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  1. The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale Audiobook The Testaments: The Sequel to The Handmaid's Tale
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  2. Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television Audiobook Gotta Get Theroux This: My life and strange times in television
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  3. Behind Closed Doors: Life, Laughs and Football Audiobook Behind Closed Doors: Life, Laughs and Football
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  4. We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast Audiobook We are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast
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  5. Entangled Audiobook Entangled
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  6. The School of Life: An Emotional Education Audiobook The School of Life: An Emotional Education
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  7. My Name Is Why Audiobook My Name Is Why
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  8. Sweet Sorrow Audiobook Sweet Sorrow
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  9. Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Audiobook Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
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  10. Behind Closed Doors Audiobook Behind Closed Doors
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Sports Byline:Morten Anderson Audiobook

Sports Byline:Morten Anderson

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Morten Andersen, Ron Barr Release Date: May 2018

Morten Andersen, a Pro Football Hall Of Fame placekicker, played for 25 seasons with the Saints, Falcons, Giants, Chiefs and Vikings. He talks about what it takes to be a great athlete over a long period of time. Andersen, who was born in Denmark, tells how he had never kicked a football until age 17 when he came to America as an exchange student and how it felt to hear he was being inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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Sports Byline: Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton Audiobook

Sports Byline: Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Jonathan Dayton, Ron Barr, Valerie Faris Release Date: May 2018

In this episode of Sports Byline, Ron Barr talks to the directors of the film Battle of the Sexes, a film based on the historic tennis match of 1973 between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, starring Steve Carell and Emma Stone. Directors Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton discuss the technical difficulties of making a great sports movie and the lesser known backstories of King and Riggs.

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Sports Byline: Tony Granato Audiobook

Sports Byline: Tony Granato

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

Tony Granato played 13 seasons in the NHL, including a trip to the Stanley Cup while with the Los Angeles Kings. After his playing career, Granato coached the Colorado Avalanche. He's now the head coach at the University of Wisconsin. In this interview, he discusses his return to college hockey and the changes to the college game in recent years.

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Sports Byline: Tommy Heinsohn Audiobook

Sports Byline: Tommy Heinsohn

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

Tommy Heinsohn is Boston Celtics' royalty as a player, coach and broadcaster. He has the distinction of being part of all 17 of the Celtics' championships, including eight as a player and two as a coach. He's a member of the NBA Hall of Fame and his #15 jersey is retired. He does color commentary for the Celtics TV coverage. He discusses his college career, NBA draft changes and his career as a coach, player and commentator.

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Sports Byline: Terry Porter Audiobook

Sports Byline: Terry Porter

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

Terry Porter played 17 years in the NBA including 10 years for the Portland Trailblazers. Porter earned two all-star selections and had his #30 retired by the Trailblazers. The former first round pick is now the head basketball coach at the University of Portland. Porter talks about growing up in Milwaukee, playing for Dick Bennett and his NBA career.

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Sports Byline: Steve Spurrier Audiobook

Sports Byline: Steve Spurrier

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

College Football Hall of Famer Steve Spurrier is the only person to win both the Heisman Trophy and the NCAA FBS Championship as a coach. Spurrier played for nearly a decade in the NFL before returning to college football, where he became the winningest head coach at both Florida and the South Carolina. He talks about his book, Head Ball Coach: My Life in Football, Doing it Differently - and Winning, his playing career and his road to becoming a head coach.

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Sports Byline: Shirley Babashoff Audiobook

Sports Byline: Shirley Babashoff

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

Shirley Babashoff owns 8 Olympic swimming medals and has a part in 39 national records. Widely regarded as one of the best female swimmers of all time, she received the Olympic Order and was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame. She discusses her book, Making Waves: My Journey to Winning Olympic Gold and Defeating the East German Doping Program, her Olympic experiences, and how her childhood affected her career.

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Sports Byline: Shaun Alexander Audiobook

Sports Byline: Shaun Alexander

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

2005 NFL MVP Shaun Alexander played 9 years in the NFL including 8 with the Seahawks. He set the single-season NFL rushing record with 27 touchdowns. He was named to the Pro Bowl three times in his career and was named to the 2000's All-Decade Team. In this interview, he discusses his upbringing in Florence, Kentucky, his college career at Alabama and his pro career in Seattle.

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Sports Byline: Sam Smith Audiobook

Sports Byline: Sam Smith

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr, Sam Smith Release Date: May 2018

Sam Smith, author of the New York Times best seller The Jordan Rules talks about his book, Hard Labor: The Battle That Birthed the Billion-Dollar NBA, which details exactly how and why the NBA, and NBA players, make so much money. Smith explains the significance of the historic Oscar Robertson v. National Basketball Association lawsuit that allowed players free agency for the first time.

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Sports Byline: Pierre Turgeon Audiobook

Sports Byline: Pierre Turgeon

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Pierre Turgeon, Ron Barr Release Date: May 2018

In this interview, Ron Barr talks to Pierre Turgeon, 19 season NHL center and the 34th player in NHL history to score 500 goals. Turgeon reminisces about growing up 7 hours north of Montreal, learning English, and Canada's 1987 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships bench-clearing brawl with the Soviet Union.

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Sports Byline: Phil Esposito Audiobook

Sports Byline: Phil Esposito

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Ron Barr Release Date: January 2018

Hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito played 18 years in the NHL. He's widely considered one of the best hockey players of all time, and ranks sixth all time in goals. After his playing career, Esposito was a founder of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning, where he's still part of the broadcasting team. This interview looks back at his time playing youth hockey, how the game has changed and his playing career.

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Sports Byline: Paul Beston Audiobook

Sports Byline: Paul Beston

Author: Ron Barr Narrator: Paul Beston, Ron Barr Release Date: May 2018

Paul Beston, author of The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring talks about his book and the history of America's fascination with heavyweight champs. His book focuses on the history of boxing in America through the careers of John L. Sullivan, Jack Johnson, Jack Dempsey, Joe Lewis, Rocky Marciano, Mohamad Ali and Mike Tyson; iconic figures that had the ability to appeal to people beyond the ring.

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