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    • Dan Brown

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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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    • Narrated by: Dan Brown
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Release Date: 27-10-17
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    • World Mental Health Day

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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. 

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    • Esther Perel

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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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    • Adam Rutherford

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    An editor of the journal Nature for a decade, genetics expert Adam Rutherford has also produced several science documentaries, is a frequent contributor to The Guardian and hosts the BBC Radio 4 programme Inside Science. His latest title is The Book of Humans, published in September 2018. Adam Rutherford talks to us about whether or not humans are still evolving, what it was like to work on blockbuster Ex Machina and why sea otters are not as cute and cuddly as you might think.  

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    • Annabelle Knight

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    Presenter, writer, certified counsellor and sex and relationships expert Annabelle Knight talks to Audible about the release of her debut adult fiction title, The Endless Autumn, and tells us how she goes about writing a sex scene! Hailed by critics as an accomplished erotic tale which lies somewhere between Fifty Shades of Grey and Bridget Jones, Annabelle shares her insight into this highly sought after literary genre and the journey which led her to become a best-selling author.

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    • Christopher Paolini

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    Joining us at Audible Studios is Christopher Paolini, author of the Inhertiance Cycle series and the youngest author of a best-selling series for The New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly. Paolini's newest book has been released: The Fork, the Witch, and the Worm, from Tales of Alagaësia. Eragon has departed the world of Alagaësia in order to create a new home to train the next generation of dragon riders, to construct a dragonhold and protect dragon eggs; through these three original stories, we also see more of Eragon's personal journey.

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    • Mihir Desai

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    A Professor of finance at Harvard Business School and a Professor of law at Harvard Law School, Mihir Desai joins us in the Audible Studios to talk about his new book, The Wisdom of Finance: Discovering Humanity in the World of Risk and Return. It's a book which aims to make the world of finance more accessible for outsiders and a more noble pursuit for insiders.

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    • Narrated by: Mihir Desai
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Release Date: 11-10-17
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    • Gretchen Rubin

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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss her latest book, The Four Tendencies, is New York Times best-selling author and happiness expert Gretchen Rubin. Author of international best sellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home, Gretchen Rubin has made waves with her insights into habits, happiness and human nature. With more than 600,000 people having taken her online quiz and a hugely successful podcast and blog, Gretchen delves further into personality traits with her latest title, The Four Tendencies

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    • Rolf Dobelli

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    Author and business mogul Rolf Dobelli brings Audible the release of his latest audiobook, The Art of the Good Life: Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life. Split into 52 sections with advice on how to live better, The Art of the Good Life offers guidance on how to approach the many issues we're faced with in our daily lives. We talk to Rolf about his audiobook and about what a 'good life' really looks like and ask him for some of his top tips to get there.

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    • Stephen Fry - October 2018

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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.

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    • Michael Robotham

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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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    • Roger Daltrey

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    Coming to prominence in the mid-'60s as the founder and lead singer of rock band The Who, Roger Daltrey has had an iconic career spanning more than 50 years. Famed for his stage presence and powerful voice, Roger has also carved a solo career as well as an acting one. His memoir, Roger Daltrey: Thanks a Lot Mr. Kibblewhite, was published in October 2018. Roger Daltrey talks to us about the time he was chucked out of The Who, making his own Fender guitar and discovering he had three more children after his 50th birthday.  

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    • Bob Roth

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    Bob Roth, meditation teacher and CEO of the David Lynch Foundation, joins us to discuss his latest audiobook, Strength in Stillness: The Power of Transcendental Meditation. Roth’s audiobook examines what we might do to combat the growing stress epidemic which has gripped the world and why he believes that transcendental meditation is a key tool. In this interview we discuss what transcendental meditation is, how he first came across the technique and how the view of meditation has changed over the years. 

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    • Length: 12 mins
    • Release Date: 04-04-18
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    • George Anderson

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    Well-being coach, writer and presenter George Anderson talks to us about his upcoming audiobook, Beginner’s Luck Guide for Non-runners. Imparting award-winning training advice on how to slowly build up fitness levels, stay motivated and even start to enjoy exercise, George explains the reasoning behind his running programme in this exclusive interview.  

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    • Hanif Kureishi

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    This critically acclaimed British writer of Pakistani descent is the author of some of the most recognised postcolonial literature in the world, including The Buddha of Suburbia, which won the Whitbread Award for best first novel, and to screenplay for My Beautiful Laundrette. Hanif Kureishi talks to us about his feelings on writing and teaching it, his love of long-form TV series and what it was like to start writing at a time in which art had to be shocking.

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    • Greg James & Chris Smith

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    Joining us at the Audible Studios are Greg James and Chris Smith, authors of the Kid Normal books and famous as BBC Radio 1 presenters. They have taken their collaboration on air to the world of writing and audiobook narration to bring us the joys of protagonist Murph Cooper, aka Kid Normal, and the Super Zeroes. They are now on the third installment in the series: Kid Normal and the Shadow Machine, in which Kid Normal and the Super Zeroes lead the charge as supervillain Magpie declares all-out war.   

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    • Haemin Sunim

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    The Zen Buddhist teacher and writer Haemin Sunim visits the Audible Studios to discuss The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: How to Be Calm in a Busy World. With over three million copies of his book sold worldwide and more than a million followers on social media, Haemin Sunim is one of the world's most influential Buddhist teachers. He shares his journey from South Korea to Harvard and back again in his own words and explains why life at a slower pace would be better for us all.

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    • Rachel Reeves

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    Joining us at Audible Studios is Rachel Reeves, British economist and Labor Party politician. We spoke about her new book, Women of Westminster, which details the stories of women MPs from 1919-2019. In the past century, a total of 491 women have been elected to parliament. However, it wasn’t until 2016 that the total number of women ever elected eventually surpassed the number of male MPs in a single parliament. We spoke about Rachel about interviewing Teresa May for the book and how being a woman MP has affected her career.

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    • George Monbiot

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    George Monbiot is renowned for his passionate and impactful writing on political, social and environmental issues. A fearless investigative journalist, he’s travelled the world in search of stories and has written about subjects as varied as mahogany extraction from Indian reserves in Brazil to the effect of the loneliness epidemic on the health of the British population.  

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    • Brandon Sanderson

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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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