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  • Love Dare Day by Day

    Love Dare Day by Day

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Christianity,Teaching Stories,Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Christianity,Teaching Stories
    Author: Alex Kendrick, Stephen Kendrick
    Duration: 10:16:00

    Truly loving another imperfect person is not merely a romantic feeling, but a daily decision. But what are the keys to consistently giving and receiving love? How are love and romance best experienced and expressed in the midst of life's everchanging pressures and emotions? The Love Dare Day by Day ... [ more ]

  • Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of  The Community

    Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of The Community

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,Survival
    Author: Brenda J. Child
    Duration: 06:33:00

    In this fascinating work, associate professor of American studies at the University of Minnesota and Red Lake Ojibwe Nation member Brenda J. Child spotlights the remarkable women of the Ojibwe Nation. A stunning look at a too-seldomly explored subject in history, Holding Our World Together shows how ... [ more ]

  • DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

    DNA USA: A Genetic Portrait of America

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Social Science
    Author: Bryan Sykes
    Duration: 13:26:00

    Having worked on numerous high-profile genetic investigations, including one focused on the famed Iceman of the Italian Alps, Bryan Sykes has become a premier authority on human genetics. In DNA USA, Sykes examines the unique fabric of the U.S. population-one of the world's most genetically varieg ... [ more ]

  • Ragged Edge of the World: Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands, and Indigenous People Meet

    Ragged Edge of the World: Encounters at the Frontier Where Modernity, Wildlands, and Indigenous People Meet

    Genre: NonFiction,Lectures,World Affairs,Environment
    Author: Eugene Linden
    Duration: 11:24:00

    Award-winning journalist Eugene Linden has written numerous critically acclaimed works on the environment. In The Ragged Edge of the World, Linden recounts his experiences in locales ranging from Vietnam to Antarctica, offering an intimate look at creatures and cultures struggling to adapt to globa ... [ more ]

  • Bully

    Bully

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Survival,NonFiction,Politics,Survival
    Author: Lee Hirsch, Cynthia Lowen
    Duration: 08:38:00

    From the book's prologue: After years of being swept under the rug as a natural part of growing up, bullying is finally being recognized as an epidemic and is getting the attention it deserves. By working together, parents, guardians, teachers, administrators, community members and our nation's gove ... [ more ]

  • Disappearance of Childhood

    Disappearance of Childhood

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Neil Postman
    Duration: 05:59:00

    From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in America today-and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and de ... [ more ]

  • How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

    How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,NonFiction,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science
    Author: David F. Dufty
    Duration: 07:39:00

    The stranger-than-fiction story of the ingenious creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. In December 2005, a young robotocist on his way to Google headquarters lost an overnight bag on a flight somewhere between Dallas and Las Vegas. In ... [ more ]

  • Confessions of Saint Augustine

    Confessions of Saint Augustine

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Christianity
    Author: St. Aurelius Augustinus
    Duration: 13:04:00

    This is a timeless work, completely applicable to everyone who has experienced the struggle between good and evil in his own soul. Augustine was raised by a devout Christian mother. He abandoned the Christianity in which he had been brought up, from his own account living a life of sin, including ha ... [ more ]

  • End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

    End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Political Science,Environment
    Author: Kevin Carey
    Duration: 09:59:00

    From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand. Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world’s most famous universities and high-powered technology ... [ more ]

  • All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

    All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: David Gessner
    Duration: 09:59:00

    An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it. Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, the award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts ... [ more ]

  • A Rare Recording of Carl Jung

    A Rare Recording of Carl Jung

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Classics
    Author: Carl Jung
    Duration: 00:08:00

    Hear seven minutes of a 1959 interview with Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung on the BBC program, 'Face to Face,' hosted by John Freeman. This probing interview with Jung, considered the world's greatest psychiatrist, provides a rare glimpse into his personal viewpoints and sheds insight ... [ more ]

  • Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

    Nubs: The True Story of a Mutt, a Marine & a Miracle

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under,Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under,Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Kirby Larson, Major Brian Dennis, Mary Nethery
    Duration: 00:20:00

    Nubs, an Iraqi dog of war, never had a home or a person of his own. He was the leader of a pack of wild dogs living off the land and barely surviving. But Nubs's life changed when he met Marine Major Brian Dennis. The two formed a fast friendship, made stronger by Dennis's willingness to share his m ... [ more ]

  • How Smart Students Pay for School: The Best Way to Save for College, Get the Right Loans, and Repay Debt

    How Smart Students Pay for School: The Best Way to Save for College, Get the Right Loans, and Repay Debt

    Genre: NonFiction,Education
    Author: Reyna Gobel
    Duration: 01:30:00

    Getting into college is just as hard as figuring out how to pay for it. In this original audiobook, prospective students and their parents will learn how to think like informed consumers as you make this very important-and costly-decision. National expert, Reyna Gobel, MBA, provides you with money-s ... [ more ]

  • First Three Minutes

    First Three Minutes

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Steven Weinberg
    Duration: 05:32:00

    Now updated with a major new afterword that incorporates the latest cosmological research, this classic of contemporary science writing by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains what happened when the universe began-and how we know. ... [ more ]

  • Storm: Stories of Survival from Land, Sea and Sky

    Storm: Stories of Survival from Land, Sea and Sky

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories,NonFiction,Literature,Short Stories
    Author: Jack London, Sebastian Junger, Rick Bass
    Duration: 06:33:00

    The stories in Storm tell us what happens when people find treacherous weather--or when it finds them. We are reminded of the fragility of life, the capriciousness of Nature's will, and how little we can do when both cross paths. ... [ more ]

  • Calm Performance

    Calm Performance

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Maggie Dubris
    Duration: 00:14:00

    For those who have anxiety over performing or speaking publicly, writer, performer, and clinical hypnotist Maggie Dubris uses the metaphor of a flowing river combined with suggestions for a calm center no matter what the situation. This hypnosis program is effective for allowing performances or pres ... [ more ]

  • Little Brother to the Bear

    Little Brother to the Bear

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: William J. Long
    Duration: 04:20:21

    William J. Long again introduces us to some of the Wood Folk and their stories of living based on his own observations in the woods. In this volume, Mooweesuk the Coon is called the bear's little brother because he so often resembles the big prowler in the black coat. Also included are chapters on t ... [ more ]

  • 48 Laws of Power

    48 Laws of Power

    Genre: History,NonFiction,History,NonFiction
    Author: Robert Greene
    Duration: 09:55:00

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun-Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and ... [ more ]

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Memoir
    Author: Caitlin Doughty
    Duration: 07:46:00

    Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty – a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre – took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. With an original voice that combines fearless curiosity and mordant ... [ more ]

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Twilight of the Idols

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Politics
    Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
    Duration: 04:44:00

    Of The Twilight of the Idols, Nietzsche says in Ecce Homo: “If anyone should desire to obtain a rapid sketch of how everything before my time was standing on its head, he should begin reading me in this book. That which is called ‘Idols’ on the title-page is simply the old truth that has been believ ... [ more ]