By: Charles Murray
Narrated by: Robert Morris
Length: 9 hours 26 minutes
Beginning in the 1950s, America entered a period of unprecedented social reform. This remarkable book demonstrates how the social programs of the 1960s and '70s had the unintended and perverse effect of slowing and even reversing earlier progress in reducing poverty, crime, ignorance, and discrimination. Using widely understood and accepted... Read more »Learn more
By: Leo Marks
Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
Length: 20 hours 36 minutes
Between Silk and Cyanide presents the memoir of the man who transformed code-making and code-breaking for the Special Operations Executive in World War Two. Leo Marks later went on to become an award-winning scriptwriter. Read more »Learn more
By: Scott Gottlieb
Narrated by: Fred Sanders
Length: 15 hours 35 minutes
Has America’s COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything?
In Uncontrolled Spread, physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb shows how COVID-19 was able to trounce America’s pandemic preparations and outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with...Read more » Learn more
By: Noam Chomsky
Narrated by: Olaf Renoldi
Length: 10 hours 32 minutes
Der New York Times- und SPIEGEL-Bestseller. Von einem der streitbarsten Denker der Gegenwart - Noam Chomsky.
Nach wie vor betrachten sich die USA grundsätzlich als die Guten - selbst dann, wenn sie das Gleiche tun wie jene, denen sie Böses unterstellen: Zivilflugzeuge abschießen, willkürlich Leute inhaftieren und mit Drohnen umbringen oder in... Read more »
By: Paul Butler
Narrated by: Leon Nixon
Length: 6 hours 42 minutes
Paul Butler was an ambitious federal prosecutor, a Harvard Law grad who gave up his corporate law salary to fight the good fight—until one day he was arrested on the street and charged with a crime he didn’t commit. The Volokh Conspiracy calls Butler's account of his trial "the most riveting first chapter I have ever read."
In a book Harvard... Read more »
By: Eric Blehm
Narrated by: Fred Sanders
Length: 9 hours 8 minutes
The true story of the U.S. Army’s 240th Assault Helicopter Company and a Green Beret Staff Sergeant's heroic mission to rescue a Special Forces team trapped behind enemy lines during the Vietnam War, from New York Times bestselling author Eric Blehm.
On May 2, 1968, a twelve-man Special Forces team covertly infiltrated a small clearing in the...Read more » Learn more
By: Husain Haqqani
Narrated by: Ralph Lister
Length: 14 hours 23 minutes
A character-drivenhistory that describes the bizarrely ill-suited alliance between America andPakistan, written by a uniquely insightful participant: Pakistan’s formerambassador to the US
The relationship between America and Pakistan is based onmutual incomprehension, and always has been. Pakistan—to American eyes—has gonefrom being a stabilizing...Read more » Learn more
By: Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian
Narrated by: Noam Chomsky & David Barsamian
Length: 5 hours 55 minutes
In this all new collection of conversations, Noam Chomsky explores the most immediate and urgent concerns: Iran's challenge to the United States, the deterioration of the Israel-Palestine conflict, the ongoing occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, the rise of China, and the growing power of the left in Latin America, as well as the Democratic...Read more » Learn more
By: Daniel Immerwahr
Narrated by: Luis Moreno
Length: 17 hours 25 minutes
A pathbreaking history of the United States' overseas possessions and the true meaning of its empire We are familiar with maps that outline all fifty states. And we are also familiar with the idea that the United States is an "empire," exercising power around the world. But what about the actual territories-the islands, atolls, and... Read more »Learn more
By: Ron Chernow
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 35 hours 56 minutes
The inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!
In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, National Book Award winner Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust... Read more »
By: David Treuer
Narrated by: Tanis Parenteau
Length: 17 hours 44 minutes
FINALIST FOR THE 2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Named a best book of 2019 by The New York Times, TIME, The Washington Post, NPR, Hudson Booksellers, The New York Public Library, The Dallas Morning News, and Library Journal.
