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Product Description: TO THE WORLD OF ANCIENT MAYA, AND FAR BEYOND…In the Courts of the Sun introduced Maya descendent Jed De Landa, a math prodigy with rare knowledge of an ancient divination tool called the Sacrifice Game. But now there are two Jeds—one existing at the height of the ancient Maya civilization in AD 664, and another in the present who—for an unusual but compelling reason—is about to bring about the destruction of humanity...read more

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9780525952411 | E P Dutton, July 5, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The mind-bending, stunningly inventive sequel to Brian D'Amato's In Courts of the Sun, in which one man holds the key to saving the world from the 2012 apocalypse foretold by the Mayan Prophecy.

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9780451415646 | New Amer Library, June 4, 2013, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: TO THE WORLD OF ANCIENT MAYA, AND FAR BEYOND…In the Courts of the Sun introduced Maya descendent Jed De Landa, a math prodigy with rare knowledge of an ancient divination tool called the Sacrifice Game.

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Product Description: A finalist for the 2018 French-American Foundation Translation Prize in FictionA challenging read that encourages reflection, The Principle examines a world inching closer to its own destruction. Overpopulation, nuclear war, fascism, contemporary capitalism, and climate crisis all play roles in this epistolary novel in which a young philosopher grapples with the life of Werner Heisenberg, the Nobel Prize-winning German physicist...read more
By Howard Curtis (trans)

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9781609453527 | Europa Editions Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: A finalist for the 2018 French-American Foundation Translation Prize in FictionA challenging read that encourages reflection, The Principle examines a world inching closer to its own destruction.

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Product Description: The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright—a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life.   This searing, extraordinarily evocative narrative opens with a man in his house at dawn, surrounded by aspens, coyotes cackling in the distance as he quietly navigates the distance between present and past...read more

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9780451494580 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: The first work of long fiction from the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright—a tour de force of memory, mystery, death, and life.

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Product Description: Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory.A house is burning, threatening the existence of its six tenants—including a failed priest; a naturalist; a neurosurgeon; an invalid dreaming of his anxious boyhood; and their landlord, whose relationship to the tenants is both intimate and shadowy...read more

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9780062499745 | Harpercollins, January 17, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Award-winning, bestselling novelist and travel writer Colin Thubron returns to fiction with his first novel in more than a decade, a searing, poetic masterwork of memory.

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Product Description: 'In The Vorrh we have one of the most original and stunning works of fantasy that has ever been my privilege to read.' Alan MooreIn the tradition of China Miéville, Michael Moorcock and Alasdair Gray, B. Catling's The Vorrh is literary dark fantasy which wilfully ignores boundaries, crossing over into surrealism, magic-realism, horror and steampunk...read more

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9781473606616 | Coronet, September 13, 2016, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Taking its name from the imaginary African forest in Raymond Roussel's Impressions of Africa, The Vorrh is a magnificent, vibrant backdrop on which to stage a high octane narrative led by hunter, Tsungali, the Cyclops, Ishmael and famous photographer Eadweard Muybridge.

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9781473606630 | Coronet, January 10, 2017, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: 'In The Vorrh we have one of the most original and stunning works of fantasy that has ever been my privilege to read.
9781473606623 | Coronet, September 6, 2016, cover price $21.99

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Product Description: "A stunning vibrant maximalist whirlwind of a novel. Oloixarac’s wit and ambition are evident on every page. By comparison, most other contemporary fiction seems a little dull and simple-minded." —Hari Kunzru, author of White Tears and Gods Without MenA debut novel of seduction and madness, hate and love, set in the world of Argentine academia and animated by the spirits of Wittgenstein, Rousseau, Nabokov and Bolaño Rosa Ostreech, a pseudonym for the novel’s beautiful but self-conscious narrator, carries around a trilingual edition of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, struggles with her thesis on violence and culture, sleeps with a bourgeois former guerrilla, and pursues her elderly professor with a highly charged blend of eroticism and desperation...read more
By Roy Kesey (trans)

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9781616957353 | Soho Pr Inc, January 10, 2017, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "A stunning vibrant maximalist whirlwind of a novel.

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Product Description: From the author of the bestsellers Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It and Live Your Truth comes Rebirth, an inspiring novel about the magic that happens when you learn to follow your heart. After the death of his estranged father, Amit takes his parent's ashes to the Ganges to fulfill a deathbed promise...read more

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9780316312288 | Hachette Books, January 3, 2017, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: From the author of the bestsellers Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It and Live Your Truth comes Rebirth, an inspiring novel about the magic that happens when you learn to follow your heart.

