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Author: Helen Andrews
Release Date: January 12, 2021
For the first time in American history, a generation is worse off than their parents. Who is to blame?With two recessions and a botched pandemic under their belt, the Boomers are their children's favorite punching bag. But is the hatred justified? Is...
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Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.   There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more...
Author: Eula Biss | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: September 01, 2020
“A sensational new book [that] tries to figure out whether it's possible to live an ethical life in a capitalist society. . . . The results are enthralling.” —Associated Press A timely and arresting new look at affluence by the...
Author: Alex Valente and Michela Murgia | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: August 04, 2020
The first and only guide to turning your 21st century democracy into a fascist paradise.Democracy is difficult, flawed and unstable. It involves barely distinguishable political parties taking part in lengthy, overcomplicated and expensive decision-m...
Author: Jia Tolentino | Narrator: Jia Tolentino
Release Date: August 06, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “From The New Yorker’s beloved cultural critic comes a bold, unflinching collection of essays about self-deception, examining everything from scammer culture to reality television.”—E...
Author: Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer | Narrator: Phoebe Robinson
Release Date: October 16, 2018
Entertainment Weekly, "Fall's 20 Must-Reads" (2018)Essence, "Fall 2018 Guide to All Things Funny"Bustle, "18 New Nonfiction Books to Know in October 2018""Robinson offers deft cultural criticism and hilarious personal anecdotes that will make readers...
Author: David Grann | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, The Old Man and the Gun is here joined by two other riveting true-crime tales."The Old Man and the Gun" is the incredible story of a bank robber and prison escape artist who modeled...
Author: Mara Altman | Narrator: Mara Altman
Release Date: August 21, 2018
An honest, funny, neurotic, and totally gross love child of Mindy Kaling and Mary Roach.Mara Altman's volatile and apprehensive relationship with her body has led her to wonder about a lot of stuff over the years. Like, who decided that women shouldn...
Author: Joshua Cohen | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: August 14, 2018
“Attention reveals a fresh, vital literary voice as it covers seemingly every imaginable topic relating to modern life.”—Entertainment Weekly  “Joshua Cohen may be America’s greatest living writer.”&...
Author: Maeve Higgins | Narrator: Maeve Higgins
Release Date: August 07, 2018
“If Tina Fey and David Sedaris had a daughter, she would be Maeve Higgins.” —GlamourA startlingly hilarious essay collection about one woman’s messy path to finding her footing in New York City, from breakout comedy star ...
Author: Michiko Kakutani | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: July 17, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES Editors' ChoiceFrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic comes an impassioned critique of America’s retreat from reasonWe live in a time when the very idea of objective truth is mocked and discounted b...
Author: Van Jones | Narrator: Prentice Onayemi
Release Date: October 10, 2017
A passionate manifesto that exposes hypocrisy on both sides of the political divide and points a way out of the tribalism that is tearing America apart—by the CNN political contributor and host hailed as “a star of the 2016 campaign&rdquo...