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  • Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

    Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs
    Author: George Friedman
    Duration: 09:44:00

    George Friedman, founder of Stratfor, has become a leading expert in geopolitical forecasting, sought after for his thoughtful assessments of current trends and near-future events. In The Next 100 Years, Friedman turns his eye on the future. Drawing on a profound understanding of history and geopoli ... [ more ]

  • Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

    Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,History,NonFiction,North American
    Author: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
    Duration: 07:48:00

    A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'Reilly ... [ more ]

  • Skinny Bastard: A Kick-in-the-Ass for Real Men Who Want to Stop Being Fat and Start Getting Buff

    Skinny Bastard: A Kick-in-the-Ass for Real Men Who Want to Stop Being Fat and Start Getting Buff

    Genre: NonFiction,Health & Fitness,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Diet & Weight Loss,Men's Health,NonFiction,Health & Fitness,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Diet & Weight Loss,Men's Health
    Author: Rory Freedman, Kim Barnouin
    Duration: 05:06:00

    Hundreds of thousands of women have been inspired to get real about the food they eat after reading the best-selling manifesto Skinny Bitch. Now it's time for the guys to have a book of their own. Guys like the Milwaukee Brewers' Prince Fielder and the Dallas Mavericks' Jerry Stackhouse, who ha ... [ more ]

  • Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

    Captain's Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea

    Genre: NonFiction,Survival,NonFiction,Survival
    Author: Stephan Talty, Richard Phillips
    Duration: 08:44:00

    A Captain's Duty tells the life-and-death drama of Captain Richard Phillips, who was held captive by pirates on a tiny lifeboat off Somalia's anarchic, gun-plagued shores. ... [ more ]

  • People Speak

    People Speak

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American,History,NonFiction,World,North American
    Author: Howard Zinn
    Duration: 01:42:00

    To celebrate the millionth copy sold of Howard Zinn's great People's History of the United States, Zinn drew on the words of Americans -- some famous, some little known -- across the range of American history. These words were read by a remarkable cast at an event held at the 92nd Street YMHA in New ... [ more ]

  • Bonk

    Bonk

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry
    Author: Mary Roach
    Duration: 09:31:00

    The study of sexual physiology - what happens, and why, and how to make it happen better - has been a paying career or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The research has taken place behind the closed doors of laboratories, brothels, MRI centers ... [ more ]

  • Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Environment
    Author: Frans De Waal
    Duration: 10:37:07

    From world-renowned biologist and primatologist Frans de Waal comes this groundbreaking work on animal intelligence destined to become a classic. What separates your mind from an animal's? Maybe you think it's your ability to design tools, your sense of self, or your grasp of past and future?all tr ... [ more ]

  • Patriotic Grace

    Patriotic Grace

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Lectures,Ethics,World Affairs,Politics
    Author: Peggy Noonan
    Duration: 04:07:00

    Peggy Noonan's Wall Street Journal column has been must reading for thoughtful liberals and conservatives alike. Now she issues an urgent, heartfelt call for all Americans to support the next President. Because it is not the threats and challenges we face, but how we face them that defines us as a n ... [ more ]

  • Killer of Little Shepherds

    Killer of Little Shepherds

    Genre: NonFiction,TrueCrime
    Author: Douglas Starr
    Duration: 12:28:00

    A riveting true crime story that vividly recounts the birth of modern forensics. At the end of the nineteenth century, serial murderer Joseph Vacher, known and feared as The Killer of Little Shepherds, terrorized the French countryside. He eluded authorities for years—until he ran up agai ... [ more ]

  • Alchemy of Love and Lust: Discover Our Sex Hormones & Determine Who We Love

    Alchemy of Love and Lust: Discover Our Sex Hormones & Determine Who We Love

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry,Social Science
    Author: Theresa L. Crenshaw
    Duration: 01:40:00

    Are you in charge of your love life? If you think so, you're wrong -- hormones control our sex drives and direct our love lives. In The Alchemy of Love and Lust, Dr. Theresa Crenshaw, a renowned sex therapist and researcher, unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones as we progress throug ... [ more ]

