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Biography & Autobiography - Adventurers & Explorers
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Author: Steve Inskeep | Narrator: Steve Inskeep
Release Date: January 14, 2020
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John C. Fr&e...
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Author: Jon Gertner | Narrator: Fred Sanders and Jon Gertner
Release Date: June 11, 2019
A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change“Jon Gertner takes readers to spots few journalists or even explorers have visited...
Author: Liz Clark | Narrator: Liz Clark
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Chasing a dream is never easy, but if you go far enough, it will set you free.Captain Liz Clark spent her youth dreaming of traveling the world by sailboat and surfing remote waves. When she was 22, she met a mentor who helped turn her desire into re...
Author: David Grann | Narrator: Will Patton
Release Date: October 30, 2018
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the AntarcticHenry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in ...
Author: Maya Jasanoff | Narrator: Laurel Lekfow
Release Date: November 07, 2017
“Enlightening, compassionate, superb” —John Le CarréWinner of the 2018 Cundhill History PrizeA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017A visionary explo...
Author: A. J. Gregory and Eva Shockey | Narrator: Eva Shockey
Release Date: August 29, 2017
An acclaimed bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man’s game, Eva Shockey is at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls who are passionate about outdoor sports.   Eva Shockey grew up expecting to be a dancer...
Author: Morten Stroksnes | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: June 27, 2017
A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean   The Lofoten archipelago, just North of the Arctic Circle, is a place of unsurpassed beauty—the skyline spikes with dramatic peaks; the radiant gr...
Author: Tommy Caldwell | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: May 16, 2017
A New York Times BestsellerA dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan   “The rarest of adventure reads:  it thrills with colo...
Author: Charlie English | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: May 02, 2017
“Timbuktu is a real place, and Charlie English will fuel your wanderlust with true descriptions of the fabled city’s past, present, and future.” –Fodor’s Two tales of a city: The historical race to “discover&r...
Author: Michael Finkel | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: March 07, 2017
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the wor...
Author: Barry Blanchard | Narrator: Barry Blanchard
Release Date: March 07, 2017
With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thir...
Author: Georgina Howell, Georgina Howell and Gertrude Bell | Narrator: Adjoa Andoh and Sian Thomas
Release Date: October 27, 2015
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the PBS documentary Letters from Baghdad, voiced by Tilda Swinton, and the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Dam...