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    • The New Yorker (August 29, 2005)

    • By: David Remnick, Ben McGrath, Henry Alford, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
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    "Sacred and Profane" by David Remnick; "Shakedown Street" by Ben McGrath; "Not a Word" by Henry Alford; "The Moral-Hazard Myth" by Malcolm Gladwell; "The Shroud of Marin" by Tad Friend; and "Dirty Business" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • And Then We Danced

    • By: Henry Alford
    • Narrated by: Henry Alford
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Henry Alford wrote about his experience with a Zumba class for The New York Times, little did he realize that it was the start of something much bigger. Dance would grow and take on many roles for Henry: exercise, confidence builder, an excuse to travel, a source of ongoing wonder and - when he dances with Alzheimer's patients - even a kind of community service.

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    • Live love laugh

    • By rntomd on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Would It Kill You to Stop Doing That?

    • A Modern Guide to Manners
    • By: Henry Alford
    • Narrated by: Henry Alford
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
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    "We all know bad manners when we see them," Henry Alford observes at the beginning of his new book. But what, he asks, do good manners look like in our day and age? When someone answers their cell phone in the middle of dining with you, or runs you off the sidewalk with their doublewide stroller, or you enter a postapocalyptic public restroom, the long-revered wisdom of Emily Post can seem downright prehistoric. Alford embarks on a journey to find out how things might look if people were on their best behavior a tad more often.

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    • Very Interesting Book

    • By Emma on 09-16-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Poetry of October

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: Percy Bysshe Shelley, William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 40 mins
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    October - the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar, and the land prepares to give up more it its colourful coverings. On this and other themes, our poets, including Wordsworth, Rossetti, Arnold, Bryant, and Alford, have much to say.

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    • The Poetry of August

    • A Month in Verse
    • By: William Wordsworth, Charles Swinburne, Henry Alford, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Mitchley, Ghizela Rowe
    • Length: 43 mins
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    August - the eighth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and the full palette of nature is on glorious display. Our poets, Wordsworth, Swinburne, Alford, Riley, and Hardy, describe and reveal their thoughts on the month and notable dates within it.

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    • The New Yorker (April 9, 2007)

    • By: Philip Gourevitch, James Surowiecki, Jerome Groopman, and others
    • Narrated by: William Dufris, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
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    "Hanging On" by Philip Gourevitch; "Subprime Homesick Blues" by James Surowiecki; "What's Normal?" by Jerome Groopman; "The Knowledge" by Henry Alford; "Cooked Books" by Adam Gopnik; "Blood on the Borders" by Clive James; "Dorian Purple" by Sasha Frere-Jones; "Designated Mourner" by John Lahr; and "In Disguise" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (September 24, 2007)

    • By: Steve Coll, James Surowiecki, Dana Goodyear, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
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    "General Accounting", by Steve Coll; "The Piracy Paradox", by James Surowiecki; "The Enthusiast", by Dana Goodyear; "Solar Chic", by Henry Alford; "Candid Camera", Anthony Lane; "In the Trenches", by Nancy Franklin; and "Soldiers", by David Denby.

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