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Author: Akiko Busch
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Vivid, surprising, and utterly timely, Akiko Busch's HOW TO DISAPPEAR explores the idea of invisibility in nature, art, and science, in search of a more joyful and peaceful way of living in today's increasingly surveilled and publicity-obsessed world

In our increasingly networked and image-saturated lives, the notion of disappearing has never been both more enchanting and yet fanciful.
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Author: Geoff Dyer
Release Date: February 12, 2019
From a writer of "derelict luminosity" (David Mitchell), a scene-by-scene exploration of Where Eagles Dare, one of cinema's most cherished and popular films, on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.

Geoff Dyer has loved Where Eagles Dare since childhood.
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Author: David Lynch and Kristine McKenna | Narrator: David Lynch and Kristine McKenna
Release Date: June 19, 2018
An unprecedented look into the personal and creative life of the visionary auteur David Lynch, through his own words and those of his closest colleagues, friends, and family — adapted by David Lynch from the print book especially for this audio program
 
In this unique hybrid of biography and memoir, David Lynch opens up for the first time about a life lived in pursuit of his singular vision, and the many heartaches and struggles he’s faced to bring his unorthodox projects to fruition.
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Author: Ingrid Rossellini | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: May 22, 2018
A lively and timely introduction to the roots of self-understanding--who we are and how we should act--in the cultures of ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and Middle Ages and the Renaissance

     "Know thyself"--this fundamental imperative appeared for the first time in ancient Greece, specifically in Delphi, the temple of the god Apollo, who represented the enlightened power of reason.
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Author: Sarah Sentilles | Narrator: Sarah Sentilles
Release Date: July 04, 2017
A single book might not change the world. But this utterly original meditation on art and war might transform the way you see the world—and that makes all the difference.

“How to live in the face of so much suffering.
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Author: Alan Jay Lerner | Narrator: David Case
Release Date: November 15, 2016
This warm, loving, and often hilarious personal history of My Fair Lady, Camelot, and Gigi describes the cast of a great era in American musical theater. Moss Heart, Fritz Loewe, Julie Andrews, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Cecil Beaton, Louis Jourdan, Maurice Chevalier, Leslie Caron, Vincente Minelli, Arthur Freed, and many others.
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Author: Tyler Knott Gregson | Narrator: Tyler Knott Gregson
Release Date: April 28, 2015
The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.

One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.
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Author: Huan Hsu | Narrator: Huan Hsu
Release Date: March 24, 2015

A journalist travels throughout mainland China and Taiwan in search of his family’s hidden treasure and comes to understand his ancestry as he never has before.
 
In 1938, when the Japanese arrived in Huan Hsu’s great-great-grandfather Liu’s Yangtze River hometown of Xingang, Liu was forced to bury his valuables, including a vast collection of prized antique porcelain, and undertake a decades-long trek that would splinter the family over thousands of miles.

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Author: John Shiffman and Robert K. Wittman | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: June 01, 2010
The Wall Street Journal called him “a living legend.” The London Times dubbed him “the most famous art detective in the world.”
 
In Priceless, Robert K. Wittman, the founder of the FBI’s Art Crime Team, pulls back the curtain on his remarkable career for the first time, offering a real-life international thriller to rival The Thomas Crown Affair.
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Author: R.A. Scotti | Narrator: Kathe Mazur
Release Date: April 07, 2009
On August 21, 1911, the unfathomable happened–Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa vanished from the Louvre. More than twenty-four hours passed before museum officials realized she was gone. The prime suspects were as shocking as the crime. Pablo Picasso and Guillaume Apollinaire, young provocateurs of a new art.
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Author: Jonathan Harr | Narrator: Campbell Scott
Release Date: October 25, 2005
Told with consummate skill by the writer of the bestselling, award-winning A Civil ActionThe Lost Painting is a remarkable synthesis of history and detective story. 

An Italian village on a hilltop near the Adriatic coast, a decaying palazzo facing the sea, and in the basement, cobwebbed and dusty, lit by a single bulb, an archive unknown to scholars.
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Author: Charles Fleming and Steven R. Schirripa | Narrator: Steven R. Schirripa
Release Date: September 23, 2003
Attention would-be paesans. Can’t distinguish “gabagool” from “pasta fazool”. Not sure how to properly accessorize your track suit with gold chains. Does the phrase “go to the mattresses” make you sleepy.
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