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Social Science Audiobooks

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    Speaking of Race

    Why Everybody Needs to Talk About Racism—and How to Do It

    Narrated by Celeste Headlee ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 54 min

    A Boston Globe Most Anticipated Fall BookIn this urgently needed guide, the PBS host, award-winning journalist, and author of We Need to Talk teaches us how to have productive conversations about race, offering insights, advice, and support.A self-described “light-skinned Black Jew,” Celeste Headlee has been forced to speak about race—including having to defend or define her own—since childhood. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Created Equal

    The Painful Past, Confusing Present, and Hopeful Future of Race in America

    by Ben Carson ...
    Narrated by Ben Carson, Terrence Kidd ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 51 min

    Bestselling author and conservative icon Dr. Ben Carson lays out a hopeful and inspiring road map for how America can come together.External physical characteristics that are genetically encoded are things over which no individual has control. But rather than appreciating the gift of diversity, some have chosen to use it to drive wedges between groups of people. Some of these external ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    It Came from the Closet

    Queer Reflections on Horror

    Unabridged

    10 hours 59 min

    Through the lens of horror—from Halloween to Hereditary—queer and trans writers consider the films that deepened, amplified, and illuminated their own experiences.Horror movies hold a complicated space in the hearts of the queer community: historically misogynist, and often homo- and transphobic, the genre has also been inadvertently feminist and open to subversive readings. Common tropes—such as ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Poison at the Village Show

    The start of a BRAND NEW cozy murder mystery series from Catherine Coles

    Narrated by Alex Lee ...
    Audiobook 1 - The Martha Miller Mysteries

    Unabridged

    7 hours 12 min

    Westleham Village 1947.It’s the Westleham village show and with the war finally over, everyone is looking forward to a pleasant day.But newcomer, Martha Miller doesn’t share the excitement. Because since her husband Stan left for work one day and never returned, Martha has been treated as somewhat of an outsider in Westleham. The village gossip is that Martha must be to blame….Martha hopes she can ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Gender Trouble

    Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

    by Judith Butler ...
    Narrated by Emily Beresford ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 25 min

    One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler's Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, "essential" notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler starts by questioning the category "woman" and continues in this vein with examinations of "the masculine" and "the feminine ... Read more

    $19.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Come As You Are: Revised and Updated

    The Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life

    Unabridged

    11 hours 30 min

    A revised and updated edition of Emily Nagoski’s game-changing New York Times bestseller Come As You Are, featuring new information and research on mindfulness, desire, and pleasure that will radically transform your sex life.For much of the 20th and 21st centuries, women’s sexuality was an uncharted territory in science, studied far less frequently—and far less seriously—than its male counterpart ... Read more

    $23.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The War on the West

    Narrated by Douglas Murray ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 42 min

    An Instant New York Times Bestseller!China has concentration camps now. Why do Westerners claim our sins are unique?It is now in vogue to celebrate non-Western cultures and disparage Western ones. Some of this is a much-needed reckoning, but much of it fatally undermines the very things that created the greatest, most humane civilization in the world.In The War on the West, Douglas Murray shows ... Read more

    $31.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Be an Antiracist

    Narrated by Ibram X. Kendi ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 29 min

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (Time) approach to understanding and uprooting racism and inequality in our society and in ourselves—now updated, with a new preface.“The most courageous book to date on the problem of race in the Western mind.”—The New York TimesONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—Th... ... Read more

    $20.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Behind the Beautiful Forevers

    Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity

    by Katherine Boo ...
    Narrated by Sunil Malhotra ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 16 min

    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’STEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE“Inspiring . . . extraordinary . . . [Katherine Boo] shows us how people in the most desperate circumstances can find the resilience to hang on to their humanity. Just as important, she makes us care.”—People**“A tour de force of social justice reportage and a literary masterpiece.” ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    “You Just Need to Lose Weight”

    And 19 Other Myths About Fat People

    by Aubrey Gordon ...
    Narrated by Aubrey Gordon ...
    series Myths Made in America

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**“One of the great thinkers of our generation . . . I feel fresher and smarter and happier for sitting down with her.”—Jameela Jamil, iWeigh PodcastThe co-host of the Maintenance Phase podcast and creator of Your Fat Friend equips you with the facts to debunk common anti-fat myths and with tools to take action for fat justice**The pushback that shows up in conversations ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bad Feminist

    Essays

    by Roxane Gay ...
    Narrated by Bahni Turpin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 46 min

    “Roxane Gay is so great at weaving the intimate and personal with what is most bewildering and upsetting at this moment in culture. She is always looking, always thinking, always passionate, always careful, always right there.” — Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?A New York Times BestsellerBest Book of the Year: NPR • Boston Globe • Newsweek • Time Out New York • Oprah.com • <... ... Read more

    $4.99 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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    How You Say It

    Why You Talk the Way You Do—And What It Says About You

    Narrated by Andi Arndt ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 16 min

