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    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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. 

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    • Tales from the Deadball Era

    • Ty Cobb, Home Run Baker, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and the Wildest Times in Baseball History
    • By: Mark S. Halfon
    • Narrated by: Michael Butler Murray
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
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    The Deadball Era (1901-1920) is a baseball fan's dream. Hope and despair, innocence and cynicism, and levity and hostility blended then to create an air of excitement, anticipation, and concern for all who entered the confines of a major league ballpark. Cheating for the sake of victory earned respect, corrupt ballplayers fixed games with impunity, and violence plagued the sport. At the same time, endearing practices infused baseball with lightheartedness, kindness, and laughter. 

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    • 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

    • Three Sisters in Black

    • The Bizarre True Case of the Bathtub Tragedy
    • By: Norman Zierold
    • Narrated by: Gabrielle de Cuir
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
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    On November 29, 1909, police were called to a ramshackle home in East Orange, New Jersey, where they found the emaciated body of 24-year-old Oceana "Ocey" Snead facedown in the bathtub - dead of an apparent suicide by drowning. There was even a note left behind. But it would not take authorities long to discover that Ocey's death was no suicide. And Ocey's own mother and two aunts were far from the sorrowful caretakers they appeared to be.

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    • 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

    • Young Castro

    • The Making of a Revolutionary
    • By: Jonathan M. Hansen
    • Narrated by: Timothy Andrés Pabon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
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    This book will change how you think about Fidel Castro. Until now, biographers have treated Castro's life like prosecutors, scouring his past for evidence to convict a person they don't like or don't understand. This can make for bad history and unsatisfying biography. Young Castro challenges listeners to put aside the caricature of a bearded, cigar-munching, anti-American hothead to discover how Castro became the dictator who acted as a thorn in the side of US presidents for nearly half a century.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Fall of Rome

    • And the End of Civilization
    • By: Bryan Ward-Perkins
    • Narrated by: Roger Clark
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
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    In The Fall of Rome, eminent historian Bryan Ward-Perkins argues that the "peaceful" theory of Rome's "transformation" is badly in error. Indeed, he sees the fall of Rome as a time of horror and dislocation that destroyed a great civilization, throwing the inhabitants of the West back to a standard of living typical of prehistoric times. Attacking contemporary theories with relish and making use of modern archaeological evidence, he looks at both the wider explanations for the disintegration of the Roman world and also the consequences for the lives of everyday Romans.  

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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

    • 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

    • Our Man Down in Havana

    • The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel
    • By: Christopher Hull
    • Narrated by: Gildart Jackson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
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    Combining biography, history, and politics, Our Man Down in Havana investigates the real story behind Greene's fictional one. This includes his many visits to a pleasure island that became a revolutionary island, turning his chance involvement into a political commitment. Exploiting a wealth of archival material and interviews with key protagonists, Our Man Down in Havana delves into the story behind and beyond the author's prophetic Cuban tale, focusing on one slice of Greene's manic life: a single novel and its complex history.

    Regular price: $20.89

    • In Pharaoh's Army

    • Memories of the Lost War
    • By: Tobias Wolff
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
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    Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work the same uncanny eye for detail, pitiless candor, and mordant wit that made This Boy's Life a modern classic.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • George Washington: A Life in Books

    • By: Kevin J. Hayes
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
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    When it comes to the Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and Alexander Hamilton are generally considered the great minds of early America. George Washington, instead, is toasted with accolades regarding his solid common sense and strength in battle. Indeed, John Adams once snobbishly dismissed him as "too illiterate, unlearned, unread for his station and reputation." Yet Adams, as well as the majority of the men who knew Washington in his life, were unaware of his singular devotion to self-improvement.

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    • The History of the Peloponnesian War

    • By: Thucydides
    • Narrated by: Mike Rogers
    • Length: 22 hrs and 36 mins
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    The rivalry between two of the dominant city states of Ancient Greece, Athens and Sparta, erupted into a war lasting nearly 30 years and was to have a dramatic effect on the balance of power in the area. Between 431 and 404 BCE, the two cities battled it out on land and sea, aided by their alliances with neighbouring states: Athens’ Delian League vigorously opposed Sparta’s Peloponnesian League in a conflict which effectively involved the whole region. 

    Regular price: $43.96

    • Weird Radio

    • A Collection of Spy Transmissions, Unidentified Stations, and Other Mysteries of the Airwaves
    • By: Charles River Editors
    • Narrated by: Jim D. Johnston
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
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    While not dead, radio's familiarity has made it seem a bit mundane, but people shouldn’t think of it that way. In fact, the airwaves have always been a place of mystery, a battleground of competing ideologies, and a source of anonymous voices. Radio has been used to support war efforts, topple governments, communicate secretly, and even attempt to communicate with the dead. These strange stories will make this familiar medium seem a bit less familiar and far more interesting.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • 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.  

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    • The Diggers of Colditz

    • The Classic Australian POW Story About Escape from the Impossible
    • By: Jack Champ, Colin Burgess
    • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
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    Colditz Castle was Nazi Germany’s infamous "escape-proof" wartime prison, where hundreds of the most determined and resourceful Allied prisoners were sent. Despite having more guards than inmates, Australian Lieutenant Jack Champ and other prisoners tirelessly carried out their campaign to escape from the massive floodlit stronghold, by any means necessary.  

    Regular price: $18.89

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