What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a memoir by Haruki Murakami in which he writes about his interest and participation in long-distance running. The book is translated by Philip Gabriel. Murakami started running in the early 1980s and since then has competed in over twenty marathons and an ultramarathon. Audioook available on Storytel, Audible and other places.
The sensational true story of murder, madness, glamour, and greed that shook the Gucci dynasty, now fully updated with a new afterword. The book is soon to be a major motion picture from director Ridley Scott, starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver. Available on Storytel, Audible, and other places.
A book perfect for listening through as an audibook. A fascinating story about the one and only Hunter Harrison and how he during half a century changed the American railroad industry.
The inside story of the first four historic flights that launched SpaceX – and Elon Musk – from a shaky startup into the world’s leading edge rocket company. Drawing on access and exclusive interviews with dozens of former and current employees – engineers, designers, mechanics and executives, including Elon Musk – Eric Berger tells the story of this foundational generation that transformed SpaceX into the world’s leading space company. Available on Audible.
“My Life and Work” is the autobiography of Henry Ford. Written in conjunction with Samuel Crowther, “My Life and Work” chronicles the rise and success of one of the greatest American entrepreneurs and businessmen. Henry Ford and the Ford Motor Company will forever be identified with early 20th century American industrialism. Available on Audible.
The extraordinary inside story of how Instagram became the world’s most successful app. In just 10 years, Instagram has gone from being a simple photo app to a $100-billion company. The journey has involved ground-breaking innovations, a billion-dollar takeover and clashes between some of the biggest names in tech. But it’s a story that has never been told – until now.
The audibook is available on Audible, among other places.
An audiobook about the life of Aristotle Onassis. From his beginnings as a young man born in Smyrna, Turkey, to becoming a larger-than-life shipping magnate and one of the world’s richest men.
The audiobook can be found at Audible or Storytel.
House of Versace shows how Gianni Versace, with his flamboyant sister Donatella at his side, combined his virtuosic talent and extraordinary ambition to almost single-handedly create the celebrity culture we take for granted today. Gianni Versace was at the height of his creative powers when he was murdered in Miami Beach. The Audiobook can be found on Audible.
A highly interesting book by Yuval Noah Harari about the history of humakind – from evolution of archaic human species in the Stone Age up until this day. This book is great for reading but works as well as an audiobook.
An autobiography of the Scottish-American industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and became one of the richest Americans in history. His net worth, in today’s dollars, is estimated to have been $300-$370bn during the top of his career.