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    Do you know how the wealthy look at the world? Where are their priorities? What are their spending and investing habits? How do they feel about opportunity, poverty, charity, and employment? The answers just might surprise you. But acquiring the mindset of a millionaire takes more than a focus on money. In fact, to the very rich, money is a byproduct of value given. This is just one crucial piece of the entire picture, revealed here in this program. These and other fascinating topics are explored richly in The Mindset of a Millionaire collection. Beginning with the greatest personal development classic of all time, Think and Grow Rich, this audio series will take you on a journey inside...read more

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    A compilation of highlights from various Christmas episodes, where we not only hear tidings of the births of Debbie Aldridge and John Archer, but also drop in on shows in the village hall and hear old favourite songs like 'The Village Pump' rendered by Tom Forrest, and 'Jones’ Ale' by a group of tuneful male...read more

  • David Remnick

    Since its earliest days, The New Yorker has been a tastemaker–literally. As the home of A. J. Liebling, Joseph Wechsberg, and M.F.K. Fisher, who practically invented American food writing, the magazine established a tradition that is carried forward today by irrepressible literary gastronomes, including Calvin Trillin, Bill Buford, Adam Gopnik, Jane Kramer, and Anthony Bourdain. Now, in this indispensable collection, The New Yorker dishes up a feast of delicious writing on food and drink, seasoned with a generous dash of cartoons. Whether you’re in the mood for snacking on humor pieces and cartoons or for savoring classic profiles of great chefs and great eaters, ...read more

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    Listen and Play encourages the pre-school child to observe the world with theirs ears! Each audiobook contains an exciting mix of songs, nursery rhymes, sound puzzles and tongue twisters and finishes with a short story. Listen and Play offers more than just songs, more than just stories, more than just rhymes. It takes a journey through sound that offers the pre-school child the opportunity to interact with the audio. Ideal for young children listening at bedtime or in the car, includes favourites such as: The Wheels On The Bus; On The Farm; and Beside the...read more

  • Various Artists

    A loyal tribute to 10 glorious years from BBC Radio 4's Week Ending team. From the archives of the legendary satirical radio comedy series Week Ending comes this compilation of satirical and sardonic sketches based on Margaret Thatcher's first 10 years as prime minister.First released on cassette as Ten Years With Maggie, this has now been reissued as a digital download for the first time, on the 30th anniversary of Mrs Thatcher's coming to power. Written by David Baddiel, Guy Jenkin, Rob Newman, John O'Farrell and many others, it features the vocal talents of Sally Grace, Bill Wallis, David Tate, Jon Glover and Chris Emmett. Week Ending became the nerve-centre of new writing in British...read more

  • Mitchell Zuckoff

    Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking cinematic biography, told in a chorus of voices that can only be called Altmanesque. His outsized life and unique career are revealed as never before: here are the words of his family and friends, and a few enemies, as well as the agents, writers, crew members, producers, and stars who worked with him, including Meryl Streep, Warren Beatty, Tim Robbins, Julianne Moore, Paul Newman, Julie Christie, Elliott Gould, Martin Scorsese, Robin Williams, Cher, and many others. There is even Altman himself, in the form of his exclusive last...read more

  • Ellen Datlow

    In this thrilling collection of original stories some of today's hottest paranormal authors delight, thrill and captivate readers with otherworldly tales of magic and mischief. In Jim Butcher's 'Curses' Harry Dresden investigates how to lift a curse laid by the Fair Folk on the Chicago Cubs. In Patricia Briggs' 'Fairy Gifts,' a vampire is called home by magic to save the Fae who freed him from a dark curse. In Melissa Marr's 'Guns for the Dead,' the newly dead Frankie Lee seeks a job in the afterlife on the wrong side of the law. In Holly Black's 'Noble Rot,' a dying rock star discovers that the young woman who brings him food every day has some strange appetites of her own. Featuring...read more

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    An inspiring collection of the personal philosophies and core values of a fascinating group of Americans with a focus on motherhood. The perfect Mother's Day gift. Based on the NPR series of the same name, this new 1-CD collection of This I Believe essays will again gather a diverse group of essayists-ranging from famous to previously unknown-completing the thought that begins the book's title with respect to mothers and motherhood. The result will be another stirring and provocative trip inside the minds and hearts of people whose beliefs-and the remarkably varied way in which they choose to express them-reveal the American spirit at its best. Essays, compiled from the first two This...read more

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    From the producer of the enormously popular Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Thou Shalt Laugh is the hit standup comedy series audio book that's cleaning up comedy one BLEEP at a time! Thou Shalt Laugh started with a simple premise. There are dozens of incredibly gifted Christian comedians working all over the country today –why don't more people know about them? Producers Hunt Lowry and Jonathan Bock scouted comedy clubs nationwide to bring you the funniest Christian comedians on the planet. With world famous hosts, the Thou Shalt Laugh comedy audio book will be sure to entertain you, your family and your friends from now until the rapture. Looking for funny? Your prayers have...read more

