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    • Evicted

    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,101
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,095

    In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the $20 a month she has left after paying for their rundown apartment. Scott is a gentle nurse consumed by a heroin addiction. Lamar, a man with no legs and a neighborhood full of boys to look after, tries to work his way out of debt. Vanetta participates in a botched stickup after her hours are cut.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Former Property Manager

    • By Charla on 05-18-16
    • Poverty and Profit in the American City
    • By: Matthew Desmond
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 03-01-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 2,331 ratings

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Bad Men and Wicked Women

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    As a low-level enforcer in Los Angeles, Ken Swift knows danger, but nowhere does he feel it more than in his tangled romances. Divorced from one woman, in love with another, and wrestling with a strong desire to get to know a third, his life is far from perfect, and it becomes all the more complicated when his troubled daughter resurfaces. Marguax is pregnant, and when she demands $50,000 for her shotgun wedding, the tension-filled father/daughter reunion escalates into a clashing of wills and desires that spread far beyond their family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Informative

    • By Gregory on 04-22-18

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Letter from Birmingham Jail

    • By: Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 258
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 256

    April 16th, the year is 1963. Birmingham, Alabama, has had a spring of nonviolent protests known as the Birmingham Campaign, seeking to draw attention to the segregation against blacks by the city government and downtown retailers. The organizers longed to create a nonviolent tension so severe that the powers that be would be forced to address the rampant racism head on. Recently arrested was Martin Luther King, Jr.... It is there in that jail cell that he writes this letter; on the margins of a newspaper he pens this defense of nonviolence against segregation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great audio of historical document

    • By Emily on 04-28-14

    Regular price: $5.59

    • Down the River unto the Sea

    • By: Walter Mosley
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 220

    Joe King Oliver was one of the NYPD's finest investigators, until, dispatched to arrest a well-heeled car thief, he is framed for assault by his enemies within the NYPD, a charge which lands him in solitary at Rikers Island. A decade later, King is a private detective, running his agency with the help of his teenage daughter, Aja-Denise. Broken by the brutality he suffered and committed in equal measure while behind bars, his work and his daughter are the only light in his solitary life. When he receives a card in the mail from the woman who admits she was paid to frame him those years ago, King realizes that he has no choice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoughtful mystery

    • By Elese Newman on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Black Panther

    • The Young Prince
    • By: Ronald L. Smith
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    A middle grade listen based on one of Marvel's most iconic characters, Black Panther, as it tells the journey of 12-year-old T'Challa, the prince of Wakanda, and his journey to becoming a superhero for the ages. A 12-year-old boy must deal with becoming king of Wakanda and taking on the role of being the next Black Panther from his father while also learning to understand and accept the world around him, even when it is against him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Coming to America meets Harry Potter

    • By Wayne Edward Evans on 01-15-18

    Regular price: $28.00

    • American War

    • A Novel
    • By: Omar El Akkad
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,216
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,131
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,125

    Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in 2074. But even she knows that oil is outlawed, that Louisiana is half underwater, that unmanned drones fill the sky. And when her father is killed and her family is forced into Camp Patience for displaced persons, she quickly begins to be shaped by her particular time and place until, finally, through the influence of a mysterious functionary, she is turned into a deadly instrument of war.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best listen in years

    • By odin on 04-08-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Circle

    • By: Dave Eggers
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,478
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6,877
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6,891

    When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world's most powerful internet company, she feels she's been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users' personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company's modernity and activity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Terrifying look at a techno-destruction of privacy

    • By FinanceBuzz on 01-20-14

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Force

    • A Novel
    • By: Don Winslow
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,967
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,707
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,696

    All Denny Malone wants is to be a good cop. He is the "King of Manhattan North", a highly decorated NYPD detective sergeant and the real leader of "Da Force". Malone and his crew are the smartest, the toughest, the quickest, the bravest, and the baddest - an elite special unit given carte blanche to fight gangs, drugs, and guns. Every day and every night for the 18 years he's spent on the job, Malone has served on the front lines, witnessing the hurt, the dead, the victims, the perps.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Winslow continus to amaze

    • By Steve L on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Monk of Mokha

    • By: Dave Eggers
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco, one of seven siblings raised by Yemeni immigrants in a tiny apartment. At age 24, unable to pay for college, he works as a doorman. Until: a statue of an Arab raising a cup of coffee awakens something in him. He sets out to learn the rich history of coffee in Yemen and the complex art of tasting and identifying varietals. He travels to Yemen, collects samples of beans, eager to bring improved cultivation methods to the farmers. And he is on the verge of success when civil war engulfs Yemen in 2015 and he is trapped in Sana'a.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • MOVING THE NEEDLE

    • By Dog Fish on 02-20-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Dear Martin

    • By: Nic Stone
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 226

    Justyce McAllister is top of his class and set for the Ivy League - but none of that matters to the police officer who just put him in handcuffs. And despite leaving his rough neighborhood behind, he can't escape the scorn of his former peers or the ridicule of his new classmates. Justyce looks to the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for answers. But do they hold up anymore? He starts a journal to Dr. King to find out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration!

