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    • Where the Wild Things Are, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Doctor De Soto, & Owl Moon

    • By: Maurice Sendak, James Marshall, William Steig, and others
    • Narrated by: Peter Schickele, Ian Thomson, Jane Yolen
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Max is the hero of this beloved children's classic in which he makes mischief, sails away, tames the wild things, and returns home for supper.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a must listen!

    • By Brian on 02-18-08

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Baby Book

    • Everything You Need to Know About Your Baby from Birth to Age Two
    • By: William Sears M.D., Martha Sears R.N., Robert W. Sears M.D., and others
    • Narrated by: Mel Foster, Sherry Adams Foster
    • Length: 41 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The million-copy best seller by "the man who remade motherhood" ( Time) has now been revised, expanded, and brought thoroughly up-to-date—with the latest information on everything from diapering to day care, from midwifery to hospital birthing rooms, from postpartum nutrition to infant development. The Searses draw from their vast experience both as medical professionals and as parents to provide comprehensive information on virtually every aspect of infant care.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Informative and....LONG!!

    • By Brent on 08-15-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    • By: William James
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1905, The Varieties of Religious Experience is a collection of lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in 1901 and 1902. William James was a psychologist and, as such, his interest in religion was not that of a theologian but of a scientist. In these 20 lectures, he discusses the nature and origin of religious belief. The average believer is one who has inherited his religion, but this will not do for James's inquiry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dense & Insightful

    • By Chris R on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • A Collection of Lost and Forgotten Gospels, Texts and Apocryphal Books of the Bible

    • By: Daniel, James Donaldson, Enoch, and others
    • Narrated by: Michael Strader, Sandra Brautigam
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is a collection of 14 works of biblical apocrypha for students of lost Christian writings. The Apocrypha are a loosely knit series of books, written by early vanguards of Christianity (covering the eras of both the old and new testaments), which comprise somewhere between about a dozen to several hundred titles, depending on whom you ask and how that person defines the word Apocrypha. A small selection of these can still be found included in the Catholic bible, while a majority of the books in question, were abandoned by church officials in the early centuries of Christianity. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Varieties of Religious Experience

    • By: William James
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 18 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Varieties of Religious Experience is considered to be the classic work in the field. To quote Wikipedia, "James was most interested in understanding personal religious experience. The importance of James to the psychology of religion - and to psychology more generally - is difficult to overstate. He discussed many essential issues that remain of vital concern today. What makes James writing so special is that he could take a very complex subject and, without watering it down, make it understandable to 'the rest of us.'"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Profound stuff

    • By Empowerment on 09-05-09

    Regular price: $34.96

    • Pragmatism

    • A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking
    • By: William James, Sofia Pisou
    • Narrated by: Moe Egan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James is a unique work in American philosophy. This collection of lectures James himself delivered at the dawn of the twentieth century has been a landmark in the development of the philosophical movement of pragmatism.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, badly read

    • By Julius on 01-25-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Macbeth

    • A Summary of the Play by William Shakespeare
    • By: James Gardner, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Abridged
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    "The Tragedy of Macbeth" is a play written by William Shakespeare. Set mainly in Scotland, the play illustrates the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. The play was most likely written during the reign of James I, who had been James VI of Scotland before he succeeded to the English throne in 1603. James was a patron of Shakespeare's acting company and of all the plays Shakespeare wrote during James's reign, "Macbeth" most clearly reflects the playwright's relationship with the sovereign.

    Regular price: $4.40

    • The Principles of Psychology, Vol. I

    • By: William James
    • Narrated by: Christian Chapman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1890, this book established psychology as a science and served as the quintessential work in the field for decades. James' intricate studies and paradigm-shifting ideas transformed the way we look at human thought and action. The text covers the core concepts of what it means to be human - brain function, consciousness, discrimination, memory, sensation, imagination, reasoning, and instinct. The book is published in two volumes, the first containing Chapters I through XVI and the second continuing from XVII to XXVIII.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Happy this is on audible

    • By Matthew T. Giobbi on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • My Peculiar Family

    • An Anthology of Horror, Mystery and the Macabre
    • By: Les Rosenthal - editor, Derrick Belanger - editor, Brian Belanger - editor, and others
    • Narrated by: Colby Elliott
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    My Peculiar Family is an anthology of Gothic horror and unusual stories like none ever published before! Combining New York Times best-selling authors (Christopher Golden, Tracy Hickman), Amazon best-selling authors (William Meikle, Derrick Belanger, Rob Watts), award-winning authors (James A. Moore, Stacey Longo), and emerging talents, this anthology unites these authors, who have sold millions and million books between them, to come together for a common cause.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Night Land: A Story Retold

