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    • Go Wild

    • Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization
    • By: John J. Ratey, Richard Manning, David Perlmutter (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The scientific evidence behind why maintaining a lifestyle more like that of our ancestors will restore our health and well-being. In Go Wild, Harvard Medical School Professor John Ratey, MD, and journalist Richard Manning reveal that although civilization has rapidly evolved, our bodies have not kept pace.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ties it all together

    • By Neal on 05-17-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Matchmakers

    • The New Economics of Multisided Platforms
    • By: Richard Schmalensee, David Richard S. Evans
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 259
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    Many of the most dynamic public companies, from Alibaba to Facebook to Visa, and the most valuable start-ups, such as Airbnb and Uber, are matchmakers that connect one group of customers with another group of customers. Economists call matchmakers multisided platforms because they provide physical or virtual platforms for multiple groups to get together. Dating sites connect people with potential matches, for example, and ride-sharing apps do the same for drivers and riders.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Compelling version of the platform revolution

    • By Dean Matthews on 09-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Jäger, Hirten, Kritiker

    • Eine Utopie für die digitale Gesellschaft
    • By: Richard David Precht
    • Narrated by: Bodo Primus
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dass unsere Welt sich gegenwärtig rasant verändert, weiß inzwischen jeder. Doch wie reagieren wir darauf? Die einen feiern die digitale Zukunft mit erschreckender Naivität und erwarten die Veränderungen wie das Wetter. Die Politik scheint den großen Umbruch nicht ernst zu nehmen. Andere warnen vor der Diktatur der Digitalkonzerne aus dem Silicon Valley. Und wieder andere möchten am liebsten die Decke über den Kopf ziehen und zurück in die Vergangenheit. Richard David Precht skizziert dagegen das Bild einer wünschenswerten Zukunft im digitalen Zeitalter.

    Regular price: $18.71

    • Operation Medusa

    • By: Major General David Fraser, Brian Hanington, Gen. Lord David Richards
    • Narrated by: Paul Gross
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2006, David Fraser was the Canadian general in charge of the joint military command in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. Like the troops under his command, he was in no way ready for what happened on Friday, September 1 of that year. He had been woken the night before by his intelligence officers, who informed him that the Taliban were amassing on all fronts for an all-out battle. The NATO Alliance was about to engage the enemy in the greatest and bloodiest battle of their 70-year history. And they were grossly outnumbered.  

    Regular price: $33.60

    • Skulls and Keys

    • The Hidden History of Yale's Secret Societies
    • By: David Alan Richards
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 25 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dave Richards, an alum of Yale, sheds some light on the lesser known stories of Yale's secret societies. He takes us through the history from Phi Beta Kappa in the American Revolution (originally a social and drinking society) through Skull and Bones and its rivals in the 19th and 20th centuries. While there have been articles and books on some of those societies, there has never been a scholarly history of the system as a whole.

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Hit List

    • An In-Depth Investigation into the Mysterious Deaths of Witnesses to the JFK Assassination
    • By: David Wayne, Richard Belzer
    • Narrated by: Tom Stechschulte
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 242
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      4 out of 5 stars 220
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      4 out of 5 stars 221

    For decades, government pundits have dismissed these "coincidental" deaths, even regarding them as "myths" as "urban legends." Like most people, Richard and David were initially unsure about what to make of these 'coincidences'. After all, events don't "consult the odds" prior to happening; they simply happen. Then someone comes along later and figures out what the odds of it happening were. Some of the deaths seemed purely coincidental; heart attacks, hunting accidents.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book. Filled with interesting knowledge

