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    • Understanding Power

    • The Indispensable Chomsky
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Peter R. Mitchell (editor), John Schoeffel (editor)
    • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
    • Length: 22 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A major new collection from "arguably the most important intellectual alive" (The New York Times). Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Current times demand you get this into your head.

    • By Senor Comatoso on 08-12-15

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Learn to Earn

    • A Beginner's Guide to the Basics of Investing and Business
    • By: Peter Lynch, John Rothchild
    • Narrated by: Peter Lynch
    • Length: 1 hr and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 307
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 213
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    Many investors, including some with substantial portfolios, have only the sketchiest idea of how the stock market works. The reason, say Lynch and Rothchild, is that the basics of investing aren't taught in school. At a time when individuals have to make important decisions about saving for college and 401(k) retirement funds, this failure to provide a basic education in investing can have tragic consequences.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Starter

    • By Charlie on 03-19-13

    Regular price: $9.27

    • Monkey Business

    • Swinging Through the Wall Street Jungle
    • By: John Rolfe, Peter Troob
    • Narrated by: John Rolfe, Peter Troob
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Forget what you've read, forget what you've heard, forget what you've been taught. Monkey Business pulls off Wall Street's suspenders and gives the listener the inside skinny on real life at an investment bank, where the promised land is always one more 20-hour workday and another lap dance away. Fresh out of Wharton and Harvard business schools, John Rolfe and Peter Troob ran willingly into the open arms of investment bank giant Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette. They escaped with the remnants of their sanity - and, ultimately, this book.

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Naked City

    • By: Ellen Datlow (editor), Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, and others
    • Narrated by: Eliza Foss, Nicola Barber, Richard Topol
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 328
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      4 out of 5 stars 284
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 287

    In this thrilling collection of original stories, some of today’s hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I was looking for

    • By Hallie on 07-09-12

    Regular price: $31.18

    • Social and Cultural Anthropology: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: John Monaghan, Peter Just
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4 out of 5 stars 34
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    If you want to know what anthropology is, look at what anthropologists do. This Very Short Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology combines an accessible account of some of the disciplines guiding principles and methodology with abundant examples and illustrations of anthropologists at work. Peter Just and John Monaghan begin by discussing anthropology's most important contributions to modern thought: its investigation of culture as a distinctively human characteristic, its doctrine of cultural relativism, and its methodology of fieldwork and ethnography.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen - great overview

    • By Orion on 09-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife

    • Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam
    • By: John A. Nagl, General Peter J. Schoomaker
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 86
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      4 out of 5 stars 77
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    Invariably, armies are accused of preparing to fight the previous war. In Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife, Lieutenant Colonel John A. Nagl—a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and the conflict in Iraq—considers the now crucial question of how armies adapt to changing circumstances during the course of conflicts for which they are initially unprepared.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • How to make military action and political effort match

    • By Natalie on 07-06-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Star Trek, The Next Generation

    • I, Q
    • By: John de Lancie, Peter David
    • Narrated by: John de Lancie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 248
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
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      4 out of 5 stars 162

    I, Q is a wild and witty voyage through the secret soul of creation as only the enigmatic Q can tell it! Co-written and read by John de Lancie, who portrayed Q on television for more than a decade!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and laughs

    • By Ben on 08-08-04

    Regular price: $13.27

    • An Other Kingdom

    • Departing the Consumer Culture
    • By: Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann, John McKnight
    • Narrated by: Mirron Willis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition are producing too many casualties. We need to depart a kingdom that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that comes with the will to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is called a consumer culture. We think the free market ideology that surrounds us is true and inevitable and represents progress. We are called to better adapt, be more agile, more lean, more schooled, more, more, more. Give it up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Looking for a favorite author?

    • By BRAD on 03-21-18

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Master's Choice Volume 1

    • Mystery Stories by Today's Top Writers and the Masters Who Inspired Them
    • By: Stephen King, Tony Hillerman, W.F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Juliet Mills, Michael Gross
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69
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      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Listen to mystery stories by today's top writers and the masters who inspired them. The idea for this collection came to Mystery Writers of America Grandmaster Lawrence Block when he was asked, "What is your favorite mystery story?" Block compiled this unique collection by posing the same question to some of today's favorite writers of the genre, including Stephen King, Tony Hillerman, and John Lutz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mystery on Bayou Teche

    • By Cheryl L. Boswell on 10-25-07

    Regular price: $17.50

    • Larry Kudlow; 'The Crown'

    • By: Charlie Rose, Larry Kudlow, Peter Morgan, and others
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Tonight on the program, Larry Kudlow, CNBC’s senior contributor and an informal advisor to The Donald Trump campaign. He has recently written a book called “JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity.”

    We conclude with a look at the new Netflix series, "The Crown."Charlie is joined by creator and writer Peter Morgan, director Stephen Daldry, and three stars of the series: Matt Smith, John Lithgow and Claire Foy.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Star Trek, New Frontier

    • Books 1-4
    • By: Peter David, John J. Ordover
    • Narrated by: Joe Morton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 170
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 96
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      4 out of 5 stars 96

    A new ship, a new crew, a new mission! All four exciting New Frontier adventures are captured here in one program! The newly refit Ambassador-class Starship Excalibur is sent to Secter 221-G, which was once ruled by the vicious Thallonians but has now descended into chaos. Captain Calhoun and his crew - including some old friends from The Next Generation - must boldly go where no one has gone before!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good story, but mired in

    • By James E Kresge on 06-22-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Dead Medium

    • By: Peter John
    • Narrated by: Joel Froomkin
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4 out of 5 stars 72

    The deathly silence is about to be broken. She disliked the company of others and death did little to warm her spirit. She had led an independent life and she faced death in much the same way. She was finally alone, finally free from the mindless babble of others, at least that's what she thought. May Elizabeth Trump was the rarest of spirits and she was none too happy about it either. She was a dead medium, a ghost who can speak with the living, and her services were to become in great demand.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious! Calendar Girls meets Caspar the Ghost.

