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    • In the Buddha's Words

    • An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon
    • By: Bhikkhu Bodhi - editor and translator
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 173
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    This landmark collection is the definitive introduction to the Buddha's teachings - in his own words. The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here presents selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught. Divided into 10 thematic chapters, In the Buddha's Words reveals the full scope of the Buddha's discourses, from family life and marriage to renunciation and the path of insight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging,thought provoking,great guide book.

    • By Jonny on 08-18-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Before She Sleeps

    • A Novel
    • By: Bina Shah
    • Narrated by: Deepti Gupta, Lameece Issaq, Soneela Nankani, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4 out of 5 stars 73
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 74

    In modern, beautiful Green City, the capital of Southwest Asia, gender selection, war, and disease have brought the ratio of men to women to alarmingly low levels. The government uses terror and technology to control its people, and now females must take multiple husbands to have children as quickly as possible. Yet there are some who resist, women who live in an underground collective and refuse to be part of the system. Secretly protected by the highest echelons of power, they emerge only at night....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By banks on 09-09-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Introduction to Tantra

    • The Transformation of Desire
    • By: Lama Thubten Yeshe, Jonathan Landaw - editor
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    What is tantra? Who is qualified to practice it? How should it be practiced? What are the results? According to Buddhism, every human being has the potential to achieve profound and lasting happiness. And according to the tantric teachings of Buddhism, this remarkable transformation can be realized very quickly if we utilize all aspects of our human energy - especially the energy of our desires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • best intro to tantra I've heard

    • By Eric R Linsky on 10-18-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Theory of Everything

    • An Integral Vision for Business, Politics, Science and Spirituality
    • By: Ken Wilber
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Here is a concise, comprehensive overview of Wilber's revolutionary thought and its application in today's world. In A Theory of Everything, Wilber uses clear, nontechnical language to present complex, cutting-edge theories that integrate the realms of body, mind, soul, and spirit. He then demonstrates how these theories and models can be applied to real-world problems in areas such as politics, medicine, business, education, and the environment.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Francisco Espejo

    • By Francisco Espejo on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Soul Without Shame

    • A Guide to Liberating Yourself from the Judge Within
    • By: Byron Brown, A.H. Almaas (Foreward)
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 11 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Whether we call it the inner critic, superego, or just plain nag, most of us have a "judge within" who's constantly on our case. A comprehensive guide to understanding how the inner critic works, this book offers practical, positive suggestions for breaking free of it. Using straightforward language and examples from everyday life, Byron Brown shows: Where the inner judge came from. How it operates. Why it trips us up. Why we believe we need it. How to develop awareness of it. How to disengage from it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So wonderful!!!

    • By Penny Godwin on 01-19-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Mindful Path to Addiction Recovery

    • A Practical Guide to Regaining Control over Your Life
    • By: Lawrence A. Peltz MD, Ronald D. Siegel PsyD (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Here, Dr. Lawrence Peltz, who has worked as an addiction psychiatrist for more than two decades, draws from his clinical experience and on the techniques of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) to explain the fundamental dynamics of addiction and the stages of the recovery process, and also gives us specific mindfulness exercises to support recovery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best 12 step mindfulness book out there!

    • By Chandra Stefanik on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • On Language

    • Chomsky's Classic Works 'Language and Responsibility' and 'Reflections on Language'
    • By: Noam Chomsky, Mitsou Ronat
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
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      4 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Described by the New York Times as "arguably the most important intellectual alive," Noam Chomsky is known throughout the world for his highly influential writings on language and politics. Featuring two of Chomsky's most popular and enduring books in one omnibus volume, On Language contains some of the noted linguist and political critic's most informal and accessible work to date, making it an ideal introduction to his thought.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult in audio format

    • By Commuting Learner on 09-19-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Buddhism

    • One Teacher, Many Traditions
    • By: His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Thubten Chodron
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    Buddhism is practiced by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, from Tibetan caves to Tokyo temples to redwood retreats. To an outside viewer, it might be hard to see what they all have in common. In Buddhism, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and American Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron map out with clarity the convergences and the divergences between the two major strains of Buddhism - the Sanskrit traditions of Tibet and East Asia and the Pali traditions of Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Difficult to follow.

    • By SKaredyKat on 02-07-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Moral Politics

    • How Liberals and Conservatives Think, 3rd Edition
    • By: George Lakoff
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    When Moral Politics was first published two decades ago, it redefined how Americans think and talk about politics through the lens of cognitive political psychology. Today, George Lakoff's classic text has become all the more relevant, as liberals and conservatives have come to hold even more vigorously opposed views of the world, with the underlying assumptions of their respective worldviews at the level of basic morality.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely insightful. awful to get through.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • An American Genocide

    • The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873
    • By: Benjamin Madley
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 15 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Between 1846 and 1873, California's Indian population plunged from perhaps 150,000 to 30,000. Benjamin Madley is the first historian to uncover the full extent of the slaughter, the involvement of state and federal officials, the taxpayer dollars that supported the violence, indigenous resistance, who did the killing, and why the killings ended. This deeply researched book is a comprehensive and chilling history of an American genocide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not for the faint at heart

