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    • Winning the Loser's Game

    • Timeless Strategies for Successful Investing
    • Written by: Charles D. Ellis
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 23 mins
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    This indispensable investment guide asks the question: how can an individual invest successfully when the majority always fails?

    Price: CDN$ 24.56

    • Who We Are and How We Got Here

    • Written by: David Reich
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Geneticists like David Reich have made astounding advances in the field of genomics, which is proving to be as important as archaeology, linguistics, and written records as a means to understand our ancestry. In Who We Are and How We Got Here, Reich allows listeners to discover how the human genome provides not only all the information a human embryo needs to develop but also the hidden story of our species.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great narrator, easy to digest and great prose.

    • By Sky Edwards on 2018-08-15

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • The Iliad & The Odyssey

    • Written by: Homer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 28 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Little is known about the Ancient Greek oral poet Homer, the supposed 8th century BC author of the world-read Iliad and his later masterpiece, The Odyssey. These classic epics provided the basis for Greek education and culture throughout the classical age and formed the backbone of humane education through the birth of the Roman Empire and the spread of Christianity.

    Price: CDN$ 38.31

    • The Practicing Stoic

    • Written by: Ward Farnsworth
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise. The result is a set of philosophy lessons for everyone - the most valuable wisdom of ages past made available for our times, and for all time. 

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie and The Gospel of Wealth

    • Written by: Andrew Carnegie
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    His good friend Mark Twain dubbed him "St. Andrew." British Prime Minister William Gladstone called him an "example" for the wealthy. Such terms seldom apply to multimillionaires. But Andrew Carnegie was no run-of-the-mill steel magnate. At age 13 and full of dreams, he sailed from his native Dunfermline, Scotland, to America. Here, in one volume, are two impressive works by Andrew Carnegie himself: his autobiography and The Gospel of Wealth, a groundbreaking manifesto on the duty of the wealthy to give back to society all of their fortunes.

    Price: CDN$ 32.89

    • New Hampshire

    • Written by: Robert Frost
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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    New Hampshire features Frost's meditations on rural life, love, and death, delivered in the voice of a soft-spoken New Englander. Critics have long marveled at the poet's gift for capturing the speech of the region's natives and his realistic evocations of the area's landscapes. This compilation, first published in 1923, earned Frost the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes and includes several of his best-known poems: "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", "Nothing Gold Can Stay", and "Fire and Ice".

    Price: CDN$ 19.34

    • The Church History

    • Written by: Eusebius, Paul L. Maier - translator, Paul L. Maier - commentary by
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 13 hrs and 14 mins
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    Often called the "Father of Church History", Eusebius was the first to trace the rise of Christianity during its crucial first three centuries from Christ to Constantine. Our principal resource for earliest Chrisitianity, The Church History presents a panorama of apostles, church fathers, emperors, bishops, heroes, heretics, confessors, and martyrs. This audiobook edition includes Paul L. Maier's clear and precise translation, historical commentary on each book in The Church History, and numerous maps, illustrations, and photographs. 

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Ancient Greece, Second Edition

    • From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times
    • Written by: Thomas R. Martin
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 12 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century BC. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general audiences alike. Now in its second edition, this classic work now features updates throughout.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • I and Thou

    • Written by: Martin Buber
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
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    Martin Buber’s I and Thou has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent writers have acknowledged its influence on their work; students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born after World War II considers Buber one of its prophets. Buber’s main proposition is that we may address existence in two ways: (1) that of the “I” toward an “It,” toward an object that is separate in itself, which we either use or experience; (2) that of the “I” toward “Thou,” in which we move into existence in a relationship without bounds.

    Price: CDN$ 28.19

    • Empire of Self

    • A Life of Gore Vidal
    • Written by: Jay Parini
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The product of 30 years of friendship and conversation, Jay Parini's Empire of Self probes behind the glittering surface of Gore Vidal's colorful life to reveal the complex emotional and sexual truth underlying his celebrity-strewn life. But there is plenty of glittering surface as well - a virtual who's who of the American Century, from Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart through the Kennedys, Princess Margaret, and the creme de la creme of Hollywood.

    Price: CDN$ 37.01

    • Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom

    • Written by: Van K. Tharp, D.R. Barton, Steve Sjuggerud
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Safe Strategies for Financial Freedom shows you how to know in 30 seconds whether you should be in or out of the market. The authors show you how great investors avoid mistakes, and win big. With Van Tharp's legendary risk-control techniques, learn how the world's most profitable investors reduce their risk and leave their wealth-generating potential unlimited, and how you can too.

