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Karen San Marcos, CA, United States Member Since 2008
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  • "Wild Fibers: 5 years of favorites"

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    Love it! If you are into the sheep world and want to hear all the struggles of getting beautiful yarn this is a must read. Adventure, history make this book a 5 on my list.

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    Wild Fibers: Five Years of Favorites

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    An exciting, informative, and unquestionably humorous journey through the international fiber world with Linda Cortright, editor of Wild Fibers magazine. Travel with Linda from the Himalayas to Puget Sound, experience a helicopter sheep rescue in the mountains of New Zealand, drink yak butter tea, and spend a night on the tundra, learn about the ancient sheep of St. Kilda, and visit a buffalo ranch in Texas. These stories of exotic animals and the people who care for them will go straight to your heart.

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  • "Good coverage of business and news"

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    I've been been subscribing to Audible's WSJ for over a year now, and have found this to be a great resource to maximize one's time. I found that I was often not able to get through the print edition for lack of time, but with audible's edition of WSJ, I can listen in the car or exercising. Delivery has almost always been there in the morning so good for morning commutes. Friday's edition also includes the extra weekend edition, which includes movie reviews and wine commentary, which are enjoyable features to hear.

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    The Morning Read from The Wall Street Journal, 1-Month Subscription

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    The Editors of The Wall Street Journal select the most popular columns and briefings from the Marketplace, Money & Investing, and Front Sections of the Journal. You'll hear the top stories read to you verbatim and be able to easily skip from story to story. Get the latest issue or subscribe!

    CB says: "Good coverage of business and news"

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    The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription

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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Gene says: "Amazing"
  • 4.6 (23 ratings)

    The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription

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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

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  • 4.4 (17 ratings)

    The New Yorker (May 8, 2006)

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    • By George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Not Wise" by George Packer; "Choke Artist" by Lauren Collins; "Through the Roof" by James Surowiecki; "Memento Mori" by David Sedaris; "Rummy in Love" by Bruce McCall; "Once in a Lifetime" by Jhumpa Lahiri; and "Chosing Sides" by Anthony Lane.

  • 4.3 (15 ratings)

    The New Yorker (April 3, 2006)

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    • By Steve Coll, David Owen, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Deluded" by Steve Coll; "The S.A.T.'s Watchdog" by David Owen; "Printing Money" by James Surowiecki; "My Billy" by Paul Rudnick; "Citizen Penn" by John Lahr; "On Top" by Sasha Frere-Jones: Mariah Carey's record-breaking career; and "Tobacco and Drugs" by David Denby.

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  • 4.4 (14 ratings)

    Fresh Air: On Stage and Screen

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    • By Terry Gross
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    Cage, Keitel, Coppola, and 15 other stars of the stage and screen speak candidly with Fresh Air's Terry Gross in this compilation of classic interviews. Also available: Fresh Air: Laughs, featuring Pryor, Carey, Mason, and more.

  • 4.3 (14 ratings)

    The New Yorker (Feb. 6, 2006)

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    • By John Cassidy, Lauren Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
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    "Moneyman" by John Cassidy: "Divo's Diva" by Lauren Collins; "Troublemakers" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Very Bad People" by Zev Borow; "The Red Devil" by John Cassidy; "The Deposition" by Tobias Wolff; and "The Earthquake" by Louis Menand.

  • 4.6 (13 ratings)

    The New Yorker (April 10, 2006)

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    "Alien Nation" by John Cassidy; "The Soundtrack of Your Life" by David Owen; "Nostalgia" by George Saunders; "The Understudy" by David Sedaris; "Here's Why" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Drawn to Gypsies" by John Updike; and "Splitsville, U.S.A." by Nancy Franklin.

  • 4.5 (13 ratings)

    Fareed Zakaria at the 92nd Street Y

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    The editor of Newsweek International since 2001, Fareed Zakaria oversees the magazine's eight editions in Asia, Latin America, Europe, Australia and the Middle East. His column, on subjects ranging from terrorism, national security and America's role in the world to the global economy and the rise of China and India, appears in Newsweek, Newsweek International and The Washington Post.

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  • 4.5 (11 ratings)

    The New Yorker (Jan. 23 & 30, 2006) - Part 2

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    • By Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
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    "Study Buddy" by Ben McGrath; "Mr. Berendt's Party" by Lauren Collins; "Morales's Mistake" by James Surowiecki; "The Murrow Doctrine" by Nicholas Lemann; "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Tad Friend; and "Battle Lines" by David Denby.

  • 4.3 (11 ratings)

    The New Yorker (March 6, 2006)

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    • By Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Jack Turner, and others
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    "Count 'Em" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Consulat D'Influence" by Dan Baum; "Asbestos, Inc." by James Surowiecki; "Drawing the Line" by Jeffrey Toobin; "A Memo from the Vatican" by Paul Rudnick; "A Mind in Connemara" by Fintan O'Toole; "Boom and Doom" by John Lahr; "Metal Mania" by Nancy Franklin; and "Candid Cameras" by David Denby.

  • 4.3 (11 ratings)

    The New Yorker (Nov. 7, 2005)

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    • By David Remnick, Nicholas Lemann, Ian Frazier, and others
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    "Hell Week" by David Remnick; "Telling Secrets" by Nicholas Lemann; "Pensees d'Automne" by Ian Frazier; "Firebrand" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Rail-Splitting" by Caleb Crain; "Dying For Love" by John Updike; "Reversal of Fortune" by John Lahr; "Boys in the Hood" by Nancy Franklin; "Lost Boys" by David Denby.

