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    • Manipulation

    • Emotional Manipulation Techniques to Influence People
    • By: Lewis Fischer
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    I'm here to tell you that manipulation is an important social tool that can bring you immense benefits. That is exactly what I want to talk to you about in this book. Manipulation can be incredibly helpful, and I can show you how to use it and why, as well as open your eyes to the malicious manipulation of others and teach you how to deal with it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really Good

    • By Anonymous User on 04-08-18
    • Emotional Manipulation Techniques to Influence People
    • By: Lewis Fischer
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Release date: 10-03-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 84 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Sacredness of the Person: A New Genealogy of Human Rights

    • By: Hans Joas
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What are the origins of the idea of human rights and universal human dignity? How can we most fully understand and realize these rights going into the future? Internationally renowned sociologist and social theorist Hans Joas tells a story that differs from conventional narratives by tracing the concept of human rights back to the Judeo-Christian tradition or, alternately, to the secular French Enlightenment. Joas sets out a new path, proposing an affirmative genealogy in which human rights are the result of a process of "sacralization" of every human being.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Democracy and Political Ignorance

    • Why Smaller Government Is Smarter, Second Edition
    • By: Ilya Somin
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the biggest problems with modern democracy is that most of the public is usually ignorant of politics and government. Many people understand that their votes are unlikely to change the outcome of an election and don't see the point in learning much about politics. This creates a nation of people with little political knowledge and little ability to objectively evaluate what they do know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • in depth discussion about our voting process.

    • By Gilberto A. Pringle on 04-21-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Secret Sharer

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the late 19th century, a sea captain on his first voyage in the Gulf of Siam, on an unfamiliar ship, with a crew of strangers, takes aboard a fugitive stowaway. He must conceal his presence from the sailors with whom he shares this ship, and so he and the stowaway become conspirators. The young captain must challenge his own morality and the sworn obligations of a sea captain. He must decide who he wants to be as a man and as a moral actor in the arduous undertaking of endeavoring to deliver this fugitive to safety.

    Regular price: $8.55

    • A Deeper Blue

    • The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt (North Texas Lives of Musician Series)
    • By: Robert Earl Hardy
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This is the first serious biography of a man widely considered one of Texas’ - and America’s - greatest songwriters. Like Jimmie Rodgers, Woody Guthrie, Robert Johnson, and Hank Williams, Townes Van Zandt was the embodiment of that mythic American figure, the troubled troubadour.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WELL-RESEARCHED ACCOUNT OF AN INTERESTING LIFE....

    • By Victoria Haugen on 08-05-18
    • The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt (North Texas Lives of Musician Series)
    • By: Robert Earl Hardy
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 06-27-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • American Dunkirk

    • The Waterborne Evacuation of Manhattan on 9/11
    • By: James M Kendra, Tricia Wachtendorf
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    When the terrorist attacks struck New York City on September 11, 2001, boat operators and waterfront workers quickly realized that they had the skills, the equipment, and the opportunity to take definite, immediate action in responding to the most significant destructive event in the United States in decades. For many of them, they were “doing what needed to be done”. American Dunkirk shows how people, many of whom were volunteers, mobilized rescue efforts in various improvised and spontaneous ways on that fateful date.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A story that needs to be told.

    • By cosmitron on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Superhuman Memory

    • The Comprehensive Guide to Increase Your Memory, Learning Abilities, and Speed Reading By 500%
    • By: Keith Hope
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Do you often forget people’s names? Do you find learning difficult? Or maybe you get stressed or just too distracted to focus on getting work done? Would you like to double your productivity? How about dramatically increasing your ability to memorize by 500% in as little just 14 days by mastering next-generation methods of memory enhancement using super-learning? This guide serves to do just that, giving you a structured program on how to organize the information in your brain into an efficient file and recall system.

    • The Comprehensive Guide to Increase Your Memory, Learning Abilities, and Speed Reading By 500%
    • By: Keith Hope
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 01-29-18
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Time for Wonderlust

    • Planning Your Retirement Renaissance
    • By: Forrest J. Wright
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This book speaks to those over 50 who are looking to rededicate their lives to something other than work. It's difficult to know where to turn after a long career, so this book offers four helpful concepts. First off, you've probably had miraculous experiences in your life that are not fully appreciated for their significance. Revisiting them with a fresh perspective as described in "Wonderlust" could renew your sense of uniqueness and meaning and provide a strong foundation to pivot in exciting new directions. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected, not what I needed

    • By Skycaptain1883 on 10-02-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Race?: Debunking a Scientific Myth

    • Texas A&M University Anthropology Series
    • By: Ian Tattersall, Rob DeSalle
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Race has provided the rationale and excuse for some of the worst atrocities in human history. Yet, according to many biologists, physical anthropologists, and geneticists, there is no valid scientific justification for the concept of race. To be more precise, although there is clearly some physical basis for the variations that underlie perceptions of race, clear boundaries among "races" remain highly elusive from a purely biological standpoint.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Robert M Nimocks on 11-24-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Screening Stephen King

    • Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
    • By: Simon Brown
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    Since the 1970s, the name Stephen King has been synonymous with horror. His vast number of books has spawned a similar number of feature films and TV shows, and together they offer a rich opportunity to consider how one writer's work has been adapted over a long period within a single genre and across a variety of media - and what that can tell us about King, about adaptation, and about film and TV horror. Starting from the premise that King has transcended authorship, Screening Stephen King explores the impact and legacy of over 40 years of King film and television adaptations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Screening Stephen King

    • By Deedra on 06-08-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • An Unnatural Metropolis

    • Wresting New Orleans from Nature
    • By: Craig E. Colten
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Strategically situated at the gateway to the Mississippi River yet standing atop a former swamp, New Orleans was from the first what geographer Peirce Lewis called an "impossible but inevitable city". How New Orleans came to be, taking shape between the mutual and often contradictory forces of nature and urban development, is the subject of An Unnatural Metropolis.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just terrible!

