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Cabin Fever Cover
Author: Jonathan Franklin and Michael Smith |
Release Date: June 21, 2022
A harrowing narrative of the Holland America cruise ship Zaandam, which set sail with a deadly and little-understood stowaway—COVID-19—days before the world shut down in March 2020.In early 2020, the world was on edge. An ominous virus wa...
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Insurgency Cover
Author: Jeremy W. Peters | Narrator: Jeremy W. Peters
Release Date: February 08, 2022
How did the party of Lincoln become the party of Trump? From an acclaimed political reporter for The New York Times comes the definitive story of the mutiny that shattered American politics.“A bracing account of how the party of Lincoln and Rea...
Insurgency Cover
Author: Tim Mak | Narrator: Feodor Chin
Release Date: November 02, 2021
A blistering exposé of the National Rifle Association, revealing its people, power, corruption, and ongoing downfall, from acclaimed NPR investigative reporter Tim Mak“Tenacious, careful and incisive.”—Jonathan Swan • &l...
Author: Gregory Zuckerman | Narrator: Jack Armstrong
Release Date: October 26, 2021
"An inspiring and informative page-turner." –Walter IsaacsonLonglisted for the FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award The authoritative account of the race to produce the vaccines that are saving us all, from the #1 New York Time...
Author: Albert Samaha | Narrator: Albert Samaha
Release Date: October 12, 2021
“Absolutely extraordinary...A landmark in the contemporary literature of the diaspora.” —Jia Tolentino, author of Trick Mirror“If Concepcion were only about Samaha’s mother, it would already be wholly worthwhile. Bu...
Author: Adam Schiff | Narrator: Adam Schiff
Release Date: October 12, 2021
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, from the rise of autocracy unleashed by Trump to the January 6 insurrection, and a warning that those forces remain as potent as ever—from t...
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter, a powerful and cathartic portrait of a country grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic—from feeling afraid and overwhelmed to extraordinary resilient—told through voices of people fro...
Author: Max Chafkin | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: September 21, 2021
A New York Times Notable Book A biography of venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel, the enigmatic, controversial, and hugely influential power broker who sits at the dynamic intersection of tech, business, and politics “Max ...
Author: Joseph Pfeifer | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: September 07, 2021
New York Times BestsellerFrom the first FDNY chief to respond to the 9/11 attacks, an intimate memoir and a tribute to those who died that others might liveWhen Chief Joe Pfeifer led his firefighters to investigate an odor of gas in downtown Manhatta...
Author: Spencer Ackerman | Narrator: Spencer Ackerman
Release Date: August 10, 2021
A New York Times Critics’ Top Book of 2021 "An impressive combination of diligence and verve, deploying Ackerman’s deep stores of knowledge as a national security journalist to full effect. The result is a narrative of the last 20 ye...
Author: Benjamin H. Milligan | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: July 20, 2021
A gripping history chronicling the fits and starts of American special operations and the ultimate rise of the Navy SEALs from unarmed frogmen to elite, go-anywhere commandos—as told by one of their own.“Deeply researched, well organized,...
Author: Sasha Issenberg | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millennium"Full of intimate details, battling personalitie...