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How to Resist Amazon and Why

Concrete Steps for Booksellers

By Danny Caine & Joe Biel
Narrated by: Danny Caine & Joe Biel
Length: 55 minutes

Booksellers naturally understand the dangers of Amazon and the need to resist its growing power, but what can they do about it? How do we have conversations with our customers and communities about resisting Amazon without alienating potential allies in the fight for small businesses? Join Danny Caine and Microcosm Publishing founder Joe Biel to... Read more »

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How to Resist Amazon and Why

The Fight for Local Economics, Data Privacy, Fair Labor, Independent Bookstores, and a People-Powered Future!

By Danny Caine
Narrated by: Danny Caine
Length: 3 hours 39 minutes

When a company's workers are literally dying on the job, and its business model relies on preying on local businesses and even their own companies, and its CEO is the richest person in the world while its workers make minimum wage with impossible quotas...wouldn't you want to resist? Danny Caine, owner of Raven Book Store in Lawrence, Kansas,... Read more »

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How the Word Is Passed

A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

By Clint Smith
Narrated by: Clint Smith
Length: 10 hours 7 minutes

"We need this book." Ibram X. Kendi, #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to be an Anti-Racist

The Atlantic staff writer and poet Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation


Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those... Read more »

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High Conflict

Why We Get Trapped and How We Get Out

By Amanda Ripley
Narrated by: Amanda Ripley
Length: 9 hours 50 minutes

When we are baffled by the insanity of the “other side”—in our politics, at work, or at home—it’s because we aren’t seeing how the conflict itself has taken over.

That’s what “high conflict” does. It’s the invisible hand of our time. And it’s different from the useful friction of healthy conflict. That’s good conflict, and it’s a necessary force... Read more »

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Let's Talk About Hard Things

By Anna Sale
Narrated by: Anna Sale
Length: 8 hours 3 minutes

Let's Talk About Hard Things

Let’s Talk About Hard Things by Anna Sale, host of the Death, Sex and Money Podcast, is an in depth look at how to talk about difficult topics with those closest to young and also complete strangers. Sale takes an empathetic and thoughtful approach to some of life’s most personal, difficult, yet universal conversations. The conversations involving grief, relationships, sex, money, family, and identity. Using interviews with everyday people infused into a deeply personal memoir, Sale shows you step by step how to talk about the hardest topics, and how to do it in a productive and meaningful way.”

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On Juneteenth

By Annette Gordon-Reed
Narrated by: Karen Chilton
Length: 3 hours 44 minutes

Weaving together American history, dramatic family chronicle, and searing episodes of memoir, Annette Gordon-Reed’s On Juneteenth provides a historian’s view of the nation’s long road to Juneteenth, recounting both its origins in Texas and the enormous hardships that African-Americans have endured in the century since, from Reconstruction... Read more »

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Voyage of Mercy

The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America's First Humanitarian Mission

By Stephen Puleo
Narrated by: Sean Patrick Hopkins
Length: 10 hours 9 minutes

"Sean Patrick Hopkins offers exactly the kind of narration this audiobook deserves...He makes this story of America's first significant overseas aid effort and the two people most responsible--a sea captain and a Catholic priest--come alive." -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner

The remarkable story of the mission that inspired a... Read more »

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