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  • Bikeman

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 8 mins)
    • By Thomas F. Flynn
    • Narrated By Jim Dale
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    Seasoned journalist Tom Flynn shares his experiences on that "forever September morning" from his perspective as a journalist and neutral observer who stands apart from the event, but also as a participant, a survivor, and now a defining chronicler of the morning that changed our nation forever: September 11, 2001.

    Mebythesea says: "Absolutely wonderful"
  • 13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Baffling Scientific Mysteries of Our Time

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Michael Brooks
    • Narrated By James Adams
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    Science starts to get interesting when things don't make sense. Science's best-kept secret is that there are experimental results and reliable data that the most brilliant scientists can neither explain nor dismiss. If history is any precedent, we should look to today's inexplicable results to forecast the future of science. Michael Brooks heads to the scientific frontier to meet 13 modern-day anomalies and discover tomorrow's breakthroughs.

    Stephen says: "10 interesting chapters-read epiloge first"
  • The End of Food

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 4 mins)
    • By Paul Roberts
    • Narrated By William Dufris
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    The best-selling author of The End of Oil turns his attention to food and finds that the system we've entrusted with meeting one of our most basic needs is dramatically failing us. With his trademark comprehensive global approach, Paul Roberts investigates the startling truth about the modern food system.

    John M says: "kinda boring"
  • The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Sarah Lyall
    • Narrated By Cassandra Campbell
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    (148)
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    (81)
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    Sarah Lyall, a reporter for the New York Times, moved to London in the mid-1990s and soon became known for her amusing and incisive dispatches on her adopted country. As she came to terms with its eccentric inhabitants, she found that she had a ringside seat at a singular transitional era in British life.

    A User says: "An American in the U.K."
  • Candide and Zadig

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 7 mins)
    • By Voltaire
    • Narrated By Neville Jason
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    (81)
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    (60)
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    Voltaire's razor-sharp satire on philosophical optimism, Candide, is coupled here with another of the author's most celebrated works, Zadig. Both challenge the moral and philosophical orthodoxies of the day with humor and sly wit, while parodying the clich├ęd formulas of so many contemporary novels.

    Erez says: "Highly recommended"
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