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    • The New Yorker (March 10, 2008)

    • By: David Remnick, Ben McGrath, Michael Schulman, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Smoke on the Water", by David Remnick; "Dream On", by Ben McGrath; "Everything, Everywhere", by Michael Schulman; "Home Economics", by James Surowiecki; "The Other Obama", by Lauren Collins; "By the Foot", by Ian Frazier; "Advanced Placement", by Janet Malcolm; and "Class Acts", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Wagons to the Willamette

    • Captain Levi Scott and the Southern Route to Oregon, 1844-1847
    • By: Levi Scott, James Layton Collins
    • Narrated by: Doug McDonald
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    After an arduous overland journey, Levi Scott and his son John arrived in Oregon City in November 1844. Scott joined the Jesse Applegate's 1846 expedition seeking a better, safer way through the Cascades to the Willamette Valley. Their new southern route wound through the Umpqua Valley, three mountain ranges, and the Black Rock Desert before meeting the established California Trail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • couldn't stop listening!

    • By Jean on 09-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Windows into Hell

    • By: James Wymore, Michaelbrent Collings, Jay Wilburn, and others
    • Narrated by: Tonya Adolfson, Raphael Boivin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    What happens after we die? Mankind has speculated through the ages that a few righteous or lucky people go straight to heaven. Or so we've come to believe. Good or bad, our journey doesn't end at death. For most of us, the afterlife begins in an office where an overworked and under-appreciated demon decides our long term fate.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre

    • By Robert on 07-08-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Morning Song

    • Poems for New Parents
    • By: Susan Todd (editor), Carol Purington (editor), John Berryman, and others
    • Narrated by: Robert Bagg, David Stanford Burr, Susie Patlove, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Poignant, inspiring, and full of wisdom, Morning Song celebrates the joy a new child brings to the life of parents and family. With sources ranging from the Bible, Sappho, and traditional songs to Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, and our outstanding contemporary poets, this beautiful collection summons the cosmic and the comic, the spiritual and the pragmatic, the whimsical and the divine.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The New Yorker (May 8, 2006)

    • By: George Packer, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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    "Not Wise" by George Packer; "Choke Artist" by Lauren Collins; "Through the Roof" by James Surowiecki; "Memento Mori" by David Sedaris; "Rummy in Love" by Bruce McCall; "Once in a Lifetime" by Jhumpa Lahiri; and "Chosing Sides" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • How to Regulate the Incredible Promise and Profound Power of Gene Drive Technology

    • By: James P. Collins
    • Narrated by: Mark Schectman
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Original Recording
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    From ancient soothsayers to Wall Street stock pickers, humans have always yearned to be able to tell the future. The ability, needless to say, has mostly been overstated. But what if there was a sense in which you really could tell the future? And what if we could also make a particular outcome more likely, even certain? The emerging technology known as gene drives offers just such a prospect for favoring particular traits in future plants and animals.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6

    • By: Wilkie Collins, C. P. Donnell Jr., John Collier, and others
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Christopher Cazenove, Orson Welles, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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    The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6 is an exciting addition to this series, featuring the most acclaimed writers, past and present. This unique collection of master writers, including Wilkie Collins, Aldous Huxley, and Edith Wharton, edited by multi-award winning mystery connoisseur Otto Penzler, is a delightful mixture of mystery and suspense.

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Beginner's Greek

    • A Novel
    • By: James Collins
    • Narrated by: Jerry O'Connell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    When Peter Russell finally meets the woman of his dreams, he falls as madly in love as you can on a flight from New York to L.A. Her name is Holly. She's achingly pretty with strawberry-blonde hair, and she reads Thomas Mann for pleasure. She gives Peter her phone number on a page of The Magic Mountain, but in his room that night, Peter finds the page is inexplicably, impossibly, enragingly...gone.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I Like This Stupid Book :-)

    • By Tiffany on 07-06-15

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Climate Change

    • Causes & Effects of a Life-Threatening Phenomenon & Ways to Make Planet Earth a Better Place
    • By: James Collins
    • Narrated by: Todd Mansfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Voiced in easy-to-follow, comprehensive language, Climate Change is an eye-opening audiobook intending to explore the roots of the issue, discuss its various implications, shed light on the consequences on our life, and examine our alternatives in preventing disaster.

