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    The Broken Heart of America

    St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States

    Narrated by Jamie Renell ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 46 min

    A searing portrait of the racial dynamics that lie inescapably at the heart of our nation, told through the turbulent history of the city of St. Louis.From Lewis and Clark's 1804 expedition to the 2014 uprising in Ferguson, American history has been made in St. Louis. And as Walter Johnson shows in this searing book, the city exemplifies how imperialism, racism, and capitalism have persistently ... Read more

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    Good to Great

    by Jim Collins ...
    Narrated by Jim Collins ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    Built To Last, the defining management study of the nineties, showed how great companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance can be engineered into the DNA of an enterprise from the very beginning.But what about companies that are not born with great DNA? How can good companies, mediocre companies, even bad companies achieve enduring greatness? Are there those that convert ... Read more

    $31.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Less is More

    How Degrowth Will Save the World

    by Jason Hickel ...
    Narrated by Ben Crystal, Clifford Samuel ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 5 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The world has finally awoken to the reality of climate breakdown and ecological collapse. Now we must face up to its primary cause. Capitalism demands perpetual expansion, which is devastating the living world. There is only one solution that will lead to meaningful and immediate change: DEGROWTH.If we want to have a shot at halting the crisis, we need to restore the ... Read more

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    Charter Schools and Their Enemies

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Brad Sanders ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 33 min

    A leading conservative intellectual defends charter schools against the teachers' unions, politicians, and liberal educators who threaten to dismantle their success.The black-white educational achievement gap -- so much discussed for so many years -- has already been closed by black students attending New York City's charter schools. This might be expected to be welcome news. But it has been very ... Read more

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    Basic Economics, Fifth Edition

    A Common Sense Guide to the Economy

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Tom Weiner ...

    Unabridged

    23 hours 47 min

    In this fifth edition of Basic Economics, Thomas Sowell revises and updates his popular book on commonsense economics, bringing the world into clearer focus through a basic understanding of the fundamental economic principles and how they explain our lives. Drawing on lively examples from around the world and from centuries of history, Sowell explains basic economic principles for the general ... Read more

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    Freedom's Forge

    How American Business Produced Victory in World War II

    by Arthur Herman ...
    Narrated by John McDonough ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 58 min

    New York Times best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Arthur Herman pens this fascinating look at how two businessmen turned the U.S. into a military powerhouse during World War II. In 1940, FDR asked General Motors CEO William Knudsen to oversee the production of guns, tanks, and planes needed for the war. Meanwhile, industrialist Henry J. Kaiser presided over the building of "Liberty ... Read more

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    La gran apuesta

    by Michael Lewis ...
    Narrated by Raúl Arrieta ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 24 min

    La excepcional crónica del crac inmobiliario que originó la mayor crisis de los últimos 80 años.Descubre el libro en el que se ha inspirado la película que ya ha sido nominada a cinco Óscar.La gran apuesta es la excepcional crónica del crac inmobiliario que originó la mayor crisis de los últimos ochenta años. Cuando en otoño de 2008 la economía estadounidense se hundió, arrastrando tras de sí a ... Read more

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    Knowledge and Decisions

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 55 min

    This reissue of Thomas Sowell’s classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed. Sowell, one of America’s most celebrated public intellectuals, describes in concrete detail how knowledge is shared and disseminated throughout modern society. He warns that society suffers from an ever-widening gap between ... Read more

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    The World for Sale

    Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources

    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 4 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Meet the traders who supply the world with oil, metal and food - no matter how corrupt, war-torn or famine-stricken the source.'This jaw-dropping study shows how much money and global influence is concentrated in the hands of a tiny group . . . As the authors roam from oilfield to wheatfield, they reveal information so staggering you almost gasp.' SUNDAY TIMES'Fascinating ... Read more

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    Discrimination and Disparities

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 2 min

    An empirical examination of how economic and other disparities ariseEconomic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.Discrimination and Disparities ... Read more

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    The Data Detective

    Ten Easy Rules to Make Sense of Statistics

    by Tim Harford ...
    Narrated by Tim Harford ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 24 min

    From “one of the great (greatest?) contemporary popular writers on economics” (Tyler Cowen) comes a smart, lively, and encouraging rethinking of how to use statistics.**Today we think statistics are the enemy, numbers used to mislead and confuse us. That’s a mistake, Tim Harford says in The Data Detective. We shouldn’t be suspicious of statistics—we need to understand what they mean and how they ... Read more

