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    • How Music Works

    • Written by: David Byrne
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best known as a founding member and principal songwriter of the iconic band Talking Heads, David Byrne has received Grammy, Oscar, and Golden Globe awards and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In the insightful How Music Works, Byrne offers his unique perspective on music - including how music is shaped by time, how recording technologies transform the listening experience, the evolution of the industry, and much more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • every musician needs to experience this.

    • By cody vaillant on 2018-11-25

    Price: CDN$ 42.33

    • Junky

    • Written by: William S. Burroughs
    • Narrated by: T. Rider Smith, Andrew Garman, Mark Nelson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Burroughs' first novel, a largely autobiographical account of the constant cycle of drug dependency, cures, and relapses, remains the most unflinching, unsentimental account of addiction ever written. Through time spent kicking and time spent dealing, through junk sickness and a sanatorium, Junky is a field report from the American post-war drug underground. It has influenced generations of writers with its raw, sparse and unapologetic tone.

    Price: CDN$ 27.77

    • The Gold Bug Variations

    • Written by: Richard Powers
    • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan, Andrew Garman
    • Length: 32 hrs and 21 mins
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    Stuart Ressler, an up-and-coming molecular biologist, finds his career sidetracked by the turmoil of the '60s, and a young couple of the 1980s tries to discover why the biologist abandoned his scientific pursuits.  

    Price: CDN$ 52.62

    • Paper

    • Paging Through History
    • Written by: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Paper is one of the simplest and most essential pieces of human technology. For the past two millennia, the ability to produce it in ever more efficient ways has supported the proliferation of literacy, media, religion, education, commerce, and art; it has formed the foundation of civilizations, promoting revolutions and restoring stability.

    • Paging Through History
    • Written by: Mark Kurlansky
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 2016-05-10
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 41.67

    • A Billion Wicked Thoughts

    • What the World's Largest Experiment Reveals About Human Desire
    • Written by: Sai Goddam, Ogi Ogas
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Informed by 18,000 interviews and bold insight from neuroscientists Sai Gaddam and Ogi Ogas, this groundbreaking study will likely rock many people’s perceptions of what stimulates males and females. The surprising results not only demonstrate people’s needs, but the needs of people’s mates as well.

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • Average is Over

    • Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation
    • Written by: Tyler Cowen
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The widening gap between rich and poor means dealing with one big, uncomfortable truth: If you're not at the top, you're at the bottom. The global labor market is changing radically thanks to growth at the high end and the low. About three quarters of the jobs created in the United States since the great recession pay only a bit more than minimum wage. Still, the United States has more millionaires and billionaires than any country ever, and we continue to mint them.

    • Powering America Beyond the Age of the Great Stagnation
    • Written by: Tyler Cowen
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Release date: 2013-10-02
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating

    Price: CDN$ 32.41

    • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    • Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
    • Written by: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America. In this fascinating travelogue, Adams follows in the controversial footsteps of Hiram Bingham III, who’s been both lionized and vilified for his discovery of the famed Lost City in 1911—but which reputation is justified?

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too long, too thin

    • By Tobias D. Steele on 2019-01-17

    Price: CDN$ 26.07

    • Civil War of 1812

    • American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies
    • Written by: Alan Taylor
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Alan Taylor tells the riveting story of a war that redefined North America. In a world of double identities, slippery allegiances, and porous borders, the leaders of the American Republic and the British Empire struggled to control their own diverse peoples. Taylor’s vivid narrative of an often brutal—sometimes farcical—war reveals much about the tangled origins of the United States and Canada.

    • American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels, & Indian Allies
    • Written by: Alan Taylor
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 2010-12-27
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 50.93

    • Meet Me in Atlantis

    • My Quest to Find the 2,000-Year-Old Sunken City
    • Written by: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A few years ago, Mark Adams made a strange discovery: Everything we know about the lost city of Atlantis comes from the work of one man, the Greek philosopher Plato. Then he made a second, stranger discovery: Amateur explorers are still actively searching for this sunken city all around the world, based entirely on the clues Plato left behind.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Queer

    • Written by: William S. Burroughs
    • Narrated by: T. Ryder Smith, Andrew Garman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than three decades, while its writer's world fame increased, Queer remained unpublished because of its forthright depiction of homosexual longings. Set in the corrupt and spectral Mexico City of the '40s, Queer is the story of William Lee, a man afflicted with both acute heroin withdrawal and romantic and sexual yearnings for an indifferent user named Eugene Allerton. The narrative is punctuated by Lee's outrageous "routines" - brilliant comic monologues that foreshadow Naked Lunch - yet the atmosphere is heavy with foreboding.