    Price: CDN$ 26.34

    • Third Thoughts

    • Written by: Steven Weinberg
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
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    Winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics and author of the classic The First Three Minutes, Weinberg shares his views on some of the most fundamental and fascinating aspects of physics and the universe. But he does not seclude science behind disciplinary walls or shy away from politics, taking on what he sees as the folly of manned spaceflight, the harms of inequality, and the importance of public goods. His point of view is rationalist, realist, reductionist, and devoutly secularist. 

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • The God Who Is There, 30th Anniversary Edition

    • Written by: Francis A. Schaeffer
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
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    For decades, The God Who Is There has been the landmark book that changed the way the church sees the world. In Francis Schaeffer's remarkable analysis, we learn where the clashing ideas about God, science, history, and art came from and where they are going. This edition includes a foreword by James W. Sire that places Schaeffer's seminal work in the context of the intellectual turbulence of the early 21st century.

    Price: CDN$ 30.53

    • Beautiful Losers

    • Written by: Leonard Cohen
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Bronson Pinchot, John Lescault
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    One of the best-known experimental novels of the 1960s, Beautiful Losers is Cohen's most defiant and uninhibited work. As imagined by Cohen, hell is an apartment in Montreal, where a bereaved and lust-tormented narrator reconstructs his relations with the dead. In that hell, two men and a woman twine impossibly and betray one another again and again. Memory blurs into blasphemous sexual fantasy - and redemption takes the form of an Iroquois saint and virgin who has been dead for 300 years but still has the power to save even the most degraded of her suitors.

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • Burning the Sky

    • Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space
    • Written by: Mark Wolverton
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
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    After the Soviet Union proved to the United States that it possessed an operational intercontinental ballistic missile with the launch of Sputnik in October 1957, the world watched anxiously as the two superpowers engaged in a game of nuclear one-upmanship. Amid this rising tension, eccentric physicist Nicholas Christofilos brought forth an outlandish, albeit ingenious, idea to defend the US from a Soviet attack: detonating nuclear warheads in space to create an artificial radiation belt that would fry incoming ICBMs. Known as Operation Argus, this plan is the most secret and riskiest experiment in history, and classified details of these nuclear tests have been long obscured.

    • Operation Argus and the Untold Story of the Cold War Nuclear Tests in Outer Space
    • Written by: Mark Wolverton
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 2018-12-11
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    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Philosophy and Real Politics

    • Written by: Raymond Geuss
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Many contemporary political thinkers are gripped by the belief that their task is to develop an ideal theory of rights or justice for guiding and judging political actions. But in Philosophy and Real Politics, Raymond Geuss argues that philosophers should first try to understand why real political actors behave as they actually do. Far from being applied ethics, politics is a skill that allows people to survive and persue their goals.

    Price: CDN$ 21.17

    • The Six Sigma Way

    • How GE, Motorola, and Other Top Companies are Honing Their Performance
    • Written by: Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Neuman, Roland R. Cavanagh
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
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    Cost reduction, productivity improvement, customer retention, these are the promises of the Six Sigma quality management system. The Six Sigma Way reveals how GE, Motorola, and numerous other companies are successfully using Six Sigma to fine-tune products and processes, improve performance, and increase profits. Now you can learn the roadmap for implementing Six Sigma in your manufacturing or service organization.

    Price: CDN$ 26.34

    • The Crossing

    • Written by: Jason Mott
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon, Adam Verner, John Lescault
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
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    Twins Virginia and Tommy Matthews have been on their own since they were orphaned at the age of five, surviving a merciless foster care system by relying on each other. Twelve years later, the world begins to collapse around them as a deadly contagion steadily wipes out entire populations and a devastating world war rages on for the cure. When Tommy is drafted for the war, the twins are faced with a choice: stay and accept their fate of almost certain death or run. Virginia and Tommy flee into the dark night.

    Price: CDN$ 30.67

    • Why Not Socialism?

    • Written by: G. A. Cohen
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? In this concise book, one of the world's leading political philosophers presents with clarity and wit a compelling moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. There are times, G. A. Cohen notes, when we all behave like socialists.

    Price: CDN$ 7.94

    • My Bright Abyss

    • Meditation of a Modern Believer
    • Written by: Christian Wiman
    • Narrated by: John Lescault
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Seven years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone marrow transplant, is a moving meditation on what a viable contemporary faith - responsive not only to modern thought and science but also to religious tradition - might look like. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Among the top 10 books I've ever read

    • By S Wallace on 2019-03-20

    Price: CDN$ 26.28

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