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A Quantum Life Cover
Author: Joshua Horwitz and Hakeem Oluseyi | Narrator: Hakeem Oluseyi
Release Date: June 15, 2021
In this inspiring coming-of-age memoir, a world-renowned astrophysicist emerges from an impoverished childhood and crime-filled adolescence to ascend through the top ranks of research physics.Navigating poverty, violence, and instability, a young Jam...
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Dear Senthuran Cover
Author: Akwaeke Emezi
Release Date: June 08, 2021
“[One] of our greatest living writers.” —ShondalandNamed a Most Anticipated Book of the Year by Harper’s Bazaar, BuzzFeed, The Advocate, Lit Hub, Book Page, and Paperback ParisA full-throated and provocative mem...
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Notes on Grief Cover
Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Release Date: May 11, 2021
From the globally acclaimed, best-selling novelist and author of We Should All Be Feminists, a timely and deeply personal account of the loss of her father.Notes on Grief is an exquisite work of meditation, remembrance, and hope, written in the ...
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My Time Will Come Cover
Author: Bryan Stevenson and Ian Manuel | Narrator: Ian Manuel
Release Date: May 04, 2021
“My story has been told many times and by highly regarded experts in their fields—judges, prosecutors, juvenile probation officers, sociologists, journalists. But I would like to try to tell it to you myself. I have reason to believe the ...
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Author: Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain | Narrator: Various
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antirac...
Author: Brittany K. Barnett | Narrator: Karen Chilton
Release Date: September 08, 2020
NAACP IMAGE AWARD AND LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FINALIST • A “powerful and devastating” (The Washington Post) call to free those buried alive by America’s legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwave...
Author: Wes Moore and Erica L. Green | Narrator: Wes Moore
Release Date: June 09, 2020
“An illuminating portrait of Baltimore in the aftermath of the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray . . . Readers will be enthralled by this propulsive account.”—Publishers Weekly LONGLISTED FOR THE PORCHLIGHT BUSINESS BOOK AWARD &...
Author: Gianno Caldwell | Narrator: Gianno Caldwell
Release Date: November 12, 2019
A Fox News political analyst tackles some of our communities’ toughest challenges with timely insight from his own life: the story of how conservative values helped a kid from the South Side of Chicago find a life of opportunity.“A must-r...
Author: Daniel R. Day | Narrator: Daniel R. Day and Omari Hardwick
Release Date: July 09, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Dapper Dan is a legend, an icon, a beacon of inspiration to many in the Black community. His story isn’t just about fashion. It’s about tenacity, curiosity, artistry, hustle, love, and a singul...
Author: Elaine Welteroth | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Elaine Welteroth
Release Date: June 11, 2019
“Elaine gifts us all with a beautifully intimate and powerful retelling of her ever-unfolding journey. In sharing her joys, pitfalls, adventures, self-doubt, and successes, she reminds us that through uncovering and discovering the many facets ...
Author: Bill Clinton, Carlotta Walls LaNier and Lisa Frazier Page | Narrator: Carlotta Walls LaNier
Release Date: April 16, 2019
When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the “Little Rock Nine,” as they ...
Author: Robert J. Brown | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and Robert J. Brown
Release Date: January 15, 2019
An unforgettable account of a quietly remarkable life, Robert Brown's memoir takes readers behind the scenes of pivotal moments from the 20th century, where the lessons he learned at his grandmother's knee helped him shape America as we know it today...