    • By Rebecca Lindroos on 03-20-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 50 Greatest Short Stories

    • By: Terry O'Brien - editor, Terry O'Brien - introduction
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi, Deepti Gupta
    • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 3
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Selected from the best of the world's short fiction, 50 Great Short Stories brings together writings by great masters of the genre. Carefully picked for their timeless quality, listeners are sure to be delighted by the inclusion of such favourites as 'The Gift of the Magi', 'The Lady with the Dog', 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button', 'Rain' and 'Mrs Packletide's Tiger', to name but a few.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointed

    • By Nicole Singer on 12-14-18

    Regular price: $33.96

    • Being Nobody Going Nowhere

    • Meditations on the Buddhist Path
    • By: Ayya Khema
    • Narrated by: Claire Slemmer, Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    In this lucid classic, beloved teacher Ayya Khema introduces the listener to the essence of the Buddhist path. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. With specific, practical advice, Ayya Khema illuminates the practices of compassion and sympathetic joy, and offers forthright guidance in working with the hindrances that we all encounter in meditation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The only book you will ever need.

    • By Andrew on 01-10-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

    • By: Howard Zinn, Anthony Arnove
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass, Prentice Onayemi, Allyson Johnson, and others
    • Length: 31 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Selected testimonies to living history-speeches, letters, poems, songs-offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence; Naomi Klein, speaking from the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Liberty Square; a member of Dream Defenders, a youth organization that confronts systemic racial inequality; and more.

    Regular price: $38.47

    • The Bliss of Inner Fire

    • Heart Practice of the Six Yogas of Naropa
    • By: Lama Thubten Yeshe
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    In the classic best seller, Introduction to Tantra, Lama Yeshe offered a profound and wonderfully clear glimpse into the sophisticated practices of Tibetan Buddhist tantra. This present book, the last major teachings of this great lama, opens up the world of advanced practices for Highest Yoga Tantra initiates in much the same way his earlier work opened up the world of tantra in general. Lama's own realization of the transformative power of these practices comes through, inspiring his students to discover for themselves their own capacity for inexhaustible bliss.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the box that changed my life.

    • By Jennifer on 07-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: Amanda H. Podany
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
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    The ancient Near East is known as the "cradle of civilization" - and for good reason. Mesopotamia, Syria, and Anatolia were home to an extraordinarily rich and successful culture. Indeed, it was a time and place of earth-shaking changes for humankind: The beginnings of writing and law, kingship and bureaucracy, diplomacy and state-sponsored warfare, mathematics and literature. This Very Short Introduction offers a fascinating account of this momentous time in human history

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good for a Textbook

    • By Arshan on 04-19-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Meursault Investigation

    • By: Kamel Daoud, John Cullen - translator
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4 out of 5 stars 120
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 122

    He was the brother of "the Arab" killed by the infamous Meursault, the antihero of Camus' classic novel. Seventy years after that event, Harun, who has lived since childhood in the shadow of his sibling's memory, refuses to let him remain anonymous: He gives his brother a story and a name - Musa - and describes the events that led to Musa's casual murder on a dazzlingly sunny beach.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enthralling double feature!

    • By Kaui on 06-28-16

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Nothing Holy About It

    • The Zen of Being Just Who You Are
    • By: Tim Burkett
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
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      5 out of 5 stars 60

    According to legend, when the founder of Zen Buddhism was asked about the main principle of his holy teaching, he replied that there was "nothing holy about it!" Now, a millennium and a half later, Tim Burkett reveals how and why the wisdom of nonholiness is the key to a joyful heart. You don't need to go looking for something sacred - the happiness you seek is right where you are.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful words

    • By Asiyah on 05-04-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

    • An Introductory Guide to Deeper States of Meditation
    • By: Bhante Henepola Gunarantana, John Peddicord
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Countless people worldwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and best-selling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now, after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly style, Bhante introduces the listener to what have been known for centuries as the jhanas - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible Pali pronunciation

    • By Nelson Pires on 08-24-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Cruel World

    • A Novel
    • By: Joe Hart
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 13 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Hidden away from the world by his famous father, Quinn Kelly strives to find meaning in his life while struggling with a deformity that has kept him from leaving the only home he has ever known. On the eve of his departure a sudden and deadly virus sweeps across the nation, killing nearly all it touches. Within days Quinn is left to fend for himself in an empty world. But there is something still very much alive beyond the walls of his sanctuary.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Science of Growth

    • How Facebook Beat Friendster - and How Nine Other Startups Left the Rest in the Dust
    • By: Sean Ammirati, Richard Florida - foreword
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
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      4 out of 5 stars 88

    The lean entrepreneurship movement has captivated Silicon Valley and entrepreneurs across the country. It provided an agile framework to develop the right product solution for a given target market and is now used by almost every fledgling company to do just that. The next challenge is growth - to achieve the financial returns and, more importantly, the impact they dreamed of when starting off on their adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book

    • By Josh on 04-29-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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