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Unraveled Cover
Author: Maxine Bedat
Release Date: June 01, 2021
A groundbreaking chronicle of the birth--and death--of a pair of jeans, that exposes the fractures in our global supply chains, and our relationships to each other, ourselves, and the planetTake a look at your favorite pair of jeans. Maybe you bought...
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Author: Cade Metz
Release Date: March 16, 2021
THE UNTOLD TECH STORY OF OUR TIME   What does it mean to be smart? To be human? What do we really want from life and the intelligence we have, or might create?   With deep and exclusive reporting, across hundreds of interviews, New York Tim...
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Author: Kevin Roose
Release Date: March 09, 2021
“While we need to rewrite the rules of the twenty-first-century economy, Kevin’s book is a great look at how people can do this on a personal level to always put humanity first.”—Andrew Yang“A clear, compelling strategy ...
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Author: Annie Jacobsen | Narrator: Annie Jacobsen
Release Date: January 12, 2021
An urgent investigation into warfare, good, and evil in the age of biometrics, the technology that would allow the government to identify anyone, anywhere, at any time   This is a story that starts off close and goes very big. The initial part o...
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Author: Tyler Maroney | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A fascinating examination of the world of private investigators by a 21st-century private eye.Today's world is complicated: companies are becoming more powerful than nations, the lines between public and corporate institutions grow murkier, and the i...
Author: Shreve Stockton | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: September 29, 2020
An intimate memoir on the work and wonder of ranch life, critiquing the inhumane and environmentally destructive factory farm system and offering sustainable alternatives for ethical omnivores. Although there are nearly 100 million cattle in the Unit...
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: Sara Hendren | Narrator: Sara Hendren
Release Date: August 18, 2020
Named a Best Book of the Year by NPRA fascinating and provocative new way of looking at the things we use and the spaces we inhabit, and a call to imagine a better-designed world for us all.Furniture and tools, kitchens and campuses and city streets&...
Author: Chase Purdy | Narrator: Chase Purdy
Release Date: June 16, 2020
The riveting story of the entrepreneurs and renegades fighting to bring lab-grown meat to the world.The trillion-dollar meat industry is one of our greatest environmental hazards; it pollutes more than all the world's fossil-fuel-powered cars. Global...
Author: Andrew Coté | Narrator: Andrew Coté
Release Date: June 09, 2020
A year in the life of New York City’s premier beekeeper, who chronicles his adventures and the quirky personalities he encounters while spreading his infinite knowledge of and passion for the remarkable honey bee. “Coté’s...
Author: Cody Cassidy | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Who wore the first pants? Who painted the first masterpiece? Who first rode the horse? Who invented soap? This madcap adventure across ancient history uses everything from modern genetics to archaeology to uncover the geniuses behind these and other ...
Author: Alexander Rose | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life in this story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky—a story that ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg.“[An] exhilarating history of the dawn of modern air trave...