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  • Various Authors

    The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the second volume, 44 short stories and poems have been gathered from 31 authors. This volume is sure to delight listeners. (Summary by Linette Geisel)) The Wit and Humor od America series was edited by American humorist Marshall Pinckney Wilder (1859 - 1915)(from...read more

  • Various Authors

    The award-winning and critically acclaimed Wireless Theatre Company strives to keep radio theater alive and well. Collected here are six full-cast dramatizations that are sure to send shivers down your spine.WindoverBy Brita BradburyDirected by Cherry CooksonBurke & HareBy Terence NewmanDirected by Robert ValentineThe Cask of AmontilladoBy Edgar Allan PoeThe Woman on the BridgeBy Marty RossDirected by David BeckCrooker's Kingdom, Part One and Crooker's Kingdom, Part TwoBy Marty RossDirected by Robert...read more

  • Various Authors

    Librivox volunteers bring you 13 readings of Winter Sport, by an unknown author. This was the weekly poem for the week of November 23 - 30, 2014. - Summary by...read more

  • Various Authors

    A collection of poignant, romantic and funny tales performed by Academy Award-winning actor William Hurt. This collection includes a bonus track of an exclusive interview with William Hurt. Hurt's readings are thoughtful, tender, romantic, and resonant. A treasure. Tobias Wolff's "Nightingale", Ron Carlson's "Towel Season", Richard Ford's "Communist", Aleksandar Hemon's "Blind Jozef Pronek" Presented by Selected...read more

  • Various Authors

    Wicked Words - a collection of saucy and compelling short stories From the Manhattan skyscraper to the provincial factory, dirty minds think alike. Sex...in the Office showcases some of the best erotic writers on both sides of the Atlantic. This book, the first themed collection in the Wicked Words series, brings you unashamed, wildly entertaining stories which explore the forbidden lusts that abound in the work environment. When the photocopying and filing get too much for a girl to bear, there's always a stationery cupboard to sneak into with that guy who wears glasses in the accounts...read more

  • Various Authors

    A Wicked Words collection - saucy and compelling short stories Themed around the universal female love of shopping and spending,with an emphasis on fashion. But it's not all queues, credit card bills, heavy bags, fitting rooms and surly assistants - our characters find time for a great deal of naughty fun while out in the boutiques, superstores and malls of the everyday town and city. Includes stories by Maya Hess, Kristina Lloyd, Fiona Locke, Mathilde Madden and Portia da...read more

  • Ayn Rand

    "Ideas are the greatest and most crucially practical power on earth," wrote Ayn Rand. In the title essay of this collection, Leonard Peikoff applies this principle to the world of business. He shows that certain philosophic ideas, such as reason, egoism, and individualism, are needed to defend and protect the freedom of businessmen, while the opposite ideas, such as mysticism, altruism, and collectivism (which dominate our universities), destroy that freedom. Other essays in this volume will help businessmen understand the crucial role of philosophy in free trade, free markets, health care, and business ethics. Why Businessmen Need Philosophy is important reading for any businessman who...read more

  • Various Authors

    A dashing lineup of elegant crime tales and gritty hardboiled detective stories, alternately menacing and cozy, with two exotic locales, and murder in the mix C.S. Montanye's "A Shock for the Countess" performed by Fionnula Flanagan, Dashiell Hammett's "The Creeping Siamese" performed by John Shea, Ed McBain's "Improvisation" performed by Isaiah Sheffer, Louise Erdrich's "Gleason" performed by Robert Sean Leonard, Shirley Jackson's "The Summer People" performed by René Auberjonois, Nadine Gordimer's "Country Lovers" performed by Hattie Winston Presented by Selected...read more

  • Various Authors

    A delightful collection of light-hearted classic stories from some of the greatest Victorian and Edwardian-era writers. 1. 'The Tudor Cup' by Neil Munro. 2. 'The Disorder of the Bath' by Arthur Morrison. 3. 'Never bet the Devil Your Head' by Edgar Alan Poe. 4. 'Against Time' by J. S. Fletcher. 5. 'The House of Haddock' by Arthur Morrison. 6. 'The Inexperienced Ghost' by H. G. Wells. 7. 'Treasure Trove' by Neil Munro. 8. 'Mr. Brisher's Treasure' by H. G. Wells. 9. 'Mr. Tallent's Ghost' by Mary Webb. 10. 'Dobbs' Parrot' by Arthur Morrison. 11. 'Why Herbert Killed His Mother' by Winifred Holtby. 12. 'The Red Mark' by Israel Zangwill. 13. 'Royal Visitors' by E. F. Benson. 14. 'The...read more

  • Various Authors

    Life on the streets take on a whole new meaning in this urban anthology of “hood” tales compiled by New York Times bestselling author Wahida Clark. “Black Is Blue” by Victor L. Martin delves into the life of a corporate woman who falls in love with a thug and finds out just how easy it is to stray from the straight and narrow. Eighteen and hungry, Wiz’s only addiction to drugs is the money it makes. But Crystal changes all of that and shows him just how powerful a woman can be, in “The P is Free” by LaShonda Sidberry-Teague. Bobo, a member of the infamous Eight-Trey street gang, learns that gang life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be as...read more

