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  • Meaning of Everything

    Meaning of Everything

    Genre: History,NonFiction
    Author: Simon Winchester
    Duration: 07:20:16

    From the bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman, The Map That Changed the World, and Krakatoa Writing with marvelous brio, Simon Winchester first serves up a lightning history of the English language and pays homage to the great dictionary makers from Samuel Johnson to Noah W ... [ more ]

  • Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America

    Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America

    Genre: NonFiction,TrueCrime,Mystery & Thriller,NonFiction,TrueCrime,Mystery & Thriller
    Author: Les Standiford, Joe Matthews
    Duration: 09:53:00

    Before Adam Walsh there were no faces on milk cartons, no Amber Alerts, no National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, no federal databases of crimes against children, no pedophile registry. His 1981 abduction and murder'unsolved for over a quarter of a century'forever changed Amer ... [ more ]

  • Black Hole Wars: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

    Black Hole Wars: My Battle with Stephen Hawking to Make the World Safe for Quantum Mechanics

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Astronomy & Physics
    Author: Leonard Susskind
    Duration: 12:46:00

    What happens when something is sucked into a black hole? Does it disappear? Three decades ago, a young physicist named Stephen Hawking claimed that it did-and in doing so put at risk everything we know about the fundamental laws of the universe. Leonard Susskind and Gerard 't Hooft realized the ... [ more ]

  • Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals

    Genre: History,NonFiction,Philosophy,Lectures,Ethics,Law
    Author: Immanuel Kant
    Duration: 03:22:00

    Immanuel Kant's Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, first published in 1785, is an essential contribution to moral philosophy that lays out clearly and concisely the ideas and arguments, including the famous categorical imperative, that would shape Kant's later works. ... [ more ]

  • Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

    Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American Climbers' Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

    Genre: NonFiction,Survival
    Author: Greg Child
    Duration: 04:52:52

    The climbers swept up in the events of August 2000 are people little different from the rest of us. Though their climbing skills taught them a thing or two about survival, it was their individual characters and their compassion for one another that kept them alive. Like anyone who has witnessed warf ... [ more ]

  • Extreme Encounters

    Extreme Encounters

    Genre: NonFiction,Suspense,Thriller,Survival
    Author: Greg Emmanuel
    Duration: 04:43:18

    After reading The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, did you ever wonder what it s like to be struck by lightning? To run with the bulls in Pamplona? To ride the crushing swell of an avalanche? Extreme Encounters describes these adventures and 37 others with endlessly addictive you-are-there sec ... [ more ]

  • Medical Myths That Can Kill You

    Medical Myths That Can Kill You

    Genre: NonFiction,Health & Fitness,Health, Mind, Body & Soul
    Author: Nancy L. Snyderman M.D
    Duration: 04:40:00

    In this age of countless miracle cures, it's vital to separate the myths that endanger your health from the medical facts you need. FACT: Unfiltered coffee can clog your arteries. FACT: Donating blood may lower your risk of heart disease. FACT: You don't really need eight gl ... [ more ]

  • Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys, The Men of World War II

    Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys, The Men of World War II

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,European,Military
    Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
    Duration: 05:00:00

    From America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed works about that co ... [ more ]

  • Little Black Book of Connections

    Little Black Book of Connections

    Genre: Business,NonFiction,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Instructional & How To
    Author: Jeffrey Gitomer
    Duration: 03:49:35

    Everybody wants to connect, but not everybody knows how to. Connecting is all about your friendliness, your ability to engage, and your willingness to give value first. When you combine those three attributes, you will have uncovered the secret of powerful connections and rich relationships. I ... [ more ]

  • Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

    Art's Prospect: The Challenge of Tradition in an Age of Celebrity

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Roger Kimball
    Duration: 07:37:00

    In this collection of essays, art critic Roger Kimball illuminates some of the chief spiritual itineraries of modern art. He observes that most of the really invigorating action in the art world today is a quiet affair, something out of the limelight, whose relevance is measured not by the buzz it c ... [ more ]

