise leaders share: Perspective: They have a holistic perspective that integrates diverse-and even polarizing-worldviews. Action Orientation: They act authentically and appropriately for the larger benefit. Role Clarity: They choose to lead either from the front or from behind, allowing others to shine without undue attachment to power and control. Decision Logic: They apply discernment to make decisions that are ethical and yet pragmatic. Fortitude: They know when to let go and when to hold on to power and control. Motivation: They operate out of enlightened self-interest. Based on research and executive interviews that began during Kaipa's tenure at Apple in the 1980s and continued during the authors' 20+ years of consulting and research, FROM SMART TO WISE offers readers a practical framework that allows them to consciously operate as a wise leader every day.

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Where Winners Live: Sell More, Earn More, Achieve More Through Personal Accountability Audiobook

Where Winners Live: Sell More, Earn More, Achieve More Through Personal Accountability

Author: Dave Porter, Linda Galindo, Sharon O'malley Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

Personal accountability is the secret weapon of every successful sales professional. It is the secret weapon of Where Winners Live co-author Dave Porter, who became the owner and CEO of Baystate Financial Services at age 35 and grew it into a $100 million-a-year business over the next 15 years. It is the secret weapon of Where Winners Live co-author Linda Galindo, who transformed herself from the self-proclaimed Queen of Victims into an entrepreneur, business coach, consultant and speaker whose typical audience numbers 500 or more. Like all highly accountable professionals, these authors live Where Winners Live, an achievement they say is available to everyone. Written in a no-excuses tone and filled with personal stories and practical exercises, their book offers readers the non-negotiable, high-performance behaviors of the sales trade and tried-and-true best practices for success, and: Exposes the key difference between top-earning sales professionals and those who struggle to make their numbers every quarter. Outlines the three critical characteristics of personal accountability: responsibility, self-empowerment, and ownership of results after the fact. Explores personal accountability from the perspective of both leaders and rank-and-file sales professionals. Shows readers the most effective way to hold themselves and others accountable.

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Converge: Transforming Business at the Intersection of Marketing and Technology Audiobook

Converge: Transforming Business at the Intersection of Marketing and Technology

Author: Bob W. Lord, Ray Velez Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: July 2020

Using Razorfish client examples (such as AXE, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, Samsung, Delta, and Kellogg) Ray and Bob will share their first-hand experience of working intimately with clients to solve business problems at the collision point between customers, technology and marketing.  Throughout the narrative, Bob and Ray will provide the reader a roadmap to replicate their success within their own organization; how to market in a world of constant change, how to organize for innovation, how to innovate faster use the principals of agile development across your business, etc.  The first half of the book will cover the following topics: The collision: why and how technology, media, and creativity are converging and how this has revolutionized marketing and business strategy   The consumer voice:  why and how media has changed what to expect in the future (client examples) Next generation storytelling:  why and how creativity has changed, and what to expect in the future (client examples) The second half of the book will be focused on explaining answers to the problems our customers are dying to have solved: Part 1 - How to create religion around merging technology and marketing within your organization (how to tell the story, who to tell it to, why should they believe, etc.) Part 2 - How to change your organizational structure to leverage marketing/tech convergence (breaking down silos, cross-training, etc.) Part 3 - How to empower your people to leverage convergence (create business entrepreneurial ownership, adjust compensation/incentive structure/goals/objectives, alignment against client need, etc.) Part 4 - How to change your processes to leverage convergence (how to apply agile methodology principals across all marketing functions, etc.)

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The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno, & the Network Battle for the Night Audiobook

The Late Shift: Letterman, Leno, & the Network Battle for the Night

Author: Bill Carter Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: June 2020

New York Times bestseller: A 'gripping' true story of late-night comedy and behind-the-scenes drama (Los Angeles Times). When beloved host Johnny Carson announced his retirement after thirty years on The Tonight Show, millions of Americans mourned. But inside the television industry, the news ignited a battle between two amazing talents-Jay Leno and David Letterman-who both yearned to occupy the departing legend's chair. For NBC, it would be a decision with millions of dollars at stake. Soon these two comedians with strikingly different styles, who had once shared a friendship as they worked the clubs together, would be engaged in a fierce competition for the prize. Based on in-depth reporting and interviews with those involved, and updated with a new introduction by the author, The Late Shift is a 'vivid, behind-the-scenes, blow-by-blow account' of the fight that ensued, as stars, agents, and executives maneuvered for control of the most profitable program in TV history (Chicago Tribune).

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Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life Audiobook

Radical Technologies: The Design of Everyday Life

Author: Adam Greenfield Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: June 2020

Everywhere we turn, a startling new device promises to transfigure our lives. But at what cost? In this urgent and revelatory excavation of our Information Age, leading technology thinker Adam Greenfield forces us to reconsider our relationship with the networked objects, services, and spaces that define us. It is time to re-evaluate the Silicon Valley consensus determining the future. We're told that innovations-from augmented-reality interfaces and virtual assistants to autonomous delivery drones and self-driving cars-will make life easier, more convenient, and more productive. 3D printing promises unprecedented control over the form and distribution of matter, while the blockchain stands to revolutionize everything from the recording and exchange of value to the way we organize the mundane realities of the day to day. And, all the while, fiendishly complex algorithms are operating quietly in the background, reshaping the economy, transforming the fundamental terms of our politics, and even redefining what it means to be human. Having successfully colonized everyday life, these radical technologies are now conditioning the choices available to us in the years to come. Greenfield's timely guide clarifies the scale and nature of the crisis we now confront-and offers ways to reclaim our stake in the future.

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Anthem: Rush in the 1970s Audiobook

Anthem: Rush in the 1970s

Author: Martin Popoff Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: May 2020

The definitive biography of the rock 'n' roll kings of the North With extensive, first-hand reflections from Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, as well as from family, friends, and fellow musicians, Anthem: Rush in the '70s is a detailed portrait of Canada's greatest rock ambassadors. The first of three volumes, Anthem puts the band's catalog, from their self-titled debut to 1978's Hemispheres (the next volume resumes with the release of Permanent Waves) into both Canadian and general pop culture context, and presents the trio of quintessentially dependable, courteous Canucks as generators of incendiary, groundbreaking rock 'n' roll. Fighting complacency, provoking thought, and often enraging critics, Rush has been at war with the music industry since 1974, when they were first dismissed as the Led Zeppelin of the north. Anthem, like each volume in this series, celebrates the perseverance of Geddy, Alex, and Neil: three men who maintained their values while operating from a Canadian base, throughout lean years, personal tragedies, and the band's eventual worldwide success.

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Kick It: A Social History of the Drum Kit Audiobook

Kick It: A Social History of the Drum Kit

Author: Matt Brennan Narrator: Michael Butler Murray Release Date: May 2020

The drum kit has provided the pulse of popular music from before the dawn of jazz up to the present day pop charts. Kick It, a provocative social history of the instrument, looks closely at key innovators in the development of the drum kit: inventors and manufacturers like the Ludwig and Zildjian dynasties, jazz icons like Gene Krupa and Max Roach, rock stars from Ringo Starr to Keith Moon, and popular artists who haven't always got their dues as drummers, such as Karen Carpenter and J Dilla. Tackling the history of race relations, global migration, and the changing tension between high and low culture, author Matt Brennan makes the case for the drum kit's role as one of the most transformative musical inventions of the modern era. Kick It shows how the drum kit and drummers helped change modern music-and society as a whole-from the bottom up.

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