    • By: James Stoddard, William Hope Hodgson
    • Narrated by: Jason Mills
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    The story opens in the 19th century but quickly moves to the far future, where the sun has gone out, leaving the world in a darkness broken only by strange lights and mysterious fires. Over the ages, monsters and evil forces have descended to the Earth, compelling the surviving humans to take refuge in a great pyramid of imperishable metal built in a miles-deep chasm. The monsters surround the pyramid in a perpetual siege lasting for eons, waiting for the moment when its defenses will fail.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing journey

    • By Takashi Kurita on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Pluralistic Universe by William James

    • The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Chapter by Chapter Summary and Author Biography!
    • By: William James, Israel Bouseman
    • Narrated by: Bruce T. Harvey
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    The Pluralistic Universe is a product of the mind of William James, thought to be one of the most influential thinkers of the early 19th century. James was known as the father of American psychology and the founder of the school of radical empiricism. The Pluralistic Universe is a collection of lectures that James gave at Oxford University between 1908 and 1909. They contain the earliest expression of some of his most profound metaphysical thoughts.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Single Mothers Raising Sons in a Fatherless Home

    • A Report for Successfully Guiding a Boy Through His Toughest Years
    • By: Dr. William James
    • Narrated by: Angel Clark
    • Length: 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    With Single Mothers Raising Sons in a Fatherless Home, Dr. William James brings his experience to bear upon the serious topic of boys being raised in homes in which fathers are not present.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very real topic

    • By SerialKillerBatman8 on 06-26-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Will to Succeed

    • 10 Motivational Principles for Success in Business
    • By: Jerome Homish, Robert Curran, Tom Janicik, and others
    • Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    As one of the greatest LinkedIn branding experts, with dozens of media appearances, Greig Wells has helped over 55,000 people find their way back to work. And now with nine other amazing stories of finding success through terrifying adversity, you can learn how to find the path to success in your own life.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 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
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    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

    • The Dead Man Vol 1

    • Face of Evil, Ring of Knives, Hell in Heaven
    • By: Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, James Daniels
    • Narrated by: James Daniels, Luke Daniels
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Matthew Cahill is a simple man leading a quiet life... until he is tragically killed in an avalanche at a ski resort. Three months later his corpse is found and sent to the morgue - but then something inexplicable happens. He wakes up. Now he can see evil... as a festering rot that eats people alive from the inside out. And he can see Mr. Dark, the horrific figure who gleefully spreads it like a plague... and whois the only one who can tell Matt whether he is still a man... or the walking dead.For Matt, each day is a journey into a supernatural world he knows nothing about....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • FORCE OF HATE, STRONGER THAN GRAVITY

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Meaning of Truth

    • The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Summary, Analysis and Author Biography
    • By: William James, Sofia Pisou
    • Narrated by: Marlain Angelides
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Meaning of Truth is a prime example of the philosophical movement of pragmatism, which was developed in the United States in the 19th century. Written in 1907 by one of the most ardent proponents of pragmatism, William James, this collection of fifteen essays answers the critiques that pragmatist tradition had received.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hamlet

    • A Summary of the Play by William Shakespeare
    • By: James Gardner, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 34 mins
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    "The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark" is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. Hamlet is Shakespeare's longest play and among the most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature, with a story capable of "seemingly endless retelling and adaptation by others." The play seems to have been one of Shakespeare's most popular works during his lifetime and still ranks among his most-performed. It has inspired writers from Goethe and Dickens to Joyce and Murdoch, and has been described as "the world's most-filmed story after Cinderella".

    Regular price: $4.40

    • The Merchant of Venice

    • A Summary of the Play by William Shakespeare
    • By: James Gardner, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Abridged
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    "The Merchant of Venice" is a 16th-century play by William Shakespeare in which a merchant in Venice must default on a large loan provided by a Jewish moneylender. It has been listed among Shakespeare's greatest comedies, although its tone is often dramatic. This is a detailed summary of the play, written in today's language, for all willing to acquire a greater understanding of Shakespeare's work and widen their culture.

    Regular price: $4.40

    • King Lear

    • A Summary of the Play by William Shakespeare
    • By: James Gardner, William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Katie Haigh
    • Length: 32 mins
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    "King Lear" is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare, depicting the gradual descent into madness of the title character after he disposes of his kingdom giving bequests to two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, bringing tragic consequences for all. The play is derived from the legend of Leir of Britain, a mythological pre-Roman Celtic king; after the English Restoration, it was often revised with a happy ending for audiences who disliked its dark and depressing tone, but since the nineteenth century, Shakespeare's original version has been regarded as one of his supreme achievements.

    Regular price: $4.40

    • Without a Conscious...

    • By: James William Peercy
    • Narrated by: Dan Boice
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    Under a ruthless plot carried out in the name of progress and greed, our nation is attacked. Hindered from the truth by those in power, it's a fight for the right to survive. When Cliff finds a photo of his murdered grandmother under the door of his apartment, his whole world explodes. Haunted by a mysterious caller, hunted by an unknown murderer, this mystery drags an ordinary college boy into a foul formula for genocide.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • hard to follow

    • By Steven/Karen on 05-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

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