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Author: Steven Johnson
Release Date: May 12, 2020
The New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Map and How We Got to Now returns with the story of a pirate who changed the world Most confrontations, viewed from the wide angle of history, are minor disputes, sparks that quickly die out. But every ...
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Author: Richard Haass
Release Date: May 12, 2020
An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate our fast-changing worldToday's headlines generate more questions than answers. Should the United Stat...
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Author: Jessica Goudeau | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The story of two refugee families and their hope and resilience as they fight to survive and belong in AmericaThe welcoming and acceptance of immigrants and refugees has been central to America's identity for centuries--yet America has periodically t...
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Author: Will Doig | Narrator: Will Doig
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined....
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Author: Michael Lind | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: January 21, 2020
In both Europe and North America, populist movements have shattered existing party systems and thrown governments into turmoil. The embattled establishment claims that these populist insurgencies seek to overthrow liberal democracy. The truth is no l...
Author: Ian Urbina | Narrator: Jason Culp and Ian Urbina
Release Date: August 20, 2019
"A riveting, terrifying, thrilling story of a netherworld that few people know about, and fewer will ever see . . . The soul of this book is as wild as the ocean itself." --Susan Casey, best-selling author of The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freak...
Author: Peter Frankopan | Narrator: Leighton Pugh
Release Date: March 26, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Silk Roads comes an updated, timely, and visionary book about the dramatic and profound changes our world is undergoing right now—as seen from the perspective of the rising powers of the East.  "All ...
Author: Finbarr Livesey | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: September 19, 2017
This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments throughout the world, to show that our shared narrative of the global economy is deeply flawed. If left unexamined, t...
Author: Steven Johnson | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, on sale November 15, 2016. From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and lega...
Author: Al Gore | Narrator: Al Gore
Release Date: January 29, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come.  ...
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Author: Daniel Yergin | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: September 20, 2011
This long-awaited successor to Daniel Yergin’s Pulitzer Prize-winning The Prize provides an essential, overarching narrative of global energy, the principal engine of geopolitical and economic changeA master storyteller as well as a l...
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Author: Parag Khanna | Narrator: Jim Meskimen
Release Date: January 11, 2011
Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, ...