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    • A Moonless, Starless Sky

    • Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    • By: Alexis Okeowo
    • Narrated by: Kamali Minter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In A Moonless, Starless Sky Okeowo weaves together four narratives that form a powerful tapestry of modern Africa: a young couple, kidnap victims of Joseph Kony's LRA; a Mauritanian waging a lonely campaign against modern-day slavery; a women's basketball team flourishing amid war-torn Somalia; and a vigilante who takes up arms against the extremist group Boko Haram.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing and Inspirational Stories<br />

    • By F L. on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The New Yorker, September 8th 2014 (Ian Frazier, Alexis Okeowo, John McPhee)

    • By: Ian Frazier, Alexis Okeowo, John McPhee
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    "In Search of a Strategy", by Steve Coll; "S'long Jeet", by Roger Angell; "Phi Beta Football", by John McPhee; "The Antidote", by Ian Frazier; "Freedom Fighter", by Alexis Okeowo; and "Young Love", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, April 9th 2018 (Jelani Cobb, Alexis Okeowo, Peter Schjedahl)

    • By: Jelani Cobb, Alexis Okeowo, Peter Schjedahl
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
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    In this issue: "Death of a King" by Jelani Cobb: This anniversary of his assassination falls amid the largest anti-gun-violence mobilization that we have seen since he departed; "Daughter of Pakistan" by Alexis Okeowo: Do Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentaries shame her country or reform it; "Six Skittles" by John Seabrook: The danger of black ice; "Taking the Wheel" by Sheelah Kolhatkar: Can Uber’s new leader turn the scandal-plagued company around?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is a good episode

    • By Anonymous User on 05-10-18

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, September 25th 2017 (David Remnick, Rebecca Mead, Alexis Okeowo)

    • By: David Remnick, Rebecca Mead, Alexis Okeowo
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    In this issue: "In the Dark" by Amy Davidson Sorkin; "Still Here" by David Remnick; "Transformer" by Rebecca Mead; and "Armor and Lingerie" by Alexis Okeowo.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, September 11th 2017 (Alexis Okeowo, Rachel Aviv, Vinson Cunningham)

    • By: Alexis Okeowo, Rachel Aviv, Vinson Cunningham
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    In this issue: "Coming Storms" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Out of Bounds" by Alexis Okeowo; "A Muslim Cop's Trial" by Rachel Aviv; "After the Flood" by Vinson Cunningham; and "Inquiring Minds" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, December 12th 2016 (Larissa MacFarquhar, Alexis Okeowo, Jeffrey Toobin)

    • By: Larissa MacFarquhar, Alexis Okeowo, Jeffrey Toobin
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    In this issue: "The Fight to Vote" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Out and Up" by Larissa MacFarquhar; "The Away Team" by Alexis Okeowo; and "Dancing with the Stars" by Anthony Lane.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • They Leave Out Many of the Best Articles, Boo!

    • By David on 12-21-16

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, November 9th 2015 (Nick Paumgarten, Alexis Okeowo, Alexandra Schwartz)

    • By: Nick Paumgarten, Alexis Okeowo, Alexandra Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
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    In this issue: "Powerful Gestures", by George Packer; "Life Is Rescues", by Nick Paumgarten; "Handel in Kinshasa", by Alexis Okeowo; "Uneasy Rider", by Alexandra Schwartz; "Big Ideas", by Peter Schjeldahl; and "Doing the Right Thing", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, May 26th 2014 (Nadya Labi, David Owen, Alexis Okeowo)

    • By: Nadya Labi, David Owen, Alexis Okeowo
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
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    "Missing", by Alexis Okeowo; "Rogue Element", by Nadya Labi; "The Yips", by David Owen; "No Time", by Elizabeth Kolbert; and "Big Guy", by Anthony Lane.

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