分类:免费英文有声书

  • Liars Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Unabridged (mp3) 3hrs

    Liars Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street Unabridged (mp3) 3hrs

    It was wonderful to be young and working on Wall Street in the 1980s - never had so many 24-year-olds made so much money in so little time. In this shrewd and wickedly funny audiobook, Michael Lewis describes an astonishing era and his own rake's progress through a powerful investment bank. From an unlikely beginning (art history at Princeton?) ...

  • Catch-22 Unabridged (mp3) 31hrs

    Catch-22 Unabridged (mp3) 31hrs

    Catch-22 is like no other novel we have ever read. It has its own style, its own rationale, its own extraordinary character. It moves back and forth from hilarity to horror. It is outrageously funny and strangely affecting. It is totally original. It is set in the closing months of World War II, in an American bomber squadron on a small island o...

  • Alan Turing: The Enigma Unabridged (mp3) 31hrs

    Alan Turing: The Enigma Unabridged (mp3) 31hrs

    Listed as one of the essential 50 books of all time in The Guardian Inspired the Academy Award-nominated film, The Imitation Game It’s only a slight exaggeration to say that the British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) saved the Allies from the Nazis, invented the computer and artificial intelligence, and anticipated gay liberation by de...

  • 寻找阿拉斯加Looking for Alaska Unabridged (mp3) 7hrs

    寻找阿拉斯加Looking for Alaska Unabridged (mp3) 7hrs

    Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last words - and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet Francois Rabelais called the "Great Perhaps." Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young. Clever, funny, screwed-up, and dead sexy, Alaska will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him ...

  • Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Unabridged (mp3) 12hrs

    Writing and Civilization: From Ancient Worlds to Modernity Unabridged (mp3) 12hrs

    Can you imagine the world—or your life—without writing? From emails to street signs and newspapers to novels, the written word is so ever-present that we rarely stop to consider how it came to be. Yet at just over 5,000 years old, writing is actually a relatively recent invention. It has become so central to the way we communicate and live, howe...

  • The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition Unabridged (mp3) 18hrs

    The History of the English Language, 2nd Edition Unabridged (mp3) 18hrs

    Sixteen centuries ago a wave of settlers from northern Europe came to the British Isles speaking a mix of Germanic dialects thick with consonants and complex grammatical forms. Today we call that dialect Old English, the ancestor of the language nearly one in five people in the world speaks every day. How did this ancient tongue evolve into the ...

  • Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage Unabridged (mp3) 12hrs

    Myths, Lies, and Half-Truths of Language Usage Unabridged (mp3) 12hrs

    Is English broken? Do bad grammar, slang, and illogical constructions signal a decline in standards of usage? Do e-mail and text messages corrupt the art of writing? In short, is our language going to the dogs? It’s easy to think so, just as it’s easy to listen to people speaking a foreign language and think that they’re doing something more com...

  • The Story of Human Language Unabridged (mp3) 18hrs

    The Story of Human Language Unabridged (mp3) 18hrs

    Language basics. In Lecture 1, you start by comparing human language to animal communication and ask, how valid are claims that animals such as chimpanzees have rudimentary language skills? Then you look at intriguing evidence that links a specific gene to the ability to use language. The first appearance of this gene in humans has been calculated ...