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University Press Audiobooks is published by award-winning Redwood Audiobooks, a leading publisher of quality nonfiction audiobooks since 1990.

University Press Audiobooks debuted in 1995 with the mission to publish academic audiobooks. Among the famous authors whose works have been published by University Press Audiobooks on cassette and CD are Carl Sagan, Stephen Jay Gould, Steven Pinker, Jared Diamond, Richard Feynman, Stephen Hawking, Noam Chomsky, E. O. Wilson, Patricia Churchland, Paul Churchland, Hilary Putnam, Daniel Dennett, Umberto Eco, Michel Foucault, John McPhee, and many others. For its work, University Press Audiobooks received the Publisher Weekly award for “Best Continuing Audiobook Series.”

Now available on audio download, University Press Audiobooks presents dozens of new titles, representing the best of the university presses and featuring distinguished authors and award-winning narrators.

In addition, University Press Audiobooks presents dozens of informative introductory texts on a range of subjects. The books are published by a leading educational publisher and are available in most libraries. They offer essential information for the interested listener, written in an engaging style.


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by Nancy Goldner
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Artistic profile of one of the twentieth century's great choreographers. The literature on Balanchine is vast, but it is primarily biographical.

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by Benjamin G. Rader
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A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated. In this third edition of his lively history of America's game, widely recognized as the best of its kind, Benjamin G. Rader expands his scope…

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by Keith Ward
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Can religious beliefs survive in the scientific age? Are they resoundingly outdated? Or, is there something in them of great importance, even if the way they are expressed will have to change given new scientific context?

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by Vivian Gussin Paley
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The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results.

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by Paul Davies
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In the preface to the 2004 edition, Paul Davies writes, "If the laws of the universe really are a sort of cosmic blueprint, as I suggest, they may also be a blueprint for survival."

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by Peter Cozzens
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During the late summer of 1862, Confederate forces attempted a three-pronged strategic advance into the North. The outcome of this offensive, the only coordinated Confederate attempt to carry the conflict to the enemy, was disastrous.

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by Dorion Sagan
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At the crossroads of philosophy and science, the sometimes-dry topics of evolution and ecology come alive in this new collection of essays—many never before anthologized.

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by Robert Pinsky
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The place of poetry in modern democracy is no place, according to conventional wisdom. The poet, we hear, is a casualty of mass entertainment and prosaic public culture, banished to the artistic sidelines to compose variations on insipid themes for a dwindling audience.

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by William Logan
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William Logan has been called "the most hated man in American poetry" and the most dangerous poetry critic since Randall Jarrell.

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by Carl W. Ernst
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One out of five people in the world is Muslim; only 18 percent of those, however, are Arab. Ernst moves away from a Middle Eastern bias, addressing the pluralistic nature of Muslim societies and thought.

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