  • 4.3 (11 ratings)

    The New York Times Audio Digest, June 17, 2011

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New Yorker, 1-Month Subscription

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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Jessie says: "Finally!"
  • The New York Times Audio Digest, 1-Month Subscription

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

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  • The Wall Street Journal on Audible.com 1-Month Subscription

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    Here's a creative way to make the best use of your morning commute: listen to The Wall Street Journal. Each morning, you'll get the must-hear stories from the Journal's front page, as well as the most popular columns and briefings from Marketplace, Money & Investing, and more. And, every Friday, you'll get a bonus delivery: features, columns, and reviews from the Weekend Journal.

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  • The New Yorker, 12-Month Subscription

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    The New Yorker's blend of reporting, commentary, criticism, fiction, and cartoons has garnered 36 National Magazine Awards since its debut in 1925 - more than any other publication. Edited by Pulitzer Prize winner David Remnick, the magazine has had only five editors in its 80-year history. Each week, Audible and the editorial staff of The New Yorker work together to select a variety of the issue's best articles from The Talk of the Town, Fiction, The Critics, and more. Each article is read in its entirety. The New Yorker is available in audio exclusively at audible.com.

    Gene says: "Amazing"
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  • Vanity Fair: April 2014 Issue

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    • Narrated By Graydon Carter, various narrators
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    Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first choice - often the only choice - for the world's most influential and important audience. From print to social media, the big screen to the smartphone and now on audio, Vanity Fair is the arbiter of our era.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest,12-Month Subscription

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

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  • The New Yorker, January 17th 2011 (Jill Lepore, Calvin Tompkins, Amos Oz)

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    • By Jill Lepore, Calvin Tompkins, Amos Oz
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    "A Year and A Day", by Edwidge Danticat; "State of the Unions", by James Surowiecki; "The Commandments", by Jill Lepore; "Portraits of Imaginary People", by Calvin Tompkins; "The King of Norway", by Amos Oz; and "Unhappy Days", by Anthony Lane.

  • The New Yorker, April 21st 2014 (Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch)

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    • By Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch
    • Narrated By Todd Mundt
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    "Remembering in Rwanda", by Philip Gourevitch; "The Anchor", by Mattathias Schwartz; "In Deep", by Burkhard Bilger; and "Field Maneuvers", by David Denby.

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  • The New Yorker, March 31th 2014 (Ben McGrath, Malcolm Gladwell, George Packer)

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    • By Ben McGrath, Malcolm Gladwell, George Packer
    • Narrated By Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    "Putin Sets the Terms", by George Packer; "The Fourth Quarter", by Ben McGrath; "Sacred and Profane", by Malcolm Gladwell; and "Change Agents", by Emily Nussbaum.

  • The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio

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    • By Tom Drury, Ann Beattie, Alice Munro
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    The New Yorker: A Fiction Trio features short stories by three masters of the form: "Path Light" by Tom Drury: A carelessly tossed bottle nearly misses a man and his dog and begins a quest to find out who threw it; "Coping Stones" by Ann Beattie: A neighbor's secrets unsettle a small Maine town; "The View from Castle Rock" by Alice Munro: A family emigrates from Scotland to Canada in 1818 with visions of their lives in the new world.

  • The New Yorker, October 11th 2010 (Jake Halpern, Malcolm Gladwell, Alice Munro)

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    • By Jake Halpern, Malcolm Gladwell, Alice Munro
    • Narrated By Todd Mundt
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    "Behind Closed Doors", by Steve Coll; "Talent Grab", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Hissing of Summer Lawns", by Jonathan Frazen; "Pay Up", by Jake Halpern; "Sweet Charity", by Zadie Smith; and "Corrie", by Alice Munro.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, August 22, 2012

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 17, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New Yorker, April 21st 2014 (Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch)

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    • By Mattathias Schwartz, Burkhard Bilger, Philip Gourevitch
    • Narrated By Todd Mundt
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    "Remembering in Rwanda", by Philip Gourevitch; "The Anchor", by Mattathias Schwartz; "In Deep", by Burkhard Bilger; and "Field Maneuvers", by David Denby.

  • Vanity Fair: January - April 2014 Issue

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    Vanity Fair is a cultural filter, sparking the global conversation about the people and ideas that matter most. With a dedication to journalistic excellence and powerful storytelling, Vanity Fair is the first choice - often the only choice - for the world's most influential and important audience. From print to social media, the big screen to the smartphone and now on audio, Vanity Fair is the arbiter of our era.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 16, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

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  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 15, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 14, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 11, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

    Jeffrey Schnur says: "Excellent articles, but narration still needs work"
  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 10, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.

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  • The New Yorker, April 14th 2014 (Ryan Lizza, Daniel Mendelsohn, Hilton Als)

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    • By Ryan Lizza, Daniel Mendelsohn, Hilton Als
    • Narrated By Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
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    "Rough Forecasts", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Crossing Christie", by Ryan Lizza; "Deep Frieze", by Daniel Mendelsohn; "Free Man of Color", by Hilton Als; and "After Darkness", by Anthony Lane.

  • The New York Times Audio Digest, April 09, 2014

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    It's the perfect listen for your morning commute! In the time it takes you to get to work, you'll hear a digest of the day's top stories, prepared by the editorial staff of The New York Times. Each edition includes articles from the front page, as well as the paper's international, national, business, sports, and editorial sections.