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    • Bit by Bit

    • How Video Games Transformed Our World
    • By: Andrew Ervin
    • Narrated by: Andrew Ervin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Video games have seemingly taken over our lives. Whereas gamers once constituted a small and largely male subculture, today 67 percent of American households play video games. The average gamer is now 34 years old and spends eight hours each week playing - and there is a 40 percent chance this person is a woman. In Bit by Bit, Andrew Ervin sets out to understand the explosive popularity of video games.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not bad at all

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-18-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Burning Down George Orwell's House

    • By: Andrew Ervin
    • Narrated by: Donald Corren
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Ray Welter, who was until recently a high-flying advertising executive in Chicago, has left the world of newspeak behind. He decamps to the isolated Scottish Isle of Jura in order to spend a few months in the cottage where George Orwell wrote most of his seminal novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. Ray is miserable and quite prepared to make his troubles go away with the help of copious quantities of excellent scotch.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyed, beginning to end

    • By Christopher on 06-10-15

    Regular price: $20.99