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  • The Fourth Part of the World

    The Fourth Part of the World

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World
    Author: Toby Lester
    Duration: 15:41:00

    Brimming with enthralling details, Toby Lester's The Fourth Part of the World spotlights Martin Waldseem'ller's 1507 world map and recounts the epic tale of the mariners and scholars who facilitated this watershed of Western history. 'Sprightly, engrossing, and wide-ranging. ... [ more ]

  • Superman versus The Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled The Men of Hate

    Superman versus The Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled The Men of Hate

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American
    Author: Rick Bowers
    Duration: 03:37:00

    Journalist Rick Bowers has contributed to Time, the Washington Post, and USA Today, and his fascinating Spies of Mississippi-about the spy network that tried to take down the Civil Rights Movement-earned a starred review from Booklist. Here Bowers examines how, in the late 1940s, The Adventures of S ... [ more ]

  • Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

    Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,International Issues,Political Science,Politics
    Author: Kishore Mahbubani
    Duration: 10:58:00

    The twenty-first century has seen a rise in the global middle class that brings an unprecedented convergence of interests and perceptions, cultures and values. Kishore Mahbubani is optimistic. We are creating a new global civilization. Eighty-eight percent of the world's population outside the West ... [ more ]

  • Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

    Pluto Files: The Rise and Fall of America's Favorite Planet

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
    Duration: 04:24:00

    In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union voted Pluto out of planethood. Far from the sun, tiny, and eccentric in orbit, it's a wonder Pluto has any fans. Yet during the mounting debate over Pluto's status, Americans rallied behind the extraterrestrial underdog. The year of Pluto's discov ... [ more ]

  • What Would You Do If You Had No Fear: Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots

    What Would You Do If You Had No Fear: Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots

    Genre: NonFiction,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Environment
    Author: Diane Conway
    Duration: 04:18:00

    For this book, author Diane Conway approached a police officer, a waitress, a politician, a lawyer, a cab driver, and many others, and asked them each the same question: What would you do if you had no fear? The results, chronicled in this book, were both surprising and enlightening. Her respondents ... [ more ]

  • Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

    Dinner at Mr. Jefferson's: Three Men, Five Great Wines, and the Evening That Changed America

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,United States,Politics
    Author: Charles Cerami
    Duration: 07:54:00

    Soon after the new Constitution took effect and George Washington became president, the United States was in serious danger. A bitter political rivalry between two men who had once been allies and two surging issues that inflamed the nation led to grim talk of breaking up the Republic. Then, a singl ... [ more ]

  • Numerati

    Numerati

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Stephen Baker
    Duration: 07:56:00

    Every day, we produce loads of data about ourselves simply by living in the modern world: We click web pages, flip channels, drive through automatic toll booths, shop with credit cards, and make cell phone calls. Now, in one of the greatest undertakings of the 21st century, a savvy group of mathemat ... [ more ]

  • Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Break Through: From the Death of Environmentalism to the Politics of Possibility

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment,NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Political Science,Environment
    Author: Michael Shellenberger, Ted Nordhaus
    Duration: 09:41:00

    Environmental insiders Michael Shellenberger and Ted Nordhaus argue that the environmental movement has not evolved with the times and is out of touch with modern American values. They call for a new aspirational politics that will be capable of tackling our most pressing challenges. 'The ... [ more ]

  • Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights

    Zebra Murders: A Season of Killing, Racial Madness, and Civil Rights

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Lectures,Civil Rights,History,NonFiction,Lectures,Civil Rights
    Author: Prentice Earl Saunders, Bennett Cohen
    Duration: 09:45:00

    This true-crime police procedural is the riveting story of the racially-motivated serial killings that terrorized San Francisco from 1973 to 1974 and how they were solved. Code named the Zebra Murders, the case involved a series of random violent attacks by African-American men against whites, resul ... [ more ]

  • Telecosm: How Infinite Bandwidth Will Revolutionize Our World

    Telecosm: How Infinite Bandwidth Will Revolutionize Our World

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: George Gilder
    Duration: 11:14:00

    The computer age is over. After a global run of thirty years, it has given birth to the age of the telecosm'the world enabled and defined by new communications technology. To seek the key to great wealth and to understand the bewildering ways that high tech is restructuring our lives, look not ... [ more ]

