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Tangled Up in Blue Cover
Author: Rosa Brooks
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Journalist and law professor Rosa Brooks goes beyond the "blue wall of silence" in this radical inside examination of American policingIn her forties, with two children, a spouse, a dog, a mortgage, and a full-time job as a tenured law professor at G...
Tangled Up in Blue Cover
Drug Use for Grown-Ups Cover
Author: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From one of the world's foremost experts on the effects of recreational drugs on the mind and body, a powerful argument that the greatest dangers from drugs flow from their being illegal, and a testament to how they can be part of a responsible and h...
Drug Use for Grown-Ups Cover
Author: David Simon and Edward Burns | Narrator: David Simon and Dion Graham
Release Date: October 06, 2020
The crime-infested intersection of West Fayette and Monroe Streets is well-known--and cautiously avoided--by most of Baltimore. But this notorious corner's 24-hour open-air drug market provides the economic fuel for a dying neighborhood. David Simon,...
Author: James Ellroy | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: July 23, 2019
The internationally acclaimed author of the L.A. Quartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy, James Ellroy, presents another literary masterpiece, this time a true crime murder mystery about his own mother.In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her b...
Author: Helen Prejean, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins and Archbishop Desmond Tutu | Narrator: Helen Prejean
Release Date: May 21, 2019
In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana’s Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier&rsquo...
Author: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD | Narrator: Jennifer L. Eberhardt, PhD
Release Date: March 26, 2019
"This book should be required reading for everyone."—Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility"Poignant....important and illuminating."—The New York Times Book Review"Groundbreaking."—Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling...
Author: Edward Humes | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: January 08, 2019
Now in paperback. Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned?On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic acc...
Author: Fox Butterfield | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: October 09, 2018
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist: a pathbreaking examination of our huge crime and incarceration problem that looks at the influence of the family--specifically one Oregon family with a generations-long legacy of lawlessness....
Author: Pamela Colloff | Narrator: Karissa Vacker
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Pamela Colloff's "The Witness" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.For more than a decade, it was Mich...
Author: Katy Vine | Narrator: Lydia Mackay
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Katy Vine's "Cops and Robbers" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.Law enforcement in Hidalgo County w...
Author: Michael Hall | Narrator: Christopher Ryan Grant
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Michael Hall's "The Trouble with Innocence" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.In 1978, a Texas jury ...
Author: Jan Reid | Narrator: Bruce DuBose
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Jan Reid's "Busting Out of Mexico" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.In Mexico, if violence and prop...