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Author: Jill Watts
Release Date: May 12, 2020
In the early 20th century, most African Americans still lived in the South, disenfranchised, impoverished, terrorized by white violence, and denied the basic rights of citizenship. As the Democrats swept into the White House on a wave of black defect...
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Author: Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez | Narrator: Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez
Release Date: March 03, 2020
A definitive deep-dive into queer history and culture with hit reality show RuPaul's Drag Race as a touchstone, by the creators of the pop culture blog Tom and LorenzoFrom the singular voices behind Tom and Lorenzo comes the ultimate guide to all-thi...
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Author: Holly Jackson | Narrator: January LaVoy
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“In the tradition of Howard Zinn’s people&...
Author: Tom Mueller | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: October 01, 2019
"A call to arms and to action, for anyone with a conscience, anyone alarmed about the decline of our democracy." — New York Times-bestselling author Wendell Potter"Powerful...His extensively reported tales of individual whistleblowers and ...
Author: Bina Venkataraman | Narrator: Bina Venkataraman
Release Date: August 27, 2019
“How might we mitigate losses caused by shortsightedness? Bina Venkataraman, a former climate adviser to the Obama administration, brings a storyteller’s eye to this question. . . .  She is also deeply informed about the relevant...
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...
Author: Edmund White and New York Public Library | Narrator: Various
Release Date: April 30, 2019
"...a remarkable audio experience that emphasizes the revolutionary power of LGBTQ voices and provides an invaluable record of a community that refuses to be silenced." -AudioFile magazine Earphones Award winnerFor the fiftieth anniversary ...
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...
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...
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...
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,&...
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...