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  • Creativity Inc. (






UNABRIDGED) by Ed Catmull Narrated by Peter Altschuler
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    Creativity Inc.

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Ed Catmull
    • Narrated By Peter Altschuler
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    As a young man, Ed Catmull had a dream: To make the world's first computer-animated movie. He nurtured that dream first as a Ph.D. student at the University of Utah, where many computer science pioneers got their start, and then forged an early partnership with George Lucas that led, indirectly, to his founding Pixar with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter in 1986. Nine years later and against all odds, Toy Story was released, changing animation forever.

  • Black Rainbow: How Words Healed Me: My Journey Through Depression (






UNABRIDGED) by Rachel Kelly Narrated by Penelope Rawlins, Sandra Duncan
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    Black Rainbow: How Words Healed Me: My Journey Through Depression

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Rachel Kelly
    • Narrated By Penelope Rawlins, Sandra Duncan
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    Black Rainbow is the powerful first-person story of one woman's struggle with depression and how she managed to recover from it through the power of poetry. In 1997, Oxford graduate, working mother, and Times journalist Rachel Kelly went from feeling mildly anxious to being completely unable to function within the space of just three days.

  • Marvel Comics: The Untold Story (






UNABRIDGED) by Sean Howe Narrated by Stephen Hoye
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    Marvel Comics: The Untold Story

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By Sean Howe
    • Narrated By Stephen Hoye
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    Throughout this decades-long journey to becoming a multibillion-dollar enterprise, Marvel's identity has continually shifted, careening between scrappy underdog and corporate behemoth. As the company has weathered Wall Street machinations, Hollywood failures, and the collapse of the comic book market, its characters have been passed along among generations of editors, artists, and writers - also known as the celebrated Marvel "Bullpen".

  • Bleak Expectations: The Complete First Series  by Mark Evans
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    Bleak Expectations: The Complete First Series

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Mark Evans
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    A Victorian epic of awful schools inc the aptly named St Bastards, worse prisons, nuns at St Bitches, giant rabbits, and long lost super-hero aunts, in the style of Charles Dickens after far too much gin.

    Karen says: "Dicken's with tonque firmly in cheek"
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  • Richard Burton's Hamlet  by William Shakespeare Narrated by Richard Burton, a full cast
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    Richard Burton's Hamlet

    • ORIGINAL (3 hrs)
    • By William Shakespeare
    • Narrated By Richard Burton, a full cast
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    This production of Hamlet, directed by Sir John Gielgud and starring Richard Burton, was recorded in the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, and with the actors performing just as they would if you went to see a production tonight. "The particular intensity and nerves of this is probably the same kind of thing that excites an audience in live theater," says Richard Burton.

    Pete UK says: "The finest noise ever created by vocal chords?"
  • Talking Heads  by Alan Bennett Narrated by Alan Bennett, Full Cast
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    Talking Heads

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    • By Alan Bennett
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    Performed by the author and five of Britain's leading actresses, Alan Bennett's tales are full of quirky, insightful detail that bring the characters vividly to life. From Julie Walters' portrayal of an actress seeking fame to Anna Massey's alcoholic vicar's wife, these individuals are linked by their self-delusion, desperation, and vulnerability.

    Alistair says: "Outstanding monologues"
  • BBC Radio Crimes: A Charles Paris Mystery: The Dead Side of the Mic  by Simon Brett, Jeremy Front (adaptation) Narrated by Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden, Charlotte Green
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    BBC Radio Crimes: A Charles Paris Mystery: The Dead Side of the Mic

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 52 mins)
    • By Simon Brett, Jeremy Front (adaptation)
    • Narrated By Bill Nighy, Suzanne Burden, Charlotte Green
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    Actor and reluctant sleuth Charles Paris is facing chaos on the domestic front. He's lodging with his ex-wife Frances, and now their pregnant daughter has moved in as well. It's all a bit much.... So he is over the moon when he lands a job on the BBC Radio Rep - but the ink is barely dry on his contract when a murder takes place in Broadcasting House. A young female studio manager is found dead in an editing suite, and Charles steps in to investigate....

