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Social & Cultural Studies Audiobooks

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    Confidence Man

    The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America

    Narrated by Maggie Haberman ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 22 min

    **“This is the book Trump fears most.” - Axios“Will be a primary source about the most vexing president in American history for years to come.” - Joe Klein, The New York Times"A uniquely illuminating portrait." - Sean Wilentz, The Washington Post“[A] monumental look at Donald Trump and his presidency.” — David Shribman, Los Angeles Times**From the Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times reporter who ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Privatization of Everything

    How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and How We Can Fight Back

    Narrated by Brian P. Craig ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours

    As people reach for social justice and better lives, they create public goods that must be kept out of the market. When private interests take over, they strip public goods of their power to lift people up, creating instead a tool to diminish democracy, further inequality, and separate us from each other. The Privatization of Everything, by the founder of In the Public Interest, chronicles the ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Notes on Resistance

    Narrated by Donald Corren ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    Noam Chomsky dissects the multiple crises facing humankind and the planet and provides a road map for resistance.In this completely original set of interviews between the legendary duo of Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian, the two confront topics such as the pandemic, the wealth gap made worse because of the pandemic, climate destruction, the increasing power of the corporate owned media, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Monster

    The True Story of the Jeffrey Dahmer Murders

    Unabridged

    9 hours 35 min

    One night in July 1991, two policemen saw a man running handcuffed from the apartment of Jeffrey Dahmer. Investigating, theymade a gruesome discovery: three human skulls in Dahmer’s refrigerator and the body parts of at least 11 more people scatteredthroughout the apartment. Shortly after, Milwaukee Journal reporter Anne E. Schwartz received a tip that would change her life.This book spans the ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Will to Change

    Men, Masculinity, and Love

    by bell hooks ...
    Narrated by Janina Edwards ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 5 min

    Everyone needs to love and be loved—even men. But to know love, men must be able to look at the ways that patriarchal culture keeps them from knowing themselves, from being in touch with their feelings, from loving.In The Will to Change, bell hooks gets to the heart of the matter and shows men how to express the emotions that are a fundamental part of who they are—whatever their age, marital ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The New Rules of War

    Victory in the Age of Durable Disorder

    by Sean McFate ...
    Narrated by Joe Knezevich ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 1 min

    "Stunning. Sean McFate is a new Sun Tzu." -Admiral James Stavridis (retired), former Supreme Allied Commander at NATOAn Economist Book of the Year 2019An urgent, fascinating exploration of warfare—past, present and future—and what we must do if we want to win today from an 82nd Airborne veteran, former private military contractor, and professor of war studies at the National Defense University.War ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Black Klansman

    Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime

    Narrated by Ron Stallworth ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 50 min

    **The #1 New York Times Bestseller!This extraordinary true story, read by the author, is the basis for the Academy Award winning film BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.**When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Brit(ish)

    On Race, Identity and Belonging

    by Afua Hirsch ...
    Narrated by Afua Hirsch ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Brit(ish): Why We Need to Talk About Race written and read by Afua Hirsch.Afua Hirsch is British. Her parents are British. She was raised, educated and socialised in Britain. Her partner, daughter, sister and the vast majority of her friends are British. So why is her identity and sense of belonging a subject of debate? The reason is simply because of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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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

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Bourbon King

    The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's Evil Genius

    by Bob Batchelor ...
    Narrated by Joe Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 8 min

    October 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of the Volstead Act, which put the enforcement teeth into Prohibition. But the law didn't stop George Remus from cornering the boozy, illegal liquor marketplace and amassing a fortune that eclipsed $200 million (the equivalent of $4.75 billion today). As eminent documentarian Ken Burns proclaimed, "Remus was to bootlegging what Rockefeller was to oil." ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Retail Gangster

    The Insane, Real-Life Story of Crazy Eddie

    by Gary Weiss ...
    Narrated by Richard Ferrone ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 59 min

    A biography of the spectacular rise and fall of Eddie Antar, better known as "Crazy Eddie," whose home electronics empire changed the world even as it turned out to be one of the biggest business scams of all timeBack in the fall of 2016 we heard the news about the passing of Eddie Antar, "Crazy Eddie" as he was known to millions of people, the man behind the successful chain of electronic stores ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Social Animal

    The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement

    by David Brooks ...
    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 9 min

    With unequaled insight and brio, David Brooks, the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bobos in Paradise, has long explored and explained the way we live. Now, with the intellectual curiosity and emotional wisdom that make his columns among the most read in the nation, Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Conan Doyle for the Defense

    The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer

    by Margalit Fox ...
    Narrated by Peter Forbes ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 41 min

