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Audiobook
An audiobook (or talking book) is a recording of a text being read. A reading of the complete text is noted as "unabridged", while readings of a reduced version, or abridgement of the text are labeled as "abridged". Spoken audio has been available in schools and public libraries and to a lesser extent in music shops since the 1930s. Many spoken word albums were made prior to the age of videocassettes, DVDs, compact discs, and downloadable audio, however often of poetry and plays rather than books
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Abridgement
An abridgement (or abridgment) is a condensing or reduction of a book or other creative work into a shorter form while maintaining the unity of the source.[1] The abridgement can be true to the original work in terms of mood and tone, capturing the parts the abridging author perceives to be most important; it could be a complete parody of the original; or it could fall anywhere in-between, either generally capturing the tone and message of the original author but falling short in some manner, or subtly twisting their words and message to favor a different interpretation or agenda.[2] Compare/contrast with epitome. A written work may be abridged to make it more accessible to a wider audience; for example, to make an adaptation of it as an audio book or a television show, to make a more convenient companion to an already established work, or to create a shorter reference version.Contents1
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A-side And B-side
The terms A-side and B-side
A-side and B-side
refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records. The A-side usually featured the recording that the artist, record producer, or the record company intended to receive the initial promotional effort and then receive radio airplay, hopefully, to become a "hit" record. The B-side (or "flip-side") is a secondary recording that has a history of its own: some artists released B-sides that were considered as strong as the A-side and became hits in their own right
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New York Public Library
Coordinates: 40°45′10″N 73°58′54″W / 40.75270°N 73.98180°W / 40.75270; -73.98180New York Public LibraryThe New York Public Library Main Branch
New York Public Library Main Branch
in Bryant Park, ManhattanEstablished 1895Location New York CityBranches 92[1]CollectionSize 53,000,000 books and other items[2]Access and usePopulation served 3,500,000 (Manhattan, The Bronx
The Bronx
and Staten Island)Other informationBudget $245,000,000[2]Director Anthony Marx, President and CEO William P. Kelly, Andrew W. Mellon Director of the Research Libraries[3]Staff 3,150Website www.nypl.orgThe New York Public Library
New York Public Library
(NYPL) is a public library system in New York City
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World War II
Allied victoryCollapse of Nazi Germany Fall of Japanese and Italian Empires Dissolution of the League of Nations Creation of the United Nations Emergence of the United States
United States
and the Soviet Union
Soviet Union
as superpowers Beginning of the Cold War
Cold War
(more...)ParticipantsAllied Powers Axis PowersCommanders and leadersMain Allied leaders Joseph Stalin Franklin D
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GI Bill Of Rights
The Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944, also known as the G.I. Bill, was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans (commonly referred to as G.I.s)
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Braille
This audio file was created from a revision of the article "Braille" dated 2006-09-06, and does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. (Audio help) More spoken articles Braille
Braille
(/breɪl/; French: [bʁaj]) is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired. It is traditionally written with embossed paper. Braille
Braille
users can read computer screens and other electronic supports thanks to refreshable braille displays. They can write braille with the original slate and stylus or type it on a braille writer, such as a portable braille notetaker or computer that prints with a braille embosser. Braille
Braille
is named after its creator, Louis Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight as a result of a childhood accident. In 1824, at the age of fifteen, he developed a code for the French alphabet
French alphabet
as an improvement on night writing
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1952 In Music
NorwayBy genrecountryjazzBy topicList of albums releasedList of years in music (table)... 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 1947 1948 ...1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955... 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 ...Art Archaeology Architecture Literature Music Philosophy Science +...This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1952.Contents1 Specific locations 2 Specific genres 3 Events 4 Publications 5 Musical groups formed 6 Albums released 7 US No
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LP Record
The LP (from "long playing"[1] or "long play") is an analog sound storage medium, a vinyl record format characterized by a speed of ​33 1⁄3 rpm, a 12- or 10-inch (30 or 25 cm) diameter, and use of the "microgroove" groove specification. Introduced by Columbia in 1948, it was soon adopted as a new standard by the entire record industry
