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Author: Robert Greenfield and John Perry Barlow
Release Date: June 05, 2018
John Perry Barlow wrote 30 songs for the Grateful Dead--and that's just the start to a Zelig-like life that took him from a childhood as Wyoming ranching royalty to friendships with Neal Cassady, Steve Jobs, and JFK Jr.

Mother American Night is the heartrendingly sad, hysterically funny, and often unbelievable yet always completely true story of a singular individual.
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Author: Joe Biden and Sarah McBride | Narrator: Sarah McBride
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A timely and captivating memoir about gender identity set against the backdrop of the transgender equality movement, by a leading activist and the National Press Secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization.
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Author: John Brant | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 16, 2016
In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala’s Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall’s Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children’s charity.
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Author: Paul Spike | Narrator: Paul Spike and MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: June 21, 2016
At the National Council of Churches, Robert Spike had organized American churches to support the passage of both the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act, to march in Selma and to organize in Mississippi. An important white leader in the black civil rights struggle, he helped the LBJ White House pass legislation and write crucial civil rights speeches.
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Author: Shaka Senghor | Narrator: Shaka Senghor
Release Date: March 08, 2016
New York Times bestseller from a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100. 

An unforgettable memoir of redemption and second chances amidst America's mass incarceration epidemic. 

Shaka Senghor was raised in a middle class neighborhood on Detroit’s east side during the height of the 1980s crack epidemic.
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Author: Alan Light | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: February 09, 2016

Inspired by the Academy Award-nominated Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone., an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist.

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Author: Emmeline Pankhurst | Narrator: Susan Duerden
Release Date: September 08, 2015
The gripping memoir of the leader of the British suffragette movement who was named by Time as one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th Century

With insight and great wit, Emmeline’s autobiography chronicles the beginnings of her interest in feminism through to her militant and controversial fight for women’s right to vote.
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Author: Kristen Iversen | Narrator: Kirsten Potter and Kristen Iversen
Release Date: June 05, 2012

Both a memoir and a brilliant work of investigative journalism, Full Body Burden is a detailed, shocking account of the government's sustained attempt to conceal the effects of the toxic and radioactive waste released by Rocky Flats, and of local residents' vain search for justice.

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Author: Ted Williams | Narrator: Andy Williams
Release Date: May 10, 2012
YouTube sensation Ted William's memoir of addiction, homelessness, and unlikely redemption, cowritten by #1 New York Times bestselling author Bret Witter

Ted Williams was panhandling in December 2010 when a passerby taped him and posted a clip of his gorgeous radio voice on YouTube.
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Author: Manning Marable | Narrator: G. Valmont Thomas
Release Date: March 08, 2011
Selected by The New York Times Book Review as a Notable Book of the Year Years in the making-the definitive biography of the legendary black activist.

Of the great figure in twentieth-century American history perhaps none is more complex and controversial than Malcolm X.
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Author: Richard Stengel | Narrator: Richard Stengel
Release Date: March 30, 2010
A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader’s wisdom into 15 vital life lessons

We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint.
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Author: Edward Klein | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: May 19, 2009
In the most inspiring speech of his career, Ted Kennedy once vowed. "For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die."

Unlike his martyred brothers, John and Robert, whose lives were cut off before the promise of a better future could be realized, Ted lived long enough to make many promises come true.
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