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    • The Fame of C.S. Lewis

    • A Controversialist's Reception in Britain and America
    • By: Stephanie L. Derrick
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Sastre
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
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    C. S. Lewis, long renowned for his children's books as well as his Christian apologetics, has been the subject of wide interest since he first stepped-up to the BBC's microphone during the Second World War. Until now, however, the reasons why this medievalist began writing books for a popular audience, and why these books have continued to be so popular, had not been fully explored. The Fame of C. S. Lewis is the most comprehensive account of Lewis' popularity to date, drawing on a wealth of fresh material and with much to interest scholars and C. S. Lewis admirers alike.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Belichick

    • The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time
    • By: Ian O'Connor
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 21 hrs and 19 mins
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    From a New York Times best-selling author, the definitive biography of the NFL’s most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach, Bill Belichick. Veteran sports writer and award-winning author Ian O’Connor delves into the mind of the man who has earned a place among coaching legends like Lombardi, Halas, and Paul Brown, presenting sides of Belichick that have previously been unexplored. O’Connor discovers how this legendary coach shaped the people he met and worked with in ways perhaps even Belichick himself doesn’t know.  

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Who Is Michael Ovitz?

    • By: Michael Ovitz
    • Narrated by: Michael Ovitz - prologue, Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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    As the cofounder of Creative Artists Agency, Michael Ovitz earned a reputation for ruthless negotiation, brilliant strategy, and fierce loyalty to his clients. He reinvented the role of the agent and helped shape the careers of hundreds of A-list entertainers, directors, and writers. But this personal history is much more than a fascinating account of celebrity friendships and bare-knuckled deal making. It's also an underdog's story: How did a middle-class kid from Encino work his way into the William Morris mailroom and eventually become the most powerful person in Hollywood? 

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    Regular price: $31.50

    • Chris Beat Cancer

    • A Comprehensive Plan for Healing Naturally
    • By: Chris Wark
    • Narrated by: Chris Wark
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
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    Two days before Christmas and at 26 years old, Chris Wark was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. He had surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumor and a third of his colon. But after surgery, instead of the traditional chemotherapy, Wark decided to radically change his diet and lifestyle in order to promote health and healing in his body. In Chris Beat Cancer, Wark describes his healing journey, exposes the corruption and ineffectiveness of the medical and cancer industries, and shares the strategies that he and many others have used to heal cancer.

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    • This Is the Day

    • Reclaim Your Dream. Ignite Your Passion. Live Your Purpose.
    • By: Tim Tebow, A. J. Gregory
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
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    Beyond Tim Tebow's exploits as a Heisman-winning football player, he is widely known and respected for his exemplary character and personal excellence, which have made him a role model for millions. When Tim interacts with the public, he often encounters people who feel "stuck" - unable to take action on matters ranging from daily life to pursuing lifelong dreams. In response, Tim often identifies a crippling fear or lack of courage, to which he advises: "Now is the time to take some risks, to quiet the voices of defeat, to step forward and make a mark, because this is the day."

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters

    • The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee
    • By: Sam Kashner, Nancy Schoenberger
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
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    A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else - Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill - from the authors of Furious Love. Drawing on the authors’ candid interviews with Lee Radziwill, The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters explores their complicated relationship, placing them at the center of 20th-century fashion, design, and style.  This dual biography sheds light on the public and private lives of two extraordinary women who lived through immense tragedy in enormous glamour. 

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Hiking with Nietzsche

    • On Becoming Who You Are
    • By: John Kaag
    • Narrated by: Josh Bloomberg
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
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    Hiking with Nietzsche is a tale of two philosophical journeys - one made by John Kaag as an introspective young man of 19, the other 17 years later and in quite different circumstances: as a husband and father. Both journeys are made in search of the wisdom at the core of Nietzsche's philosophy, but they deliver him to radically different interpretations and, more crucially, revelations about the human condition. 

    Regular price: $24.47

    • American Like Me

    • By: America Ferrera
    • Narrated by: America Ferrera, Bambadjan Bamba, Joy Cho, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
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    America Ferrera has always felt wholly American, and yet, her identity is inextricably linked to her parents’ homeland and Honduran culture. Speaking Spanish at home, having Saturday morning salsa-dance parties in the kitchen, and eating tamales alongside apple pie at Christmas never seemed at odds with her American identity. Still, she yearned to see that identity reflected in the larger American narrative. Now, in American Like Me, America invites 31 of her friends, peers, and heroes to share their stories about life between cultures. 

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Handcrafted

    • A Woodworker's Story
    • By: Clint Harp
    • Narrated by: Clint Harp
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
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    While Clint Harp is now known as Chip and Joanna Gaines’s go-to table maker on Fixer Upper and a nationally acclaimed artisan, his life has not always been the DIY dream we see on the show. Ten years ago, he played the role of what he thought was a good husband, father, and provider, dutifully working at a sales job that came with a healthy paycheck. Yet he kept coming back to his unfilled dream of building furniture. With the support of his wife, the encouragement of a mentor, and a life full of lessons, he finally took the leap, quit his job and set out on a quest to become a carpenter.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • How to Be a Good Creature

    • A Memoir in Thirteen Animals
    • By: Sy Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Sy Montgomery
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
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    Understanding someone who belongs to another species can be transformative. No one knows this better than author, naturalist, and adventurer Sy Montgomery. To research her books, Sy has traveled the world and encountered some of the planet's rarest and most beautiful animals. From tarantulas to tigers, Sy's life continually intersects with and is informed by the creatures she meets. This restorative memoir reflects on the personalities and quirks of 13 animals - Sy's friends - and the truths revealed by their grace.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Connecting the Dots

    • By: John Chambers, Diane Brady
    • Narrated by: Allan Robertson, John Chambers - introduction
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
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    Legendary Silicon Valley visionary John Chambers, one of the world's greatest business leaders, shares the playbook and philosophy that transformed Cisco into a global tech titan and now inspires a new generation of leaders. 

