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Author: Pamela Colloff
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "The Witness" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.

For more than a decade, it was Michelle Lyons's job to observe the final moments of death row inmates--but watching 278 executions did not come without a cost.
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Author: Claire L. Evans | Narrator: Claire L. Evans
Release Date: March 06, 2018
If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you'll love Claire Evans' breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet -- written out of history, until now.

Before Steve Jobs put a personal computer in your hands; before Larry Page and Sergey Brin put any answer at your fingertips; before Mark Zuckerberg connected you to your long lost friends, there were female visionaries at the vanguard of the technology you love (and love to hate).
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Author: Tara Westover
Release Date: February 20, 2018
An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University

Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.
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Author: John Heminway
Release Date: February 13, 2018
The revelatory account of a woman's quest for a new life in Africa in the wake of World War II--a heroic career that hid a dark wartime past.

Over the span of fifty years, Dr. Anne Spoerry, French by birth, treated hundreds of thousands of individuals across rural Kenya.
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Author: Laura Smith | Narrator: Laura Smith
Release Date: February 06, 2018
The raw and powerful story of a young woman chafing at the confines of marriage and the high cost of craving freedom and adventure

We all have a bit of restlessness in us, but in some people that urge to live an unpredictable life is more of a compulsion.
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Author: Maggie O'Farrell | Narrator: Daisy Donovan
Release Date: February 06, 2018
An extraordinary memoir--told entirely in near-death experiences--from one of Britain's best-selling novelists, for fans of Wild, When Breath Becomes Air, and The Year of Magical Thinking.

We are never closer to life than when we brush up against the possibility of death.
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Author: Catherine Kerrison | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: January 30, 2018
The remarkable untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s three daughters—two white and free, one black and enslaved—and the divergent paths they forged in a newly independent America.
 
Thomas Jefferson had three daughters.
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Author: Kelly Corrigan | Narrator: Kelly Corrigan
Release Date: January 09, 2018
A powerful book about the phrases we can’t live without from the New York Times bestselling author of Glitter and Glue, who has been hailed as “the poet laureate of the ordinary” (The Huffington Post)
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Author: Amal Clooney and Nadia Murad | Narrator: Ilyana Kadushin
Release Date: November 07, 2017
In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story.
 
Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq.
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Author: Anna Faris and Chris Pratt | Narrator: Fred Sanders and Anna Faris
Release Date: October 24, 2017
Anna Faris has advice for you. And it’s great advice, because she’s been through it all, and she wants to tell you what she’s learned. After surviving an awkward childhood (when she bribed the fastest boy in the third grade with ice cream), navigating dating and marriage in Hollywood, and building a podcast around romantic advice, Anna has plenty of lessons to share.
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Author: Roseanne Montillo | Narrator: Kathleen McInerney
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The inspiring and irresistible true story of the women who broke barriers and finish-line ribbons in pursuit of Olympic Gold

When Betty Robinson assumed the starting position at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam, she was participating in what was only her fourth-ever organized track meet.
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Author: Alice Waters | Narrator: Alice Waters
Release Date: September 05, 2017
The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant.
 
When Alice Waters opened the doors of her "little French restaurant" in Berkeley, California in 1971 at the age of 27, no one ever anticipated the indelible mark it would leave on the culinary landscape—Alice least of all.
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