  • Tales From My Table

    Tales From My Table

    Genre: Cooking,NonFiction,Literature,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Short Stories
    Author: Ann Tudor
    Duration: 01:15:00

    Tales from My Table is a collection of twelve true stories about food. Bittersweet, funny, and thought-provoking, the stories explore the way food influences our lives and our memories. We learn about relationships, about life, and about the thrill of eating what you love to eat and cooking what you ... [ more ]

  • War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle to Control an American Business Empire

    War at the Wall Street Journal: Inside the Struggle to Control an American Business Empire

    Genre: NonFiction,Law,Politics
    Author: Sarah Ellison
    Duration: 09:38:00

    Set in the highest echelon of the media, this saga of an American institution under siege is a bonfire of barbarians and boldface names. ... [ more ]

  • Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore

    Third Jesus: The Christ We Cannot Ignore

    Genre: Religion & Spirituality,NonFiction
    Author: Deepak Chopra
    Duration: 08:26:00

    Who is Jesus Christ? In THE THIRD JESUS, bestselling author and spiritual leader Deepak Chopra provides an answer to this question that is both a challenge to current systems of belief and a fresh perspective on what Jesus can teach us all, regardless of our religious background. There is not one Je ... [ more ]

  • Terminal Spy

    Terminal Spy

    Genre: NonFiction
    Author: Alan S. Cowell
    Duration: 14:16:00

    In a page-turning narrative that reads like a thriller, an award-winning journalist exposes the troubling truth behind the world's first act of nuclear terrorism. On November 1, 2006, Alexander Litvinenko sipped tea in London's Millennium Hotel. Hours later the Russian émigré and former i ... [ more ]

  • Marching Through Georgia

    Marching Through Georgia

    Genre: History,NonFiction,North American,Americas
    Author: Jerry Ellis
    Duration: 02:34:00

    In 1864 William Tecumseh Sherman led a throbbing, hooting, violent river of 62,000 soldiers through the heart of the American South, looting, pillaging, trailing plunder, stealing animals, and dazing civilians. The raucous swath of devastation stretched from Atlanta to the sea at Savannah and brough ... [ more ]

  • Politics of Diplomacy

    Politics of Diplomacy

    Genre: NonFiction,Politics
    Author: James A. Baker, III
    Duration: 03:08:00

    Few men have played such a critical role in the most pivotal events of the second half of the twentieth century. In this audio presentation - in his own words and his own voice - James A. Baker, III uses his unique perspective to take us inside those events and the personalities involved in them: th ... [ more ]

  • Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

    Pleasures and Sorrows of Work

    Genre: NonFiction,Philosophy,Politics
    Author: Alain de Botton
    Duration: 06:34:00

    We spend most of our waking lives at work - in occupations often chosen by our unthinking younger selves. And yet we rarely ask ourselves how we got there or what our occupations mean to us. The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work is an exploration of the joys and perils of the modern workplace, beautiful ... [ more ]

  • Keep the Change

    Keep the Change

    Genre: NonFiction,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Steve Dublanica
    Duration: 09:51:00

    Tipping is huge in America. Almost everyone leaves at least one tip every day. More than five million American workers depend on them, and we spend $66 billion on tips each year. And everyone recognizes that queasy feeling - in bars and restaurants, barbershops and beauty parlors, hotels and strip c ... [ more ]

  • Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution

    Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution

    Genre: NonFiction,Law,NonFiction,Law
    Author: Laurence Tribe, Joshua Matz
    Duration: 15:28:00

    With the Supreme Court more influential than ever, this eye-opening book tells the story of how the Roberts Court is shaking the foundation of our nation's laws From Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding Obamacare and gay marriage, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts ... [ more ]

  • Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy

    Letter and Spirit: From Written Text to Living Word in the Liturgy

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Scott Hahn
    Duration: 04:12:00

    Best-selling author Scott Hahn's works are renowned for their accessibility. Letter and Spirit follows suit, revealing the unbreakable connection between scripture and liturgy. Hahn caters to both novices and academics, including chapters defining technical terms and supporting his research wit ... [ more ]