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    • The Arabian Nights (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4 out of 5 stars 22
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The vengeful King Schahriar agrees to stave off the execution of Queen Scheherazade until she finishes a particularly compelling story. Her plan? Bleed one tale into another. Through fanciful histories, romances, tragedies, comedies, poems, riddles, and songs, Scheherazade prolongs her life by holding the king’s rapt attention. With origins in Persian and Eastern Indian folklore, the stories of The Arabian Nights have been reworked, reshaped, revised, collected, and supplemented throughout the centuries by various authors and scholars.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Arabian Nightmare

    • By Anonymous User on 11-06-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Haroun and the Sea of Stories

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 4 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    Discover Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie's classic fantasy novel. Set in an exotic eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as The Lord of the Rings, The Alchemist, and The Wizard of Oz.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Haroun, Hooray!

    • By Shelley M. Blackler on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Tiger's Dream

    • Tiger's Curse Series, Book 5
    • By: Colleen Houck
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 23 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Stranded in a time and place he never wished for, Kishan Rajaram struggles to forget the girl he loves and the brother who stole her away as he fulfills his divine role - that of assisting the beautiful, yet extremely irritable, goddess Durga. When the wily shaman Phet appears and tells Kishan that Kelsey needs him, he jumps at the chance to see her again, but in saving Kelsey, he discovers that the curse he thought was over is just beginning. As time unravels around him, Kishan realizes that the fates of all those he holds dear lie in his hands.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Colleen Houck, sad to see the story end

    • By Karisten on 11-30-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Phantoms in the Brain

    • Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind
    • By: V.S. Ramachandran, Sandra Blakeslee
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 373
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 311

    Neuroscientist V. S. Ramachandran is internationally renowned for uncovering answers to the deep and quirky questions of human nature that few scientists have dared to address. His bold insights about the brain are matched only by the stunning simplicity of his experiments - using such low-tech tools such as cotton swabs, glasses of water, and dime-store mirrors.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really fascinating stuff!

    • By Kathy on 07-18-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Short Cuts to Happiness

    • Life-Changing Lessons from My Barber
    • By: Tal Ben-Shahar PhD
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In his trailblazing Harvard courses, his internationally best-selling books, as well as his lectures and videos, positive psychologist Tal Ben-Shahar has shared his wisdom on finding fulfillment with people around the world. But even a happiness expert needs a sympathetic ear now and then. Tal found his - not in a fellow psychologist or guru but in his longtime neighborhood barber, Avi, who (along with cutting hair) dispenses wisdom beyond his years.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Moor's Account

    • By: Laila Lalami
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 386
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      4 out of 5 stars 348
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      4 out of 5 stars 348

    In this stunning work of historical fiction, Laila Lalami brings us the imagined memoirs of the first black explorer of America--a Moroccan slave whose testimony was left out of the official record. In 1527 the conquistador Pnfilo de Narvez sailed from the port of Sanlcar de Barrameda with a crew of 600 men and nearly a hundred horses. His goal was to claim what is now the Gulf Coast of the United States for the Spanish crown and, in the process, become as wealthy and famous as Hernn Corts.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrific read evoking 16th century New World life

    • By William on 11-04-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Haj

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 21 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 651
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 567
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 572

    Leon Uris retums to the land of his acclaimed best-seller Exodus for an epic story of hate and love, vengeance and forgiveness. The Middle East is the powerful setting for this sweeping tale of a land where revenge is sacred and hatred noble. Where an Arab ruler tries to save his people from destruction but cannot save them from themselves. When violence spreads like a plague across the lands of Palestine - this is the time of The Haj.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A sweeping saga of Arab/Israeli conflict

    • By DIANE on 06-13-14
    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 21 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 05-20-14
    • 4 out of 5 stars 651 ratings

    Regular price: $34.94

    • The Black Banners

    • The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War against alQaeda
    • By: Ali H. Soufan, Freedman Daniel
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 19 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 274
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 246

    On September 12, 2001, FBI Special Agent Ali H. Soufan was handed a secret file. Had he received it months earlier—when it was requested—the attacks on New York and Washington could have been prevented. During his time on the front lines, Soufan helped thwart plots around the world and elicited some of the most important confessions from terrorists in the war against alQaeda—without laying so much as a hand on them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book if you are interested in terrorism

    • By Richard T on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Preparing to Die

    • Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition
    • By: Andrew Holecek, Tulku Thondup Rinpoche (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Karen White, Neil Shah
    • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Preparing to Die is for anyone interested in learning how to prepare for death from a Buddhist perspective, both spiritually and practically. It is also for those who want to learn how to help someone else who is dying, both during the time of illness and death as well as after death.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book, badly read.

    • By kahali on 11-13-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Association of Small Bombs

    • By: Karan Mahajan
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 512
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 469
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 462

    When brothers Tushar and Nakul Khurana, two Delhi schoolboys, pick up their family's television at a repair shop with their friend, Mansoor Ahmed, one day in 1996, disaster strikes without warning. A bomb - one of the many "small" bombs that go off seemingly unheralded across the world - detonates in the Delhi marketplace, instantly claiming the lives of the Khurana boys, to the devastation of their parents. Mansoor survives, bearing the physical and psychological effects of the bomb.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A tragedy of manners

    • By jdukuray on 07-22-16

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Hundred-Foot Journey

    • A Novel
    • By: Richard C. Morais
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,269
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,056
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      4 out of 5 stars 2,050

    Born above his grandfather’s modest restaurant in Mumbai, Hassan first experienced life through intoxicating whiffs of spicy fish curry, trips to the local markets, and gourmet outings with his mother. But when tragedy pushes the family out of India, they console themselves by eating their way around the world, eventually settling in Lumière, a small village in the French Alps.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Amazed that this is fiction....

