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    • Iron Gold

    • Written by: Pierce Brown
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds, John Curless, Julian Elfer, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ten years after the events of Morning Star, Darrow and the Rising are battling the remaining Gold loyalist forces and are closer than ever to abolishing the color-coded caste system of Society for good. But new foes will emerge from the shadows to threaten the imperfect victory Darrow and his friends have earned. Pierce Brown expands the size and scope of his impressive Red Rising universe with new characters, enemies, and conflicts among the stars.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't live up to the Red Rising trilogy

    • By Leon on 2018-02-01

    Price: CDN$ 52.62

    • The Last Battle

    • Victory, Defeat, and the End of World War I
    • Written by: Peter Hart
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Much has been made of - and written about - August 1914. There has been comparatively little focus on August 1918 and the lead-up to November. Because of the fixation on the Great War's opening moves and the great battles that followed over the course of the next four years, the endgame seems to come as a stunning anticlimax. At the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the guns simply fell silent. The Last Battle definitively corrects this misperception. As Hart shows, a number of factors precipitated the Armistice. 

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • Tantric Secrets for Men

    • What Every Woman Will Want Her Man to Know About Enhancing Sexual Ecstasy
    • Written by: Kerry Riley, Diane Riley
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Being a good lover isn't easy. With more freedom, knowledge, and body awareness, today's woman knows better than to settle for predictable, performance-based sex. Tantric Secrets for Men offers everything a man needs to know in order to satisfy a woman's physical, emotional, and spiritual yearnings. Employing the ancient secrets of physical ecstasy, men learn to transform rote sex into passionate lovemaking, pleasure into ecstasy, and partnership into union.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • The Path Is The Goal

    • A Basic Handbook of Buddhist Meditation
    • Written by: Chögyam Trungpa, Sherab Chödzin (editor)
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    According to the Buddha, no one can attain basic sanity or enlightenment without practicing meditation. The teachings given here on the outlook and technique of meditation provide the foundation that every practitioner needs to awaken as the Buddha did. Trungpa teaches us to let go of the urge to make meditation serve our ambition; thus we can relax into openness.

    Price: CDN$ 4.02

    • Smoke and Iron

    • Written by: Rachel Caine
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the world catching fire and words printed on paper the spark that lights rebellion, it falls to smugglers, thieves, and scholars to save a library thousands of years in the making...if they can stay alive long enough to outwit their enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!!

    • By Lindsay Bunt on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 30.69

    • The Retreat of Western Liberalism

    • Written by: Edward Luce
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Retreat of Western Liberalism, Luce makes a larger statement about the weakening of western hegemony and the crisis of liberal democracy - of which Donald Trump and his European counterparts are not the cause, but a terrifying symptom. Luce argues that we are on a menacing trajectory brought about by ignorance of what it took to build the West, arrogance towards society's economic losers, and complacency about our system's durability.

    Price: CDN$ 30.55

    • Ink and Bone

    • The Great Library
    • Written by: Rachel Caine
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly - but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden. Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Albion's Seed

    • Four British Folkways in America, Vol. 1
    • Written by: David Hackett Fischer
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 29 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This fascinating audiobook is the first volume in a projected cultural history of the United States, from the earliest English settlements to our own time. It is a history of American folkways as they have changed through time, and it argues a thesis about the importance for the United States of having been British in its cultural origins. While most people in the United States today have no British ancestors, they have assimilated regional cultures which were created by British colonists, even while preserving ethnic identities at the same time.

    Price: CDN$ 52.86

    • The Cold War

    • A World History
    • Written by: Odd Arne Westad
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 22 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Cold War, Odd Arne Westad offers a new perspective on a century when a superpower rivalry and an ideological war transformed every corner of our globe. We traditionally think of the Cold War as a post-World War II diplomatic and military conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union. But in this major new work, Westad argues that the conflict must be understood as a global ideological confrontation with roots in the industrial revolution and with continuing implications for the world today.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Oh, boy ...

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-03-04

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • Ash and Quill

    • Written by: Rachel Caine
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hoarding all the knowledge of the world, the Great Library jealousy guards its secrets. But now a group of rebels poses a dangerous threat to its tyranny. Jess Brightwell and his band of exiles have fled London, only to find themselves imprisoned in Philadelphia, a city led by those who would rather burn books than submit. But Jess and his friends have a bargaining chip: the knowledge to build a machine that will break the library's rule.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

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    • Written by: Graeme Cameron
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
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    He lives in your community, in a nice house with a well-tended garden. He shops in your grocery store, bumping shoulders with you and apologizing with a smile. He drives beside you on the highway, politely waving you into the lane ahead of him. What you don't know is that he has an elaborate cage built into a secret basement under his garage. And the food that he's carefully shopping for is to feed a young woman he's holding there against her will - one in a string of many, unaware of the fate that awaits her.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Light Falls

