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    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-A

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Members of The Science Fiction Writers of America
    • By: Theodore Sturgeon, Ben Bova - editor, Lester del Rey, and others
    • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla, Kevin T. Collins, Mark Boyett, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964, containing 11 great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field. Published in 1973 to honor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced tens of thousands to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Greatest' is the word...

    • By dutch wolff on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Misbehaving

    • The Making of Behavioral Economics
    • By: Richard Thaler
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,617
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,581

    Richard H. Thaler has spent his career studying the radical notion that the central agents in the economy are humans - predictable, error-prone individuals. Misbehaving is his arresting, frequently hilarious account of the struggle to bring an academic discipline back down to earth - and change the way we think about economics, ourselves, and our world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I'm a lot smarter than I was before

    • By Barrie Bramley on 10-04-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 1, 1929–1964

    • The Greatest Science Fiction Stories of All Time Chosen by the Members of the Science Fiction Writers of America
    • By: Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, Isaac Asimov, and others
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman, L. J. Ganser, Richard Ferrone
    • Length: 28 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 237

    This book contains 26 of the greatest science fiction stories ever written. They represent the considered verdict of the Science Fiction Writers of America, those who have shaped the genre and who know, more intimately than anyone else, what the criteria for excellence in the field should be. The authors chosen for the Science Fiction Hall Fame are the men and women who have shaped the body and heart of modern science fiction; their brilliantly imaginative creations continue to inspire and astound new generations of writers and fans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CHAPTER LIST to Help Find Stories

    • By Lance on 06-07-18

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

    • The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns, 10th Anniversary Edition
    • By: John C. Bogle
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    The Little Book of Common Sense Investing is the classic guide to getting smart about the market. Legendary mutual fund pioneer John C. Bogle reveals his key to getting more out of investing: low-cost index funds. Bogle describes the simplest and most effective investment strategy for building wealth over the long term: buy and hold, at very low cost, a mutual fund that tracks a broad stock market Index such as the S&P 500.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book for anyone interested in investing

    • By bryan on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Innovator's Dilemma

    • When New Technologies Cause Great Firms to Fail
    • By: Clayton M. Christensen
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 459
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 403
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 400

    His work is cited by the world's best-known thought leaders, from Steve Jobs to Malcolm Gladwell. In this classic best seller - one of the most influential business books of all time - innovation expert Clayton Christensen shows how even the most outstanding companies can do everything right - yet still lose market leadership. Christensen explains why most companies miss out on new waves of innovation.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This book is best read, not heard

    • By Andrea Rudert on 09-09-17

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Capital in the Twenty-First Century

    • By: Thomas Piketty, Arthur Goldhammer (translator)
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 24 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,560
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,176

    What are the grand dynamics that drive the accumulation and distribution of capital? Questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth lie at the heart of political economy. But satisfactory answers have been hard to find for lack of adequate data and clear guiding theories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audio format still useful to get the gist of it

    • By Kazuhiko on 06-14-14

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Sales Management. Simplified

    • The Straight Truth About Getting Exceptional Results from Your Sales Team
    • By: Mike Weinberg
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 804
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 804

    Why do sales organizations fall short? Every day expert consultants like Mike Weinberg are called on by companies large and small to find the answer - and it's one that may surprise you. Typically the issue lies not with the sales team - but with how it is being led. Through their attitude and actions, senior executives and sales managers unknowingly undermine performance. In Sales Management. Simplified. Weinberg tells it straight, calling out the problems plaguing sales forces and the costly mistakes made by even the best-intentioned sales managers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Results over Activity? Results win

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-01-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • In the Plex

    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,915
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,852
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,860

    Few companies in history have ever been as successful and as admired as Google, the company that has transformed the Internet and become an indispensable part of our lives. How has Google done it? Veteran technology reporter Steven Levy was granted unprecedented access to the company, and in this revelatory book he takes listeners inside Google headquarters - the Googleplex - to explain how Google works.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally, I get Google

    • By Gwozdz on 09-13-11
    • How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives
    • By: Steven Levy
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 04-12-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4,915 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Void Moon

    • By: Michael Connelly
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,667
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,901
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,900

    In L.A., Cassie Black is another beautiful woman in a Porsche: except Cassie just did six years in prison and still has "outlaw juice" flowing in her veins. Now Cassie is returning to her old profession, taking down a money man in Vegas. But the perfect heist goes very wrong, and suddenly Cassie is on the run - with a near-psychotic Vegas "fixer" killing everyone who knew about the job.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Connelly rules!

    • By Snoodely on 09-26-09

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Mote in God's Eye

    • By: Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle
    • Narrated by: L J Ganser
    • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,288
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,522
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      4 out of 5 stars 4,565

    The Mote In God's Eye is their acknowledged masterpiece, an epic novel of mankind's first encounter with alien life that transcends the genre. No lesser an authority than Robert A. Heinlein called it "possibly the finest science fiction novel I have ever read".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great read!

