By: Joseph Kapacziewski & Charles W. Sasser
Narrated by: Johnny Heller & Jo Anna Perrin
Length: 9 hours 10 minutes
The inspiring and thrilling combat memoir of the only Army Ranger serving in direct combat operations with a prosthetic limb.
On October 3, 2005, Kapacziewski and his soldiers were coming to the end of their tour in Northern Iraq when their convoy was attacked by enemy fighters. A grenade fell through the gunner's hatch and exploded, shattering... Read more »Learn more
By: George Martin
Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
Length: 22 minutes
You will never see war the same way after reading this extraordinary retelling of an ancient Greek fable about a tragically unnecessary battle between mice and frogs. With haunting illustrations, this miniature masterpiece ranks with Animal Farm as one of the greatest parables of human foibles.
Originally published in 1962, The Battle of the... Read more »Learn more
By: Lee Craig
Narrated by: Johnny Heller
Length: 19 hours 11 minutes
As a longtime leader of the Democratic Party andkey member of Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet, Josephus Daniels was one of the mostinfluential progressive politicians in the country, and as secretary of thenavy during the First World War, he became one of the most important men in theworld. Before that, Daniels revolutionized the newspaper industry in... Read more »Learn more
By: Glenn Beck
Narrated by: Jeremy Lowell & Glenn Beck
Length: 4 hours 59 minutes
Don’t miss the #1 bestselling book Control from radio and TV personality Glenn Beck, a passionate, fact-based case for guns that reveals why gun control isn’t really about controlling guns at all; it’s about controlling us.
When our founding fathers secured the Constitutional “right of the people to keep and bear arms,” they also added th Read more »e...
By: Christian Caryl
Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
Length: 17 hours 57 minutes
Few moments in history have seen as many seismictransformations as 1979. That one year marked the emergence of revolutionaryIslam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of marketrevolutions in China and Britain that would fuel globalization and radicallyalter the international economy, and the first stirrings of the... Read more »Learn more
By: Erica Grieder
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 8 hours 9 minutes
Texasmay well be America’s most controversial state. Evangelicals dominate the hallsof power, millions of its people live in poverty, and its death row is thebusiest in the country. Skeptical outsiders have found much to be offended byin the state’s politics and attitude, and yet, according to journalist, andTexan, Erica Grieder, the United... Read more »Learn more
By: Riva Froymovich
Narrated by: Simone Lewis
Length: 7 hours
Financial journalist Riva Froymovich has good reason to be anxious about the financial turmoil facing Generation Y. This is her generation.
Indeed, Generation Y has suffered the brunt of the financial crisis and great recession. For those in the U.S. born after 1976, the American dream is a is becoming a nightmare. Swamped in student loan debt... Read more »Learn more
By: Michael J. Mooney
Narrated by: Brian Troxell
Length: 2 hours 4 minutes
The life story of Chris Kyle, the American Sniper
Journalist Michael J. Mooney reveals the life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the American Sniper, from his Texas childhood up through his death in February 2013.
A brutal warrior but a gentle father and husband, Kyle led the life of an American hero and legend. His heroism and reputation in th Read more »e...
By: Jeremy Scahill
Narrated by: Tom Weiner
Length: 24 hours 8 minutes
In this groundbreaking book of new reportage, sure to stir a globaldebate, journalist Jeremy Scahill—author of the acclaimed international bestseller Blackwater—takesus into the heart of the War on Terror’s most dangerous battlefields as hechases down the most important foreign policy story of our time.
From Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen,... Read more »Learn more
By: David Rohde
Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
Length: 5 hours 56 minutes
Beyond War: Reimagining American Influence in a New Middle East distills eleven years of expert reporting for the New York Times, Reuters, and the Atlantic into a clarion call for change. Here Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Rohde exposes how a dysfunctional Washington squandered billions on contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, neglecte Read more »d...Learn more
By: Vali Nasr
Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
Length: 11 hours 12 minutes
In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.
Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan and Pakistani affairs. In The... Read more »
By: Michael Burlingame
Narrated by: Sean Pratt
Publishers Weekly describes this book as "the most meticulously researched Lincoln biography ever written. Burlingame's Lincoln comes alive as the author unfolds vast amounts of new research while breathing new life into familiar stories. It is the essential title for the bicentennial." Publishers Weekly also notes, "The book need not be hear Read more »d...Learn more
By: Martin Luther King Jr.
