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    • Satin Island

    • By: Tom McCarthy
    • Narrated by: James Garnon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Meet U. - a talented and uneasy figure currently pimping his skills to an elite consultancy in contemporary London. His employers advise everyone from big businesses to governments, and, to this end, expect their 'corporate anthropologist' to help decode and manipulate the world around them - all the more so now that a giant, epoch-defining project is in the offing.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • C

    • By: Tom McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 14 hrs
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    C follows the short, intense life of Serge Carrefax, a man who – as his name suggests – surges into the electric modernity of the early 20th century, transfixed by the technologies that will obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the very earliest experimental wireless stations, Serge finds himself steeped in a weird world of transmissions, whose very air seems filled with cryptic and poetic signals of all kinds.

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • Remainder

    • By: Tom McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 39 mins
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    Traumatised by an accident that involves something falling from the sky and leaving him eight-and-a-half million pounds richer, our hero spends his time and money obsessively reconstructing and re-enacting memories and situations from his past. But, when this fails to quench his thirst for authenticity, he starts reconstructing more and more violent events, including hold-ups and shoot-outs.

    Non-member price: $26.81

    • Don't Leave Too Much Room for the Holy Spirit

    • An Essay from Things I've Learned From Women Who've Dumped Me
    • By: Tom McCarthy
    • Narrated by: Tom McCarthy
    • Length: 16 mins
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    An essay from Things I've Learned From the Women Who've Dumped Me.

    Non-member price: $3.28

    • Science Fiction: The Best of the Year 2006

    • By: Joe Haldeman, James Patrick Kelly, Stephen Leigh, and others
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Riggio, Bob Souer, Kitzie Stern
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
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    A collection of the best science fiction prose written in 2006 from some of the genre's greatest authors, including James Patrick Kelly, Wil McCarthy, Susan Palwick, Tom Purdom, Robert Reed, Michael Swanwick, James Van Pelt, Howard Waldrop, Alastair Reynolds, Ian McDonald, Mary Rosenblum, Stephen Leigh, and Joe Haldeman.

    Non-member price: $33.37