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    • Stephen Fry - October 2018

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 32 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk to us about his latest series, Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets, is the man himself, Stephen Fry. A comedian, actor, writer and more, Stephen has narrated the full collection of Sherlock Holmes for audiobook, was one-half of comic duo Fry and Laurie and is well known for his many years presenting QI. His list of accomplishments beyond this would far exceed the word count here! Now he lends his smarts and his voice to delving into the mysterious world of the Victorians in new series Stephen Fry’s Victorian Secrets.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • who doesn't love Stephen Fry.

    • By Justin on 13-01-2019

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    • World Mental Health Day

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Susan Calman, Katie Piper, Matt Haig, and others
    • Length: 37 mins
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    In this World Mental Health Day Audible Sessions Special, nine celebrities discuss their experiences with mental health. We hear what their mental health problems feel like to them; their experiences of speaking to friends, family, professionals and the public; and the things that can help them feel better. In these conversations, we cover topics from social media to suicidal thoughts, and we say that whether you sometimes find it difficult to leave the house; you have anxiety, depression, or OCD; or you need to airplane your phone every now and then to stop it becoming addictive - that’s okay. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well worth the liste

    • By Amazon Customer on 13-02-2019

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    • Dr Michael Mosley

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Dr Michael Mosley
    • Length: 26 mins
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    In his new book, The Fast 800, he gives recipes and meal plans to help you take your future health into your own hands. He gives scientific evidence for using intermittent fasting, tells of the power of time-restricted eating and confirms that 800 calories is the magic number for weight loss. If you can stick to 800 calories a few days a week, you will trigger desirable metabolic changes while still having enough calories to keep you sustained. We spoke about enduring diet myths that need busting, how fasting can help the brain and always trying things out on himself.  

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    • Esther Perel

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Esther Perel
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Most noted for her work on erotic intelligence and her expertise on issues of infidelity, Esther Perel covers all in her frank and refreshing Audible Audio Shows series, which began in 2017 and listens in on couples talking through their problems in Esther’s therapy room. Esther Perel talks to us about the making of her podcast series with Audible, what she hopes listeners can gain from the intimate discussions and what she learns from her clients.  

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    • David Tennant

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Tennant
    • Length: 22 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is prominent stage and television actor David Tennant, who has narrated The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells for Audible Studios. The War of the Worlds depicts the arrival of an alien vessel on Horsell Common, in Woking. The initial genial interest in the Martians quickly turns to terror as they emerge with deadly heat rays and power beyond our control and comprehension. Their ruthless disregard for human life leaves humanity under threat of extinction. As the world crumbles, a lone man sets out across the wasteland to find his wife.

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    • Jo Brand

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jo Brand
    • Length: 14 mins
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    After beginning a career in psychiatric nursing, Jo Brand moved to the alternative comedy stand-up scene with early performances on Saturday Live and later appearing in the likes of The Brain Drain and Jo Brand Through the Cakehole. Brand is the author of four novels and is currently the presenter of The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, and her latest book, Born Lippy, was published in October 2018.

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jo Brand
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Release date: 04-10-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

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    • International Women's Day

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: June Sarpong, Meera Syal, Lily Cole, and others
    • Length: 20 mins
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    In this International Women’s Day Audible Sessions Special, seven influential women discuss literature and gender equality and the importance of diversity in storytelling and reveal the women who inspire them. Featuring June Sarpong, Lily Cole, Meera Syal, Pearl Mackie, Prue Leith, Sam Baker and Eleanor Tomlinson. As part of this Audible Sessions Special, Audible made a donation to the Malala Fund, a charity championing the education of girls across the globe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Anonymous User on 12-04-2018

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    • Brandon Sanderson

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Brandon Sanderson
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Epic fantasy writer and New York Times best seller Brandon Sanderson joined us in the Audible Studios to discuss Oathbringer, the third book in his Stormlight Archive, and he revealed his process for getting his books just right. Brandon also spoke about how others can sometimes discover that they're writing in the wrong genre and told us about the books he has unpublished.

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    • Rob Moore

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Rob Moore
    • Length: 15 mins
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    As a property entrepreneur, Rob has earnt millions, and he’s gone on to set up a company to teach what he’s learnt and help others get there. Rob’s books Money and Life Leverage have received rave reviews, and his latest, Start Now. Get Perfect Later., is all about saying good-bye to procrastination and looking at the most effective ways of getting things done. Rob talks to us about how to let go of being perfect, what he wants the world to know about money and what it’s like to record his podcast, The Disruptive Entrepreneur.

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    • Jojo Moyes

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jojo Moyes
    • Length: 13 mins
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    New York Times best-selling author and screenwriter Jojo Moyes talks to Audible about her final instalment in the Me Before You series, Still Me. In Still Me, Louisa Clark arrives in New York ready to start a new life, confident that she can embrace this new adventure and keep her relationship with Ambulance Sam alive across several thousand miles. As she tries to keep the two sides of her world together, she finds herself carrying secrets - not all her own - that cause a catastrophic change in her circumstances.

