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    • The Problems with Philosophy

    • By: Bertrand Russell
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 173
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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      4 out of 5 stars 151

    The Problems of Philosophy discusses Bertrand Russell's views on philosophy and the problems that arise in the field. Russell's views focus on knowledge rather than the metaphysical realm of philosophy. The Problems with Philosophy revolves around the central question that Russell asks in his opening line of Chapter 1 - Is there any knowledge in the world which is so certain that no reasonable man could doubt it?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Either be smart or be not smart

    • By Gary on 01-18-18

    Regular price: $4.19

    • Ragged Dick

    • By: Horatio Alger Jr.
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Ragged Dick is the story of a young bootblack living and working in the streets of a post-Civil War New York City. It follows his rise from a street kid to the respectable middle class. The original publication came to depict a time of post-war struggle through the eyes of its young victims, vagabond children. Originally written as young-adult moral tales using the classic rags-to-riches theme, Ragged Dick is also Algers' timeless snapshot into an all but forgotten period in American history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good story about a time the is long past.

    • By Robin Hernandez on 01-12-14

    Regular price: $8.39

    • I Shall Live

    • Surviving the Holocaust Against All Odds
    • By: Henry Orenstein
    • Narrated by: Henry Orenstein
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 74

    I Shall Live tells the gripping true story of a Jewish family in Germany and Russia as the Nazi party gained power in Germany. When Henry Orenstein and his siblings ended up in a series of concentrations camps, Orenstein's bravery and quick thinking help him to save himself and his brothers from execution by playing a role in the greatest hoax ever pulled on the upper echelons of Nazi command. Orenstein's lucid prose recreates this horrific time in history and his constant struggle for survival as the Nazis move him and his brothers through five concentration camps.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gripping - Like You're in a Chinese Finger Trap

    • By The Lifelong Learner on 05-15-15

    Regular price: $19.49

    • Political Ideas

    • By: Bertrand Russell
    • Narrated by: Peter Bishop
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    He details the issues that his current economic system and the unequal distribution of wealth present in achieving said ideals. He puts forth his beliefs on what the purposes of an economic system should be, including production and security. He criticizes monopolies and all the damage that they have done.

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Proposed Roads to Freedom

    • By: Bertrand Russell
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 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

    A concise version of Bertrand Russell's political philosophy and thoughts, focusing on his favoring of guild socialism. While Russell believed that pure Anarchism should be the ultimate goal, his realism lead him to favor the guild socialism which he expands upon in this volume. Russell first discusses the various aspects of socialism, anarchism, and syndicalism, focusing also on the major men/movements associated with each school.

    Regular price: $9.09

    • The Magic of Oz

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: John Heller
    • Length: 3 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3 out of 5 stars 4

    A young Munchkin boy, Kiki Aru, discovers a forbidden magical word in his father's laboratory while exploring one day and gets himself into a world of trouble. Since Princess Ozma had decreed that magic was forbidden to be practice by anyone except Glinda the Good Witch, Oz has been lacking in magical adventures and Kiki quickly changes that. Kiki uses the magic word, "pyrzqxgl", to transform himself and others into animals, including an exiled Nome, Ruggedo. Ruggedo and Kiki plan an invasion of Oz, changing people to animals and vice versa to get their way. It falls into the hands of the Wizard to start changing things back to normal, with Dorothy there to assist him.

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Charlie Chan Carries On

    • By: Earl Derr Biggers
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Inspector Duff works with the Scotland Yard. He is called in to investigate a mysterious murder that occurred at a famous local London hotel. He finds himself wishing for the assistance of his old friend, Charlie Chan, who now resides in Hawaii. The plot thickens when one of the suspects is found dead at a further stop on the trip.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I stayed up to listen it's entirety!

    • By W. Fisher on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Reverse the Aging Process

    • By: Gary Null
    • Narrated by: Gary Null
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    The premier voice of natural wellness presents a new guide to staying healthier longer. Null explores a subject which is becoming a major concern: antioxidants vs. free radicals. After discussing the role of antioxidants in improved immune system functioning, Null lays out an effective program for controlling free radicals through diet and vitamin therapy. Gary Null (1945-present) is an American author and radio personality. His focus is on alternative and complementary medicine and nutrition.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Glinda of Oz

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 9

    When Glinda informs Ozma, the ruler of Oz, that there is trouble brewing between two distant lands in Oz, Ozma decides to take Dorothy along with her and try to put an end to the problems. Ozma and Dorothy travel first to the land of the Flatheads, where they encounter the evil dictator Su-Dic and are forced to discover they will not be able to make Su-Dic want peace. They then move on to the land of the Skeezers, whose evil queen Coo-ee-ooh is unwilling to make peace as Su-Dic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great continuation to the Oz stories!

