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Social Science - Essays
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.” —Glamour“Maeve Higgins is hilarious, poignant, conversational, and my favorite Irish import since U2. You’re in for a treat.” —...
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...
Author: Camille Paglia | Narrator: Camille Paglia
Release Date: March 14, 2017
From the fiery intellectual provocateur— and one of our most fearless advocates of gender equality—a brilliant, urgent essay collection that both celebrates modern feminism and challenges us to build an alliance of strong women and strong...
Author: Timothy Snyder | Narrator: Timothy Snyder
Release Date: February 28, 2017
#1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame...
Author: Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson | Narrator: John Hodgman, Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson
Release Date: October 04, 2016
A NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER • "A must-read…Phoebe Robinson discusses race and feminism in such a funny, real, and specific way, it penetrates your brain and stays with you." –Ilana Glazer, co-creator and co-star...
Author: Robert Evans | Narrator: Tristan Morris
Release Date: August 09, 2016
A celebration of the brave, drunken pioneers who built our civilization one seemingly bad decision at a time, A Brief History of Vice explores a side of the past that mainstream history books prefer to hide. History has never been more...