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    • The Chalk Artist

    • A Novel
    • By: Allegra Goodman
    • Narrated by: Orlagh Cassidy
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Collin James is young, creative, and unhappy. A college dropout, he waits tables and spends his free time beautifying the streets of Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his medium of choice: chalk. Collin's art captivates passersby with its vibrant colors and intricate lines - until the moment he wipes it all away. Nothing in Collin's life is meant to last. Then he meets Nina....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great novel from a really fine writer

    • By Ken L. on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $33.60

    • The Cookbook Collector

    • A Novel
    • By: Allegra Goodman
    • Narrated by: Ariadne Meyers
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Emily and Jessamine Bach are opposites in every way: 28-year-old Emily is the CEO of Veritech; 23-year-old Jess is an environmental activist and graduate student in philosophy. Emily is making a fortune in Silicon Valley, Jess works in an antiquarian bookstore. The Cookbook Collector is a novel about getting and spending, and about the substitutions we make when we can’t find what we’re looking for. But above all, it is about holding on to what is real in a virtual world: love that stays.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An engaging read

    • By Freida on 08-19-10

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Intuition

    • By: Allegra Goodman
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Sandy Glass, a charismatic publicity-seeking oncologist, and Marion Mendelssohn, a pure, exacting scientist, are codirectors of a lab at the Philpott Institute dedicated to cancer research and desperately in need of a grant. Both mentors and supervisors of their young postdoctoral proteges, Glass and Mendelssohn demand dedication and obedience in a competitive environment where funding is scarce and results elusive.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Baby on 10-11-06

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Intuition

    • By: Allegra Goodman
    • Narrated by: Jenna Stern
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Sandy Glass, a charismatic publicity-seeking oncologist, and Marion Mendelssohn, a pure, exacting scientist, are codirectors of a lab at the Philpott Institute dedicated to cancer research and desperately in need of a grant. Both mentors and supervisors of their young postdoctoral proteges, Glass and Mendelssohn demand dedication and obedience in a competitive environment where funding is scarce and results elusive.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • not recommended

    • By Norman on 10-05-06

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The New Yorker, May 3rd, 2010 (Jill Lepore, Allegra Goodman, John Lahr)

    • By: Jill Lepore, Allegra Goodman, John Lahr
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Scandals", by John Cassidy; "Déjà Vu", by James Surowiecki; "Visiting Dignitary", by Ben McGrath; "Tea and Sympathy", by Jill Lepore; "La Vita Nuova", by Allegra Goodman; "Master of Revels", by John Lahr; and "Caged Heat", by Hilton Als.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (July 11 & 18, 2005) - Part 2

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Nick Paumgarten, Kevin Conley, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    "Team For Sale" by Hendrik Hertzberg, "Whatever" by Nick Paumgarten, "The Players" by Kevin Conley, "Long-Distance Client" by Allegra Goodman, and "The Candy Man" by Margaret Talbot.

    Regular price: $5.95