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    • How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine Management

    • By: Vegard Kolbjørnsrud, Richard Amico, Robert J. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Fleet Cooper
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Many alarms have sounded on the potential for artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to upend the workforce, especially for easy-to-automate jobs. But managers at all levels will have to adapt to the world of smart machines. The fact is, artificial intelligence will soon be able to do the administrative tasks that consume much of managers’ time faster, better, and at a lower cost.

    "How Artificial Intelligence Will Redefine Management" is from hbr.com, published on November 2, 2016.

    Regular price: $3.95

    • A General Theory of Love

    • By: Richard Lannon MD, Thomas Lewis MD, Fari Amini MD
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This original and lucid account of the complexities of love and its essential role in human well-being draws on the latest scientific research. Three eminent psychiatrists tackle the difficult task of reconciling what artists and thinkers have known for thousands of years about the human heart with what has only recently been learned about the primitive functions of the human brain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one of only a few books i would prefer in print.

    • By Jason Wakeman on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $26.59

    • Healing Our Violence Through the Journey of Centering Prayer

    • By: Richard Rohr O.F.M., Thomas Keating O.C.S.O.
    • Narrated by: Richard Rohr O.F.M., Thomas Keating O.C.S.O.
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
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    Two internationally known spiritual guides explore integrating our inner and outer journeys. They challenge us to confront our inner and social violence and bring it to healing and transformation in a sacred and ecumenical context. Rohr and Keating each give insights on awakening to God's friendship, coming to know God and ourselves, growing in love through centering prayer, facing evil around us and our demons within us as well as opening our deep selves to divine therapy which heals our wounds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Christian Spirituality for Adults

    • By Mark on 12-31-11

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Why Bob Dylan Matters

    • By: Richard F. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, a debate raged. Some celebrated while many others questioned the choice. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter who wouldn't even deign to attend the medal ceremony? In Why Bob Dylan Matters, Harvard Professor Richard F. Thomas answers this question with magisterial erudition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classical Dylan

    • By Buretto on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Moral Compass

    • An Audio Library of Stories for a Life's Journey, Volume 1
    • By: William J. Bennett, Richard Thomas
    • Narrated by: William J. Bennett, Charlton Heston, Betty White, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
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    Organized by the stages along life's journey, The Moral Compass moves from the first character lessons taught in the home to the countless choices that call the virtues into play. The stories and poems continually serve as reference points on a moral compass, guiding the reader through the ethical and spiritual challenges along the pathway of life: leaving home, entering into marriage, easing the burdens of others, nurturing one's children, and fulfilling the obligations of citizenship and leadership.

    Regular price: $19.93

    • On Call in Hell

    • A Doctor's Iraq War Story
    • By: Richard Jadick, Thomas Hayden
    • Narrated by: Lloyd James
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cdr. Richard Jadick's story is one of the most extraordinary to come out of the war in Iraq. At 38, the last place the Navy doctor was expected to be was on the front lines. He was too old to be called up, but not too old to volunteer. In November 2004, with the military reeling from an acute doctor shortage, Jadick chose to accompany the First Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment (the "1/8") to Iraq.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a story!

    • By Sher from Provo on 08-15-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Why Dylan Matters

    • By: Richard F. Thomas
    • Narrated by: Nick Landrum
    • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
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    When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, the literary world was up in arms. How could the world's most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter in his 70s, who wouldn't even deign to make a victory speech? In Why Dylan Matters, Harvard professor Richard F. Thomas answers that question with magisterial erudition.

    Regular price: $9.05

    • Don't Treat Young Adults as Teenagers

    • By: Laurence Steinberg, Thomas Grisso, Elizabeth S. Scott, and others
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Don't Treat Young Adults as Teenagers" is from the April 30, 2016 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Laurence Steinberg, Thomas Grisso, Elizabeth S. Scott and Richard J. Bonnie and narrated by Kristi Burns.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Famous Adventures and Prison Escapes of the Civil War

    • By: William Pitterger, A E Richards, Basil W Duke, and others
    • Narrated by: Felbrigg Napoleon Herriot
    • Length: 8 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This collection of narratives, all told by people who were actually part of the American Civil War, was first published in 1885 and was received very well by the public, who caused it to have a further five reprints during the next few years. You'll hear about a number of famous escapades that took place during the Civil War, from a civilian with Unionist sympathies but living in the South, through to the unparalleled locomotive chase that inspired Buster Keaton's all time classic silent movie The General.