    • By Candace on 01-09-14

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Explore/Create

    • My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark
    • By: Richard Garriott, David Fisher
    • Narrated by: Christopher Grove
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    An inventor, adventurer, entrepreneur, collector, and entertainer, and son of legendary scientist-astronaut Owen Garriott, Richard Garriott de Cayeux has been behind some of the most exciting undertakings of our time. A legendary pioneer of the online gaming industry - and a member of every gaming Hall of Fame - Garriott invented the multi-player online game, and coined the term "Avatar" to describe an individual's online character. In this fascinating memoir, Garriott invites listeners on the great adventure that is his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterpiece of Inspiration

    • By Dmitriy Starson on 01-18-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Spitfire Pilot

    • By: Flight-Lieutentant David M. Crook DFC, Richard Overy
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the outbreak of the Second World War D. M. Crook, of No. 609 Squadron AAF, was at Yeadon, still undergoing his training; by the winter of 1939-40, he had his wings. Successfully applying to return to his Squadron, then on defense duties in northern England, Crook began to familiarize himself with their new fighter: the Spitfire. Soon they were posted to RAF Northolt, and it was at this time that Crook, much to his chagrin, was left grounded, undergoing knee surgery as they flew over Dunkirk.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Why Winner-Takes-All Thinking Doesn't Apply to the Platform Economy

    • By: Richard Schmalensee, David S. Evans
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Economists developed the theory of network effects in the 1970s and burnished it in the 1990s, and business gurus, entrepreneurs, and the tech media enshrined it as one of the guiding lights of the new economy. It works like this: a company quickly enters a new market and attracts customers, and those customers attract more customers, and so on.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Moving Forward on Iran

    • By: Aaron David Miller, Richard Sokolsky
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The latest idea de jour on how the next US administration should deal with Iran, trumpeted especially by the Hillary Clinton camp, is the need to be tougher and more aggressive in confronting Tehran. Only a stiff spine in standing up to the mullahcracy, as the argument goes, will block its expansionist desires and prevent a rising Iran from dominating the region.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dead Wrong

    • Straight Facts on the Country's Most Controversial Cover-Ups
    • By: Richard Belzer, David Wayne
    • Narrated by: Judy Collins, Danny Pino, Andre Braugher, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 141
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 125

    Dead Wrong is a study of the scientific and forensic facts of four assassinations of the 1960s (President John F. Kennedy, Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black Panther leader Fred Hampton), as well as an examination of new and incriminating evidence indicative of murder, not suicide, in the deaths of Marilyn Monroe, White House Counsel Vincent Foster, U.N. Weapons Inspector Dr. David C. Kelly and bioweapons expert Frank Olson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This Book is "DEAD ON"

    • By Thomas on 05-20-14

    Regular price: $21.95

    • Wer bin ich - und wenn ja, wie viele?

    • By: Richard David Precht
    • Narrated by: Bodo Primus
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Philosophie zum Gernhören: "Wer bin ich - und wenn ja, wie viele? Nachdenken, nach dem "Warum?" fragen, innere geistige Freiheit finden, das "richtige Leben" begreifen wollen: Wenn Sie wie Richard David Precht Antworten auf die großen Fragen des Lebens suchen, machen Sie sich mit ihm auf seine philosophische Reise! Hören Sie seine Ausführungen zu Themen, die bestimmt auch Sie beschäftigen: Was ist Wahrheit? Wie funktioniert unser Gehirn? Was sind Gefühle? Richard David Precht macht in der Hörbuch-Ausgabe von "Wer bin ich - und wenn ja, wie viele?" komplexe philosophische Themen für jedermann verständlich.

    Regular price: $23.07

    • 9/11: Ten Years of Deception

    • By: David Ray Griffin, Richard Gage, David Chandler, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Over a decade has passed since the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001, and yet there are still many unanswered questions surrounding that fateful day, which changed a nation forever. Conspiracy theories attribute the planning and execution of the attacks to two parties other than Al-Qaeda and claim there was advance knowledge of the attacks amongst high-level government and military officials.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Do not get this book if you can't handle the truth!

