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    • The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Biography

    • Lives of the Great Religious Books
    • By: John J. Collins
    • Narrated by: Mark Moseley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since they were first discovered in the caves at Qumran, in 1947, the Dead Sea Scrolls have aroused more fascination - and more controversy - than perhaps any other archaeological find. They appear to have been hidden in the Judean desert by the Essenes, a Jewish sect that existed around the time of Jesus, and they continue to inspire veneration and conspiracy theories to this day. John Collins tells the story of the bitter conflicts that have swirled around the scrolls since their startling discovery, and sheds light on their true significance for Jewish and Christian history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "Great Biography"

    • By Marilyn Lame' on 12-04-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Edgar Wallace, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Martin Jarvis, Jonathan Firth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Mixed

    • By Linda on 11-18-12

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Murderers' Row: Original Baseball Mysteries, Volume 1

    • By: Lawrence Block, Max Allan Collins, Michael Connelly, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan Cashman, Jim Grey, Elliot Gould, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven original baseball short stories in the mystery and murder genres, written by an all-star lineup of writers, each of whom understand the game's lore and tactical nuances as well as its deep roots in American life. Compiled by Otto Penzler, the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and regarded as the world's foremost authority on crime, mystery and suspense fiction.

    Regular price: $13.96

    • A Macat Analysis of John Maynard Keynes's The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

    • By: John Collins
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his 1936 book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, Keynes argued that traditional economics has misunderstood the causes of unemployment. Employment is not determined by the price of labor; it is directly linked to demand in the economy. Keynes believed market economies are by nature unstable and so require government intervention. Spurred on by the social catastrophe of the Great Depression of the 1930s, Keynes set out to change the way the world thinks about economics.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • No substance. Repetitive.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Greatest Mysteries of All Time, Volume 6

    • By: Wilkie Collins, C. P. Donnell, John Collier, and others
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Christopher Cazenove, Orson Welles, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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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

    • A God-Sized Vision

    • Revival Stories that Stretch and Stir
    • By: Collin Hansen, John Woodbridge
    • Narrated by: Adam Black
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Can God stir revival by his Holy Spirit, even in our culture today? Do we really believe he can? In a day of diminished expectations, A God-Sized Vision: Revival Accounts That Stretch and Stir recounts global examples of prior revivals, beginning with the Reformation and the Great Awakenings

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A stirring global review of God's revivals

    • By Anonymous User on 08-25-17

    Regular price: $21.67

    • A Macat Analysis of Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations

    • By: John Collins
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than 200 years after Adam Smith published The Wealth of Nations, governments around the world continue to address many of the issues discussed in the book. The most powerful states in the world are still committed to international trade, but questions are repeatedly asked about the role of governments in the economy and the effectiveness of the free market.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Fascinating Short Stories

    • Thirty Outstanding Classic Tales
    • By: H. G. Wells, Wilkie Collins, John Buchan, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A superb collection of captivating short stories by leading classic writers, including 'The Cone' by H. G. Wells, 'The Dream Woman' by Wilkie Collins, 'Fortunes Adrift' by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne, 'The Kidnapping of Phil Altamore' by Ella Hepworth Dixon, 'The Table Under the Tree' by E. Phillips Oppenheim, 'In Yeddo Bay' by Jack London and many more gripping short stories by famous writers.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
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    • By Jan on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $85.28

    • A Macat Analysis of Milton Friedman's The Role of Monetary Policy

    • By: John Collins, Nick Broten
    • Narrated by: Macat.com
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Friedman did not just demonstrate that monetary policy plays a vital role in broader economic stability. He also argued that economists got their monetary policy wrong in the 1950s and 1960s by misunderstanding the relationship between inflation and unemployment. In Friedman's view, previous generations of economists had no justification for believing that governments could permanently decrease unemployment by allowing inflation - and vice versa.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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

    • Weed World

    • By: John Collins
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the blink of an eye, global debates about cannabis regulation have shifted from “whether” to “how.” In 2014, Uruguay became the first nation to explicitly regulate cannabis from seed to sale. Likewise, in the rest of the world, there are a number of gray-area regulatory systems, including in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Spain. All offer insights into how the United States - and other countries - might tackle the “how.”

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The New Yorker (February 27, 2006)

    • By: Jane Kramer, Lauren Collins, Jane Mayer, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
    • Original Recording
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    "Images" by Jane Kramer; "Regretfully, Dick" by Lauren Collins; "The Memo" by Jane Mayer; "Suitable for Framing" by David Sedaris; "My Father's Tears" by John Updike.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker, October 3rd 2011 (John Colapinto, Lauren Collins, Thomas McGuane)

    • By: John Colapinto, Lauren Collins, Thomas McGuane
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    "The Book on Barack", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Famous Names", by John Colapinto; "House Perfect", by Lauren Collins; "The House on Sand Creek", by Thomas McGuane; and "Playing the Numbers", by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (April 17, 2006)

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Sasha Frere-Jones, Lauren Collins, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
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    "Consumption" by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Haggadah Da-Vida" by Sasha Frere-Jones; Dubai's Divas-in-Training by Lauren Collins; "A Church Asunder" by Peter J. Boyle; "Jesus Laughed" by Adam Gopnik; "Masquerade" by John Lahr; and "Exposed" by David Denby.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Feb. 6, 2006)

    • By: John Cassidy, Lauren Collins, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
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    "Moneyman" by John Cassidy: "Divo's Diva" by Lauren Collins; "Troublemakers" by Malcolm Gladwell; "Very Bad People" by Zev Borow; "The Red Devil" by John Cassidy; "The Deposition" by Tobias Wolff; and "The Earthquake" by Louis Menand.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • The New Yorker (Aug. 7 & 14, 2006) - Part 1

    • By: Hendrik Hertzberg, Lauren Collins, Nick Paumgarten, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 2 hrs and 3 mins
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    "The 'IC' Factor " by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Home Alone at MOMA" by Lauren Collins; "Hit and Run" by Nick Paumgarten; "The Battle for Lebanon" by Jon Lee Anderson; "The Bush Quiz" by Paul Slansky; "Late Works" by John Updike; and "What If" by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • 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

    • The New Yorker (November 19, 2007)

    • By: Jon Lee Anderson, Larry Doyle, Steve Coll, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Abridged
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    "Miscalculations", by Steve Coll; "No Seconds", by Lauren Collins; "Striking Out", by James Surowiecki; "Why We Strike", by Larry Doyle; "Inside the Surge", by Jon Lee Anderson; "Stiffs", by John Lahr; "Let It Rip", by Sasha Frere-Jones; and "Obsessed", by David Denby

    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 52 mins
    • Abridged
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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