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    • Junky

    • By: William S. Burroughs
    • Narrated by: T. Rider Smith, Andrew Garman, Mark Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142

    Burroughs' first novel, a largely autobiographical account of the constant cycle of drug dependency, cures, and relapses, remains the most unflinching, unsentimental account of addiction ever written. Through time spent kicking and time spent dealing, through junk sickness and a sanatorium, Junky is a field report from the American post-war drug underground. It has influenced generations of writers with its raw, sparse and unapologetic tone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've read it twice and listened to it once

    • By Red Emma on 04-15-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Where Wizards Stay Up Late

    • The Origins of the Internet
    • By: Katie Hafner, Matthew Lyon
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320

    Twenty-five years ago, it didn't exist. Today, 20 million people worldwide are surfing the Net. Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the exciting story of the pioneers responsible for creating the most talked about, most influential, and most far-reaching communications breakthrough since the invention of the telephone. In the 1960s, when computers where regarded as mere giant calculators, J.C.R. Licklider at MIT saw them as the ultimate communications devices.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Love From a Techie

    • By Dan Collins on 07-12-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Moby Dick: or the Whale

    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 23 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 247
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 221

    Moby-Dick is widely considered to be the Great American Novel and a treasure of world literature. The story details the adventures of the wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whale ship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab seeks one specific whale: Moby Dick, a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg. And Ahab intends to take revenge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Solid narration of a timeless classic

    • By G.T. on 05-20-12

    Regular price: $6.90

    • First Lensman

    • The Lensman Series, Book 2
    • By: E. E. Smith
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The enemy spacefleet arrowed toward the armored mountain-nerve center of the Galactic Patrol. The Patrol battle cruisers swerved to meet them, and a miles-long cone of pure energy ravened out at the invaders, destroying whatever it touched.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • good story, pretty bad dialog

    • By Carissa Behrens on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Hayao Miyazaki: Japan's Premier Anime Storyteller (Legends of Animation)

    • By: Jeff Lenburg
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Hayao Miyazaki is one of the world's most respected Japanese animation filmmakers. He is known for creating compelling characters, engaging stories, and breathtaking animation, all of which have earned him international acclaim while setting box-office records. Miyazaki, who began his career in 1963 as an in-betweener for Toei Doga studio, soon found his true calling as an anime and manga artist, working on classic Japanese features and television series and writing the best-selling manga, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Miyazaki is an inspiration!

    • By G on 07-21-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Yage Letters Redux

    • By: William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Oliver Harris
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman, Luis Moreno, Mark Nelson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    William Burroughs closed his classic novel, Junky, by saying he had determined to search out a drug he called 'Yage', a drug that could be 'the final fix'. In The Yage Letters, a mix of travel writing, satire, psychedelia and epistolary novel, he journeys through South America, writing to his friend Allen Ginsberg about his experiments with the strange drug, using it to travel through time and space and derange his senses.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator sounds nothing like Burroughs

    • By Macy Grant on 03-02-16

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Octopus

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant pens the enchanting tale of Whistler and Lila’s adventures during the low tide of the full moon. The mice children set off to meet new creatures before the tide comes back in and washes the creatures back to sea. Suddenly, a young octopus named Cleo startles the children, but the three soon become good friends. Yet as the tide comes back in, Lila discovers her feet are stuck in the mud. Will Cleo be able to help her in time and save the day?

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Turtle

    • The Lighthouse Family, Book 4
    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Beloved award-winning children’s author Cynthia Rylant adds to the touching tale of the Lighthouse Family with The Turtle. Fog descends upon the lighthouse, and Seabold the dog uses the foghorn to warn oncoming ships. Then Seabold and the mouse children, Whistler and Lila, hear a cry for help! Can Pandora the cat figure out a way to save a stranded sea turtle from the cold northern waters?

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Tattoo Murder Case

    • By: Akimitsu Takagi, Deborah Boliver Boehm (translator)
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Miss Kinue Nomura survived World War II only to be murdered in Tokyo, her severed limbs left behind. Gone is that part of her that bore one of the most beautiful full-body tattoos ever rendered by her late father. Kenzo Matsushita, a young doctor, must assist his detective brother who is in charge of the case, because he was Kinue's secret lover and the first person on the murder scene.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old fashioned but very good.