    • By penguin33 on 11-25-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • John Kelly

    • By: Charlie Rose, Peter Turkson, John Kelly
    • Length: 52 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Tonight on the program, a conversation with Cardinal Peter Turkson, taped in Rome.

    We conclude with a look at artificial intelligence with John Kelly, senior vice president of cognitive solutions and research for the IBM Corporation.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Listen and learn: Corso d'Inglese - Livello intermedio

    • By: John Peter Sloan
    • Narrated by: John Peter Sloan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    John Peter Sloan, "il più efficace insegnante di inglese mai apparso nel nostro Paese", ha scelto Audible per diffondere in esclusiva il suo primo corso di livello intermedio. Si tratta di una vera full immersion, di ben 27 episodi da 20 minuti da ascoltare in totale comodità e mobilità. All'interno di ogni lezione, si sviluppa un tema di conversazione, diviso in due parti e declinato in diverse rubriche: Pearls (parole nuove, come perle preziose), False Friends (parole di cui non fidarsi), Pronunciation (tutti i segreti della dizione), USA (il vocabolario british e quello "yankee" a confronto).

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ottimo corso audio!

    • By Simone Carnaghi on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $15.82

    • The Avengers - The Lost Episodes, Volume 2

    • By: Fred Edge, Peter Ling, Sheilagh Ward, and others
    • Narrated by: Julian Wadham, Anthony Howell, Lucy Briggs-Owen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    Steed and Dr Keel return to action in these four recreations of classic lost episodes. 1: "Ashes of Roses". Carol goes undercover at a hairdressing salon, which appears to be at the centre of an arson ring. 2: "Please Don’t Feed the Animals". Steed takes on blackmailers who are extorting secrets from government officials. 3: "The Radioactive Man". Someone is at large in London, unwittingly carrying a radioactive isotope. 4: "Dance with Death". Dr Keel is framed for murder.

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Prayers and Devotions from Pope John Paul II

    • By: John Paul II, Peter Canisius - editor, Johannes van Lierde - editor
    • Narrated by: William Bogert
    • Length: 1 hr and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    This treasury of selected passages from the writings and addressees of the late Pope John Paul II offers a chance for the modern reader to spend a few moments contemplating the mystery and the example of Christ. Within this audiobook you'll find the Pope's reflections on the church, humanity, the family, the lives of the saints, the meaning of holidays, and the place of faith in daily life. Through these passages of calm reflection, all will find a moment of peaceful repose from the occupations of life.

    Regular price: $4.19

    • The Year's Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction 2

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, Ian Creasey, Steven Gould, and others
    • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Vanessa Hart, J. P. Linton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    Here is an unabridged audio collection of the "best of the best" science fiction short stories published in 2009 by current and emerging masters of the genre, as narrated by top voice talents. In "Erosion",l by Ian Creasey, a man tests the limits of his exo-suit prior to leaving a dying earth. In "As Women Fight", by Sara Genge, a hunter has no time to train for a fight to inhabit his wife's body in a society of body-switchers....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not a great year...

    • By Barry on 10-04-10

    Regular price: $25.19

    • Ep. 10: Arguments and Grievances (The Comedy Show Show)

    • By: Will Arnett, Kevin White, Peter-John Byrnes, and others
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Original Recording
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    [Contains explicit content] The "Honorable" William Arnett bangs the gavel on "Arguments and Grievances," a debate show where host Kevin White assigns comedians to advocate for one side of a classic case like Paper v. Plastic or Open Carry v. Open Container. Nota bene: the arguments you are about to hear are irrefutable, if not necessarily logical. If you find yourself embroiled in a similar debate, you are strongly advised to seek the advice of local counsel.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • Listen and learn: Lesson 1 - Intro

    • By: John Peter Sloan
    • Narrated by: John Peter Sloan
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Peter Sloan, "il più efficace insegnante di inglese mai apparso nel nostro Paese", ha scelto Audible per diffondere in esclusiva il suo primo corso di livello intermedio. Si tratta di una vera full immersion, di ben 27 episodi da 20 minuti da ascoltare in totale comodità e mobilità. All'interno di ogni lezione, si sviluppa un tema di conversazione, diviso in due parti e declinato in diverse rubriche.

    Regular price: $1.01

    • Murder Is My Racquet

    • Fourteen Original Tales of Love, Death, and Tennis by Today's Great Writers
    • By: Otto Penzler (editor), Lawrence Block, James W. Hall, and others
    • Narrated by: Dan John Miller
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Murder Is My Racquet is the most thrilling way to read about murder, intrigue...and tennis. This collection of stories by famous mystery writers, including Ridley Pearson and Lawrence Block, deals with the prestige of the high-stakes race to become one of the few international tennis stars, the promotional opportunities involved, the elimination of tournament competition, and the strategy of tennis in general.

    Regular price: $20.99

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