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    • Mi historia [Becoming]

    • By: Michelle Obama
    • Narrated by: Jane Santos
    • Length: 19 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    Escucha el íntimo, poderoso e inspirador libro de memorias de la exprimera dama de Estados Unidos. En sus memorias, profundamente reflexivas y cautivadoras, Michelle Obama nos invita a entrar en su mundo relatando las experiencias que han forjado su carácter, desde su infancia en la zona sur de Chicago, hasta los años que vivió en la residencia más famosa del mundo, pasando por su etapa como alta directiva, durante la que tuvo que compaginar la maternidad con la vida profesional. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this book!

    • By GLADYS H RIVERA on 12-27-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • By: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Clayborne Carson - editor
    • Narrated by: Levar Burton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 887
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 677
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 676

    He was a husband, a father, a preacher - and the preeminent leader of a movement that continues to transform America and the world. Now, in a special program commissioned and authorized by his family, here is the life and times of Martin Luther King, Jr. Featuring King's I Have a Dream Speech.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fascinating Slice of History

    • By John-Mark Stensvaag on 08-05-03

    Regular price: $24.95

    • John Adams

    • By: David McCullough
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 29 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,048
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,627
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,637

    McCullough's John Adams has the sweep and vitality of a great novel. This is history on a grand scale, an audiobook about politics, war, and social issues, but also about human nature, love, religious faith, virtue, ambition, friendship, and betrayal, and the far-reaching consequences of noble ideas. Above all, it is an enthralling, often surprising story of one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lip smacking good

    • By Randall on 08-29-16

    Regular price: $70.95

    • Fascism

    • A Warning
    • By: Madeleine Albright
    • Narrated by: Madeleine Albright
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,623
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,380
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,351

    At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many, including former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, believed that democracy had triumphed politically once and for all. Yet nearly 30 years later, the direction of history no longer seems certain. A repressive and destructive force has begun to reemerge on the global stage - sweeping across Europe, parts of Asia, and the United States - that to Albright, looks very much like fascism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Jean on 07-04-18

    Regular price: $31.95

    • 12 Strong

    • The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
    • By: Doug Stanton
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,047
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,797
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,792

    12 Strong is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following 9/11 and rode to war on horses against the Taliban. Outnumbered 40 to one, they pursued the enemy army across the mountainous Afghanistan terrain and, after a series of intense battles, captured the city of Mazar-i-Sharif. The bone-weary American soldiers were welcomed as liberators as they rode into the city. Then the action took a wholly unexpected turn.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book! But the narrator...

    • By Nate on 08-31-15
    • The Declassified True Story of the Horse Soldiers
    • By: Doug Stanton
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Release date: 12-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,047 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Chernobyl

    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • By: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 395
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 396

    On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion of a reactor at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Soviet Ukraine. Dozens died of radiation poisoning, fallout contaminated half the continent, and thousands fell ill. In Chernobyl, Serhii Plokhy draws on new sources to tell the dramatic stories of the firefighters, scientists, and soldiers who heroically extinguished the nuclear inferno. He lays bare the flaws of the Soviet nuclear industry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well Worth the Time

    • By Chris Reich on 08-09-18
    • The History of a Nuclear Catastrophe
    • By: Serhii Plokhy
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Release date: 05-15-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 422 ratings

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Church History in Plain Language

    • Fourth Edition
    • By: Bruce L. Shelley
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 21 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 879
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 776
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 766

    With more than 315,000 print copies sold, this is the story of the church for today’s listeners. Dr. Bruce Shelley makes church history come alive in this classic audiobook that has become not only the first choice of many laypeople and church leaders but the standard text in many college classrooms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • In depth and fascinating

    • By J. Pegg on 05-16-15

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Bring the War Home

    • The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
    • By: Kathleen Belew
    • Narrated by: Jo Anna Perrin
    • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out - with military precision - an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. In Bring the War Home, Kathleen Belew gives us the first full history of the movement that consolidated in the 1970s and 1980s around a potent sense of betrayal in the Vietnam War and made tragic headlines in the 1995 bombing of the Oklahoma City federal building.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Impartial, much-needed narrative history

    • By Aaron on 03-16-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Directorate S

    • The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
    • By: Steve Coll
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
    • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 719
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 647

    Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, best-selling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • All the detail you could want

    • By Louis Macareo on 03-06-18

    Regular price: $44.95

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,666
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,504
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502

    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
    • A work for posterity, not tomorrow's talking points

    • By Josh on 06-14-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Destiny of the Republic

