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  • Robicheaux

  • A Novel
  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,704
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,588
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575

During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he's investigating, one that involved the death of the man who took the life of Dave's beloved wife. As he works to clear his name and make sense of the murder, Robicheaux encounters a cast of characters and a resurgence of dark social forces that threaten to destroy all of those whom he loves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Modern Day Master Work

  • By Margaret on 01-05-18

Best combo of author narrator ever

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-27-18

Burke is the best writer in America, just like they say. Why? No cliches. Makes his own. Interviewed him once. Told him he could teach others on the bestseller list how to write. As for Patton, this is a match made in heaven. He's been nailing it for years.

  • The Universe

  • Leading Scientists Explore the Origin, Mysteries, and Future of the Cosmos
  • By: John Brockman
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson, Danny Campbell, Jo Anna Perrin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 147
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

In The Universe, today's most influential science writers explain the science behind our evolving understanding of The Universe and everything in it, including the cutting-edge research and discoveries that are shaping our knowledge. Lee Smolin reveals how math and cosmology are helping us create a theory of the whole universe. Neil Turok analyzes the fundamental laws of nature, what came before the big bang, and the possibility of a unified theory. And much more.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Equivalant to reading 25 books

  • By Gary on 10-05-14

Excellent broad view

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-15

Science and the nature of reality gets a wide examination from the point of view of physicists from competing theories. Narration is good, and ideas are bizarre, but what can be proven always guides the discussion.

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  • This Idea Must Die

  • Scientific Theories That Are Blocking Progress
  • By: John Brockman
  • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
  • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 139
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 138

Each year,John Brockman, publisher of Edge.org, challenges some of the world's greatest scientists, artists, and philosophers to answer a provocative question crucial to our time. In 2014 he asked 175 brilliant minds to ponder: What scientific idea needs to be put aside in order to make room for new ideas to advance? The answers are as surprising as they are illuminating.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • 3% Excellent

  • By Michael on 03-07-15

Comprehensive

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-28-15

This always interesting book explores the edge of many science questions, proposing that those beliefs which scientists have long held need to be reexamined because science is always about progress little by little, and only rarely by discovery. Narration is always spot on.

4 of 6 people found this review helpful