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9781478940616 | Unabridged edition (Hachette Audio, January 3, 2017), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the author of the bestsellers Love Yourself Like Your Life Depends on It and Live Your Truth comes Rebirth, an inspiring novel about the magic that happens when you learn to follow your heart.

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Product Description: From Gillian Anderson, acclaimed actress and X-Files star, and New York Times bestselling coauthor Jeff Rovin comes the second book in the thrilling paranormal EarthEnd Saga that Flavorwire called “the dream of nerds everywhere.”After uncovering a mystical link to the ancient civilization of Galderkhaan, child psychologist Caitlin O’Hara is left with strange new powers...read more

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9781476776552 | Simon & Schuster, December 8, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From Gillian Anderson, star of the X-Files, and New York Times bestselling coauthor Jeff Rovin comes the second book in the thrilling paranormal series Earthend Saga that began with A Vision of Fire, which Marie Claire called “addictive!

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9781476776576 | Reprint edition (Simon451, December 27, 2016), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: From Gillian Anderson, acclaimed actress and X-Files star, and New York Times bestselling coauthor Jeff Rovin comes the second book in the thrilling paranormal EarthEnd Saga that Flavorwire called “the dream of nerds everywhere.

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Product Description: Like others who withstood the pandemic, Sam Sewell lives in a subterranean shelter. The vast catacombs were built before the military's biological weapon leaked out, killing nine out of ten people and leaving the survivors so traumatized that they can barely tolerate each other's company...read more
By Brian Stableford (introduced by)

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9780486804101 | Dover Pubns, November 16, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Like others who withstood the pandemic, Sam Sewell lives in a subterranean shelter.

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Product Description: A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR, National PostBEST BOOKS FOR GIFTING 2015: Vanity FairGIFT YOURSELF THIS PAPERBACK -- Seattle Times"This is Moody's best novel in many years...a book of irony and wit and heartbreak." --Dwight Garner, New York TimesFrom the acclaimed Rick Moody, a darkly comic portrait of a man who comes to life in the most unexpected of ways: through his online reviews...read more

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9780316178556 | Little Brown & Co, November 10, 2015, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR, National PostBEST BOOKS FOR GIFTING 2015: Vanity Fair"This is Moody's best novel in many years.
9780314094889, titled "Business Law Today: Text & Summarized Cases : Legal, Ethical, Regulatory, and International Environment" | 4th edition (West Group, June 1, 1997), cover price $102.95 | also contains Business Law Today: Text & Summarized Cases : Legal, Ethical, Regulatory, and International Environment | About this edition: Designed to make business law and legal environment exciting and understandable for readers.

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9780316178563 | Back Bay Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR, National PostBEST BOOKS FOR GIFTING 2015: Vanity FairGIFT YOURSELF THIS PAPERBACK -- Seattle Times"This is Moody's best novel in many years.

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Product Description: Praise for John Crowley:"Like a magus, John Crowley shares his secrets generously, allowing us to believe that his book is revealing the true and glorious nature of the world and the reader's own place within it."—Village Voice"[Crowley] transforms the lead of daily life into seriously dazzling artistic gold...read more

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9781618731081 | Small Beer Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Praise for John Crowley:"Like a magus, John Crowley shares his secrets generously, allowing us to believe that his book is revealing the true and glorious nature of the world and the reader's own place within it.

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Product Description: "Tarquini's innovative concept is paired with realistic characters and sparkling wit, making this enjoyable novel a keeper."--Publishers Weekly, Starred ReviewEUGENIA PANISPORCHI LIVES WITH HER MOTHER, TEACHES CHAUCER, AND REMEMBERS ALL HER PAST LIVES...read more

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9781943006014 | Sparkpress, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Tarquini's innovative concept is paired with realistic characters and sparkling wit, making this enjoyable novel a keeper.

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Product Description: A fifteenth-century portrait painter, grieving the untimely death of his unrequited love, takes refuge at the monastery at Mont Saint-Michel, an island off the coast of France. He haunts the halls until the monks assign him the task of copying manuscripts – though he is illiterate...read more
By Rhonda Mullins (trans)

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9781552453384 | Coach House Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A fifteenth-century portrait painter, grieving the untimely death of his unrequited love, takes refuge at the monastery at Mont Saint-Michel, an island off the coast of France.

