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    • Viridian Gate Online: Side Quests: A litRPG Anthology

    • By: James Hunter, J.D. Astra, D.J. Bodden, and others
    • Narrated by: Jeff Hays, Justin Thomas James, Laurie Catherine Winkel, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    The End is Coming. An extinction-level asteroid is cannonballing toward Earth. In humanity’s final hours, a lucky few earn a one-way ticket to the brand-new, ultra-immersive, fantasy-based VRMMORPG, Viridian Gate Online. Making that leap of faith might mean survival, but it comes with a steep price tag: “Travelers” will forever be stranded as digital avatars inside a fantastical world filled with vicious monsters, all-powerful AIs, and cutthroat players. Let the games begin....

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    • fantastic!!

    • By Michael N on 03-05-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Kissinger the Negotiator

    • Lessons from Dealmaking at the Highest Level
    • By: James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns, Robert H. Mnookin
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
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    Political leaders, diplomats, and business executives around the world - including every president from John F. Kennedy to Donald J. Trump - have sought the counsel of Henry Kissinger, a brilliant diplomat and political scientist whose unprecedented achievements as a negotiator have been universally acknowledged. Now, Kissinger the Negotiator provides a groundbreaking analysis of Kissinger’s overall approach to making deals and his skill in resolving conflicts - expertise that holds powerful and enduring lessons.

    Regular price: $31.95

    • Connected

    • The Surprising Power of Our Social Networks and How They Shape Our Lives
    • By: Nicholas A. Christakis, James H. Fowler
    • Narrated by: Nicholas A. Christakis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
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    This audiobook explains why emotions are contagious, how health behaviors spread, why the rich get richer, even how we find and choose our partners. Intriguing and entertaining, Connected overturns the notion of the individual and provides a revolutionary paradigm - that social networks influence our ideas, emotions, health, relationships, behavior, politics, and much more. It will change the way we think about every aspect of our lives.

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    • An Introduction to Social Contagion

    • By nick on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Masaccio: The Trinity at S.Maria Novella

    • Emergence of a Psychodynamic Image
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: James Milton
    • Length: 20 mins
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    Despite his short span of activity, from 1423 to 1428, Masaccio can be placed as the signifier of a radical break with the period of Italian painting known as the Trecento, and, alone among his contemporaries, in his use of dramatic realism points the way to the spectacular creations of the High Renaissance, in which artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, and Palladio achieved a fusion of classic and humanist ideals in painting, sculpture, and architecture.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Velazquez

    • Reflections in a Golden Eye
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Hayley Kelley
    • Length: 24 mins
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    This book considers the work of the celebrated 17th century court painter Diego Velázquez (1599-1660) presented in a comprehensive exhibition at The National Gallery London from October to January 2006-2007. It follows the phases of development charted from rooms one to four in the Getty Wing, ranging from the initial scenes of workers in bars and domestic scenes to the paintings made at the Court of King Philip IV in Madrid.

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    • J. P. Donleavy: Retire Young Painter Weeping - His Formative Years

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 98
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Joe Van Riper
    • Length: 18 mins
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    An interview with the author J. P. Donleavy, recorded in 1989 on the occasion of his exhibition at Anna-Mei Chadwick Gallery, Chelsea. He describes his formative experience of Dublin, with exhibitions there in 1948, '50, and '51, the catalogue manifestos, for these were his first published writings, leading to work on his first renowned novel, The Ginger Man.

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    • Catering & Hospitality, Service Professions, Travel & Tourism

    • Tracks Directory 3
    • By: Nicholas James, Janet Barber
    • Narrated by: Tiffany Marie Khoshaba
    • Length: 31 mins
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    Tracks guides give information on over 150 professions, such as banking and financial services, catering and hospitality, construction, education, health care, land and sea work, law, government and administration, leisure and tourism, manufacturing crafts, marketing, media, service professions, and sports and fitness.

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    • Renovation and Revision: Development of the Ashmolean Museum

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 111
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Ian Kingsley
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Original Recording
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    An interview recorded with Dr. Christopher Brown, director of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, in which he describes the major renovation and expansion of Britain's oldest museum, adding 39 galleries to house its collection of Egyptian, Persian, Japanese, Saxon, and Indian artefacts.

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    • Andy Warhol

    • Everyday Icons
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Brian Ackley
    • Length: 29 mins
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    A review of the exhibition "A Celebration of Life...and Death" by Andy Warhol (1928-1987), held at the National Gallery of Modern Art Edinburgh in October 2007. Text by Nicholas James, contributions by Lucy James.

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    • why?