    • By Rone Diggy on 09-22-16

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Erkenne dich selbst (Eine Geschichte der Philosophie 2)

    • By: Richard David Precht
    • Narrated by: Bodo Primus
    • Length: 21 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Teil 2 der Philosophiegeschichte. Im zweiten Teil seiner auf drei Bände angelegten Geschichte der Philosophie beschreibt Richard David Precht die Entwicklung des abendländischen Denkens von der Renaissance bis ans Ende der Aufklärung. Kenntnisreich und detailliert verknüpft er die Linien der großen Menschheitsfragen und verfolgt die Entfaltung der wichtigsten Ideen - von den aufblühenden Kaufmannsstädten Italiens bis zur Entstehung der bürgerlichen Gesellschaften in England, Frankreich und Deutschland.

    Regular price: $16.60

    • Someone Is Hiding Something

    • What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?
    • By: Richard Belzer, George Noory, David Wayne
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 55
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    A year after the disappearance and commencement of the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, no sign of the plane has been found - no debris, no bodies, no sign of the much-talked-about black box. Richard Belzer, George Noory, and David Wayne want to know why.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A lot of information packed in one book.

    • By Lewis on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Erkenne die Welt: Antike und Mittelalter (Eine Geschichte der Philosophie 1)

    • By: Richard David Precht
    • Narrated by: Christian Baumann, Richard David Precht
    • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Im ersten Teil seiner auf drei Bände angelegten Geschichte der Philosophie beschreibt Richard David Precht die Entwicklung des abendländischen Denkens von der Antike bis zum Mittelalter. Kenntnisreich und detailliert verknüpft er die Linien der großen Menschheitsfragen und verfolgt die Entfaltung der wichtigsten Ideen - von den Ursprungsgefilden der abendländischen Philosophie an der schönen Küste Kleinasiens bis in die Klöster und Studierstuben, die Kirchen und Machtzentren des Spätmittelalters.

    Regular price: $14.28

    • Repacking Your Bags

    • Lighten Your Load for the Good Life, Third Edition, Updated and Expanded
    • By: David A. Shapiro, Richard J. Leider
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    The first and second editions of Repacking Your Bags helped people develop their own unique visions of the good life and take practical steps at home and at work to make sense of their lives and live in an authentically meaningful way. Written as a travel guide it helped people to put together a "trip checklist" that provided the elements of the good life: work, love, place, and purpose.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good but skipping around

    • By Karma on 05-26-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mercy Among the Children

    • A Novel
    • By: David Adams Richards
    • Narrated by: Bernard Clark
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      3 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Sydney Henderson is a truly great man. As a young man, Sydney, believing he has accidentally killed a friend, makes a pact with God, promising never to harm another if the boy's life is spared. In the years that follow, the almost pathologically gentle Sydney holds true to his promise - at terrible cost to himself and his family. Stunningly beautiful and haunting, scenes from this magisterial novel will remain etched in the mind forever.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent read!

    • By Mary on 06-03-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Work Reimagined

    • Uncover Your Calling
    • By: Richard J. Leider, David Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hoyt
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    It's the end of work as we know it. Career paths look nothing like they did in the days before phones got smart. We work more hours at more jobs for more years than ever. So it's vital that we know how to find work that allows us to remain true to our deepest sense of who we are and that connects us to something larger than ourselves - in short, our "calling". We all have one, and best-selling authors Richard Leider and David Shapiro can help you uncover it.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Repacking Your Bags

    • Lighten Your Load for the Good Life
    • By: Richard J. Leider, David A. Shapiro
    • Narrated by: Michael Toms
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Abridged
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    Feeling weighed down by all your responsibilities and the constant pressures of your personal and professional life? Well, there's no time like the present to lighten your load. Let Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro show you how to let go of excess baggage and create your own vision of happiness and success. You'll learn how to balance work, love, and purpose by "unpacking" your physical, emotional, and intellectual luggage and "repacking" it to make the most of your life's journey.

    Regular price: $12.57

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