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    • Stranger in a Strange Land

    • Searching for Gershom Scholem and Jerusalem
    • By: George Prochnik
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 16 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Taking his lead from his subject, Gershom Scholem - the 20th-century thinker who cracked open Jewish theology and history with a radical reading of Kabbalah - Prochnik combines biography and memoir to counter our contemporary political crisis with an original and urgent reimagining of the future of Israel.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • In Pursuit of Silence

    • Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise
    • By: George Prochnik
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Between iPods, music-blasting restaurants, earsplitting sports stadiums, and endless air and road traffic, the place for quiet in our lives grows smaller by the day. In Pursuit of Silence gives contextto our increasingly desperatesense that noise pollution is, in a very real way, an environmental catastrophe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An important subject and a well intentioned work.

    • By michaeldayreads on 10-20-12

    Regular price: $33.05