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    • American Carnage

    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • By: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
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      5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The 2016 election was a watershed for the United States. But, as Tim Alberta explains in American Carnage, to understand Trump’s victory is to view him not as the creator of this era of polarization and bruising partisanship, but rather as its most manifest consequence. American Carnage is the story of a president’s rise based on a country’s evolution and a party’s collapse. As George W. Bush left office with record-low approval ratings and Barack Obama led a Democratic takeover of Washington, Republicans faced a moment of reckoning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting

    • By Pam on 07-19-19
    • On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
    • By: Tim Alberta
    • Narrated by: Jason Culp
    • Length: 26 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 07-16-19
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 32 ratings

    Regular price: $55.90

    • Three Women

    • By: Lisa Taddeo
    • Narrated by: Tara Lynne Barr, Marin Ireland, Mena Suvari, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 180

    Three Women is an astonishing work of narrative journalism - reported over eight years - about the sex lives and desires of three ordinary American women. Lina is a decade into a passionless marriage when she embarks on an affair that quickly becomes all-consuming and transforms her life. Sloane is married to a man who likes to watch her have sex with other men and women. Maggie, a high school student in North Dakota, begins a relationship with her English teacher that will have extraordinary consequences for them both - as well as the community in which they live.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shocking and sensitive

    • By Jennifer S. Leblanc on 07-13-19

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Life Will Be the Death of Me

    • ...And You Too!
    • By: Chelsea Handler
    • Narrated by: Chelsea Handler
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5,415
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4,948
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4,912

    This funny, sad, super-honest, all-true story of Chelsea Handler’s year of self-discovery features a nerdily brilliant psychiatrist, a shaman, four Chow Chows, some well-placed security cameras, various family members (living and departed), friends, assistants, and a lot of edibles.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Raw Chelsea Hander

    • By Leslie Snider on 04-14-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • 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 31,267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,168

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating (if not an outlier)

    • By KHarrang on 11-21-08

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Moment of Lift

    • How Empowering Women Changes the World
    • By: Melinda Gates
    • Narrated by: Melinda Gates
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,421
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,263
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,253

    For the last 20 years, Melinda Gates has been on a mission to find solutions for people with the most urgent needs, wherever they live. Throughout this journey, one thing has become increasingly clear to her: If you want to lift a society up, you need to stop keeping women down. In this moving and compelling audiobook, Melinda shares lessons she’s learned from the inspiring people she’s met during her work and travels around the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Metaphor for Moving Mountains

    • By Joyce on 04-23-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Talking to Strangers

    • What We Should Know About the People We Don't Know
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true? Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Unlimited Memory

    • How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and Be More Productive
    • By: Kevin Horsley
    • Narrated by: Dan Culhane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,247
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,237

    Do you ever feel like you're too busy, too stressed, or just too distracted to concentrate and get work done? In Unlimited Memory you'll learn how the world's best memory masters get themselves to concentrate at will, anytime they want. When you can easily focus and concentrate on the task at hand and store and recall useful information, you can easily double your productivity and eliminate wasted time, stress, and mistakes at work. In this book you'll find all the tools, strategies, and techniques you need to improve your memory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • required visuals defeats audio books purpose

    • By Eric C. on 07-17-17
    • How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and Be More Productive
    • By: Kevin Horsley
    • Narrated by: Dan Culhane
    • Length: 2 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 07-28-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,467 ratings

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Super Attractor

    • Methods for Manifesting a Life Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
    • By: Gabrielle Bernstein
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Ready to turn what you want into the life that you live? The number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Universe Has Your Back shows you how. In Super Attractor, Gabrielle Bernstein lays out the essential methods for manifesting a life beyond your wildest dreams. This book is a journey of remembering where your true power lies. You'll learn how to co-create the life you want. You'll accept that life can flow, that attracting is fun, and that you don't have to work so hard to get what you want.

    Regular price: $29.95

    • 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 41,151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37,010
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36,951

    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

    • White Fragility

    • Why It's so Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
    • By: Robin DiAngelo, Michael Eric Dyson - foreword
    • Narrated by: Amy Landon
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,204
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,934
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,906

    In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to understand racism as a practice not restricted to "bad people" (Claudia Rankine). Referring to the defensive moves that white people make when challenged racially, white fragility is characterized by emotions such as anger, fear, and guilt and by behaviors including argumentation and silence. These behaviors, in turn, function to reinstate white racial equilibrium and prevent meaningful cross-racial dialogue.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but...

