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  • Kissinger

  • A Biography
  • Written by: Walter Isaacson
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 34 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
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By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to a Gallup poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world’s imagination. Yet Kissinger was also reviled by large segments of the American public, ranging from liberal intellectuals to conservative activists. Kissinger explores the relationship between this complex man's personality and the foreign policy he pursued.

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  • Facets of a genius

  • By Nithin on 08-02-19

Facets of a genius

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Reviewed: 08-02-19

As a realist tilting towards fatalism I enjoyed getting to know this force of nature who shaped our modern world by his indomitable spirit. Millions of bodies he may have left in his wake as some people might say, but in a world tearing itself apart trying to prove itself right population loss is but a collateral. In my understanding Kissinger taught us about humanity by risking being just as less a human as we can tolerate. I’m not surprised we revere him for his conviction and grace, while teetering on the brink of humanity. To some extent he purged his own humanity to let us experience more of it. A diplomat he is, but more a mirror to our collective conscience as people of earth.

  • My Gita

  • Written by: Devdutt Pattanaik
  • Narrated by: Vivek Madan
  • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
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In My Gita, acclaimed mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik demystifies The Bhagavad Gita for the contemporary reader. His unique approach - thematic rather than verse by verse - makes the ancient treatise eminently accessible. In a world that seems spellbound by argument over dialogue, vi-vaad over sam-vaad, Devdutt highlights how Krishna nudges Arjuna to understand rather than judge his relationships.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply Amazing

  • By OxyJenish on 24-11-18

Sublime is such an understatement

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Reviewed: 11-01-19

Wonderful rendition of the universal truth. Amazed by the way the Gita is rationalised to help even the simplest mind receive seemingly complex messages with such ease. Narayana will be happy to see his divine message being upheld and disseminated in such sublime fashion. Stay blessed Prabuddha & Vivek! Om Namo Narayanaya.