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    • The Man Who Sold America

    • Trump and the Unraveling of the American Story
    • By: Joy-Ann Reid
    • Narrated by: Joy-Ann Reid
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
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    The media star and host of MSNBC’s Am Joy - called “a heroine of the Resistance” by the New York Times - offers concrete advice and insight for dealing with the outrages of the Trump administration and offers a progressive road map to preserve and protect America’s future as a beacon of democracy. 

    Regular price: $27.37

    • Alone at Dawn

    • Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force
    • By: Dan Schilling, Lori Longfritz
    • Narrated by: Kiff VandenHeuvel, Betsy Foldes Meiman
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
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    In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,000-foot peak of a mountain in eastern Afghanistan, a fierce battle raged. Outnumbered by Al Qaeda fighters, Air Force Combat Controller John Chapman and a handful of SEALs struggled to take the summit in a desperate bid to find a lost teammate. Chapman, leading the charge, was gravely wounded in the initial assault. Believing he was dead, his SEAL leader ordered a retreat. Chapman regained consciousness, alone with the enemy closing in on three sides, beginning the most difficult and exceptional fight of his life.

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization

    • By: Samuel Gregg
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 6 hrs
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    This sharp commentary on the rise and current decline of Western Civilization touches on historical moments - including the building of early universities in the Middle Ages and the American Revolution - and figures - including Augustine, Acquinas, Edmund Burke, and Adam Smith - that exemplify the faith-reason synthesis at the heart of Western Civilization, as well as the modern villains that threaten to destroy it.

    Regular price: $18.16

    • Confirmation Bias

    • Inside Washington's War Over the Supreme Court, from Scalia's Death to Justice Kavanaugh
    • By: Carl Hulse
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Chief Washington Correspondent for the New York Times presents a richly detailed, news-breaking, and conversation-changing look at the unprecedented political fight to fill the Supreme Court seat made vacant by Antonin Scalia’s death - using it to explain the paralyzing and all but irreversible dysfunction across all three branches in the nation’s capital.

    • Inside Washington's War Over the Supreme Court, from Scalia's Death to Justice Kavanaugh
    • By: Carl Hulse
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-19
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    Regular price: $30.79

    • Big Hair and Plastic Grass

    • A Funky Ride Through Baseball and America in the Swinging '70s
    • By: Dan Epstein
    • Narrated by: Dan Epstein
    • Length: 12 hrs and 54 mins
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    The Bronx Is Burning meets Chuck Klosterman in this wild pop-culture history of baseball's most colorful and controversial decade. The Major Leagues witnessed more dramatic stories and changes in the 70s than in any other era. The American popular culture and counterculture collided head-on with the national pastime, rocking the once-conservative sport to its very foundations. For the millions of fans who grew up during this time, Big Hair and Plastic Grass serves up a delicious trip down memory lane.

    Regular price: $20.89

    • The Last Leonardo

    • The Secret Lives of the World's Most Expensive Painting
    • By: Ben Lewis
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
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    In 2017, Leonardo da Vinci’s small oil painting the Salvator Mundi was sold at auction. In the words of its discoverer, the image of Christ as savior of the world is “the rarest thing on the planet.” Its $450 million sale price also makes it the world’s most expensive painting. For two centuries, art dealers had searched in vain for the Holy Grail of art history: a portrait of Christ as the Salvator Mundi by Leonardo da Vinci. Many similar paintings of greatly varying quality had been executed by Leonardo’s assistants in the early 16th century.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Up in Arms

    • How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government, and Ignited America's Patriot Militia Movement
    • By: John Temple
    • Narrated by: Angelo Di Loreto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
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    These words, pounded out on a laptop at Cliven Bundy’s besieged Nevada ranch on April 6, 2014, ignited a new American revolution. Across the country, a certain type of citizen snapped to attention: This was the flashpoint the they’d been waiting for, a chance to help a fellow American stand up to a tyrannical and corrupt federal government. Up in Arms chronicles how an isolated clan of desert-dwelling Mormons became the guiding light - and then the outright leaders - of America’s Patriot movement. 

    • How the Bundy Family Hijacked Public Lands, Outfoxed the Federal Government, and Ignited America's Patriot Militia Movement
    • By: John Temple
    • Narrated by: Angelo Di Loreto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-19
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    Regular price: $29.99

    • Drive-Thru Dreams

    • A Journey Through the Heart of America's Fast-Food Kingdom
    • By: Adam Chandler
    • Narrated by: Adam Chandler
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
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    Most any honest person can own up to harboring at least one fast-food guilty pleasure. In Drive-Thru Dreams, Adam Chandler explores the inseparable link between fast food and American life for the past century. The dark underbelly of the industry’s largest players has long been scrutinized and gutted, characterized as impersonal, greedy, corporate, and worse. But, in unexpected ways, fast food is also deeply personal and emblematic of a larger-than-life image of America.  

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Volunteer

    • One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz
    • By: Jack Fairweather
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
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    To uncover the fate of the thousands being interred at a mysterious Nazi camp on the border of the Reich, a young Polish resistance fighter named Witold Pilecki volunteered for an audacious mission: intentionally get captured and transported to the new camp to report back on what was going on there. But gathering information was not his only task: he was to execute an attack from inside - where the Germans would least expect it. The name of the camp was Auschwitz. 

