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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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    • Written by: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Mihir Desai
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Release Date: 11-10-17
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    • Anita Anand

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    The Patient Assassin covers the events of the Amritsar Massacre of 1919 in which hundreds of lives were lost when the army opened fire on a crowd with no warnings. An injured survivor, Udham Singh, vowed, wiping blood-soaked earth onto his forehead, that he would kill the men responsible. The Patient Assassin follows him through Africa and the US and across Europe to end up in front of Sir Michael O'Dwyer, who had sent the men to attack.

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    • Dan Brown

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

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    • Written by: Holly Newson
    • Narrated by: Susan Calman, Katie Piper, Matt Haig,
    • 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. 

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    • Bella Bathurst

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    • Length: 13 mins
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    Award-winning author and photojournalist Bella Bathurst talks to Audible about her latest title, Sound: Stories of Hearing Lost and Found. Having lived without hearing for over 12 years, in this interview Bella talks about the changes she had to make in order to adapt to her new life, the impact it had on her work and relationships and the eventual discovery that her condition could be treated and her hearing restored. Also addressing the ways in which society can work towards making deaf people feel more included in daily life, Bella provides unique insight into the psychology behind going deaf.

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    • Esther Perel

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    • 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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    • Rolf Dobelli

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    • Length: 16 mins
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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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    • Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms

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    • Narrated by: Jeremy Heimans, Henry Timms
    • Length: 15 mins
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    Joining us in the Audible Studios to discuss their new book together, New Power: How It’s Changing the 21st Century - and Why You Need to Know, are Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms. Their new book, New Power, follows on from their seminal Harvard Business Review article on leadership in 2014 and Heimans’ TED talk on the same subject. Here, Jeremy Heimans and Henry Timms chat to us about what new power is, why it’s a force for both bad and good and how we can use it to our advantage.

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    • Stephen Fry - October 2018

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    • 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.

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    • Rory Sutherland

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    • Narrated by: Rory Sutherland
    • Length: 23 mins
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    Joining us at Audible Studios is British advertising executive Rory Sutherland, whose TED talks have been viewed nearly seven million times. He has recently released his book Alchemy: The Surprising Power of Ideas That Don't Make Sense. In many areas of our lives, reason plays an infinitesimal part. We are driven by unconscious desires. We are drawn to the beautiful, the extravagant and the absurd, such as tiny bottles of fragrance. If you want to influence people's choices, you have to bypass reason.

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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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    • Jonny Benjamin

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    Award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger Jonny Benjamin talks to us about the release of his debut audiobook, The Stranger on the Bridge. Jonny first emerged in the public eye in 2014 after launching the #FindMike campaign, and you might remember him as the real-life protagonist of It’s A Wonderful Life, saved from the grips of depression not by an angel but by a stranger on a bridge.

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    • Hannah Fry

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    • Narrated by: Hannah Fry
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Alongside her academic position at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL, where her research into the patterns of human behaviour can apply to a huge range of social problems, Fry’s expertise has also led to the development of several BBC documentaries including City in the Sky and her long-running BBC Radio 4 show, The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry. Her latest book, Hello World, was published in September 2018.

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    • Narrated by: Hannah Fry
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Release Date: 23-08-18
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    • Sheila Chandra

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    Sheila Chandra joins us in the Audible Studios to chat about her audiobooks Organizing for Creative People and Banish Clutter Forever. Conventional productivity advice found in the soft business section often does not work for creative people. Sheila set out to change this. She chats to us about how creativity and mess don't have to be synonymous, how she keeps her house super tidy, and how she made organisation her career.

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    • Jon Parkin

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    Joining us at Audible Studios is Jon Parkin, affectionately termed ‘The Beast’ by his many fans and known for indulging in full English breakfasts before training sessions. Parkin has proved his goal-scoring abilities over the years and has played for 14 different clubs in the Football League. We spoke about his memoir, Feed the Beast, his football career and plans for the future, his cheeky pranks and the personal struggles he’s faced.

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    • Tad Williams

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    International best-selling author Tad Williams talks to Audible about the newly published addition to his celebrated Osten Ard series, The Witchwood Crown. Delving into one of the most highly anticipated audiobooks of the year, Tad talks to us about his life as an author, his plans for the next few volumes of the fantasy saga and the various inspirations from which he draws when writing.

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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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    • Narrated by: Bob Roth
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Release Date: 04-04-18
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    • Ruth Ware

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    • Length: 11 mins
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    Ruth Ware visits the Audible studio to talk about her latest thriller, The Lying Game. Both Ware’s debut thriller, In a Dark, Dark Wood, and the follow-up, The Woman in Cabin 10, were Sunday Times top 10 best sellers in the UK and New York Times top 10 best sellers in the US. Here she talks about writing female friendships; her protagonist, Isa; and her fascination with boarding schools.

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    • Narrated by: Ruth Ware
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Release Date: 29-03-18
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