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Author: Nick McDonell |
Release Date: August 22, 2023
A bold and moving exploration of the American elite that exposes how the ruling class—even when well-intentioned—perpetuates cycles of wealth, power, and injusticeGrowing up on New York City’s Upper East Side, Nick McDonell was surr...
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Author: Peter Turchin |
Release Date: June 13, 2023
From the pioneering co-founder of cliodynamics, the groundbreaking new interdisciplinary science of history, a big-picture explanation for America's civil strife and its possible endgamesPeter Turchin, one of the most interesting social scientists of...
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Author: John Vaillant |
Release Date: June 06, 2023
A stunning account of a colossal wildfire and a panoramic exploration of the rapidly changing relationship between fire and humankind from the award-winning, best-selling author of The Tiger and The Golden Spruce“Riveting, spellbindin...
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Author: Alexandra Robbins | Narrator: Alexandra Robbins
Release Date: March 14, 2023
A riveting, must-read, year-in-the-life account of three teachers, combined with reporting that reveals what’s really going on behind school doors, by New York Times bestselling author and education expert Alexandra Robbins.   Alexandra Ro...
Author: Sathnam Sanghera | Narrator: Marlon James and Homer Todiwala
Release Date: February 28, 2023
A best-selling journalist’s illuminating tour through the hidden legacies and modern realities of British empire that exposes how much of the present-day United Kingdom is actually rooted in its colonial past. Empireland boldly and lucidly make...
Author: Dan Koboldt | Narrator: Eunice Wong
Release Date: May 03, 2022
A collection of essays from historians, linguists, martial artists, and other experts to help you write more compelling fantasy by getting the facts rightWhether it's correctly naming the parts of a horse, knowing how lords and ladies address one ano...
Author: Beppe Severgnini | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: May 03, 2022
One-of-a-kind timeless lessons for handling challenges and living with joy, the Italian way—“with unparalleled insight and brilliant wit, Severgnini’s book not only transports us to Italy but deep into the Italian mind and spirit" (...
Author: Oded Galor | Narrator: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Release Date: March 22, 2022
A landmark, radically uplifting account of our species’ progress, from one of the world's preeminent thinkers. “Unparalleled in its scope and ambition…All readers will learn something, and many will find the book fascinating.&rsquo...
Author: Eduardo Porter | Narrator: Eduardo Porter and Bernardo García
Release Date: September 23, 2021
Un examen profundo de cómo el racismo ha roto el pacto social, erosionado el bien común y dañado las vidas de todos los estadounidenses; un análisis sincero de cómo estas profundas heridas pueden comenzar a sanar. S...
Author: Suzanne O'Sullivan | Narrator: Suzanne O'Sullivan
Release Date: September 21, 2021
In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children fall into a state that resembles sleep for months or years at a time. In Le Roy, a town in upstate New York, teenage girls develop involuntary twitches and seizures that spread like a conta­gion. In the U.S...
Author: Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying | Narrator: Bret Weinstein and Heather Heying
Release Date: September 14, 2021
A provocative exploration of the tension between our evolutionary history and our modern woes—and what we can do about it.  We are living through the most prosperous age in all of human history, yet we are listless, divided, and miserable....
Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Adam Lazarre-White
Release Date: August 17, 2021
With the same piercing intelligence as the bestselling Say it Loud!, Interracial Intimacies hits a nerve at the center of American society: race relations and our most intimate ties to each other. “The best book written on the subject, an exhau...