Uncovered History

These audiobooks reveal the inspiring, enthralling and sometimes hidden stories behind women's progress over the generations.
    • Rise Up Women!

    • The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes
    • By: Diane Atkinson
    • Narrated by: Deryn Edwards
    • Length: 22 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    On 6 February 1918, after campaigning for over 50 years, British women were finally granted the vote. A hundred years on, it is time to reflect on the daring and painful struggle....

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Slouching Towards Bethlehem

    • By: Joan Didion
    • Narrated by: Diane Keaton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 752
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 688
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 679

    Universally acclaimed from the time it was first published in 1968, Slouching Towards Bethlehem has been admired for decades as a stylistic masterpiece....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Didion deserves better.

    • By Victoria Wright on 01-21-13

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Broad Band

    • The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet
    • By: Claire L. Evans
    • Narrated by: Claire L. Evans
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation - they've just been erased from the story. Until now....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring

    • By Jean on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Book of Madness and Cures

    • A Novel
    • By: Regina O'Melveny
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 39

    Gabriella Mondini is a rarity in 16th-century Venice: a woman who practices medicine....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not Motivated to Finish

    • By Dina on 04-19-12

    Regular price: $17.09

    • Hidden Figures

    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6,200
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,627
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,654

    The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story of a History Obscured

    • By Cynthia on 09-18-16
    • The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
    • By: Margot Lee Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Robin Miles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 6,200 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Brotopia

    • Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley
    • By: Emily Chang
    • Narrated by: Emily Chang
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    For women in tech, Silicon Valley is not a fantasy land of unicorns, virtual reality rainbows, and 3D-printed lollipops, where millions of dollars grow on trees. It's a "Brotopia," where men hold all the cards and make all the rules....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful, Infuriating, and Important

    • By Lavina K. on 02-11-18
    • Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley
    • By: Emily Chang
    • Narrated by: Emily Chang
    • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 02-06-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 236 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Rise of the Rocket Girls

    • The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars
    • By: Nathalia Holt
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 516
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 477

    The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Struggles In Space Exploration

    • By Sara on 06-11-16

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

    • By: Rebecca Skloot
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Bahni Turpin
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,570
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,484
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,521

    The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks captures the beauty and drama of scientific discovery, as well as its human consequences....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing Story

    • By Prisca on 04-30-10

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Notorious RBG

    • The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    • By: Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik
    • Narrated by: Andi Arndt
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,755
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,458
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,448

    Nearly a half century into being a feminist and legal pioneer, something funny happened to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The octogenarian won the Internet....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story about a fascinating person, however...

    • By Jessica on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $23.95

    • The Secret History of Wonder Woman

    • By: Jill Lepore
    • Narrated by: Jill Lepore
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 527
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 471
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 471

    A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origins of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story - and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narration ruined it for me

    • By Julia on 11-09-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • I Am Malala

    • How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World
    • By: Malala Yousafzai
    • Narrated by: Archie Panjabi
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,626
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,856
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,841

    When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So much more than expected...

    • By Jan on 10-10-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Educated

    • A Memoir
    • By: Tara Westover
    • Narrated by: Julia Whelan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7,141
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,579
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6,537

    An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge University....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't stop listening!

    • By W. K. Caldwell on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Life of Elizabeth I

    • By: Alison Weir
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 23 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,128

    Elizabeth I, also known as the Virgin Queen, ascended to the throne at age 25 and never married, yet ruled for 44 years and steered England into its Golden Age....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Golden Age

    • By Jean on 08-03-13

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Personal History

    • By: Katharine Graham
    • Narrated by: Carrington MacDuffie
    • Length: 30 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 213

    An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of America's most famous and admired women, Personal History is a book composed of both personal memoir and history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Life Told with Honesty, Humility, and Humor.

    • By Kalutha on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $49.00

    • Riot Days

    • By: Maria Alyokhina
    • Narrated by: Kate Lock
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • HEARTBROKEN over the performance of this title

    • By Nora Flanagan on 11-08-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Sophia

    • Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary
    • By: Anita Anand
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    In 1876, Sophia Duleep Singh was born into Indian royalty. Her father Maharajah Duleep Singh was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sophia the Suffraget

    • By Linda on 10-10-15
    • Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary
    • By: Anita Anand
    • Narrated by: Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 16 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 02-10-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 33 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Breasts

    • A Natural and Unnatural History
    • By: Florence Williams
    • Narrated by: Kate Reading
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 189
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 173

    Did you know that breast milk contains substances similar to cannabis? Or that it's sold on the Internet for 262 times the price of oil? Feted and fetishized, the breast is an evolutionary masterpiece....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Book but Overall Unsatisfying

    • By Zack on 06-21-12

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Romantic Outlaws

    • The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley
    • By: Charlotte Gordon
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Charlotte Gordon's new work is a fresh look at the lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley, who together comprise one of the most illustrious and inspiring mother-daughter pairs....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating dual biography and viewpoint on feminism...

    • By Austen Blincow on 06-16-15
    • The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley
    • By: Charlotte Gordon
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 22 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 04-28-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 132 ratings

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Marie Antoinette

    • The Journey
    • By: Antonia Fraser
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 20 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 352
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake", was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Detailed

    • By Karen on 07-19-07

    Regular price: $31.93