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Author: Esau McCaulley |
Release Date: September 12, 2023
From the New York Times contributing opinion writer and award-winning author of Reading While Black, a riveting intergenerational account of his family’s search for meaning and a place to call home in the American South For much of his lif...
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Author: Nick McDonell |
Release Date: August 22, 2023
A bold and moving exploration of the American elite that exposes how the ruling class—even when well-intentioned—perpetuates cycles of wealth, power, and injusticeGrowing up on New York City’s Upper East Side, Nick McDonell was surr...
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Author: Michael Lind | Narrator: Joe Knezevich
Release Date: May 02, 2023
From one of America’s leading thinkers, a provocative diagnosis of the cause of America’s decline—and a searing indictment of those who caused itFor nearly half a century, Americans have been bombarded by neoliberal propaganda promo...
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Author: Nancy Isenberg | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: March 28, 2023
The New York Times bestseller A New York Times Notable and Critics’ Top Book of 2016Longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for NonfictionOne of NPR's 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head OnNPR's Book Concierge Guide To 201...
Author: Matthew Desmond | Narrator: Dion Graham
Release Date: March 21, 2023
The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of Evicted reimagines the debate on poverty, making a “provocative and compelling” (NPR) argument about why it persists in America: because the rest of us benefit from it.&ldq...
Author: Adam Benforado | Narrator: Adam Benforado
Release Date: February 07, 2023
A revelatory investigation into how America is failing its children, and an urgent manifesto on why helping them is the best way to improve all of our lives—from the New York Times bestselling author of Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injus...
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Author: Tracy Kidder | Narrator: Tracy Kidder
Release Date: January 17, 2023
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The powerful story of an inspiring doctor who made a difference, by helping to create a program to care for Boston’s homeless community—by the Pulitzer Prize–winning, New York Times bestselling autho...
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Author: Michael Tomasky | Narrator: Adam Barr
Release Date: September 06, 2022
Political journalist Michael Tomasky tracks an exciting change among  progressive economists who are overturning decades of conservative dogma and offering an alternative version of capitalism that can serve broadly shared prosperity to all."Eng...
Author: Harry Crews | Narrator: Matt Godfrey
Release Date: March 15, 2022
“One of the Finest Memoirs Ever Written” –The New Yorker The highly acclaimed memoir of one of the most original American storytellers of the rural SouthA Penguin ClassicHarry Crews grew up as the son of a sharecropper in Georg...
Author: Andrea Elliott | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo
Release Date: October 05, 2021
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A “vivid and devastating” (The New York Times) portrait of an indomitable girl—from acclaimed journalist Andrea Elliott “From its first indelible pages to its rich and st...
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...