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    • The Gods of H. P. Lovecraft

    • By: Rachel Caine, Seanan McGuire, Laird Barron, and others
    • Narrated by: David Stifel, uncredited
    • Length: 15 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Gods of H.P. Lovecraft: a brand new anthology that collects the 12 principal deities of the Lovecraftian Mythos and sets them loose. Featuring the biggest names in horror and dark fantasy, including many New York Times best sellers; full of original fiction; and individual commentary on each of the deities by Donald Tyson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Starts of slow but very good

    • By KL on 02-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The One-Cent Magenta

    • Inside the Quest to Own the Most Valuable Stamp in the World
    • By: James Barron
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One-cent magentas were provisional stamps, printed quickly when a shipment of official stamps from London did not arrive in British Guiana. They were mostly thrown out with the newspapers; one stamp survived. Through the stories of the eccentric characters who have bought, owned, and sold the One-Cent Magenta, James Barron delivers a fascinating tale of global history and immense wealth, and of the human desire to collect.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • In an Era of Fake News, Teaching Students to Parse Fact From Fiction

    • By: James Barron
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The sixth graders took their seats in a classroom with a “news literacy word wall” that featured, in large letters, terms like “validity,” “accurate” and “reliable.” The teacher, Marisol Solano, said that the question for the day boiled down to this: “How do we know what’s news or not?”

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Long-Ago Brooklyn Brewer Left Hidden Vaults, and Mystery

    • By: James Barron
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The only thing on tap these days at 33 Ten Eyck St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is memories. The beer has been gone so long that it took an archaeologist to figure out that four underground caverns were once a brewer’s vaults.

    "Long-Ago Brooklyn Brewer Left Hidden Vaults, and Mystery" is from the February 02, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by James Barron and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Leading a Shift at a Newspaper as Media Evolves

    • By: James Barron
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Leading a Shift at a Newspaper as Media Evolves" is from the October 19, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by James Barron and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • A Secret Section of Central Park Reopens

    • By: James Barron
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "A Secret Section of Central Park Reopens" is from the May 10, 2016 Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by James Barron and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Swirling Snowstorm Draws White Curtain over the East Coast

    • By: James Barron, Rick Rojas
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Swirling Snowstorm Draws White Curtain over the East Coast" is from the Travel section of The New York Times. It was written by James Barron and Rick Rojas and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

    Regular price: $0.95