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    • It's So Easy

    • And Other Lies
    • By: Duff McKagan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1984, at the age of 20, Duff McKagan left his native Seattle - partly to pursue music, but mainly to get away from a host of heroin overdoses then-decimating his closest group of friends in the local punk scene. In LA only a few weeks and still living in his car, he answered a want ad for a bass player placed by someone who identified himself only as "Slash." Soon after, the most dangerous band in the world was born. Guns N' Roses went on to sell more than 100 million albums worldwide.

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    • articulate and elegant

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    Non-member price: $36.54

    • Here Comes the Night

    • The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues
    • By: Joel Selvin
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
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    Here Comes the Night: Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues is both a definitive account of the New York rhythm and blues world of the early '60s, and the harrowing, ultimately tragic story of songwriter and record producer Bert Berns, whose meteoric career was fueled by his pending doom. His heart damaged by rheumatic fever as a youth, doctors told Berns he would not live to see 21. Although his name is little remembered today, Berns worked alongside all the greats of the era.

    Non-member price: $36.20

    • Searching for Dave Chappelle

    • By: Jason Zinoman
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 1 hr and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2005, Dave Chappelle left show business at the height of his fame, giving up a small fortune and the hottest new television show in many years. In so doing, he transformed from being one of the greatest comics of his generation into one of the most enigmatic ever. In Searching for Dave Chappelle, Jason Zinoman, the first comedy critic in the history of The New York Times, sorts through the myriad theories and examines what happened to this singular artist.

    Non-member price: $4.38

    • Slayer's 'Reign in Blood' (33 1/3 Series)

    • By: D. X. Ferris
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
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    Issued on America's premier rap label at the peak of the thrash-metal movement, Slayer's controversial Reign in Blood remains the gold standard for extreme heavy metal, a seamless 29-minute procession of 10 blindingly fast, apocalyptic songs. The book explores the creation of the most universally respected metal album and its long road to the stores, through original interviews with the entire band, plus producer Rick Rubin, engineer Andy Wallace, cover artist Larry Carroll, and Def Jam insiders from Russell Simmons to M.C. Serch.

    Non-member price: $21.69

    • Come Up and Get Me

    • An Autobiography of Colonel Joe Kittinger
    • By: Joe Kittinger, Craig Ryan
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
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    A few years after his release from a North Vietnamese prisoner-of-war camp, in 1973, Colonel Joseph Kittinger retired from the Air Force. Restless and unchallenged, he turned to ballooning, a lifelong passion as well as a constant diversion for his imagination during his imprisonment. His primary goal was a solitary circumnavigation of the globe, and in its pursuit he set several ballooning distance records, including the first solo crossing of the Atlantic in 1984. But the aeronautical feats that first made him an American hero had occurred a quarter of a century earlier....

    Non-member price: $28.94

    • Hard Sell

    • The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman
    • By: Jamie Reidy
    • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
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    Hard Sell tells you things about the American pharmaceutical industry you'd rather not know and about practices you'd rather weren't happening. But once you pick it up, you won't want to put this book down.Jamie Reidy is to the pharmaceutical business what Jerry Maguire was to professional sports and Frank Abagnale (Catch Me If You Can) was to bank fraud. He's the guy who's been there, done that, and walked away with the insider stories.

    Non-member price: $26.04