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    • The Shallows

    • How the Internet Is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember
    • By: Nicholas Carr
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question in an Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: as we enjoy the Internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? Now, Carr expands his argument into the most compelling exploration yet published of the Internet’s intellectual and cultural consequences.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good but hard to follow sometimes

    • By Anonymous User on 25-12-2018

    Non-member price: $28.87

    • The Glass Cage

    • Automation and Us
    • By: Nicholas Carr
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In The Glass Cage, bestselling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisure. Even as they bring ease to our lives, these programs are stealing something essential from us.

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Utopia Is Creepy

    • And Other Provocations
    • By: Nicholas Carr
    • Narrated by: Steven Menasche
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With a razor wit, Nicholas Carr cuts through Silicon Valley's unsettlingly cheery vision of the technological future to ask a hard question: Have we been seduced by a lie? Gathering a decade's worth of posts from his blog, Rough Type, as well as his seminal essays, Utopia Is Creepy offers an alternative history of the digital age, chronicling its roller-coaster crazes and crashes, its blind triumphs, and its unintended consequences.

    Non-member price: $30.74

    • Living Rewired and Defeating Distraction

    • By: Nicholas Carr
    • Narrated by: Dave Summers
    • Length: 21 mins
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    For your holiday listening enjoyment, Edgewise presents a double episode featuring two outstanding interviews on a critical issue: how our ability to think and focus is being radically altered in the Information Age.

    Non-member price: $1.44

    • Mashed

    • The Culinary Delights of Twisted Erotic Horror
    • By: Grivante, Eddie Generous, J. Donnait, and others
    • Narrated by: Missy Cambridge
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mashed is an anthology of twisted humor, erotic horror, and culinary experimentation. Featuring demented authors from all over the world coming together to delight and terrify you. Mashed feels like Scary Movie meets 50 Shades on the Food Network! This collection of 17 sensually sinister tales that will leave you both scared and slightly turned on, while laughing out loud and contemplating whether or not you should have their next meal.

    Non-member price: $29.22