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Within Our Grasp Cover
Author: Sharman Apt Russell
Release Date: April 06, 2021
An important, hopeful book that looks at the urgent problem of childhood malnutrition worldwide and the revolutionary progress being made to end it. From the much-admired writer of luminous prose and humane heart, winner of the John Burroughs Medal f...
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Author: Dan Koeppel and Robert Meyer
Release Date: April 06, 2021
An urgent, on-the-ground account of chaos and compassion from the front lines of COVID-19, from a New York Times journalist and a senior doctor at New York City’s busiest emergency room When Dan Koeppel texted his cousin Robert M...
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Author: Jason Dearen
Release Date: February 23, 2021
An award-winning investigative journalist's horrifying true crime story of America's deadliest drug contamination outbreak and the greed and deception that fueled it. Two pharmacists sit in a Boston courtroom accused of murder. The weapon: the fungus...
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Author: Madeleine Dean and Harry Cunnane | Narrator: Madeleine Dean and Harry Cunnane
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A congresswoman and her son reveal how he survived a ten-year battle with opioid abuse—and what their family’s journey to recovery can teach us about finding hope amid the unspeakable.When Madeleine Dean discovered that her son, Harry, wa...
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Author: Andrew Cuomo | Narrator: Andrew Cuomo
Release Date: October 13, 2020
Governor Andrew Cuomo tells the riveting story of how he took charge in the fight against COVID-19 as New York became the epicenter of the pandemic, offering hard-won lessons in leadership and his vision for the path forward.“An impressive road...
Author: Timothy Snyder | Narrator: Timothy Snyder
Release Date: September 08, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller On Tyranny comes an impassioned condemnation of America's coronavirus response and an urgent call to rethink health and freedom.On December 29, 2019, historian Timot...
Author: Richard Preston | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: July 23, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An urgent wake-up call about the future of emerging viruses and a gripping account of the doctors and scientists fighting to protect us, told through the story of the deadly 2013–2014 Ebola epidemic...
Author: Dawn Raffel | Narrator: Erin Bennett
Release Date: July 31, 2018
"A mosaic mystery told in vignettes, cliffhangers, curious asides, and some surreal plot twists as Raffel investigates the secrets of the man who changed infant care in America.... It's a fascinating historical footnote, compassionately told." --NPRA...
Author: Robert H. Lustig | Narrator: Robert H. Lustig
Release Date: September 12, 2017
"Explores how industry has manipulated our most deep-seated survival instincts."—David Perlmutter, MD, Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain and Brain MakerThe New York Times–bestselling author of Fat Chance rev...
Author: Sophie Sabbage | Narrator: Sophie Sabbage
Release Date: January 24, 2017
The self-published sensation and UK bestseller that has helped thousands touched by cancer. “I have cancer. Cancer does not have me.” Sophie Sabbage was forty-eight years old, happily married, and mother to a four-year-old daughter when s...
Author: Sonia Shah | Narrator: Sonia Shah
Release Date: February 23, 2016
From the author of The Fever, a wide-ranging inquiry into the origins of pandemicsInterweaving history, original reportage, and personal narrative, Pandemic explores the origin of epidemics, drawing parallels between the story of cholera--o...
Author: Tom Brokaw | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: May 12, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A powerful memoir of a dramatic year spent battling cancer and reflecting on a long, happy, and lucky life—from the bestselling author of The Greatest Generation, whose iconic career in journalism has spann...