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in Non-Fiction

  • Copyright Law: Protecting Authors and Writers

    Copyright Law: Protecting Authors and Writers

    Genre: NonFiction,Law
    Author: David Ewen
    Duration: 01:04:55

    Copyright Law: Protecting Authors and Writers is based on an 11-year tour in the seven states of New York and New England that included copyright protection. The tour called the Professor Lecture Series” included copyright law for publishing, broadcasting, filming, and content creation. A long-ter ... [ more ]

  • Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

    Being a Beast: Adventures Across the Species Divide

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Life Science & Environment,Survival
    Author: Charles Foster
    Duration: 07:27:45

    A passionate naturalist explores what it's really like to be an animal, by living like them. How can we ever be sure that we really know the other? To test the limits of our ability to inhabit lives that are not our own, Charles Foster set out to know the ultimate other: the non-humans, the bea ... [ more ]

  • Today's Authors' Series: A Discussion With Tim Cockey

    Today's Authors' Series: A Discussion With Tim Cockey

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Exclusive Interviews,Literary
    Author: Tim Cockey
    Duration: 00:24:00

    Tim Cockey is the bestselling author of Backstabber, the latest in his celebrated mystery series, and the creator of the inimitable undertaker/detective Hitchcock Sewell. In this 25-minute interview, Cockey discusses a variety of subjects, including his entry into the mystery-writing world, how he ... [ more ]

  • TODAY'S AUTHORS SERIES: Michael Davis

    TODAY'S AUTHORS SERIES: Michael Davis

    Genre: Biographies,NonFiction,Exclusive Interviews,Entertainment
    Author: Michael Davis
    Duration: 00:55:00

    This hour-long interview is also available on the last CD of the audiobook Street Gang: The Complete History of Sesame Street. Hear a fascinating discussion between author, Michael Davis, and narrator Caroll Spinney, the man (and voice) behind two of America's most iconic children's characters--Big ... [ more ]

  • Rare Recording of Bertrand Russell

    Rare Recording of Bertrand Russell

    Genre: NonFiction,Exclusive Interviews,Politics
    Author: Bertrand Russell
    Duration: 00:10:00

    Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872 - February 2, 1970) was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain. Russell was a philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, prominent anti-war activist, and an outspoken opponent of nuclear weapons. In 1950, Russell wa ... [ more ]

  • Voices of Famous Polar Explorers

    Voices of Famous Polar Explorers

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival,History,NonFiction,World,Survival
    Author: Ernest Henry Shackleton, Frederick Albert Cook, Robert Edwin Peary
    Duration: 00:16:00

    Frederick Albert Cook (June 10, 1865 - August 5, 1940) was an American explorer and physician, noted for his claims of achieving the first summit of Mount McKinley in September 1906, and having reached the North Pole on April 21, 1908, which would have been a year before Robert Peary. Both claims ha ... [ more ]

  • Whale Hunters

    Whale Hunters

    Genre: NonFiction,Survival
    Author: Sebastian Junger
    Duration: 00:38:00

    This piece, which appeared in Outside magazine in 1995 and was originally recorded for Rough Water: Stories of Survival From The Sea, is about an old man, a Bequian harpooner, who uses a wooden sailboat to hunt humpback whales. The piece is an elegy of sorts--an unsentimental lament for something lo ... [ more ]

  • Physical: An American Checkup

    Physical: An American Checkup

    Genre: NonFiction,Memoirs
    Author: James McManus
    Duration: 07:45:00

    A wild ride through the dark heart of American health and health care, plus sex, drugs, and stem-cell wars. PHYSICAL is the story of a hard-living, happily married, middle-aged American (the author) who gets a three-day executive checkup at the Mayo Clinic and is thereby forced to confront his mort ... [ more ]

  • Winners are Driven: A Champion's Guide to Success in Business & Life

    Winners are Driven: A Champion's Guide to Success in Business & Life

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Bobby Unser
    Duration: 07:18:00

    Throughout his life, three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Bobby Unser has approached his racing career and personal life the same way - with a relentless drive to succeed. Talk to him today and he'll tell you, I never really retired from racing, I just retired from what I was racing. This philosophy h ... [ more ]

  • Time for Outrage: Indignez-vous!

    Time for Outrage: Indignez-vous!

