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Author: Holly Jackson
Release Date: October 08, 2019
A dynamic, timely history of nineteenth-century activists—free-lovers and socialists, abolitionists and vigilantes—and the social revolution they sparked in the turbulent Civil War era   On July 4, 1826, as Americans lit firecrackers...
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Author: Tom Mueller
Release Date: October 01, 2019
A David-and-Goliath story for our times: the riveting account of the heroes who are fighting a rising tide of wrongdoing by the powerful, and showing us the path forward.We live in a period of sweeping corruption -- and a golden age of whistleblowing...
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Author: Bina Venkataraman | Narrator: Bina Venkataraman
Release Date: August 27, 2019
A trailblazing exploration of how we can plan better for the future: our own, our families’, and our society’s.   Instant gratification is the norm today—in our lives, our culture, our economy, and our politics. Many of us have...
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Author: Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw | Narrator: Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
Release Date: June 11, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw“Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—co...
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Author: Edmund White and New York Public Library | Narrator: Various
Release Date: April 30, 2019
For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White. June 28, 2019 marks the fiftieth anniversary of...
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Author: Niall Ferguson | Narrator: Alexander Adams
Release Date: January 15, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Ascent of Money and The Square and the TowerIn his rich and nuanced portrait of the remarkable, elusive Rothschild family, Oxford scholar and bestselling author Niall Ferguson uncovers the secrets beh...
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Author: Hugh Ambrose and John Schuttler | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and John Schuttler
Release Date: October 16, 2018
A provocative new take on the women behind a perennially fascinating subject--Prohibition--by bestselling author and historian Hugh Ambrose.The passage of the 18th Amendment (banning the sale of alcohol) and the 19th (women's suffrage) in the same ye...
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Author: Aaron Mahnke | Narrator: Aaron Mahnke
Release Date: October 09, 2018
Captivating stories of the places where human evil has left a nefarious mark, featuring stories from the podcast Lore—now a streaming television series—including “Echoes,” “Withering Heights,” and “Behind Clo...
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Author: Aaron Mahnke | Narrator: Aaron Mahnke
Release Date: May 29, 2018
A chilling, lavishly illustrated who’s who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring stories from the Lore podcast—now a streaming television series—including “Black Stockings,” “Half-Hanged,&...
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Author: Jon Meacham | Narrator: Jon Meacham and Fred Sanders
Release Date: May 22, 2018
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.NAMED ONE O...
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Author: Lucy Jones | Narrator: Lucy Jones
Release Date: April 17, 2018
By the world-renowned seismologist, a riveting history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--they stem from the same forces that give ou...
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Author: James Walvin | Narrator: Roger Davis
Release Date: April 03, 2018
The modern successor to Sweetness and Power, James Walvin's Sugar is a rich and engaging work on a topic that continues to change our world.How did a simple commodity, once the prized monopoly of kings and princes, become an essential ingredient in t...
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