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Author: Alex Beam
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The true story of the intimate relationship that gave birth to the Farnsworth House, a masterpiece of twentieth-century architecture—and disintegrated into a bitter feud over love, money, gender, and the very nature of art. In 1945, Edith Farns...
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Author: Ken Follett | Narrator: Ken Follett
Release Date: October 29, 2019
“The wonderful cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris, one of the greatest achievements of European civilization, was on fire. The sight dazed and disturbed us profoundly. I was on the edge of tears. Something priceless was dying in front of our eyes...
Author: Paul Hendrickson | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 01, 2019
From the award-winning and nationally best-selling author of Hemingway's Boat and Sons of Mississippi--an illuminating, pathbreaking biography that will change the way we understand the life, mind, and work of the premier American architect.Frank Llo...
Author: Eric Klinenberg | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 11, 2018
“A comprehensive, entertaining, and compelling argument for how rebuilding social infrastructure can help heal divisions in our society and move us forward.”—Jon StewartNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • “En...
Author: Elizabeth Barlow Rogers | Narrator: Erin Bennett
Release Date: May 15, 2018
The story of how one woman's long love affair with New York's Central Park led her to organize its rescue from a state of serious decline, returning it to the beautiful place of recreational opportunity and spiritual sustenance that it is today.Eliza...
Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: February 27, 2018
Here is Jon Krakauer’s portrait of the iconoclastic architect Christopher Alexander, whose revolutionary human-centered approach has shaken the foundations of modern architecture. Krakauer delves into Alexander’s life and career, from his...
Author: Sonia Smith | Narrator: Mallorie Rodak
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Sonia Smith's "A Home of Last Resort" 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.Breaking ground-- and bettin...
Author: Justin Davidson | Narrator: Eliza Foss and Justin Davidson
Release Date: April 18, 2017
From New York magazine’s architecture critic, a walking and reading guide to New York City—a historical, cultural, architectural, and personal approach to seven neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx, including six es...
Author: James Crawford | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 07, 2017
AN INVITING, FASCINATING COMPENDIUM OF TWENTY-ONE OF HISTORY’S MOST FAMOUS LOST PLACES, FROM THE TOWER OF BABEL TO THE TWIN TOWERSBuildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty, enjoying every privilege...
Author: Geoff Manaugh | Narrator: Scott Aiello
Release Date: April 05, 2016
Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way ...
Author: Bill Bryson | Narrator: Bill Bryson
Release Date: October 05, 2010
From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. “Houses aren’t refug...
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Author: Sally Gable and Carl I. Gable | Narrator: Sally Gable
Release Date: July 05, 2005
“Palladian Days is nothing short of wonderful–part adventure, mystery, history, diary, and even cookbook. The Gables’ lively account captures the excitement of their acquisition and restoration of one of the greatest houses in Italy...
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