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    • Twain’s Feast

    • By: Audible Originals
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8,511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,838
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7,807

     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 New York Times: Disunion

    • Modern Historians Revisit and Reconsider the Civil War from Lincoln's Election to the Emancipation Proclamation
    • By: Ted Widmer (editor)
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Van Dyck, Mark Boyett, Kevin Pariseau
    • Length: 19 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    A major new collection of modern commentary - from scholars, historians, and Civil War buffs - on the significant events of the Civil War....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent audiobook! Love this format!

    • By BVerité on 03-17-15

    Regular price: $39.95

    • How the Words of Modern English Emerged

    • By: John McWhorter
    • Narrated by: John McWhorter
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    Starting with Celtic contributions to English vocabulary, explore the borrowings from Old Norse, French, and Latin. These have enriched English with a wealth of synonyms....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Words we use every day

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Crusades

    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,660

    The Crusades is an authoritative, accessible single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land in the Middle Ages....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Learned more from this than in the past 60 years.

    • By T. Anderson on 09-24-16
    • The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land
    • By: Thomas Asbridge
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 25 hrs and 32 mins
    • Release date: 08-16-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,818 ratings

    Regular price: $56.95

    • Skunk Works

    • A Personal Memoir of My Years of Lockheed
    • By: Ben R. Rich, Leo Janos
    • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,998
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,991

    From the development of the U-2 to the Stealth fighter, the never-before-told story behind America's high-stakes quest to dominate the skies....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nice work for a techie or aero interested

    • By Nar on 09-19-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Point of It All

    • A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors
    • By: Charles Krauthammer, Daniel Krauthammer - editor
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb, Daniel Krauthammer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 381
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 377

    Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, The Point of It All is an intimate collection of the influential columnist’s most important works. It spans the personal, political, and philosophical - including never-before-published speeches....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By robert on 12-11-18

    Regular price: $27.95

    • 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

    • Code Girls

    • The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    • By: Liza Mundy
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,773
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,620
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,612

    Recruited by the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than 10,000 women served as codebreakers during World War II....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just released, about 80% through this story

    • By Roobah Fox on 10-11-17
    • The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    • By: Liza Mundy
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 10-10-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,773 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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

    • Bonhoeffer

    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,571
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,597

    A groundbreaking biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentieth century, the man who stood up to Hitler....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Message That Needs To Be Heard

    • By Douglas on 01-28-13
    • Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy: A Righteous Gentile vs. the Third Reich
    • By: Eric Metaxas
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 22 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 08-11-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 5,449 ratings

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Russia Hoax

    • The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump
    • By: Gregg Jarrett
    • Narrated by: Charles Constant, Gregg Jarrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,935
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,723
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,708

    Gregg Jarrett reveals the story behind Hillary Clinton’s deep state collaborators in government. This audiobook reveals how persons within the FBI and the Justice Department worked improperly to help elect Hillary Clinton and defeat Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Gordon Shumard on 03-03-19

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    • By: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Garland
    • Length: 24 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,646
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,133
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,099

    The past truly comes alive as you take a series of imaginative leaps into the world of history's anonymous citizens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Tantalizing time trip

    • By Mark on 08-21-13

    Regular price: $52.95

    • Stalin

    • By: Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    • Narrated by: Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius
    • Length: 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Josef Stalin, the "Man of Steel," made himself synonymous with the state. This lecture examines obscure beginnings, his rise to power, and the cult of personality deliberately crafted around him....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Meet the Man inside the Monster

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-30-18

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Big Short

    • Inside the Doomsday Machine
    • By: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Jesse Boggs
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,166
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,880

    Michael Lewis intelligently - and humorously - explains the current economic crisis in The Big Short....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of My Favorite Analysis

    • By Michael on 11-21-13

    Regular price: $27.95

    • 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

    • John Adams

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 29 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,042
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,623
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,633

    In this powerful, epic biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lip smacking good

    • By Randall on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $70.95

    • 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

    • On Combat

    • The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
    • By: Dave Grossman, Loren W. Christensen
    • Narrated by: Dave Grossman
    • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,928
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,777
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,766

    On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle and the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, and memory....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just what I needed.

    • By Jonah on 03-21-17

    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 1,555
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,411
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,404

    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

    • Hunting LeRoux

    • The Inside Story of the DEA Takedown of a Criminal Genius and His Empire
    • By: Elaine Shannon
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    The story of Paul LeRoux, the twisted genius entrepreneur and cold-blooded killer who brought revolutionary innovation to international crime, and the exclusive inside story of how the DEA’s elite, secretive 960 Group brought him down....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Seismic Story

    • By Jaddie Dodd on 02-24-19

    Regular price: $31.95

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