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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
Named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR “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 de...
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. ONE OF OPR...
Author: Dr. 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...
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...