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    The first three volumes of The Best Horror of the Year havebeen widely praised for their quality, variety, and comprehensiveness. EditorEllen Datlow has now explored the entirety of the diverse horror market,distilling it into the fourth anthology in the series and providing an overviewof the year in terror. Fear is the oldest human emotion, the most primal. We liketo think we're civilized. We tell ourselves we're not afraid. And every year,we skim our fingers across nightmares, desperately pitting our courage againstshivering dread. In one story, a paraplegic millionaire hires a priest to exorcise hispain; in another, a failing marriage is put to the ultimate test. In other stories...read more

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    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

    What defines Boston? Its history? Its landmarks? Its sportsteams and shrines? Perhaps the question should be, who defines Boston? FromHenry David Thoreau to Dennis Lehane, Boston has been beloved by many ofAmerica's greatest writers, and there is no better group of men and women tocapture the heart and soul of the Hub. In Our Boston, editor AndrewBlauner has collected both original and reprinted essays from Boston-areawriters past and present, all celebrating the city they love. In the wake ofthe Boston Marathon bombing, they responded to his call to celebrate this greatcity by providing almost all brand-new works, and forgoing royalties in orderto support the survivors and their...read more

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    Too long to be a short story, too short to be a novel-welcome to the surprisingly potent world of the novelette. The award-winningmagazine Orson Scott Card's IntergalacticMedicine Show has been an online haven for this powerful form ofstorytelling since 2005. Now its editors have selected theirall-time favorite science fiction novelettes from the magazine's eight-yearhistory and reprinted them together in one big book of reading pleasure. Anythingthat is remotely possible-futures near and far, artificial intelligence and alienencounters, alternate timelines and alternate theories about creatinguniverses, planet-eating black holes and lunar racetracks-is all here underthe big tent of Orson...read more

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    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

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    A fascinating look into the federal government’s anti-Communist investigations The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC’s treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This highly readable and absorbing collection of significant excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a “dignified” manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary...read more

  • Various Artists

    Fivenovellas of hard science fiction by five modern masters of the form From NebulaAward winner Gregory Benford comes this ambitious hard SF anthology thatcollects five original novellas. Each one takes the very long view-all are setat least ten thousand years in the future. The authors take a rigorouslyscientific view of such grand panoramas, confronting the largest issues ofcosmology, astronomy, evolution, and biology. The lastmoments of a universe beseiged occupy Greg Bear's Judgment Engine. Can something human matter at the very end ofcreation, as contorted matter ceases to have meaning and time itself stuttersto an eerie halt? Genesis by Poul Anderson is set a billion years ahead,...read more

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    This collection contains twelve of the greatestradio shows ever broadcast during the golden age of radio! You'll hear FreemanGosden and Charles Correll as Amos and Andy, Howard Duff as Detective SamSpade, Tom Conway as the immortal Sherlock Holmes, Jim and Marian Jordan asFibber McGee and Molly, Willard Waterman as the Great Gildersleeve, Eve Ardenas Connie Brooks of Our Miss Brooks, William Conrad as Marshal MattDillon on Gunsmoke, Charles Laughton in a terrifying episode of Suspense,plus many more! Experience the classic radio shows from yesterday-and thelegendary stars who made them great-in this incredible collection. Contents include: TheAdventures of Sam Spade, "The Lazarus Caper,"...read more

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    Bestselling author, professor, and pundit Mallory Factorilluminates the conservative tradition in American politics with essays fromleading figures in the conservative movement. Ambitious in its breadth and depth, Big Tent providesa fresh and surprising treatment of the conservative movement as told by theleaders themselves. In this unique collection, which is based on Factor'sstar-studded course at The Citadel, conservative leaders explain how themovement developed as a powerful force in American politics, how it functionsnow with a wide range of viewpoints, and where it is going in the future. Theorigin of conservative ideas-from their ancient roots to their English origins,from the...read more

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    A chilling reenactment of the Federal government’s anti-Communist investigations Eric Bentley has chosen highlights from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee to demonstrate HUAC’s focus on artists, intellectuals, and performers. Volume 2: 1951–1952 includes the testimonies of Clifford Odets, Edward G. Robinson, Elia Kazan, Jose Ferrer, Bud Schulberg, Sterling Hayden, Abe Burroughs, Lillian Hellman, and many others. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary record. “[Portrays] a dark chapter in our nation’s history that needs to be remembered.”—Library...read more

  • Various Authors

    A chilling reenactment of the federal government’s anti-Communist investigations The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC’s treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This highly readable and absorbing collection of significant excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a “dignified” manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary...read more