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    • Defining Moments in Black History

    • Reading Between the Lies
    • By: Dick Gregory
    • Narrated by: James Shippy
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,719
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,510

    An engaging look at black life that offers insightful commentary on the intricate history of the African American people....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Baba Gregory is an Awesome Teacher

    • By Terrance on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $25.95

    • Accessory to War

    • The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang
    • Narrated by: Courtney B. Vance, Neil deGrasse Tyson - introduction
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 917
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 810
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 805

    In this fascinating foray into the centuries-old relationship between science and military power, acclaimed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and writer-researcher Avis Lang examine how the methods and tools of astrophysics have been enlisted in the service of war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring, educational, patriotic.

    • By Kevin on 09-17-18

    Regular price: $38.95

    • Ten Caesars

    • Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine
    • By: Barry Strauss
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Best-selling classical historian Barry Strauss tells the story of three-and-a-half centuries of the Roman Empire through the lives of 10 of the most important emperors, from Augustus to Constantine....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Roman emperors well explained

    • By Marco on 03-14-19
    • Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine
    • By: Barry Strauss
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 03-05-19
    • 4 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Color of Law

    • A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
    • By: Richard Rothstein
    • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,013
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 904
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 896

    In this groundbreaking history of the modern American metropolis, Richard Rothstein explodes the myth that America's cities came to be racially divided through de facto segregation....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Better suited to print than audio

    • By ProfGolf on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 815
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 770
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 766

    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The book is charming, entertaining and a good read

    • By Lars Andre Glendrange on 12-19-18

    Regular price: $30.62

    • The Mueller Report

    • By: The Washington Post
    • Length: 29 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The only book with exclusive analysis by the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of The Washington Post and the most complete and authoritative available....

    Regular price: $28.34

    • Fascism

    • A Warning
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,614
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,370
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,342

    From one of the most admired international leaders comes a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Jean on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • The Sixth Extinction

    • An Unnatural History
    • By: Elizabeth Kolbert
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,614
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,217

    A major audiobook about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lifts you out of the ordinary

    • By Regina on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Left of Bang

    • How the Marine Corps’ Combat Hunter Program Can Save Your Life
    • By: Patrick Van Horne, Jason A. Riley
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,093
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 979
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 967

    You walk into a restaurant and get an immediate sense that you should leave. You are about to step onto an elevator with a stranger, and something stops you....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easier to follow when read

    • By Chris Hutchinson on 04-29-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume I, Fort Sumter to Perryville

    • By: Shelby Foote
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 42 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,374
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,336

    The Civil War: A Narrative, Volume 1 begins one of the most remarkable works of history ever fashioned. All the great battles are here, of course, from Bull Run through Shiloh....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Storytelling brilliance

    • By Tad Davis on 07-17-08

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Hot Zone

    • A Terrifying True Story
    • By: Richard Preston
    • Narrated by: Richard M. Davidson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,756
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,567
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,572

    A highly infectious virus from the African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days, 90 percent of its victims are dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you love viruses and gore and non-fiction...

    • By aaron on 01-05-12

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Being a Poor Roman

    • By: Robert Garland
    • Narrated by: Robert Garland
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Put yourself into the world of Rome’s plebian class. This lecture takes you to the leaky, rat-infested housing where the urban poor suffered from disease and malnutrition....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting lecture

    • By EmilyK on 11-22-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,053
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 933
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 933

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A thought provoking read

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-09-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The Hiding Place

    • By: Corrie ten Boom, John Sherrill, Elizabeth Sherrill
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,329
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,986
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,993

    At one time, Corrie ten Boom would have laughed at the idea that she had a story to tell.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspirational

    • By Gma Cat on 09-19-12

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The History of the United States, 2nd Edition

    • By: The Great Courses, Allen C. Guelzo, Gary W. Gallagher, and others
    • Narrated by: Allen C. Guelzo, Gary W. Gallagher, Patrick N. Allitt
    • Length: 43 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,095
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,891
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,870

    While American history spans not much more than two centuries, it is filled with a wealth of leaders, wars, movements, inventions, and ideas....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Had its Ups and Downs

    • By Tommy D'Angelo on 10-01-16

    Regular price: $59.95

    • Air Apaches

    • The True Story of the 345th Bomb Group and Its Low, Fast, and Deadly Missions in World War II
    • By: Jay A. Stout
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    Air Apaches reconstructs the missions of the 345th Bomb Group in detail, with focus on the men who manned the cockpits, navigated the B-25s, dropped the bombs, serviced the planes, and helped win the war. To tell this story, Jay Stout worked closely with the group's surviving vets....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story and a Great Performance

    • By Carter L. on 02-09-19
    • The True Story of the 345th Bomb Group and Its Low, Fast, and Deadly Missions in World War II
    • By: Jay A. Stout
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 15 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 50 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Twain’s Feast

    • By: Audible Originals
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,840
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,810

     Mark Twain, beloved American writer, performer, and humorist, was a self-proclaimed glutton. With the help of a chef and some friends, Nick Offerman presents the story of Twain’s life through the lens of eight of Mark Twain’s favorite foods....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audible Recycling

    • By Greg Hill on 11-17-18

    Regular price: $8.95

    • The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

    • By: Tom Wolfe
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Tom Wolfe's classic The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, an unflinching portrait of Ken Kesey, his Merry Pranksters, LSD, and the 1960s, ushered in an era of New Journalism and defined a generation....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Had to stop listening

    • By tastipes on 03-14-19

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Barracoon

    • The Story of the Last "Black Cargo"
    • By: Zora Neale Hurston
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,558
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,412
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,405

    A major literary event: a never-before-published work from the author of the American classic Their Eyes Were Watching God that brilliantly illuminates the horror and injustices of slavery as it tells the true story of one of the last known survivors of the Atlantic slave trade....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A "must hear"

    • By D. Welch on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $20.95

    • Killing Lincoln

    • The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever
    • By: Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: Bill O'Reilly
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,518
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,567
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,575

    A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega best-selling author Bill O'Reilly....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bill O'Reilly Nailed this one

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-23-12

    Regular price: $23.95

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