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Paved Paradise Cover
Author: Henry Grabar |
Release Date: May 09, 2023
An entertaining, enlightening, and utterly original investigation into one of the most quietly influential forces in modern American life—the humble parking spotParking, quite literally, has a death grip on America: each year a handful of Ameri...
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Carmageddon Cover
Author: Daniel Knowles |
Release Date: March 28, 2023
A high-octane polemic against cars—which are ruining the world, while making us unhappy and unhealthy—from a talented young writer at the EconomistThe automobile was one of the most miraculous inventions of the 20th century. It promised f...
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Reading the Glass Cover
Author: Elliot Rappaport | Narrator: Greg Tremblay
Release Date: February 14, 2023
A sea captain’s beautifully written tour of our planet, our oceans, and our ever-changing atmosphere   What’s in a cloud? Did you know that water vapor is invisible and actually lighter than dry air? What separates a tropical storm f...
Reading the Glass Cover
Author: Jody Rosen | Narrator: Fred Sanders, Amanda Carlin and Sean Patrick Hopkins
Release Date: May 24, 2022
A panoramic revisionist portrait of the nineteenth-century invention that is transforming the twenty-first-century world“Excellent . . . calls to mind Bill Bryson, John McPhee, Rebecca Solnit.”—The New York Times Book Review (Editor...
Author: Peter Robison | Narrator: Feodor Chin
Release Date: November 30, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS BEST SELLER • A suspenseful behind-the-scenes look at the dysfunction that contributed to one of the worst tragedies in modern aviation: the 2018 and 2019 crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX. An "authoritative, gripping and fin...
Author: Will Doig | Narrator: Will Doig
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined....
Author: Katherine Sharp Landdeck | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: April 21, 2020
“With the fate of the free world hanging in the balance, women pilots went aloft to serve their nation. . . . A soaring tale in which, at long last, these daring World War II pilots gain the credit they deserve.”—Liza Mundy,...
Author: Lauren Kessler | Narrator: Hollis McCarthy
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, ...
Author: Christine Negroni | Narrator: Christine Negroni
Release Date: September 27, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“Negroni is a talented aviation journalist who clearly understands the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety.” —Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, pilot...
Author: Richard Quest | Narrator: Richard Quest
Release Date: March 08, 2016
CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014.On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with barely a trace, carrying 239 peo...
Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 27, 2015
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • From America’s “forgotten war” in Korea comes an unforgettable tale of courage by the author of A Higher Call. “In the spirit of Unbroken and The Boys in ...
Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014
From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers. As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model...