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Social Science - Violence In Society
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Author: Peter Vronsky | Narrator: René Ruiz
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Fans of Mindhunter and true crime podcasts will devour these chilling stories of serial killers from the American "Golden Age" (1950-2000).   With books like Serial Killers, Female Serial Killers and Sons of Cain, Peter Vronsky has established h...
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Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Deepti Gupta
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Is peace an aberration? The bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity. “Margaret MacMillan has produced another seminal work. . . . She is right that we must, more tha...
Author: Chris Murphy | Narrator: Chris Murphy
Release Date: September 01, 2020
Is America destined to always be a violent nation? This sweeping history by U.S. senator Chris Murphy explores the origins of our violent impulses, the roots of our obsession with firearms, and the mythologies that prevent us from confronting our nat...
Author: Robert Whiting | Narrator: Oliver Wyman
Release Date: July 07, 2020
A riveting account of the role of Americans in the evolution of the Tokyo underworld in the years since 1945.In the ashes of postwar Japan lay a gold mine for certain opportunistic, expatriate Americans.  Addicted to the volatile energy of ...
Author: Alex Kotlowitz | Narrator: Alex Kotlowitz
Release Date: March 05, 2019
2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNERFrom the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years i...
Author: Deborah E. Lipstadt | Narrator: Paul Boehmer, Ellen Archer and Phoebe Strole
Release Date: January 29, 2019
***2019 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER—Jew­ish Edu­ca­tion and Iden­ti­ty Award***The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial: Holocaust History on Trial gives us a penetrating and provocative analysis of th...
Author: Steven Pinker | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 13, 2018
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018ONE OF THE ECONOMIST'S BOOKS OF THE YEAR"My new favorite book of all time." --Bill Gates If you think the world is coming to an end, think again: people are living longer, he...
Author: Elliott Woods | Narrator: Eric Vale
Release Date: January 09, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, Elliott Woods's "Shell Shocked" is now available as an audio download, where the length and timeliness of a podcast meets the high-quality production of a full-length audio program.Who's to blame when the violence o...
Author: Kermit Alexander, Alex Gerould and Jeff Snipes | Narrator: Kermit Alexander
Release Date: September 22, 2015
In this heart-wrenching memoir, former NFL star Kermit Alexander tells the devastating true story of the horrific massacre of his family and his subsequent years of despair, followed by a spiritual renewal that showed him a way to rebuild his family ...
Author: Bryan Burrough | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: April 07, 2015
From the bestselling author of Public Enemies and The Big Rich, an explosive account of the decade-long battle between the FBI and the homegrown revolutionary movements of the 1970sThe Weathermen. The Symbionese Liberation Army. The FA...
Author: Jill Leovy | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: January 27, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, USA TODAY, AND CHICAGO TRIBUNE • A masterly work of literary journalism about a senseless murder, a relentless detective...
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Author: Kenneth R. Timmerman | Narrator: Kenneth R. Timmerman
Release Date: October 21, 2003
Like no book before it, Preachers of Hate uncovers an ancient hatred that threatens the life and livelihood of every American. The “new” anti-Semitism targets not only Jews, but Americans specifically and the West in general. It targets o...
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