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    • Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert, and Gabrielle Hamilton on 'How I Learned to Cook'

    • By: Anthony Bourdain, Eric Ripert, Gabrielle Hamilton
    • Narrated by: Michael Ruhlman
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176

    Anthony Bourdain, Gabrielle Hamilton, and Eric Ripert are all well established, accomplished chefs; they share their early cooking experiences, what influenced their cooking styles, and what made them want to be chefs forever. Bourdain is the executive chef at Brasserie Les Halles, the author of the best-selling book Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly, and the host of the popular Food Network series, A Cook's Tour.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not much more than an interview

    • By Tommy on 06-05-13

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Alice Walker in Conversation with Gloria Steinem at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    Writer, lecturer, and feminist activist Gloria Steinem and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker sit down with Wilma Mankiller to discuss gender and politics in today's world. The three consider the path each took to became icons of the feminist movement, the ways religion plays into gender and power relations, and the future of feminism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wish I was there

    • By riverdoc on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dennis Prager

    • The Case for Judaism
    • By: Dennis Prager
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 63

    Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dennis Prager - described in Jewish Week as "one of the three most interesting minds in American Jewish life" - offers compelling arguments in favor of Judaism, developed over many years of speaking to people from virtually every religion and culture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Speech

    • By Todd on 01-08-16
    • The Case for Judaism
    • By: Dennis Prager
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Release date: 01-16-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 81 ratings

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Dr. Oliver Sacks on Music and the Mind

    • By: Dr. Oliver Sacks
    • Narrated by: Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 1 hr and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 113
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86

    Dubbed "the poet laureate of medicine" by The New York Times, Dr. Oliver Sacks is one of the great medical writers and storytellers of our time. He has transformed our understanding of the human mind and restored narrative to a central place in the practice of medicine. His best-selling books, including Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat, and An Anthropologist on Mars, entertain, enlighten, and inspire his many fans around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fascinating stories and connections

    • By Patty on 04-30-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The United States of Arugula at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Mario Batali, David Kamp
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    What happened to transform American tastes from Wonder Bread and Shake 'N Bake to sushi and balsamic vinegar? How did Epicureanism evolve from an elitist pursuit to an everyday practice and mind-set of the masses? David Kamp, author of The United States of Arugula: How we Became a Gourmet Nation, is joined by a panel of connoisseurs to explain the American food revolution. Mario Batali is the star of the Food Network's Molto Mario and one of the Iron Chefs on Iron Chef America.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Joy Behar and Judy Gold

    • By: Joy Behar
    • Narrated by: Judy Gold
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Enjoy an evening of irreverence and hilarity as Judy Gold sits down with Joy Behar, the award-winning talk show host, comedian, writer and actress. Hear anecdotes and highlights from her life and career, as well as behind-the-scenes stories from her new TV show, Joy Behar: Say Anything!

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Amy Cuddy With Susan Cain on Presence

    • By: Amy Cuddy
    • Narrated by: Susan Cain
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Millions of people have been empowered by Amy Cuddy's groundbreaking TED talk — the second most-viewed talk in the history of TED — on body language.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent.

    • By Just Thinking on 06-26-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Ani DiFranco at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Ani DiFranco
    • Narrated by: Anthony DeCurtis
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    As the founder of Righteous Babe Records, the award-winning recording artist Ani DiFranco has never let her career succumb to "business as usual". Her music - rhythmically percussive guitar playing, insistent vocals, and a willingness to address both sexual and social politics - defies neat categories.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Salman Rushdie at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Christopher Hitchens
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Mr. Rushdie, the author of Midnight's Children, The Satanic Verses and The Ground Beneath Her Feet, reads from his newest novel, Shalimar the Clown.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • In the midst of genius

    • By Ian C Robertson on 07-14-14

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Steve Martin

    • In Conversation with Charlie Rose at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Rose
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Steve Martin is a celebrated writer, actor, and performer. His film credits include The Jerk, Father of the Bride, and Parenthood, as well as Roxanne, L.A. Story, and Bowfinger, for which he also wrote the screenplays. He has won an Emmy for his television writing and three Grammys for his recordings.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Steve Martin Soars Above Boorish Interviewer

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-03-16
    • In Conversation with Charlie Rose at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Steve Martin
    • Narrated by: Charlie Rose
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Release date: 04-14-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 106 ratings