    • By Book Lover on 09-23-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Time Management Skills: How to Make a To-Do List, Stop Procrastination, and Increase Your Productivity

    • By: Grace Bell
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Have you ever noticed how others seem to have time to do everything they want, while you always seem to rush about doing a never-ending list of tasks? Do you think it's just because they have fewer responsibilities than you? Time management is something that many people struggle with. In today's busy world, it is important for everyone to manage time effectively in order to balance the conflicting demands of time for work, family, study, and leisure. This book will provide you with effective strategies and tips for using your time efficiently and wisely. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Underwhelmed

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-23-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Meditation for Beginners

    • An Extraordinary Guide to Inner Freedom, Happiness, and Clarity
    • By: Erik Tao
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Are you eager to discover the key to inner freedom, happiness, and clarity? This audiobook will show you 18 surprisingly simple meditation techniques, including the ultimate form of meditation to transform your life! Meditation isn't about chanting, religious rituals, or crystals. It´s about a scientifically proven way control your wandering mind and eventually transform your life forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent intro!

    • By Amanda on 04-23-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • How We Won and Lost the War in Afghanistan

    • Two Years in the Pashtun Homeland
    • By: Douglas Grindle
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By placing the reader at the heart of the American counterinsurgency effort, Grindle reveals little-known incidents, including the failure of expensive aid programs to target local needs, the slow throttling of local government as official funds failed to reach the districts, and the United States’ inexplicable failure to empower the Afghan local officials even after they succeeded in bringing the people onto their side. Grindle presents the side of the hard-working Afghans who won the war and expresses what they really thought of the U.S. military and its decisions. Written by a former field officer for the U.S. Agency for International Development, this story of dashed hopes and missed opportunities details how America’s desire to leave the war behind ultimately overshadowed its desire to sustain victory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Get Educated on Afghanistan.

    • By cosmitron on 03-14-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Silent Source

    • By: James Marshall Smith
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The hate is deep. The death is slow. The cause is silent. You know that Atlanta PD has given up on a case when they call in Dr. Damon Keane. The sleuth scientist is quietly famous in forensic circles for unraveling the most daunting technical puzzles, but this case is bewildering. Two people are already dead. The third victim, a priest, is dying by inches in an Atlanta hospital, and the cause is a complete mystery to doctors and detectives alike.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Draws you in

    • By lorraine rose-lerman on 01-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Saving Our Cities

    • A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America
    • By: William W. Goldsmith
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Saving Our Cities, William W. Goldsmith shows how cities can be places of opportunity rather than places with problems. With strongly revived cities and suburbs, working as places that serve all their residents, metropolitan areas will thrive, thus making the national economy more productive, the environment better protected, the citizenry better educated, and the society more reflective, sensitive, and humane.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Tiger in the Office

    • How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career
    • By: Mike Callahan
    • Narrated by: Peter M. Lerman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Career paths are often determined by what is available in the job market, leaving people unsatisfied with their careers. Tiger in the Office: How to Capitalize on Opportunity and Launch Your Career puts to use lessons learned by entrepreneurs in order to push you towards your next step, rediscover buried career goals, and learn to take action towards them and pursue not just professional success, but true professional fulfillment.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ending In V

    • By: Michael Bussa
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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    A dark and humorous, albeit, twisted story of two opposites on their sixth anniversary. They should never have married. Violet is submersed in fantasy and denial. She is blindly in love with Gideon who cannot bear to breathe in the same room with her. She manages her day in the ignorance of bliss, an element of the marriage that only she knows. Gideon is in torment every moment of each passing day. He finally realizes that it must end if he is to be free to search for his own happiness. What will he do?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short quick fun.

    • By cosmitron on 04-19-18

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Golem of Hampstead and Other Stories

    • By: J. Jacob Potashnik
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    J. Jacob Potashnik's collection of short stories about Montreal and other places is in the tradition of Saul Bellow, Mordechai Richler, and reminiscent of the work of Isaac Bashevis Singer and Sholom Aleichem, among others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Alex Landry-Simard on 09-14-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Land of Wolves: The Return of Lincoln's Bodyguard

    • Lincoln's Bodyguard Series
    • By: Tj Turner
    • Narrated by: Peter Lerman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Land of Wolves finds Joseph Foster with Molly as they settle into a new-found life in the hills of Tennessee. But Abraham Lincoln's former bodyguard, the man who saved the President's life, cannot escape the Consortium as they come roaring back, killing his mother and abducting his daughter - all to coerce his Congressional testimony on their behalf.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • SUPER INTERESTING!

    • By Victoria Haugen on 10-07-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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