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • America Before

    • The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization
    • By: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 17 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,007
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,001

    Stunning new archaeological discoveries in North America together with new genetic evidence have launched a revolution in our understanding of the remote past of our species and of the origins of civilization. Graham Hancock, the internationally best-selling author has been overwhelmingly vindicated by recent discoveries. America Before: The Key to Earth's Lost Civilization is a mind-dilating exploration of the mystery of ancient civilizations, amazing archaeological discoveries, and profound implications for how we lead our lives today.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun to Think About

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-26-19

    Regular price: $46.89

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,967
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,139
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,097

    Yuval Noah Harari's 21 Lessons for the 21st Century is a probing and visionary investigation into today's most urgent issues as we move into the uncharted territory of the future. As technology advances faster than our understanding of it, hacking becomes a tactic of war, and the world feels more polarized than ever, Harari addresses the challenge of navigating life in the face of constant and disorienting change and raises the important questions we need to ask ourselves in order to survive. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good stuff, but mostly repeats

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $27.95

    • Homo Deus

    • A Brief History of Tomorrow
    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,764
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14,911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,789

    Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times best seller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity's future and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but...

    • By Josh on 07-14-18

    Regular price: $34.22

    • 33 Strategies of War

    • By: Robert Greene
    • Narrated by: Donald Coren
    • Length: 27 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,932
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,704
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,694

    33 Strategies of War is a comprehensive guide to the subtle social game of everyday life, informed by the most ingenious and effective military principles in war. It's the I-Ching of conflict, the contemporary companion to Sun Tzu's The Art of War, and is abundantly illustrated with examples from history, including the folly and genius of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher, Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, movie moguls to samurai swordsmen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for thinkers

    • By Mathew on 06-17-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Quiet

    • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    • By: Susan Cain
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,527
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,610
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,531

    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clamorous Praise for "Quiet"

    • By Joshua Kim on 06-10-12
    • The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
    • By: Susan Cain
    • Narrated by: Kathe Mazur
    • Length: 10 hrs and 39 mins
    • Release date: 01-24-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 14,527 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Shortest Way Home

    • One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future
    • By: Pete Buttigieg
    • Narrated by: Pete Buttigieg
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,871
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,649
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2,633

    Once described by The Washington Post as "the most interesting mayor you've never heard of", Pete Buttigieg, the 36-year-old Democratic mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has improbably emerged as one of the nation's most visionary politicians. First elected in 2011, Buttigieg left a successful business career to move back to his hometown, previously tagged by Newsweek as a "dying city", and transformed it into a shining model of urban reinvention. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Reveals a Person Wise & Experienced & Literate

    • By dbbks3 on 03-17-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Tipping Point

    • How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14,623
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,057
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,017

    In The Tipping Point, New Yorker writer Malcolm Gladwell looks at why major changes in society happen suddenly and unexpectedly. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a few fare-beaters and graffiti artists fuel a subway crime wave, or a satisfied customer fill the empty tables of a new restaurant. These are social epidemics, and the moment when they take off, when they reach their critical mass, is the Tipping Point.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sociology for the masses.

    • By Dean on 10-28-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Second Mountain

    • How People Move from the Prison of Self to the Joy of Commitment
    • By: David Brooks
    • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 405
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 355
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 355

    Author David Brooks explores the four commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose: to a spouse and family, to a vocation, to a philosophy or faith, and to a community. Our personal fulfillment depends on how well we choose and execute these commitments. Brooks looks at a range of people who have lived joyous, committed lives, and who have embraced the necessity and beauty of dependence. He gathers their wisdom on how to choose a partner, how to pick a vocation, how to live out a philosophy, and how we can begin to integrate our commitments into one overriding purpose.  

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Pursue meaning, reject hyper-individualism

    • By Adam Shields on 05-07-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Blink

    • The Power of Thinking Without Thinking
    • By: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17,665
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,189
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,157

    In his landmark best seller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant, in the blink of an eye, that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting read with contradictory messages

    • By Danny on 04-21-05

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Just Mercy

    • A Story of Justice and Redemption
    • By: Bryan Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Bryan Stevenson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,495
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,685
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7,648

    Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn’t commit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Made me question justice, peers and myself.

    • By Kristy VL on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $28.00

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