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Politics,Essays and Anthologies,Political Science,Politics
    Author: Stephane Hessel
    Duration: 00:42:00

    This controversial, impassioned call-to-arms for a return to the ideals that fueled the French Resistance has sold millions of copies worldwide since its publication in France in October 2010. Rejecting the dictatorship of world financial markets and defending the social values of modern democracy, ... [ more ]

  • Man Down

    Man Down

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry,Social Science
    Author: Dan Abrams
    Duration: 02:48:00

    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, everyone is familiar with the tired cliches: women are bad drivers and are not good with money; only guys play video games and they give bad directions. Dan Abrams tackles the toughest case of his career in Man Down. Drawing on years of legal experience and research ... [ more ]

  • Underdogma

    Underdogma

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Michael Prell
    Duration: 07:31:00

    Underdogma is a new 'idea book' that shows how our love/hate relationship with power - and those who have power - shape how we look at the world. For many people, those who have less power (underdogs) can do no wrong - even when we do wrong, and those who have more power can do no right - even when ... [ more ]

  • Can Intervention Work?

    Can Intervention Work?

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Rory Stewart
    Duration: 07:21:00

    Rory Stewart and Gerald Knaus distill their remarkable firsthand experiences of political and military interventions into a potent examination of what we can and cannot achieve in a new era of 'nation building.' As they delve into the massive, military-driven efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Ba ... [ more ]

  • Clash of Cultures: Prehistory-1638

    Clash of Cultures: Prehistory-1638

    Genre: History,Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Educational,World,Children's,Ages 9 to 12,History,Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Educational,World,Children's,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: James Lincoln Collier, Christopher Collier
    Duration: 01:59:00

    History is dramatic-and the renowned, award-winning authors Christopher Collier and James Lincoln Collier demonstrate this in this compelling series aimed at young readers. Covering American history from the founding of Jamestown through present day, these volumes explore far beyond the dates and ev ... [ more ]

  • Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered

    Birds of Pandemonium: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Michele Raffin
    Duration: 06:08:00

    Eighteen years ago, Stanford MBA Michele Raffin pulled off the road to help an injured dove, a momentary impulse that ignited in her a fervent commitment to saving vulnerable bird species. Today, her suburban home plays host to Pandemonium Aviaries, one of the largest avian rescue sanctuaries and en ... [ more ]

  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,Politics
    Author: Abraham Lincoln
    Duration: 00:05:53

    While the conflict over slavery was a factor in the Civil War, the abolition of slavery did not become a stated objective until Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, which went into effect on January 1, 1863. Now, to commemorate the 150 year anniversary of the Proclamation, here is a new, una ... [ more ]

  • Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey Through a New America

    Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey Through a New America

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Social Science,Environment
    Author: Sarah Van Gelder
    Duration: 05:41:19

    Discover the Real Revolution Unfolding across America. America faces huge challenges climate change, social injustice, racist violence, economic insecurity. Journalist Sarah van Gelder suspected that there were solutions, and she went looking for them, not in the centers of power, where people are r ... [ more ]

  • Farewell the Trumpets

    Farewell the Trumpets

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World
    Author: Jan Morris
    Duration: 20:58:00

    The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris's masterly telling of the British Empire from the accession of Queen Victoria to the death of Winston Churchill. It is a towering achievement: informative, accessible, entertaining and written with all her usual bravura. This final volume charts the decline a ... [ more ]

  • Charlie's Ark - The First Collection

    Charlie's Ark - The First Collection

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Mike Payne
    Duration: 00:28:00

    Charlie's Ark is about a five year old boy and his toy-box, in the shape of an ark, in which he keeps his many animals that all come to life in his Imagination (or do they?). One never sees Charlie's face, or indeed that of his sister Sally, which adds to the air of mystery, and helps each child ide ... [ more ]

  • Charlie's Ark - The Second Collection

    Charlie's Ark - The Second Collection

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,NonFiction,Juvenile,Children's,Ages 5 and Under
    Author: Mike Payne
    Duration: 00:35:00

    Charlie's Ark is about a five year old boy and his toy-box, in the shape of an ark, in which he keeps his many animals that all come to life in his Imagination (or do they?). One never sees Charlie's face, or indeed that of his sister Sally, which adds to the air of mystery, and helps each child ide ... [ more ]