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    • I'll Be Gone in the Dark

    • One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
    • By: Michelle McNamara
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman, Gillian Flynn, Patton Oswalt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,542
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,507

    A masterful true crime account of the Golden State Killer - the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California for over a decade - from Michelle McNamara, the gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A haunting masterpiece

    • By Kat - Audible on 03-02-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Bad Blood

    • Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    • By: John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,228
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,104
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,094

    In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the female Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup "unicorn" promised to revolutionize the medical industry with a machine that would make blood testing significantly faster and easier. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes' worth at an estimated $4.7 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn't work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extreme retaliation against former employees

    • By Greeny on 05-29-18
    • Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup
    • By: John Carreyrou
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Release date: 05-21-18
    • 5 out of 5 stars 1,228 ratings

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Power of Myth: Programs 1-6

    • By: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,648
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,130

    An exhilarating journey into the mind and spirit of a remarkable man, a legendary teacher, and a masterful storyteller, conducted by TV journalist Bill Moyers for their acclaimed PBS series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A series that changed my life

    • By Lucas on 10-03-09

    Regular price: $25.87

    • Mafia Prince

    • Inside America's Most Violent Crime Family and the Bloody Fall of La Cosa Nostra
    • By: Phillip Leonetti, Scott Burnstein, Christopher Graziano
    • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
    • Length: 11 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 452
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 410
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407

    Mafia Prince is the first-person account of one of the most violent eras in Mafia history - "Little" Nicky Scarfo’s reign as boss of the Philly family in the 1980s - written by Scarfo’s underboss and nephew, "Crazy" Phil Leonetti. The youngest-ever underboss at the age of 31, Leonetti was at the crux of the violent downfall of the traditional American Mafia in the 1980s when he infiltrated Atlantic City after gambling was legalized, and later turned state’s evidence against his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Guilty pleasure.

    • By Nurture Learners and Able Observers on 03-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Sun Does Shine

    • Oprah's Book Club Summer 2018 Selection
    • By: Anthony Ray Hinton, Lara Love Hardin, Bryan Stevenson - foreword
    • Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson - foreword, Kevin R. Free
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 358
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 331
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 329

    In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only 29 years old, Hinton knew that it was a case of mistaken identity and believed that the truth would prove his innocence and ultimately set him free. But with an incompetent defense attorney and a different system of justice for a poor black man in the South, Hinton was sentenced to death by electrocution. He spent his first three years on Death Row at Holman State Prison in despairing silence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinary Man

    • By APD on 05-18-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Soul of America

    • The Battle for Our Better Angels
    • By: Jon Meacham
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders, Jon Meacham
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 575
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517

    Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the “better angels of our nature” have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Lincoln and other presidents, including Ulysses S. Grant, Theodore Roosevelt, and LBJ, and illuminating the courage of influential citizen activists and civil rights pioneers, Meacham brings vividly to life turning points in American history. Each of these dramatic hours have been shaped by the contest to lead the country to look forward rather than back, to assert hope over fear - a struggle that continues even now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • more hopeful than ever.

    • By Armand Angelina on 05-14-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The World as It Is

    • A Memoir of the Obama White House
    • By: Ben Rhodes
    • Narrated by: Ben Rhodes, Mark Deakins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 123

    For nearly 10 years, Ben Rhodes saw almost everything that happened at the center of the Obama administration - first as a speechwriter, then as deputy national security advisor, and finally as a multipurpose aide and close collaborator. He started every morning in the Oval Office with the President’s Daily Brief, traveled the world with Obama, and was at the center of some of the most consequential and controversial moments of the presidency. Now, he tells the full story of his partnership with a man who also happened to be a historic president of the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An immersive read; a thoughtful book; a tribute to

    • By Jonathan Callies on 06-06-18

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Molly's Game

    • From Hollywood’s Elite, to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
    • By: Molly Bloom
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,146

    In the late 2000s, Molly Bloom, a twenty something petite brunette from Loveland Colorado, ran the highest stakes, most exclusive poker game Hollywood had ever seen - she was its mistress, its lion tamer, its agent, and its oxygen. Everyone wanted in, few were invited to play. Hundreds of millions of dollars were won and lost at her table. Molly's game became the game for those in the know - celebrities, business moguls, and millionaires.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great book. Zero payoff. *Semi-Spoilers*

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-01-16
    • From Hollywood’s Elite, to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker
    • By: Molly Bloom
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Release date: 06-24-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,257 ratings

    Regular price: $25.09

    • 48 Laws of Power

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Richard Poe
    • Length: 23 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,603
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,790
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,748

    Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 well-explicated laws. This bold volume outlines the laws of power in their unvarnished essence, synthesizing the philosophies of Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, and other infamous strategists. The 48 Laws of Power will fascinate any listener interested in gaining, observing, or defending against ultimate control.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You don't have to be a psychopath to like this.