"Chapter after chapter, it's like one... Read more »
By: Laura E. Gómez
Narrated by: Joana Garcia
Length: 8 hours 49 minutes
Latinos have long influenced everything from electoral politics to popular culture‚ yet many people instinctively regard them as recent immigrants rather than a longstanding racial group. In Inventing Latinos‚ Laura Gómez illuminates the fascinating race-making‚ unmaking‚ and re-making of Latino identity that has spanned centuries‚ leaving a... Read more »Learn more
By: Audre Lorde
Narrated by: Robin Eller
Length: 7 hours 31 minutes
Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action... Read more »Learn more
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: Talia Lavin
Narrated by: Talia Lavin
Length: 8 hours 2 minutes
One reporter takes an immersive dive into white supremacy's explosive online presence, exploring the undercurrents of propaganda, racism, misogyny, and history that led us to where we are now.Talia Lavin is every skinhead's worst nightmare: a loud and unapologetic Jewish woman, acerbic, smart, and profoundly antiracist, with the investigative... Read more » Learn more
By: Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker
Narrated by: January LaVoy, Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker
Length: 19 hours 23 minutes
An instant #1 New York Times bestseller.
The definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Phil Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the Pulitzer-Prize winning reporters and authors of A Very Stable Genius.
“Chilling.” – Anderson Cooper
“Jaw-dropping.” – John Berman
“Shocking.” – John Heilemann
“Explosive.” – Hallie Jackson
“Blockbuster... Read more »
By: Angela Y. Davis
Narrated by: Angela Davis & Coleen Marlo
Length: 5 hours 47 minutes
In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world.
Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality, and prison abolitionism for today's... Read more »
By: Matthew Desmond
Narrated by: Dion Graham
Length: 11 hours 2 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • One of the most acclaimed books of our time, this modern classic “has set a new standard for reporting on poverty” (Barbara Ehrenreich, The New York Times Book Review).
In Evicted, Princeton sociologist and MacArthur “Genius”... Read more »
By: Ben Rhodes
Narrated by: Ben Rhodes
Length: 12 hours 49 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is—travels the globe in a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers.
In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping... Read more »
By: Patrisse Cullors & asha bandele
Narrated by: Patrisse Cullors & Angela Davis
Length: 6 hours 12 minutes
"Narrating her own work, Patrisse Khan-Cullors shares the salient moments of her life that led her to become a founder of Black Lives Matter...pain, frustration, and joy [emblazon] each word she utters." — AudioFile Magazine
This program is read by Patrisse Cullors and includes a bonus conversation.
The emotional and powerful story of one of the...
By: Megan Rapinoe & Emma Brockes
Narrated by: Megan Rapinoe
Length: 6 hours 39 minutes
An instant New York Times bestseller!
“Rapinoe's 'signature pose' from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup is synonymous to the feeling we got when finishing this book: heart full, arms wide and ready to take up space in this world.”—USA Today
Megan Rapinoe, Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion, reveals for the first time... Read more »
By: Sarah Schulman
Narrated by: Sarah Schulman & Rosalyn Coleman Williams
Length: 27 hours 26 minutes
This program includes an introduction read by the author.
One of O, the Oprah Magazine's 32 LGBTQ Books That Will Change the Literary Landscape in 2021, one of Vogue's 9 LGBTQ+ Books We're Looking Forward to This Spring, one of and Cosmopolitan's LGBTQ+ Books to Add to Your Reading List in 2021, one of The Observer's Spring Books You Don't Want...
By: Kamala Harris
Narrated by: Kamala Harris
Length: 9 hours 25 minutes
A New York Times bestseller
From Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country
Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris's commitment... Read more »
By: Rachel Maddow
Narrated by: Rachel Maddow
Length: 15 hours 32 minutes
2021 GRAMMY® Winner for Best Spoken Word Album
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy—Winner Take All
“A rollickingly well-written book, filled with fascinating, exciting, and alarming stories about the impact of the oil and gas industry on the world today.”—The New York Times Book Review
In 2010, the words “earthquake... Read more »