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    • The Conservative Mind

    • From Burke to Eliot
    • By: Russell Kirk
    • Narrated by: Phillip Davidson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Kirk defines "the conservative mind" by examining such brilliant men as Edmund Burke, James Fenimore Cooper, Alexis de Tocqueville, John Quincy Adams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Benjamin Disraeli, Cardinal Newman, George Santayana, and finally, T.S. Eliot. Vigorously written, the book represents conservatism as an ideology born of sound intellectual traditions.

    Non-member price: $40.62

    • Edmund Burke

    • A Genius Reconsidered
    • By: Russell Kirk
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Russell Kirk has ingeniously combined into a living whole the private Burke and the public Burke. He gives us a fresh assessment of Burke, a statesman enjoying even greater influence today than in his own time. He lucidly unfolds Burke's philosophy, showing how it revealed itself in concrete historical situations in the 18th century and how Burke, through his philosophy, "speaks to our age".

    Non-member price: $27.79

    • Signature Wounds

    • A Grale Thriller, Book 1
    • By: Kirk Russell
    • Narrated by: James Foster
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    While in Las Vegas on his way to a family Fourth of July celebration, FBI bomb expert Paul Grale hears a deep blast and sees the smoke rising. In an unfolding nightmare, Grale discovers his sister, brother-in-law, and many friends were caught up in the explosion. Grief stricken, he is pulled from the main bomb investigation to sift orphan leads. Quietly he begins a relentless search for the bomb maker.

    Non-member price: $15.22

    • Gone Dark

    • By: Kirk Russell
    • Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
    • Length: 9 hrs
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    When a series of coordinated blasts takes down several Los Angeles power stations, FBI bomb tech Paul Grale is tapped to investigate. That means leaving his vulnerable niece, Julia, behind in Las Vegas. The sole survivor of a homeland bombing that killed her parents, Julia's still struggling through grief and trauma. An avowed pacifist, she's being trolled as anti-American. And entangled in an affair with the wrong man, she's facing the fallout from his crimes: stolen military-grade ammunition found in her car. But Grale has no choice but to head to LA.

    Non-member price: $25.34

    • Russell Kirk's Concise Guide to Conservatism

    • By: Russell Kirk, Wilfred M. McClay - introduction
    • Narrated by: Bob Souer
    • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The modern conservative intellectual movement began in 1953 with Russell Kirk’s groundbreaking book The Conservative Mind. Four years later, he published a pithy, wry, philosophical summary of what conservatism really means. Originally titled The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Conservatism, this little book was essentially a popular version of The Conservative Mind. Now, a century after its author’s birth, this neglected gem has been recovered. It remains what Kirk intended it to be: an accessible introduction to conservative ideas, especially for the young.

    Non-member price: $19.49