Skip content
Celebrate our 10th Anniversary with giveaways, merch, and more! Learn more
Bookseller Created
Cults
All playlists

Cults

Cults have been a part of life for centuries. The new book Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism explores how language influences us on a daily basis.

Cultish

The Language of Fanaticism

By: Amanda Montell
Narrated by: Ann Marie Gideon
Length: 8 hours 21 minutes

“One of those life-changing reads that makes you see— or, in this case, hear—the whole world differently.” —Megan Angelo, author of FollowersThe author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account

Manhattan Cult Story

My Unbelievable True Story of Sex, Crimes, Chaos, and Survival

By: Spencer Schneider
Narrated by: Austin Rising
Length: 8 hours

Right under the noses of neighbors, clients, spouses, children, and friends, a secret society, simply called School—a cult of snared Manhattan professionals—has been led by the charismatic, sociopathic, and dangerous leader Sharon Gans for decades. Spencer Schneider was recruited in the eighties, and he stayed for more than twenty-three years as... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account

Cults

Inside the World's Most Notorious Groups and Understanding the People Who Joined Them

By: Max Cutler
Narrated by: Pete Simonelli, Raquel Beattie, Erin Ruth Walker, Danny Campbell, Daniel Henning, Aven Shore, Matt Godfrey, Chanté McCormick & Jaime Lincoln Smith
Length: 15 hours 9 minutes

“You can tell right from the beginning that a ton of research went into the creation of this book. I had the pleasure of listening to the audiobook which contained a variety of narrators; Each narrator had brought their own style to each cult deep dive, which made it so there was never a dull moment. This book covers cults we’ve all heard of like... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account
Buy one get one free

This month only!

Become a member and shop our members-only, 10th anniversary buy-one-get-one sale in support of local bookstores.

Get started

The Program

Inside the Mind of Keith Raniere and the Rise and Fall of NXIVM

By: Toni Natalie & Chet Hardin
Narrated by: Toni Natalie
Length: 7 hours 54 minutes

As seen in the HBO docuseries THE VOW: A jaw-dropping insider look into the world of the so-called "Hollywood Sex Cult" NXIVM chronicling the rise of enigmatic cult leader, Keith Raniere, from its "Patient Zero," his former girlfriend and test subject for his coercive control techniques.
Many have heard of NXIVM and its creator, Keith Raniere,... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account

The Road to Jonestown

Jim Jones and Peoples Temple

By: Jeff Guinn
Narrated by: George Newbern
Length: 17 hours 30 minutes

2018 Edgar Award Finalist—Best Fact Crime

“A thoroughly readable, thoroughly chilling account of a brilliant con man and his all-too vulnerable prey” (The Boston Globe)—the definitive story of preacher Jim Jones, who was responsible for the Jonestown Massacre, the largest murder-suicide in American history, by the New York Times bestselling... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account

Waco

A Survivor's Story

By: David Thibodeau & Leon Whiteson
Narrated by: Robert Fass
Length: 13 hours 20 minutes

The basis of the celebrated Paramount Network miniseries starring Michael Shannon and Taylor Kitsch -- Waco is the critically-acclaimed, first person account of the siege by Branch Davidian survivor, David Thibodeau.

Twenty-five years ago, the FBI staged a deadly raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco. Texas. David Thibodeau survived to... Read more

Audiobook details   Add to Wish List

Almost ready!

In order to save audiobooks to your Wish List you must be signed in to your account.

      Log in       Create account
Celebrate our 10th Anniversary with giveaways, merch, and more! Learn more