By: Sarah Ruhl
Narrated by: Sarah Ruhl
Length: 6 hours 28 minutes
The extraordinary story of one woman’s ten-year medical and metaphysical odyssey that brought her physical, creative, emotional, and spiritual healing, by a MacArthur genius and two-time Pulitzer finalist.
With a play opening on Broadway, and every reason to smile, Sarah Ruhl has just survived a high-risk pregnancy when she discovers the left... Read more »
By: Craig Whitlock & The Washington Post
Narrated by: Dan Bittner
Length: 9 hours 35 minutes
The groundbreaking investigative story of how three successive presidents and their military commanders deceived the public year after year about America’s longest war, foreshadowing the Taliban’s recapture of Afghanistan, by Washington Post reporter and three-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Whitlock.
Unlike the wars in Vietnam and Iraq, the... Read more »
By: Evan Osnos
Narrated by: Evan Osnos
Length: 17 hours 7 minutes
This program is read by the author.
"One of the books of the year . . . Wildland by The New Yorker's Evan Osnos draws the backstory to America's rage through deep reporting and 'thousands of hours of conversations' in three places he lived before D.C." —Axios
After a decade abroad, the National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Evan...
By: Bill Gates
Narrated by: Wil Wheaton & Bill Gates
Length: 7 hours 11 minutes
In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical--and accessible--plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.
Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics,... Read more »
By: Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy & Griffin McElroy
Narrated by: Justin McElroy, Travis McElroy, Griffin McElroy, Sydnee McElroy, Rachel McElroy, Teresa McElroy & Clint McElroy
Length: 5 hours 9 minutes
From the #1 New York Times bestselling McElroy Brothers, creators of the hit podcasts My Brother, My Brother and Me and The Adventure Zone, comes a helpful and hilarious how-to podcast guide covering everything you need to know to make, produce, edit, and promote a podcast…and get rich* doing it! (*Results not guaranteed.)
Justin, Travis, and...Read more » Learn more
By: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Narrated by: Shaun Taylor-Corbett
Length: 12 hours 21 minutes
Debunks the pervasive and self-congratulatory myth that our country is proudly founded by and for immigrants, and urges readers to embrace a more complex and honest history of the United States
Whether in political debates or discussions about immigration around the kitchen table, many Americans, regardless of party affiliation, will say proudly... Read more »
By: Sanjay Gupta
Narrated by: Sanjay Gupta
Length: 10 hours
Keep your brain young, healthy, and sharp with this science-driven guide to protecting your mind from decline by neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
Throughout our life, we look for ways to keep our minds sharp and effortlessly productive. Now, globetrotting neurosurgeon Dr. Sanjay Gupta offers “the book all of us... Read more »
By: Stephen King
Narrated by: Stephen King, Joe Hill & Owen King
Length: 9 hours 6 minutes
Twentieth Anniversary Edition with Contributions from Joe Hill and Owen King
ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S TOP 100 NONFICTION BOOKS OF ALL TIME
Immensely helpful and illuminating to any aspiring writer, this special edition of Stephen King’s critically lauded, million-copy bestseller shares the experiences, habits, and convictions that have shaped him... Read more »
By: Angela Chen
Narrated by: Natalie Naudus
Length: 7 hours 43 minutes
An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that’s obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the ace perspective can teach all of us about desire and identity.
What exactly is sexual attraction and what is it like to go through life not experiencing it? What does asexuality reveal about gender roles, about romance and... Read more »
By: Devon Price
Narrated by: Em Grosland
Length: 7 hours 50 minutes
From social psychologist Dr. Devon Price, a conversational, stirring call to “a better, more human way to live” (Cal Newport, New York Times bestselling author) that examines the “laziness lie”—which falsely tells us we are not working or learning hard enough.
Extra-curricular activities. Honors classes. 60-hour work weeks. Side hustles.
Like... Read more »
By: Jordan B. Peterson
Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson
Length: 15 hours 40 minutes
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER
#1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
What does everyone in the modern world need to know?
Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.
Humorous, surprising and... Read more »
By: Hunter Clarke Fields & Carla Naumburg
Narrated by: Jennifer & Gilmour
Length: 5 hours 36 minutes
"A wise and fresh approach to mindful parenting.”
—Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance
A kinder, more compassionate world starts with kind and compassionate kids. In Raising Good Humans, you’ll find powerful and practical strategies to break free from “reactive parenting” habits and raise kind, cooperative, and confident kids.
Whether you’re...Read more » Learn more
By: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Narrated by: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Length: 7 hours 46 minutes
Living at the limits of our ordinary perception, mosses are a common but largely unnoticed element of the natural world. Gathering Moss is a beautifully written mix of science and personal reflection that invites listeners to explore and learn from the elegantly simple lives of mosses.
Robin Wall Kimmerer's book is not an identification guide,... Read more »
By: John Paul Brammer
Narrated by: John Paul Brammer
Length: 4 hours 55 minutes
From popular LGBTQ advice columnist and writer John Paul Brammer comes a hilarious, heartwarming memoir-in-essays chronicling his journey growing up as a queer, mixed-race kid in America’s heartland to becoming the “Chicano Carrie Bradshaw” of his generation.
“A wise and charming book. [Brammer] is such a good writer, and so well rounded.”—David... Read more »
By: Kelefa Sanneh
Narrated by: Kelefa Sanneh
Length: 18 hours 59 minutes
"One of the best books of its kind in decades." —The Wall Street Journal
An epic achievement and a huge delight, the entire history of popular music over the past fifty years refracted through the big genres that have defined and dominated it: rock, R&B, country, punk, hip-hop, dance music, and pop
Kelefa Sanneh, one of the essential voices... Read more »
By: Truman Capote
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 14 hours 25 minutes
The most famous true crime novel of all time, In Cold Blood is the bestseller that haunted its author long after he finished writing it.
"Chills the blood and exercises the intelligence ... harrowing." —The New York Review of Books
On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely...
By: David W. Blight
Narrated by: Prentice Onayemi
Length: 36 hours 56 minutes
**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History**
“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.
As a young man Frederick Douglass... Read more »
By: Ben Goldfarb
Narrated by: Will Damron
Length: 11 hours 24 minutes
In Eager, environmental journalist Ben Goldfarb reveals that our modern idea of what a healthy landscape looks like and how it functions is wrong, distorted by the fur trade that once trapped out millions of beavers from North America’s lakes and rivers. The consequences of losing beavers were profound: streams eroded, wetlands dried up, and...Read more » Learn more
By: Ron Chernow
Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
Length: 47 hours 58 minutes
The #1 New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017
“Eminently readable but thick with import . . . Grant hits like a Mack truck of knowledge.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic
Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents,... Read more »
By: Richard Rothstein
Narrated by: Adam Grupper
Length: 9 hours 32 minutes
In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein, a leading authority on housing policy, explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation-that is, through individual prejudices, income differences, or the actions of private institutions like banks and real estate... Read more »Learn more
By: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish
Narrated by: Susan Bennett
Length: 8 hours 25 minutes
“This parenting book actually made me a better parent.”—Lydia Kiesling, The New York Times
From #1 New York Times bestselling authors, the ultimate “parenting bible” (The Boston Globe)—a timeless, beloved book on how to effectively communicate with your child.
This bestselling classic by internationally acclaimed experts on communication between... Read more »
By: Cheryl Strayed
Narrated by: Cheryl Strayed
Length: 9 hours 39 minutes
This bestselling book from the author of Wild collects the best of The Rumpus's Dear Sugar advice columns plus never-before-published pieces.
"Wise and compassionate" (New York Times Book Review), and rich with humor and insight—and absolute honesty—this book is a balm for everything life throws our way.
Life can be hard: your lover cheats on... Read more »
By: Cheryl Diamond
Narrated by: Eileen Stevens
Length: 10 hours 36 minutes
By the age of nine, I will have lived in more than a dozen countries, on five continents, under six assumed identities. I’ll know how a document is forged, how to withstand an interrogation, and most important, how to disappear . . .
Wild, heart-wrenching, and unexpectedly funny, Nowhere Girl is an inspiring coming-of-age memoir about running for... Read more »
By: Kate Murphy
Narrated by: Kate Murphy
Length: 6 hours 31 minutes
"Narrating her own work, Murphy is certainly worthy of the listener's attention. She offers a sincere, passionate voice that is capable of delivering some hard truths about the current state of things while also showing the way toward a truly connected society." — AudioFile Magazine
**This program is read by the author**
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