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Author: Sharman Apt Russell | Narrator: Cynthia Farrell
Release Date: April 06, 2021
An important, hopeful book that looks at the urgent problem of childhood malnutrition worldwide and the revolutionary progress being made to end it.   A healthy Earth requires healthy children. Yet nearly one-fourth of the world’s children...
Author: Shannon Sedgwick Davis | Narrator: Shannon Sedgwick Davis and Kevin R. Free
Release Date: April 02, 2019
One woman’s inspiring true story of an unlikely alliance to stop the atrocities of a warlord, proving that there is no limit to what we can do, even in the face of unspeakable injustice and impossible odds“This compelling and inspiring bo...
Author: Anand Giridharadas | Narrator: Anand Giridharadas
Release Date: August 28, 2018
The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for unde...
Author: Leila Janah | Narrator: Leila Janah
Release Date: September 26, 2017
Want to end poverty for good? Entrepreneur and Samasource founder Leila Janah has the solution—give work, not aid.   “An audacious, inspiring, and practical book. Leila shows how it’s possible to build a successful business tha...
Author: David Callahan | Narrator: Ryan Gesell
Release Date: April 11, 2017
An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles ...
Author: Tom Rinaldi | Narrator: Tom Rinaldi
Release Date: September 06, 2016
A New York Times bestsellerWhat would you do in the last hour of your life?   The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage    One Sunday morn...
Author: Daniel Lubetzky | Narrator: Daniel Lubetzky
Release Date: March 31, 2015
For the socially conscious, the intellectually curious, or the creative soul comes an inspiring, New York Times bestselling handbook for success in business, life, and the all-important task of building a more compassionate world—by the visiona...
Author: Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn | Narrator: Olivia Wilde
Release Date: September 23, 2014
An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kri...
Author: Blake Mycoskie | Narrator: Blake Mycoskie
Release Date: September 06, 2011
Love your work, work for what you love, and change the world—all at the same time. What matters most to you? Should you focus on earning a living, pursuing your passions, or devoting yourself to the causes that inspire you? The surprising ...
Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: May 03, 2011
Greg Mortenson has built a global reputation as a selfless humanitarian and children’s crusader, and he’s been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is also not what he appears to be. As acclaimed author Jon Krakauer discovered, Mortens...
Author: A.E. Hotchner | Narrator: A.E. Hotchner
Release Date: March 23, 2010
Bestselling author A. E. Hotchner's intimate account of his 53-year friendship with his pal Paul Newman.A. E. Hotchner first met Paul Newman in 1955 when the virtually unknown actor assumed the lead role in Hotchner’s first television play, bas...
Author: Mary Ann Mackin and Bill Gates, Sr. | Narrator: Patrick Egan and Bill Gates, Sr.
Release Date: April 28, 2009
A heartfelt, deeply personal book, Showing Up for Life shines a bright light on the values and principles that Bill Gates Sr. has learned over a lifetime of “showing up” — lessons that he learned growing up in the Great Depression, ...