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    • The Horse, the Wheel, and Language

    • How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World
    • By: David W. Anthony
    • Narrated by: Tom Perkins
    • Length: 18 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? The Horse, the Wheel, and Language solves a puzzle that has vexed scholars for two centuries and recovers a magnificent and influential civilization from the past. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intro to the topic

    • By William on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Mark of Calth

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 25
    • By: Guy Haley, Graham McNeill, Anthony Reynolds, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Jonathan Keeble, David Timson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    The Heresy came to Calth without warning. In just a few hours of betrayal and bloodshed, the proud warriors of the XIIIth Legion - Guilliman's own Ultramarines - were laid low by the treachery of their erstwhile brothers of the XVIIth. Now, as the planet is scoured by solar flares from the wounded Veridian star, the survivors must take the fight to the remaining Word Bearers and their foul allies, or face damnation in the gloomy arcology shelters beneath the planet's surface.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Stories

    • By Ian Orovich on 10-01-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Runaway Species

    • How Human Creativity Remakes the World
    • By: David Eagleman, Anthony Brandt
    • Narrated by: Mauro Hantman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Our ability to remake our world is unique among all living things. But where does our creativity come from, how does it work, and how can we harness it to improve our lives, schools, businesses, and institutions? The Runaway Species is a deep-dive into the creative mind, a celebration of the human spirit, and a vision of how we can improve our future by understanding and embracing our ability to innovate. Composer Anthony Brandt and neurologist David Eagleman seek to discover what lies at the heart of humanity's ability - and drive - to create.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great discovery, this app!

    • By marianna bolog on 02-10-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Sacred Band

    • Book Three of the Acacia Trilogy
    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 28 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 375
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
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      4 out of 5 stars 324

    As The Sacred Band begins, one of them, Queen Corinn, bestrides the world as a result of her mastery of spells found in the ancient Book of Elenet. Her younger brother, Dariel, has been sent on a perilous mission to the Other Lands, while her sister, Mena, travels to the far north to confront an invasion of the feared race of the Auldek. Their separate trajectories will converge in a series of world-shaping, earth-shattering battles, all rendered with vividly imagined detail and in heroic scale.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Series

    • By Keith on 01-10-12

    Regular price: $39.95

    • An Improbable Friendship

    • The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission
    • By: Anthony David
    • Narrated by: Denise Chamberlain
    • Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now 98, who was Moshe Dayan's wife for 37 years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat's mother-in-law, now 74. It reveals for the first time the two women's surprising and secret 40-year friendship and delivers the story of their extraordinary and turbulent lives growing up in a war-torn country.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • UNACCEPTABLE NARRATION

    • By L M de Icaza on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The War with the Mein

    • Book One of the Acacia Trilogy
    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 29 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,042
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      4 out of 5 stars 574
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 579

    A deadly assassin sent from a race called the Mein, exiled long ago to an ice-locked stronghold in the frozen north, strikes at Leodan Akaran, ruler of the Known World, while the Mein also unleash surprise attacks across the empire. On his deathbed, Leodan puts into play a plan to allow his children to escape, each to his separate destiny. And so his children begin a quest to avenge their father's death and restore the Acacian empire, this time on the basis of universal freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thumbs up!

    • By Glen on 07-28-07

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Episode 69: Bun Cha With Obama, and Trump’s New World Disorder

    • By: David Remnick, Anthony Bourdain, Chris Eigeman, and others
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Anthony Bourdain tells David Remnick about the adventurous life he has led since his essay in The New Yorker launched him as a new kind of hard-boiled celebrity chef. The reporter Robin Wright talks to two veteran officials of intelligence and diplomacy about where Donald Trump’s foreign policy by tweet may lead us. And the fiction writer Yiyun Li takes in the view at Oakland’s premier cemetery.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Echoes of Ruin

    • The Horus Heresy
    • By: David Annandale, John French, Guy Haley, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Martyn Ellis, Chris Fairbank, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    As war continues to ravage the galaxy, the new Age of Darkness sees whole systems simply lost and countless battles forgotten. Surely there can be no hope for peace, forgiveness or respite in such times, and all that will be left are the dying warp-echoes of supreme galactic ruin....

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Risen

    • A Novel of Spartacus
    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 22 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 25

    In this thrilling and panoramic historical novel, we see one of the most storied uprisings of classical times from multiple points of view: Spartacus, the visionary captive and gladiator whose toughness and charisma turn a prison break into a multicultural revolt that threatens an empire; his consort, the oracular Astera, whose connection to the spirit world and its omens guides the uprising's progress; Nonus, a Roman soldier working both sides of the conflict in a half-adroit, half-desperate attempt to save his life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unexpected but good.

