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  • Feeding the Dragon

  • By: Sharon Washington
  • Narrated by: Sharon Washington
  • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,530
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,053
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,025

Sharon Washington’s autobiographical one-woman play, Feeding the Dragon, delighted audiences off-Broadway and is now available exclusively on Audible. The one-act play invites listeners into Sharon’s unorthodox childhood, growing up in an apartment on the top floor of the St. Agnes Branch of the New York Public Library, where her father served as the building’s custodian. A love of literature and boundless imagination helped the playwright as a young woman persevere over dragons of all forms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story!

  • By Imara Walker on 09-07-18

Too loud and annoying for me.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-18

This book did not interest me after all the shouting in my ears during the first fifteen minutes. I am burying this book like the dogs milkbone in the library.

  • The Pope of Physics

  • Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age
  • By: Gino Segre, Bettina Hoerlin
  • Narrated by: Tim Campbell
  • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 173
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175

Enrico Fermi is unquestionably among the greats of the world's physicists, the most famous Italian scientist since Galileo. Called "the Pope" by his peers, he was regarded as infallible in his instincts and research. His discoveries changed our world; they led to weapons of mass destruction and conversely to life-saving medical interventions. This unassuming man struggled with issues relevant today, such as the threat of nuclear annihilation and the relationship of science to politics.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, but...

  • By Rubio on 02-28-17

Too much useless detail, not enough physics

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-13-18

For me, this book had too much detail about trivial stuffer fluff and not enough detail about physics. I think the authors were too closely associated with Fermi, and especially his spouse, Laura.