View by Category

Audiobooks books and presentations

Show:
Sort by:
Complete Spanish is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method based on linguistic science proven techniques and over 65 years of experience Our method teaches you the whole language so you can express yourself not just recite memorized words or scripts Millions have learned with Living Language Now it s your turn 3 Books 46 lessons additional review exercises culture notes an extensive glossary and a grammar summary plus a bonus notebook 9 Audio CDs Vocabulary dialogues audio exercises and more listen while using the books or use for review on the go Free Online Learning Flashcards games and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www livinglanguage com languagelab To learn more visit livinglanguage com The Living Language Method Build a Foundation Start speaking Spanish immediately using essential words and phrases Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences then actual conversations Retain what You ve Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory Achieve Your Goals Don t just mimic or memorize Develop practical language skills to speak... in any situation more
The powerful and riveting new audiobook in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O Reilly and Martin DugardAutumn 1944 World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor Killing the Rising Sun takes readers to the bloody tropical-island battlefields of Peleliu and Iwo Jima and to the embattled Philippines where General Douglas MacArthur has made a triumphant return and is plotting a full-scale invasion of Japan Across the globe in Los Alamos New Mexico Dr J Robert Oppenheimer and his team of scientists are preparing to test the deadliest weapon known to mankind In Washington DC FDR dies in office and Harry Truman ascends to the presidency only to face the most important political decision in history whether to use that weapon And in Tokyo Emperor Hirohito who is considered a deity by his subjects refuses to surrender despite a massive and mounting death toll Told in the same page-turning style of Killing Lincoln Killing Kennedy Killing Jesus Killing Patton and Killing Reagan this epic saga details the final moments of... World War II like never before more
Complete Italian is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package At the core of Complete Italian is the Living Language Method based on linguistic science proven techniques and over 65 years of experience Our method teaches you the whole language so you can express yourself not just recite memorized words or scripts Millions have learned with Living Language Now it s your turn 3 Books 46 lessons additional review exercises culture notes an extensive glossary and a grammar summary plus a bonus notebook 9 Audio CDs Vocabulary dialogues audio exercises and more listen while using the books or use for review on the go Free Online Learning Flashcards games and interactive quizzes for each lesson at www livinglanguage com languagelab To learn more visit livinglanguage com The Living Language Method Build a Foundation Start speaking Italian immediately using essential words and phrases Progress with Confidence Build on each lesson as you advance to full sentences then actual conversations Retain what You ve Learned Special recall exercises move your new language from short-term to long-term memory Achieve Your Goals Don t just mimic or memorize Develop practical language skills to speak... in any situation more
The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters living and dead historical and inventedFebruary 1862 The Civil War is less than one year old The fighting has begun in earnest and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long bloody struggle Meanwhile President Lincoln s beloved eleven-year-old son Willie lies upstairs in the White House gravely ill In a matter of days despite predictions of a recovery Willie dies and is laid to rest in a Georgetown cemetery My poor boy he was too good for this earth the president says at the time God has called him home Newspapers report that a grief-stricken Lincoln returns alone to the crypt several times to hold his boy s body From that seed of historical truth George Saunders spins an unforgettable story of familial love and loss that breaks free of its realistic historical framework into a supernatural realm both hilarious and terrifying Willie Lincoln finds himself in a strange purgatory where ghosts mingle gripe commiserate quarrel and enact bizarre acts of penance Within this transitional state called in the Tibetan tradition... the bardo a monumental struggle erupts over young Willie s soul Lincoln in the Bardo is an astonishing feat of imagination and a bold step forward from one of the most important and influential writers of his generation Formally daring generous in spirit deeply concerned with matters of the heart it is a testament to fiction s ability to speak honestly and powerfully to the things that really matter to us Saunders has invented a thrilling new form that deploys a kaleidoscopic theatrical panorama of voices to ask a timeless profound question How do we live and love when we know that everything we love must end The 166-person full cast features award-winning actors and musicians as well as a number of Saunders family friends and members of his publishing team including in order of their appearance Nick Offerman as HANS VOLLMAN David Sedaris as ROGER BEVINS III Carrie Brownstein as ISABELLE PERKINS George Saunders as THE REVEREND EVERLY THOMAS Miranda July as MRS ELIZABETH CRAWFORD Lena Dunham as ELISE TRAYNOR Ben Stiller as JACK MANDERS Julianne Moore as JANE ELLIS Susan Sarandon as MRS ABIGAIL BLASS Bradley Whitford as LT CECIL STONE Bill Hader as EDDIE BARON Megan Mullally as BETSY BARON Rainn Wilson as PERCIVAL DASH COLLIER Jeff Tweedy as CAPTAIN WILLIAM PRINCE Kat Dennings as MISS TAMARA DOOLITTLE Jeffrey Tambor as PROFESSOR EDMUND BLOOMER Mike O Brien as LAWRENCE T DECROIX Keegan-Michael Key as ELSON FARWELL Don Cheadle as THOMAS HAVENS and Patrick Wilson as STANLEY PERFESSER LIPPERT with Kirby Heyborne as WILLIE LINCOLN Mary Karr as MRS ROSE MILLAND and Cassandra