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    • Brave Genius

    • A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
    • By: Sean B. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
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    In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives in Paris. After the German invasion and occupation of France, each joined the Resistance to help liberate the country from the Nazis and ascended to prominent, dangerous roles. After the war and through twists of circumstance, they became friends, and through their passionate determination and rare talent they emerged as leading voices of modern literature and biology, each receiving the Nobel Prize in their respective fields.

    • A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
    • By: Sean B. Carroll
    • Narrated by: Byron Wagner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 06-20-19
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    Regular price: $24.95

    • Terrorism, Betrayal, and Resilience

    • My Story of the 1998 U.S. Embassy Bombings
    • By: Prudence Bushnell
    • Narrated by: Kaci Richter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
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    On August 7, 1998, three years before President George W. Bush declared the War on Terror, the radical Islamist group al-Qaeda bombed the American embassy in Nairobi, Kenya, where Prudence Bushnell was serving as U.S. ambassador. Terrorism, Betrayal, and Resilience is her account of what happened, how it happened, and its impact 20 years later. When the bombs went off in Kenya and neighboring Tanzania that day, Congress was in recess and the White House, along with the entire country, was focused on the Monica Lewinsky scandal.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Uses of the Past in the Novels of William Faulkner

    • By: Carl Rollyson
    • Narrated by: Chiquito Joaquim Crasto
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
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    Drawing on the rich literature of historiography (including the writings of R. G. Collingwood and Herbert Butterfield), and on a wide-ranging body of scholarship on the historical novel (including discussions of Scott, Thackeray, and Conrad), Rollyson shrewdly probes Faulkner's dynamic and changing uses of the past. Also taking advantage of his own work as a biographer, Rollyson has updated, revised, and expanded his original book - extending his dialogue with recent Faulkner critics. 

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Memoirs of Gen. William T. Sherman, Volume 1

    • By: William T. (Tecumseh) Sherman
    • Narrated by: Gregg Rizzo
    • Length: 16 hrs and 10 mins
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    William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. He served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, for which he received recognition for his outstanding command of military strategy as well as criticism for the harshness of the scorched earth policies he implemented in conducting total war against the Confederate States. 

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Buzz Aldrin: The Life and Legacy of the Second Astronaut to Walk on the Moon

    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Scott Clem
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    Buzz Aldrin: The Life and Legacy of the Second Astronaut to Walk on the Moon profiles his life and chronicles the most memorable space mission in history. You will learn about Buzz Aldrin like never before.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Brooklyn: From Marshland to Greatest Borough

    • By: in60Learning
    • Narrated by: Tony Honickberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 10 mins
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    Today, Brooklyn is New York's largest and arguably most vibrant borough, with a diversity of culture and sights that draw millions of people to it everywhere. How did this borough, which was a Dutch marshland in the early 1600s, come to be the place it is today? Trace from the 1600s to modern day and explore Brooklyn's role after English takeover, during the Civil War, the monumental construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the variety of peoples who make up its demographics.  

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Vikings

    • Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and Discover Some of the Most Feared Warriors
    • By: History Compacted
    • Narrated by: KC Wayman
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
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    The Viking Age! A brief footprint in the course of history that impacted generations hundreds of years into the future. You will dive into the depths of Scandinavia to find out what made the Vikings the most feared group of people in the European Middle Ages. Experts at warfare and navigating the high seas, the Vikings were on a mission and would not let anyone stand in their way! Brutal conquerors they were, but the Vikings were no mere savages. The Vikings had a unique culture and society that spread much influence through transcontinental trade and exploration into unknown worlds.

    • Explore the Exciting History of the Viking Age and Discover Some of the Most Feared Warriors
    • By: History Compacted
    • Narrated by: KC Wayman
    • Length: 1 hr and 57 mins
    • Release date: 06-19-19
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    Regular price: $6.95

    • Aristotle: The First True Western Philosopher

    • By: in60Learning
    • Narrated by: Tony Honickberg
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    Considered by many to be the Father of Western Philosophy, the life of this great philosopher is shrouded in mystery. He would study under the renown Plato and along with Socrates is responsible for making the ideas of the late, great philosopher known to the world. Aristotle would ascribe views on science that would be held as gospel throughout the Middle Ages and his thoughts on the nature of existence continue to influence great minds today.

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    • The Iron Queen

    • A Novel of Boudica
    • By: L.D. Goffigan
    • Narrated by: Sheila Daly Payson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
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    A mesmerizing true story of a fierce iron age queen.... It's 47 CE, Britannia. Boudica, the daughter of a tribal chief, wants nothing more than to be a warrior, though duty mandates she wed and have sons for her tribe. But when the mighty Roman Empire betrays her people, she must make a choice. Avoid bloodshed for the sake of peace, or stand up to the most powerful enemy in the known world.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Final Mission: A Boy, a Pilot, and a World at War

