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The Stranger in the Woods

The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
By Michael Finkel
Narrated by Mark Bramhall /  6 hours 18 minutes

Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.

A New York Times bestseller

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Engineering Eden

The True Story of a Violent Death, a Trial, and the Fight over Controlling Nature
By Jordan Fisher Smith
Narrated by Traber Burns /  12 hours 1 minute

The fascinating story of the century-long attempt to control nature in the American wilderness as told through the prism of a tragic death at YellowstoneWhen twenty-five-year-old Harry Walker was killed by a bear in Yellowstone Park in 1972, the civil trial prompted by his death became a proxy for bigger questions about American wilderness... Read More »



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Climate of Hope

How Cities, Businesses, and Citizens Can Save the Planet
By Michael Bloomberg & Carl Pope
Narrated by Michael Bloomberg, Carl Pope & Charles Pellett /  9 hours 4 minutes

This program is read by Carl Pope and Charles Pellett with an introduction read by the author.

From Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former head of the Sierra Club Carl Pope comes a manifesto on how the benefits of taking action on climate change are concrete, immediate, and immense. They explore climate change solutions that will make the world... Read More »



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H Is for Hawk

By Helen Macdonald
Narrated by Helen Macdonald /  11 hours 6 minutes

When Helen Macdonald's father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer captivated by hawks since childhood, she'd never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators: the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk's fierce and feral anger mirrored her own. Resolving to purchase and... Read More »



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The Shepherd's Life

Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape
By James Rebanks
Narrated by Bryan Dick /  7 hours 34 minutes

"It's bloody marvelous." - Helen Macdonald, New York Times bestselling author of H IS FOR HAWK

The Instant #1 International Bestseller

Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, his family have lived and worked in the Lake District of... Read More »



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A Walk in the Woods

Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
By Bill Bryson
Narrated by Rob McQuay /  9 hours 43 minutes

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.

The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most... Read More »



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Lab Girl

By Hope Jahren
Narrated by Hope Jahren /  11 hours 37 minutes

An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world

Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she’s studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book is a revelatory treatise... Read More »



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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

By Barbara Kingsolver
Narrated by Barbara Kingsolver, Camille Kingsolver & Steven L. Hopp /  14 hours 34 minutes

Hang on for the ride: with characteristic poetry and pluck, Barbara Kingsolver and her family sweep readers along on their journey away from the industrial-food pipeline to a rural life in which they vow to buy only food raised in their own neighborhood, grow it themselves, or learn to live without it. Their good-humored search yields surprising... Read More »



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A Place of My Own

The Architecture of Daydreams
By Michael Pollan
Narrated by Michael Pollan /  9 hours 42 minutes

Michael Pollan’s unmatched ability to draw lines of connection between our everyday experiences—whether eating, gardening, or building—and the natural world has been the basis for the popular success of his many works of nonfiction, including the genre-defining bestsellers, The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and In Defense of Food.... Read More »



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From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
By Cheryl Strayed
Narrated by Bernadette Dunne /  13 hours 1 minute

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection.

A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.

At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon... Read More »



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