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  • Uncharted TerriTori

    Uncharted TerriTori

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Tori Spelling
    Duration: 05:50:00

    Welcome to Los Angeles, birthplace and residence of Tori Spelling. It’s not every Hollywood starlet whose name greets you on a Virgin Airways flight into la-la land. But Tori Spelling has come to accept that her life is a spectacle. Her name is her brand, and business is booming. Too bad when your j ... [ more ]

  • Lives of the Presidents--Now Including George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Fame, Shame (And What the Neighbors Thought)

    Lives of the Presidents--Now Including George W. Bush and Barack Obama: Fame, Shame (And What the Neighbors Thought)

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: Kathleen Krull
    Duration: 03:07:00

    Which president barked likes a dog-and why did another bark like a seal? Who threw lavish dinner parties with twenty-nine courses-and who was so disliked that his parties were boycotted? Which president had eighty pairs of pants? And which liked to remove his pants (and everything else) for a dip in ... [ more ]

  • Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie

    Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of Little House on the Prairie

    Genre: Biographies,Literary
    Author: Wendy McClure
    Duration: 10:40:00

    Wendy McClure is on a quest to find the world of beloved Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder - a fantastic realm of fiction, history, and places McClure has never been to yet somehow knows by heart. She traces the pioneer journey of the Ingalls family-looking for the Big Woods am ... [ more ]

  • Giant George: Life with the World's Biggest Dog

    Giant George: Life with the World's Biggest Dog

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir,Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Dave Nasser, Lynne Barret-Lee
    Duration: 06:51:00

    With his big blue eyes and soulful expression, George was the irresistible runt of the litter. But Dave and Christie Nasser's baby ended up being almost five feet tall, seven feet long, and 245 pounds. Eager to play, and boisterous to the point of causing chaos, this big Great Dane was scared of wat ... [ more ]

  • Her: A Memoir

    Her: A Memoir

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Christa Parravani
    Duration: 09:39:00

    Raised up from poverty by a determined single mother, gifted and beautiful twin sisters Christa and Cara Parravani were able to create a private haven of splendor and amusement that they shared between themselves. They earned their way into a prestigious college, established careers as artists (a ph ... [ more ]

  • Goebbels: A Biography

    Goebbels: A Biography

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: Peter Longerich
    Duration: 28:51:00

    As a young man, Joseph Goebbels was a budding narcissist with a constant need of approval. Through political involvement, he found personal affirmation within the German National Socialist Party. In this comprehensive volume, Peter Longerich documents Goebbels' descent into anti-Semitism and ideolog ... [ more ]

  • All the Pretty Things

    All the Pretty Things

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Edie Wadsworth
    Duration: 09:55:55

    I don't know how old I was the night the trailer burned down, or if the rumor was true that Daddy was the one who set it on fire. For a long time, Edie thought she had escaped. It started in an Appalachian trailer park, where a young girl dreamed of becoming a doctor. But every day, Edie woke up to ... [ more ]

  • Literary Theory: The Pocket Essential Guide

    Literary Theory: The Pocket Essential Guide

    Genre: Biographies,Language,Literary,Non Fiction,Language Instruction,English
    Author: David Carter
    Duration: 03:34:00

    It sounds daunting: all those '-isms', long technical words, weird French thinkers and incomprehensible Germans. You can't read a book now a days, it seems, without being required to refer to them. From university students to the average intelligent reader, everyone is expected to justify their 'the ... [ more ]

  • Dying to Be Thin: The True Story of My Lifelong Battle Against Anorexia

    Dying to Be Thin: The True Story of My Lifelong Battle Against Anorexia

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Nikki Grahame
    Duration: 09:24:00

    The figure looking back at me was little more than a skeleton with just a thin layer of tissue paper for skin, drawn over the sticklike bones. I stood staring for a good couple of minutes, considering what I'd become. Any my verdict? Brilliant, I thought. It's been worth every moment of all that har ... [ more ]

  • I Remember Me

    I Remember Me

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Carl Reiner
    Duration: 08:44:00

