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    • Thalia Book Club: Catch 22 - 50th Anniversary with Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb, and Mike Nichols

    • By: Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb, Mike Nichols, and others
    • Narrated by: Lesley Stahl
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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    An evening of readings and discussion: Heller's friends and colleagues including Christopher Buckley, Robert Gottlieb and Mike Nichols, revisit his classic black comedy set at the end of WWII, one of the most important books about patriotism, honor, the absurdities of war and beauracracy of the twentieth century. The conversation is led by Lesley Stahl. An excerpt is performed by Scott Shepherd (Gatz). "The rock and roll of novels...There's no book like it." (Norman Mailer)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is NOT a version of the audio book but its great!

    • By Anonymous User on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Management Risk: A New Framework (Harvard Business Review)

    • By: Robert S. Kaplan, Anette Mikes
    • Narrated by: Todd Mundt
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Why smart companies are matching their risk management to the nature of the threats they face.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Ok but superficial

    • By Robert on 05-10-14

    Regular price: $1.95

    • War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson (editor), Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, and others
    • Narrated by: MacLeod Andrews
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
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    Nineteen gut-wrenching reports from the front lines of the War of the Worlds, as logged by Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, H.P. Lovecraft, Winston Churchill, Jules Verne, and many of the other most famous writers of the time. The most popular and acclaimed science fiction writers of today relive the Martian invasion through the eyes of their famous predecessors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • GLOBAL

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-08-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Doctor Who: Illegal Alien

    • A Seventh Doctor novel
    • By: Mike Tucker, Robert Perry
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs, Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    An unabridged reading of this original novel featuring the Seventh Doctor, as played on TV by Sylvester McCoy, and Ace in an encounter with the Cybermen. The Blitz is at its height. As the Luftwaffe bomb London, Cody McBridge, expat American private eye, sees a sinister silver sphere crash-land. He glimpses something emerging from within.

    The military dismiss his account of events - the sphere must be a new German secret weapon that has malfunctioned. What else could it be?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not The Best Narration

    • By M. Barnard on 05-19-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • My First Stories Collection

    • By: Mike Bennett, Carroll Lewis, Tim Firth, and others
    • Narrated by: Bobby Davro, Rik Mayall, Lenny Henry, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Delight in a collection of children's stories voiced by our favourite celebrities. From a fantastic edition of Ugly Duckling read by the brilliant comedian, writer and actor Sir Lenny Henry to the incredibly captivating Cinderella told by the renowned Anita Harris and many, many more...

    Regular price: $5.32

    • Cannibals in Love

    • By: Mike Roberts
    • Narrated by: Michael Crouch
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mike is about to graduate from college and inherit a world much different from the one he was promised. The World Trade Center towers have just fallen, the Beltway Sniper terrorizes the nation's capital, and a polarizing president pushes forward a dubious war. Told in 18 vignettes, Mike's misadventures begin in Washington, DC, and span Brooklyn, Portland, and Austin as he takes up arms with the overeducated, underemployed millennials who surround him.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Murderers' Row: Original Baseball Mysteries, Volume 2

    • By: Troy Soos, Robert B. Parker, Laura Lippman, and others
    • Narrated by: Lorenzo Lames, Dan Cashman, Lee Horsley, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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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

    • As Spending Deal Nears Finish, Border Wall Gets Some Funding, But N.Y. Tunnel is in Limbo

    • By: Mike DeBonis, Robert Costa, Erica Werner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Negotiators closed in on a $1.3 trillion spending deal early Wednesday that includes some obstacles to President Trump’s immigration agenda but leaves a major New York area infrastructure project he fiercely opposes in limbo, according to three officials familiar with its outlines.

    "As Spending Deal Nears Finish, Border Wall Gets Some Funding, But N.Y. Tunnel is in Limbo" is from the March 21, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Mike DeBonis, Robert Costa, Erica Werner and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • U.S. Auto Makers Post Sharp Sales Decline in June

    • By: Mike Colias, Adrienne Roberts
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "U.S. Auto Makers Post Sharp Sales Decline in June" is from the July 03, 2017 Business section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Mike Colias and Adrienne Roberts and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Reelection

    • By: Robert Costa, Mike DeBonis, John Wagner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) announced Wednesday that he will not seek reelection this year, ending a nearly 20-year tenure in Congress and adding further uncertainty about whether embattled Republicans can maintain control of the House.

    "House Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Seek Reelection" is from the April 11, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa, Mike DeBonis and John Wagner and narrated by Sam Scholl.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Trump Threatens Hard-Liners as Part of Escalating Republican Civil War

    • By: John Wagner, Mike DeBonis, Robert Costa
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The vow to target members of the Freedom Caucus comes in the wake of the GOP health-care fiasco.

    "Trump Threatens Hard-Liners as Part of Escalating Republican Civil War" is from the March 30, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by John Wagner, Mike DeBonis and Robert Costa and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

    Regular price: $0.95