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    • Ep. 2: Warren G. Harding (Presidents Are People Too)

    • By: Alexis Coe, Elliott Kalan, Jane Mayer, and others
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Alexis and Elliott take a closer look at the man many consider to be one of the country's worst presidents, #29 — Warren G. Harding. They talk with The New Yorker writer Jane Mayer, former Nixon counsel John Dean, and enlist the help of comedian Paula Poundstone, Radiolab's Robert Krulwich, and others, to bring Harding's raunchiest scandal to life.

    Regular price: $2.99

    • The Science of Superheroes

    • By: Lois Gresh, Robert Weinberg, introduction by Dean Koontz
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 349
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      4 out of 5 stars 105
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      4 out of 5 stars 106

    If the planet Krypton had a gravitational field strong enough to account for Superman's amazing strength, would it be possible to launch a rocket ship from the planet's surface? Could evolution actually produce X-Men? The Science of Superheroes takes a lighthearted but clearheaded look at the real science behind some of the greatest superhero comic books of all time.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • To much irrelvent information

    • By Stefon on 12-06-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Great Cholesterol Myth - Exposing the Truth About Saturated Fat

    • By: Dr. Dean Roberts
    • Narrated by: Jeff Raynor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    So-called government and health "authorities" never tire of reminding those of us who live in industrialized countries that heart disease is a major cause of death. They go even further when they tell us that heart disease is eminently preventable, all the while conceding that one's genetic background predetermines numerous factors with influence over each individual's risk of succumbing to heart attack. They tout that diet is a foremost factor among causes of heart disease and that modifying your diet provides a workable means of preventing heart attacks.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you for uncovering some truth!

    • By Frank E Einsetler on 03-04-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The God of New Beginnings

    • How the Power of Relationship Brings Hope and Redeems Lives
    • By: Matt Roberts, Rob Cowles, Dean Merrill
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Nearly everyone has someone in their circle of acquaintances who struggles - an out-of-control friend or relative whose habits or relationships are in chaos. Is there any hope, or is he or she doomed to self-destruction? Pastors Rob Cowles and Matt Roberts say God is equal to the challenge! 

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Great Mysteries, Great Writers

    • Five Adventures in Suspense
    • By: Carol Higgins Clark, Mary Higgins Clark, Dean Koontz, and others
    • Narrated by: Elliot Gould, Bess Armstrong, Betsy Palmer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 41
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      3 out of 5 stars 22
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      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Don't toss out the cake and candles just yet. Philip Roth, who, among other notable achievements, changed the way Americans laugh about masturbation, celebrates his birthday on March 19th. Check out: I Married a Communist and Operation Shylock.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Audio quality a let-down

    • By Julia on 05-17-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • History of Empires: Rise and Fall of the Greatest Empires in History!

    • Understanding the Roman Empire, American Empire, British Empire, & Much More
    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: Sam Bubis
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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      1 out of 5 stars 1
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    War. Famine. Conquest. Death. Explore the rise and fall of history’s greatest empires. History Of Empires: Rise and Fall of the Greatest Empires in History! Understanding the Roman Empire, American Empire, British Empire, & Much More is a thrilling study of empires whose leaders lost sight of their civic obligations, leading to revolts, social disruption, and inescapable destruction.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • World History

    • History of the World: Ancient History in Mesopotamia to Modern History - The Events, People and Leaders That Shaped Our Planet
    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    History of the World: Ancient History in Mesopotamia to Modern History - The Events, People, and Leaders that Shaped Our Planet offers a tantalizing glimpse of our vast and varied history that is sure to inspire further study. Along the way, you will glimpse the intertwining of culture that led to our modern technology, science, arts, religions, and literature; discovering how our ancestor’s belief systems, thoughts, and culture inform who we are today.  

    • History of the World: Ancient History in Mesopotamia to Modern History - The Events, People and Leaders That Shaped Our Planet
    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Release date: 11-14-17
    • 1 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Stalkers

    • 19 Original Tales by the Masters of Terror (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Edward D. Hoch, Joe R. Lansdale, Dan Lowry, and others
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campanella, David Dukes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
    • Highlights
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      3 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Darkness falls quickly when you're being stalked...but it is always dark when you are a stalker.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Mediocre Collection at Best

    • By Delilah on 05-23-15

    Regular price: $13.96

    • World History: World History, Europe

    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: Todd Weir
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    We’ve come so far since our prehistoric beginnings. The world we know today is unlike anything past generations have witnessed and experienced. And yet, we all share a common history. Hence, it goes without saying that learning the history of the world is something we all owe to ourselves, especially if we want to better understand the society we live in today.  

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator Got Frustrated During Recording

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-11-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Ancient History: History of the Ancient World

    • Ancient Civilizations, and Ancient Empires
    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: Trevor Clinger
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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    History of the Ancient World: Ancient Civilizations, and Ancient Empires. History that Defined our World offers a tantalizing glimpse into our vast and complex ancient history that is sure to inspire further study. There is a lot to be learned from ancient history. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was full of cool stuff!

    • By peggy on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Laugh Factory Vol. 33 of All Access with Dom Irrera - Best of Vol. 3

    • By: Gerry Bednob, Neil Brennan, Dane Cook, and others
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    A special "best of" presentation from Volumes 21 through 30. Highlights include: Dane Cook, Harland Williams, Jon Lovitz, Paul Rodriguez, Modi, Gerry Bednob, Dean Edwards, Jeremy Hotz, Jo Koy, Darwin Hines, Godfrey, Robert Kelly, Nick Thune, Neil Brennan, and Maz Jobrani.

    Regular price: $2.95

    • Ancient History, Bundle 1: History of Empires, Ancient History

    • By: Robert Dean
    • Narrated by: Chiquito Joaquim Crasto
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A captivating study of the beginnings of art, engineering, architecture, and more. An overview of some of the most powerful empires throughout history that helped make humankind the versatile and complicated species we are today. History of Empires: Rise and Fall of the Greatest "Empires" in History! Understanding The: Roman Empire, American Empire, British Empire, & Much More. A thrilling study of empires whose leaders lost sight of their civic obligations, leading to revolts, social disruption, and inescapable destruction. Journey through war, famine, conquest, and death.  

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Pick-Up Game

    • A Full Day of Full Court
    • By: Marc Aronson, Charles R. Smith, Walter Dean Myers, and others
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham, Quincy Tyler Bernstine
    • Length: 3 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    It’s one single steamy July day at the West 4th Street Court in New York City, otherwise known as the Cage. Hotshot baller ESPN is wooing the scouts, Boo is struggling to guard the weird new guy named Waco, a Spike Lee wannabe has video rolling, and virgin Irene is sizing up six-foot-eight-and-a-half-inch-tall Chester. Nine of young-adult literature’s top writers reveal how it all goes down in this searing novel in short stories that each ingeniously pick up where the last one ends.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Uneven but memorable

    • By Melissa on 06-21-13

    Regular price: $16.09