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Ghosts in the Schoolyard

    • Racism and School Closings in Chicago’s South Side
    • By: Eve L. Ewing
    • Narrated by: Lisa Reneé Pitts
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
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    Eve L. Ewing knows Chicago Public Schools from the inside: as a student, then a teacher, and now a scholar who studies them. And that perspective has shown her that public schools are not buildings full of failures - they're an integral part of their neighborhoods, at the heart of their communities, storehouses of history and memory that bring people together. Never was that role more apparent than in 2013 when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an unprecedented wave of school closings. 

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Land of Desire

    • Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture
    • By: William R. Leach
    • Narrated by: Teri Schnaubelt
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
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    This monumental work of cultural history was nominated for a National Book Award. It chronicles America's transformation, beginning in 1880, into a nation of consumers, devoted to a cult of comfort, bodily well-being, and endless acquisition. 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Palaces of Pleasure

    • From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment
    • By: Lee Jackson
    • Narrated by: Liam Gerrard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
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    The Victorians invented mass entertainment. As the 19th century's growing industrialized class acquired the funds and the free time to pursue leisure activities, their every whim was satisfied by entrepreneurs building new venues for popular amusement. Contrary to their reputation as dour, buttoned-up prudes, the Victorians reveled in these newly created "palaces of pleasure".   

    • From Music Halls to the Seaside to Football, How the Victorians Invented Mass Entertainment
    • By: Lee Jackson
    • Narrated by: Liam Gerrard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 06-25-19
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    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Man in the Glass House

    • Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century
    • By: Mark Lamster
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
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    Award-winning architectural critic and biographer Mark Lamster's The Man in the Glass House lifts the veil on Johnson's controversial and endlessly contradictory life to tell the story of a charming yet deeply flawed man. A roller-coaster tale of the perils of wealth, privilege, and ambition, this book probes the dynamics of American culture that made him so powerful and tells the story of the built environment in modern America.

    Regular price: $22.71

    • Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac

    • By: Frank Wilkeson
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
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    The memoirs of Civil War generals are some of our most common sources that we look at when learning about this tumultuous conflict. But what about the voices of the common soldier? Frank Wilkeson aimed to rectify this and reassert the importance of looking at the accounts of the men who carried the muskets, served the guns, and rode into the heat of battle. Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac is a wonderfully refreshing account of the American Civil War that takes listeners to the heart of what it would have been like to have served in the front ranks.

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    • The Other Side of War

    • With the Army of the Potomac
    • By: Katharine Prescott Wormeley
    • Narrated by: Kate Mulligan
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
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    Every memoir of the American Civil War provides us with another view of the catastrophe that changed the country forever. The Other Side of the War reveals the war as experienced by the thousands of women volunteered to work in hospitals and for the Sanitary Commission, the organization that advocated better practices and lobbied for increased supplies. Katharine Prescott Wormeley was one of those volunteers, an American nurse in the Civil War, as well as author, editor, and and one of America’s best-known translators of French language literary works.

    Regular price: $23.07

    • The Patient Assassin

    • A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge, and India's Quest for Independence
    • By: Anita Anand
    • Narrated by: Anita Anand
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
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    The dramatic true story of a celebrated young survivor of a 1919 British massacre in India and his ferocious 20-year campaign of revenge that made him a hero to hundreds of millions - and spawned a classic legend. 

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    • Hattiesburg

    • An American City In Black And White
    • By: William Sturkey
    • Narrated by: Bill Andrew Quinn
    • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
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    If you really want to understand Jim Crow - what it was and how African Americans rose up to defeat it - you should start by visiting Mobile Street in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the heart of the historic black downtown. William Sturkey introduces us to both old-timers and newcomers who arrived in search of economic opportunities promised by the railroads, sawmills, and factories of the New South. He also takes us across town and inside the homes of white Hattiesburgers to show how their lives were shaped by the changing fortunes of the Jim Crow South.  

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Reaching for the Moon

    • Short History of the Space Race
    • By: Roger D. Launius
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 7 hrs
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    Launius places American and Soviet programs on equal footing - following American aerospace engineers Wernher von Braun and Robert Gilruth, their Soviet counterparts Sergei Korolev and Valentin Glushko, and astronaut Buzz Aldrin and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov - to highlight key actions that led to various successes, failures, and ultimately the American Moon landing.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Empire of Democracy

    • The Remaking of the West Since the Cold War
    • By: Simon Reid-Henry
    • Narrated by: Elliott Fitzpatrick
    • Length: 34 hrs and 34 mins
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    A Simon & Schuster audiobook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every listener.

    Regular price: $37.79

    • Castaway

    • By: Robert Macklin
    • Narrated by: Michael Carman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
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    In 1858, 14-year-old Narcisse Pelletier sailed from Marseilles in the French trader Saint-Paul. With a cargo of Bordeaux wine, they stopped in Bombay, then Hong Kong, and from there they set sail with more than 300 Chinese prospectors bound for the goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo. Around the eastern tip of New Guinea, however, the ship became engulfed in fog, struck reefs and ran aground. 

    Regular price: $25.09

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