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Product Description: In Haunted Traveller, his most personal and ambitious work, Barry Yourgrau takes the reader on a postmodern literary journey like no other. Here are forty-four fantastic episodes that together paint an imaginary memoir of one man’s yearning, alienated passage through life, as written by this “odd, wild, and brilliant master of absurd anxieties” (Patrick McGrath)...read more

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9781559704823 | Arcade Pub, May 12, 1999, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: A blend of travel writing, fable, and adventure tale, offers an exploration of the idea and personal nature of travel

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9781628727005 | Arcade Pub, September 6, 2016, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: In Haunted Traveller, his most personal and ambitious work, Barry Yourgrau takes the reader on a postmodern literary journey like no other.

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Product Description: The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about the remarkable year one woman spent in Virginia’s Roanoke Valley—now available in a limited Olive Edition.“A remarkable psalm of terror and celebration.”—TimePilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley...read more

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9780786223251 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 1, 2000), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley.
9780844669861 | Peter Smith Pub Inc, June 1, 1999, cover price $31.75 | About this edition: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley.
9781568497068 | Buccaneer Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning work by the author whom The Boston Globe called "one of the most distinctive voices in American letters today.

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9781848250789 | Canterbury Pr Norwich, April 29, 2011, cover price $15.99 | also contains Pilgrim at Tinker Creek | About this edition: Pilgrim at Tinker Creek has continued to change people's lives for over thirty years.
9780061233326 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, June 1, 2007), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A collection of essays on the natural world during a year spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains reflects the author's interactions with her wilderness surroundings.
9780072434170 | McGraw-Hill College, June 1, 2000, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: The Pulitzer Prize-winning work by the author whom The Boston Globe called "one of the most distinctive voices in American letters today.
9780060953027 | Reprint edition (Perennial, November 1, 1998), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays on the natural world during a year spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains reflects the author's interactions with her wilderness surroundings
9780060915452 | Reissue edition (Harpercollins, September 1, 1988), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Collection of essays on the natural world during a year spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains reflects the author's interactions with her wilderness surroundings
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9781433261275 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2009), cover price $29.95 | also contains Pilgrim at Tinker Creek | About this edition: Through a year of on-foot explorations through her own landscape, Annie Dillard shares her keen observations, poetic sensibilities, introspective reflections, and reverence for her surroundings to show us the world outside as we have never seen it before, in this winner of the 1975 Pulitizer Prize for nonfiction.
9781433261268 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, March 1, 2009), cover price $19.95 | also contains Pilgrim at Tinker Creek | About this edition: Through a year of on-foot explorations through her own landscape, Annie Dillard shares her keen observations, poetic sensibilities, introspective reflections, and reverence for her surroundings to show us the world outside as we have never seen it before, in this winner of the 1975 Pulitizer Prize for nonfiction.

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9780786104901 | Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 1993, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: A collection of essays on the natural world during a year spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains reflects the author's interactions with her wilderness surroundings.

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9780613376495 | Turtleback Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $25.70 | About this edition: A collection of essays on the natural world during a year spent in the Blue Ridge Mountains reflects the author's interactions with her wilderness surroundings

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Product Description: Blends the genres of memoir, journal, and first-person narrative fiction, and challenges the reader with the issue of gender. Volume 3 continues this romp through issues of gender, U.S. cultural history, stand-up comedy, and self-development...read more

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9780895561428 | Gateways Books & Tapes, October 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Blends the genres of memoir, journal, and first-person narrative fiction, and challenges the reader with the issue of gender.
9780895561398 | Gateways Books & Tapes, April 1, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Blends the genres of memoir, journal, and first-person narrative fiction, and challenges the reader with the issue of gender.
9780895561367, titled "LeslieAnn My Life As a Boy: My Life As a Boy" | Gateways Books & Tapes, September 1, 2015, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Blends the genres of memoir, journal, and first-person narrative fiction, and challenges the reader with the issue of gender   LeslieAnn is stand-up comedian who spices this narrative with constant jokes and one-liners.

