Simon Critchley first encountered David Bowie in the early '70s, when the singer appeared on Britain's most-watched music show, Top of the Pops. His performance of "Starman" mesmerized Critchley: it was "so sexual, so knowing, so strange". Two days later Critchley's mum bought a copy of the single; she liked both the song and the performer's bright orange hair (she had previously been a hairdresser). The seed of a lifelong love affair was thus planted in the mind of her son, aged 12.
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Biology can be a challenging subject for non-science students, but now--with MP3 Tutor Sessions narrated by co-author Eric Simon--students get the help they need for making sense of it all! MP3 Tutor Sessions carefully walk students through the most difficult biological concepts like mitosis and meiosis, cellular respiration, and photosynthesis. Downloadable, portable MP3 Tutor Sessions: great for today's active students, a must for non-native speakers and for students with auditory learning styles.
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For "Darwin Year," a fresh-eyed and enchanting journey through South America in his footsteps. One snowy day in Ushuaia, Argentina, the self-proclaimed "southernmost city in the world," writer Eric Simons picked up a copy of Charles Darwin's The Voyage of the Beagle. Simons had just hiked the mountains overlooking Beagle Channel, and he found himself engrossed in Darwin's account.
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"Potential Conflicts Around the Globe for Trump, the Businessman-President" is from the November 26, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard C. Paddock, Eric Lipton, Ellen Barry, Rod Nordland, Danny Hakim and Simon Romero and narrated by Paul Ryden.