    • By Chari F. Kauffman on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Wild Seed

    • By: Octavia E. Butler
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,292
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,044
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,040

    Doro is an entity who changes bodies like clothes, killing his hosts by reflexor design. He fears no one...until he meets Anyanwu. Anyanwu is a shapeshifter who can absorb bullets and heal with a kiss and savage anyone who threatens her. Together they weave a pattern of destiny unimaginable to mortals.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The most terrible villain I've ever read about.

    • By Steven L Stringfellow on 09-03-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Finding Gideon

    • By: Eric Jerome Dickey
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 571
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 524

    As a hit man from the time he was very young, money, women, and danger have always ruled Gideon's life; but for the first time, the job is taking its toll. Neither Gideon nor the city of Buenos Aires has recovered from the mayhem caused during Gideon's last job. But before the dust has settled and the bodies have been buried, Gideon calls in backup - including the lovely Hawks, with whom Gideon has heated memories - to launch his biggest act of revenge yet...one he believes will destroy his adversary, Midnight, once and for all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • #Gideon

    • By Mr. Ponder on 04-19-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Death by Black Hole

    • And Other Cosmic Quandaries
    • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,179
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,174

    Neil deGrasse Tyson has a talent for guiding readers through the mysteries of outer space with stunning clarity and almost childlike enthusiasm. This collection of his essays from Natural History magazine explores a myriad of cosmic topics. Tyson introduces us to the physics of black holes by explaining what would happen to our bodies if we fell into one; he also examines the needless friction between science and religion, and notes Earth's status as "an insignificantly small speck in the cosmos".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great for an introduction to space and astronomy

    • By Charles on 10-01-08

    Regular price: $22.99

    • Locomotion

    • By: Jacqueline Woodson
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    When Lonnie Collins Motion was seven years old, his life changed forever. Now Lonnie is eleven and his life is about to change again. His teacher, Ms. Marcus, is showing him ways to put his jumbled feelings on paper. And suddenly, Lonnie has a whole new way to tell the world about his life, his friends, his little sister, Lili, and even his foster mom, Miss Edna, who started out crabby but isn’t so bad after all. Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson’s lyrical voice captures Lonnie’s thoughtful perspectives of the world and his determination to one day put a family together again.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Miles

    • The Autobiography
    • By: Miles Davis
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 722
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 659
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 648

    Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles Davis was one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. Here, Miles speaks out about his extraordinary life. Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. He speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it. He condemns the racism he encountered in the music business and in American society generally. And he discusses the women in his life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A man untroubled by his own contradictions

    • By Barry on 12-07-12
    • The Autobiography
    • By: Miles Davis
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 02-01-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 722 ratings

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Another Country

    • By: James Baldwin
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 16 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 267

    Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, Another Country tells the story of the suicide of jazz-musician Rufus Scott and the friends who search for an understanding of his life and death, discovering uncomfortable truths about themselves along the way. Another Country is a work that is as powerful today as it was 40 years ago - and expertly narrated by Dion Graham.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Don't Expect Sweetness and Light

    • By Barbara on 10-02-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

    • By: Ben Carson M.D., Cecil Murphey
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 772
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 675
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 690

    In 1987, Dr. Benjamin Carson gained worldwide recognition for his part in the first successful separation of Siamese twins joined at the back of the head. The extremely complex and delicate operation, five months in the planning and twenty-two hours in the execution, involved a surgical plan that Carson helped initiate. Carson pioneered again in a rare procedure known as hemispherectomy, giving children without hope a second chance at life through a daring operation in which he literally removed one half of their brain.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely inspiring!

    • By Ruth Anne on 03-13-13

    Regular price: $21.67

    • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius

    • By: Dave Eggers
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 577
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 448
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 450

    Dave Eggers scored a worldwide phenomenon with this memoir that topped national best-seller lists and has since become a staple for summer reading and book clubs. A compelling voice for Generation X, Eggers hererecounts his early 20s, caring for his younger brother after their parents’ unexpected deaths and his endeavors in a variety of media.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book not right for everyone

    • By Michael on 02-17-14

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Song Machine

    • Inside the Hit Factory
    • By: John Seabrook
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 580
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 540
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 538

    Traveling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits specialized teams composing songs in digital labs with novel techniques, and he traces the growth of these contagious hits from their origins in early '90s Sweden to their ubiquity on today's charts. Featuring the stories of artists like Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and Rihanna as well as expert songsmiths like Max Martin, Ester Dean, and Dr. Luke, The Song Machine will change the way you listen to music.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Want your music canned or in a box?

    • By tru britty on 10-08-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

    • By: Sherri Duskey Rinker
    • Narrated by: Dion Graham
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 35

    Down in the big construction site, tough trucks work with all their might. But now it's time to say goodnight! Little truck drivers will drift off to sleep to this soothing good-bye to the day.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Son loves it.

    • By Felicia Gardner on 03-25-18

    Regular price: $9.07

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