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    • Dont waste your time - even if its on sale

    • By William E. Eggleston on 02-23-17

    Regular price: $7.22

    • Emotional Intelligence: How to Increase EQ, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills and Achieve Success

    • By: Thomas Richards
    • Narrated by: Martin James
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Throughout this book, you will understand the techniques to mastering your emotions and increasing your EQ, interpersonal skills, and communication skills. Having the ability to command your emotions and understand them will help you maximize success!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Recommended

    • By Krystalina Soash on 05-27-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • British Classic Short Stories

    • By: Hugh Walpole, Thomas Hardy, Virginia Woolf, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A rich and varied collection of classic short stories by British writers: 'Quality' by John Galsworthy, 'The Mark on the Wall' by Virginia Woolf, 'The Horse Dealer’s Daughter' by D. H. Lawrence, 'The Ticking of the Clock' by Louisa Baldwin, 'The Fiddler of the Reels' by Thomas Hardy, 'The Return' by R. Murray Gilchrist, 'Kew Gardens' by Virginia Woolf, 'Seashore Macabre' by Hugh Walpole, 'Satan’s Circus' by Eleanor Smith, 'The Coffin Merchant' by Richard Middleton....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • narration completely detracts. couldn't finish it.

    • By alan cameron on 04-16-17

    Regular price: $95.94

    • Unlikely Stories

    • 44 Tales of the Weird and Fantastical
    • By: Edith Wharton, Richard Middleton, Hugh Walpole, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 13 mins
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    A gripping collection of weird and fantastical stories of supernatural and unbelievable happenings. "Pomegranate Seed" by Edith Wharton; "The Tiger" by Hugh Walpole; "When I Was Dead" by Vincent O'Sullivan; "The Fire" by Charles John Cutcliffe Hyne; "Satan's Circus" by Eleanor Smith; "The Coffin Merchant" by Richard Middleton; and more tall stories....

    Regular price: $98.17

    • Puppy Training Boot Camp

    • The Ultimate Guide on Training Your Puppy for Good Behaviour
    • By: Richard Thomas
    • Narrated by: Daniel Moran
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Are you thinking of getting a puppy? Or do you own a puppy that behaves badly or does not follow your commands? Would you like to learn how to train him or her, to assert your authority and ensure that he or she is well behaved and responsive to your commands? If your answer to these questions is in the affirmative, you're in luck, because today teaching your dog good behavior will be our focus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pictures

    • By Patricia on 02-22-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Jerry Springer

    • The Opera
    • By: Stewart Lee, Richard Thomas
    • Narrated by: David Soul
    • Length: 2 hrs
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    Jerry Springer: The Opera is the multi award winning, hit musical filmed live in London's West End. Starring David Soul, the original star of the cult TV show Starsky & Hutch, this theatrical spectacle made theatre history by receiving an unprecedented four awards for Best Musical at the Olivier Awards, the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards, the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, and the What's On Stage Awards.

    Regular price: $6.70

    • Oakland’s ‘Ghost Ship,’ Site of Fire, Was a Motley Warehouse With a History

    • By: Julie Turkewitz, Thomas Fuller, Richard Pérez Peña, and others
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Oakland’s ‘Ghost Ship,’ Site of Fire, Was a Motley Warehouse With a History" is from the December 5, 2016 United States section of The New York Times. It was written by Julie Turkewitz, Thomas Fuller, Richard Pérez Peña and Conor Dougherty and narrated by Caroline Miller.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Fortune

    • Winning: Great Executive Success Stories You Can Use
    • By: Patricia Sellers, Richard Teitelbaum, Thomas Teal
    • Narrated by: Eric Conger, Jo Haden
    • Length: 1 hr and 31 mins
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    Are there really secrets to success? Turn to Fortune for analysis and information about the people and ideas that drive global business. These eight articles profile business executives - from corporate giants to innovative entrepreneurs - who have something important in common: successful approaches to business challenges.

    Regular price: $11.40

    • Sprawling Fires Grow Steadily Larger, Choking the Bay Area in Smoke

    • By: Thomas Fuller, Denise Grady, Richard Pérez Peña
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The worst wildfires to tear through California in nearly a century have killed 29 people and torched a vast area of the state’s north, but the reach of the blazes is spreading dramatically further by the day, as thick plumes of smoke blow through population centers across the Bay Area.

    "Sprawling Fires Grow Steadily Larger, Choking the Bay Area in Smoke" is from the October 12, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Fuller, Denise Grady and Richard Pérez Peña and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • At Least 4 Killed in Shooting in Northern California

    • By: Richard Pérez Peña, Thomas Fuller
    • Narrated by: Archie Montgomery
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Rampaging through a small Northern California town, a gunman took aim Tuesday at people at an elementary school and several other locations, killing at least four and wounding at least 10 before he was fatally shot by police, the local sheriff’s office said.

    "At Least 4 Killed in Shooting in Northern California" is from the November 14, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Richard Pérez Peña and Thomas Fuller and narrated by Archie Montgomery.

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    • Residents Flee Walls of Flame to Outrun Fires

    • By: Thomas Fuller, Richard Pérez Peña, Jonah Engel Bromwich
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 9 mins
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    With roads still blocked by the police and fires still raging across broad swaths of Northern California, Matt Lenzi hiked through smoke-choked vineyards and waded the Napa River to reach the home his father lived in for 53 years. In its place, he found only blackened debris, blackened earth, and ash.

    "Residents Flee Walls of Flame to Outrun Fires" is from the October 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Thomas Fuller, Richard Pérez Peña and Jonah Engel Bromwich and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

    Regular price: $0.95