    • By Hanny on 12-23-18

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    • The New Adventures of The Eagle

    • By: Bobby Nash, Nicholas Ahlhelm, R. P. Steeves, and others
    • Narrated by: Mark Barnard
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
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    From Japan to Berlin, from Paris to Moscow, from London to Washington, DC, and all points between and beyond, his reputation for facing the most dangerous opponents and taking on the most difficult missions is well known. He is the nation's ace troubleshooter, the country's amazing master spy. Jeff Shannon is the Eagle - America's ultimate secret agent! The Eagle's mission: to wage a one-man war against America's enemies and those who threaten liberty across the globe.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Curators and Collections

    • Management of the Arts
    • By: Sarah James, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
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    The first edition of Curators and Collections, published in 1997, was based on interviews and features published in the quarterly review, Cv Journal of Art and Crafts (1988-1991). These recorded the launch of the Irish Museum of Modern Art in 1991, the construction of Tate Modern in 1997, as well as exploring special collections at the National Gallery, Courtauld Gallery, The British Museum, and Royal Photographic Society.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Damien Hirst: A Retrospective

    • Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 146
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Jon Turner
    • Length: 50 mins
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    Cv/VAR series 146 reviews the work of Damien Hirst (b.Bristol 1965), presented in a retrospective exhibition spanning 20 years, held at Tate Modern, April to September 2012. It explores the development of his art - from the controversial animal vitrines and beautiful butterfly composites, to an extensive series of spot paintings, where the artist engaged in a complex invigilation of coded systems that govern daily existence.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Cornwall: A County Guide

    • Barnaby's Relocation Guides, Book 4
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Damien Connolly
    • Length: 1 hr
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    With its eccentric shape, tacked on like a long medieval shoe to Southern England, Cornwall is not the easiest shape of an area to research. I began by driving north to Kilkhampton and Morwenstow, then south via Bude to Bodmin and Padstow. From there I moved east to Launceston, visiting Antony and St Germans near the Tamar Valley, and down to Looe and St Austell.

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    • Aspects of Jasper Johns

    • By: Edward Lucie-Smith, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Eric Elliott
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An introductory essay by Edward Lucie-Smith, "The Enigma of Jasper Johns", explores the art, analysing its development from the 1950s to the exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.

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    • I'm sure it's better in person

    • By Valerie on 09-10-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Francis Bacon Seminar

    • A Discussion of the Artist
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 35 mins
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    Cv/VAR 31 documents Francis Bacon, discussed in a seminar for the MA History of Art course at Kingston University in 1995. It considers varied aspects of the artist, the circumstances of his social milieu, his painting methods, and the iconography of his work comparing him with predecessors in Western art from Goya to Picasso as well as contemporaries such as Lucian Freud. A second part reviews works in an exhibition held at the Hayward Gallery London 1998.

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    • The Will to Succeed

    • 10 Motivational Principles for Success in Business
    • By: Greig Wells, Nicholas Orosz, Alan Yasalonis, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
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    As one of the greatest LinkedIn branding experts, with dozens of media appearances, Greig Wells has helped over 55,000 people find their way back to work. And now with nine other amazing stories of finding success through terrifying adversity, you can learn how to find the path to success in your own life.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Anatomy of the Body

    • An Artist's View - Cv/Visual Arts Research, Book 10
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Nikolai Hill
    • Length: 34 mins
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    Listen as descriptions of human physiology are illustrated in the eBook edition with 80 panel paintings by Philip James ROI. A viscous surface of pulped and washed colour interprets the intricate framework of muscles, arteries, bone and soft tissue, all infused with an internal dynamic of potent nervous energy. First published in 2001, the volume carried 80 colour plates of art works with descriptions of the location and function of portrayed parts.   

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    • Tracks Directory Volume Seven: Law, Government and Administration

    • Work Bank Data-Base, Book 7
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Damien Connolly
    • Length: 22 mins
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    With national coverage of the first edition in 1997 Tracks found an eager audience, including many parents needing information about their children's choices for the future. Over 15 annual editions the title has been revised and updated. It lists pay scales and qualifications to degree level, with advice from professionals in the field, and chartered institutes. The 2017 edition covers over 150 career paths in 14 sections from banking and financial services to sports and fitness.

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    • As the title states, this is simply a directory...

    • By Bill Beaulac on 04-09-18

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    • Lucian Freud

    • Mapping the Human
    • By: Marina Vaizey, Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Denise Kahn
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Renowned artist Lucian Freud (1922-2011) was commemorated in an exhibition of 50 portraits spanning his working life, held at The National Portrait Gallery London from February to May 2012. The review explored the development of his art from the potent and hypersensed studies of the 1940s to major paintings in the later phase, where the artist engaged in a complex and sometimes brutal meditation on the human being, drawn from an intimate engagement with the sitter.

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    • Small Histories: Studies of Western Art

    • CV/Visual Arts Research, Book 1
    • By: Nicholas James
    • Narrated by: Dana Brewer Harris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
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    Presents a collection of essays by Nicholas James on classic and contemporary art: "The Trinity" by Masaccio at Santa Maria Novella, Florence; Vermeer's "The Maid" and "Woman Weighing Pearls"; Cezanne and Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon portraits, and reviews of over 70 exhibitions in public and private galleries held between 1993 and 2010.

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