    Price: CDN$ 23.51

    • The Fate of Rome

    • Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire
    • Written by: Kyle Harper
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Interweaving a grand historical narrative with cutting-edge climate science and genetic discoveries, Kyle Harper traces how the fate of Rome was decided not just by emperors, soldiers, and barbarians but also by volcanic eruptions, solar cycles, climate instability, and devastating viruses and bacteria. He takes listeners from Rome's pinnacle in the second century, when the empire seemed an invincible superpower, to its unraveling by the seventh century, when Rome was politically fragmented and materially depleted.

    Price: CDN$ 42.33

    • Arcadia

    • Written by: Lauren Groff
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
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    Lauren Groff’s acclaimed debut novel The Monsters of Templeton was short-listed for the Orange Prize. Her second novel, Arcadia opens in the late 1960s with a group of young idealists forming a commune in western New York State. Into this group is born Bit, who grows into a quiet, distant man. Over the course of 50 years, Bit witnesses the utopia crumble and the world change in unimaginable ways.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Pinkerton's Great Detective

    • The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
    • Written by: Beau Riffenburgh
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The story of the legendary Pinkerton detective who took down the Molly Maguires and the Wild Bunch. The operatives of the Pinkerton' s National Detective Agency were renowned for their skills of subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation, none more so than James McParland. So thrilling were McParland' s cases that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle included the cunning detective in a story along with Sherlock Holmes. Riffenburgh digs deep into the recently released Pinkerton archives to present the first biography of McParland and the agency' s cloak-and-dagger methods.

    Price: CDN$ 50.93

    • The Yage Letters Redux

    • Written by: William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Oliver Harris
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman, Luis Moreno, Mark Nelson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    William Burroughs closed his classic novel, Junky, by saying he had determined to search out a drug he called 'Yage', a drug that could be 'the final fix'. In The Yage Letters, a mix of travel writing, satire, psychedelia and epistolary novel, he journeys through South America, writing to his friend Allen Ginsberg about his experiments with the strange drug, using it to travel through time and space and derange his senses.

    Price: CDN$ 23.14

    • Let's All Kill Constance

    • Written by: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
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    On a dismal evening in the previous century, an unnamed writer in Venice, California, answers a furious pounding at his beachfront bungalow door and again admits Constance Rattigan into his life. An aging, once-glamorous Hollywood star, Constance is running in fear from something she dares not acknowledge - and vanishes as suddenly as she appeared, leaving the narrator two macabre books: twin listings of the Tinseltown dead and soon to be dead, with Constance's name included among them. And so begins an odyssey as dark as it is wondrous.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • Death Is a Lonely Business

    • Written by: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
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    Toiling away amid the looming palm trees and decaying bungalows, a struggling young writer (who bears a resemblance to the author) spins fantastic stories from his fertile imagination upon his clacking typewriter. Trying not to miss his girlfriend (away studying in Mexico), the nameless writer steadily crafts his literary effort - until strange things begin happening around him. Starting with a series of peculiar phone calls, the writer then finds clumps of seaweed on his doorstep. But as the incidents escalate, his friends fall victim to a series of mysterious "accidents" - some of them fatal.

    Price: CDN$ 30.69

    • A Graveyard for Lunatics

    • Another Tale of Two Cities
    • Written by: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
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    Halloween Night, 1954. A young, film-obsessed scriptwriter has just been hired at one of the great studios. An anonymous investigation leads from the giant Maximus Films backlot to an eerie graveyard separated from the studio by a single wall. There he makes a terrifying discovery that thrusts him into a maelstrom of intrigue and mystery - and into the dizzy exhilaration of the movie industry at the height of its glittering power.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • The Planet Savers & The Sword of Aldones

    • Written by: Marion Zimmer Bradley
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The books that started Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover series, this audiobook combines the 1958 novella Planet Savers and the 1962 novella The Sword of Aldones into the only one-volume treatment authorized by the Marion Zimmer Bradley Trust. These two short novels are a welcome addition to any SF fan's library. The Planet Savers, the first Darkover novel, introduces the listener to the now legendary world of Cottman IV.

    Price: CDN$ 32.92

    • John Jay

    • Founding Father
    • Written by: Walter Stahr
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 19 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Jay was a central figure in the early history of the American Republic. A New York lawyer, born in 1745, Jay served his country with the greatest distinction, and was one of the most influential of its Founding Fathers. In this first full-length biography of John Jay in almost 70 years, Walter Stahr brings Jay vividly to life, setting his astonishing career against the background of the American Revolution. Drawing on substantial new material, Walter Stahr has written a full and highly enjoyable portrait of both the public and private man.

    Price: CDN$ 51.73

    • Anthem

    • Written by: Ayn Rand
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
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    They existed only to serve the state. They were conceived in controlled Palaces of Mating. They died in the Home of the Useless. From cradle to grave, the crowd was one - the great WE. In all that was left of humanity, there was only one man who dared to think, seek, and love. He lived in the dark ages of the future. In a loveless world, he dared to love the woman of his choice. In an age that had lost all trace of science and civilization, he had the courage to seek and find knowledge.

    Price: CDN$ 13.88

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