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    • My Brother Is a Superhero

    • By: David Solomons
    • Narrated by: Joe Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Luke is a comic-mad 11-year-old who shares a tree house with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe. Luke is massively annoyed about this, but when Zack is kidnapped by his archnemesis, Luke and his friends have only five days to find him and save the world.... Hilariously narrated by Joe Thomas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cute story!

    • By Shana on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $10.65

    • My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord

    • By: David Solomons
    • Narrated by: Joe Thomas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Zack and Lara have superpowers. Luke has new school shoes and a burning sense of resentment. He KNOWS that aliens disguised as gym teachers are about to attack Earth, but will anyone listen? No. So one dodgy pact with a self-styled supervillain later, and Luke is ready to save the world. He just needs to find his trainers. My Gym Teacher Is an Alien Overlord is the action-packed sequel to the best-selling My Brother Is a Superhero.

    Regular price: $10.65

    • Ghosts

    • By: Brooke Gladstone, Bob Garfield, Rick Perlstein, and others
    • Length: 50 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This election season, the media frequently looked to history in an attempt to explain the rise of Donald Trump. We consider how historical parallels...

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    • Classical Religions and Myths of the Mediterranean Basin

    • By: Dr. Jon David Solomon
    • Narrated by: Ben Kingsley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
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    The early myths of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Asia Minor, Canaan, Greece, and Rome have greatly and continuously influenced all of Western culture and civilization. Myths rely on imagination and intuition; they express fervently held convictions about the ultimate nature of things, exploring the mysteries of life and death, passion and suffering. Today, theological interest is resurging in goddess worship, and other early nature-based religions are receiving a renewed attention.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Mein Bruder ist ein Superheld

    • By: David Solomons
    • Narrated by: Martin Baltscheit
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Abridged
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    Luke ist elf und comicversessen. Zusammen mit seinem zwei Jahre älteren Bruder Zack verbringt er viel Zeit in ihrem Baumhaus. Lukes einziger Fehler ist es, an diesem einen Tag zur falschen Zeit pinkeln zu gehen. Während er auf der Toilette sitzt, kommen Aliens mit ihrem Raumschiff und geben Zack, der nie in seinem Leben ein Comicheft gelesen hat, Superkräfte. Der Auftrag: Die Welt retten. Ausgerechnet Zack! Egal, ihnen bleiben nur fünf Tage. "Ich hätte genauso gut ein Superheld werden können. Wenn ich nicht so dringend hätte pinkeln müssen."

    Regular price: $10.19

    • The New Yorker, March 17th 2014 (Andrew Solomon, Tad Friend, David Remnick)

    • By: Andrew Solomon, Tad Friend, David Remnick
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Highlights
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    "Putin’s Pique", by David Remnick; "The Reckoning", by Andrew Solomon; "Heavy Weather", by Tad Friend; "New SAT Practice Questions", by Cora Frazier; and "Double Trouble", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95