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  • Bad Science

  • By: Ben Goldacre
  • Narrated by: Rupert Farley
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

We are constantly bombarded with inaccurate, contradictory and sometimes misleading information - until now. Ben Goldacre masterfully dismantles the dubious science behind some of the great drug trials, court cases and missed opportunities of our time. He also shows us the fascinating story of how we know what we know, and gives us the tools to uncover bad science for ourselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Brendan on 28-03-2015

interesting, allows me to think

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Reviewed: 26-12-2017

so happy to give a good review for a book that gets you to think about thinking.

  • Absolute Pandemonium: The Autobiography

  • By: Brian Blessed
  • Narrated by: Brian Blessed
  • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 54
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

A memoir from national treasure Brian Blessed. There is no one quite like Brian Blessed. He's an actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat, secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer. He's also a brilliant storyteller who will - and you must brace yourself - simply leap out of the story at you. Ready? Then listen to Absolute Pandemonium and you'll be taken on a riotous journey from his childhood, growing up the son of a miner in Goldthorpe, to finding fame in Z-Cars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The most enthusiastic!

  • By J. Wilson on 15-12-2015

best audio book so far.

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Reviewed: 02-12-2017

I couldn't get enough of this and will be quoting it for years to come

  • So, Anyway...

  • The Autobiography
  • By: John Cleese
  • Narrated by: John Cleese
  • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 216
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194

John Cleese describes his nerve-racking first public appearance, at St Peter's Preparatory School at the age of eight and five-sixths; his endlessly peripatetic homelife, with parents who seemed incapable of staying in any house for longer than six months; his first experiences in the world of work, as a teacher who knew nothing about the subjects he was expected to teach; his hamster-owning days at Cambridge; and his first encounter with the man who would be his writing partner for over two decades, Graham Chapman.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great for Cleese fans

  • By Stan on 10-12-2017

so anyway, that's how he got started

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Reviewed: 31-10-2017

what a thoroughly fucking good read, and if you don't like my language please don't listen to this book.. it does a lot to explain how Jim got to Monty python but nothing after.

  • The Fast Diet

  • The Simple Secret of Intermittent Fasting: Lose Weight, Stay Healthy, Live Longer
  • By: Dr. Michael Mosley, Mimi Spencer
  • Narrated by: Dr. Michael Mosley, Mimi Spencer
  • Length: 4 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 141

Not just weight loss - better health too! The authors of the book that is still the number one UK nonfiction best seller six months after publication now present their work for Audible listeners and make it even easier to adopt their brilliant system. Far from being just another fad, the Fast Diet is a radical new way of thinking about food, a lifestyle choice that could transform your health. This is your indispensable guide to simple and effective weight loss, without fuss or the need to endlessly deprive yourself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • thought provoking

  • By Owen Neochi on 30-05-2016

thoroughly enjoyed the content

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Reviewed: 06-01-2017

bought it due to starting to fast again and wanted a good refresh and helping hand.

  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

  • By: Bill Bryson
  • Narrated by: William Roberts
  • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,509
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502

A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry, and particle physics, and aims to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. In the company of some extraordinary scientists, Bill Bryson reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected but brilliant!

  • By Michael on 27-11-2015

engaging and entertaining story

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Reviewed: 15-06-2016

so enthralling I wished it just kept going. the best book I've read this year.