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    • Beastie Boys Book

    • By: Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the first time in the words of the band. Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz and Michael “Mike D” Diamond offer revealing and very funny accounts of their transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; the almost impossible-to-fathom overnight success of their debut studio album Licensed to Ill; and much more. With a style as distinctive and eclectic as a Beastie Boys album, Beastie Boys Book upends the typical music memoir.

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: John Joseph Adams (editor), Robert J. Sawyer, Christopher Roden, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A modern short story collection featuring the great detective.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Improbable and Incredible.

    • By Shannyn Campbell on 03-28-10

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Best of Analog Science Fiction and Fact Magazine

    • By: Michael Swanwick, Adam-Troy Castro, Jerry Oltion, and others
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Gabrielle de Cuir, Amanda Karr
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Analog Science Fiction & Fact Magazine has provided four edgy stories about heroism, each exploring emotional dimensions uncommon in this or any other genre.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly entertaining

    • By William T. Katz on 05-24-03

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The New Yorker, February 4th 2013 (Michael Specter, Adam Higginbotham, James Surowiecki)

    • By: Michael Specter, Adam Higginbotham, James Surowiecki
    • Narrated by: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
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    "Walking the Walk", by Hendrik Hertzberg; "Live from Gaza", by Rebecca Mead; "Requiem for a Dreamliner?", by James Surowiecki; "The Operator", by Michael Specter; "Life at the Top", by Adam Higginbotham; and "The Evil That Men Do", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Tails of the Apocalypse

    • By: Michael Bunker, Nick Cole, Edward Robertson, and others
    • Narrated by: Maxwell Zener
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Doomsday siren calls on civilization's last day. Natural disaster. Nuclear war. Pandemics. These are the ways the world ends. Now, in the aftermath of ruined cities and humanity gone savage, mankind will once again find his oldest allies and closest friends amidst the debris of all that once was. The Walking Dead meets The Incredible Journey in 14 incredible tales of nobility, self-sacrifice, and unconditional love as told by today's most talented independent authors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • All the stories were good

    • By AudioBook Reviewer on 04-26-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The New Yorker, November 3rd 2014 (Michael Specter, Adam Gopnik, David Owen)

    • By: Michael Specter, Adam Gopnik, David Owen
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
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    "Behind the Wall", by Amy Davidson; "Good-Luck Charm", by Reeves Wiedeman; "Against the Grain", by Michael Specter; "Bakeoff", by Adam Gopnik; "Floating Feasts", by David Owen; "Medical Meals", by Rivka Galchen; and "Making the News", by Anthony Lane.

    Regular price: $5.95

    • Thalia Kids' Book Club: Guys Read Terrifying Tales

    • By: Jon Scieszka, Adam Gidwitz, Daniel José Older, and others
    • Narrated by: Jon Scieszka
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
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    Contributors to the latest book in the Guys Read series present a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories perfect for sharing around the campfire, listening to under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected, a surprise hit with my 9yo

    • By P. Goldberg on 07-19-17

    Regular price: $3.41

    • Fit for the Pulpit

    • The Preacher & His Challenges
    • By: Chris McCurley, Neal Pollard, W. Kirk Brothers, and others
    • Narrated by: Steve Ashworth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Fit for the Pulpit, a host of preachers dispense comfort and counsel to their brothers in the trenches, men who often work in ministerial isolation as they seek to build up the body of Christ. Chris McCurley, the editor of this volume, has assembled ten different writers to cover a wide swath of material. In eleven chapters, McCurley and his colleagues manage to cover many of the areas wherein preachers need continual encouragement.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Supreme Court Refuses White House Request to Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case

    • By: Adam Liptak, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Supreme Court on Monday declined an unusual White House request that it immediately decide whether the Trump administration can shut down a program that shields some 700,000 young immigrants from deportation. The move meant that the immigrants, often called “Dreamers,” could remain in legal limbo for many months unless Congress acts to make their status permanent.

