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Social Science - Violence In Society
Author: Christopher Blattman | Narrator: Landon Woodson
Release Date: April 19, 2022
A seasoned peacebuilder and acclaimed expert on violence explains the five reasons why conflict (rarely) blooms into war and how to interrupt that deadly processIt’s easy to overlook the underlying strategic forces of war, to see it solely as a...
Author: Ron Franscell | Narrator: Patty Nieman and Chris Berger
Release Date: March 01, 2022
"Mindhunter crossed with American Gothic. This chilling story has the ghostly unease of a nightmare."—Michael Cannell, author of Incendiary: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber and the Invention of Criminal Profiling The pulse-pounding accoun...
Author: Barbara F. Walter | Narrator: Beth Hicks
Release Date: January 11, 2022
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A leading political scientist examines the dramatic rise in violent extremism around the globe and sounds the alarm on the increasing likelihood of a second civil war in the United States“Required reading for an...
Author: Mark Oppenheimer | Narrator: Mark Oppenheimer
Release Date: October 05, 2021
A piercing portrait of the struggles and triumphs of one of America's renowned Jewish neighborhoods in the wake of unspeakable tragedy that highlights the hopes, fears, and tensions all Americans must confront on the road to healing.Squirrel Hill, Pi...
Author: Carla Power | Narrator: Carla Power
Release Date: September 07, 2021
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • A “provocative and deeply reported look into the emerging field of deradicalization” (Esquire), told through the stories of former militants and the people working to bring them back into societyWhat are the...
Author: Katherine Dykstra | Narrator: Nan McNamara
Release Date: June 15, 2021
A riveting investigation into a cold case asks how much control women have over their bodies and the direction of their lives.In July 1970, eighteen-year-old Paula Oberbroeckling left her house in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and never returned. A cold case f...
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...
Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Deepti Gupta
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Is peace an aberration? The New York Times bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity. NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW“Margaret MacMillan...
Author: Chris Murphy | Narrator: Chris Murphy
Release Date: September 01, 2020
“An engrossing, moving, and utterly motivating account of the human stakes of gun violence in America.”—Samantha Power, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Education of an IdealistIs America destined to always be a viole...
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...