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    • The American Journey of Barack Obama

    • By: Edward M. Kennedy (foreword), Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Allen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    For decades Americans have turned to LIFE magazine to see, understand, and remember the most important events and people of our time. The magazine now focuses its lens on Barack Obama. This book includes a Foreword by the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and original essays by some of our finest writers, including Gay Talese, Charles Johnson, Melissa Fay Greene, Andrei Codrescu, Fay Weldon, Richard Norton Smith, Bob Greene, and several others.

    Regular price: $19.38

    • Wakefield

    • By: Andrei Codrescu
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    When the Devil comes to take him, Wakefield, a motivational speaker and architecture buff, isn't ready. He plies the Dark One with scotch and strikes a bargain: He, Wakefield, will take a year to search for an alternative life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Spagetti Dr. Faustus

    • By David Elliott on 03-24-05

    Regular price: $23.95

    • Plato Sucks

    • A Collection of Essays
    • By: Andrei Codrescu
    • Narrated by: Andrei Codrescu
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    "Plato sucks because the ideal world pales in comparison with the mysterious complexity of the real one." So writes Andrei Codrescu in this kaleidoscope of riffs and rants about the passions and nightmares of a poet at millennium's end. What does the collapse of communism and rise of nationalism in Eastern Europe look like from the perspective of this reporter who experienced it firsthand? How does a ceramicist and child of photographers view the origin myths of pottery and photography?

    Regular price: $8.95