    Helen says: "Great fun"
  • The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream (






ABRIDGED) by Barack Obama Narrated by Barack Obama
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    The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By Barack Obama
    • Narrated By Barack Obama
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    In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, he calls for a different brand of politics: a politics for those weary of bitter partisanship and alienated by the "endless clash of armies" we see in Congress and on the campaign trail; a politics rooted in the faith, inclusiveness, and nobility of spirit at the heart of "our improbable experiment in democracy".

    Duncan says: "Much better than its title."
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  • David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall (






ABRIDGED) by David Sedaris Narrated by David Sedaris
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    David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall

    • ABRIDGED (1 hr and 15 mins)
    • By David Sedaris
    • Narrated By David Sedaris
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    If you are driving, pull over. If you are at work, close your door, unless you don't mind your colleagues seeing you doubled over, in tears, on your office floor. With this recording, taped before a delirious sold out audience at Carnegie Hall, you are there as David Sedaris performs new stories from his upcoming book. A parrot who mimics an ice maker, lovers quarrelling over a rubber hand, and a Santa Claus who moonlights from his job as bishop of Turkey, the cast of characters is like no other.

  • How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition  by The Great Courses Narrated by Professor Robert Greenberg
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    How to Listen to and Understand Great Music, 3rd Edition

    • ORIGINAL (36 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By The Great Courses
    • Narrated By Professor Robert Greenberg
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    Great music is a language unto its own, a means of communication of unmatched beauty and genius. And it has an undeniable power to move us in ways that enrich our lives-provided it is understood.If you have ever longed to appreciate great concert music, to learn its glorious language and share in its sublime pleasures, the way is now open to you, through this series of 48 wonderful lectures designed to make music accessible to everyone who yearns to know it, regardless of prior training or knowledge.

    S. Mercer says: "A treat for ears and heart"
  • Never the Sinner  by John Logan Narrated by Thomas Carroll, David Darlow, William Larson, Ron Livingston, Darren Matthias, Tom Mula, Denis P. O'Hare
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    Never the Sinner

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 46 mins)
    • By John Logan
    • Narrated By Thomas Carroll, David Darlow, William Larson, and others
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    Two boys commit a murder - not for gain, or out of passion - just to do it, just to experience the thrill. Based on the infamous 1924 trial of Leopold and Loeb, Never the Sinner is their story and the story of one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians, Clarence Darrow. In the case of a lifetime, Darrow is called in to defend the monstrous and win freedom for the depraved.

  • The Cazalets: Confusion (Dramatised)  by Elizabeth Jane Howard Narrated by Full Cast
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    The Cazalets: Confusion (Dramatised)

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Jane Howard
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    For the Cazalet family the war has brought tragedy. Rupert has been missing since Dunkirk and only his daughter Clary refuses to believe he is dead, whilst her stepmother, Zoe, devotes her energy to bringing up their daughter Juliet. Sybil has lost her battle with cancer leaving Polly bereft and trying to comfort her father, Hugh. Even Edward seems wracked with doubt over whether he should give up his mistress, Diana, who is carrying his child, and try and make a go of things with Villy.

  • El sueño de una noche de verano [A Midsummer Night's Dream] (






ABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare Narrated by Marcos Chacón
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    El sueño de una noche de verano [A Midsummer Night's Dream]

    • ABRIDGED (37 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare
    • Narrated By Marcos Chacón
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    En esta divertida comedia de la mano de Puck, el pícaro duendecillo, vemos cómo el amor se convierte en magia, ... ! si hasta el rocío de la mañana parece mágico !Aunque sea una comedia, no creais que está tan lejos de la realidad: en la obra parece que la persecución del amor tiene la virtud de convertirnos en tontos e irracionales.