    • By: Elizabeth Hoban, Lt. Col. Henry Supchak
    • Narrated by: Ellery Truesdell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
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    In July 1944, Lt. Henry Supchak was flying his second-to-last mission over Germany when his B-17 bomber was hit by antiaircraft fire, disabling two engines and wounding him in the thigh. He attempted to reach neutral Switzerland, but was forced instead to order his eight crewmen to bail out over Austria. He parachuted into a pasture where a shepherd boy and his aunt stared in disbelief at this “man who fell from the sky”. Almost immediately, German infantry surrounded the pilot and took him away to solitary confinement.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Before Wallis

    • Edward VIII's Other Women
    • By: Rachel Trethewey
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
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    Wallis Simpson stole the king's heart and rocked the monarchy - but she was not Edward VIII's first or only love. Before Wallis dominated his life, he adored three other women: Rosemary Leveson Gower, the girl he wanted to marry; Freda Dudley Ward, the Prince's long-term mistress; and Thelma Furness, his twice-married American lover. Each one of the three women in this book could have changed the course of history. In examining their lives and impact on the heir to the throne, Rachel Trethewey questions whether he ever really wanted to be king....

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Fires of Vesuvius

    • Pompeii Lost and Found
    • By: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
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    Destroyed by Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ruins of Pompeii offer the best evidence we have of life in the Roman Empire. But the eruptions are only part of the story. In The Fires of Vesuvius, acclaimed historian Mary Beard makes sense of the remains. She explores what kind of town it was - more like Calcutta or the Costa del Sol? - and what it can tell us about "ordinary" life there. From sex to politics, food to religion, slavery to literacy, Beard offers us the big picture even as she takes us close enough to the past to smell the bad breath....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Mountains of the Mind

    • Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: James A. Gillies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
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    Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert Macfarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has come to grip the Western imagination - and perennially draws legions of adventurers up the most perilous slopes. His story begins three centuries ago, when mountains were feared as the forbidding abodes of dragons and other mysterious beasts. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Technology Trap

    • Capital, Labor, and Power in the Age of Automation
    • By: Carl Benedikt Frey
    • Narrated by: Richard Lyddon
    • Length: 15 hrs and 31 mins
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    From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look at the history of technological progress and how it has radically shifted the distribution of economic and political power among society’s members. 

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Greek Mythology Explained

    • A Deeper Look at Classical Greek Lore and Myth
    • By: Marios Christou, David Ramenah
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
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    A fascinating take on classical Greek stories: Discover six classic Greek myths in this exciting retelling that paints both famous and lesser known characters in a whole new light. Follow the likes of Odysseus, Lamia, Bellerophon, Icarus, Medusa, and Artemis as their fates are revealed through bloody trials, gut-wrenching betrayals, sinister motives, and broken hearts.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Crimes and Cover-ups in American Politics

    • 1776-1963
    • By: Donald Jeffries, Ron Paul
    • Narrated by: Lars Mikaelson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
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    Jeffries spares no one and nothing in this explosive new book. The atrocities of Union troops during the Civil War, and Allied troops during World War II, are documented in great detail. The Nuremberg Trials are presented as the antithesis of justice. In the follow-up to his previous, bestselling book Hidden History: An Expose of Modern Crimes, Conspiracies, and Cover-Ups in American Politics, Jeffries demonstrates that crimes, corruption, and conspiracies didn't start with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Defy All the Devils

    • America's First Kidnapping for Ransom
    • By: Norman Zierold
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
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    On July 1, 1874, four-year-old Charley Ross and his older brother, Walter, were playing in front of their stately Philadelphia home when a horse-drawn carriage pulled up with two men who offered candy and fireworks if the boys would ride with them. Hours later, Walter came back, stating that they had ridden through the city until the men abandoned him in the street but kept Charley. Soon after, their father, Christian K. Ross, received a demand for $20,000 in return for his son.

    Regular price: $18.16

    • The Accident of Color

    • A Story of Race in Reconstruction
    • By: Daniel Brook
    • Narrated by: David Sadzin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 13 mins
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    In The Accident of Color, Daniel Brook journeys to 19th-century New Orleans and Charleston and introduces us to cosmopolitan residents who elude the racial categories the rest of America takes for granted. Before the Civil War, these free, openly mixed-race urbanites enjoyed some rights of citizenship and the privileges of wealth and social status. But after Emancipation, as former slaves move to assert their rights, the black-white binary that rules the rest of the nation begins to intrude.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Wonderlandscape

    • Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon
    • By: John Clayton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
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    Yellowstone is America's premier national park. Today Yellowstone is often a byword for conservation, natural beauty, and a way for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors. But it was not always this way. Wonderlandscape presents a new perspective on Yellowstone, the emotions that various natural wonders and attractions evoke, and how this explains the park's relationship to America as a whole. 

    • Yellowstone National Park and the Evolution of an American Cultural Icon
    • By: John Clayton
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 06-18-19
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    Regular price: $18.16

    • A History of Pi

    • By: Petr Beckmann
    • Narrated by: Stephen R. Thorne
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
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    The history of pi, says the author, though a small part of the history of mathematics, is nevertheless a mirror of the history of man. Petr Beckmann holds up this mirror, giving the background of the times when pi made progress - and also when it did not, because science was being stifled by militarism or religious fanaticism.

    Regular price: $17.49

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