    • By Gaggleframpf on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Factfulness

    • Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
    • By: Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling
    • Narrated by: Richard Harries
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 565
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 563

    Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of carrying only opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends - what percentage of the world's population live in poverty; why the world's population is increasing; how many girls finish school - we systematically get the answers wrong. In Factfulness, professor of international health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two longtime collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Really simple, Really Slow

    • By Tintin on 04-08-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Unbelievable

    • My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History
    • By: Katy Tur
    • Narrated by: Katy Tur
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,190
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,998

    The NBC journalist who covered - and took fire from - Donald Trump on the campaign trail offers an inside look at the most shocking presidential election in American history. Intriguing, disturbing, and powerful, Unbelievable is an unprecedented eyewitness account of the 2016 election from an intelligent, dedicated journalist at the center of it - a thoughtful historical record that offers eye-opening insights and details on our political process, the media, and the mercurial 45th president of the United States.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ENLIGHTENING WITH MUCH HUMOR -LIKE YOU WERE THERE

    • By v2o777 on 09-18-17
    • My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History
    • By: Katy Tur
    • Narrated by: Katy Tur
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 09-12-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,190 ratings

    Regular price: $25.09

    • The Next Pandemic

    • On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers
    • By: Ali Khan, William Patrick
    • Narrated by: Ben Sullivan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137

    An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases - and the panic and corruption that make them worse. The Next Pandemic is a firsthand account of disasters like anthrax, bird flu, and others - and how we could do more to prevent their return. It is both a gripping story of our brushes with fate and an urgent lesson on how we can keep ourselves safe from the inevitable next pandemic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many Outstanding Stories about Many Scary Microbes

    • By aaron on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Killers of the Flower Moon

    • The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
    • By: David Grann
    • Narrated by: Will Patton, Ann Marie Lee, Danny Campbell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,804
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,345
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,331

    In the 1920s the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma. After oil was discovered beneath their land, they rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. The family of an Osage woman, Mollie Burkhart, became a prime target. Her relatives were shot and poisoned. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An outstanding story, highly recommended

    • By S. Blakely on 06-22-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Outliers

    • The Story of Success
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25,483
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,070
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18,065

    In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers" - the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high achievers different? His answer is that we pay too much attention to what successful people are like and too little attention to where they are from: that is, their culture, their family, their generation, and the idiosyncratic experiences of their upbringing.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging, but overrated

    • By Scott T. Hards on 12-13-08

    Regular price: $30.79

    • West Cork

    • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
    • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19,157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,087
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17,078

    This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • EXCELLENT.

    • By Ilia on 03-07-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • What Truth Sounds Like

    • Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America
    • By: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Narrated by: Michael Eric Dyson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 56

    This audiobook exists at the tense intersection of the conflict between politics and prophecy - of whether we embrace political resolution or moral redemption to fix our fractured racial landscape.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wakanda!

    • By Anthony on 06-09-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Killer Clown

    • The John Wayne Gacy Murders
    • By: Terry Sullivan, Peter T. Maiken
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    He was a model citizen. A hospital volunteer. And one of the most sadistic serial killers of all time. But few people could see the cruel monster beneath the colorful clown makeup that John Gacy wore to entertain children in his Chicago suburb. Few could imagine what lay buried beneath his house of horrors - until a teenage boy disappeared before Christmas in 1978, leading prosecutor Terry Sullivan on the greatest manhunt of his career.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • SCARRIEST BOOK I HAVE EVER LISTENED TO!

    • By Steve Horwitz on 12-21-17

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Hillbilly Elegy

    • A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
    • By: J. D. Vance
    • Narrated by: J. D. Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34,053
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30,645
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30,579

    Hillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis - that of white working-class Americans. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over 40 years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm but has never before been written about as searingly from the inside. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enlightening!

    • By Gotta Tellya on 09-11-16

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Member of the Family

    • My Story of Charles Manson, Life Inside His Cult, and the Darkness That Ended the Sixties
    • By: Dianne Lake, Deborah Herman
    • Narrated by: Dianne Lake
    • Length: 12 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353

    In this poignant and disturbing memoir of lost innocence, coercion, survival, and healing, Dianne Lake chronicles her years with Charles Manson, revealing for the first time how she became the youngest member of his Family and offering new insights into one of the 20th century's most notorious criminals and life as one of his "girls". While much has been written about Charles Manson, this riveting account from an actual Family member is a chilling portrait that recreates in vivid detail one of the most horrifying chapters in modern American history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dianne sets the record straight . . . Finally.

    • By Polly Poizendem on 11-18-17

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Vagina

    • A New Biography
    • By: Naomi Wolf
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 203

    When an unexpected medical crisis sends Naomi Wolf on a deeply personal journey to tease out the intersections between sexuality and creativity, she discovers, much to her own astonishment, an increasing body of scientific evidence that suggests that the vagina is not merely flesh, but an intrinsic component of the female brain - and thus has a fundamental connection to female consciousness itself.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Think you already know it all? Think again!

    • By SydSavvy on 03-09-14

    Regular price: $24.95

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