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    Range

    Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

    by David Epstein ...
    Narrated by Will Damron ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 17 min

    **The #1 New York Times bestseller that has all America talking: as seen/heard on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Morning Joe, CBS This Morning, The Bill Simmons Podcast, Rich Roll, and more.“Fascinating. . . . If you’re a generalist who has ever felt overshadowed by your specialist colleagues, this book is for you.” —Bill Gates**“The most important business—and parenting—book of the year.” —Forbes ... Read more

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    Trading in the Zone

    Master the Market with Confidence, Discipline, and a Winning Attitude

    by Mark Douglas ...
    Narrated by Kaleo Griffith ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 57 min

    Douglas uncovers the underlying reasons for lack of consistency and helps traders overcome the ingrained mental habits that cost them money. He takes on the myths of the market and exposes them one by one teaching traders to look beyond random outcomes, to understand the true realities of risk, and to be comfortable with the "probabilities" of market movement that governs all market speculation. ... Read more

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    The Four

    The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google

    Narrated by Jonathan Todd Ross ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 32 min

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERUSA TODAY BESTSELLERAmazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google are the four most influential companies on the planet. Just about everyone thinks they know how they got there. Just about everyone is wrong.**For all that’s been written about the Four over the last two decades, no one has captured their power and staggering success as insightfully as Scott Galloway.Instead of ... Read more

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    Why Nations Fail

    The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

    Narrated by Dan Woren ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 55 min

    Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to ... Read more

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    What the Dog Saw

    And Other Adventures

    Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 49 min

    The bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia focuses on "minor geniuses" and idiosyncratic behavior to illuminate the ways all of us organize experience in this "delightful" (Bloomberg News) collection of writings from The New Yorker.What is the difference between choking and panicking? Why are there dozens of varieties of mustard-but only one variety of ketchup? What do football players teach us ... Read more

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    Debt - Updated and Expanded

    The First 5,000 Years

    by David Graeber ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 48 min

    Now in audio, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber's “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000 years, since the beginnings of the first agrarian empires, ... Read more

    $44.98 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

    The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need

    by Bill Gates ...
    Narrated by Bill Gates, Wil Wheaton ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    In this urgent, authoritative book, Bill Gates sets out a wide-ranging, practical--and accessible--plan for how the world can get to zero greenhouse gas emissions in time to avoid a climate catastrophe.Bill Gates has spent a decade investigating the causes and effects of climate change. With the help of experts in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, political science, and ... Read more

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    Mediocre

    The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America

    by Ijeoma Oluo ...
    Narrated by Ijeoma Oluo ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 1 min

    From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.What happens to a country that tells generation after generation of white men that they deserve power? What happens when success is defined by status over women and people of color, instead of by actual accomplishments?Through the last 150 years of American history ... Read more

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    This Changes Everything

    Capitalism vs. The Climate

    by Naomi Klein ...
    Narrated by Ellen Archer ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 44 min

    The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core “free market” ideology of our time, restructure the global economy, and remake our political systems.In short, either we embrace radical change ourselves or radical changes will be visited upon our physical world. The ... Read more

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    The Signal and the Noise

    Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don't

    by Nate Silver ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 21 min

    **UPDATED FOR 2020 WITH A NEW PREFACE BY NATE SILVER"One of the more momentous books of the decade." —The New York Times Book Review**Nate Silver built an innovative system for predicting baseball performance, predicted the 2008 election within a hair’s breadth, and became a national sensation as a blogger—all by the time he was thirty. He solidified his standing as the nation's foremost political ... Read more

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    The Half Has Never Been Told

    Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism

    Narrated by Ron Butler ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 47 min

    In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the ... Read more

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    Weapons of Math Destruction

    How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

    by Cathy O'Neil ...
    Narrated by Cathy O'Neil ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    **Longlisted for the National Book AwardNew York Times BestsellerA former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life — and threaten to rip apart our social fabric**We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance—are being made not ... Read more

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    Fooled by Randomness

    The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets

    Narrated by Joe Ochman ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 57 min

    Fooled by Randomness is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand. The other books in the series are The Black Swan, Antifragile, Skin in the Game, and The Bed of Procrustes.Now in a striking new hardcover edition, Fooled by Randomness is ... Read more

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