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  • Danse Macabre

    Danse Macabre

    Genre: Horror,NonFiction,Classics,Psychological
    Author: Stephen King
    Duration: 18:09:00

    The author whose boundless imagination and storytelling powers have redefined the horror genre, from 1974's Carrie to his new epic Under the Dome, reflects on the very nature of terror-what scares us and why-in films (both cheesy and choice), television and radio, and, of course, the horror novel, p ... [ more ]

  • Unorthodox

    Unorthodox

    Genre: NonFiction,Memoir
    Author: Deborah Feldman
    Duration: 10:33:00

    In this captivating memoir, Deborah Feldman takes listeners on an eye-opening journey into Orthodox Jewish culture. Raised in the suffocating world of Brooklyn's Satmar Hasidim, Feldman was told what to read and who she was allowed to talk to. Married off at 17, she suffered from anxiety and was sha ... [ more ]

  • Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level

    Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Disorders & Diseases
    Author: Sally Shaywitz, M.D.
    Duration: 14:02:00

    From one of the world's leading experts on reading and dyslexia comes the most comprehensive, up-to-date, and practical book yet to help readers-and their parents, teachers, and tutors-understand, identify, and overcome this common reading problem. A piercing and clarifying light on what we so ... [ more ]

  • Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

    Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Politics,United States,Political Science,Politics
    Author: Bryan Burrough
    Duration: 22:20:00

    Best-selling author Bryan Burrough reveals how four Texas oil tycoons transformed America. Rising from humble beginnings through hard work and shrewd dealings, they shifted the balance of power in American politics. While hobnobbing with movie stars and presidents, the Big Rich also created the lege ... [ more ]

  • Emotional Intelligence 2.0

    Emotional Intelligence 2.0

    Genre: NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,NonFiction,Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Travis Bradberry, Jean Greaves
    Duration: 04:19:00

    By now, emotional intelligence (EQ) needs little introduction - it's no secret that EQ is critical to your success. But knowing what emotional intelligence is and knowing how to use it to improve your life are two very different things. Emotional Intelligence 2.0 delivers a step-by-step progra ... [ more ]

  • Power Of Simple Prayer: How to Talk with God about Everything

    Power Of Simple Prayer: How to Talk with God about Everything

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction,Prayer & Meditation
    Author: Joyce Meyer
    Duration: 06:13:00

    Prayer transforms lives every day. But for those who pray, how many truly understand its power? In her straightforward and profound style beloved by millions worldwide, Joyce Meyer reveals the incredible force that comes through the simple act of prayer. By explaining the keys to unanswered prayers, ... [ more ]

  • Golf My Own Damn Way

    Golf My Own Damn Way

    Genre: Sports,NonFiction,Comedy,Essays & Memoirs,Golf
    Author: John Daly
    Duration: 03:04:00

    Golf My Own Damn Way is a different golf instructional book, as only John Daly can write. Funny, irreverent, and crude, this book is perfect for the everyday golfer looking to improve his or her game or nongolfers looking for a laugh. ... [ more ]

  • La Ola Latina

    La Ola Latina

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,United States
    Author: Jorge del Rayo Ramos
    Duration: 03:04:00

    En La Ola Latina el reconocido escritor y galardonado periodista Jorge Ramos explora el impresionante crecimiento de los hispanos y analiza có mo los latinos está ntransformando la economí a, la cultura y la polí tica de Estados Unidos. En los ú ltimos añ os la població n latina en Estados Unid ... [ more ]

  • Last Dive: A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths

    Last Dive: A Father and Son's Fatal Descent into the Ocean's Depths

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Bernie Chowdhury
    Duration: 16:44:25

    Chris and Chrissy Rouse, an experienced father-and-son scuba diving team, hoped to achieve widespread recognition for their outstanding but controversial diving skills. Obsessed and ambitious, they sought to solve the secrets of a mysterious, undocumented World War II German U-boat that lay under 23 ... [ more ]

  • Last River

    Last River

    Genre: NonFiction,Travel,Asia,Survival
    Author: Todd Balf
    Duration: 06:00:00

    The Last River: The Tragic Race for Shangri-la is a breathtaking account of the ill-fated October 1998 expedition of an American whitewater kayaking team who traveled deep into the Tsangpo Gorge in Tibet to run the Yarlung Tsangpo, known in paddling circles as the Everest of rivers. For Wick Walker ... [ more ]

