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When Evil Lived in Laurel Cover
Author: Curtis Wilkie | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: June 15, 2021
The inside story of how a courageous FBI informant helped to bring down the KKK organization responsible for a brutal civil rights–era killing.By early 1966, the work of Vernon Dahmer was well known in south Mississippi. A light-skinned Black ...
When Evil Lived in Laurel Cover
Author: Martin Padgett | Narrator: Martin Padgett
Release Date: June 01, 2021
An electric and intimate story of 1970s gay Atlanta through its bedazzling drag clubs and burgeoning rights activism.Coursing with a pumped-up beat, gay Atlanta was the South's mecca—a beacon for gays and lesbians growing up in its homophobic ...
Author: David A. Price | Narrator: Josh Innerst
Release Date: December 15, 2020
A gripping narrative of one of the great survival stories of American history: the opening of the first permanent English settlement in the New World. Drawing on period letters and chronicles, and on the papers of the Virginia Company–which fin...
Author: Lynne Cheney | Narrator: Nan McNamara
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A vivid account of leadership focusing on the first four Virginia presidents--George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe--from the bestselling historian and author of James Madison.From a small expanse of land on the North A...
Author: Doug J. Swanson | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: June 09, 2020
“Swanson has done a crucial public service by exposing the barbarous side of the Rangers.” —The New York Times Book ReviewA twenty-first century reckoning with the legendary Texas Rangers that does justice to their heroic ...
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
ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2019NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Time, LitHub, Vulture, Glamour, O Magazine, Town and Country, Suspense Magazine, Inside HookNew York Times Best Seller   “Compelling . . . at once...
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...