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Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan | Narrator: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Named A Best Book of 2011 by the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment WeeklyA sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America's cultural landscape―from high to low to lower than low―b...
Author: Judith Warner | Narrator: Judith Warner
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Through the stories of kids and parents in the middle school trenches, a New York Times bestselling author reveals why these years are so painful, how parents unwittingly make them worse, and what we all need to do to grow up.“As the parent of ...
Author: Casey Schwartz | Narrator: Casey Schwartz
Release Date: April 07, 2020
"A rich inquiry into what it means to pay (and maintain) attention in a world increasingly permeated with distraction and interference.” —Publisher’s WeeklyCombining expert storytelling with genuine self-scrutiny, Casey Schwartz det...
Author: Fatima Bhutto | Narrator: Soneela Nankani
Release Date: September 24, 2019
A lively, inside look at how Bollywood, Turkish soap operas, and K-Pop are challenging America's cultural dominance around the world.There is a vast cultural movement emerging from beyond the Western world. Truly global in its range and allure, it is...
Author: Joseph Vogel | Narrator: Keith Sellon-Wright
Release Date: August 27, 2019
For half a century, Michael Jackson’s music has been an indelible part of our cultural consciousness. Landmark albums such as Off the Wall and Thriller shattered records, broke racial barriers, amassed awards, and set a new standard for popular...
Author: Gretchen McCulloch | Narrator: Gretchen McCulloch
Release Date: July 23, 2019
AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!! Named a Best Book of 2019 by TIME, Amazon, and The Washington Post A Wired Must-Read Book of Summer   “Gretchen McCulloch is the internet’s favorite linguist, and this book is essential reading....
Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong?A man flying first class discovers a puma in the lavatory. A new coach of a small-...
Author: Bret Easton Ellis | Narrator: Bret Easton Ellis
Release Date: April 16, 2019
Own it, snowflakes: you've lost everything you claim to hold dear.White is Bret Easton Ellis's first work of nonfiction. Already the bad boy of American literature, from Less Than Zero to American Psycho, ...
Author: Lizzie Post | Narrator: Lizzie Post
Release Date: March 26, 2019
Emily Post has gone to pot.As we enter the dawn of a new "post-prohibition" era, the stigma surrounding cannabis use is fading, and the conversation about what it means to get high is changing. When it comes to being a respectful, thoughtful, and res...
Author: Joel Golby | Narrator: Joel Golby
Release Date: March 05, 2019
*National Bestseller*"This is a funny and beautiful book. What a little bastard." --Russell Brand "Every paragraph is like doing a shot with a friend. A double." --Caitlin MoranJoel Golby's writing for Vice and The Guardian, with its wry observation ...
Author: Alexandra Robbins | Narrator: Alexandra Robbins
Release Date: February 05, 2019
* A Real Simple Best Book of 2019: "An essential read for parents and students." *The New York Times bestselling author of Pledged is back with an unprecedented fly-on-the-wall look inside fraternity houses from current brothers&r...
Author: Matt Haig | Narrator: Matt Haig
Release Date: January 29, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library.The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do about it?Looking at sleep, news, social media, addiction, work and play, Matt Haig invites us to feel calm...