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Misfire Cover
Author: Tim Mak
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   The NRA once compelled respect—even fear—from Republican...
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Author: Albert Samaha
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A journalist's powerful and incisive account of the forces steering the fate of his sprawling Filipino American family reframes how we comprehend the immigrant experienceNearing the age at which his mother had migrated to the US, part of the wave of ...
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Midnight in Washington Cover
Author: Adam Schiff
Release Date: October 12, 2021
From the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump, the vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, and a warning that the forces of autocracy unleashed by Trump remain as potent as ever.In the years leading up ...
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Author: Eli Saslow
Release Date: September 28, 2021
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporter, a powerful and cathartic portrait of a country grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic—from fear and overwhelm to extraordinary resilience—told through voices of people from all acros...
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Author: Max Chafkin
Release Date: September 21, 2021
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 Chafkin’s The Contrarian is m...
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Ordinary Heroes Cover
Author: Joseph Pfeifer
Release Date: September 07, 2021
From 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 Manhattan on the morning of 9/11,...
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Author: Spencer Ackerman | Narrator: Spencer Ackerman
Release Date: August 10, 2021
An examination of the profound impact that the War on Terror had in pushing American politics and society in an authoritarian directionFor an entire generation, at home and abroad, the United States has waged an endless conflict known as the War on T...
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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
The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millenniumOn June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutio...
Author: Ben Rhodes | Narrator: Ben Rhodes
Release Date: June 01, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is&mdas...
Author: Edward-Isaac Dovere | Narrator: Holter Graham
Release Date: May 25, 2021
An award-winning political journalist for The Atlantic tells the inside story of how the embattled Democratic party, seeking a direction for its future during the Trump years, successfully regained the White House.The 2020 presidential campaign was a...
This kaleidoscopic portrait of an unprecedented time brings together some of our most treasured writers today—Edwidge Danticat, Layli Long Soldier, Monica Youn, Julia Alvarez, Reginald Dwayne Betts, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor—to give voice t...