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Author: Bradley Hope |
Release Date: November 01, 2022
How did an Ivy League activist become a global fugitive? The New York Times bestselling co-author of Billion Dollar Whale and Blood and Oil chronicles the heart-pounding tale of a self-taught operative his high-stakes attempt subvert the North K...
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Author: Louisa Lim | Narrator: Louisa Lim
Release Date: April 19, 2022
An award-winning journalist and longtime Hong Konger indelibly captures the place, its people, and the untold history they are claiming, just as it is being erased.The story of Hong Kong has long been dominated by competing myths: to Britain, a &ldqu...
Author: Jyoti Thottam | Narrator: Laura Jennings
Release Date: April 12, 2022
"Sisters of Mokama is proof that faith and courage does move mountains."—Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for StoneThe never-before-told story of six intrepid Kentucky nuns, their journey to build a hospital in the poorest state in India, an...
Author: Ramachandra Guha | Narrator: Vidish Athavale
Release Date: February 22, 2022
An extraordinary history of resistance and the fight for Indian independence—the little-known story of seven foreigners to India who joined the movement fighting for freedom from British colonial rule.Rebels Against the Raj tells the story of s...
Author: Megan Walsh | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: February 08, 2022
What does contemporary China's diverse and exciting fiction tell us about its culture, and the relationship between art and politics?The Subplot takes us on a lively journey through a literary landscape like you’ve never seen before: a vast mig...
Author: John Wukovits | Narrator: Gregory Jones
Release Date: February 01, 2022
The riveting true account of the Battle of Tarawa, an epic World War II clash in which the U.S. Marines fought the Japanese nearly to the last man. In November 1943, the men of the 2d Marine Division were instructed to clear out Japanese resistance o...
Author: Jing Tsu | Narrator: Jing Tsu
Release Date: January 18, 2022
What does it take to reinvent a language?After a meteoric rise, China today is one of the world’s most powerful nations. Just a century ago, it was a crumbling empire with literacy reserved for the elite few, as the world underwent a massive te...
Author: Ai Weiwei | Narrator: David Shih
Release Date: November 02, 2021
The “intimate and expansive” (Time) memoir of “one of the most important artists working in the world today” (Financial Times), telling a remarkable history of China over the last hundred years while also illuminatin...
Author: Darren Byler | Narrator: Fajer Al-Kaisi
Release Date: October 12, 2021
How China used a network of surveillance to intern over a million people and produce a system of control previously unknown in human historyNovel forms of state violence and colonization have been unfolding for years in China’s vast northwester...
Author: Laura T. Murphy | Narrator: Reena Dutt
Release Date: September 07, 2021
How do Enslaved People Today Win (and Sometimes Lose) their Freedom?A community of rock quarry miners in a village in Uttar Pradesh, India gave their tiny cluster of thatched roofed houses the name Azad Nagar. Freedomville. But it hasn't always been ...
Author: Dreux Richard | Narrator: Dreux Richard
Release Date: February 23, 2021
A stunning blend of investigative journalism, authoritative science writing, and embedded ethnography. Every Human Intention captures the unsettling, lyrical beauty of the intimate moments and buried secrets that form Japan’s national drama.&ld...
Author: Barbara Demick | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: July 28, 2020
A gripping portrait of modern Tibet told through the lives of its people, from the bestselling author of Nothing to Envy “A brilliantly reported and eye-opening work of narrative nonfiction.”—The New York Times Book ReviewNAMED ONE ...