By: David Wallace-Wells
Narrated by: David Wallace-Wells
Length: 8 hours 59 minutes
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon
With a new afterword
It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are... Read more »
By: Mark Fisher
Narrated by: Russell Brand
Length: 2 hours 48 minutes
It is easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.
Since the events of 1989, capitalism has successfully presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system — a situation that the banking crisis of 2008, far from ending, actually compounded.
This book analyses the development and principal features of this... Read more »
By: Samantha Power
Narrated by: Samantha Power
Length: 21 hours 8 minutes
A NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER
ONE OF AUDIBLE’S BEST AUDIOBOOKS OF 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019 • AN NPR BEST BOOK OF 2019 • ONE OF TIME’S MUST-READ BOOKS OF 2019 • AN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEAR • A WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF 2019 • A PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST BOOK OF 2019
“Her highly personal and...Read more » Learn more
By: John Lewis
Narrated by: Keith David
Length: 5 hours 27 minutes
Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography.
In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless wisdom, poignant recollections, and powerful principles for anyone interested in challenging injustices and inspiring real change... 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: Jonathan Haidt
Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
Length: 11 hours
Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding. His starting point is moral... 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: Hitha Palepu
Narrated by: Hitha Palepu
Length: 4 hours 39 minutes
Inspirational lessons about life, work, and overcoming adversity—drawn from Kamala Harris's norm-shattering ascent to Vice President of the United States.
Kamala Harris is one of our country's most awe-inspiring political figures, dawning on a new age as the first—but not last—Black and Asian-American female Vice President. Having spent her...
By: Melinda Gates
Narrated by: Melinda Gates
Length: 7 hours 55 minutes
**One of AudioFile Magazine's Best Audiobooks of 2019**
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Now with a new afterword!
How can we summon a moment of lift for human beings—and especially for women? Because when you lift up women, you lift up humanity.
For the last twenty years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most...
By: Candace Owens
Narrated by: Candace Owens
Length: 6 hours 50 minutes
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
It’s time for a black exit.
Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right.
Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable... 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 »
By: Timothy Snyder
Narrated by: Timothy Snyder
Length: 1 hours 47 minutes
#1 New York Times Bestseller • A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism.
The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth... Read more »
By: Kate Raworth
Narrated by: Kate Raworth
Length: 11 hours 44 minutes
A Financial Times "Best Book of 2017: Economics”
800-CEO-Read “Best Business Book of 2017: Current Events & Public Affairs”
Economics is the mother tongue of public policy. It dominates our decision-making for the future, guides multi-billion-dollar investments, and shapes our responses to climate change, inequality, and other...Read more » Learn more
By: Vincent Bevins
Narrated by: Tim Paige
Length: 9 hours 58 minutes
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2020 BY NPR, THE FINANCIAL TIMES, AND GQ
The hidden story of the wanton slaughter -- in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world -- backed by the United States. In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million innocent civilians. This was one of the most important... Read more »
By: Kevin M. Kruse
Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
Length: 12 hours 58 minutes
Conventional wisdom holds that America has been a Christian nation since the Founding Fathers. But in One Nation Under God, historian Kevin M. Kruse argues that the idea of “Christian America” is nothing more than a myth—and a relatively recent one at that.
The assumption that America was, is, and always will be a Christian nation dates back no...Read more » Learn more
By: Bob Woodward
Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
Length: 13 hours 21 minutes
Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of new reporting on the Trump presidency facing a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest.
Woodward, the #1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment the president was warned that the Covid-19 epidemic would be the biggest... Read more »
By: Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Narrated by: Janina Edwards
Length: 12 hours 29 minutes
By the late 1960s and early 1970s, reeling from a wave of urban uprisings, politicians finally worked to end the practice of redlining. Reasoning that the turbulence could be calmed by turning Black city-dwellers into homeowners, they passed the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, and set about establishing policies to induce mortgage... Read more »Learn more
By: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Narrated by: Beresford Bennett
Length: 13 hours 37 minutes
In this “urgently relevant”* collection featuring the landmark essay “The Case for Reparations,” the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me “reflects on race, Barack Obama’s presidency and its jarring aftermath”*—including the election of Donald Trump.
New York Times Bestseller • Finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book... Read more »
By: Sarah Schulman
Narrated by: Rosalyn Coleman Williams & Sarah Schulman
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: Anand Giridharadas
Narrated by: Anand Giridharadas
Length: 9 hours 36 minutes
The New York Times bestselling, groundbreaking investigation of how the global elite's efforts to "change the world" preserve the status quo and obscure their role in causing the problems they later seek to solve. An essential read for understanding some of the egregious abuses of power that dominate today’s news.
Former New York Times columnist... Read more »
By: Keisha N. Blain
Narrated by: Tyra Kennedy
Length: 7 hours 1 minutes
Explores the Black activist’s ideas and political strategies, highlighting their relevance for tackling modern social issues including voter suppression, police violence, and economic inequality.
“We have a long fight and this fight is not mine alone, but you are not free whether you are white or black, until I am free.”—Fannie Lou Hamer
A... Read more »
By: Kate Moore
Narrated by: Angela Brazil
Length: 15 hours 52 minutes
1917. As a war raged across the world, young American women flocked to work, painting watches, clocks and military dials with a special luminous substance made from radium. It was a fun job, lucrative and glamorous—the girls themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered head to toe in the dust from the paint. They were the radium girls.
As the... 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: Elizabeth Warren
Narrated by: Elizabeth Warren
Length: 10 hours 35 minutes
This program is read by the author.
The inspiring, influential senator and bestselling author mixes vivid personal stories with a passionate plea for political transformation.
Elizabeth Warren is a beacon for everyone who believes that real change can improve the lives of all Americans. Committed, fearless, and famously persistent, she brings her...