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LuckiZero

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  • A Higher Loyalty

  • Truth, Lies, and Leadership
  • Autor: James Comey
  • Sprecher: James Comey
  • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 4 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Sprecher
    5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Geschichte
    5 out of 5 stars 153

In his audiobook, A Higher Loyalty, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like and how it drives sound decisions. His journey provides an unprecedented entry into the corridors of powe, and a remarkable lesson in what makes an effective leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An important book

  • Von LuckiZero Am hilfreichsten 10.05.2018

An important book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 10.05.2018

No matter on what side of the political spectrum you are, this is an important book of this era. However, its main message will be just as true and meaningful in 50 years as it is now.

In a time when hearing the name Trump leads inevitably to a feeling akin to boredom - because it's going to be the same thing over and over again - this book does deal with Trump, but Trump isn't the subject.

The subject is "ethical leadership". And James Comey believably tells his life's story and how the aspiration of becoming an ethical leader influenced his career.

When, in the second half of the book, Comy's career inevitably runs head on into the candidate, president elect and later president Donald Trump, his life's story and his commitment to ethical leadership serves as an impressive contrast to Donald Trump's leadership style and character.

The positive tone and outlook, with which he concludes the book, leaves the reader worried but hopeful.

2 von 2 Hörern fanden diese Rezension hilfreich

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Autor: George Orwell
  • Sprecher: Andrew Wincott
  • Spieldauer: 12 Std. und 19 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232
  • Sprecher
    4.5 out of 5 stars 219
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 220

Big Brother is watching you.... 1984 is the year in which it happens. The world is divided into three superstates. In Oceania, the Party’s power is absolute. Every action, word, gesture and thought is monitored under the watchful eye of Big Brother and the Thought Police. In the Ministry of Truth, the Party’s department for propaganda, Winston Smith’s job is to edit the past. Over time, the impulse to escape the machine and live independently takes hold of him and he embarks on a secret and forbidden love affair.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Timeless

  • Von LuckiZero Am hilfreichsten 01.08.2017

Timeless

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 01.08.2017

After having read 1984 in school many years ago, re-reading/listening it many years later gave me an entirely new feeling of understanding. I'm not sure if it's my age, my grown intellect or the changes in society that is providing me with this new perspective. All I can say is that I am convinced that this book should be required literature for simply everybody. Orwell truly understood how to write about an imagined future without relying too much on science fiction. Instead, he simply focused on the fragility of the human mind and showed the danger off overestimating one's mental strength in a system that doesn't only know about this weakness but build a society on it.

3 von 3 Hörern fanden diese Rezension hilfreich

  • 11-22-63

  • A Novel
  • Autor: Stephen King
  • Sprecher: Craig Wasson
  • Spieldauer: 30 Std. und 40 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202
  • Sprecher
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

On November 22, 1963, three shots rang out in Dallas, President Kennedy died, and the world changed. What if you could change it back? In this brilliantly conceived tour de force, Stephen King - who has absorbed the social, political, and popular culture of his generation more imaginatively and thoroughly than any other writer - takes listeners on an incredible journey into the past and the possibility of altering it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enchanting

  • Von bookworm Am hilfreichsten 06.05.2012

Overall great experience

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 21.07.2017

i am normally not a huge fan of time travel novels, since they are often overly complex or too obscure and unrealistic. In 11-22-63, Stephen King, however, manages to handle the topic very delicately and with his special kind of whit. I highly recommend this audio book.

  • The Drunkard's Walk

  • How Randomness Rules Our Lives
  • Autor: Leonard Mlodinow
  • Sprecher: Sean Pratt
  • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 19 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Sprecher
    5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11

In this irreverent and illuminating audiobook, acclaimed writer and scientist Leonard Mlodinow shows us how randomness, chance, and probability reveal a tremendous amount about our daily lives, and how we misunderstand the significance of everything from a casual conversation to a major financial setback. As a result, successes and failures in life are often attributed to clear and obvious causes, when in actuality they are more profoundly influenced by chance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mind opening

  • Von LuckiZero Am hilfreichsten 28.12.2016

Mind opening

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5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 28.12.2016

This book aims to open the reader's or listener's mind to the randomness that surrounds us in everything we do and how the human brain can interpret randomness horribly wrong.
The author succeeds greatly in this endeavor and the narrator underlines the experience with a flawless performance.
I fully recommend this book to absolutely anybody.