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    • Who We Are and How We Got Here

    • By: David Reich
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archaeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry. In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows listeners to discover how the human genome provides not only all the information a human embryo needs to develop but also the hidden story of our species.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, No Maps Available thru Audible

    • By Jane W. on 07-15-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 51
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    In his perilous journey home after the Trojan War, Odysseus must pass through the land of the Cyclops, encounter Circe the Enchantress, and face the terrible Charybdis and the six-headed serpent Scylla.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great

    • By csk on 06-06-08

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Iliad & The Odyssey

    • By: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 786
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      4 out of 5 stars 421
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    Little is known about the Ancient Greek oral poet Homer, the supposed 8th century BC author of the world-read Iliad and his later masterpiece, The Odyssey. These classic epics provided the basis for Greek education and culture throughout the classical age and formed the backbone of humane education through the birth of the Roman Empire and the spread of Christianity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Audio

    • By Tiffany on 02-18-07

    Regular price: $28.95

    • The Church History

    • By: Eusebius, Paul L. Maier - translator, Paul L. Maier - commentary by
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Often called the "Father of Church History", Eusebius was the first to trace the rise of Christianity during its crucial first three centuries from Christ to Constantine. Our principal resource for earliest Chrisitianity, The Church History presents a panorama of apostles, church fathers, emperors, bishops, heroes, heretics, confessors, and martyrs. This audiobook edition includes Paul L. Maier's clear and precise translation, historical commentary on each book in The Church History, and numerous maps, illustrations, and photographs. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Overview of Early Church History

    • By M. hooper on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • I and Thou

    • By: Martin Buber
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 82
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    Martin Buber’s I and Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born after World War II considers Buber one of its prophets. Buber’s main proposition is that we may address existence in two ways: (1) that of the “I” toward an “It,” toward an object that is separate in itself, which we either use or experience; (2) that of the “I” toward “Thou,” in which we move into existence in a relationship without bounds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, Spiritual, Philosophical Masterpiece

    • By Theo Horesh on 02-28-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • He Held Radical Light

    • The Art of Faith, the Faith of Art
    • By: Christian Wiman
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Christian Wiman explores the relationships between art and faith, death and fame, heaven and oblivion. Above all, He Held Radical Light is a love letter to poetry, filled with moving, surprising, and sometimes funny encounters with the poets Wiman has known.  

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Ancient Greece, Second Edition

    • From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times
    • By: Thomas R. Martin
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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    In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century BC. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general audiences alike. Now in its second edition, this classic work now features updates throughout.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just the way I like it!

    • By Sean Nowland on 07-25-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Third Thoughts

    • By: Steven Weinberg
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and author of the classic The First Three Minutes, Weinberg shares his views on some of the most fundamental and fascinating aspects of physics and the universe. But he does not seclude science behind disciplinary walls or shy away from politics, taking on what he sees as the folly of manned spaceflight, the harms of inequality, and the importance of public goods. His point of view is rationalist, realist, reductionist, and devoutly secularist. 

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The God Who Is There, 30th Anniversary Edition

    • By: Francis A. Schaeffer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
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    For decades, The God Who Is There has been the landmark book that changed the way the church sees the world. In Francis Schaeffer's remarkable analysis, we learn where the clashing ideas about God, science, history, and art came from and where they are going. This edition includes a foreword by James W. Sire that places Schaeffer's seminal work in the context of the intellectual turbulence of the early 21st century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Relevant,Loving God

    • By Miss Dixon, Amazon Customer on 06-09-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • My Bright Abyss

    • Meditation of a Modern Believer
    • By: Christian Wiman
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Seven years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, is a moving meditation on what a viable contemporary faith - responsive not only to modern thought and science but also to religious tradition - might look like. 

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Samuel Butler - translator
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 183
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      4 out of 5 stars 49
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    One of the most extraordinary achievements in world literary history. Too good to be relegated to the dustbin of high-school required reading, the first of Homer's epic poems tells of the counsel of Nestor, Achilles' slaying of Hector, and the defeat of the Trojans by the Greeks. (Translated by Samuel Butler.)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Illiad at three or four times the price worth it?

