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    • Vacationland

    • True Stories from Painful Beaches
    • By: John Hodgman
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Hodgman - New York Times best-selling author, semifamous personality, deranged millionaire, increasingly elderly husband, father, and human of Earth - has written a memoir about his cursed travels through two wildernesses: from the woods of his home in Massachusetts, birthplace of rage, to his exile on the coast of Maine, so-called Vacationland, home to the most painful beaches on Earth.

    Non-member price: $35.89

    • You Can't Touch My Hair

    • And Other Things I Still Have to Explain
    • By: Phoebe Robinson, Jessica Williams - foreword
    • Narrated by: Phoebe Robinson, John Hodgman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    Being a black woman in America means contending with old prejudices and fresh absurdities every day. Comedian Phoebe Robinson has experienced her fair share over the years: She's been unceremoniously relegated to the role of "the black friend", as if she is somehow the authority on all things racial; she's been questioned about her love of U2 and Billy Joel ("isn't that...white people music?"); she's been called "uppity" for having an opinion in the workplace; and yes, people do ask her whether they can touch her hair all. The. Time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you for this

    • By Dimitri on 10-01-2018

    Non-member price: $35.89

    • After On

    • A Novel of Silicon Valley
    • By: Rob Reid
    • Narrated by: Sean Kenin, January LaVoy, Felicia Day, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Meet Phluttr - a diabolically addictive new social network and a villainess, heroine, enemy, and/or bestie to millions. Phluttr has ingested every fact and message ever sent to, from, and about her innumerable users. Her capabilities astound her makers - and they don't even know the tenth of it. But what's the purpose of this stunning creation? Is it a front for something even darker and more powerful than the NSA?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • yawn

    • By Ant OSullivan on 15-04-2018

    Non-member price: $50.78

    • Year Zero

    • A Novel
    • By: Rob Reid
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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    Low-level entertainment lawyer Nick Carter thinks it's a prank, not an alien encounter, when a redheaded mullah and a curvaceous nun show up at his office. But Frampton and Carly are highly advanced (if bumbling) extraterrestrials. And boy, do they have news. The entire cosmos, they tell him, has been hopelessly hooked on humanity's music ever since "Year Zero" (1977 to us), when American pop songs first reached alien ears. This addiction has driven a vast intergalactic society to commit the biggest copyright violation since the Big Bang.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Idea - a bit drawn out

    • By Owen Neochi on 02-07-2015

    Non-member price: $41.01

    • That Is All

    • By: John Hodgman
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    John Hodgman completes his vision with That Is All, the last book in a trilogy of Complete World Knowledge. Like its predecessors, That Is All compiles incredibly handy made-up facts into brief articles, overlong lists, and beguiling narratives on new and familiar themes. It picks up exactly where More Information left off - specifically, at page 596 - and finally completes Complete World Knowledge, just in time for the return of Quetzalcoatl and the end of human history in 2012.

    Non-member price: $35.89

    • Unfamiliar Fishes

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, John Hodgman, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In Unfamiliar Fishes, Sarah Vowell argues that 1898 might be a year just as crucial to our nation's identity, a year when, in an orgy of imperialism, the United States annexed Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and Guam, and invaded Cuba and then the Philippines, becoming a meddling, self-serving, militaristic international superpower practically overnight. Of all the countries the United States invaded or colonized in 1898, Vowell considers the story of the Americanization of Hawaii to be the most intriguing.

    Non-member price: $30.45

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    • A Novel
    • By: Warren Ellis
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    There are two types of people who think professionally about the future: Foresight strategists are civil futurists who think about geoengineering and smart cities and ways to evade Our Coming Doom; strategic forecasters are spook futurists, who think about geopolitical upheaval and drone warfare and ways to prepare clients for Our Coming Doom. The former are paid by nonprofits and charities, the latter by global security groups and corporate think tanks.

    Non-member price: $24.59

    • Dimension of Miracles

    • By: Robert Sheckley
    • Narrated by: John Hodgman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Dimension of Miracles is a satirical science fiction novel first published by Dell in 1968. It's about Tom Carmody, a New Yorker who, thanks to a computer error, wins the main prize in the Intergalactic Sweepstakes. Tom claims his prize before the error is discovered and is allowed to keep it. However, since Tom is a human from Earth without galactic status and no space traveling experience, he has no homing instinct that can guide him back to Earth once his odyssey begins - and the galactic lottery organizers cannot transport him home.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Before Douglas Adams

    • By Peter Davis on 20-05-2015

    Non-member price: $29.22

    • Little Owl's Audiobook Collection

    • Little Owl's Night; Little Owl's Day; Little Owl's Snow
    • By: Divya Srinivasan
    • Narrated by: Janet Varney, Dave Hill, John Hodgman
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Includes three stories about Little Owl's adventures in the forest: Little Owl's Night, Little Owl's Day, and Little Owl's Snow

    Non-member price: $15.60