Author James Hollis' eloquent reading provides the listener with an accessible and yet profound understanding of a universal condition - or what is commonly referred to as the mid-life crisis. The book shows how we may travel this Middle Passage consciously, thereby rendering our lives more meaningful and the second half of life immeasurably richer.
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Definitively read by author Richard Smoley, this audio version of Inner Christianity brings a clear understanding to the listener of the complex universe of esoteric knowledge. Topics include esoteric orders past and present, inner traditions, Sophia and Mary, and Gnosticism, as well as well as the mystical body of Christ.
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A gentleman, with the aid of a close female companion, investigates a hidden disturbance within his unconscious. This acclaimed classic short story is rendered in perfect Jamesian fashion by narrator Jonathan Epstein.
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The Aspern Papers, one of Henry James best-known shorter works, is based on a story he heard about a collector of Shelley's manuscripts who attempted to acquire valuable letters from a mysterious old woman living in Florence. Set in beautiful Venice, James' elegant tale of suspense and romance takes the reader down the canals and inner chambers of a bygone era.
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This long-awaited story collection from Wesley Brown summons up the smoky clubs and gritty streets of a long-gone New York City, one that moved in the frenetic rhythms of jazz. A more innocent city fueled by cool, not money. We meet Billie Holiday, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Coleman Hawkins, Cab Calloway, and many giants of the era in these sharply observed, carefully intertwined stories. In Brown's deft hands, these legends become real - like we've never seen them before.
Regular price: $19.95
Eleven-year-old Isabel is a "plain old" girl living in Provincetown, Massachusetts, who believes that she is destined to accomplish something special. When her fifth-grade class goes on a whale-watch field trip, something amazing happens: dozens of different species of whales surround the boat, bumping the deck and sending Isabel flying into the ocean. Isabel is shocked to hear the whales speaking to her - she is a mermaid, they tell her, a "Chosen One" who has the ability to turn from a human into a whale and back again.
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Private eye Donald Strachey is out to solve another mystery, this time in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. When he starts probing into the institution of gay marriage, he doesn't expect it to lead to murder. Along with a birds-eye view of Berkshire culture, this audiobook combines the literary styles of Dashiell Hammett with the wit of Dorothy Parker. A taut, suspenseful, ripped from the headlines thriller, this is the ninth in the Strachey series.
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Henry James' transatlantic tale follows the intrigues of a beautiful American adventuress who has set her sights on respectability and ultimate success in upper-class London society.
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Set against the backdrop of Europe in the 20s and 30s, The Beejum Book tells the story of a young American girl named Teak who grows up in hotels and boarding schools and travels through Europe and Asia Minor as well as the imaginary world of Beejumstan. Filled with extraordinary characters, this book has humor and wisdom for children of all ages.
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Grab a pack of KOOLs, rev up the Camaro, and tune in Stairway to Heaven - you're daytripping back to 1973. That's the summer Eddie Sacks, having flunked out of college, is driving a cab and trying to figure out exactly who and what he wants to be. The only place he finds common ground with his Nixon-loving, cigar-puffing dad (a.k.a. the Captain) is at Belmont Park, where Secretariat makes his historic bid for the Triple Crown.
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The proprietor of the present "The Bookstore" in Lenox, Massachusetts, the author reflects on working early on at the legendary Gotham Book Mart on West 47th Street in New York City. He writes, "I am very fortunate to have found Frances Steloff, founder of the Gotham Book Mart, when I was a very young man, and she turned me into the bookman that I have since become.... [T]o speak of Frances Steloff's Gotham Book Mart is to remember the entire twentieth century in belles-lettres."
Regular price: $3.95
Welcome to the world of the Goodales, where the unspoiled wilderness reigns. In 1878, two girls from the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts brought nature into thousands of homes across the country. Their book of poetry became a best seller overnight and their names household words. It had never happened before--or since. Yet today, they have been largely forgotten. This is their story.
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Told with Thoreauian poeticism and appreciation to detail, Morgan Bulkeley Sr. guides the listener through the wonders of one of the World's most beautiful natural landscapes: that of the Berkshires of Massachusetts.
Regular price: $11.55