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    • Natural Causes

    • Life, Death and the Illusion of Control
    • By: Barbara Ehrenreich
    • Narrated by: Laurel Lefkow
    • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    We tend to believe we have agency over our bodies, our minds and even our deaths. Yet emerging science challenges our assumptions of mastery: at the microscopic level, the cells in our bodies facilitate tumours and attack other cells, with life-threatening consequences. In this revelatory audiobook, Barbara Ehrenreich argues that our bodies are a battleground over which we have little control and lays bare the cultural charades that shield us from this knowledge.

    Regular price: £14.99

    • The Occupy Handbook

    • By: Janet Byrne (editor), Paul Krugman, Michael Lewis, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell, Worthen Worthen, Dikan Tulane
    • Length: 17 hrs and 32 mins
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    Analyzing the movement's deep-seated origins in questions that the country has sought too long to ignore, some of the greatest economic minds and most incisive cultural commentators capture the Occupy Wall Street phenomenon in all its ragged glory. They give listeners an on-the-scene feel for the movement as it unfolds while exploring the heady growth of the protests, considering the lasting changes wrought, and recommending reform.

    Regular price: £16.59

    • Dancing in the Streets

    • A History of Collective Joy
    • By: Barbara Ehrenreich
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
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    From best-selling social commentator and cultural historian Barbara Ehrenreich comes this fascinating exploration of one of humanity's oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy, historically expressed in ecstatic revels of feasting, costuming, and dancing. Ehrenreich uncovers the origins of communal celebration in human biology and culture, showing that such mass festivities have been indigenous to the West since the ancient Greeks.

    Regular price: £17.99

    • This Land Is Their Land

    • Reports from a Divided Nation
    • By: Barbara Ehrenreich
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
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    Here they are, the 2000s, and Barbara Ehrenreich's antidotes are as sardonic as they are spot-on: pet insurance for your kids; Salvation Army fashions for those who can no longer afford Wal-Mart; and boundless rage against those who have given us a nation scarred by deepening inequality, corroded by distrust, and shamed by its official cruelty.

    Regular price: £16.99