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    • BANG!

    • The Great Somali Goat Bubble
    • By: Julian Gough
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Ibrahim Bihi of Somaliland has an advanced degree in economics and, as far as worldly goods go, a goat with three legs. Using his knowledge of temporary market inefficiencies and the propellers of a UN food plane, he turns his goat into capital and sends the global economy into a speculative frenzy. Soon most of the world's wealth is tied up in goat-backed securities. What could possibly go wrong? Only everything, and with our faithful orphan Jude as guide, we can sit back and laugh our way toward the resolution of this uproariously instructive satire.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Beta-Life

    • Short Stories from an A-Life Future
    • By: Martyn Amos - editor, Ra Page - editor, Martyn Bedford, and others
    • Narrated by: Toby Longworth, Joe Jameson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Computers are changing. Soon the silicon chip will seem like a clunky antique amid the bounty of more exotic processes on offer. Robots are changing, too; material evolution and swarm intelligence are creating a new generation of devices that will diverge and disperse into a balanced ecosystem of humans and robjects (robotic objects). Somewhere in between, we humans will have to change also....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Remarkable short stories

    • By marie on 08-05-15

    Regular price: $23.98

    • You Don't Look Like Your Picture

    • By: Justin Kennan, Tova Mirvis, Vanessa Hua, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A disgraced Hong Kong pop star wavers between acceptance and revenge after a sex tape scandal. An OKCupid hookup becomes a missed connection even while it's happening. A couple's quest for ever-safer sex leads to a near-fatal love triangle.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By Teddy on 06-28-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Crash!

    • How I Lost a Hundred Billion and Found True Love
    • By: Julian Gough
    • Narrated by: Julian Gough
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jude, a profoundly unsuccessful chicken farmer, finds himself at the center of Europe’s sovereign debt crisis when Europe’s economic elite convince him that his roofless henhouse needs to become too big to fail. What starts out as a simple roofing job quickly spirals into a hundred-billion euro project to cover Jude’s native Squanderland in solar panels. But when the latest Eurozone scheme plunges his homeland into darkness, Jude must decide whether listening to the experts or listening to his heart will ultimately save his homeland, himself, and his beloved hen, Enda.

    • How I Lost a Hundred Billion and Found True Love
    • By: Julian Gough
    • Narrated by: Julian Gough
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 04-03-14
    • 2.5 out of 5 stars 2 ratings

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Great Squanderland Roof

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Julian Gough
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh, full cast
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Jude lives in a henhouse with no roof, in the bankrupt Republic of Squanderland. Purchased for ten million euro at the height of the credit bubble, his henhouse has been rated the asset in Europe most likely to default. To solve this small but symbolic problem and restore confidence in the markets, Europe's leaders need a plan. Sadly, putting a roof on Jude's henhouse quickly escalates out of control. Soon they are committed to building a roof over the entire country, half a mile above the startled voters...

    Regular price: $8.26

    • Connect

    • By: Julian Gough
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
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    Nevada; the near future; a family about to implode. In a world run by computers, hackers have power - and awkward, home-schooled Colt is among the best. But when Colt secretly submits his mother Naomi's breakthrough research to a biotech conference and it is immediately shut down, mother and son are forced to go on the run. Now Colt is coding for his life.

    Regular price: $25.58