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    • Becoming Superman

    • My Journey From Poverty to Hollywood
    • By: J. Michael Straczynski
    • Narrated by: Peter Jurasik
    • Length: 16 hrs and 6 mins
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    In this dazzling memoir, the acclaimed writer behind Babylon 5, Sense8, Clint Eastwood’s Changeling, and Marvel’s Thor reveals how the power of creativity and imagination enabled him to overcome the horrors of his youth and a dysfunctional family haunted by madness, murder, and a terrible secret. 

    Non-member price: $27.58

    • Elvis in Vegas

    • How the King of Rock 'n' Roll Reinvented the Las Vegas Show
    • By: Richard Zoglin
    • Narrated by: Gibson Frazier
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
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    The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time. 

    Non-member price: $26.32

    • The Latin Hit Maker

    • My Journey from Cuban Refugee to World-Renowned Record Producer and Songwriter
    • By: Rudy Pérez, Robert Noland
    • Narrated by: Rudy Pérez
    • Length: 5 hrs and 24 mins
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    For the first time, music legend Rudy Pérez shares his remarkable journey from a poor refugee kid in Miami to composing the greatest hit songs on the world stage. Named the most successful Latin songwriter in history, Rudy Pérez is the creator behind some of the best-selling records of Beyoncé, Julio Iglesias, Christina Aguilera, and IL Divo.

    Non-member price: $17.46

    • Revolution

    • A Secret History of the Beatles
    • By: Avalon Giuliano, Geoffrey Giuliano
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey Giuliano
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
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    Once again internationally acclaimed, best-selling biographers Geoffrey Giuliano and Avalon Giuliano tear back the decades-old veil of myth and unquestioning hero worship surrounding the Beatles’ turbulent lives and present the frank, often heart-wrenching tale of four young men from Liverpool thrust upon the world stage and into the stratosphere of untouchable super-stardom.  

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Blast from the Past: Interviews with 60s, 70s, and 80s TV and Film Stars and Musicians

    • By: David Boyer
    • Narrated by: Bill Hemberger
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
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    The films, TV shows, and music of the '60s, '70s, and '80s are still as classic and timeless as they were long ago. The TV shows and movies were family-friendly, yet interesting and exciting, leaving the viewer breathless and anxiously awaiting the next episode or sequel. TV and film directors knew that science fiction could be mind-bending yet thought-provoking, and horror could actually be frightening but instill that sense of fear without the obligatory graphic violence, pervasive language, and sexual overtones to bring their vision to life. 

    Non-member price: $9.68

    • I'm with the Band

    • Confessions of a Groupie
    • By: Pamela Des Barres
    • Narrated by: Pamela Des Barres
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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    The stylish, exuberant and remarkably sweet confession of one of the most famous groupies of the 1960s and '70s is back in this new edition that includes an afterword on the author's last 15 years of adventures. As soon as she graduated from high school, Pamela Des Barres headed for the Sunset Strip, where she knocked on rock stars' backstage doors and immersed herself in the drugs, danger, and ecstasy of the freewheeling 1960s. 

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • Crescendo

    • The Story of a Musical Genius Who Forever Changed a Southern Town
    • By: Allen Cheney, Julie Cantrell - contributor
    • Narrated by: Allen Cheney
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
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    During the Great Depression, Fred Allen is born poor and hungry in the shadow of rural Georgia’s infamous cotton mills. By the time Fred is three years old, he can play hymns on the piano without missing a note. In kindergarten, he amazes adults with Chopin. Terrified that Fred’s genius is proof of a curse, his parents lock away the piano.

    Non-member price: $20.22

    • Step by Step

    • A Pedestrian Memoir
    • By: Lawrence Block
    • Narrated by: Michael Bonner
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
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    From the revered The New York Times best-selling author comes a touching, insightful, and humorous memoir of an unlikely racewalker and world traveler. Lawrence Block is the author of bestselling novels featuring unforgettable characters such as the hit man Keller, private investigator Matthew Scudder, burglar Bernie Rhodenbarr, and time traveler Evan Tanner. But much before he became an author, he was a walker. 

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • 33 Percent Rockstar

    • Music, Heartbreak and the Pursuit of Rock Stardom
    • By: S.C. Sterling
    • Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
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    Scott has played over 500 concerts at hundreds of venues spanning almost two decades. From performing to the bar staff at strip mall dive bars, to a sold-out show with members of The Misfits and the Ramones, 33 Percent Rockstar: Music, Heartbreak and the Pursuit of Rock Stardom is about the love of music and life as a struggling musician. It is the true story of what happens when you give up everything to follow your dreams - even when they lead to a run-down strip club in a seedy part of Lincoln, Nebraska.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • The Real Sherlock

    • By: Lucinda Hawksley
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
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    Sherlock Holmes is the most portrayed fictional character of all time, and he has been reimagined by actors, playwrights and directors over centuries - but who is the creator behind the detective? Arthur Conan Doyle’s own life was often stranger than fiction, and his most famous characters’ stories and personalities bear more than a passing resemblance to his own life and his closest friends. Biographer and broadcaster Lucinda Hawksley gains unprecedented access to a treasure trove of Doyle’s never-before-seen personal letters and diaries.