    • A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,496
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,031
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,024

    James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. But the shot didn’t kill Garfield. The drama of what hap­pened subsequently is a powerful story of a nation in tur­moil.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Marvelous, Magnificent, Millard

    • By Mel on 02-08-12

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Square and the Tower

    • Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Elliot Hill
    • Length: 17 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 605
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 529

    Most history is hierarchical: it's about emperors, presidents, prime ministers, and field marshals. It's about states, armies, and corporations. It's about orders from on high. Even history "from below" is often about trade unions and workers' parties. But what if that's simply because hierarchical institutions create the archives that historians rely on? What if we are missing the informal, less well documented social networks that are the true sources of power and drivers of change?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Power? Does it come from hierarchies or networks?

    • By Ted on 04-25-18

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Reclaiming Israel’s History

    • Roots, Rights, and the Struggle for Peace
    • By: David Brog
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    There was a time when Israel could do no wrong in America's eyes. That time is long past, and justly so - no nation is absolutely perfect, particularly not one that is engaged in a conflict as long as the Arab-Israeli conflict. But the myth of the perfect Israel has been supplanted by a far more deleterious myth: the myth of the evil Israel. This new myth has so pervaded contemporary culture that the history of Israel - as well documented as it is - has been recast and retold to fit a false narrative of Israel as violent occupier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent summary of Israeli point if view

    • By Chaya on 08-12-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Origins of Political Order: From Prehuman Times to the French Revolution

    • By: Francis Fukuyama
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 22 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,833
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,816

    Virtually all human societies were once organized tribally, yet over time most developed new political institutions which included a central state that could keep the peace and uniform laws that applied to all citizens. Some went on to create governments that were accountable to their constituents. We take these institutions for granted, but they are absent or are unable to perform in many of today’s developing countries—with often disastrous consequences for the rest of the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Summary of Political History I've Read

    • By blah on 05-12-13

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Accidental President

    • Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World
    • By: A. J. Baime
    • Narrated by: Tony Messano
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 865
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 790
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 786

    The dramatic, pulse-pounding story of Harry Truman's first four months in office, when this unlikely president had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional

    • By Jean on 11-14-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Trump's America

    • By: Newt Gingrich
    • Narrated by: Eric Martin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 456
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 407
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 404

    No one understands the "Make America Great Again" effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. In Trump's America: The Truth About Our Nation's Great Comeback, Gingrich describes our country's tremendous turnaround under President Donald Trump's leadership - and confronts the desperate efforts by the elites in academia, the media, and the Washington establishment to undermine and distort his achievements. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great read

    • By Lupe Rangel on 07-27-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Lincoln on Leadership

    • Executive Strategies for Tough Times
    • By: Donald T. Phillips
    • Narrated by: Nelson Runger
    • Length: 6 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 641
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 457

    In this remarkable book, hailed by CEOs, politicians, coaches, and college presidents alike, Donald T. Phillips examines Lincoln's effective leadership style. As he explores the President's diverse management skills, he demonstrates how you can succeed with them in today's complex world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Essential leadership philosophy and style

    • By Christopher on 03-05-09

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Theodore Rex

    • By: Edmund Morris
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Marosz
    • Length: 25 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,027
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 855

    The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years, Theodore Rex tells the story of President Theodore Roosevelt in real time, reflecting the world as "TR" saw it. Full of cinematic detail, Theodore Rex moves with the exhilarating pace of a novel, yet it rides on a granite base of scholarship.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A man way ahead of his time

    • By Chrissie on 06-26-13

    Regular price: $39.95

    • Six Days of War

    • June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
    • By: Michael B. Oren
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 17 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,102

    In Israel and the West, it is called the Six Day War. In the Arab world, it is known as the June War or, simply, as "the Setback". Never has a conflict so short, unforeseen, and largely unwanted by both sides so transformed the world. The Yom Kippur War, the war in Lebanon, the Camp David accords, the controversy over Jerusalem and Jewish settlements in the West Bank, the intifada, and the rise of Palestinian terror are all part of the outcome of those six days.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really 2 Books in One . . .

    • By Tim on 04-05-06

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon

    • By: Suzanne M. Desan, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Suzanne M. Desan
    • Length: 24 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,119

    The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in 1789 and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in 1814 is an astonishing period in world history. This era shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society - not just for France, but for all of Europe. An account of the events alone reads like something out of a thrilling novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a great balance of the big picture and detail

    • By Monte Johnston on 09-17-13

    Regular price: $52.95

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