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[7 Dec 2011 | No Comment | 2,616 views]

The year isn’t quite over, but Walter Isaacon’s Steve Jobs has already been crowned the best selling book of 2011. Of course, the really interesting bit is that it went on sale a month and a half ago — a …

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[1 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 1,824 views]

Andrew “Ender” Wiggin thinks he is playing computer-simulated war games at the Battle School: he is, in fact, engaged in something far more desperate. Ender is the result of decades of genetic experimentation, Earth’s attempt to make the military …

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[2 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 880 views]

In the heat of the Arizona desert, a raging fire pushes temperatures to a deadly degree and one woman is left to burn. Pulled naked and barely breathing from the fire, the victim has no idea who she is, let …

Apple luv, Audiobooks »

[31 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 3,048 views]

For whatever reason, when Walter Isaacsons’s seminal biography shipped on Monday, October 24, you could only get the audiobook on CD — yeah, bits encoded on a shiny plastic disk. Really? Well, Audible has stepped up with the offer we’ve …

Apple luv, Audiobooks »

[22 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 2,237 views]

You certainly know his face — Spiderman 2, The Good Wife, Damages, Burn Notice, The Cell — and soon millions will also know him as the voice of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs, the authorized biography of the late Apple cofounder …

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[10 Oct 2011 | No Comment | 1,207 views]

Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters: a young girl sunbathing in a nearby …

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[4 Sep 2011 | No Comment | 1,288 views]

Moneyball reveals a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can’t buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of Major League teams and dugouts. …

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[11 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,301 views]

A 12-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the run in the woods of Northern Idaho, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder — four men who know exactly who the children are and where their …

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[7 Jul 2011 | No Comment | 1,760 views]

Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks earlier. …

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[9 Jun 2011 | No Comment | 1,709 views]

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Jennifer Egan brings her unique gifts as a novelist and short story writer to a compulsively listenable narrative that centers on Bennie Salazar, an aging punk rocker and record executive, and the beautiful …

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[4 May 2011 | No Comment | 1,350 views]

First in the Kurt Wallander mystery series. It was a crime of senseless violence. On a cold night in a remote Swedish farmhouse, an elderly farmer was bludgeoned to death, his wife left to die with a noose around her …

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[6 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,883 views]

An atmospheric tale of life and love in a Depression-era traveling circus. Nonagenarian Jacob Jankowski reflects back on his wild and wondrous days with a circus. It the Depression Era and Jacob, finding himself parentless and penniless, joins the Benzini …

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[8 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 4,001 views]

The King’s Speech (iTunes, $5.95) was written by London Sunday Times journalist Peter Conradi and Mark Logue — grandson of Lionel Logue, whose recently discovered diaries and correspondence contain fascinating details about these true events.
At the urging of his …

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[3 Feb 2011 | One Comment | 2,066 views]

At 31, Noah Calhoun, back in coastal North Carolina after World War II, is haunted by images of the girl he lost more than a decade earlier. At 29, socialite Allie Nelson is about to marry a wealthy lawyer, but …

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[7 Jan 2011 | No Comment | 1,954 views]

Gary Sheyngart, author of The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, creates a compelling reality in this tale about an illiterate America in the not-too-distant future. Lenny Abramov may just be penning the world’s last diary. Which is good, because while falling in …