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    • Nick Drake's Pink Moon (33 1/3 Series)

    • By: Amanda Petrusich
    • Narrated by: Ben Remeaka
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Did it take probably suicide to make Nick Drake compelling to a mass market? Are Drake's songs ultimately peripheral to his mythology? Did Island fumble the marketing of his first three records so completely that Drake never got a fair shot at the marketplace? "I think the failure of his music to be successful in his lifetime was Nick's tragedy and the source of his unhappiness," Joe Boyd tells me, when asked about the irony of Drake's considerable posthumous success.

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    • Best bio of Volkswagen out there!

    • By Old Man Eating a Twix on 04-24-12

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The New Yorker, March 13th 2017 (Adam Davidson, Ariel Levy, Amanda Petrusich)

    • By: Adam Davidson, Ariel Levy, Amanda Petrusich
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
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    In this issue: "A State Away" by Jelani Cobb; "Donald Trump's Worst Deal" by Adam Davidson; "Secret Selves" by Ariel Levy; "All In" by Amanda Petrusich; "Animal Kingdoms" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, June 25th 2018 (Vinson Cunningham, Amanda Petrusich, Ed Caesar)

    • By: Vinson Cunningham, Amanda Petrusich, Ed Caesar
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    "Going Rogue" by George Packer: In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out; "Figure of Speech" by Vinson Cunningham: How Stephen A. Smith shapes the discourse of the sports world; "Prince's Lonely Palace" by Amanda Petrusich: What you see at Paisley Park; "Scandal" by Ed Caesar: A top P.R. firm engaged in dirty spin in South Africa—and destroyed itself in the process.

    Regular price: $5.95