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    A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 10 min

    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy**#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie ... Read more

    $40.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    The Splendid and the Vile

    A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

    by Erik Larson ...
    Narrated by Erik Larson, John Lee ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 49 min

    The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the BlitzNAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2020 BY The Washington Post • HuffPost • The Seattle Times • Lit Hub • The Week • PopSugarOn Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Ado... ... Read more

    $25.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Rage

    by Bob Woodward ...
    Narrated by Robert Petkoff ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 10 min

    Bob Woodward’s new book, Rage, is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of new reporting on the Trump presidency facing a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest.Woodward, the #1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment the president was warned that the Covid-19 epidemic would be the biggest national security threat to ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement

    A Radical Democratic Vision

    Narrated by Lisa Reneé Pitts ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 54 min

    One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of lives. A gifted grassroots organizer, Baker shunned the spotlight in favor of vital behind-the-scenes work that helped power the black freedom ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China

    by Ezra F. Vogel ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 48 min

    Once described by Mao Zedong as a "needle inside a ball of cotton," Deng was the pragmatic yet disciplined driving force behind China's radical transformation in the late twentieth century. He confronted the damage wrought by the Cultural Revolution, dissolved Mao's cult of personality, and loosened the economic and social policies that had stunted China's growth. Obsessed with modernization and ... Read more

    $39.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Dorothy Day

    Dissenting Voice of the American Century

    Unabridged

    17 hours 5 min

    “Magisterial and glorious” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette), the first full authoritative biography of Dorothy Day—American icon, radical pacifist, Catholic convert, and advocate for the homeless—is “a vivid account of her political and religious development” (Karen Armstrong, The New York Times).After growing up in a conservative middle-class Republican household and working several years as a left-wing ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    No Ordinary Time

    Narrated by Nelson Runger ...

    Unabridged

    39 hours 15 min

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States.With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines—Eleanor and Franklin’s marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor’s life as ... Read more

    $79.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Traitor to His Class

    The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    by H. W. Brands ...
    Narrated by Mark Deakins ...

    Unabridged

    37 hours 11 min

    A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm leadership, and matchless diplomacy in saving ... Read more

    $37.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    No Friend but the Mountains

    Writing from Manus Prison

    Unabridged

    13 hours

    Winner of Australia’s richest literary award, No Friend but the Mountains is Kurdish-Iranian journalist and refugee Behrouz Boochani’s account of his detainment on Australia’s notorious Manus Island prison. Composed entirely by text message, this work represents the harrowing experience of stateless and imprisoned refugees and migrants around the world.In 2013, Kurdish-Iranian journalist Behrouz ... Read more

    $35.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Eleanor

    Narrated by Gabra Zackman ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 16 min

    New York TImes BestsellerPrizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential women.In the first single-volume cradle-to ... Read more

    $34.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Dreams from My Father

    A Story of Race and Inheritance

    by Barack Obama ...
    Narrated by Barack Obama ...

    Abridged

    7 hours 9 min

    In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town ... Read more

    $12.98 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    After the Fall

    Being American in the World We've Made

    by Ben Rhodes ...
    Narrated by Ben Rhodes ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 49 min

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama—and the author of The World as It Is—travels the globe in a deeply personal, beautifully observed quest for answers.In 2017, as Ben Rhodes was helping Barack Obama begin his next chapter, the legacy they had ... Read more

    $22.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Lincoln

    Narrated by Dick Estell ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours 21 min

    A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from humble beginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever-expanding political circles in Illinois, and finally to the presidency of a country divided by civil war. Donald goes beyond biography, illuminating ... Read more

    $34.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Heirs of the Founders

    The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants

    by H. W. Brands ...
    Narrated by Eric Jason Martin ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 55 min

    From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the future of our democracyIn the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to ... Read more

    $22.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Finding Freedom

    Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family

    Narrated by Omid Scobie ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    The first, epic and true story of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s life together, finally revealing why they****chose to pursue a more independent path and the reasons behind their unprecedented decision to step away from their royal lives**, from two top royal reporters who have been behind the scenes since the couple first met.**When news of the budding romance between a beloved English prince ... Read more

    $26.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Theodore Rex

    by Edmund Morris ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Marosz ...

    Unabridged

    25 hours 50 min

    Theodore Rexis the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken nation with his superhuman energy, charm, and political skills. He proceeded to ... Read more

    $22.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Stalin, Volume I

    Paradoxes of Power, 1878-1928

    Narrated by Paul Hecht ...

    Unabridged

    38 hours 47 min

    A magnificent new biography that revolutionizes our understanding of Stalin and his world It has the quality of myth: A poor cobbler's son, a seminarian from an oppressed outer province of the Russian Empire, reinvents himself as a revolutionary and finds a leadership role within a small group of marginal zealots. When the old world is unexpectedly brought down in a total war, the band seizes ... Read more

    $34.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Don't Burn This Book

    Thinking for Yourself in an Age of Unreason

    by Dave Rubin ...
    Narrated by Dave Rubin ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 46 min

    **"Topical, engaging, personable, and above all, reassuring." -Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, author of 12 Rules for LifeFrom host of The Rubin Report, the most-watched talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube right now, a roadmap for free thinking in an increasingly censored world.**The left is no longer liberal.Once on the side of free speech and tolerance, progressives now ban speakers ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Dear America

    Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

    Narrated by Jose Antonio Vargas ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 45 min

    Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, called “the most famous undocumented immigrant in America,” tackles one of the defining issues of our time in this explosive and deeply personal call to arms.“This is not a book about the politics of immigration. This book––at it's core––is not about immigration at all. This book is about homelessness, not in a traditional sense, but in the ... Read more

    $20.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Zealot

    The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

    by Reza Aslan ...
    Narrated by Reza Aslan ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 8 min

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A lucid, intelligent page-turner” (Los Angeles Times) that challenges long-held assumptions about Jesus, from the host of BelieverTwo thousand years ago, an itinerant Jewish preacher walked across the Galilee, gathering followers to establish what he called the “Kingdom of God.” The revolutionary movement he launched was so threatening to the established order that ... Read more

    $17.50 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Benjamin Franklin

    An American Life

    Narrated by Boyd Gaines ...

    Abridged

    7 hours 15 min

    In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin’s life from Boston to ... Read more

    $17.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Impeached

    The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy

    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 32 min

    In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation to the brink of a second civil war. Enraged to see the freed slaves abandoned to brutal violence at the hands of their former owners, distraught that former rebels threatened to regain control of Southern state governments, and disgusted by Johnson's brawling ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Killing Lincoln

    The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

    Narrated by Bill O'Reilly ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 49 min

    A riveting historical narrative of the heart-stopping events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, and the first work of history from mega-bestselling author Bill O'ReillyThe iconic anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally ... Read more

    $14.39 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

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    Master of the Senate

    The Years of Lyndon Johnson III

    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Unabridged

    53 hours 42 min

    Master of the Senate, Book Three of The Years of Lyndon Johnson, carries Johnson’s story through one of its most remarkable periods: his twelve years, from 1949 to 1960, in the United States Senate. At the heart of the book is its unprecedented revelation of how legislative power works in America, how the Senate works, and how Johnson, in his ascent to the presidency, mastered the Senate as no ... Read more

    $65.00 USD or FREE with audiobook trial