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    • Griftopia

    • Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 684
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 460
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453

    The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The stunning rise, fall, and rescue of Wall Street in the bubble-and-bailout era was the coming-out party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus of American political and economic power. The grifter class - made up of the largest players in the financial industry and the politicians who do their bidding - has been growing in power for a generation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • News In America

    • By Jerome on 11-23-10
    • Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Patrick Egan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 11-02-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 684 ratings

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Insane Clown President

    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 995
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 899
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 892

    Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What Just Happened, Explained

    • By Gretchen SLP on 01-26-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Divide

    • American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,173

    Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles. Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s wealth. The rich get massively richer. No one goes to jail. In search of a solution, journalist Matt Taibbi discovered the Divide, the seam in American life where our two most troubling trends - growing wealth inequality and mass incarceration - come together, driven by a dramatic shift in American citizenship: Our basic rights are now determined by our wealth or poverty.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Capitalism and Democracy Collide

    • By Michael on 04-20-14
    • American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 04-08-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,298 ratings

    Regular price: $33.60

    • I Can't Breathe

    • A Killing on Bay Street
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    A riveting work of literary journalism that explores the infamous police killing of Eric Garner - from the New York Times best-selling author of The Divide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I had no idea!

    • By connie on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Smells Like Dead Elephants

    • Dispatches from a Rotting Empire
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: Peter Johnson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Bringing together Matt Taibbi's most incisive and hilarious work from his "Road Work" column in Rolling Stone, Smells Like Dead Elephants shines an unflinching spotlight on the corruption, dishonesty, and sheer laziness of our leaders.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Story decent but narration too fast

    • By John E Cao on 08-10-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Great Derangement

    • A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: David Slavin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi set out to describe the nature of George Bush's America in the post-9/11 era and ended up vomiting demons in an evangelical church in Texas, riding the streets of Baghdad in an American convoy to nowhere, searching for phantom fighter jets in Congress, and falling into the rabbit hole of the 9/11 Truth Movement.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed blessing

    • By Kathleen Erwin on 11-13-08
    • A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire
    • By: Matt Taibbi
    • Narrated by: David Slavin
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Release date: 08-29-08
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 155 ratings

    Regular price: $23.93