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Author: Doug J. Swanson
Release Date: June 09, 2020
A twenty-first-century reckoning with the legendary Texas Rangers that does justice to their heroic moments while also documenting atrocities, brutality, and corruptionThe Texas Rangers rode into existence in 1823, when Texas was still part of Mexico...
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Author: Lisa Wingate and Judy Christie | Narrator: Emily Rankin
Release Date: October 22, 2019
The compelling, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal—some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate’s bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide...
Author: Casey Cep | Narrator: Hillary Huber
Release Date: May 07, 2019
New York Times Best Seller   “Compelling . . . at once a true-crime thriller, courtroom drama, and miniature biography of Harper Lee. If To Kill a Mockingbird was one of your favorite books growing up, you should add Furious Hours to your ...
Author: Courtney Hargrave and Andrew Heckler | Narrator: Dion Graham and Andrew Heckler
Release Date: August 14, 2018
The true story behind the film starring Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker and Garrett Hedlund; written and directed by Andrew Heckler; produced by Academy Award nominee Robbie Brenner (Dallas Buyers Club)A powerful, timely story about an African A...
Author: Gilbert King | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: April 24, 2018
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY NPR and THE WASHINGTON POST"Compelling, insightful and important, Beneath a Ruthless Sun exposes the corruption of racial bigotry and animus that shadows a community, a state and a nation. A fascinating examination o...
Author: Mitch Landrieu | Narrator: Mitch Landrieu
Release Date: March 20, 2018
"An extraordinarily powerful journey that is both political and personal...An important book for everyone in America to read." --Walter Isaacson,#1 New York Times bestselling author of Leonardo Da Vinci and Steve JobsThe New Orleans mayor who removed...
Author: John Spong | Narrator: Bruce DuBose
Release Date: February 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, John Spong's "He Ain't Going Nowhere" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.As the godfather of Nashvill...
Author: Roben Farzad | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The wild, true story of the Mutiny, the hotel and club that embodied the decadence of Miami’s cocaine cowboys heyday—and an inspiration for the blockbuster film, Scarface...In the seventies, coke hit Miami with the full force of a hurrica...
Author: John T. Edge | Narrator: John T. Edge
Release Date: May 16, 2017
A people's history of Southern food that reveals how the region came to be at the forefront of American culinary culture and how issues of race have shaped Southern cuisine over the last six decadesTHE POTLIKKER PAPERS tells the story of food and pol...
Author: Patrick Phillips | Narrator: Patrick Phillips
Release Date: September 20, 2016
A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America.Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American commu...
Author: Bob Kealing | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: July 12, 2016
The incredible story of Brownie Wise, the Southern single mother—and postwar #Girlboss—who built, and lost, a Tupperware home-party empireBefore Mary Kay, Martha Stewart, and Joy Mangano, there was Brownie Wise, the charismatic Tupperware...
Author: William Geroux | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: April 19, 2016
“Vividly drawn and emotionally gripping."—Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the BoatFrom the author of The Ghost Ships of Archangel, one of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-bo...