Campbell as Your NarratorPraise for the audiobook Lincoln in the Bardo sets a new standard for cast recordings in its structure in its performances and in its boldness Now let s see who answers the challenge Chicago Tribune Like the novel the audiobook breaks new ground in what can be accomplished through a story It helps that there s not a single bad note in the cast of a whopping 166 people It s also the rare phenomenon of an audiobook being a completely different experience compared to the novel Even if you ve read the novel the audiobook is worth a listen and vice versa The whole project pushes the narrative form forward A V Club The result is an auditory experience unlike any other where the awareness of individual voices disappears while the carefully calibrated soundscape summons a metaphysical masterpiece This is a tour de force of audiobook production and a dazzling realization of Saunders unique authorial structure Booklist The finished audiobook s tapestry of voices perfectly mirrors the novel Entertainment WeeklyPraise for George Saunders No one writes more powerfully than George Saunders about the lost the unlucky the disenfranchised Michiko Kakutani The New York Times Saunders makes you feel as though you are reading fiction for the first time Khaled Hosseini Few people cut as hard or deep as Saunders does Junot D az George Saunders is a complete original There is no one better no one more essential to our national sense of self and sanity Dave Eggers Not since Twain has America produced a satirist this funny Zadie Smith There is no one like him He is an original but everyone knows that Lorrie Moore George Saunders makes the all-but-impossible look effortless We re lucky to have him Jonathan Franzen An astoundingly tuned voice graceful dark authentic and funny telling just the kinds of stories we need to get us through these times Thomas Pynchonmore
Writing about yourself is a funny business But in a project like this the writer has made one promise to show the reader his mind In these pages I ve tried to do this Bruce Springsteen from the pages of Born to Run In 2009 Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the Super Bowl s halftime show The experience was so exhilarating that Bruce decided to write about it That s how this extraordinary autobiography began Over the past seven years Bruce Springsteen has privately devoted himself to writing the story of his life bringing to these pages the same honesty humor and originality found in his songs He describes growing up Catholic in Freehold New Jersey amid the poetry danger and darkness that fueled his imagination leading up to the moment he refers to as The Big Bang seeing Elvis Presley s debut on The Ed Sullivan Show He vividly recounts his relentless drive to become a musician his early days as a bar band king in Asbury Park and the rise of the E Street Band With disarming candor he also tells for the first time the story of the personal struggles that inspired his best work and shows us why the song Born to Run reveals more than we previously realized Born to Run will be revelatory for anyone who has ever... enjoyed Bruce Springsteen but this book is much more than a legendary rock star s memoir This is a book for workers and dreamers parents and children lovers and loners artists freaks or anyone who has ever wanted to be baptized in the holy river of rock and roll Rarely has a performer told his own story with such force and sweep Like many of his songs Thunder Road Badlands Darkness on the Edge of Town The River Born in the U S A The Rising and The Ghost of Tom Joad to name just a few Bruce Springsteen s autobiography is written with the lyricism of a singular songwriter and the wisdom of a man who has thought deeply about his experiences more
In The Four Agreements don Miguel Ruiz reveals the source of self-limiting beliefs that rob us of joy and create needless suffering Based on ancient Toltec wisdom the Four Agreements offer a powerful code of conduct that can rapidly transform our lives to a new experience of freedom true happiness and love This 2-CD set blends new insights with old wisdom
One battle is over but there are many more to come This book is an indispensable guide to fighting the opponents of the conservative restoration It identifies who the adversaries are as well as their methods motivations and agenda including the particular issues with which they will try to advance their destructive goal and it lays out a strategy to defeat all of it
Mackenzie Allen Phillips s youngest daughter Missy has been abducted during a family vacation Evidence that she may have been brutally murdered is found in an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness Four years later in the midst of his great sadness Mack receives a suspicious note--apparently from God--inviting him back to that shack for a weekend Against his better judgment he arrives at the shack on a wintry afternoon and walks back into his darkest nightmare What he finds there will change his life forever
The complete Audio Holy Bible King James Version The vocal talents of two of the world s most gifted artists combine in service to the most popular book of al time resulting in The Complete Audio Holy Bible on compact disc Exalt in the Word as every syllable of the King James Old and New Testaments are brought together to life by Jon Sherberg and James Earl Jones providing hours of inspirational listening All 66 books of the Old and New Testaments Word-for-word readings 60 hours of inspirational listening Transfer to your iPod or MP3 player Bonus Convenient CD storage case
J D Vance s grandparents moved north from Kentucky s Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them They raised a middle-class family and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility However Vance s family struggled profoundly with the demands of their new middle-class life and were never able to fully escape the legacy of poverty A deeply moving memoir with its share of humor and colorful figures Hillbilly Elegy is the story of how upward mobility really feels And it is an urgent and troubling meditation on the loss of the American dream for a large segment of this country
PowerPlugs