    “A wonderfully vivid portrait of the man behind Sherlock Holmes . . . Like all the best historical true crime books, it’s about so much more than crime.”—Tana French, author of In the WoodsA sensational Edwardian murder. A scandalous wrongful conviction. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle to the rescue—a true story.After a wealthy woman was brutally murdered in her Glasgow home in 1908, the police found a ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Mushroom at the End of the World

    On the Possibility of Life in Capitalist Ruins

    Narrated by Susan Ericksen ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 7 min

    Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Freezing Order

    A True Story of Russian Money Laundering, State-Sponsored Murder, and Surviving Vladimir Putin's Wrath

    by Bill Browder ...
    Narrated by Adam Grupper ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    Following his explosive #1 New York Times bestseller, Red Notice, Bill Browder returns with another gripping thriller chronicling how he exposed Vladmir Putin's campaign to steal and launder hundreds of billions of dollars from Russia—and how Putin is willing to kill anyone who stands in his way. When Browder’s young Russian lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky, was beaten to death in a Moscow jail in 2009, ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    We Are the Land

    A History of Native California

    Unabridged

    15 hours 49 min

    Before there was such a thing as "California," there were the People and the Land. Manifest Destiny, the Gold Rush, and settler colonial society drew maps, displaced Indigenous People, and reshaped the land, but they did not make California. Rather, the lives and legacies of the people native to the land shaped the creation of California. We Are the Land is the first and most comprehensive text of ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Come On, Man!

    The Truth About Biden's No-Good, Horrible, Very Bad Presidency, and How to Return America to Greatness

    by Joe Concha ...
    Narrated by John Pruden ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 45 min

    Open borders, record inflation, and skyrocketing crime—Joe Biden’s first term is one of the most craptastic in American history. But on Planet Brandon, it’s all going according to plan . . .He received 81 million votes. His party controlled the House and the Senate. He took office with a nearly 60 percent approval rating. His first month saw the economy recovering nicely and the new COVID-19 ... Read more

    $21.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Four Hundred Souls

    A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

    Narrated by Various ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 2 min

    A chorus of extraordinary voices comes together to tell one of history’s great epics: the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.The story begins in 1619—a year before the Mayflower—when the White Lion disgorges “some 20-and-odd Negroes” onto the shores ... Read more

    $22.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Run for Something

    A Real-Talk Guide to Fixing the System Yourself

    Unabridged

    7 hours 1 min

    The must-have guide for young progressives looking to run for local office, complete with contributions from elected officials and political operatives.You’ve been depressed since the night of November 8, 2016. You wore black to work the next morning. You berated yourself for your complacency during the Obama years. You ranted on Twitter. You deleted Twitter. You sent emails to your friends saying ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Body of Secrets

    Anatomy of the Ultra-Secret National Security Agency

    by James Bamford ...
    Narrated by Paul Boehmer ...

    Unabridged

    29 hours 52 min

    The National Security Agency is the world's most powerful, most far-reaching espionage. Now with a new afterword describing the security lapses that preceded the attacks of September 11, 2001, Body of Secrets takes us to the inner sanctum of America's spy world. In the follow-up to his bestselling Puzzle Palace, James Bamford reveals the NSA's hidden role in the most volatile world events of the ... Read more

    $34.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Power Broker

    Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    66 hours 7 min

    PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • A modern American classic, this huge and galvanizing biography of Robert Moses reveals not only the saga of one man’s incredible accumulation of power but the story of his shaping (and mis-shaping of twentieth-century New York. One of the Modern Library’s hundred greatest books of the twentieth century.Robert Caro's monumental book makes public what few outsiders knew: that ... Read more

    $60.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    How Europe Underdeveloped Africa

    by Walter Rodney ...
    Narrated by Mirron Willis ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 21 min

    The classic work of political, economic, and historical analysis, powerfully introduced by Angela Davis. In his short life, the Guyanese intellectual Walter Rodney emerged as one of the leading thinkers and activists of the anticolonial revolution, leading movements in North America, South America, the African continent, and the Caribbean. In each locale, Rodney found himself a lightning rod for ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    The Tipping Point

    How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

    Narrated by Malcolm Gladwell ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 34 min

    From the bestselling author of The Bomber Mafia: discover Malcolm Gladwell's breakthrough debut and explore the science behind viral trends in business, marketing, and human behavior.The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire. Just as a single sick person can start an epidemic of the flu, so too can a small ... Read more

    $26.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Guns, Germs, and Steel

    The Fates of Human Societies

    by Jared Diamond ...
    Narrated by Doug Ordunio ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 20 min

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Guns, Germs and Steel examines the rise of civilization and the issues its development has raised throughout history.Having done field work in New Guinea for more than 30 years, Jared Diamond presents the geographical and ecological factors that have shaped the modern world. From the viewpoint of an evolutionary biologist, he highlights the broadest movements both ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial