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    • Geek Love

    • By: Katherine Dunn
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 15 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    No one wants to be a victim, but most find the event too hypnotic to ignore. In order to save their traveling carnival from bankruptcy, the Binewskis are creating their own brood of sideshow freaks. Under Al's careful direction, the pregnant Lil ingests radioisotopes, insecticides, and arsenic to make her babies "special".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shudderingly Good!

    • By Cayora on 08-22-09

    Regular price: $36.37

    • On Cussing

    • Bad Words and Creative Cursing
    • By: Katherine Dunn
    • Narrated by: Caroline Aaron
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    F--k the F--kity F--kin' F--ker. Fans of Katherine Dunn won't be surprised that this was her father's favorite sentence, or that, as a young girl, she heard it as a kind of profane poem, a secret song. For many of us, the language of Geek Love carries a similar staying power, born of Dunn's agile use of language and her strange, beautiful diction. And as a true exegete of the expletive, she remained undividedly devoted to obscenity - both as scholar and practitioner.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Writing from Different Angles (2009)

    • Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Bernard Cooper, Katherine Dunn, Geoff Dyer, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Silverblatt
    • Length: 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

    Regular price: $4.19