    "Supreme Court Refuses White House Request to Hear ‘Dreamers’ Case" is from the February 26, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Liptak, Michael D. Shear and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking

    • By: Matthew Rosenberg, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the Obama administration’s last days, some White House officials scrambled to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election — and about possible contacts between associates of President-elect Donald Trump and Russians — across the government. Former U.S. officials say they had two aims: to ensure that such meddling is not duplicated in future U.S. or European elections, and to leave a clear trail of intelligence for government investigators.

    "Obama Administration Rushed to Preserve Intelligence of Russian Election Hacking" is from the March 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matthew Rosenberg, Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Trying to Avoid Politics, Comey Shaped Election

    • By: Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The day before he upended the 2016 election, James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, summoned agents and lawyers to his conference room. They had been debating all day, and it was time for a decision.

    "Trying to Avoid Politics, Comey Shaped Election" is from the April 22, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman and Eric Lichtblau and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The End of Black Harlem

    • By: Michael Henry Adams
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The End of Black Harlem" is from the May 29, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Henry Adams and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Slang

    • The People's Poetry
    • By: Michael Adams
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Techosky
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Slang, writes Michael Adams, is poetry on the down low, and sometimes lowdown poetry on the down low, but rarely, if ever, merely lowdown. It is the poetry of everyday speech, the people's poetry, and it deserves attention as language playing on the cusp of art. In Slang: The People's Poetry, Adams covers this perennially interesting subject in a serious but highly engaging way, illuminating the fundamental question "What is Slang" and defending slang - and all forms of nonstandard English - as integral parts of the American language.

    Regular price: $17.96

    • FBI’s Email Disclosure Broke a Pattern Followed Even This Summer

    • By: Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman, and others
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "FBI’s Email Disclosure Broke a Pattern Followed Even This Summer" is from the November 1, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Matt Apuzzo, Michael S. Schmidt, Adam Goldman and William K. Rashbaum and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • The Esoteric World

    • By: Andrew Gough, Michael Ravy, Adam Stout, and others
    • Narrated by: Philip Gardiner
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Enter a world of the esoteric. Explore the amazing roles of the bee in ancient religions with Andrew Gough as he uncovers its remarkable truths. Discover the sacred nature of sex in the Bible with Michael Ravy and how its not what you think. Listen to archeologist Adam Stout as he talks about how our history has been created and recreated by each generation. And finally, journey into the heart of sacred Glastonbury with Yuri Leitch as he reveals the nature of the great god Gwyn.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets

    • By: Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt, and others
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets" is from the October 05, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Jo Becker, Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt and Matt Apuzzo and narrated by Fleet Cooper.

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    • Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Lower Manhattan Terrorist Attack

    • By: Benjamin Mueller, Michael Schwirtz, Adam Goldman, and others
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 5 mins
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    The Islamic State claimed responsibility late Thursday for the terrorist attack in Lower Manhattan two days earlier that killed eight people and wounded a dozen more.

    "Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Lower Manhattan Terrorist Attack" is from the November 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Benjamin Mueller, Michael Schwirtz, Adam Goldman and Nick Madigan and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Sorting Through the Clinton Email Case and What the FBI’s Options Are

    • By: Adam Goldman, Michael S. Schmidt
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Sorting Through the Clinton Email Case and What the FBI’s Options Are" is from the November 3, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Goldman and Michael S. Schmidt and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to the FBI and Will Cooperate With Russia Inquiry

    • By: Eileen Sullivan, Adam Goldman, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about conversations with the Russian ambassador last December, becoming the first senior White House official to pledge cooperation in the special counsel’s wide-ranging inquiry of election meddling.

    "Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty to Lying to the FBI and Will Cooperate With Russia Inquiry" is from the December 01, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Eileen Sullivan, Adam Goldman and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Justices Split on Voting Maps Warped by Politics

    • By: Adam Liptak, Michael D. Shear
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Supreme Court heard arguments on Tuesday in a case that could reshape American democracy by considering whether extreme partisan gerrymandering — the drawing of voting districts to give lopsided advantages to the party in power — violates the Constitution.

    "Justices Split on Voting Maps Warped by Politics" is from the October 03, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Liptak and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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