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    • The Good Book

    • By: Andrew Blauner
    • Narrated by: Tom Zingarelli
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Good Book collects new pieces by writers from many different faiths and ethnicities, including literary fiction writers (Colm Tóibín, Edwidge Danticat, Tobias Wolff, and Rick Moody); best-selling nonfiction writers (A. J. Jacobs, Ian Frazier, Adam Gopnik, and Thomas Lynch); notable figures in the media (Charles McGrath, Cokie Roberts, and Steven V. Roberts); and social activists (Al Sharpton and Kerry Kennedy).

    Regular price: $27.99

    • In Their Lives

    • Great Writers on Great Beatles Songs
    • By: Andrew Blauner, Paul McCartney
    • Narrated by: Tandy Cronyn, Richard Poe, John Keating, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    For fans of Tune In, an anthology of essays from 30 luminaries about their favorite Beatles songs. Blauner anthologizes essays from 30 authors, actors, and musicians reflecting on their favorite Beatles songs, creating a monument to the enduring impact of the most popular band of all time. The diversity of favorite tracks and the variety of reasons contributors love them speak to the range of the Beatles' song catalog and the power their music still has more than 50 years after they arrived in the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Think personal essays, w Fab Four as the thread

    • By McCoffee on 09-27-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Brothers: 26 Stories of Love and Rivalry

    • By: Andrew Blauner (editor), Tobias Wolff, David Kaczynski, and others
    • Narrated by: Dave Courvoisier
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Here is a tapestry of stories about the complex and unique relationship that exists between brothers. In this book, some of our finest authors take an unvarnished look at how brothers admire and admonish, revere and revile, connect and compete, love and war with each other. With hearts and minds wide open, and in some cases, with laugh-out-loud humor, the writers tackle a topic that is as old as the Bible and yet has been, heretofore, overlooked. Contributors range in age from 24 to 84, and their stories from comic to tragic.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Central Park

    • An Anthology
    • By: Andrew Blauner (editor)
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck, L. J. Ganser, Edoardo Ballerini, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Central Park is perhaps the most well-trod and familiar green space in the country. It is both a refuge from the city and Manhattan's very heart; a respite from the urban grind and a hive of activity all its own. Eight hundred forty-three carefully planned acres allow some 37 million visitors each year to come and get lost in a sense of nature. Unsurprisingly, the park also inspires a wealth of great writing, and here Andrew Blauner collects some of the finest fiction and nonfiction - 20 pieces in all.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Great Baseball Stories

    • Ruminations and Nostalgic Reminiscences on Our National Pastime
    • By: Lee Gutkind (editor), Andrew Blauner (editor), Yogi Berra (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Keythe Farley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    Here is a wonderful collection of 20 revealing essays on the national pastime. Featuring contributions from Roger Angell, John Thorn, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, Stefan Fatsis, and others (plus a foreword by the legendary Yogi Berra), the stories are united by the authors’ fervent love of the game.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I'd rather read the book

    • By tjcrewsbooks on 06-15-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Our Boston

    • Writers Celebrate the City They Love
    • By: Andrew Blauner (editor)
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot, Johnny Heller, Malcolm Hillgartner, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    What defines Boston? Its history? Its landmarks? Its sports teams and shrines? Perhaps the question should be, who defines Boston? From Henry David Thoreau to Dennis Lehane, Boston has been beloved by many of America's greatest writers, and there is no better group of men and women to capture the heart and soul of the Hub. In Our Boston, editor Andrew Blauner has collected both original and reprinted essays from Boston-area writers past and present, all celebrating the city they love.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Coach

    • 25 Writers Reflect on People Who Made a Difference
    • By: Andrew Blauner, Bill Bradley
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth, Brian Troxell, Marianne Fraulo, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Twenty-five celebrated writers share the inspiring words and timeless wisdom of the athletic coaches who changed and influenced their lives and pass on the sage advice they received.

    Regular price: $11.39