Jonathan Cowley

Jonathan Cowley is a British actor living in Los Angeles. He received AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narration of The Science of Evil by Simon Baron-Cohen, and for his narration of The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart. He has narrated many audiobooks and can also be heard on both sides of the Atlantic narrating film trailers and documentaries.

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Author: Hilary Spurling | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: November 06, 2018
The author of the award-winning, two-volume Matisse. A Life, now gives us the long-awaited, definitive biography of literary master Anthony Powell--the critic, editor, and novelist known as "the English Proust"-- that, at the same time, takes us deep into twentieth-century London literary life.
$27.50
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Author: William Atkins | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: July 24, 2018
In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in eight deserts on five continents that evokes the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places.

One-third of the earth's surface is classified as desert.
$22.50
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Author: Paul Kennedy | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: April 24, 2018
The widely acclaimed bestseller that boldly and lucidly puts our economic and political dilemmas into the perspective of world history.

In this wide-ranging and carefully argued survey, Paul Kennedy considers the subject of national and international power.
$32.50
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Author: Finbarr Livesey | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: September 19, 2017
This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments throughout the world, to show that our shared narrative of the global economy is deeply flawed. If left unexamined, they will lead corporations and countries astray, with dire consequences for us all.
$17.50
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Author: James D. Watson, Andrew Berry and Kevin Davies | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: August 22, 2017
The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade.

James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies to what the future may hold.
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Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Selected as one of the Best Books of 2016 by Bill Gates

All too frequently, leadership is reduced to a simple dichotomy. the strong versus the weak. Yet, there are myriad ways to exercise effective political leadership-as well as different ways to fail.
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Author: Daniel Kahneman and Paul Dolan | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: August 28, 2014
This is not just another happiness book. In Happiness by Design, happiness and behavior expert Paul Dolan combines the latest insights from economics and psychology to illustrate that in order to be happy we must behave happy Our happiness is experiences of both pleasure and purpose over time and it depends on what we actually pay attention to.
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Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes.

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Author: Stephen Emmott | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: September 10, 2013
A VINTAGE ORIGINAL

Just over two hundred years ago, there were one billion humans on Earth.

There are now over seven billion of us.

And, sometime this century, the world population will reach at least ten billion.

Deforestation.
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Author: Adrian Raine | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: April 30, 2013
With a 4-page full-color insert, and black-and-white illustrations throughout

Why do some innocent kids grow up to become cold-blooded serial killers. Is bad biology partly to blame. For more than three decades Adrian Raine has been researching the biological roots of violence and establishing neurocriminology, a new field that applies neuroscience techniques to investigate the causes and cures of crime.
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Author: China Miéville | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 15, 2012
On board the moletrain Medes, Sham Yes ap Soorap watches in awe as he witnesses his first moldywarpe hunt. the giant mole bursting from the earth, the harpoonists targeting their prey, the battle resulting in one’s death and the other’s glory.
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Author: Sam Leith | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: February 07, 2012
“A tremendous novel—droll, savvy, original. An invigorating blast of fiction.”
—William Boyd
, Author of Any Human Heart and Restless.”
              
A hurricane sweeps off the Gulf of Mexico and, in the back country of Alabama, assembles a passenger jet out of old bean cans and junkyard waste.
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