    • By Janie on 08-15-14

    Regular price: $20.97

    • One Click

    • Jeff Bezos and the Rise of Amazon.com
    • By: Richard L. Brandt
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 374
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      4 out of 5 stars 326
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      4 out of 5 stars 332

    Amazon’s business model is deceptively simple: make online shopping so easy and convenient that customers won’t think twice. It can almost be summed up by the button on every page: Buy now with one click. Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff Bezos, the CEO and founder, whose business strategy and unique combination of character traits have driven Amazon to the top of the online retail world. Originally a computer nerd rather than a businessman, he had the vision to capitalize on the untapped online marketplace for bookselling....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Being successful doesn't make you interesting.

    • By Troy on 08-17-13

    Regular price: $20.72

    • A Shadow in Summer

    • Long Price Quartet, Book 1
    • By: Daniel Abraham
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 14 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 197
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      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 173

    The powerful city-state of Saraykeht is a bastion of peace and culture, a major center of commerce and trade. Its economy depends on the power of the captive spirit Seedless, an and at bound to the poet-sorcerer Heshai for life. Enter the Galts, an empire committed to laying waste to all lands with their ferocious army. Saraykeht has always been too strong for the Galts to attack, but now they see an opportunity.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Audio Performance adds confusion

    • By Scott H. on 09-13-15

    Regular price: $31.49

    • In a Free State

    • By: V. S. Naipaul
    • Narrated by: Vikas Adam, Neil Shah, Simon Vance
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

    On a road trip through Africa, two English people - Bobby, a civil servant with a guilty appetite for African boys; and Linda, a supercilious "compound wife" - are driving back to their enclave after a stay in the capital. But in between lies the landscape of an unnamed country whose squalor and ethnic bloodletting suggest Idi Amin's Uganda. And the farther Naipaul's protagonists travel into it, the more they find themselves crossing the line that separates privileged outsiders from horrified victims. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magical Prose …

    • By Saman on 07-19-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction

    • By: Martin Bunton
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    The conflict between Palestine and Israel is one of the most highly publicized and bitter struggles in history. In this accessible and stimulating Very Short Introduction, Martin Bunton clearly explains the history of the problem, reducing it to its very essence - a modern territorial contest between two nations and one geographical territory. Adopting a fresh and original approach, each section covers a twenty-year span, to highlight the historical complexity of the conflict throughout successive decades.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Solid introduction

    • By David on 12-16-14

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Tengu's Game of Go

    • The Tale of Shikanoko, Book 4
    • By: Lian Hearn
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    The rightful emperor is lost to the world, further from the throne than ever before. The lord of the usurper clan has fallen ill, and further unrest looms. Shikanoko has withdrawn to the farthest reaches of the country, leaving his allies stranded and the Spider Tribe unchecked. Lakes are drying up, rivers receding - have the powers of Heaven abandoned the Eight Islands?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Liam Hearn

    • By teejay spina on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Top Dog

    • The Story of Marine Hero Lucca
    • By: Maria Goodavage
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 647
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      4 out of 5 stars 599
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 594

    In Top Dog, Maria Goodavage takes listeners into the life of Lucca K458, a decorated and highly skilled military working dog. An extraordinary bond developed between Lucca and Marine Corps handler Chris Willingham, launching what became a legendary 400-mission career. A Specialized Search Dog, Lucca belongs to an elite group trained to work off-leash at long distances from her handler.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story for dog lovers!

    • By Tim on 03-25-15
    • The Story of Marine Hero Lucca
    • By: Maria Goodavage
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 10-23-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 647 ratings

    Regular price: $20.99

    • A Girl Like That

    • By: Tanaz Bhathena
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah, Soneela Nankani, Lameece Issaq, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Sixteen-year-old Zarin Wadia is many things: an Indian girl, a bright and vivacious student, an orphan, a troublemaker whose romantic entanglements are the subject of endless gossip among the girls in her school. "You don't want to get involved with a girl like that," they say. So how is it that Porus, a Parsi boy, has only ever had eyes for her? And how did Zarin and Porus end up dead in a car together, crashed on the side of the highway in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia? 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Graceful Exits

    • How Great Beings Die (Death stories of Hindu, Tibetan Buddhist, and Zen masters)
    • By: Sushila Blackman (compiler and editor)
    • Narrated by: Neil Shah, Dawn Harvey, Emily Zeller, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    Death is a subject obscured by fear and denial. When we do think of dying, we are more often concerned with how to avoid the pain and suffering that may accompany our death than we are with really confronting the meaning of death and how to approach it. Sushila Blackman places death - and life - in a truer perspective, by telling us of others who have left this world with dignity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and translated in audio.

    • By j.j.martin on 03-01-18

    Regular price: $2.99

    • One Amazing Thing

    • By: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
    • Narrated by: Purva Bedi, Soneela Nankani, Neil Shah
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 62

    Winner of a Pushcart Prize for poetry and an American Book Award for her short stories, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores themes of women, immigration, and her vibrant Indian culture to great effect. Divakaruni expands on these ideas in One Amazing Thing, a project long in the making and full of electric prose.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Creative Copiing

    • By swambold on 04-14-16

    Regular price: $24.49

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