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Jojo Moyes
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Release date: 05-12-2017
    • 5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

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    • Michael Robotham

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Michael Robotham
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, The Secrets She Keeps, is critically acclaimed crime fiction writer Michael Robotham. A prestigious Gold Dagger and Edgar Award-winning author, Michael Robotham started his career as an investigative journalist, giving it up to become a highly successful ghostwriter before turning to his own novels in 2004. Robotham has since had his work translated into 23 languages, selling millions of copies worldwide. Michael Robotham talks to us about writing female protagonists, how real events influence his writing and what it was like ghostwriting for Lulu. 

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    • Stephen K Amos

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Stephen K Amos
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Stephen has been performing at the Edinburgh Festival for over 15 years on top of touring, appearing on multiple panel shows and presenting various documentaries. Not to mention performing at the Royal Variety in 2007. Having more than earnt his comedy stripes, his Talk Show features guests from all stages of their comedy careers, chatting about the industry, performing and many personal, funny anecdotes. When Stephen joined us in studio, he spoke about diversity in comedy, how he came to feel okay with things going wrong on stage and what keeps comedians returning to Edinburgh year after year.

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    • Marianne Power

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Marianne Power
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Marianne started her journey in 2014. A writer and journalist, Power found herself stuck and decided to live by the rules of one self-help book a month over the course of one year, charting her progress on her Help Me Blog. The end results have been published in her debut book, Help Me! Marianne Power talks to us about why she started the project, which self-help books she would and wouldn’t recommend, and the lessons she’s picked up along the way.  

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    • Adrian Edmondson

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Adrian Edmondson
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to talk about his children’s books Junkyard Jack and the Horse That Talked and Tilly and the Time Machine is British comedian, actor and writer Adrian Edmondson. Best known for his comedic roles in television series such as The Young Ones and Bottom, which he wrote together with his best friend and collaborative partner, Rik Mayall, Adrian Edmondson has seen huge success since the early '80s, having been an integral part of The Comic Strip Presents.

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    • Clare Mackintosh - March 2018

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Clare Mackintosh
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Clare Mackintosh, number one best-selling author of I Let You Go and I See You, joins us in the Audible Studios for a second time to introduce us to her new and highly anticipated psychological thriller, Let Me Lie, narrated by Game of Thrones star Gemma Whelan. Listeners will be taken on a journey full of twists and turns when new mother Anna Johnson adapts to life with a baby whilst simultaneously trying to discover the truth behind her parents’ alleged double suicide. In this exclusive interview, we talk to Clare about her inspiration for the book, her favourite character to date and exploring mental health in her writing. 

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    • Dan Brown

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Dan Brown
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Following the release of the fifth instalment in the Robert Langdon series, Dan Brown talks to Audible about his long-standing passion for music and modern art and how it contributed towards the creation of Origin. In Origin, listeners will be reunited with the amiable and courageous Robert Langdon as he travels around Spain in search of answers to the most important existential questions of our time.

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Dan Brown
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Release date: 27-10-2017
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

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    • David Suchet

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Suchet
    • Length: 15 mins
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    David Suchet, veteran actor best-known for his iconic portrayal of Agatha Christie’s Poirot, joins us to discuss the release of his new audio series, David Suchet's Questions of Faith. Exploring the differences which divide and the similarities which unite the three Abrahamic religions, David talks to prominent figures within the Jewish, Christian and Islamic communities, searching for answers to the devastating wars that have been waged against one another. In this exclusive interview, David reflects back on his findings, the many eye-opening conversations he’s had along the way and his hopes for a peaceful future. 

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    • David Wallace-Wells

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
    • Length: 21 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is David Wallace-Wells, deputy editor of New York magazine and now climate change writer with his book The Uninhabitable Earth. The book is based on a much viewed article David wrote of the same name which goes through the possible worst-case scenarios on our earth due to global warming, such as economic collapse, famine and overheating.

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    • Gregg Hurwitz

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Gregg Hurwitz
    • Length: 16 mins
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    The New York Times number one international best-selling author of 19 thrillers including Orphan X, The Tower and Tell No Lies, Gregg Hurwitz is the master of his genre and has published the third installment of his breakthrough Orphan X series, Hellbent. Gregg Hurwitz talks to us about protagonist Evan Smoak, his very hands-on research and writing comics.  

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    • David Coulthard

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    • By: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: David Coulthard
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss his latest book, The Winning Formula, is British former Formula 1 driver turned presenter and entrepreneur David Coulthard. Winning 13 grand prix races during his career as a F1 driver, Coulthard spent many years as a leader in the world of motorsports. As well as running his production company, Whisper Films, and making his mark in the property business, Coulthard now commentates and copresents on Channel 4’s F1 coverage and has written his book, The Winning Formula, about the business of sport. 

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