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  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Maureen Kelly
    Duration: 03:30:00

    The CliffsNotes study guide on William Golding's Lord of the Flies 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 ... [ more ]

  • Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1

    Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1

    Genre: Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Robert G. Ingersoll
    Duration: 14:11:00

    Colonel Robert Green Ingersoll was a Civil War veteran, American political leader and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, noted for his defense of atheism. This book is the first of two volumes collecting Ingersoll's speeches. ... [ more ]

  • Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

    Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

    Genre: Lectures,Women's Issues,Education
    Author: Melissa V. Harris-Perry
    Duration: 11:17:00

    From a highly regarded thinker on race, gender, and American politics, a new consideration of the pervasive stereotypes black women encounter, and an analysis of how these representations shape their experiences as citizens. ... [ more ]

  • Mindset of Top Salespeople: Sales Growth Strategies

    Mindset of Top Salespeople: Sales Growth Strategies

    Genre: Lectures,Business
    Author: Brian Tracy
    Duration: 03:00:00

    Selling is both an art and science that can be learned by study and practice. Most salespeople who are not successful have never been properly trained in the underlying motivations that cause people to act and react to commercial messages and sales proposals. The more you know about how and why pe ... [ more ]

  • History

    History

    Genre: NonFiction,Lectures,History
    Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Duration: 00:52:00

    History is within everyone, so living life is the best way to know history/people/life. History books should be written from this more open, organic perspective. Someone experiencing life is closer to true knowledge than someone who reads about it. ... [ more ]

  • DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government

    DemoCRIPS and ReBLOODlicans: No More Gangs in Government

    Genre: Lectures,Ethics,Legal Affairs,Lectures,Ethics,Legal Affairs
    Author: Jesse Ventura, Dick Russell
    Duration: 09:13:00

    Jesse Ventura, New York Times bestselling author of 63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read, reveals why the two-party system is fundamentally corrupt and how a no-party system could save American democracy. ... [ more ]

  • Puget Sound: Excerpts From Steep Trails

    Puget Sound: Excerpts From Steep Trails

    Genre: Lectures,History,Ecology
    Author: John Muir
    Duration: 00:18:00

    These four excerpts, from the writings of John Muir, document his naturalist studies in a number of different settings. These highly descriptive stories detail his expeditions in the rugged outdoors. His documented studies led him to an awe of the natural splendors of the earth, and eventually to a ... [ more ]

  • Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick

    Getting the Pretty Back: Friendship, Family, and Finding the Perfect Lipstick

    Genre: Literature,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Chick Lit,Lectures,Women's Issues,Relationships
    Author: Molly Ringwald
    Duration: 04:58:00

    The iconic Molly Ringwald shares intimate stories and candid advice in this fun, stylish, and sexy girlfriend's guide to life To her millions of fans, Molly Ringwald will forever be sixteen. As the endearing and witty star of the beloved John Hughes classics Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, ... [ more ]

  • Logic: Deductive and Inductive

    Logic: Deductive and Inductive

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy,Lectures,Education,Science,History
    Author: Carveth Read
    Duration: 14:23:00

    Logic: Deductive and Inductive is a math treatise by the British logician and mathematician Carveth Read. ... [ more ]

  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias

    Freeing Your Child From Anxiety: Powerful, Practical Solutions to Overcome Your Child's Fears, Worries, and Phobias

    Genre: Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Instructional & How To,Lectures,Education
    Author: Tamar E. Chansky
    Duration: 08:08:00

    Written by an expert in the field of childhood anxiety disorders, this indispensable guide provides parents with safe, proven methods for reducing childhood anxiety. ... [ more ]

  • Four Portraits, One Jesus (Audio Lectures): A Survey of Jesus and the Gospels

    Four Portraits, One Jesus (Audio Lectures): A Survey of Jesus and the Gospels

    Genre: Lectures,Religion
    Author: Mark L. Strauss
    Duration: 06:02:16

    To Christians worldwide, the man Jesus of Nazareth is the centerpiece of history, the object of faith, hope, and worship. Even those who do not follow him admit the vast influence of his life. For anyone interested in knowing more about Jesus, study of the four biblical Gospels is essential. Four Po ... [ more ]

