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    • 21st Century Dead

    • A Zombie Anthology
    • By: Christopher Golden (editor), Amber Benson, S. G. Browne, and others
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Bernadette Dunne, and others
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The Stoker Award-winning editor of the acclaimed, eclectic anthology The New Dead returns with 21st Century Dead and an all-new lineup of authors from every corner of the fiction world, shining a dark light on our fascination with tales of death and resurrection—and with zombies!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The good, the bad and the ugly...

    • By Linda B on 07-19-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Oz Reimagined

    • New Tales from the Emerald City and Beyond
    • By: Douglas Cohen (editor), John Joseph Adams (editor), Orson Scott Card, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Podehl, Tanya Eby
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    When L. Frank Baum introduced Dorothy and friends to the American public in 1900, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz became an instant, best-selling hit. Today the whimsical tale remains a cultural phenomenon that continues to spawn wildly popular books, movies, and musicals. Now, editors John Joseph Adams and Douglas Cohen have brought together leading fantasy writers such as Orson Scott Card and Jane Yolen to create the ultimate anthology for Oz fans.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Many Faces of Dorothy or Dot

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 07-19-14

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Pretty Birds

    • By: Scott Simon
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Celebrated NPR personality and acclaimed author Scott Simon is an Emmy and Peabody Award winner. This astonishing novel is based on his experiences covering the siege of Sarajevo.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • In amongst the Shells...

    • By Daryl on 06-12-17

    Regular price: $32.87

    • Unforgettable

    • By: Scott Simon
    • Narrated by: Scott Simon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    "I'm getting a life's lesson about grace from my mother in the ICU. We never stop learning from our mothers, do we?" When NPR Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon began tweeting from his mother's hospital room in July 2013, he didn't know that his missives would soon spread well beyond his 1.2 million followers. Squeezing the magnitude of his final days with her into 140-character updates, Simon's evocative and moving meditations spread virally.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Unforgettable Indeed!

    • By Eileen on 05-10-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • My Cubs

    • A Love Story
    • By: Scott Simon
    • Narrated by: Scott Simon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    No metaphor is necessary; the Chicago Cubs have been the living example of disappointment and failure for more than a century - until now. The Cubs' 2016 World Series win marked the end of a 108-year drought in the team's history, and Game Seven will forever be remembered as one of the most thrilling, monumental moments in sports history. For Scott Simon, host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday and a lifelong Cubs fan, it was a moment he never thought he'd live to see.

    Regular price: $14.00

    • Yiddish Radio Project

    • Stories from the Golden Age of Yiddish Radio
    • By: Scott Simon
    • Narrated by: Scott Simon, Carl Reiner, Jerry Stiller
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    From the 1930s to '50s, Yiddish radio was popular from coast to coast. By 1985, it was all but forgotten. Then musician and historian Henry Sapoznik discovered a few dozen acetate-coated aluminum discs at a rummage sale.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • You haven't heard this kind of talk in 20 years

    • By Mark on 05-17-04

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Just Getting Started

    • By: Tony Bennett, Scott Simon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    At 90, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons he has learned over the years. Now, in Just Getting Started, he pays homage to the remarkable people who inspired those lessons.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating autobiography of crooner, Tony Bennett

    • By B. Z., Grapstein on 02-08-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Thirteen

    • By: Scott Harrison, Dan Abnett, Cavan Scott, and others
    • Narrated by: Gemma Arterton, Lalla Ward, Frances Barber, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4 out of 5 stars 28
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      3 out of 5 stars 28

    In early 20th Century England Hamilton James Macaulay relates the tale of how he found himself in a Scarborough Bric-a-brac shop. The owner of the shop has 13 long playing records that each contain a hidden track at the end, that tell strange tales of future times. These 13 tales of terror will change Hamilton James Macaulay's life forever and he will leave the shop a murderer. Thirteen is a portmantaeu audio anthology, harking back to the classic horror albums of the 1970s.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gramaphone 78s spin some chills

    • By tru britty on 05-26-15

    Regular price: $10.32

    • The Phantom of the Open

    • By: Scott Murray, Simon Farnaby
    • Narrated by: Simon Farnaby
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When 46-year-old crane driver and former comedy stunt-diver Maurice Flitcroft chanced his way into the Open - having never before played a round of golf in his life - he ran up a record-worst score of 121. The sport’s ruling classes went nuclear and banned him. Maurice didn’t take it lying down. In a hilarious game of cat-and-mouse with The Man, he entered tournaments again - and again, and again - using increasingly ludicrous pseudonyms such as Gene Pacecki, Arnold Palmtree and Count Manfred von Hoffmanstel.

    Regular price: $24.80