    • By J. Rhoderick on 02-12-10

    Regular price: $22.99

    • A Bend in the Road

    • By: Nicholas Sparks
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 779
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782

    Recently selected Best Author by readers of Entertainment Weekly, Nicholas Sparks is one of America's preeminent storytellers. Now, Sparks spins a tale about a man, a woman, and the devastating secret that threatens to keep them apart.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I Wanted It To Be Over

    • By Christina on 08-01-03

    Regular price: $17.09

    • The Chris Farley Show

    • A Biography in Three Acts
    • By: Tom Farley, Tanner Colby
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer, L. J. Ganser, Mark Boyett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 801
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 796

    The New York Times best-selling biography of an American comedy legend. After three years of sobriety, Chris Farley's life was at its creative peak until a string of professional disappointments chased him back to drugs and alcohol. He fought hard against them, but it was a fight he would lose in December 1997. Farley's fans immediately drew parallels between his death and that of his idol, John Belushi. Without looking deeper, however, many failed to see that Farley was much more than just another Hollywood drug overdose. In this officially authorized oral history, Farley's friends and family remember his work and life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredibly sad....

    • By Marie B on 04-12-15

    Regular price: $21.95

    • The Rational Optimist

    • How Prosperity Evolves
    • By: Matt Ridley
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,266
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 990
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 997

    Life is getting better at an accelerating rate. Food availability, income, and life span are up; disease, child mortality, and violence are down all across the globe. Though the world is far from perfect, necessities and luxuries alike are getting cheaper; population growth is slowing; Africa is following Asia out of poverty; the Internet, the mobile phone, and container shipping are enriching people's lives as never before.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful Case for Things Looking Up

    • By Darkcoffee on 06-09-10

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Dark and Stormy Knights

    • By: Ilona Andrews, Jim Butcher, Shannon K Butcher, and others
    • Narrated by: Renee Raudman, Joe Barrett, Marc Vietor, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 935
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 758
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 764

    It was a dark and stormy knight, and nine dark defenders embarked upon a most perilous quest. They're the ultimate defenders of humanity, modern day knights who do dark deeds for all the right reasons. In this all-star collection, nine of today's hottest paranormal authors bring us thrilling, all-new stories of supernatural knights that are brimming with magic mystery and mayhem.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bought this for Dresden, loved the rest!

    • By Hallie on 06-27-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Can American Capitalism Survive?

    • Why Greed Is Not Good, Opportunity Is Not Equal, and Fairness Won't Make Us Poor
    • By: Steven Pearlstein
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Thirty years ago, “greed is good” and “maximizing shareholder value” became the new mantras woven into the fabric of our business culture, economy, and politics. Although, around the world, free-market capitalism has lifted more than a billion people from poverty, in the US, most of the benefits of economic growth have been captured by the richest 10 percent, along with providing justification for squeezing workers, cheating customers, avoiding taxes, and leaving communities in the lurch. As a result, Americans are losing faith that a free-market economy is the best system.

    Regular price: $18.89

    • From Cold War to Hot Peace

    • An American Ambassador in Putin’s Russia
    • By: Michael McFaul
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 20 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 186
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 185

    As President Barack Obama's adviser on Russian affairs, Michael McFaul helped craft the United States' policy known as "reset" that fostered new and unprecedented collaboration between the two countries. And then, as US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, he had a front-row seat when this fleeting, hopeful moment crumbled with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency. This riveting inside account combines history and memoir to tell the full story of US-Russia relations from the fall of the Soviet Union to the new rise of the hostile, paranoid Russian president.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • recommend reading / listening for everyone

    • By Robert on 08-01-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Memory Rescue

    • Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most
    • By: M.D. Daniel G. Amen
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    Brain imaging research demonstrates that memory loss actually starts in the brain decades before you have any symptoms. Learn the actions you can take to help not just prevent memory loss later in life...but to begin restoring the memory you may have already lost. Expert physician Dr. Amen reveals how a multipronged strategy - including dietary changes, physical and mental exercises, and spiritual practices - can improve your brain health, enhance your memory, and reduce the likelihood that you'll develop Alzheimer's and other memory loss-related conditions.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Useless without PDF file with tables and more...

    • By Masood Raoofi on 03-06-18
    • Supercharge Your Brain, Reverse Memory Loss, and Remember What Matters Most
    • By: M.D. Daniel G. Amen
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
    • Release date: 11-14-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 90 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Human Errors

    • A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
    • By: Nathan H. Lents
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    We humans like to think of ourselves as highly evolved creatures. But if we are supposedly evolution's greatest creation, why do we have such bad knees? Why do we catch head colds so often - 200 times more often than a dog does? How come our wrists have so many useless bones? And are we really supposed to swallow and breathe through the same narrow tube? Surely there's been some kind of mistake. As professor of biology Nathan H. Lents explains in Human Errors, our evolutionary history is nothing if not a litany of mistakes, each more entertaining and enlightening than the last.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most interesting, well narrated

    • By N.Dryl on 05-04-18
    • A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
    • By: Nathan H. Lents
    • Narrated by: L.J. Ganser
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 05-01-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 92 ratings

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Three Roads to Quantum Gravity

    • By: Lee Smolin
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In Three Roads to Quantum Gravity, Lee Smolin provides an accessible overview of the attempts to build a final "theory of everything." He explains in simple terms what scientists are talking about when they say the world is made from exotic entities such as loops, strings, and black holes and tells the fascinating stories behind these discoveries: the rivalries, epiphanies, and intrigues he witnessed firsthand.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The End of History and the Last Man

    • By: Francis Fukuyama
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 15 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 11

    Ever since its first publication in 1992, The End of History and the Last Man has provoked controversy and debate. Francis Fukuyama's prescient analysis of religious fundamentalism, politics, scientific progress, ethical codes, and war is as essential for a world fighting fundamentalist terrorists as it was for the end of the Cold War. Now updated with a new afterword, The End of History and the Last Man is a modern classic. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • if you haven't read Fukuyama, you are missing out

    • By hans sandberg on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $29.95

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