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  • How To Write Selling Humor

    How To Write Selling Humor

    Genre: Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education,Lectures,Arts,Education
    Author: Mel Helitzer, Peter Mehlman
    Duration: 03:00:00

    People will remember your writing if you use humor, which is often either ignored or misunderstood. Here are two original 90-minute workshops, (Writing Seinfeld -Style by Peter Mehlman and How To Write Humor by Mel Helitzer) recorded live, from experts who can help you improve your writing AND your ... [ more ]

  • Nicomachean Ethics

    Nicomachean Ethics

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics
    Author: Aristotle
    Duration: 08:56:00

    Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, one of the most important works of Western philosophy, considers the age-old question of how men should best live and attain happiness. ... [ more ]

  • Of Mice and Men

    Of Mice and Men

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Lectures,Education
    Author: Susan Van Kirk
    Duration: 02:42:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to u ... [ more ]

  • Game of Logic

    Game of Logic

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Lectures,Education,Science
    Author: Lewiss Carroll
    Duration: 01:46:00

    Lewis Carroll's Game of Logic is a way to understand classical logic by means of symbols. ... [ more ]

  • Increment

    Increment

    Genre: Fiction,Mystery & Thriller,Suspense,Lectures,Science
    Author: David Ignatius
    Duration: 13:44:00

    The author of the bestselling Body of Lies now takes the listener inside the most volatile secret of the twenty-first century: the Iranian nuclear program. ... [ more ]

  • Farther Away: Essays

    Farther Away: Essays

    Genre: Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Lectures,World Affairs,Literature,Essays and Anthologies,Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Jonathan Franzen
    Duration: 08:44:00

    Jonathan Franzen's Freedom was the runaway most-discussed novel of 2010, an ambitious and searching engagement with life in America in the twenty-first century. In The New York Times Book Review, Sam Tanenhaus proclaimed it œa masterpiece of American fiction and lauded its illumination, œthrough th ... [ more ]

  • Ragged Edge of the World: Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands, and Indigenous People Meet

    Ragged Edge of the World: Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands, and Indigenous People Meet

    Genre: NonFiction,Lectures,World Affairs,Environment
    Author: Eugene Linden
    Duration: 11:24:00

    Award-winning journalist Eugene Linden has written numerous critically acclaimed works on the environment. In The Ragged Edge of the World, Linden recounts his experiences in locales ranging from Vietnam to Antarctica, offering an intimate look at creatures and cultures struggling to adapt to globa ... [ more ]

  • Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

    Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Education,Science
    Author: Paul Strathern
    Duration: 01:17:00

    If we accept Wittgenstein's word for it, Paul Strathern writes, he is the last philosopher. In his view, philosophy in the traditional sense was finished. Ludwig Wittgenstein was a superb logician who distrusted language and sought to solve the problems of philosophy by reducing them to logic. All e ... [ more ]

  • Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Freaky Theories Don't

    Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Freaky Theories Don't

    Genre: Lectures,Economics
    Author: John R. Lott, Jr.
    Duration: 07:04:00

    Does the free market usually lead to unintended and negative consequences? Quite the opposite, says John Lott, who holds a Ph.D. in economics. In fact, says Lott, a wide range of fascinating and peculiar case studies prove the simple adage that if something is more costly, people will do less of it. ... [ more ]

  • Great African American Speeches: Includes Two Bonus Speeches by Nelson Mandela

    Great African American Speeches: Includes Two Bonus Speeches by Nelson Mandela

    Genre: History,Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 09:03:00

    In this collection, African American leaders change history with the power of the spoken word. Martin Luther King, Jr.: I’ve Been to the Mountaintop (1968), Unfulfilled Dreams (1968) US Representative Barbara Jordan: DNC Keynote Address (1976) Malcolm X: Field Negro vs. House Negro (1 ... [ more ]

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Carla Lynn Stockton
    Duration: 04:07:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's Hamlet supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use a ... [ more ]

  • Macbeth

    Macbeth

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Alex Went M. a.
    Duration: 03:14:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's Macbeth supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use ... [ more ]

  • Moby Dick

    Moby Dick

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Herman Melville
    Duration: 00:27:00

    Moby Dick is an exciting story about Captain Ahab's compelling obsession to get his revenge and defeat the Great White Whale. The story truly portrays the tragedy of hatred. This timeless epic is considered one of the strangest yet most powerful stories ever written. ... [ more ]

  • Truly Seeing

    Truly Seeing

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures
    Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
    Duration: 01:56:52

    Drawing on the story of a Zen student asking his teacher for his most advanced teaching, Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh shares his own experiences on how to take care of sadness, anger, loss, injustice, and how to transform the seeds of suffering we have inherited from past generations. Us ... [ more ]

  • Thusness

    Thusness

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Religion
    Author: Alan Watts
    Duration: 03:12:26

    Alan Watts discusses the word tathata, which is translated from the Sanskrit as suchness or thusness. The term is used in Mahayana Buddhism to suggest how things look to a Buddha, to one who has experienced enlightenment or liberation and is, therefore, called a Tathagata - one who comes (and goes) ... [ more ]

  • Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers

    Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers

    Genre: Lectures,Arts
    Author: Ayn Rand
    Duration: 06:50:00

    In The Art of Fiction, Ayn Rand, the legendary author of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, discusses how a writer combines abstract ideas with concrete action and description to achieve a unity of theme, plot, characterization, and style. ... [ more ]

  • Problem with Socialism

    Problem with Socialism

    Genre: Lectures,Economics
    Author: Thomas Dilorenzo
    Duration: 03:51:50

    Remember when socialism was a dirty word? Now students at America's elite universities are parroting socialist talking points and sure-thing Hillary Clinton is struggling to win the Democratic nomination against a 74-year-old avowed socialist who promises to make the nation more like Europe. What's ... [ more ]

  • Islam & the Arab World Series: (1 lecture)

    Islam & the Arab World Series: (1 lecture)

    Genre: Lectures,History
    Author: Eugene Lieber
    Duration: 00:45:00

    Mohammad, 570 to 632 A.D. Born in Mecca. Marries at age of 24 a wealthy window, becomes a prosperous merchant. Decides to live a contemplative life at age 40. He experiences a vision in a cave, commanding him to preach, and does so for the next 20 years. The Koran is made up of Mohammad's preac ... [ more ]

  • Courage to Teach, 10th Anniversary Edition: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

    Courage to Teach, 10th Anniversary Edition: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Educational,Lectures,Education,Young Adult,Contemporary
    Author: Parker J. Palmer
    Duration: 08:36:00

    This book builds on a simple premise: good teaching cannot be reduced to technique but is rooted in the identity and integrity of the teacher. Good teaching takes myriad forms but good teachers share one trait: they are authentically present in the classroom, in community with their students and the ... [ more ]

  • It's My America Too

    It's My America Too

    Genre: History,Politics,Lectures,Ethics,Religion,World Affairs,Civil Rights
    Author: Ben Ferguson
    Duration: 05:04:00

    With It's My America Too, Ben Ferguson, the voice of America's youth and the host of The Ben Ferguson Show, one of the country's fastest growing syndicated radio shows, delivers his views on all the issues, from politics to current affairs to popular culture. Everyone wants to know what Ferguson wil ... [ more ]