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When the Stars Begin to Fall Cover
Author: Theodore R. Johnson
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A bold, thought-provoking pathway to the national solidarity that could, finally, address the ills of racism in America“Racism is an existential threat to America,” Theodore R. Johnson declares at the start of his profound and exhilaratin...
When the Stars Begin to Fall Cover
Numbers Don't Lie Cover
Author: Vaclav Smil
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
Numbers Don't Lie Cover
Author: Andrew Cuomo | Narrator: Andrew Cuomo
Release Date: October 13, 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the riveting story of how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic, offering hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward.“An impressive road...
Author: Barry C. Lynn | Narrator: Chris Abernathy
Release Date: September 29, 2020
One of America's preeminent thinkers provides the clearest statement yet on the nature and magnitude of the political and economic dangers posed by America's new monopolies.Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tu...
Author: Christine Montross | Narrator: Christine Montross
Release Date: July 21, 2020
*L.A. Times Book Prize Finalist* *New York Times Books to Watch for in July**Time Best New Books July 2020*Galvanized by her work in our nation's jails, psychiatrist Christine Montross illuminates the human cost of mass incarceration and me...
Author: Paul Krugman | Narrator: Paul Krugman and Rob Shapiro
Release Date: January 28, 2020
An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman. There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, t...
Author: Gene Weingarten | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: October 22, 2019
“One of the 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Last 25 Years”—SlateOn New Year’s Day 2013, two-time Pulitzer Prize–winner Gene Weingarten asked three strangers to, literally, pluck a day, month, and year from a hat. That da...
Asedio: Trump en el punto de mira / Siege: Trump Under Fire Cover
Author: Michael Wolff | Narrator: Mio Marabotto
Release Date: June 18, 2019
The Spanish-language edition of Siege: Trump Under Fire, the immediate sequel to Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House (Fuego y furia: Dentro de la Casa Blanca de Trump).[English-language edition: Siege: Trump Under Fire / 9781250253828 (Henry ...
Asedio: Trump en el punto de mira / Siege: Trump Under Fire Cover
Author: Emily Bazelon | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: April 09, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A renowned journalist and legal commentator exposes the unchecked power of the prosecutor as a driving force in America’s mass incarceration crisis—and charts a way out.“An important, thoughtful, and...
Author: Alex Kotlowitz | Narrator: Alex Kotlowitz
Release Date: March 05, 2019
2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNERFrom the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years i...
Author: Steven Brill | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: May 29, 2018
In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society. He shows us how, over the last half century, America’s core values—meritocra...
Author: Kevin Davis | Narrator: Jim Frangione
Release Date: February 28, 2017
Called “the best kind of nonfiction” by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.In 1991, the police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a...