Narrated by: Dion Graham
Length: 51 minutes
April 16th. The year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama has had a spring of non-violent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw attention to the segregation against blacks by the city government and downtown retailers. The organizers longed to create a non-violent tension so severe that the powers that be would be forced to addres Read more »s...Learn more
By: Wayne Allyn Root
Narrated by: Tom Weiner
Length: 11 hours 35 minutes
Build your wealth, protect your faith and family, secureyour freedom.
Don’t just survive Obama—learn how to outsmart hisbig-government socialist system and thrive!
Wayne Allyn Root is no stranger to risks and challenges.From his career as a businessman and television host to his emergence as amega-pundit on virtually every major news outlet, Root... Read more »Learn more
By: Mark Mazzetti
Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
Length: 11 hours 44 minutes
New York Times journalist Mark Mazzetti has won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. In The Way of the Knife, Mazzetti offers a riveting account of how the CIA and special ops forces have been transformed to accommodate the new American way of war. From killer drones to clandestine spy networks, today' Read more »s...Learn more
By: Noam Chomsky
Narrated by: Noam Chomsky
Length: 1 hours 9 minutes
Noam Chomsky’s backpocket classic on wartime propaganda and opinion control begins by asserting two models of democracy—one in which the public actively participates, and one in which the public is manipulated and controlled. According to Chomsky, "propaganda is to democracy as the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state," and the mass media is th Read more »e...Learn more
By: Neil Irwin
Narrated by: Walter Dixon
When the first fissures became visible to the naked eye in August 2007, suddenly the most powerful men in the world were three men who were never elected to public office. They were the leaders of the world's three most important central banks: Ben Bernanke of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Mervyn King of the Bank of England, and Jean-Claude Triche Read more »t...Learn more
By: Neil Irwin
Narrated by: Walter Dixon
Length: 14 hours 15 minutes
When the first fissures became visible to the naked eye in August 2007, suddenly the most powerful men in the world were three men who were never elected to public office. They were the leaders of the world’s three most important central banks: Ben Bernanke of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Mervyn King of the Bank of England, and Jean-Claude Triche Read more »t...Learn more
By: David Graeber
Narrated by: Grover Gardner
Length: 9 hours 38 minutes
A bold rethinking of the most powerful political idea in the world—democracy—and the story of how radical democracy can yet transform America
Democracy has been the American religion since before the Revolution—from New England town halls to the multicultural democracy of Atlantic pirate ships. But can our current political system, one tha Read more »t...
By: Nadene Ghouri & Fawzia Koofi
Narrated by: Emily Durante
Length: 9 hours 36 minutes
The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she survived, and perseverance in the face of extreme hardship has defined her life ever since. Despite the abuse of her family, the exploitative Russian and Taliban regimes, the murders of her father an Read more »d...Learn more
By: Barbara Garson
Narrated by: Jeanine Kane
Length: 8 hours 8 minutes
One of our most incisive and committed journalists—author of the classic All the Livelong Day—shows us the real human cost of our economic follies.
The Great Recession has thrown huge economic challenges at almost all Americans save the superaffluent few, and we are only now beginning to reckon up the human toll it is taking. Down the Up... Read more »Learn more
By: John Hunter
Narrated by: John Hunter
Length: 8 hours 55 minutes
In John Hunter’s classroom, students fearlessly tackle global problems and discover surprising solutions by playing his groundbreaking World Peace Game. These kids—from high school all the way down to fourth grade, in schools both well funded and underresourced—take on the roles of politicians, tribal leaders, diplomats, bankers, and military... Read more »Learn more
By: David A. Stockman
Narrated by: William Hughes
Length: 36 hours 43 minutes
A coruscating, brilliantly insightful exegesis of where capitalism went wrong, how it was corrupted, and how it might be restored, by outspoken former Reagan budget director and bestselling author David Stockman
David Stockman was the architect of the Reagan Revolution meant to restore sound money principles to the United States government. It... Read more »Learn more