  • Way Things Ought to Be

    Way Things Ought to Be

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Political,Memoir,Politics,Environment
    Author: Rush Limbaugh
    Duration: 02:25:00

    Rush Limbaugh is a way of life for over twelve million avid and devoted listeners. For three hours every day this comic conservative of the airwaves with talent on loan from God entertains, provokes and persuades friend sand enemies alike in a no-holds-barred show that is one of the biggest draws in ... [ more ]

  • Marching Toward Hell

    Marching Toward Hell

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Michael Scheuer
    Duration: 06:32:00

    When Michael Scheuer first questioned the goals of the Iraq War in his 2004 bestseller Imperial Hubris, policymakers and ordinary citizens alike stood up and took notice. Now, Scheuer offers a scathing and frightening look at how the Iraq War has been a huge setback to America's War on Terror, makin ... [ more ]

  • Jay McGraw's Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies

    Jay McGraw's Life Strategies for Dealing with Bullies

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Jay McGraw
    Duration: 02:49:00

    Every day, Danny does something to frighten Craig.... Craig is smaller and far too scared to tell even his parents, let alone his teachers. He is miserable. And every day, Danny tries harder to make it worse. On the internet, on playgrorounds, and in schoohoohools across the country, thousa ... [ more ]

  • Abortion and Euthanasia

    Abortion and Euthanasia

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Social Science
    Author: Dr. David James
    Duration: 03:01:00

    British and American common law traditionally prohibited abortion only after quickening (when the mother feels fetal movements). But after the U.S. Civil War, states began absolutely prohibiting abortion, based primarily on medical concerns. Then in 1973, U.S. abortion law was dramatically changed b ... [ more ]

  • Mirage

    Mirage

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Nina Burleigh
    Duration: 10:27:00

    Little more than two hundred years ago, only the most reckless or eccentric Europeans had dared traverse the unmapped territory of the modern-day Middle East. Its history and peoples were the subject of much myth and speculation–and no region aroused greater interest than Egypt. It was n ... [ more ]

  • One Month to Live

    One Month to Live

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction
    Author: Kerry Shook, Chris Shook
    Duration: 07:17:00

    Are you suffering from someday syndrome–always waiting for someday when your schedule calms down, your finances improve, or your kids grow up so you can begin to live the life you've always dreamed of? Consider how your perspective would change if you found out you had just thirty days to live ... [ more ]

  • Descent into Chaos

    Descent into Chaos

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Ahmed Rashid
    Duration: 19:14:00

    Ahmed Rashid is the voice of reason amid the chaos of Central Asia today. His unique knowledge of this complex, war-torn region gives him a panoramic vision and grasp of nuance that no Western writer can emulate. In Descent Into Chaos, Rashid reviews the regional conditions since 9/11 and the catast ... [ more ]

  • I, Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

    I, Spy: How to Be Your Own Private Investigator

    Genre: NonFiction,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Instructional & How To
    Author: Daniel Ribacoff
    Duration: 05:16:09

    Have you ever wanted to be your own private eye? Have you ever wanted to track down long-lost relatives or people who've scammed you? Have you ever wanted to know if your kids really are where they say they are? Or if your significant other is cheating on you? Or how to locate assets in order to col ... [ more ]

  • Step Across This Line

    Step Across This Line

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Salman Rushdie
    Duration: 07:05:00

    Best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie offers incisive, often humorous takes on literature, culture and world events in this New York Times Notable Book. In these stimulating pieces, Rushdie addresses a variety of subjects, including the death of the novel, India, soccer and the Ro ... [ more ]

  • The Girls From Ames

    The Girls From Ames

    Genre: NonFiction
    Author: Jeffrey Zaslow
    Duration: 12:36:00

    Best-selling author Jeffrey Zaslow is a Will Rogers Humanitarian Award winner and was the replacement advice columnist for Ann Landers in the Chicago Sun-Times. Here he turns his eye to a group of 11 friends who grew up in Ames, Iowa, during the 1960s, a period of unprecedented opportunity for women ... [ more ]