    • Space, Time, and an Obsession of Einstein
    • Written by: Brian Greene
    • Narrated by: Brian Greene, Paul Rudd, Peter Ganim, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best-selling author, superstar physicist, and cofounder of the World Science Festival Brian Greene (The Elegant Universe, The Fabric of the Cosmos) and an ensemble cast led by award-winning actor Paul Rudd (Ant-Man) perform this dramatic story tracing Albert Einstein's discovery of the general theory of relativity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mind-blowing #Audible1

    • By Ron Lavoie on 2018-09-19

    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • Practice of Lojong

    • Cultivating Compassion Through Training the Mind
    • Written by: Traleg Kyabgon, Ken Wilber (foreword)
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this volume, Traleg Kyabgon offers a fresh translation of the slogans as well as in-depth new commentary of each. After living among and teaching Westerners for over 20 years, his approach is uniquely insightful into the ways that the slogans could be misunderstood or misinterpreted within our culture. Here, he presents a refreshing and clarifying view, which seeks to correct points of confusion.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Battle for the Ruhr

    • The German Army's Final Defeat in the West
    • Written by: Derek S. Zumbro
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With Allied armies poised on the banks of the Rhine, Nazi Germany tottered on the brink of collapse. The ensuing battles on German soil - especially those in the so-called Ruhr Pocket - were as fierce and hard-fought as any in the European theater. Going well beyond previous accounts, Derek S. Zumbro chronicles this key military campaign from a unique and fresh perspective - that of the defeated German soldiers and civilians caught in the final maelstrom of the war's Western front.   

    Price: CDN$ 30.69

    • Domina

    • The Women Who Made Imperial Rome
    • Written by: Guy de la Bédoyère
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero - these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of the era documents the Julio-Claudian women whose bloodline, ambition, and ruthlessness made it possible for the emperors' line to continue. Eminent scholar Guy de la Bedoyere, author of Praetorian, asserts that the women behind the scenes - including Livia, Octavia, and the elder and younger Agrippina - were the true backbone of the dynasty.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Shortest History of Europe

    • Written by: John Hirst
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
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    Celebrated historian John Hirst offers a fascinating exploration of the qualities that made Europe a world-changing civilization. The Shortest History of Europe begins with a rapid overview of European civilization, describing its birth from an unlikely mixture of classical learning and Christianity and German warrior culture. Over the centuries, this unstable blend produced highly distinctive characters - pious knights and belligerent popes, and beyond - and its coming apart provided the dynamic of European history in modern times.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

    • Haig's Enemy

    • Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front
    • Written by: Jonathan Boff
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
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    During the First World War, the British army's most consistent German opponent was Crown Prince Rupprecht of Bavaria. Commanding more than a million men as a General, and then Field Marshal, in the Imperial German Army, he held off the attacks of the British Expeditionary Force under Sir John French and then Sir Douglas Haig for four long years. But Rupprecht was to lose not only the war, but his son and his throne. In Haig's Enemy, Jonathan Boff explores the tragic tale of Rupprecht's war - the story of a man caught under the wheels of modern industrial warfare.

    • Crown Prince Rupprecht and Germany's War on the Western Front
    • Written by: Jonathan Boff
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Release date: 2018-12-25
    • Not rated yet

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • The Allure of Battle

    • A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost
    • Written by: Cathal J. Nolan
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 25 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    History has tended to measure war's winners and losers in terms of its major engagements, battles in which the result was so clear-cut that they could be considered "decisive". Cannae, Konigsberg, Austerlitz, Midway, Agincourt - all resonate in the literature of war and in our imaginations as tide-turning. But these legendary battles may or may not have determined the final outcome of the wars in which they were fought. Cathal J. Nolan's The Allure of Battle systematically and engrossingly examines the great battles, tracing what he calls "short-war thinking".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable listen

    • By jeff olasz on 2018-07-19

    Price: CDN$ 50.07

    • The Story of Western Science

    • From the Writings of Aristotle to the Big Bang Theory
    • Written by: Susan Wise Bauer
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
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    Far too often, public discussion of science is carried out by journalists, voters, and politicians who have received their science secondhand. The Story of Western Science shows us the joy and importance of reading groundbreaking science writing for ourselves and guides us back to the masterpieces that have changed the way we think about our world, our cosmos, and ourselves.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

    • Walking the Path of the Buddha
    • Written by: Bhante Henepola Gunarantana
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 9 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the same engaging style that has endeared him to listeners of Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, children, and partners, as well as tools to overcome all the mental hindrances that prevent happiness.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

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