  • Various Authors

    What Is Marketing andSales? explores the fundamental elements of a brilliant marketing plan. If marketingis not your area of expertise, then listening to this audio series fromhandpicked speakers and authors is just the thing you need to build aprofitable revenue stream in your business. This real-world look at marketing and sales will illuminatepowerful opportunities in your business. From structuring your marketing planto setting up your website to sell, this product is guaranteed to help youcapture leads and convert them to sales. But great marketing skills are often not enough to increaserevenue. Included here are sales lessons from the world's greatest salesman,Zig Ziglar. America's...read more

  • Various Authors

    From two acclaimed experts in the genre, a brand-new volume of supernatural stories showcasing the forgotten female horror writers from 1852-1923 While the nineteen-year-old Mary Shelley may be hailed as the first modern writer of horror, the success of her immortal Frankenstein undoubtedly inspired dozens of female authors who wrote their own evocative, chilling tales. Weird Women, edited by award-winning anthologists Lisa Morton and Leslie S. Klinger, collects some of the finest tales of terror by authors as legendary as Louisa May Alcott, Frances Hodgson Burnett, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, alongside works of writers who were the bestsellers and critical favorites of their...read more

  • Author Various

    Volume 4 of The Wierd Circle! A good story is a good story, whether classic or modern, and that's definitely the case with "The Weird Circle" a dramatic anthology series primarily adapted from novels and short stories from the popular fiction of the Victorian era. Focusing on horror and suspense, the macabre, atmospheric, and often ironic tales of such timeless writers as Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Honore de Balzac are creatively dramatized, featuring a host of veteran radio performers in leading roles. In this collection, you'll hear twenty more consecutive broadcasts of the series, just as originally aired in 1943 and 1944. If you are familiar with some or all of the...read more

  • Author Various

    Volume 2 of The Wierd Circle! A good story is a good story, whether classic or modern, and that's definitely the case with "The Weird Circle" a dramatic anthology series primarily adapted from novels and short stories from the popular fiction of the Victorian era. Focusing on horror and suspense, the macabre, atmospheric, and often ironic tales of such timeless writers as Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Honore de Balzac are creatively dramatized, featuring a host of veteran radio performers in leading roles. In this collection, you'll hear twenty more consecutive broadcasts of the series, just as originally aired in 1943 and 1944. If you are familiar with some or all of the...read more

  • Various Authors

    Smith Show Media presents Watsons read by Susan Baker. Learn about life and an easy way of...read more

  • Various Authors

    This collection of stories features holiday tales for bothyoung and old! The Christmas ThatAlmost Never Was It is Christmas Eve at the North Pole, and Santa Claus haslost his "remembery." Now only a child who has been good for a full year cansave Christmas! Producer Joe Bevilacqua has unearthed this vintage 1940srecording of the charming Yuletide children's radio play, written by and starringDaws Butler, the voice of Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, andmost of the classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Also heard in this oldtime radio show is Don Messick, the voice of Boo Boo Bear, Ranger Smith, andScooby Doo. Daws Butler'sHalloween Happening A new production of the...read more

  • Various Authors

    Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence-the Four Horsemen of theApocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon-these are our guides through theWastelands. From the Book of Revelation to The Road Warrior, from A Canticle for Leibowitz to The Road, storytellershave long imagined the end of the world, weaving eschatological tales ofcatastrophe, chaos, and calamity. In doing so, these visionary authors haveaddressed one of the most challenging and enduring themes of imaginativefiction: the nature of life in the aftermath of total societal collapse. Gathering together the best postapocalyptic literature ofthe last two decades from many of today's most renowned authors of speculativefiction-including...read more

  • Hugh Howey

    Famine, Death, War, and Pestilence-the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the harbingers of Armageddon-these are our guides through the Wastelands. Wastelands 2: More Stories of the Apocalypse is a new anthology of postapocalyptic literature from some of the most renowned authors in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres today, including George R. R. Martin, Hugh Howey, Junot D?¡az, David Brin, and many more. This eclectic mix of tales explores famine, death, war, pestilence, and harbingers of the biblical apocalypse. Like its predecessor, Wastelands 2 delves into a bleak landscape to uncover the raw human emotion and heart-pounding thrills at the genre's...read more

  • Various Authors

    What happens to people's lives during times of battle and strife? From the American Revolution to the ongoing war in Iraq, the subject of this collection is how people cope with the dramatic shifts that come with war. Before Independence, a slave fights for freedom by taking up arms for the British; in WWI, a mother goes to the front lines to see her son; and in our time, a teenager in Oregon waits for e-mail from his father in the Middle East. Robert Olen Butler's "Mother in the Trenches" performed by Kathleen Chalfant, Tom Bissell's "War Wounds" performed by Oskar Eustis, Charles Johnson's "A Soldier for the Crown" performed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Tim O'Brien's "The Things They...read more

  • Various Authors

    This unique collection, compiled especially for Naxos AudioBooks, features original recordings from 1908-1946 of Booker T. Washington's Atlanta Exposition Address, the poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes, the rarely heard humour of Charley Case, readings from God's Trombones by James Weldon Johnson, and much much...read more