THE DRUG TRADE

Narcs, dealers, and danger
There is something so intriguing about the drug trade in America. Whether it's legal or illegal, big pharma or big cartel, something about it makes you cock your head and say, "No way… really?!". Journalists, historians, and psychologists are picking up on that trend as we've seen a huge jump in the prevalence of books about drugs, those who take them, and those who sell (and prescribe) them.
    • American Kingpin

    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • By: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,923
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,069
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10,038

    In 2011, a 26-year-old libertarian programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine website hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An honest portrait of DPR

    • By Victor on 05-18-17
    • The Epic Hunt for the Criminal Mastermind Behind the Silk Road
    • By: Nick Bilton
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 05-02-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10,923 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • ADHD Nation

    • Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic
    • By: Alan Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    A groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and its serious effects on children, adults, and society....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adroitly written and expertly narrated

    • By S. Yates on 06-10-17
    • Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic
    • By: Alan Schwarz
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 09-06-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 132 ratings

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Narconomics

    • How to Run a Drug Cartel
    • By: Tom Wainwright
    • Narrated by: Brian Hutchison
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,404
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,380

    What drug lords learned from big business. How does a budding cartel boss succeed (and survive) in the $300 billion illegal drug business? Find out....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, miscast narrator

    • By Felipe Alves on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Wolf Boys

    • Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel
    • By: Dan Slater
    • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 463
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456

    The story of two American teens recruited as killers for a Mexican cartel and their pursuit by a Mexican American detective who realizes the War on Drugs is unwinnable....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By pattiecakes on 09-20-16
    • Two American Teenagers and Mexico's Most Dangerous Drug Cartel
    • By: Dan Slater
    • Narrated by: Pete Simonelli
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 09-13-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 511 ratings

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Chasing the Scream

    • The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs
    • By: Johann Hari
    • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,004
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,726
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,728

    Chasing the Scream lays bare what we really have been chasing in our century of drug war - in our hunger for drugs, and in our attempt to destroy them....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • This is worth your time....

    • By Drake on 04-24-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Dreamland

    • The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
    • By: Sam Quinones
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,568
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,553

    Dreamland is a revelatory account of the corrosive threat facing America and its heartland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Truth Finally Told

    • By Perkyanne on 04-09-16
    • The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
    • By: Sam Quinones
    • Narrated by: Neil Hellegers
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 04-21-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,921 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • American Pain

    • How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America's Deadliest Drug Epidemic
    • By: John Temple
    • Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011

    American Pain chronicles the rise and fall of this game-changing pill mill and how it helped tip the nation into its current opioid crisis....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tragically fascinating

    • By Tiphanie on 03-09-16
    • How a Young Felon and His Ring of Doctors Unleashed America's Deadliest Drug Epidemic
    • By: John Temple
    • Narrated by: Charlie Thurston
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Release date: 11-03-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131 ratings

    Regular price: $27.99

    • To Die in Mexico

    • Dispatches from Inside the Drug War
    • By: John Gibler
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    To Die in Mexico tells behind-the-scenes stories that address the causes and consequences of Mexico's multibillion dollar drug trafficking business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Warning: you may finish this audiobook outraged.

    • By Susie on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Gangster Warlords

    • By: Ioan Grillo
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135

    In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps 500 body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit men to gun down 41 police officers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting Twist And Turns

    • By DAMIAN on 07-10-18

    Regular price: $19.62

    • At the Devil's Table

    • The Untold Story of the Insider Who Brought Down the Cali Cartel
    • By: William Rempel
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 11 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 333
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 301

    In this riveting and relentless nonfiction thriller, award-winning investigative reporter William C. Rempel tells the harrowing story of former Cali cartel insider Jorge Salcedo....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling

    • By Lee Chemel on 07-05-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Infiltrator

    • My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks Behind Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel
    • By: Robert Mazur
    • Narrated by: Robert Mazur
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 258

    Federal Agent Robert Mazur spent five years undercover as a money launderer to the international underworld, gaining access to the zenith of a criminal hierarchy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Play by Play

    • By Tim on 11-04-16
    • My Secret Life Inside the Dirty Banks Behind Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel
    • By: Robert Mazur
    • Narrated by: Robert Mazur
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 09-15-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 276 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • American Desperado

    • My Life - From Mafia Soldier to Cocaine Cowboy to Secret Government Asset
    • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,295
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,162
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,161

    Scrupulously documented and relentlessly propulsive, this collaboration between a bloodhound journalist and one of the most audacious criminals ever is like no other crime book you’ve ever read....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • WOW

    • By DS on 07-07-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Freeway Rick Ross

    • The Untold Autobiography
    • By: Rick Ross, Cathy Scott
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332

    This book is an intimate look at the day-to-day dealings of a drug kingpin in the heart of the ghetto. It's also the story of a boy born in poverty....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Life as a Drug Kingpin.

    • By pixledust on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Bitter Taste of Dying

    • A Memoir
    • By: Jason Smith
    • Narrated by: Paul Costanzo
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    In his first book, author Jason Smith explores the depravity and desperation required to maintain an opiate addiction so fierce, he finds himself jumping continents....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another addiction story..

    • By suzanne on 02-22-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Cook Up

    • A Crack Rock Memoir
    • By: D. Watkins
    • Narrated by: D. Watkins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    The smartest kid on his block in East Baltimore, D. was certain he would escape the life of drugs, decadence, and violence that had surrounded him since birth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very worthwhile

    • By Dr. Jeffrey Shnall on 07-08-16

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Beautiful Boy

    • A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction
    • By: David Sheff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,690
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,208
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,200

    Before meth, Sheff's son, Nic, was a varsity athlete, honor student, and award-winning journalist. After meth, he was a trembling wraith....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Been There

    • By S. Scarborough on 11-26-12
    • A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction
    • By: David Sheff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 02-23-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,690 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97