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What's Prison For? Cover
Author: Bill Keller |
Release Date: October 04, 2022
What's Prison For? examines the “incarceration” part of mass incarceration. Our prisons remain a shameful waste of lives and money, feeding a pathological cycle of poverty, community dysfunction, crime and hopelessness. What is the altern...
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ISBN: 9780593662670
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A Beautiful Child Cover
Author: Matt Birkbeck | Narrator: Skye Borgman
Release Date: June 28, 2022
THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY GIRL IN THE PICTURESharon Marshall was a brilliant and beautiful student whose future was filled with promise—until her murderous, fugitive father drew her into a lifetime of deception that became one...
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ISBN: 9780593633564
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Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Rhett Samuel Price
Release Date: July 13, 2021
An "admirable, courageous, and meticulously fair and honest book” (New York Times Book Review) in which “one of our most important and perceptive writers on race" (The Washington Post) takes on a highly complex issue in a way that no one ...
Author: Rosa Brooks | Narrator: Hillary Huber
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Named one of the best nonfiction books of the year by The Washington Post“Tangled Up in Blue is a wonderfully insightful book that provides a lens to critically analyze urban policing and a road map for how our most dispossessed citizens may be...
Author: Dr. Carl L. Hart | Narrator: Dr. Carl L. Hart
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, a powerful argument that the greatest damage from drugs flows from their being illegal, and a hopeful reckoning with the possibility of their use as part of a responsible and happy lifeDr. Carl...
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 presents another literary masterpiece, this time a true crime murder mystery about his own mother.In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her body dumped on a...
Author: Helen Prejean | 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
"Poignant....important and illuminating."—The New York Times Book Review"Groundbreaking."—Bryan Stevenson, New York Times bestselling author of Just MercyFrom one of the world’s leading experts on unconscious racial bias come storie...
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...