    • By James M on 12-29-03

    Regular price: $23.80

    • Empire of Self

    • A Life of Gore Vidal
    • By: Jay Parini
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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    The product of 30 years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini's Empire of Self probes behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal's colorful life to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truth underlying his celebrity-strewn life. But there is plenty of glittering surface as well - a virtual who's who of the American Century, from Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart through the Kennedys, Princess Margaret, and the creme de la creme of Hollywood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done!

    • By Christopher on 03-22-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Art of Flavor

    • Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food
    • By: Daniel Patterson, Mandy Aftel
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Two masters of composition - a chef and a perfumer - present a revolutionary new approach to creating delicious food. Michelin two-star chef Daniel Patterson and celebrated natural perfumer Mandy Aftel are experts at orchestrating ingredients. Yet in a world awash in cooking shows and food blogs, they noticed, home cooks get little guidance in the art of flavor. In this trailblazing guide, they share the secrets to making the most of your ingredients via an indispensable set of tools and principles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pallets be like give me some more

    • By John on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Winning the Loser's Game

    • Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing
    • By: Charles D. Ellis
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
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    This indispensable investment guide asks the question: how can an individual invest successfully when the majority always fails?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Classic on Efficient Market Hypothesis

    • By JOSHUA HELMAN, M.D. on 03-13-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Beautiful Losers

    • By: Leonard Cohen
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Bronson Pinchot, John Lescault
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 3
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    One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen's most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead. In that hell, two men and a woman twine impossibly and betray one another again and again. Memory blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy - and redemption takes the form of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been dead for 300 years but still has the power to save even the most degraded of her suitors.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Well .... I'm conflicted ...

    • By Susannah on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth

    • By: Andrew Carnegie
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    His good friend Mark Twain dubbed him "St. Andrew." British Prime Minister William Gladstone called him an "example" for the wealthy. Such terms seldom apply to multimillionaires. But Andrew Carnegie was no run-of-the-mill steel magnate. At age 13 and full of dreams, he sailed from his native Dunfermline, Scotland, to America. Here, in one volume, are two impressive works by Andrew Carnegie himself: his autobiography and The Gospel of Wealth, a groundbreaking manifesto on the duty of the wealthy to give back to society all of their fortunes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational Man

    • By Tony Mc on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Theory of the Leisure Class

    • By: Thorstein Veblen
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    In this, his best-known work, the controversial American economist and social critic Thorstein Veblen appropriates Darwin's theory of evolution to analyze the modern industrial system. For Veblen, the shallowness and superficiality observed in society results from the tendency to believe that true accomplishment lies in arriving at a condition of ostentatious wealth and status.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Transformational Church

    • Creating a New Scorecard for Congregations
    • By: Thom Rainer, Ed Stetzer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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    Churches committed to following Christ's example want this world changed for the sake of eternity. While the supernatural piece of making that happen goes without saying, how does a body of believers do its part to be in that "sweet spot" where true spiritual transformation occurs?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Content Bad Narrator

    • By ajglenn1822 on 12-14-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom

    • By: Van K. Tharp, D.R. Barton, Steve Sjuggerud
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 71
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    Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom shows you how to know in 30 seconds whether you should be in or out of the market. The authors show you how great investors avoid mistakes, and win big. With Van Tharp's legendary risk-control techniques, learn how the world's most profitable investors reduce their risk and leave their wealth-generating potential unlimited, and how you can too.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid !!!

    • By Tehzeeb on 12-13-06

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Why Not Socialism?

    • By: G. A. Cohen
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 59
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      4 out of 5 stars 45
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    Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? In this concise book, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents with clarity and wit a compelling moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. There are times, G. A. Cohen notes, when we all behave like socialists.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • huh?

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-05-18

    Regular price: $6.00

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