  • Traffic

    Traffic

    Genre: NonFiction
    Author: Tom Vanderbilt
    Duration: 05:48:00

    Driving is a fact of life. We are all spending more and more time on the road, and traffic is an issue we face everyday. This audiobook will make you think about it in a whole new light. We have always had a passion for cars and driving. Now Traffic offers us an exceptionally rich understanding ... [ more ]

  • Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Tell Us About Who We Are

    Next of Kin: What Chimpanzees Tell Us About Who We Are

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment,NonFiction,Environment,NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Jane Goodall, Roger Fouts, Stephen Tuke Mills
    Duration: 04:30:00

    Roger Fouts fulfilled humankind's age-old dream of talking to animals by pioneering communication with chimpanzees through sign language. Now, in Next of Kin, Fouts tells the dramatic story of his odyssey from novice researcher to celebrity scientist and caretaker of a family of chimpanzees, to his ... [ more ]

  • Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink

    Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink

    Genre: NonFiction,Survival
    Author: Tod Olson
    Duration: 03:03:30

    LOST IN THE PACIFIC is the first book in a new narrative nonfiction series that tells the true story of a band of World War II soldiers who became stranded at sea and had to fight for survival. World War II, October 1942: a plane carrying eight Americans crashes into the middle of the Pacific Ocea ... [ more ]

  • Wrong: Why Experts (Scientists, Finance Wizards, Doctors, Relationship Gurus, Celebrity CEOs, High-Powered Consultants, Health Officials and More) Keep Failing Us---and How to Know When Not to Trust T

    Wrong: Why Experts (Scientists, Finance Wizards, Doctors, Relationship Gurus, Celebrity CEOs, High-Powered Consultants, Health Officials and More) Keep Failing Us---and How to Know When Not to Trust T

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: David H. Freedman
    Duration: 10:37:00

    An eye-opening exploration of why experts are constantly misleading us-and what we can do about it. ... [ more ]

  • Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Nullification: How to Resist Federal Tyranny in the 21st Century

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: Thomas E. Woods Jr., Ph.D.
    Duration: 08:56:00

    Thomas E. Woods, Jr., provides an eloquent defense of the politically divisive subject of nullification, a remedy used by states against unconstitutional federal power grabs. ... [ more ]

  • When Oil Peaked

    When Oil Peaked

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics,Current Affairs,Lectures,World Affairs,Politics,Environment
    Author: Kenneth Deffeyes
    Duration: 03:43:00

    Kenneth S. Deffeyes, a former researcher for Shell Oil Company, demonstrates that the peak of oil production has passed and that oil production will never be as high again. ... [ more ]

  • Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science

    Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Survival
    Author: John Fleischman
    Duration: 01:31:15

    In 1848 Vermont, railroad foreman Phineas Gage sat above a hole, preparing to blast through some granite. A 13-pound iron rod fell from his hands into the hole, triggering the explosion and sending the rod straight through Phineas' head. Thirty minutes after this terrible accident, Phineas sat on th ... [ more ]

  • Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes and Frauds

    Treasury of Deception: Liars, Misleaders, Hoodwinkers, and the Extraordinary True Stories of History's Greatest Hoaxes, Fakes and Frauds

    Genre: NonFiction,History,Politics
    Author: Michael Farquhar
    Duration: 08:29:00

    Best-selling author Michael Farquhar is a writer and editor for The Washington Post. A Treasury of Deception is a tongue-in-cheek commemoration of those who attempted to pull off the greatest scams. Conmen, tricksters, charlatans, impostors, and downright liars seeking wealth, 15 minutes of fame, or ... [ more ]

  • War of the Whales: A True Story

    War of the Whales: A True Story

    Genre: NonFiction,Environment
    Author: Joshua Horwitz
    Duration: 13:41:00

    War of the Whales tells the unlikely story of a maverick marine scientist who discovered one of the U.S. Navy's best-kept secrets: a submarine surveillance system originally designed to mimic marine mammal bio-sonar that became, ironically, an acoustic assault on an endangered species. When dozens o ... [ more ]

  • Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

    Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

    Genre: History,NonFiction,World,North American
    Author: Lee Sandlin
    Duration: 10:14:00

    Acclaimed journalist and author Lee Sandlin delivers a riveting glimpse of a dangerous and colorful place in America's historical landscape'the Mississippi River of the 19th century. Long before it was dredged into a shipping channel or romanticized into myth, the untamed Mississippi' ... [ more ]