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    • DisneyWar

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 25 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    DisneyWar is an enthralling tale of one of America's most powerful media and entertainment companies, the people who control it, and those trying to overthrow them. It tells a story that - in its sudden twists, vivid, larger-than-life characters, and thrilling climax - might itself have been the subject of a Disney classic - except that it's all true.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One of My Favorites

    • By Casey on 02-14-18

    Regular price: $37.79

    • Den of Thieves

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Johnny Heller
    • Length: 19 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart shows for the first time how four of the biggest names on Wall Street - Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky, Martin Siegel, and Dennis Levine - created the greatest insider-trading ring in financial history and almost walked away with billions - until a team of downtrodden detectives triumphed over some of America's most expensive lawyers to bring this powerful quartet to justice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book

    • By Lars Tackmann on 10-23-17

    Regular price: $28.30

    • In the Chamber of Secrets: J.K. Rowling’s Net Worth

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "In the Chamber of Secrets: J.K. Rowling’s Net Worth" is from the November 24, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Tax Loophole for the Rich That Just Won’t Die

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    After the billionaire investor Warren Buffett exposed the unfairness of a federal tax code that assessed his secretary at a higher rate than him, it was hard to imagine a tax reform plan that would be even less fair. House Republicans have come up with one.

    "A Tax Loophole for the Rich That Just Won’t Die" is from the November 10, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Blind Eye

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 56
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    No one could believe the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired - in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota - Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician. Then his patients began dying under suspicious circumstances.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Abridgement

    • By E O on 03-10-10

    Regular price: $21.27

    • A Wall St. Veteran's Gilded Road to Ruin

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Wall St. Veteran's Gilded Road to Ruin" is from the June 9, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Blood Sport

    • The President and His Adversaries
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Boyd Gaines
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    Blood Sport is the explosive national best seller that became front-page news by exposing the truth about the Clinton White House. With new revelations in this edition, Blood Sport is the definitive account of independent counsel Kenneth Starr's potentially historic investigation of a president and first lady.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance!

    • By Dino6610 on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Who’s Won Trade Wars in the Past

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With President Donald Trump ordering steep new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on Thursday, and with the United States' trading partners threatening to retaliate, it looks as if Trump will get the trade war that he seems to want and that he thinks will be “easy” for the United States to win.

    "Who’s Won Trade Wars in the Past" is from the March 08, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Tangled Webs

    • How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 53
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      4 out of 5 stars 44
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      4 out of 5 stars 44

    In Tangled Webs, James B. Stewart reveals in vivid detail the consequences of the perjury epidemic that has swept our country, undermining the very foundation of our courts.With many prosecutors, investigators, and participants speaking for the first time, Tangled Webs goes behind the scene of the trials of media and homemaking entrepreneur Martha Stewart; top White House political adviser Lewis "Scooter" Libby; home-run king Barry Bonds; and Wall Street money manager Bernard Madoff. Tangled Webs reaffirms the importance of truth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • in great detail

    • By Andy on 06-22-11
    • How False Statements are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff
    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Release date: 06-03-11
    • 4 out of 5 stars 53 ratings

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Den of Thieves

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: John Hockenberry
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 59
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      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Den of Thieves tells, in masterfully reported detail, the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the chase that finally brought them to justice. Pulitzer Prize winner James B. Stewart shows for the first time how four of the biggest names on Wall Street - Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky, Martin Siegel, and Dennis Levine - created the greatest insider-trading ring in financial history and almost walked away with billions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wish there was an unabridged version

    • By Jenna on 07-07-13

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Tax Subsidies Perplex Makers of Electric Cars

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    House Speaker Paul Ryan called electric vehicle tax credits “money wasted on losers.” The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, said he’d “do away” with renewable energy subsidies.

    "Tax Subsidies Perplex Makers of Electric Cars" is from the January 11, 2018 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Tax Reform That Doesn’t Bust the Budget? I’ve Got a Few Ideas

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Can this tax plan be saved?Given the chorus of derision that greeted the release last week of the “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,” as the White House is calling it, the most ambitious attempt at tax reform in over 40 years would appear to be on a respirator, if not yet dead.

    "Tax Reform That Doesn’t Bust the Budget? I’ve Got a Few Ideas" is from the October 05, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Even if you have no interest in sending nude photos of yourself that self-destruct, or in video lenses that enable you to vomit a rainbow, turn your head into a taco or make your eyes into glittering hearts, you may be wondering how such groundbreaking technology could be worth $34 billion.

    "How a Money-Losing Snap Could Be Worth So Much" is from the March 02, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • After Trump, Executives Ponder Path Into Politics

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Having reached the top of a major corporation and amassed a fortune, chief executives often wonder: What’s next?

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    • Clinton Plan for Taxes Is Expansive but Complex

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Clinton Plan for Taxes Is Expansive but Complex" is from the September 15, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • A Turnaround at Ralph Lauren, Following a Road Map Used at Ford

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Turnaround at Ralph Lauren, Following a Road Map Used at Ford" is from the July 7, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Bewitched by the Tesla Story

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As Tesla shares surged past $300 this week and the company’s market value surpassed Ford’s, even its founder, Elon Musk, acknowledged on Twitter that the company was “absurdly overvalued if based on the past.”

    "Bewitched by the Tesla Story" is from the April 06, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The New Yorker (Feb. 13 & 20, 2006) - Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Susan Orlean, James B. Stewart, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Overcompensating" by James Surowiecki; "Little Wing" by Susan Orlean; "The Opera Lover" by James B. Stewart; and "Positive Attitude" by Sasha Frere-Jones.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Trump Says Republican Tax Bills Won’t Benefit Him. That’s Not True.

    • By: James B. Stewart
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    President Donald Trump likes to argue that the tax-reform legislation hurtling through Congress this week will protect low- and middle-income households, “not the wealthy and well connected.” He puts himself forward as Exhibit A. “This is going to cost me a fortune,” he said on Wednesday in Missouri. “This is not good for me.”

    "Trump Says Republican Tax Bills Won’t Benefit Him. That’s Not True." is from the November 30, 2017 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James B. Stewart and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The New Yorker, January 1st 2018 (James B. Stewart, Lauren Collins, Jonathan Blitzer)

    • By: James B. Stewart, Lauren Collins, Jonathan Blitzer
    • Narrated by: Jaime Renell
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Highlights
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    In this issue: "Christmas Stories" by Adam Gopnik: The interrogation of tradition; "The Virtuoso" by James B. Stewart: A tech pioneer's unexpected last act; "The Home Front" by Lauren Collins: Leïla Slimani's dark explorations of our most intimate taboos; "Trapped" by Jonathan Blitzer: On Long Island, immigrant teen-agers are caught between a gang and the law.

    Regular price: $5.95

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