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This I Believe

  • This I Believe II
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    • This I Believe II

    • This I Believe (Volume 2)
      Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Henry Holt and Co.

    • A collection of inspiring personal philosophies from a noteworthy group of seventy-five essayists

      • Available in:

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      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • This I Believe
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    • This I Believe

    • This I Believe (Volume 1)
      Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Henry Holt and Co.

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • A Mother's Gift
    • A Mother's Gift

    • This I Believe
      Dan Gediman, ed.; Read by various
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of personal essays with a focus on motherhood; the perfect Mother's Day gift.

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  • The 50-Percent Theory of Life
    • The 50-Percent Theory of Life

    • This I Believe
      Steve Porter; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • How Do You Believe in a Mystery?
    • How Do You Believe in a Mystery?

    • This I Believe
      Loudon Wainwright III; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • The Bright Lights of Freedom
    • The Bright Lights of Freedom

    • This I Believe
      Harold Hongju Koh; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Disrupting My Comfort Zone
    • Disrupting My Comfort Zone

    • This I Believe
      Brian Grazer; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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  • Good Can Be as Communicable as Evil
    • Good Can Be as Communicable as Evil

    • This I Believe
      Norman Corwin; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • A Journey Toward Acceptance and Love
    • A Journey Toward Acceptance and Love

    • This I Believe
      Greg Chapman; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Making of Poems
    • The Making of Poems

    • This I Believe
      Gregory Orr; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • A New Birth of Freedom
    • A New Birth of Freedom

    • This I Believe
      Maximilian Hodder; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • The Power of Love to Transform and Heal
    • The Power of Love to Transform and Heal

    • This I Believe
      Jackie Lantry; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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  • The People Have Spoken
    • The People Have Spoken

    • This I Believe
      Mark Shields; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • A Shared Moment of Trust
    • A Shared Moment of Trust

    • This I Believe
      Warren Christopher; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Talking with the Sun
    • Talking with the Sun

    • This I Believe
      Joy Harjo; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • We Are Each Other's Business
    • We Are Each Other's Business

    • This I Believe
      Eboo Patel; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • Tomorrow Will be a Better Day
    • Tomorrow Will be a Better Day

    • This I Believe
      Josh Rittenberg; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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  • The America I Believe In
    • The America I Believe In

    • This I Believe
      Colin Powell; Edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman; Read by the author
      Macmillan Audio

    • The former Secretary of State, and first generation American, on the importance of remaining an open and welcoming nation.

      This essay comes from the NPR series This I Believe, which...

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  • Testing the Limits of What I Know and Feel
    • Testing the Limits of What I Know and Feel

    • This I Believe
      John Updike; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • An Athlete of God
    • An Athlete of God

    • This I Believe
      Martha Graham; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • In Giving I Connect With Others
    • In Giving I Connect With Others

    • This I Believe
      Isabel Allende; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • How Is It Possible to Believe in God?
    • How Is It Possible to Believe in God?

    • This I Believe
      William F. Buckley, Jr.; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Benefits of Restlessness and Jagged Edges
    • The Benefits of Restlessness and Jagged Edges

    • This I Believe
      Kay Redfield Jamison; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Why I Close My Restaurant
    • Why I Close My Restaurant

    • This I Believe
      George Mardikian; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • The Artistry in Hidden Talents
    • The Artistry in Hidden Talents

    • This I Believe
      Mel Rusnov; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • Always Go to the Funeral
    • Always Go to the Funeral

    • This I Believe
      Deirdre Sullivan; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • I Agree with a Pagan
    • I Agree with a Pagan

    • This I Believe
      Arnold Toynbee; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • A Daily Walk Just to Listen
    • A Daily Walk Just to Listen

    • This I Believe
      Susan Cosio; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Connection Between Strangers
    • The Connection Between Strangers

    • This I Believe
      Miles Goodwin; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • Creative Solutions to Life's Challenges
    • Creative Solutions to Life's Challenges

    • This I Believe
      Frank X Walker; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Fellowship of the World
    • The Fellowship of the World

    • This I Believe
      Niven Busch; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • A Goal of Service to Humankind
    • A Goal of Service to Humankind

    • This I Believe
      Anthony Fauci; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The God Who Embraced Me
    • The God Who Embraced Me

    • This I Believe
      John W. Fountain; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • A Duty to Heal
    • A Duty to Heal

