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  • Vietnam

  • The Australian War
  • By: Paul Ham
  • Narrated by: Peter Byrne
  • Length: 31 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 98
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 91
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90

Drawing on hundreds of accounts by soldiers, politicians, aid workers, entertainers and the Vietnamese people, Paul Ham reconstructs for the first time the full history of our longest military campaign. From the commitment to engage, through the fight over conscription and the rise of the anti - war movement, to the tactics and horror of the battlefi eld, Ham exhumes the truth about this politicians' war - which sealed the fate of 50,000 Australian servicemen and women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent read

  • By Pat Feige on 27-05-2019

Amazing book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-01-2019

Really enjoyed this book. The detail and perspective provided was brilliant. Couldn’t recommend it more!

  • Leonardo Da Vinci

  • By: Walter Isaacson
  • Narrated by: Alfred Molina
  • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

Based on thousands of pages from Leonardo's astonishing notebooks and new discoveries about his life and work, Walter Isaacson weaves a narrative that connects his art to his science. He shows how Leonardo's genius was based on skills we can improve in ourselves, such as passionate curiosity, careful observation, and an imagination so playful that it flirted with fantasy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Highly recommended

  • By Chris Andrews on 19-11-2018

Absolutely loved it

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-2018

I first listened to Steve Jobs and loved it! Not knowing much about Da Vinci I thought it would be worth a listen. The story and detail is brilliant and it has made me want to continue my learnings of Leo and his art work. Highly recommended!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Bill Gates

  • A Biography of the Microsoft Billionaire
  • By: Nate Stevens
  • Narrated by: Nate Sjol
  • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    2 out of 5 stars 1

In 1975, Bill Gates and Paul Allen launched Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation, Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revolution. Discover more about this multifaceted man behind Microsoft. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Way to short to be a book

  • By Anonymous User on 02-08-2018

Way to short to be a book

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-08-2018

Skims over everything. Could be much better with more detail. It’s well performed but leaves you wanting more.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • How Google Works

  • By: Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 111
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wooden's observation that 'it's what you learn after you know it all that counts'. As they helped grow Google from a young start-up to a global icon, they relearned everything they knew about management.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring story of individual empowerment

  • By Derek Laney on 04-01-2015

Some good content but also has a lot of waffle

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-08-2017

I was very tempted to return after 15 mins but decided to push through. It's a decent book but a lot of the time it was very self indulgent. The smart creative is some sort of super human employee and they highlight this every 5 mins. The performance was good but I'm glad it's over and I can move on.