  • El mercader de Venecia [The Merchant of Venice] (






ABRIDGED) by William Shakespeare Narrated by Marcos Chacón
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    El mercader de Venecia [The Merchant of Venice]

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    • By William Shakespeare
    • Narrated By Marcos Chacón
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    Dinero, amistad, matrimonio, raza, justicia, venganza, perdón amor...aparecen y se entrelazan constantemente en el mercader de VeneciaSe utiliza el dinero para diferenciar las clases sociales, los tipos de persona y en especial las aspiraciones de los personajes, tan dependientes de la frivolidad de la fortuna.El sentimiento de amistad de Basanio es más que evidente cuando dice: "A ti Antonio te lo debo todo en el dinero y en el amor".

  • Black Rainbow: How Words Healed Me: My Journey Through Depression (






UNABRIDGED) by Rachel Kelly Narrated by Penelope Rawlins, Sandra Duncan
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    Black Rainbow: How Words Healed Me: My Journey Through Depression

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Rachel Kelly
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    Black Rainbow is the powerful first-person story of one woman's struggle with depression and how she managed to recover from it through the power of poetry. In 1997, Oxford graduate, working mother, and Times journalist Rachel Kelly went from feeling mildly anxious to being completely unable to function within the space of just three days.

  • Poems Honoring Heretics Martin Luther, Jan Hus, John Wycliffe, and Peter Waldo (






UNABRIDGED) by Andrew Bushard Narrated by John L. Saunders
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    Poems Honoring Heretics Martin Luther, Jan Hus, John Wycliffe, and Peter Waldo

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    • By Andrew Bushard
    • Narrated By John L. Saunders
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    Since heretics have positively revolutionized history and ecclesiastical dogma, we ought to praise and celebrate their lives. Whether we agree with their theology or not, we ought to emulate their bravery and boldness. If you would like to honor Martin Luther, Jan Hus, John Wycliffe, and Peter Waldo, make sure to listen to this audiobook.

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  • Salomé  by Oscar Wilde Narrated by Rosalind Ayres, James Marsters, Andre Sogliuzzo, Kate Steele, John Vickery, Matthew Wolf
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    Salomé

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    • By Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated By Rosalind Ayres, James Marsters, Andre Sogliuzzo, and others
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    A dark tale of hubris, lust, and self-destruction... as told by a man who famously fell prey to those same impulses in his own life. Oscar Wilde wrote his original interpretation of the Biblical story of Salomé in French, and the play was so controversial that no theatre in England would produce it for nearly four decades. Includes a conversation with director Michael Hackett and Wilde scholar David Rodes. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast production.

  • Home Grown: Cage the Elephant and the Making of a Modern Music Scene (






UNABRIDGED) by Craig Fehrman Narrated by Rex Anderson
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    Home Grown: Cage the Elephant and the Making of a Modern Music Scene

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 56 mins)
    • By Craig Fehrman
    • Narrated By Rex Anderson
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    Cage the Elephant has toured the globe, sold hundreds of thousands of albums, and become, in Rolling Stone's words, "one of rock's best young bands." Before any of that, though, Cage was just five guys from Bowling Green, a small town in southern Kentucky.

  • Nude with Violin  by Noël Coward Narrated by Mikhail Astangov, Semen Mezhinsky, Elena Ponsova, Vera Vasilyeva, Nikolay Afanasyev, Bronislava Tronova, Sofia Fadeeva
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    Nude with Violin

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 17 mins)
    • By Noël Coward
    • Narrated By Mikhail Astangov, Semen Mezhinsky, Elena Ponsova, and others
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    Sir Noel Pierce Coward (1899 -1973) - anglijskij dramaturg, aktjor, kompozitor i rezhissjor. "Obnazhennaja so skripkoj"- ostrosatiricheskaja komedija. Umiraet znamenityj hudozhnik-avangardist Pol' Sorodjen. Ego kartiny stojat ogromnyh den'gi i vystavljajutsja v luchshih muzejah mira. Posle ego smerti vyjasnjaetsja, chto vse ego polotna napisany drugimi neizvestnymi hudozhnikami.