    • This I Believe
      Pius Kamau; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Free Minds and Hearts at Work
    • Free Minds and Hearts at Work

    • This I Believe
      Jackie Robinson; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Finding Prosperity By Feeding Monkeys
    • Finding Prosperity By Feeding Monkeys

    • This I Believe
      Harold Taw; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Goodness Doesn't Just Happen
    • Goodness Doesn't Just Happen

    • This I Believe
      Rebecca West; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • Leaving Identity Issues to Other Folks
    • Leaving Identity Issues to Other Folks

    • This I Believe
      Phyllis Allen; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Hardest Work You Will Ever Do
    • The Hardest Work You Will Ever Do

    • This I Believe
      Mary Cook; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • An Honest Doubter
    • An Honest Doubter

    • This I Believe
      Elizabeth Deutsch (Earle); read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • In Praise of the
    • In Praise of the "Wobblies"

    • This I Believe
      Ted Gup; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • A Grown-Up Barbie
    • A Grown-Up Barbie

    • This I Believe
      Jane Hamill; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Happy Talk
    • Happy Talk

    • This I Believe
      Oscar Hammerstein II; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Light of a Brighter Day
    • The Light of a Brighter Day

    • This I Believe
      Helen Keller; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Life Grows in the Soil of Time
    • Life Grows in the Soil of Time

    • This I Believe
      Thomas Mann; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Jazz is the Sound of God Laughing
    • Jazz is the Sound of God Laughing

    • This I Believe
      Colleen Shaddox; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
    • Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

    • This I Believe
      Andrew Sullivan; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Mountain Disappears
    • The Mountain Disappears

    • This I Believe
      Leonard Bernstein; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • My Father's Evening Star
    • My Father's Evening Star

    • This I Believe
      William O. Douglas; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Living Life with Grace and Elegant Treeness
    • Living Life with Grace and Elegant Treeness

    • This I Believe
      Ruth Kamps; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The People Who Love You When No One Else Will
    • The People Who Love You When No One Else Will

    • This I Believe
      Cecile Gilmer; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Power of Presence
    • The Power of Presence

    • This I Believe
      Debbie Hall; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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      • Audio Book
  • Natural Links in a Long Chain of Being
    • Natural Links in a Long Chain of Being

    • This I Believe
      Victor Hanson; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Power of Mysteries
    • The Power of Mysteries

    • This I Believe
      Alan Lightman; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

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  • Mysterious Connections that Link Us Together
    • Mysterious Connections that Link Us Together

    • This I Believe
      Azar Nafisi; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Unleashing the Power of Creativity
    • Unleashing the Power of Creativity

    • This I Believe
      Bill Gates; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • Bill Gates discusses his optimism that creativity and intelligence will make the world a better place

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  • The Rule of Law
    • The Rule of Law

    • This I Believe
      Michael Mullane; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • The Real Consequences of Justice
    • The Real Consequences of Justice

    • This I Believe
      Frederic Reamer; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • There is No Job More Important than Parenting
    • There is No Job More Important than Parenting

    • This I Believe
      Benjamin Carson; read by the author;Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Seeing in Beautiful, Precise Pictures
    • Seeing in Beautiful, Precise Pictures

    • This I Believe
      Temple Grandin; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • Science Nourishes the Mind and Soul
    • Science Nourishes the Mind and Soul

    • This I Believe
      Brian Greene; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • There is Such a Thing as Truth
    • There is Such a Thing as Truth

    • This I Believe
      Errol Morris; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • There is More to Life than Life
    • There is More to Life than Life

    • This I Believe
      Jamaica Ritcher; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • When Children Are Wanted
    • When Children Are Wanted

    • This I Believe
      Margaret Sanger; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book
  • When Ordinary People Achieve Extraordinary Things
    • When Ordinary People Achieve Extraordinary Things

    • This I Believe
      Jody Williams; read by the author; Jay Allison and Dan Gediman, eds.
      Macmillan Audio

    • An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans

      • Available in:

      • Audio Book

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<a href="http://us.macmillan.com/series/thisibelieve#media">This I Believe II Audiobook Excerpt--Robert Fulghum</a>

This I Believe II Audiobook Excerpt--Robert Fulghum

Listen to Robert Fulghum, author of the bestselling book All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten, talk about his belief in dancing in this audiobook excerpt from This I Believe II, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman. This second collection of This I Believe essays gathers seventy-five essayists—ranging from famous to previously unknown—completing the thought that begins the book's title.