    • By Sparkly on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Live Girls

    • By: Ray Garton
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Davey's on the down and out when he loses his girl, his job, and practically his sanity. While some men drown themselves in a forgiving bottle, Davey believes it's much more profitable to sink into Times Square's nightlife and lose himself inside Live Girls. They are the free ravishing pleasures who beckon Davey into a world of irresistible fantasy and ecstasy. One of them propositions him with a kiss, an insatiable kiss that leads him far from the misery he once felt to a demonic place where body and soul are sacrificed for obsessions.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Storm

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    Newbery Medal winner Cynthia Rylant has written more than 60 books for children. Her popular Lighthouse Family series is filled with delightful characters and warm family themes. In The Storm, Rylant shows that families can come in all shapes and sizes. Beginning readers will love following the adventures of this charming family series. Children will be enthralled by Mark Nelson's tender narration.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Can't hear

    • By maria giannioudis on 07-07-17

    Regular price: $11.02

    • Dead Living

    • By: Glenn Bullion
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 122

    It didn’t take long for the world to die. The dead rose with no explanation and only one purpose...to eat living flesh. Born on the day everything died, the world of the living dead is the only world that Aaron knows. Kept in relative isolation from the walking corpses, his family teaches him how to read and write, how to survive on his own. After a tragedy hits close to home, he discovers he is different than any human left alive. The undead want nothing to do with him....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • better than expected

    • By Mike Naka on 02-06-13

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Frankenstein

    • The Modern Prometheus
    • By: Mary Shelley
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    During the rainy summer of 1816, the "Year Without a Summer", the world was locked in a long cold volcanic winter caused by the eruption of Mount Tambora in 1815. Mary Shelley, aged 18, and her lover (and later husband) Percy Bysshe Shelley, visited Lord Byron at the Villa Diodati by Lake Geneva in Switzerland. The weather was consistently too cold and dreary that summer to enjoy the outdoor holiday activities they had planned, so the group retired indoors until dawn.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Crime and Punishment

    • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 21 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Crime and Punishment is a novel by the Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. It was first published in the literary journal The Russian Messenger in 12 monthly installments during 1866. Later, it was published in a single volume. It is the second of Dostoyevsky's full-length novels following his return from five years of exile in Siberia. Crime and Punishment is considered the first great novel of his "mature" period of writing.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • People of the Crater

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Garin Featherstone has been sent to explore a mysterious blue haze that was spotted in the polar region. There he discovers a lost civilization and a strange environment of vivid green lands, crimson tree trunks, and golden rivers. He must save Thrala of the light against the lizard men.

    Regular price: $9.76

    • The Sea Lion

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    One morning, the lighthouse family wakes up to find a baby sea lion asleep in their kitchen! The baby, whose name is Topper, explains that his mother left him here and instructed him to wait for her return. Pandora the cat and Seabold the dog are happy to care for Topper, and mouse children Lila, Whistler, and Tiny are excited to make a new friend.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 5

    • By: Philip K. Dick, Murray Leinster, Horace Brown Fyfe, and others
    • Narrated by: Cindy Hardin Killavey, Kevin Killavey, Jim Roberts, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    The fifth set of Favorite Science Fiction Stories contains the following titles: "The Skull" by Phlip K. Dick, "Sam/ This Is You" by Murray Leinster, "Manners of the Age" by Horace Brown Fyfe, "Omnilingual" by H. Beam Piper, "Heist Job on Theiser" by Gordan Randall Jarrett, "The Yillian Way" by Keith Laumer, "The Ultimate Vice" by A. Bertram Chandler, "Backlash" by Winston Marks, "Adolescents Only" by Irving Cox, "Project Mastodon" by Clifford Simak, and six more!

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • IF YOU LIKE BIG BOSSOMY BLONDES

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-14-15

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Otter

    • By: Cynthia Rylant
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    On a lovely summer day, the lighthouse family hears the bell on the fog buoy ringing. It is an otter whose sister is trapped in an old fishing net! With the help of some friendly dolphins and sawfish, the lighthouse family devises a plan to free the trapped otter - and makes two new friends along the way.

    Regular price: $2.44

    • Star Born

    • By: Andre Norton
    • Narrated by: Mark Nelson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    When Raf Kurbi's spaceship from Earth burst into unexplored skies of the far planet Astra, it was made welcome by the natives of a once-mighty metropolis. But Kurbi was unaware of three vital things.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Book is fine, even good, but narration kills it

    • By Richard on 05-31-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Favorite Science Fiction Stories, Volume 9

    • By: Ray Bradbury, Harry Bates, William Morrison, and others
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts, Cindy Killavey, Al Kessel, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    This ninth volume of Favorite Science Fiction Stories is a little unusual, in that it includes a few stories that are not really that short, bordering on novellas. Titles include: "The Concrete Mixer" by Ray Bradbury, "Farewell to the Master" by Harry Bates, "Bedside Manner" by William Morrison, "The Inferiors" by Mari Wolf, "The Aggravation of Elmer" by Robert Arthur, "Conquest over Time" by Michael Shara, "The Virgin of Valkarion" by Poul Anderson, "No Charge for Alterations" by H. L. Gold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Consistently good series

    • By cindilla on 06-13-17

    Regular price: $17.47

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