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    • Note to Self

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Aimee Castle
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anna Krestler is adrift. The Internet has draped itself, kudzu-like, over her brain, which makes it even more difficult to confront the question of what to do when she is dismissed from her job as a cubicle serf at a midtown law firm. Despite the exhortations of Leslie, her friend and volunteer life coach, Anna seeks refuge in the back alleys of Craigslist, where she connects with Taj, an adherent of a nebulous movement known as Nowism that occupies the most self-absorbed fringes of the art world.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Vapid, but the actress who read it was great

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-10-13

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    • You Must Go and Win: Essays

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Alina Simone
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 94

    In the wickedly bittersweet and hilarious You Must Go and Win, the Ukrainian-born musician Alina Simone traces her bizarre journey through the indie rock world, from disastrous Craigslist auditions with sketchy producers to catching fleas in a Williamsburg sublet. But Simone offers more than down-and-out tales of her time as a struggling musician: she has a rapier wit, slashing and burning her way through the absurdities of life, while offering surprising and poignant insights.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful life journey

    • By Kristiina Friman on 11-08-11

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    • Victims of Online Romance Scams, There's a Place You Can Go for Help

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    Victims of online romance scams suffer some of the highest financial losses of any internet-based crimes, the FBI says.

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    • Siberia's Coffee King Is Setting up Shop Back Home in California

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The first time Chris Tara-Browne ordered a cappuccino in Siberia, it tasted terrible. So he started a nationwide chain of American-style cafes.

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    • A 1915 Novel Is Now the Blueprint for a Real-Life Feminist Utopia

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Original Recording
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      3 out of 5 stars 1

    "A 1915 Novel Is Now the Blueprint for a Real-Life Feminist Utopia" is from the April 14, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Japan's 'Evaporated People' Have Become an Obsession for This French Couple

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 4 mins
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    In Japan, it's thought that thousands of people disappear themselves, driven underground by the stigma of debt, job loss, even failing an exam.

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    • Dreaming of a DIY Mission to Mars

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    NASA and high-tech billionaires aren't the only ones who want to get to the red planet.

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    • Diamond Labs Say Theirs Are Forever Too - Even If They Were Made Yesterday

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Diamond Labs Say Theirs Are Forever Too - Even If They Were Made Yesterday" is from the August 9, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • Is the Pressure to Set New Records Turning Polar Adventure into a Lying Game?

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Marco Werman
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Is the Pressure to Set New Records Turning Polar Adventure into a Lying Game?" is from the March 28, 2016 edition of PRI's The World.

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    • ‘I Wish I Had a Pair of Scissors, So I Could Cut Out Your Tongue’

    • By: Alina Simone
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "‘I Wish I Had a Pair of Scissors, So I Could Cut Out Your Tongue’" is from the December 16, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Alina Simone and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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