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Revelations in Air Cover
Author: Jude Stewart
Release Date: October 26, 2021
An extraordinary, strange, and startlingly beautiful exploration of smell, the least understood of our five sensesOverlapping with taste yet larger in scope, smell is the sense that comes closest to pure perception. Smell can collapse space and time,...
Revelations in Air Cover
The Approaching Storm Cover
Author: Neil Lanctot
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The fascinating story of how the three most influential American progressives of the early twentieth century split over America’s response to World War I. In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the natio...
The Approaching Storm Cover
Author: Jess McHugh | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: June 01, 2021
“An elegant, meticulously-researched and eminently readable history of the books that define us as Americans.  For history buffs and book-lovers alike, McHugh offers us a precious gift.”—Jake Halpern, Pulitzer Prize Winner...
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: Niall Ferguson | Narrator: Niall Ferguson
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"All disasters are in some sense man-made."Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like e...
Author: Christine Leigh Heyrman | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 09, 2021
From the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize in History, a lost episode rediscovered after almost two hundred years; a thwarted love triangle of heartbreak--two men and a woman of equal ambition--that exploded in scandal and in...
Author: Mark Harris | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: February 02, 2021
An instant New York Times Bestseller!A magnificent biography of one of the most protean creative forces in American entertainment history, a life of dazzling highs and vertiginous plunges--some of the worst largely unknown until now--by the acclaimed...
Author: Roy Richard Grinker | Narrator: Lyle Blaker
Release Date: January 26, 2021
A compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attitudes toward mental illness throughout history and the fight to end the stigma.For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asy...
Author: Alan Allport | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: November 03, 2020
A sweeping, groundbreaking epic that combines military with social history, to illuminate the ways in which Great Britain and its people were permanently transformed by the Second World War.Here is the many-faceted, world-historically significant sto...
Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
One of the Wall Street Journal's Ten Best Books of the Year | A Washington Post Notable Book | A Christian Science Monitor and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2020Winner of the Gilder Lehrman Abraham Lincoln Prize and the Ab...
Author: Jared Yates Sexton | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: September 15, 2020
From writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton comes an eye-opening journey through American history that unearths and debunks the myths we've always told ourselves.  Recent years have brought a reckoning in America. As rampant political ...
Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 18, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—D...