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    • The Professor of Secrets

    • Mystery, Medicine, and Alchemy in Renaissance Italy
    • By: William Eamon
    • Narrated by: Victor Bevine
    • Length: 11 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    this exciting story illuminates the captivating world of the late Renaissance - in this case its plagues, remedies, and alchemy - through the life of Leonardo Fioravanti, a brilliant, remarkably forward-thinking, and utterly unconventional doctor. Fioravanti's marvelous cures and talent for self-aggrandizement earned him the adoration of the people, the scorn of the medical establishment, and a reputation as one of the age's most colorful, combative figures.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very informative and well researched

    • By Stefan on 03-16-11

    Regular price: $22.95

    • Poetry in Person

    • Twenty-five Years of Conversation with America's Poets
    • By: Lucille Clifton, Eamon Grennan, Edward Hirsch, and others
    • Narrated by: Alexander Neubauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    This first audio edition of Poetry in Person: 25 Years of Conversation with America’s Poets (Knopf, 2010), invites listeners into an intimate classroom with eight acclaimed poets. Full of compelling, in-depth conversation about manuscripts and drafts by the poets themselves, plus readings of the finished poems, these historic recordings offer one of the most detailed portraits ever produced of how poems are actually made.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating

    • By d on 08-28-16

    Regular price: $17.47