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Social Science - Social Classes & Economic Disparity
A Childhood Cover
Author: Harry Crews |
Release Date: March 15, 2022
The highly acclaimed memoir of one of the most original American storytellers of the rural SouthA Penguin Classic Harry Crews grew up as the son of a sharecropper in Georgia at a time when “the rest of the country was just beginning to fee...
A Childhood Cover
Author: Andrea Elliott | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: October 05, 2021
“Destined to become one of the classics of the genre” (Newsweek), the riveting, unforgettable story of a girl whose indomitable spirit is tested by homelessness, poverty, and racism in an unequal America—from Pulitzer Prize-winning ...
Author: Eduardo Porter | Narrator: Eduardo Porter and Bernardo García
Release Date: September 23, 2021
Un examen profundo de cómo el racismo ha roto el pacto social, erosionado el bien común y dañado las vidas de todos los estadounidenses; un análisis sincero de cómo estas profundas heridas pueden comenzar a sanar. S...
Author: Ben Machell | Narrator: Peter Noble
Release Date: April 13, 2021
The remarkable true story of a modern-day Robin Hood: a British college student who started robbing banks as the financial crisis unfolded.“Completely fascinating . . . [The Unusual Suspect] reads like a deep psychological thriller, but it...
Author: Heather McGhee | Narrator: Heather McGhee
Release Date: February 16, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn...
Author: Sara Horowitz | Narrator: Melinda Wade
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A profound look at the crisis of work and the collapse of the safety net, and a vision for a better way forward, rooted in America’s cooperative spirit, from the founder of the Freelancers Union  “Read this essential book to see...
Author: Jennifer Taub | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: September 29, 2020
"Taub explicitly and persuasively places the breakdown of enforcement and accountability in the context of money and class."--The New York TimesHow ordinary Americans suffer when the rich and powerful use tax dodges or break the law to get richer and...
Author: Barry C. Lynn | Narrator: Chris Abernathy
Release Date: September 29, 2020
One of America's preeminent thinkers provides the clearest statement yet on the nature and magnitude of the political and economic dangers posed by America's new monopolies.Americans are obsessed with liberty, mad about liberty. On any day, we can tu...
Author: Lee Vinsel and Andrew L. Russell | Narrator: Rob Shapiro
Release Date: September 08, 2020
“Innovation” is the hottest buzzword in business. But what if our obsession with finding the next big thing has distracted us from the work that matters most?“The most important book I’ve read in a lon...
Author: Eula Biss | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: September 01, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME , NPR, INSTYLE, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING“A sensational new book [that] tries to figure out whether it’s possible to live an ethical life in a c...
Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 04, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garn...
Author: David Faris | Narrator: Vikas Adam
Release Date: June 30, 2020
This crystal ball look into the future of American politics shows how the brewing generational shift to the Left is only the beginning of transformations to come.A demographic apocalypse is coming for the Republican Party. Its most reliable voters ar...