    • Causes & Effects of a Life-Threatening Phenomenon & Ways to Make Planet Earth a Better Place
    • By: James Collins
    • Narrated by: Todd Mansfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Release date: 06-20-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Classic Ghost Stories, Volume 3

    • By: Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, Ambrose Bierce, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
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    This third and final collection of Classic Ghost Stories contains these chillers: "Mr. Justice Harbottle" by Joseph Sheridan Lefanu; "The Seventh Man" by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch; "Some Haunted Houses" by Ambrose Bierce; "Miss Dulane and My Lord" by Wilkie Collins; and more.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Stories to Scare You Witless

    • Tales of Terror
    • By: Fitz-James O'Brien, Hector Hugh Munro, Wilkie Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 3
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    Genuinely chilling narratives of paranormal phenomena, the returning dead, uncanny apparitions, sinister happenings and inexplicable events which make your blood run cold. Listen in the dark... if you dare!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Stories - Shame about the Voice!

    • By Dr. O on 11-26-11

    Regular price: $14.18

    • 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
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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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

    • Stories for Uneasy Dreams

    • Tales of Strange Beds and Stranger Nightmares
    • By: E. F. Benson, Wilkie Collins, A. J. Alan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    The stuff of nightmares! A terrifying collection of stories about haunted rooms, strange beds, terrifying dreams and sleepless nights. Listen at bedtime if you dare!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Weird narration

    • By Rebecca on 07-23-17

    Regular price: $14.18

    • The Wreck of the Golden Mary

    • By: Reverend James White, Adelaide Anne Procter, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Philip Bird
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    Charles Dickens once again gathers his favourite storytellers around him and 'conducts' the story of 'The Wreck of the Golden Mary'. Dickens leads, Percy Fitzgerald, Harriet Parr, Adelaide Anne Procter, and others follow....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All that glitters aint neccessarily gold

    • By Chris on 04-10-12

    Regular price: $8.62

    • The New Yorker (July 10 & 17, 2006) - Part 2

    • By: James Surowiecki, Judith Thurman, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
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    "Too Much Information" by James Surowiecki; "Ready, Set, Rample" by Judith Thurman; "Barefootin'" by Lauren Collins; "Where Hip-Hop Lives" by Ben McGrath; "Fighting Faiths" by George Packer; and "Going Long" by John Cassidy.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Through a Glass Darkly

    • Strange Tales of Optical Distortion
    • By: Wilkie Collins, Fitz James O'Brien, William Le Queux, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    Seven strange stories of intriguing optical illusions. The Diamond Lens by Fitz James O'BrienThe Devil's Spectacles by Wilkie CollinsThe Secret of the Smoked Spectacles by William Le QueuxMy Black Mirror by Wilkie CollinsThe Man who was Blind by Edwin PughA Coincidence by A. J. AlanTitbottom’s Spectacles by George William Curtis.

    Regular price: $16.68

    • The New Yorker, November 29th 2010 (Lauren Collins, James Wood, George Packer)

    • By: Lauren Collins, James Wood, George Packer
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 6 mins
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
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    "Puppetry", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Are You the Messiah?", by Lauren Collins; "The Fun Stuff", by James Wood; "Dead Certain", by George Packer; "Nutty", by Paul Rudnick; and "Command Performances", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Jan. 23 & 30, 2006) - Part 2

    • By: Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, James Surowiecki, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Study Buddy" by Ben McGrath; "Mr. Berendt's Party" by Lauren Collins; "Morales's Mistake" by James Surowiecki; "The Murrow Doctrine" by Nicholas Lemann; "The Pursuit of Happiness" by Tad Friend; and "Battle Lines" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Dec. 26, 2005 & Jan. 2, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Ben McGrath, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Bah Humbug" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Baghdad to Swarthmore" by Ben McGrath; "Magnum P.I.s" by Lauren Collins; "Blackberry Picking" by James Surowiecki; "Far from Narnia" by Laura Miller; "All that Glitters" by Louis Menand; and "The Other" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (January 28, 2008)

    • By: Adam Gopnik, Nick Paumgarten, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    There are eight articles in this edition: "Love and Politics", by Adam Gopnik, "The King of Reading", by Nick Paumgarten, "Splitting Threads", by Lauren Collins, "The Tata Invasion", by James Surowiecki, "The Choice", by George Packer, "Last Session", by John Kenney, "Buying a Cure", by Jerome Groopman, and "Monstrous Times", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95