  • Wolf Called Romeo

    Wolf Called Romeo

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Memoir
    Author: Nick Jans
    Duration: 10:00:00

    No stranger to wildlife, Nick Jans had lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. But when one evening at twilight a lone black wolf ambled into view not far from his doorstep, Nick would finally come to know this mystical species-up close as never before. A Wolf Called Romeo is the remarkable s ... [ more ]

  • Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity

    Peace and Plenty: Finding Your Path to Financial Serenity

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
    Duration: 13:52:00

    When money is plentiful, this is a man's world. When money is scarce, it is a woman's world. Unearthed in a 1932 Ladies Home Journal, this quote is the call to arms that begins PEACE AND PLENTY, Sarah Ban Breathnach's answer to the world's-- and her own personal-- financial crisis. As only Ban Breat ... [ more ]

  • Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency

    Brief Against Obama: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,United States,Politics
    Author: Hugh Hewitt
    Duration: 06:59:00

    Voters can do nothing until they have the facts---the hard, cold, true facts, and that is what Hugh Hewitt provides in THE BRIEF AGAINST OBAMA: The Rise, Fall & Epic Fail of the Hope & Change Presidency. Hugh makes the case that Obama's has been a disastrous presidency, a fiasco in fact, and reveals ... [ more ]

  • Divinity of Doubt

    Divinity of Doubt

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Christianity,Judaism,Islam,Buddhism,World Religions,Atheism,Hinduism
    Author: Vincent Bugliosi
    Duration: 11:23:00

    Vincent Bugliosi turns his critical eye on both religious believers and the atheists who reflexively oppose them. Here he indicts both camps, and argues why agnosticism is the most responsible position to take with regard to such eternal questions as the existence of God. Bugliosi examines such deve ... [ more ]

  • DreamCatching: A Blue Hole Dive

    DreamCatching: A Blue Hole Dive

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Relationships,Independent,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Instructional & How To
    Author: Maria Darling
    Duration: 00:24:00

    DREAMCATCHING ' GUIDED MEDITATIONS TO HELP YOU RECONNECT WITH YOUR DREAMS, REKINDLE YOUR CONFIDENCE AND REIGNITE YOUR PASSIONS A collectable series of inspirational, meditative mind journeys, these voice-guided audio dreamscapes with music provide a combination of effortless entertainment an ... [ more ]

  • Marked for Death

    Marked for Death

    Genre: NonFiction,TrueCrime
    Author: Terry Gould
    Duration: 11:50:00

    Worldwide, nearly 75% of journalists who die on assignment are murdered for their pursuit of stories of injustice. Who are these journalists who have sacrificed literally everything for the story? Where did they find their courage? Investigative reporter Terry Gould traveled to the five most dangero ... [ more ]

  • Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights

    Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,Law,Politics,History,NonFiction,North American,Law,Politics
    Author: United States Supreme Court
    Duration: 06:58:00

    Landmark Decisions of the Supreme Court: Select Cases Pertaining to Abortion, Birth Control and Reproductive Rights contains a fully narrated audio edition of five landmark Supreme Court cases, including Griswold v. Connecticut [1965], United States v. Vuitch [1971], Eisenstadt v. Baird [1972], Roe ... [ more ]

  • Story of Classical Music

    Story of Classical Music

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 9 to 12,Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Darren Henley
    Duration: 04:30:00

    The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by singer and presenter Aled Jones. In 1200 years, classical music grew from the chanting of medieval monks through the symphonies of Beethoven and the grand operas of Wagner to the huge orc ... [ more ]

  • School of The Woods

    School of The Woods

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: William J. Long
    Duration: 05:30:00

    This is the third book in the Wood Folk series by William J. Long, where he masterfully recreates animal life studies he observed while in the woods. He writes of the secrets of animals and birds while using their lovely, Milicete Indian names, such as Meeko and Mooween. - Summary by Maggie Travers ... [ more ]

  • Prince

    Prince

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Niccolo Machiavelli
    Duration: 03:18:00

    The Prince is a political treatise by Machiavelli that is not considered to be representative of the work published during his lifetime, but is the most remembered. The theories in this book describe methods that an aspiring prince can use to acquire the throne, or an existing prince can use to main ... [ more ]