    For over half a century, millions have appreciated Carl Reiner's work as comedian, actor, director, TV writer and author. Winner of numerous accolades, including twelve Emmy wins and one Grammy award, Carl Reiner once again brandishes his literary talents to tell the story of his life in I Remember ... [ more ]

  • Stay Hungry Stay Foolish - Audio Book

    Stay Hungry Stay Foolish - Audio Book

    Genre: Biographies,Business
    Author: Rashmi Bansal
    Duration: 10:12:00

    Rashesh Shah did it. Sanjeev Bikhchandani did it. Shantanu Prakash did it. 'Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish' is the story of 25 such IIM Ahmedabad graduates who chose the rough road of entrepreneurship. They are diverse in age, in outlook and the industries they made a mark in. But they have one thing in ... [ more ]

  • Ambani and Sons

    Ambani and Sons

    Genre: Biographies,Business,Memoir
    Author: Hamish Macdonald
    Duration: 13:33:00

    From the author of Polyester Prince - Ambani & Sons is the riveting story of one of the wealthiest families in the world. The Ambani tale is integral to the bigger story about modern India as an economic powerhouse. ... [ more ]

  • H.L. Mencken

    H.L. Mencken

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment
    Author: Joseph O. Meyer
    Duration: 00:55:00

    One of the first shows was on the life of Winston Churchill that featured sound clips of his friends and enemies produced by Joseph O. Meyers. It was such a success that Meyers was requested to produce more shows on other famous people that included, W.C. Fields, Babe Ruth, Red Allen and more. ... [ more ]

  • Lord Kitchener

    Lord Kitchener

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: G. K. Chesterton
    Duration: 00:57:27

    The paradox of all this part of his life lies in this--that, destined as he was to be the greatest enemy of Mahomedanism, he was quite exceptionally a friend of Mahomedans. (Summary quoted from Gilbert Keith Chesterton) ... [ more ]

  • Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

    Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: Anthony Trollope
    Duration: 09:53:33

    Anthony Trollope's autobiography will delight you whether or not you've read (or listened to) any of his many works. His honest if self-deprecating tone is at times hilarious and at times piteously moving. His detailed descriptions of his writing process and his philosophy of writing as work rather ... [ more ]

  • Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

    Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects Vol 1

    Genre: Biographies,Historical
    Author: Giorgio Vasari
    Duration: 08:43:41

    The Lives of the Most Excellent Italian Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, from Cimabue to Our Times, or Le Vite delle più eccellenti pittori, scultori, ed architettori, as it was originally known in Italian, is a series of artist biographies written by 16th century Italian painter and architect G ... [ more ]

  • Innocents Abroad (Version 2)

    Innocents Abroad (Version 2)

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 25:17:46

    Samuel L. Clemens' (Mark Twain) journey to Europe and the Holy Land in 1866. Reportedly his best selling book. ... [ more ]

  • Mozart: The Man and the Artist as Revealed in His Own Words

    Mozart: The Man and the Artist as Revealed in His Own Words

    Genre: Biographies,Entertainment,Memoir,Historical
    Author: Friedrich Kerst
    Duration: 03:58:15

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. His name is one of the most recognizable names in history and one of the most enduring of composers. At age 5, this wunderkinder took to the stage and began his life as a prolific and celebrated creator-genius of such luminous works the world has not known since. This collec ... [ more ]

  • Life of George Washington in Words of One Syllable

    Life of George Washington in Words of One Syllable

    Genre: Biographies,Political,Historical
    Author: Josephine Pollard
    Duration: 03:39:29

    The Life story of a public man cannot help being to some extent the same thing as a history of the times in which he lived, and to the case of none does this remark apply with more force than to that of the Father of his Country; which very title shows the degree to which the personality of its bear ... [ more ]

  • Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas

    Lady's Captivity among Chinese Pirates in the Chinese Seas

    Genre: Biographies,Memoir,Historical
    Author: Fanny Loviot
    Duration: 03:37:13

    This thrilling narrative recounts the true story of Fanny Loviot, a wealthy, young French girl who was kidnapped at sea. After setting sail for California in 1855, Fanny's boat was overtaken by Chinese pirates who held her hostage and demanded a ransom. This personal account follows her trying time ... [ more ]