    From “one of the most brilliant young psychologists of her generation” (Paul Bloom), a groundbreaking examination of how speech causes some of our deepest social divides—and how it can help us overcome them.We gravitate toward people like us; it’s human nature. Race, class, and gender shape our social identities, and thus who we perceive as “like us” or “not like us”. But one overlooked factor can ... Read more

    $21.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Empty Promises

    And Other True Cases

    by Ann Rule ...
    Narrated by Laural Merlington ...
    Audiobook 7 - Ann Rule's Crime Files

    Unabridged

    16 hours 20 min

    In this unnerving collection drawn from her personal crime files, "America's best true-crime writer" (Kirkus Reviews) Ann Rule brilliantly dissects the convoluted love affairs that all too often end in violence.Expertly analyzing a shocking, headline-making case, Rule unmasks the deadly motives inside a seemingly idyllic marriage: a beautiful young wife, a rising star in America's top-ranked ... Read more

    $44.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Hagitude

    Reimagining the Second Half of Life

    Narrated by Sharon Blackie ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    Unearths the stories of the little-known but powerful elder women in European myth and folklore, inspiring listeners to radically reimagine the last decades of their lives as the most dynamic of all Western folklore and mythology are rife with brilliantly creative, fulfilled, feisty, and furious role models for aging women, despite our culture's focus on youthfulness. In her exciting new book, ... Read more

    $24.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    What Difference Do It Make?

    Stories of Hope and Healing

    Unabridged

    4 hours 56 min

    Some stories just can’t be stopped. What Difference Do It Make? continues the hard-to-believe story of hope and reconciliation that began with the New York Times best seller Same Kind of Different as Me.Ron Hall and Denver Moore, unlikely friends and even unlikelier coauthors, share the hard-to-stop story of how a remarkable woman’s love brought them together. Now, the pair details new reflections ... Read more

    $18.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution

    by Helen Zia ...
    Narrated by Nancy Wu ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 13 min

    The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution. Shanghai has historically been China's jewel, its richest, most modern, and westernized city. The bustling metropolis was home to sophisticated intellectuals, entrepreneurs, and a thriving middle class when Mao's proletarian revolution emerged victorious ... Read more

    $29.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Healthy No Matter What

    How Humans Are Hardwired to Adapt

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    A provocative manifesto that teaches you how to take control of your own health, no matter your age or circumstances—from an innovative doctor and his philosopher daughter“If you care about your health or the well-being of others, read this book.”—Ethan Kross, author of ChatterDr. Alex Jadad is the creator of the Jadad scale, which has become the world’s most widely used methodology to assess the ... Read more

    $20.99 USD $17.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Destiny Disrupted

    A History of the World through Islamic Eyes

    by Tamim Ansary ...
    Narrated by Tamim Ansary ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 29 min

    With storytelling brio and evenhanded sympathy to all sides of the story, Ansary clarifies how the Muslim world views the history of the world and what they therefore make of our own version of events.Until about 1800, the West and the Islamic realm were like two adjacent, parallel universes, each assuming itself to be the center of the world while ignoring the other. As Europeans colonized the ... Read more

    $27.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Spy Who Loved

    The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville

    by Clare Mulley ...
    Narrated by Elizabeth Sastre ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 18 min

    The Untold Story of Britain's First Female Special Agent of World War IIIn June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her name was Christine Granville. That she died young was perhaps unsurprising; that she had survived the Second World War was remarkable.The daughter of a feckless Polish aristocrat and his wealthy Jewish wife, ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Anthropocene Reviewed

    Essays on a Human-Centered Planet

    by John Green ...
    Narrated by John Green ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green.The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphony of essays adapted and expanded from his groundbreaking podcast, bestselling author John Green reviews different facets of the human-centered planet on a ... Read more

    $20.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Hero with a Thousand Faces, The

    series The Collected Works of Joseph Campbell

    Unabridged

    14 hours 37 min

    Since its release in 1949, The Hero with a Thousand Faces has influenced millions of readers by combining the insights of modern psychology with Joseph Campbell's revolutionary understanding of comparative mythology. In this book, Campbell outlines the Hero's Journey, a universal motif of adventure and transformation that runs through virtually all of the world's mythic traditions. He also ... Read more

    $42.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Columbine

    by Dave Cullen ...
    Narrated by Don Leslie ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 6 min

    Ten years in the works, a masterpiece of reportage, this is the definitive account of the Columbine massacre, its aftermath, and its significance, from the acclaimed journalist who followed the story from the outset."The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . ."So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle ... Read more

    $25.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

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    Red Paint

    The Ancestral Autobiography of a Coast Salish Punk

    Narrated by Sasha LaPointe ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 42 min

    Sasha LaPointe has always longed for a sense of home. When she was a child, her family moved around frequently, often staying in barely habitable church attics and trailers, dangerous places for young Sasha. With little more to guide her than a passion for the thriving punk scene of the Pacific Northwest and a desire to live up to the responsibility of being the namesake of her beloved great ... Read more

    $12.99 USD or free with audiobook trial