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • White Boy: A Memoir

    • By: Tom Graves
    • Narrated by: Tom Graves
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
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    White Boy: A Memoir is one man's unvarnished story of love, loss, race, Memphis, and a dark past. Everything is laid bare when Memphis author, journalist, and college professor Tom Graves takes a vivid and deep introspective account of his life. This courageous and unforgettable memoir is sure to stir, and perhaps even prompt you to reconsider, your own feelings about love and race. 

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • A Handbook of Disappointed Fate

    • By: Anne Boyer
    • Narrated by: Sky Goodden
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
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    A Handbook of Disappointed Fate highlights a decade of Anne Boyer's interrogative writing on poetry, death, love, lambs, and other impossible questions. The audiobook includes narration of 33 essays, covering a wide range of topics.   

    Non-member price: $20.83

    • Late Migrations

    • A Natural History of Love and Loss
    • By: Margaret Renkl
    • Narrated by: Joyce Bean
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
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    Growing up in Alabama, Renkl was a devoted reader, an explorer of riverbeds and red-dirt roads, and a fiercely loved daughter. Here, in brief essays, she traces a tender and honest portrait of her complicated parents - her exuberant, creative mother; her steady, supportive father - and of the bittersweet moments that accompany a child’s transition to caregiver. And here, braided into the overall narrative, Renkl offers observations on the world surrounding her suburban Nashville home, conveying the dignity of bluebirds and rat snakes, monarch butterflies and native bees. 

    Non-member price: $34.82

    • Be Careful Who You Love

    • Inside the Michael Jackson Case
    • By: Diane Dimond
    • Narrated by: Diane Dimond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
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    The explosive, definitive account of the Michael Jackson saga, chronicling the King of Pop’s battles against child molestation charges from 1993 to 2005, from award-winning journalist Diane Dimond, who broke the story first over 12 years ago. Be Careful Who You Love will take you behind the scenes and into the courtroom of one of the most controversial cases of the decade, while giving listeners a dramatic glimpse of one reporter’s vigilance and unending quest to uncover the truth.

    Non-member price: $34.09

    • For Joshua

    • An Ojibway Father Teaches His Son
    • By: Richard Wagamese
    • Narrated by: Craig Lauzon
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
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    Staring the modern world in the eye, Richard Wagamese confronts its snares and perils. He sees people coveting without knowing why, looking for roots without understanding what constitutes home, searching for acceptance without extending reciprocal respect, and longing for love without knowing how to offer it. He sees this because he lived it. For Joshua is Wagamese's love letter to his estranged son. Ojibway tradition calls for fathers to walk their children through the world and teach them their place in it. To teach them they belong. 

    Non-member price: $33.16

    • Anaïs Nin: A Life from Beginning to End

    • By: Hourly History
    • Narrated by: Matthew J. Chandler-Smith
    • Length: 59 mins
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    Anaïs Nin was an influential and acclaimed writer best known for her diaries that cover six decades from the 1910s to the 1970s. In addition to her famous journals, her works include novels, essays, poetry, studies, and erotica - many of which remain popular to this day. As one of the first prominent female authors of erotica, Nin led a controversial life that was subject to many rumors. Her fearlessness when it came to tackling taboo topics such as incest, sexual abuse, and extra-marital affairs would earn her both staunch supporters and zealous critics.

    Non-member price: $5.50

    • William Dean Howells

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Steve Kelly
    • Length: 21 mins
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    William Howells was a friend of Mark Twain’s for 44 years and spent many hours in the company of this giant of late 19th century American literature. Clements’s views on slavery, literature, religion, and many sketches of home and family life emerge in this account of a truly great man. 

    Non-member price: $6.81

    • Surviving the Press-Gang

    • 70 Crazy Years in Journalism
    • By: Leslie Watkins
    • Narrated by: Graham Watkins
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
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    From humble junior reporter on the Luton News to globe-trotting feature writer for the Daily Mail and a sometime television executive - this is Leslie Watkins - Les to his friends - reporting the news over 70 years. He tells of Fleet Street in its heyday revealing what went on inside the newspaper world, of scoop after scoop, fake news, murder, and political corruption. Honest, humorous, surprising, and sometimes tragic his journalist's eye view of the world, of breaking news, drink fuelled editorial feuds, and dirty tricks lifts the lid on journalism's golden age.

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Tales from a Fisherman's Log

    • By: Zane Grey
    • Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
    • Length: 3 hrs and 23 mins
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    Zane Grey, known mainly for his Western fiction and for his own personal adventures exploring the rugged West, was also a prolific fisherman. Once his income from the Westerns gave him free time to explore the world's oceans, he devoted an average of 300 days a year to fishing, according to his son Loren. Besides the waters of southern California, Florida, and Nova Scotia, he went deep-sea fishing off the coasts of Australia, New Zealand, and Tahiti, with many return trips to his favorite spots. He pioneered the fishing of sailfish, and established numerous world records.

    Non-member price: $18.96

    • Robert Johnson Devil's Son

    • By: Patrizia Barrera
    • Narrated by: Les Horovitz
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
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    An emotional thriller with a historical research of the short life of Robert Johnson, considered by most as the grandfather of rock, but adored by blues fans. A compelling narration that perhaps offers a solution to a mysterious intrigue, full of esotery and religious fanaticism, that lead to the violent and early death of the one that was labelled the Devil's Son.

    Non-member price: $9.68

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