Current Events July & August 2019
Don’t Miss These 5 Deep Dives

The dog days of summer are the perfect time for going deeper into the stories and events behind the news. From the true history of Silicon Valley to the fate of public lands in the American West, listen to clips below and pick your next big story!

An urgent new warning from two bestselling security experts—and a gripping inside look at how governments, firms, and ordinary citizens can confront and contain the tyrants, hackers, and criminals bent on turning the digital realm into a war zone.

After years of pioneering research, O’Mara has produced the definitive history of who—and what—built Silicon Valley and shaped Big Tech in America. A must-listen for anyone interested in getting to the realities behind the layered myths of how the tech industry started and functions to this day.

The public lands of the western United States comprise some 450 million acres of grassland, steppe land, canyons, forests, and mountains. It’s an American commons, and it is under assault as never before. This Land is a hard-hitting look at the battle now raging over the fate of the public lands in the American West—and a plea for the protection of these last wild places.

Through the lens of their decades-long friendship and including exclusive interviews and details from previously classified documents, noted historian and New York Times bestselling author Steven M. Gillon examines John F. Kennedy Jr.’s life and legacy in this riveting and revealing audiobook.

Author: Richard Preston
Read By: Ray Porter

Listen to the audiobook of this New York Times bestseller! The 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic was the deadliest ever—but the outbreaks continue. Now comes a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, an urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses—from the #1 bestselling author of The Hot Zone, now a National Geographic original miniseries.

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