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    • An Unreliable Man

    • By: Jostein Gaarder
    • Narrated by: Chris Courtenay
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jakop is a lonely man. Divorced from his wife, with no friends apart from his constant companion Pelle, he spends his life attending the funerals of people he doesn't know, obscuring his identity in a web of improbable lies. As his addiction to storytelling spirals out of control, he is forced to reconcile his love of language and stories with the ever more urgent need for human connection. An Unreliable Man is a moving and thought-provoking novel about loneliness and truth, about seeking a place in the world and about how language and storytelling give our lives meaning.   

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Too Big to Walk

    • The New Science of Dinosaurs
    • By: Brian J. Ford
    • Narrated by: Chris Courtenay
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ever since Jurassic Park we thought we knew how dinosaurs lived their lives. In this remarkable new book, Brian J. Ford reveals that dinosaurs were, in fact, profoundly different from what we believe, and their environment was unlike anything we have previously thought. In this meticulous and absorbing account, Ford reviews the latest scientific evidence to show that the popular accounts of dinosaurs’ lives contain ideas that are no more than convenient inventions: how dinosaurs mated, how they hunted and communicated, how they nursed their young, even how they moved....

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    • Ignorant, self acclaiming, blowhard!

    • By William Lauffer on 07-13-18

    Regular price: $18.54

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    • Alan Turing Decoded
    • By: Dermot Turing
    • Narrated by: Chris Courtenay
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by his unappreciative country, and it has become hard to disentangle the real man from the story. It is easy to cast him as a misfit, the stereotypical professor.

    Regular price: $19.62