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Product Description: From Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin—the final book in their “addictive” (Marie Claire) EarthEnd Saga comes to a thrilling conclusion in a wild story involving time travel, ghosts, alien technology, and strange spiritual powers…the perfect combination for X-Files fans...read more

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9781476776590 | Simon451, September 13, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: From Gillian Anderson and Jeff Rovin—the final book in their “addictive” (Marie Claire) EarthEnd Saga comes to a thrilling conclusion in a wild story involving time travel, ghosts, alien technology, and strange spiritual powers…the perfect combination for X-Files fans.

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Product Description: When Carson Reynolds gets hired to produce a documentary film at a gathering of Native American medicine men, he never suspects it will be a portal into a world that will radically change his life. Despite his resistance to the Call, he is ineluctably drawn into a realm of shamans, priestesses, deities, and plant-medicine work, where he becomes engaged in a searing struggle with extra-dimensional forces that threaten the future of humanity as we know it...read more

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9781785353666 | Cosmic Egg Books, August 26, 2016, cover price $20.95 | About this edition: When Carson Reynolds gets hired to produce a documentary film at a gathering of Native American medicine men, he never suspects it will be a portal into a world that will radically change his life.
9780979394379 | Jawbone Nation Pr, July 7, 2007, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Carson Reynolds heads off on another routine documentary shoot.

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Product Description: When Nostradamus is hired to find a foreign spy by Venice's ruling Council of 10, the only clues they can offer him are the spy's intercepted messages, encoded in a seemingly unbreakable cipher.But Nostradamus soon detects evil influences working against him, and realizes the spy can only be caught by occult means...read more
By Victor Bevine (narrator)

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9781522689720 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 2, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: When Nostradamus is hired to find a foreign spy by Venice's ruling Council of 10, the only clues they can offer him are the spy's intercepted messages, encoded in a seemingly unbreakable cipher.

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Product Description: Karen Lord's debut novel, the multiple-award-winning Redemption in Indigo, announced the appearance of a major new talent—a strong, brilliantly innovative voice fusing Caribbean storytelling traditions and speculative fiction with subversive wit and incisive intellect...read more
By Robin Miles (narrator)

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9781522683667 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, July 19, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Karen Lord's debut novel, the multiple-award-winning Redemption in Indigo, announced the appearance of a major new talent—a strong, brilliantly innovative voice fusing Caribbean storytelling traditions and speculative fiction with subversive wit and incisive intellect.

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Product Description: "Old Angel Midnight is one of the great delights of the boundless improvisational world. Jack Kerouac's ear is peerless, manifesting structures otherwise impossible. A masterpiece of the mind freed to fly. Read it aloud, for yourself, 'for the sake of reading, and for the sake of the Tongue … Let's hear the Sound of the Universe, son...read more
By Michael McClure (foreword by)

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9780872867031 | City Lights Books, July 12, 2016, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: "Old Angel Midnight is one of the great delights of the boundless improvisational world.

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Product Description: Carriers of Genius examines the lives of twelve famous men through the eyes of their mothers. In it, we see how Disney, Einstein, Franklin, Gershwin, Hughes, Rockwell, Rogers, Roosevelt, Whitman, Wright, Astaire, and Carver came to be the legendary figures they are today...read more

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9781634899093 | Wise Ink, June 14, 2016, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Carriers of Genius examines the lives of twelve famous men through the eyes of their mothers.

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Product Description: Based on the author's years of experience working with Toyota’s master teachers and with companies in the midst of great change, this book follows the story established in the Shingo Prize-winning book, Andy & Me: Crisis & Transformation on the Lean Journey...read more

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9781498740333 | Productivity Pr, June 17, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Based on the author's years of experience working with Toyota’s master teachers and with companies in the midst of great change, this book follows the story established in the Shingo Prize-winning book, Andy & Me: Crisis & Transformation on the Lean Journey.

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Product Description: "The Lucidity Project stirs readers to look at life and their abilities in an exhilarating new way.” ― POPSUGARDepression has haunted twenty-five-year-old Max Dorigan her entire life. After years of unsuccessful treatment and a failed suicide attempt, Max agrees to join “The Lucidity Project,” a program at a mysterious health and wellness resort in the Caribbean―where, she soon finds, the people are just as troubled as she is, only in a different way...read more

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9781631520327 | She Writes Pr, May 31, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "The Lucidity Project stirs readers to look at life and their abilities in an exhilarating new way.

By Stephen Hoye (narrator)

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9781522661351 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 31, 2016), cover price $9.99

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