Entries from August 31st, 2011

Hear it here first: Prophet’s Prey

August 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

JUST IN: Masters for PROPHET’S PREY My Seven-Year Investigation into Warren Jeffs and the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints  by Sam Brower; foreword by Jon Krakauer read by Jonah Cummings. Tough but RIVETING story. Get a 1st listen: Summary: From the private investigator who cracked open the case that led to the arrest of […]

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A few thoughts on Jerry Leiber

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments · Author/Narrator News, Publishing News

A few days ago Jerry Leiber, the lyricist from the legendary songwriting team of Leiber and Stoller, died. Writing songs for early innovators like Elvis Presley and the Coasters, as well as for singular voices like Ben E. King and Peggy Lee, Leiber had a large hand in shaping the vernacular of rock and roll. Remembering […]

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Mysterious Press, HighBridge Company collaborate on two new audio imprints

August 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Publishing News

Starting with five titles this fall, Mysterious Press and HighBridge are collaborating to create two new audio imprints: Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio will feature new titles from the renowned mystery publisher, now an imprint of Grove/Atlantic Books, and Mysterious Press-HighBridge Audio Classics will offer outstanding backlist titles, many of which have never been available on audio. […]

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Happy Birthday, Garrison

August 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

A happy 69th to Garrison Keillor, who is currently in the middle of the 2011 Summer Love Tour, taking him and guests to cities across the US.

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Another dispatch from Middle-Earth

August 4th, 2011 · No Comments · HighBridge at the Movies

Director Peter Jackson has issued a third video blog about filming the two films of Tolkien’s The Hobbit. This one is primarily about the dwarves. Thirteen of them with different looks and costumes, and only one cast member can remember all their names! Check it out.

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Featured Audio Giveaway – August 2011

August 2nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Featured Audio Giveaways

Killed at the Whim of a Hat How to Win This Audio CD 1. Be an active* subscriber to our newsletter. Just enter your email address below: 2. Send an email to newsletter@highbridgeaudio.com 3. Put the words “Whim of Hat” in the subject line. Entries must be received by no later than 8/19/2011. See the […]

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CAR TALK’s Tom and Ray tickle fans pink(water) with new collection

August 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Author/Narrator News, Featured Audio Giveaways

If you already thought the Tappet Brothers had something of the humor of third-graders in them, their new collection featuring children’s book author and NPR commentator Daniel Pinkwater both confirms and explains it. Releasing today, Car Talk Classics: The Pinkwater Files is four complete programs from the Car Talk archives, all featuring Click and Clack’s […]

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The Hedgehog comes to U.S. theaters

August 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Hear It Here First, HighBridge at the Movies

Better late than never: the French film The Hedgehog, “freely adapted from” Muriel Barbery’s bestselling book The Elegance of the Hedgehog will be released in theaters across the country beginning on August 19 in New York and Los Angeles and rolling out through September and October. Find the full list of release dates and theaters […]

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