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Author: Barry Meier | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: May 29, 2018
Pain Killer

OxyContin, a potent painkiller containing opium-derived oxycodone as its key active ingredient, was first sold in 1996 as a treatment for cancer patients and other chronic pain sufferers. From the start, the drug's manufacturer aggressively marketed its patented time-release formula as a breakthrough in the effort to reduce prescription drug abuse.
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Author: Nathan Bomey | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: May 08, 2018
This trenchant analysis examines the many ways our society's increasingly tenuous commitment to facts laid the groundwork for Donald Trump's rise to power.

Award-winning journalist Nathan Bomey argues that Trump did not usher the post-truth era into being.
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Author: Martha Gellhorn | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: May 01, 2018
Including a foreword by Bill Buford, Travels With Myself and Another rediscovers the voice of an extraordinary woman.

"Martha Gellhorn was so fearless in a male way, and yet utterly capable of making men melt," writes New Yorker literary editor Bill Buford.
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Author: Ryan Holiday | Narrator: Ryan Holiday
Release Date: February 27, 2018
An NPR Book Concierge Best Book of 2018.

A stunning story about how power works in the modern age--the book the New York Times called "one helluva page-turner" and The Sunday Times of London celebrated as "riveting...an astonishing modern media conspiracy that is a fantastic read.
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Author: Katharine Graham | Narrator: Carrington MacDuffie
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The captivating, inside story of the woman who helmed the Washington Post during one of the most turbulent periods in the history of American media.

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography

In this bestselling and widely acclaimed memoir, Katharine Graham, the woman who piloted the Washington Post through the scandals of the Pentagon Papers and Watergate, tells her story—one that is extraordinary both for the events it encompasses and for the courage, candor, and dignity of its telling.
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Author: Terry McDonell | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: August 02, 2016
An Amazon Best Book of 2016

A celebration of the writing and editing life, as well as a look behind the scenes at some of the most influential magazines in America (and the writers who made them what they are).

 
You might not know Terry McDonell, but you certainly know his work.
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Author: Kim Barker | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: February 23, 2016
Now a Major Motion Picture titled Whiskey Tango Foxtrot starring Tina Fey, Margot Robbie, Martin Freeman, Alfred Molina, and Billy Bob Thornton. 

One of Time Magazine's Ten Best Books of 2014


Selected by NPR, Slate, and Kirkus as one of the Best Books of 2014

Shortlisted for the Pacific Northwest Book Award


Three young adults grapple with the usual thirty-something problems--boredom, authenticity, an omnipotent online oligarchy--in David Shafer's darkly comic debut novel.
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Author: Judith Miller | Narrator: Judith Miller
Release Date: April 07, 2015
Star reporter for the New York Times, the world’s most powerful newspaper; foreign correspondent in some of the most dangerous fields; Pulitzer winner; longest jailed correspondent for protecting her sources, Judith Miller is highly respected and controversial.
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Author: Mark Bowden and John Steinbeck | Narrator: Lloyd James
Release Date: August 28, 2014
Nobel laureate John Steinbeck's bracing from-the-frontlines account of World War II-now with a new cover and introduction

In 1943 John Steinbeck was on assignment for The New York Herald Tribune, writing from Italy and North Africa, and from England in the midst of the London blitz.
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Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes.

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Author: John Steinbeck | Narrator: Henry Strozier
Release Date: August 01, 2013
More than three decades after his death, John Steinbeck remains one of the nation's most beloved authors. Yet few know of his career as a journalist who covered world events from the Great Depression to Vietnam. Now, this original collection offers a portrait of the artist as citizen, deeply engaged in the world around him.
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Author: David Brock, Media Matters for America and Ari Rabin-Havt | Narrator: Bob Dunsworth
Release Date: February 21, 2012
Here is comprehensive overview of the tumultuous career of former Fox News president Roger Ailes and a must-read for anyone looking to understand his legacy and impact on news media. 

Based on the meticulous research of the news watchdog organization Media Matters for America, David Brock and Ari Rabin-Havt show how Fox News, under its president Roger Ailes, changed from a right-leaning news network into a partisan advocate for the Republican Party.
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