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Trump on the Couch

    • Inside the Mind of the President
    • By: Justin A. Frank
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Justin A. Frank
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    Psychoanalyst Justin A. Frank takes a deep dive into the psyche of our president. Using observations gained from a close study of Trump's patterns of thought, action, and communication, Dr. Frank gives us a full portrait of the personality we saw on display during his remarkable campaign and helps us understand what has driven the decision-making during his first years in office. The result is filled with important revelations about our nation's leader and disturbing insights into his childhood, his family, his business dealings, and his unusual relationship with alternative facts.

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Poison Squad

    • By: Deborah Blum
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
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    By the end of 19th century, food manufacturers had rushed to embrace the rise of industrial chemistry and were knowingly selling harmful products. Unchecked by government regulation, basic safety, or even labelling requirements, they put profit before health. Then, In 1883, Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, a chemistry professor from Purdue University, was named chief chemist of the agriculture department, and the agency began methodically investigating food and drink fraud, even conducting shocking human tests on groups of young men who came to be known as, "The Poison Squad".

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Tuxedo Park

    • A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II
    • By: Jennet Conant
    • Narrated by: John Kroft
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
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    In the late 1930s, legendary financier, philanthropist, and society figure Alfred Lee Loomis gathered the most visionary scientific minds of the 20th century at his state-of-the-art laboratory in Tuxedo Park, New York. He established a top-secret defense laboratory at MIT and personally bankrolled pioneering research into new, high-powered radar detection systems that helped defeat the German Air Force and U-boats. With Ernest Lawrence, he pushed Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fund research in nuclear fission, which led to the development of the atomic bomb. 

    • A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II
    • By: Jennet Conant
    • Narrated by: John Kroft
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 09-25-18
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    Regular price: $20.99

    • Simple Joys

    • Discovering Wonder in the Everyday
    • By: Candace Payne
    • Narrated by: Candace Payne
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    Who hasn’t struggled with discontent, being overwhelmed, and the fight to be happy? You know that you have much to be grateful for, but sometimes, the world feels so heavy, and it’s hard to recognize the good stuff, let alone find and experience true, lasting joy. Candace Payne, better known as “Chewbacca Mom”, reached more than 200 million people when her surprise outburst of joy at the simplest pleasure of a Star Wars mask went viral. Her story of struggling with loneliness, discontent, and unhappiness came out soon after, which made the world question: What makes her different?

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Mothers, Daughters, and Body Image

    • Learning to Love Ourselves as We Are
    • By: Hillary L. McBride, Ramani Durvasula - foreword PhD
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Morgan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
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    Discover why women are so often unhappy with their appearance - and how they can learn to love themselves. When women are told that what is important about us is how we look, it becomes increasingly difficult for us to feel comfortable with our appearance and how we feel about our bodies. We are told, over and over - if we just lost weight, fit into those old jeans, or into a new smaller pair - we will be happier and feel better about ourselves.

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    • Rap Dad

    • A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation
    • By: Juan Vidal
    • Narrated by: Juan Vidal
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
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    Just as his music career was taking off, Juan Vidal received life-changing news: He’d soon be a father. Throughout his life, neglectful men were the rule - his own dad struggled with drug addiction and infidelity - a cycle that, inevitably, wrought Vidal with insecurity. At age 26, with only a bare grip on life, what lessons could he possibly offer a kid? Determined to alter the course for his child, Vidal did what he’d always done when confronted with life’s challenges. He turned to the counterculture.

    • A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation
    • By: Juan Vidal
    • Narrated by: Juan Vidal
    • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 09-25-18
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    Regular price: $17.00

    • Animal

    • The Bloody Rise and Fall of the Mob's Most Feared Assassin
    • By: Casey Sherman
    • Narrated by: Jim Goad
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
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    Joe Barboza knew that there were two requirements for getting inducted into the Mafia. You had to be Sicilian. And you had to commit a contract killing. The New Bedford-born mobster was a proud Portuguese, not Sicilian, but his dream to be part of La Cosa Nostra proved so strong that he thought he could create a loophole. Barboza’s legacy, buried for years thanks to the murders or deaths of its participants, is finally coming to light and being told in its unvarnished brutality by one of America’s most respected true crime writers. 

    • The Bloody Rise and Fall of the Mob's Most Feared Assassin
    • By: Casey Sherman
    • Narrated by: Jim Goad
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Release date: 09-25-18
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    Regular price: $19.95

    • Who Is Michael Ovitz?

    • A Memoir
    • By: Michael Ovitz
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
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    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Who Is Michael Ovitz? by Michael Ovits, read by Dennis Boutsikaris. If you're going to listen to one audiobook about Hollywood, this is the one. As co-founder of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Michael Ovitz earned a reputation for ruthless negotiation, brilliant strategy and fierce loyalty to his clients. He reinvented the role of the agent and helped shape the careers of hundreds of A-list stars and directors, including Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Sean Connery, Steven Seagal, Bill Murray, Robin Williams and David Letterman. 

    Regular price: $26.17

    • What Now, Lieutenant?

    • By: Robert O. Babcock
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
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    Every now and then a work comes along that is so simple and refreshing in its originality that it immediately captures the spirit of American fighting men throughout the ages. Such is this work by Bob Babcock. What makes this work unique is that it is based upon his wartime writing as it occurred, without the softening of time and the refining of modern memory applied to past experience. In it you will find the thinking of a young officer as he struggles to take in all that he is responsible for while experiencing everything himself for the first time.

    Regular price: $20.99

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