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Bernard Lewis at the 92nd Street Y on the Middle East in Transition

    • By: Bernard Lewis
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Join Professor Bernard Lewis at this visit to New York's 92nd Street Y as he shares his thoughts on Iraq and the Middle Eastern power balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ten Years Ago And As Urgent As Ever

    • By David on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Neil Gaiman in Conversation with Chip Kidd

    • Sandman 20th Anniversary Celebration
    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Chip Kidd
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    The New York Times best-selling author, Neil Gaiman, discusses Sandman, the acclaimed comic book series widely considered to be one of the most original and artistically ambitious series of the modern age. Sandman is a rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The skinny on Sandman

    • By tru britty on 09-21-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Clarence Thomas

    • In Conversation at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Clarence Thomas
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 40

    Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas speaks with Jan Crawford Greenberg on his career in the court system, his shift in ideology from radical to conservative, and his opinions on affirmative action and the limits of the power of the court. Clarence Thomas is a graduate of Yale University Law School and the author of My Grandfather's Son: A Memoir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting and worthwhile!

    • By Wayne on 11-24-17
    • In Conversation at the 92nd Street Y
    • By: Clarence Thomas
    • Length: 1 hr and 32 mins
    • Release date: 02-22-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 53 ratings

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Martin Short with Dick Cavett at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Martin Short
    • Narrated by: Dick Cavett
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Martin Short, one of today's most inventive and popular comic actors, is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, SCTV, and in the films The Three Amigos and The Father of the Bride. The creator of such memorable characters as Jiminy Glick, Ed Grimley, and Irving Cohen, Short returned to Broadway in the "alternate autobiography" Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me. Here he talks with Dick Cavett.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I Want My 99 Cents Back!

    • By Casey Keller on 10-11-14

    Regular price: $1.95

    • William Shatner at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: William Shatner
    • Narrated by: Leonard Lopate
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Do you know him best as Capt. James T. Kirk of the Starship Enterprise? As the over-the-top pitchman for Priceline.com? As Denny Crane on Boston Legal, or perhaps T.J. Hooker in the eponymous '80s TV show? However you know him, you haven't really gotten to know William Shatner, one of the most recognizable and durable television actors of the last 50 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible Audio Quality

    • By Allen on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Bernard-Henri Levy on America, France, and the Jews, at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Bernard-Henri Levy
    • Narrated by: Adam Gopnik
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 6

    Renowned French philosopher, journalist, and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Levy speaks with The New Yorker's Adam Gopnik about the often-fraught relationship between France and its Jewish population, and between America and France because of the situation between France and its Jews.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Malcolm Gladwell with Robert Krulwich at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Malcolm Gladwell, Robert Krulwich
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author and New Yorker staff writer, discusses making sudden, instinctive judgments, as written about in his new book, Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. He is joined by Emmy-winning reporter Robert Krulwich, who covers scientific phenomena for ABC's Nightline and PBS's Nova.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind blowing

    • By Sarah on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Madeleine Albright at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Madeline Albright
    • Narrated by: Jim Hoge
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Madeleine Albright was the U.S. secretary of state from 1997 to 2001 - the first woman elected to that post. Albright reinforced America's alliances, advocated democracy and human rights, and promoted American trade and business, labor, and environmental standards abroad.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Arianna Huffington and Nora Ephron: Advice for Women at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Arianna Huffington, Nora Ephron
    • Narrated by: Gail Saltz
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    Two funny and smart women explore the myriad challenges women face today — at work, in parenting, in love, and in aging — and share lessons from their experiences. Arianna Huffington is a syndicated columnist and the author of 10 books, the most recent of which is On Becoming Fearless: Advice for Women. Nora Ephron's books include Heartburn. Her most recent book is I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being a Woman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loving the conversations

    • By Molly on 04-20-15

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Frank McCourt at the 92nd Street Y

    • By: Frank McCourt
    • Narrated by: Alphie McCourt, Malachy McCourt
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    The recently passed award-winning author of the memoirs Angela'a Ashes and 'Tis discusses his writing, his life, and teaching as a profession. He reads from Teacher Man: A Memoir.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • God Bless Frank McCourt!

    • By Amy Franklin on 05-07-15

    Regular price: $1.95

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