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    • Who Goes There?

    • The Novella That Formed the Basis of 'THE THING'
    • By: John W. Campbell
    • Narrated by: Steve Cooper
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,464
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,471

    Who Goes There?, the novella that formed the basis of the film The Thing, is the John W. Campbell classic about an antarctic research camp that discovers and thaws the ancient body of a crash-landed alien.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astounding ... Incredible ...

    • By Old Hippy on 10-03-16

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of the 20th Century

    • By: Greg Bear, Terry Bisson, David Brin, and others
    • Narrated by: David Ackroyd, Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 200

    A walk around the block, a quick drive, before shutting down your PC ? these short story collections are perfect for when you only have a few minutes to listen."

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Biased toward the last 20 years of sci-fi

    • By Gregory R. Martin on 06-30-03

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Squam Lake Report

    • Fixing the Financial System
    • By: Kenneth R. French, Martin N. Baily, John Y. Campbell, and others
    • Narrated by: Ken Kliban
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the fall of 2008, fifteen of the world's leading economists--representing the broadest spectrum of economic opinion--gathered at New Hampshire's Squam Lake. Their goal: the mapping of a long-term plan for financial regulation reform.The Squam Lake Report distills the wealth of insights from the ongoing collaboration that began at these meetings and provides a revelatory, unified, and coherent voice for fixing our troubled and damaged financial markets.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Islands of Space

    • By: John W. Campbell
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    As Earth's faster-than-light spaceship hung in the void between galaxies, Arcot, Wade, Morey and Fuller could see below them, like a vast shining horizon, the mass of stars that formed their own island universe. Morey worked a moment with his slide rule, then said, "We made good time." But suddenly, far off to their left and far to their right, they saw two shining ships paralleling their course....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a bad listen

    • By Simon on 06-20-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Classic Science Fiction, Volume 1

    • By: Lester del Rey, Craig Strete, W. K. Sonnemann, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephen F. Clark
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Here is an anthology of exceptional science-fiction short stories, including "Helen O'Loy" by Lester del Rey; "Your Cruel Face" by Craig Strete; "Into Every Rain, a Little Life Must Fall" by Craig Strete; "The Council of Drones" by W. K. Sonnemann; and "Twilight" by John W. Campbell.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great stories, awful narration

    • By Michael Vanier on 12-19-14

    Regular price: $22.00

    • The Black Star Passes

    • By: John W. Campbell
    • Narrated by: Gary Dikeos
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Three against the stars! A sky pirate armed with superior weapons of his own invention.... First contact with an alien race dangerous enough to threaten the safety of two planets.... The arrival of an unseen dark sun whose attendant marauders aimed at the very end of civilization in this Solar System.... These were the three challenges that tested the skill and minds of the brilliant team of scientist-astronauts Arcot, Wade, and Morey.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shades of E. E. "Doc" Smith

    • By Michael on 10-19-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Invaders from the Infinite

    • By: John W. Campbell
    • Narrated by: Gary Dikeos
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    The alien spaceship was unthinkably huge, enormously powerful, apparently irresistible. It came from the void and settled on Earth, striking awe into the hearts of all who saw it. Its mission, however, was not conquest - but a call for help!

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, Aweful Narration

    • By Ron on 03-04-11

    Regular price: $24.95