In the beginning, great power is only great potential... Renowned for both martial and arcane skills, the mighty warcasters of the Iron Kingdoms possess the unique gift of bonding with and commanding mighty warjacks on the field of battle. Yet despite their inborn abilities, these powerful soldier-sorcerers began as novices, forced to harness their talents in rigorously structured military training programs or through the brutal crucible of battle.
"One bad narrator, the rest was great"
This first audio edition of Poetry in Person: 25 Years of Conversation with America’s Poets (Knopf, 2010), invites listeners into an intimate classroom with eight acclaimed poets. Full of compelling, in-depth conversation about manuscripts and drafts by the poets themselves, plus readings of the finished poems, these historic recordings offer one of the most detailed portraits ever produced of how poems are actually made.
Radio Spirits is very pleased to present radio's greatest crime fighter, The Shadow, in this new collection of 18 digitally restored and remastered episodes selected from the classic series. Featuring Orson Welles, William Johnstone and Bret Morrison each in the title role, this set also includes the first release of two newly discovered and previously lost episodes starring Orson Welles as Lamont Cranston and The Shadow - "The Old People" and "The Vocie of the Trumpet".
The individuals in this book all share a common bond - they were awakened. They awoke to a world that was unfamiliar to them and one that was often terrifying and bizarre. Suddenly, those trusted men and women in power became manipulators and power hungry dictators and not the democratic leaders we are led to believe. A unique collection of evidence and theory is set out in this film to reveal a new world order.
"it's a movie soundtrack"
Thieves of Baghdad immerses the listener into the rich culture, the colorful characters, the double-dealing, and the derring-do, to sort out once and for all what actually happened during the chaos of the Baghdad invasion, exactly how the thefts took place, and how the most notable objects were retrieved. We hear Bogdanos and his team going on raids and negotiating recoveries, blowing open safes, and mingling in the marketplaces, often encountering an assortment of rogues and villains.
"Started well, went no where"
This is a diverting delight, a window on romance in literature. There are high lovers and low lovers, tragic lovers, comic lovers, and lovers who shouldn’t be doing what they are doing at all and certainly not then and there. There is even Fanny Hill trying not to discover what physical love is about when set upon by an old roué who has paid for the privilege. Though of special interest for lovers and their special lover’s day of St. Valentine, it is an amusing and sometimes surprising collection.
Mark Lockheed ist Archäologe - eigentlich ein spannender Job, doch er arbeitet für die Regierung, und es ist einfach nicht so wie im Film. Er verbringt seine Tage anonym in einem Meer von Anzugträgern. Doch all das soll sich ändern...eine lebenslange Obsession und eine Reihe exzentrischer Milliardäre werfen ihn in ein Abenteuer rund um den Globus, das ihn der Liebe seines Lebens näher bringt und das Angesicht der Welt für immer verändern könnte.
On Wednesday, after responding to an emergency call, officers with the New York Police Department’s Harbor Unit found the body of Abdus-Salaam, the first black woman to serve on New York state’s highest court, in the Hudson River in Harlem with no apparent signs of trauma and no indications of foul play. The police are treating her death as a suicide, although an investigation is continuing.
"Police Believe New York Judge Found in Hudson River Committed Suicide" is from the April 13, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Alan Feuer, Matthew Haag and William K. Rashbaum and narrated by Kristi Burns.
Ten days into his tenure as U.S. attorney in Manhattan, Preet Bharara saw his political and prosecutorial worlds collide.
"Attacker in Nice Conspired for Months" is from the July 21, 2016 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by William Horobin And Matthew Dalton and narrated by Alexander Quincy.