    • By Anonymous User on 11-29-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • The Other Lands

    • Book Two of the Acacia Trilogy
    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 23 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 434
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      4 out of 5 stars 311
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      4 out of 5 stars 310

    A few years have passed since the conquering of the Mein, and Queen Corinn is firmly in control of the Known World---perhaps too firmly. With plans to expand her empire, she sends her brother, Daniel, on an exploratory mission to the Other Lands. There Daniel discovers a lush, exotic mainland ruled by an alliance of tribes that poses a grave danger to the stability of the Known World. Is Queen Corinn strong enough to face this new challenge?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Origins

    • By George on 11-21-09

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Fibromyalgia

    • The Complete Guide to Fibromyalgia, Understanding Fibromyalgia, and Reducing Pain and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia with Simple Treatment Methods!
    • By: David Anthony
    • Narrated by: Giles O'Neill
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Fibromyalgia is a difficult condition that negatively affects the lives of many, with no known or definitive cause. This book will explain to you exactly what fibromyalgia is, the signs and symptoms, and the treatment methods available. You'll learn how to differentiate fibromyalgia from chronic fatigue syndrome and be able to properly tell if you are indeed suffering from fibromyalgia.

    • The Complete Guide to Fibromyalgia, Understanding Fibromyalgia, and Reducing Pain and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia with Simple Treatment Methods!
    • By: David Anthony
    • Narrated by: Giles O'Neill
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Release date: 11-17-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 11 ratings

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Pride of Carthage

    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 27 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
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      4 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 55

    This epic retelling of the legendary Carthaginian military leader's assault on the Roman empire begins in Ancient Spain, where Hannibal Barca sets out with tens of thousands of soldiers and 30 elephants. After conquering the Roman city of Saguntum, Hannibal wages his campaign through the outposts of the empire, shrewdly befriending peoples disillusioned by Rome and, with dazzling tactics, outwitting the opponents who believe the land route he has chosen is impossible.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good but not great

    • By Stephen on 01-09-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Runaway Species

    • How Human Creativity Remakes the World
    • By: David Eagleman, Dr Anthony Brandt
    • Narrated by: Mauro Hantman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Our relentless drive to create makes us unique among living creatures. What is special about the human brain that enables us to innovate? Why don't cows choreograph dances? Why don't squirrels build elevators to their treetops? Why don't alligators invent speedboats? Weaving together the arts and sciences, neuroscientist David Eagleman and composer Anthony Brandt explore the need for novelty, the simulation of possible futures, and the social components that drive the inventiveness of our species.

    Regular price: $18.65

    • Gabriel's Story

    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Thomas Penny
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In his acclaimed debut novel, Durham adds a new dimension to the frontier narrative. Gabriel, the teenaged son of an emancipated slave, travels west with his mother, who is lured by the promise of unclaimed land. Despising life as a farmer, Gabriel runs away with a dangerous band of cowboys. But hindered by youth and inexperience, he must escape the racism and brutality that surround him.

    Regular price: $29.37

    • Mystery Underground #3: California Creatures

    • A Collection of Scary Short Stories
    • By: David Anthony, Charles David Clasman
    • Narrated by: Neil Holmes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle-grade listeners, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of The Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to listen to in the dark, around the campfire, or under the covers at night with a flashlight. This audiobook contains 13 scary short stories set around the state of California. Listeners will encounter werewolves, sharks, saber-toothed cats, and other mysterious creatures of legend.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Didn’t listen long. Seemed childish.

    • By Kris Maples on 11-14-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • WordTheatre: Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award, Volume 1

    • By: David Vann, Gerard Woodward, Tom Lee, and others
    • Narrated by: Rhashan Stone, Juliet Stevenson, Julian Sands, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    WordTheatre, the short story experts, casts the perfect actors to bring great contemporary writing to life. The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award is the richest prize for a story under 6,000 words. In the lead up to the announcement of each year's winner, the six shortlisted stories are presented to the public with many of the writers present. Recorded live in London and Oxford, England, these nine shortlisted stories inhabit distinct worlds where cultures and personalities collide.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Mystery Underground: Frightening Florida

    • By: Charles David Clasman, David Anthony
    • Narrated by: Neil Holmes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle grade listeners, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of The Twilight Zone. This audiobook contains 13 scary short stories set throughout the state of Florida. Listeners will encounter skunk apes, gator-men, vampires, and other mysterious creatures of legend.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Michigan Monsters

    • Mystery Underground, Book 1
    • By: David Anthony, Charles David Clasman
    • Narrated by: Neil Holmes
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle grade listeners, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of The Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to listen to in the dark, around a campfire, or under the covers at night with a flashlight.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Walk Through Darkness

    • By: David Anthony Durham
    • Narrated by: Kevin Free
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    David Anthony Durham has won the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Fiction Award and a Hurston/Wright Foundation Legacy Award. Walk Through Darkness is the story of a fugitive slave in search of his pregnant wife, and the lethal hunter who is tracking him. As these two quests intertwine, they form a fascinating mosaic of the Civil War era.

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Mystery Underground: Undead Uprising

    • By: David Anthony, Charles David Clasman
    • Narrated by: Neil Holmes
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle schoolers, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of The Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to listen to on Halloween, in the dark, around the campfire, or under the covers at night with a flashlight. This book contains 13 scary short stories. Listeners will encounter vampires, zombies, mummies, ghosts, and other creatures of the living undead. Listen to a scare... if you dare!

    Regular price: $14.95

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