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United States National Recording Registry
The National Recording Registry is a list of sound recordings that "are culturally, historically, or aesthetically important, and/or inform or reflect life in the United States." The registry was established by the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000,[1] which created the National Recording Preservation Board, whose members are appointed by the Librarian of Congress. The recordings preserved in the United States National Recording Registry form a registry of recordings selected yearly by the National Recording Preservation Board for preservation in the Library of Congress.[2] The legislative intent of the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 was to develop a national program to guard America's sound recording heritage
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John Masefield
John Edward Masefield, OM (/ˈmeɪsˌfiːld, ˈmeɪz-/; 1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) English poet and writer, was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930. Among his best known works are the children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and the poems "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".Contents1 Biography1.1 Early life 1.2 World War I to appointment as Poet Laureate 1.3 Poetry associations 1.4 Later years and death2 Art song
Art song
settings 3 Selected works3.1 Poetry collections 3.2 Novels 3.3 Plays 3.4 Non-fiction and autobiographical4 References 5 Further reading 6 External linksBiography[edit] Early life[edit] Masefield was born in Ledbury
Ledbury
in Herefordshire, to Caroline and George Masefield, a solicitor. His mother died giving birth to his sister when Masefield was only six, and he went to live with his aunt
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Red Bank, New Jersey
Red Bank is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, incorporated in 1908 and located on the Navesink River, the area's original transportation route to the ocean and other ports. As of the 2010 United States
United States
Census, the borough had a population of 12,206,[9][10][11] reflecting an increase of 362 (+3.1%) from the 11,844 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,208 (+11.4%) from the 10,636 counted in the 1990 Census.[20] Red Bank was originally formed as a town on March 17, 1870, from portions of Shrewsbury Township. On February 14, 1879, Red Bank became Shrewsbury City, a portion of Shrewsbury Township, but this only lasted until May 15, 1879, when Red Bank regained its independence
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Walkman
Walkman
Walkman
is a Sony
Sony
brand tradename, originally used for portable audio cassette players from the late 1970s onwards. In later years, it has been used by Sony
Sony
to market digital portable audio/video players, as well as a line of mobile phones introduced in 2005. The Sony
Sony
Walkman was blue and silver which contained bulky buttons. It also included an extra audio jack so two people could listen at a time. The original Walkman
Walkman
cassette player, released in 1979, changed music listening habits by allowing people to listen to their music whilst on the move
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Walden Books
Waldenbooks, operated by the Walden Book Company, Inc., was an American shopping mall-based bookstore chain and a subsidiary of Borders Group. The chain also ran a video game and software chain under the name Waldensoftware, as well as a children's educational toy chain under Walden Kids
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Literary Guild
The Literary Guild of America is a mail order book club selling low cost editions of current books to its members.Contents1 History 2 Method of operation 3 References and sources 4 External linksHistory[edit] The Literary Guild was established in 1927 by Samuel W. Craig and Harold K. Guinzberg as a competitor to the Book of the Month Club established in the previous year. Craig asserted that he originally incorporated the company in 1922 and reincorporated it in 1926 after hearing of the success of book clubs in Germany.[1] In 1929 they created a subsidiary operation, the Junior Library Guild, which continues to this day. Method of operation[edit] Books are selected by an editorial board. The chairman was Carl Van Doren. The chosen books are printed in special editions identified by the Literary Guild imprint on the title page. They are published on the same date as the trade editions
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History Book Club
Bookspan
Bookspan
LLC is a New York-based online book seller, founded in 2000.[3] Bookspan
Bookspan
began as a joint endeavor by Bertelsmann
Bertelsmann
and Time Warner.[2] Bertelsmann
Bertelsmann
took over control in 2007, and a year later, sold its interest to Najafi Companies, an Arizona investment firm.[2] Najafi held its ownership in a subsidiary named Direct Brands, which also held Najafi's ownership in the Columbia House
Columbia House
record club.[3] In 2013, Najafi sold its interest in Direct Brands to Pride Tree Holdings,[2][4] a New York-based media and consumer technology holding company founded in 2012 and incorporated in Delaware.[5][6] Bookspan
Bookspan
operates a number of discount book purchasing programs, often generically referred to as "book-of-the-month clubs"
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