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    • Naked City

    • By: Ellen Datlow (editor), Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, and others
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, Nicola Barber, Richard Topol
    • Length: 16 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 352
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      4 out of 5 stars 307
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 310

    In this thrilling collection of original stories, some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I was looking for

    • By Hallie on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $31.18

    • The New Yorker, May 25th, 2009 (Jeffrey Toobin, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Hodgman)

    • By: Jeffrey Toobin, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Hodgman
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "In Search of Success", by Steve Coll; "No More Mister Nice Guy", by Jeffrey Toobin; "The Sixth Extinction?", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Book Club", by Ann Hodgman; and "Unholy Alliances", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The Weaver's Daughter

    • By: Elizabeth Jeffrey
    • Narrated by: Patience Tomlinson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Determined to escape her father’s plans for her future, Anna flees Holland and elopes with her sweetheart, Jan, to England. They go to Colchester, the hub of the thriving cloth industry. But settling in is not as easy as the young lovers had imagined. On the advice of a local church minister, Jan takes up poorly paid work as a dyer and Anna is offered work in the minister’s home, keeping house and looking after his pregnant wife.

    Regular price: $15.34

    • The New Yorker (November 12, 2007)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Malcolm Gladwell, Elizabeth Kolbert, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    There are five articles in this issue: "Going After Hillary", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Dangerous Minds", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Unconventional Crude", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Unforgiven", by Jeffrey Toobin; and "Hunting Grounds", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Rookhurst Hall

    • By: Elizabeth Jeffrey
    • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    The discovery of two old photographs, one of a large house, the other of three girls in Edwardian dress, puzzles 20-year-old Lucy Armitage and starts her off on a quest with antique dealer Ben Manton. Although she is sure it can have nothing to do with her, one of the girls in the photograph looks uncannily like Lucy herself. Together they visit Rookhurst Hall, which Ben has recognised as the house in the picture, but what they find only deepens the mystery.

    Regular price: $27.68

    • Mollie on the Shore

    • By: Elizabeth Jeffrey
    • Narrated by: Hilary Neville
    • Length: 11 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    After the death of her mother, Mollie Barnes was lucky to be taken in by her Aunt Rose and Uncle Sam. Over the years, Mollie learns to live with her Aunt's resentment, but after an angry outburst from Rose, she inadvertently discovers the shocking truth about her parentage. Every day, Mollie has been working by the shore under the shadow of the big house, but now she knows that the master of the house, James Grainger, is her real father.

    Regular price: $25.45

    • The Thirteenth Child

    • By: Elizabeth Jeffrey
    • Narrated by: Patricia Gallimore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Jemima, the unexpected and unwanted thirteenth child, is brought up in poverty by a drunken slattern of a mother, whilst her twin Sophie is taken to live nearby by a kind aunt. Jemima knows that spoilt Sophie doesn't like her, because Jemima is the clever one. She loves school and wants to become a teacher. Jemima pursues her dream to begin her training. Then Sophie comes to seek Jemima's help. Jemima faces a difficult dilemma. Must she now sacrifice everything for the sake of her twin?

    Regular price: $19.96

    • Travellers' Inn

    • By: Elizabeth Jeffrey
    • Narrated by: Penelope Freeman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Bethany and her mother are left destitute following the scandalous death of her father. They prevail upon their only living relative, Great Aunt Sarah, who runs an inn that has seen better days. Beth persuades Sarah to build up the business, and trade at the inn increases. Their future looks secure. However, trouble lies ahead, in the form of Zachary Brown, an itinerant labourer who takes a shine to Beth, but is not all he seems.

    Regular price: $25.44

    • We, Robots

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated by: Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 22

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Good

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 12-21-13

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The New Yorker (Sept. 19, 2005)

    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert, Jane Mayer, Jon Lee Anderson, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Storm Warnings" by Elizabeth Kolbert; "High Stakes" by Jane Mayer; "Leaving Desire" by Jon Lee Anderson; "Rites" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Cowboy" by Thomas McGuane; "Come Rain or Come Shine" by John Lahr; "Unhappy Families" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, March 22, 2010 (Jeffrey Toobin, Elizabeth Kolbert, John McPhee)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Jeffrey Toobin, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard
    • Length: 2 hrs and 8 mins
    • Highlights
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    "Some Nukes" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Cruise Control" by Ben McGrath; "After Stevens" by Jeffrey Toobin; "Everybody Have Fun" by Elizabeth Kolbert: "Pioneer" by John McPhee; "Don't Ask Me" by Paul Rudnick; "The Long War" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (August 6, 2007)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Jeffrey Toobin, Bruce Wagner, and others
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    "Votescam", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "An Unsolved Killing", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Best Seats", by Bruce Wagner; "Stung", by Elizabeth Kolbert; "Tower of Babble", by Paul Goldberger; "War Wounds", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95