    • By Jess on 04-13-13

    Regular price: $4.89

    • A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

    • By: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    • Narrated by: Alan Sklar
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
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      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Discourse on the Origin and Basis of Inequality Among Men was written in response to a competition run by the Academy of Dijon answering the prompt: What is the origin of inequality among men, and whether such inequality is authorized by natural law? Rousseau puts forth the concept of two types of inequity: natural/physical and moral/political. He focuses on moral inequality and its link to power and wealth. He also covers the areas of self-love, compassion for others, and free-agency.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Flawed concepts

    • By Todd on 03-30-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • New Atlantis

    • By: Sir Francis Bacon
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 11
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      3 out of 5 stars 11

    The crew of a European ship discovers the utopian island of Bensalem, having gotten lost in the Pacific Ocean somewhere near Peru. The crew spend time learning about the ways of the people of Bensalem, a very chaste group of Christians. The most important part of the island is their university, a state-sponsored scientific institution known as Salomon's House. The narrator is chosen from amongst the crew to get a one-on-one explanation of the way their society works, and he learns about the various buildings and jobs that exist on Bensalem.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointing

    • By Michael Conn on 05-15-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Facts on Drugs and Drug Abuse

    • A Guide for Adolescents and Teens
    • By: National Institute on Drug Abuse
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This NIDA guide makes teens aware of the dangers of drug abuse, by providing scientific facts about various types of drugs in order to help teenages make safe and smart decisions. The guide focuses on the influence various drugs have on the brain to help teens better understand addiction. This NIDA guide covers anabolic steroids, ecstasy (MDMA), inhalants, marijuana, prescription drugs, stimulants (including cocaine), and tobacco, as well as the dangers of HIV/AIDS as associated with drug use.

    Regular price: $3.49

    • Nyarlathotep

    • By: H. P. Lovecraft
    • Narrated by: Chris Sorensen
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
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      4 out of 5 stars 32
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      4 out of 5 stars 33

    During a time of political and social unrest in Egypt, a god-like force, Nyarlathotep, emerges. He travels the land dazzling people with electricity and psychology. While witnesses of this god-like creature encourage others to see him, afterwards, people seem terrified. As the narrator recounts his experiences, he becomes disoriented. By the end of the story, the narrator and the other viewers of Nyarlathotep begin to lose touch with reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic HP Cthulu Myhthos story

    • By Mary Karowski on 02-15-16

    Regular price: $1.04

    • Buried Treasures

    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Robert Hamilton is a young man on a mission to marry Ellen, a beautiful young lady who is unattainable to him due to his lack of resources and means of providing. Robert soon enlists the help of his friend Tom to seek out a long known of buried treasure in hopes that he can attain the means by which to support the woman he loves. Originally published as a serial in 1875, Buried Treasures is a masterpiece of Bram Stoker, who while famous for his macabre tales, is a master craftsman of romance.

    Regular price: $2.09

    • Snowbound

    • The Record of a Theatrical Touring Party
    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    Snowbound: A company of traveling actors gets snowbound during a storm while venturing to their next locale. In order to pass the time, the actors share stories with each other. The Manager begins with one about the time he spent in an unsavory saloon before his time with the company. Next, the Leading Lady shares a story about a certain play she worked on. The Wardrobe Mistress, a matronly woman not known among the company for speaking much, continues on with the promise of a story about a dead baby but fails to deliver.

    • The Record of a Theatrical Touring Party
    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 11-05-13
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 6 ratings

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Tin Woodman of Oz

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Karen White
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Woot the Wanderer finds himself at the home of the Tin Woodman of Oz and desires to hear the story of how a woodman made of tin could come to be. The Tin Woodman tells the tale of how he was once Nick Chopper, a man of flesh and blood, in love with a young girl named Nimmie Amee. The Wicked Witch of the East was not happy about this and so she enchanted his axe and had him cut off his limbs one at a time, which were replaced with limbs made of tin.

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Chain of Destiny

    • By: Bram Stoker
    • Narrated by: Bill Andrew Quinn
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    While Frank is boarding at Mrs. Trevor's home, she decides to play matchmaker between him and another boarder, Diana Fothering. While Frank has not yet met the young lady, he is assured of her beauty by means of a painting in his room that she strongly resembles. Mysteriously, the painting has been a feature of Frank's nightmares while he has been staying in the room. He and Mrs. Trevor begin unraveling a bit of mystery concerning Diana and the painting, while his nightmares seem to be coming to fruition.

    Regular price: $2.79

    • A Lady's Story

    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Dave Courvoisier
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Natalya was once a happy and radiant young woman. Now an older woman, she reflects about her youth. In particular, she thinks about the heavy emphasis she put on her wealth and the relationships and experiences that it cost her. One man, Pyotr, loved her, but they both let their different statuses in society prevent their love from having a chance. After years of unhappiness and regret, Pyotr comes to visit Natalya.

    Regular price: $1.04

    • Sea Fairies

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Young Trot and the old captain, peg-legged Cap'n Bill, might seem like odd friends, but they are constant companions and Cap'n Bill taught her to love and appreciate the ocean. Trot was especially fascinated by the idea of mermaids and talked about them often with Cap'n Bill, who warned that no one who had met a mermaid had ever lived to tell the tale. One day while out sailing around, the pair is greeted by a beautiful mermaid who extends an invitation for them to come and visit their underwater kingdom and even become mermaids themselves for the adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the 'Expanded Universe' stories of Oz

    • By Cam T. on 06-07-15

    Regular price: $8.39

    • Mary Louise

    • By: L. Frank Baum
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Mary Louise is a young girl, very honest and wise beyond her years. This, at times put her at odds with her classmates at school, but she is mature enough to not be bothered by their attitudes for the most part. Mary Louise lived with her mother and grandfather, with whom she was very close. She is upset and then astounded to find out that her grandfather is running from the law. As the other children at school find out the circumstances surrounding her situation, they begin to relentlessly tease and trouble her.

    Regular price: $8.39

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