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A Fever in the Heartland Cover
Author: Timothy Egan |
Release Date: April 04, 2023
"With meticulous detective work, Timothy Egan shines a light on one of the most sinister chapters in American history—how a viciously racist movement, led by a murderous conman, rose to power in the early twentieth century. A Fever in the Heart...
$25
ISBN: 9780593670668
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Spoken Word Cover
Author: Joshua Bennett | Narrator: Joshua Bennett
Release Date: March 28, 2023
A fascinating history of the art form that has transformed the cultural landscape, by one of its influential practitioners, an award-winning poet, professor, and slam championIn 2009, when he was twenty years old, Joshua Bennett was invited to perfor...
$20
ISBN: 9780593665121
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The Reopening of the Western Mind Cover
Author: Charles Freeman | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: February 07, 2023
A monumental and exhilarating history of European thought from the end of Antiquity to the beginning of the Enlightenment—500 to 1700 AD—tracing the arc of intellectual history as it evolved, setting the stage for the modern era. Charles ...
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The Midnight Kingdom Cover
Author: Jared Yates Sexton | Narrator: Jared Yates Sexton
Release Date: January 17, 2023
From the author of American Rule and the host of The Muckrake Podcast, an ambitious account of how white supremacist lies, religious mythologies, and poisonous conspiracy theories built the modern world and threaten to plunge us into an authoritarian...
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ISBN: 9780593626955
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Author: Joseph Sassoon | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: October 25, 2022
A spectacular generational saga of the making (and undoing) of a family dynasty: the riveting untold story of the gilded Jewish Bagdadi Sassoons, who built a vast empire through global finance and trade—cotton, opi...
Author: Irene Vallejo | Narrator: Sophie Robert
Release Date: October 18, 2022
A rich exploration of the importance of books and libraries in the ancient world that highlights how humanity’s obsession with the printed word has echoed throughout the ages • “Accessible and entertaining.” —The Wal...
Author: Kate Summerscale | Narrator: Stephanie Racine
Release Date: September 27, 2022
From the winner of the Edgar Award and the Samuel Johnson Prize, a cultural history of “everyday madness”The Book of Phobias and Manias is a thrilling compendium of 99 obsessions that have shaped us all, the rare and the familiar, from ab...
Author: Scott Galloway | Narrator: Scott Galloway
Release Date: September 27, 2022
From bestselling author and NYU business school professor Scott Galloway comes an urgent examination of the future of our nation – and how we got here.We are only just beginning to reckon with our post-pandemic future. As political extremi...
Author: W. David Marx | Narrator: Daniel Henning
Release Date: September 06, 2022
"Subtly altered how I see the world." —Michelle Goldberg, New York Times“[Status and Culture] consistently posits theories I'd never previously considered that instantly feel obvious.” —Chuck Klosterman, author of The Nin...
Author: Sofia Ali-Khan | Narrator: Kelsey Jaffer
Release Date: July 05, 2022
A leading advocate for social justice excavates the history of forced migration in the twelve American towns she’s called home, revealing how White supremacy has fundamentally shaped the nation. “At a time when many would rather ban ...
Author: Michael Loynd | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: June 07, 2022
The feel-good underdog story of the first American swimmer to win Olympic gold, set against the turbulent rebirth of the modern Games, that “bring[s] to life an inspiring figure and illuminate[s] an overlooked chapter in America’s sports ...
Author: Eden Collinsworth | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: May 24, 2022
The remarkable true story behind one of history’s most enigmatic portraits—"a glorious picaresque of unbridled passions and unmitigated scoundrels, a glorious romp through the great palaces and palazzos of Europe" (Amand...