  • Bridge to Brilliance

    Bridge to Brilliance

    Genre: Biographies,Lectures,Education,Memoir,Biographies,Lectures,Education,Memoir
    Author: Nadia Lopez
    Duration: 07:53:00

    “The story of Mott Hall Bridges Academy is the story of American education. Nadia Lopez . . . must be a principal, a mentor, and sometimes a mother. I hope that you’re as impressed by her dedication to these kids as I’ve been. —Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Humans of Ne ... [ more ]

  • Health Care Reform Now!

    Health Care Reform Now!

    Genre: Lectures,Education,Health
    Author: George Halvorson
    Duration: 10:14:00

    The United States spends far more money on health care than any other country, and yet nearly 50,000,000 Americans are uninsured at least part of the time each year. Health Care Reform Now! is written for anyone who cares enough about our health care situation to consider serious alternatives to the ... [ more ]

  • Case For Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can be Resolved

    Case For Peace: How the Arab-Israeli Conflict Can be Resolved

    Genre: Lectures,World Affairs
    Author: Alan M. Dershowitz
    Duration: 06:24:00

    New York Times best-selling author Alan Dershowitz presents a persuasive roadmap for achieving a lasting peace between Israel and Palestine. As he did in his widely acclaimed work The Case for Israel, the renowned defender of civil liberties offers compelling'and sometimes controversial'solutions fo ... [ more ]

  • Coming Insurrection

    Coming Insurrection

    Genre: Lectures,Legal Affairs,Science
    Author: The Invisible Committee
    Duration: 03:18:00

    The Coming Insurrection is an eloquent call to arms arising from the recent waves of social contestation in France and Europe. Written by the anonymous Invisible Committee in the vein of Guy Debord - and with comparable elegance - it has been proclaimed a manual for terrorism by the French governmen ... [ more ]

  • Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

    Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Philosophy,Lectures,Education
    Author: George Berkeley
    Duration: 03:58:00

    First published in 1710, George Berkeley's A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge is a major contribution to Empiricist philosophy that introduces the doctrine of immaterialism---the idea that the physical world does not exist outside the mind. **Please contact member services ... [ more ]

  • Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity

    Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity

    Genre: Lectures,Economics
    Author: Meredith Whitney
    Duration: 06:11:00

    Acclaimed analyst Meredith Whitney explores how the fiscal sins of the past will continue to transform the U.S. economy along regional lines. Forget everything you think you know about the direction of the American economy, about our growing need for foreign oil, about the rise of the service ... [ more ]

  • How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read

    How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Pierre Bayard
    Duration: 04:30:00

    In this mischievous book, a #3 bestseller in France that's racking up press coverage and rights sales around the world, literature professor Bayard contends that in this age of infinite publication, the truly cultivated person is not the one who has read a book, but the one who understands the book' ... [ more ]

  • Speeches by Great Business Leaders

    Speeches by Great Business Leaders

    Genre: Lectures,Business
    Author: Speechworks
    Duration: 06:38:49

    Hear Steve Jobs introduce the iPhone, Lee Iacocca hold forth on the topic of Japanese trade, Warren Buffet's thoughts on the financial future of America's youth, and Jack Welch at his final management meeting as CEO of General Electric. These are just four of the fourteen speeches in this amazing co ... [ more ]

  • Poetry of Walt Whitman: An A+ Audio Study Guide

    Poetry of Walt Whitman: An A+ Audio Study Guide

    Genre: Lectures,Education
    Author: Walt Whitman
    Duration: 01:15:00

    Walt Whitman explores the freedom of the wanderer, the sorrow of the pallbearer, and the spirit of the adventurer in his remarkable collection of poems, Leaves Of Grass. Both an explorer of cultural thought and a lover of sensual pleasure, Whitman champions the cause of common men, and revels in emo ... [ more ]