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100 Things We've Lost to the Internet Cover
Author: Pamela Paul
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The acclaimed editor of The New York Times Book Review takes readers on a nostalgic tour of the pre-Internet age, offering powerful insights into both the profound and the seemingly trivial things we've lost.Remember all those ingrained hab...
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American Made Cover
Author: Farah Stockman
Release Date: October 12, 2021
What happens when Americans lose their jobs?  In this illuminating story of ruin and reinvention, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Farah Stockman gives an up-close look at the profound role work plays in our sense of identity and belonging, as ...
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Shattered Bonds Cover
Author: Dorothy Roberts
Release Date: September 21, 2021
The story of foster care in the United States is the story of the failure of the social safety net to aid poor, largely black, parents in their attempt to make a home for their children. Shattered Bonds tells this story as no other book has befo...
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Author: Kayleen Schaefer | Narrator: Lauren Fortgang
Release Date: March 02, 2021
One of…VOGUE's “Best of 2021” — BuzzFeed's “Most Anticipated 2021” — The Week's “Must Reads in 2021”From the author of Text Me When You Get Home, a look at what it means to be in your t...
Author: Eric Utne | Narrator: Eric Utne
Release Date: July 28, 2020
The founder of Utne Reader chronicles his adventures on the frontlines of American culture—from the Vietnam era to the age of Trump—as a spiritual seeker, antiwar activist, and minor media celebrity. Far Out Man is the story of a life-lon...
Author: Claudia Kolker | Narrator: Claudia Kolker
Release Date: November 05, 2019
Do you have a relative or friend who would gladly wait on you, hand and foot, for a full month after you had a baby? How about someone to deliver a delicious, piping hot home-cooked meal, just like your mother’s, right to your front door a...
Author: Zachary R. Wood | Narrator: Zachary R. Wood
Release Date: June 19, 2018
Drawing upon his own powerful personal story, Zachary R. Wood shares his perspective on free speech, race, and dissenting opinions—in a world that sorely needs to learn to listen. As the former president of the student group Uncomfortable Learn...
Author: Adrian Nicole LeBlanc | Narrator: Roxana Ortega
Release Date: October 18, 2016
This New York Times bestseller intimately depicts urban life in a gripping book that slips behind cold statistics and sensationalism to reveal the true sagas lurking behind the headlines of gangsta glamour.In her extraordinary bestseller, A...
Author: Douglas Rushkoff | Narrator: Douglas Rushkoff
Release Date: March 01, 2016
Why doesn’t the explosive growth of companies like Facebook and Uber deliver more prosperity for everyone?  What is the systemic problem that sets the rich against the poor and the technologists against everybody else?  When protester...
Author: Maria Konnikova | Narrator: Maria Konnikova
Release Date: January 12, 2016
"It’s a startling and disconcerting read that should make you think twice every time a friend of a friend offers you the opportunity of a lifetime.”—Erik Larson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake and bestselling auth...
Author: Larissa MacFarquhar | Narrator: Larissa MacFarquhar
Release Date: September 29, 2015
What does it mean to devote yourself wholly to helping others? In Strangers Drowning, Larissa MacFarquhar seeks out people living lives of extreme ethical commitment and tells their deeply intimate stories; their stubborn integrity and their compromi...
Author: Charles Murray | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: May 12, 2015
The American way of life, built on individual liberty and limited government, is on life support.American freedom is being gutted. Whether we are trying to run a business, practice a vocation, raise our families, cooperate with our neighbors, or foll...