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Author: Barry C. Lynn
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...
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Author: Christine Montross | Narrator: Christine Montross
Release Date: July 21, 2020
Galvanized by her work in our nation's jails, psychiatrist Christine Montross illuminates the human cost of mass incarceration and mental illnessDr. Christine Montross has spent her career treating the most severely ill psychiatric patients. Several ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
Author: Cathy O'Neil | Narrator: Cathy O'Neil
Release Date: September 06, 2016
Longlisted for the National Book AwardNew York Times BestsellerA former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life — and threaten to rip apart our social fabricWe live in the age of the algorithm....
Author: Matthew Desmond | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: March 01, 2016
WINNER OF THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE GENERAL NON-FICTION From Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America  In this bril...
Author: Bryan Stevenson | Narrator: Bryan Stevenson
Release Date: October 21, 2014
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justi...