Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2017

    • The Power

    • By: Naomi Alderman
    • Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,978
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,748
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,741

    What would happen if women suddenly possessed a fierce new power? Find out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A necessary read

    • By Grace on 11-22-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Grant

    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 48 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4,541
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,163
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,140

    Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book (BUT WHERE IS THE PDF FILES)????

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-25-17

    Regular price: $52.50

    • Evicted

    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,934
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,646
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,642

    In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Former Property Manager

    • By Charla on 05-18-16
    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 03-01-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,934 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Janesville

    • An American Story
    • By: Amy Goldstein
    • Narrated by: Joy Osmanski
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 288
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 247

    This is the story of what happens to an industrial town in the American heartland when its factory stills - but it's not the familiar tale....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Human Portrayal of the Recession

    • By Rick Wilson on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Exit West

    • A Novel
    • By: Mohsin Hamid
    • Narrated by: Mohsin Hamid
    • Length: 4 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,832
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,684
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,674

    In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet - sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Where to Live?

    • By David on 04-04-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Five-Carat Soul

    • By: James McBride
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey, Nile Bullock, Prentice Onayemi, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53

    The stories in Five-Carat Soul - none of them ever published before - spring from the place where identity, humanity, and history converge....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listen. Just listen.

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Anything Is Possible

    • A Novel
    • By: Elizabeth Strout
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,472
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,345
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,344

    Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful & Disturbing

    • By Sara on 06-08-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Dying

    • A Memoir
    • By: Cory Taylor
    • Narrated by: Larissa Gallagher
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    As her body weakens, Cory Taylor describes the experience - the vulnerability and strength, the courage and humility, the anger and acceptance - of knowing she will soon die....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Memorable Testament To A Strong Woman

    • By Julia on 08-16-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Gentleman in Moscow

    • A Novel
    • By: Amor Towles
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,975
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 18,530
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,465

    In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant, heartfelt, inspiring

    • By Jon K. Rust on 07-24-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Sing, Unburied, Sing

    • A Novel
    • By: Jesmyn Ward
    • Narrated by: Kelvin Harrison Jr., Chris Chalk, Rutina Wesley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,710
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,506
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,499

    An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle, Sing, Unburied, Sing journeys through Mississippi's past and present....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 3.5 Stars

    • By kurdis teed on 01-09-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Coach Wooden and Me

    • Our 50-Year Friendship on and off the Court
    • By: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Narrated by: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 253

    In 1965, 18-year old Lew Alcindor played basketball for Coach John Wooden at UCLA. It was the beginning of what was to become a 50-year long relationship....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • BRAVO, Big Fella!!!

    • By Gary on 05-21-17

    Regular price: $29.65