Inspired by Oscar Wilde's classic story of hedonism and corruption, The Confessions of Dorian Gray imagines a world where Dorian Gray was real, and his friendship with Oscar Wilde once spawned the notorious novel. Starring Alexander Vlahos as Dorian Gray, this fourth series of supernatural horror stories comprises eight original half-hour episodes.
Best-selling writer Orson Scott Card founded the online magazine Intergalactic Medicine Show in 2006. It has been a big success, drawing submissions from well-known science fiction and fantasy writers, as well as fostering some amazing new talents. This collection contains some of the best of those stories.
"Varied collection, but overall enjoyable"
When CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton's friend and mentor turns up dead, he's put on a collision course with a killer who has a penchant for intricate knife-work and Native American mysticism, a sadist who is killing ex-CIA agents. The victims are hard-nosed field men whose only link to one another seems to be a global surveillance operation called Echelon. The murders appear to be acts of retribution. But for what?
"Excellent spy tale"
In Vienna for a top-secret meeting with ex-Mossad agent Issadore Galan, Micah Dalton senses that something is very wrong on the streets of the Ring District. Dalton's aggressive response to enemy surveillance makes him the target of a complex plot with the potential to shatter America's strategic alliances with the rest of the civilized world.
"Stone delivers another excellent adventure "
The golden age of live television comes to vivid life with the memorable and entertaining tale of Jonny Dirby, who unintentionally captivates the imagination of America with his creation of the hit show Justice Girl. This fun, engrossing work of historical fiction transports listeners back to a time when television shows were chaotic tightrope acts balancing the agendas of actors, studio executives, advertisers, and politicians - and all of it broadcast live to 50 million viewers without the security of a safety net.
Winter in Venice and a killing frost has cut deep into CIA cleaner Micah Dalton's heart as he heads out into the night to erase the last members of the Serbian gang who shot his lover, a hand-to-hand vendetta Dalton does not intend to survive. And he might not have, if a mysterious jade box containing a stainless steel glasscutter had not arrived at his villa. The glasscutter has powerful meaning for only a select few people high up inside the American intelligence establishment.
CIA cleaner Micah Dalton returns for another go-round of the international espionage, government cover-ups, and high-intensity pursuit that have cemented this series in the best of spy fiction.
"Almost as good"
Clamcake Summer is the story of one man's attempt to eat every clamcake in Rhode Island in one summer (or die frying). It is a funny, informative and voracious story of marathon eating and the seashore foods we crave, and of the joys and traditions of summer in New England. This is the first audiobook entirely dedicated to the clamcake. A blend of memoir and history, Clamcake Summer is perfect for listening to on the beach for anyone who grew up eating these delectable fritters, or for those who dream of ordering their first dozen at a take out window.
Four future Navy officers, two women and two men, fall under the spell of charismatic leader James Drayton at Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. They form a secret society called the Great Lovers, named after a poem by Rupert Brooke. When Drayton dies in a suspicious explosion on an aircraft carrier, the Great Lovers become the chief suspects. The surviving members of the secret society must defend their friend and their own freedom in a court-martial for mutiny. Trial of Honor is a fast-paced naval thriller about honor, both personal and national.
At the 2016 New Yorker Festival, a panel of experts from across the political spectrum discusses the hypothetical first term of President Trump...
"Keep Out" by George Packer; "It Should Happen to You" by Ben McGrath: Fame, the YouTube way; "Tabloid Days" by Robert Stone; "The Photograph" by Roddy Doyle; "Lost Generation" by Tad Friend; and "Small Worlds" by David Denby.