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    • The Ultimate Book of Influence

    • 10 Tools of Persuasion to Connect, Communicate, and Win in Business
    • By: Chris Helder
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Master the power of influence and persuasion to achieve more in work and life. For business leaders and managers, as well as those who work in sales, the power of influence can be a potent advantage. The ability to persuade others based on what you know about them is the first step to convincing someone to buy your product or buy into your business vision.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bob

    • By Robert King on 30-07-2015

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Not Working

    • Why We Have to Stop
    • By: Josh Cohen
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote, Josh Cohen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Psychoanalyst Josh Cohen explores the paradoxical pleasures of inactivity and considers four faces of inertia - the burnout, the slob, the daydreamer and the slacker. Drawing on his personal experiences and on stories from his consulting room, while punctuating his discussions with portraits of figures associated with the different forms of inactivity - Andy Warhol, Orson Welles, Emily Dickinson and David Foster Wallace - Cohen gets to the heart of the apathy so many of us feel when faced with the demands of contemporary life.

    Non-member price: $22.78

    • The Tail Wags the Dog

    • International Politics and the Middle East
    • By: Efraim Karsh
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The continuing crisis in Syria has raised a question mark over the common perception of Middle Eastern affairs as an offshoot of global power politics. To Western intellectuals, foreign-policy experts, and politicians, "empire" and "imperialism" are categories that apply exclusively to the European powers and more recently to the United States of America. Lacking an internal dynamic of its own, the view of such people is that Middle Eastern history is the product of its unhappy interaction with the West.

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • All the World's a Stage

    • Erast Fandorin, Book 11
    • By: Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield - translator
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eliza Altairsky-Lointaine is the toast of Moscow society, a beautiful actress in an infamous theatre troupe. Her love life is as colourful as the parts she plays. She is the estranged wife of a descendant of Genghis Khan. And her ex-husband has threatened to kill anyone who courts her. He appears to be making good on his promise. Fandorin is contacted by a concerned friend - the widowed wife of Chekhov - who asks him to investigate an alarming incident involving Eliza.

    Non-member price: $31.21

    • Black City

    • By: Boris Akunin, Andrew Bromfield
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 14 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the Tzar's head of security is assassinated, Erast Fandorin is called to investigate: the killer has been overheard mentioning a 'black city' so Fandorin and his trusty companion, Masa, head to Baku, the burgeoning Russian capital of oil. But from the moment they arrive in the city - a hotbed of corruption and greed by the Caspian Sea - they realise someone is watching their every move, and they will stop at nothing to derail their investigation.  

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • The Strangers Who Came Home

    • The First Australian Cricket Tour of England
    • By: John Lazenby
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Ashes cricket series, played out between England and Australia, is the oldest and arguably the most keenly contested rivalry in international sport. Yet the majority of the first representative Australian cricket team to tour England in 1878 in fact regarded themselves as Englishmen. In May of that year, the SS City of Berlin docked at Liverpool, and the Australians stepped onto English ground to begin the inaugural first-class cricket tour of England by a representative overseas team.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!!!

    • By Kirt on 30-03-2016

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • The Drought

    • By: J. G. Ballard
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Water. Man’s most precious commodity is a luxury of the past. Radioactive waste from years of industrial dumping has caused the sea to form a protective skin strong enough to devastate the Earth it once sustained. And while the remorseless sun beats down on the dying land, civilisation itself begins to crack. Violence erupts and insanity reigns as the remnants of mankind struggle for survival in a worldwide desert of despair.

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • The Bible for Grown-Ups

    • By: Simon Loveday
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Bible for Grown-Ups neither requires nor rejects belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible - a book that is too large to swallow whole yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew's account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke's? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter?

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Swinging in the Rain

    • By: Chaim Bermant
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "During the war, while others fought, Hesketh planned, as a chocolate manufacturer, to put an end to world strife: Inter-Choc, a world union of chocolate makers, would bring man closer to man - through his sweet tooth. But Hesketh is thwarted by two more powerful urges - chauvinism and sex, the former Gallic, the latter British, but both indomitable. Chaim Bermant (1929-1998) was born in Breslev, Poland and moved to Glasgow, Scotland at the age of 8.

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Literary Rivals

    • Feuds and Antagonisms in the World of Books
    • By: Richard Bradford
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Coote
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Novelists, poets and playwrights live double lives, sharing the real world with everyone else while spending a good deal of time in a universe of their own making. When they fall out with each other, they are able to kindle feuds and antagonisms as passionate and public as workers in any trade. Richard Bradford’s highly entertaining audiobook looks at some of the closest and most complex relationships in literary history, examining their dramatic effects on literature itself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed offering of only moderate interest

    • By Roderic on 02-06-2018

    Non-member price: $28.46