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  • The Night of the Gun: A Reporter Investigates the Darkest Story of His Life - His Own

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By David Carr
    • Narrated By Charles Leggett
    Overall
    (171)
    Performance
    (81)
    Story
    (80)

    In The Night of the Gun, David Carr redefines memoir with the revelatory story of his years as an addict and chronicles his journey from crack-house regular to regular columnist for The New York Times. Built on 60 videotaped interviews, legal and medical records, and three years of reporting, The Night of the Gun is a ferocious tale that uses the tools of journalism to fact-check the past.

    Herbert says: "Night of the Gun"
  • The Man Who Loved China

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Simon Winchester
    • Narrated By Simon Winchester
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (330)
    Performance
    (132)
    Story
    (133)

    In sumptuous and illuminating detail Simon Winchester chronicles the extraordinary story of Joseph Needham, the brilliant Cambridge scientist who turned his eccentric genius on the study of China.

    David Ewing says: "Great for Winchester Fans"
  • Thin Is the New Happy

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Valerie Frankel
    • Narrated By Marie Caliendo
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (38)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (9)

    Like so many women in today's society, Valerie Frankel's world was dictated by her weight, from starvation and binge eating to her self-loathing and total preoccupation with her weight. Not wanting to pass this legacy on to her own daughters, Valerie set out to cleanse herself of these painful and damaging cycles.

    Suzanne says: "I liked this book"
  • Rock On: An Office Power Ballad

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Dan Kennedy
    • Narrated By Dan Kennedy
    Overall
    (60)
    Performance
    (21)
    Story
    (21)

    In his outrageous memoir, McSweeney's contributor Kennedy chronicles his misadventures at a major record label. Whether he's directing a gangsta rapper's commercial or battling his punk roots to create an ad campaign celebrating the love songs of Phil Collins, Kennedy's in way over his head. And from the looks of those sitting around the boardroom, he's not alone.

    Marwan Y says: "Very enjoyable"
  • Up Till Now: The Autobiography

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By William Shatner, David Fisher
    • Narrated By William Shatner
    Overall
    (435)
    Performance
    (111)
    Story
    (109)

    After almost 60 years as an actor, William Shatner has become one of the most beloved entertainers in the world. It seems that Shatner is everywhere, and he was recently elected to the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame. In this touching and funny autobiography, he reveals the man behind his career, and explains how he's become the worldwide star and experienced actor he is today.

    William says: "Very enjoyable"
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