• On Nineteen Eighty-Four

    The Story of George Orwell's Masterpiece

    A captivating account of the origin and enduring power of the most notable dystopian novel

    Available October 15, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • Counting the Stars

    The Story of Katherine Johnson, NASA Mathematician

    The informative and inspiring biography of one of NASA's "human computers"

    Available October 8, 2019
    English, Unabridged

  • God’s Favorites

    Judaism, Christianity, and the Myth of Divine Chosenness

    God is not partial to any one group of people.

    Released April 2, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • Martina and Chrissie

    By Phil Bildner

    Read by Emily Lawrence

    The Greatest Rivalry in the History of Sports

    A fascinating dual biography that celebrates the power of equality, respect, and sportsmanship

    Released March 26, 2019
    English, Unabridged

  • The Deadly Deep

    By Iain Ballantyne

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    The Definitive History of Submarine Warfare

    A collective history of the submarine and how it became one of the most dangerous weapons

    Released January 22, 2019
    English, Unabridged

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  • Heart

    By Sandeep Jauhar

    Read by Patrick Lawlor

    A History

    A beautifully written social, cultural, and medical history of the human heart

    [Starred Review] “Covering enough physiology to make scientific details easily understood, Jauhar emphasizes how brave, desperate, and sometimes foolhardy experiments led to important developments, such as the heart-lung machine . . . Jauhar is thoughtful, self-reflective, and profoundly respectful of doctors and patients alike; readers will respond by opening their own hearts a little bit, to both grief and wonder." - Publisher's Weekly

    Released September 18, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Royal Art of Poison

    By Eleanor Herman

    Read by Susie Berneis

    Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul

    The entertaining true story that reveals the deadly underbelly of Europe's glittering palaces

    "A pernicious history that will make jaws drop..." - Booklist

    Released September 4, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Dazzle Ships

    By Chris Barton

    Read by Johnny Heller

    An unlikely tale of history, war, and maritime ingenuity!

    Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books; New York Public Library Best Books for Kids; Orbis Pictus Award Honor Book; Dilys Evans Founder's Award - Awards

    Released May 15, 2018
    English, Unabridged

  • Saudi, Inc.

    By Ellen R. Wald, PhD

    Read by Paul Ansdell

    The Arabian Kingdom's Pursuit of Profit and Power

    The story of the world's most profitable company and the family that has ruthlessly controlled it

    Released April 3, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Southern Storm

    By Samme Chittum

    Read by Keith Sellon-Wright

    The Tragedy of Flight 242

    The gripping true tale of the devastating Flight 242 crash and the race to prevent similar disasters

    Released April 3, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • One in Christ

    By David D. Ireland, PhD

    Read by Calvin Robinson

    Bridging Racial and Cultural Divides

    Pastor David Ireland equips Christians to usher in a new era of racial reconciliation.

    "Shared through Robinson’s warm and passionate voice, this discourse encourages listeners to act lovingly toward everyone around them, encouraging unity through grace and intentionality." - Audiofile

    Released March 26, 2018
    English, Unabridged

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  • Inferior

    By Angela Saini

    Read by Hannah Melbourn

    How Science Got Women Wrong-and the New Research That's Rewriting the Story

    What science has gotten so wrong about women and the fight to rewrite what we thought we knew.

    "A brilliant approach to a long overlooked topic, Inferior is impossible to ignore and invaluable." - Booklist

    Released October 24, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Islamic Enlightenment

    By Christopher de Bellaigue

    Read by Charles Armstrong

    The Struggle Between Faith and Reason: 1798 to Modern Times (1st Ed.)

    This book changes everything we thought we knew about the Islamic world.

    “Elegantly written…’The Islamic Enlightenment’ introduces us to a fascinating gallery of individuals… In tracking the sinews of enlightenment through the last two centuries of Islamic thinking, this brilliant and lively history deserves nothing but praise.” - New York Times Book Review

    Released April 25, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • This Long Pursuit

    By Sir Richard Holmes

    Read by Charles Armstrong

    Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

    The biographer’s own story fused with a history of the genre, somehow telling both fiction and fact.

    "Riveting...The author's focus remains sharp throughout...Unparalleled research, transparent prose, and wide eyes can serve as a model for other biographers-indeed, for all other writers." - Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

    Released March 28, 2017
    English, Unabridged

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  • Isabella: Girl in Charge

    By Jennifer Fosberry

    Read by Cris Dukehart

    Plucky, purple-haired Isabella is back for another adventure! Just how high can a little girl dream?

    "The heroine of My Name Is Not Isabella highlights pioneering women in American politics...Biographical background about each politico and a timeline of other female firsts round out a light introduction to women's role in U.S. political history." - Publishers Weekly

    Released February 14, 2017
    English, Unabridged

  • The Red Umbrella

    By Christina Diaz Gonzalez

    Read by Kyla Garcia

    14-year-old Lucia journeys from Cuba to America to escape Castro’s revolution in 1961.

    "Captures the fervor, uncertainty and fear of the times...Compelling." - The Washington Post

    Released November 29, 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • A Most Improbable Journey

    By Walter Alvarez

    Read by Adam Verner

    A Big History of Our Planet and Ourselves

    Expand your view of human history by exploring the cosmic and geologic forces that shaped us.

    "Evocative...Alvarez [enables] readers to experience the power of Big History." - Science

    Released November 29, 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Guadalcanal Diary

    By Richard Tregaskis

    Read by Pete Cross

    2nd Edition

    A soldier's-eye-view of the Guadalcanal battles from an embedded volunteer correspondent.

    "The book's secret is the simple secret of all good reporting - fidelity and detail." - Time Magazine

    Released November 8, 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Princess and the Warrior

    By Duncan Tonatiuh

    Read by Tim Andrés Pabon

    A Tale of Two Volcanoes

    Duncan Tonatiuh reimagines a cherished Mexican legend, Princess Izta and her warrior love, Popoca.

    "The text pops with incisive purpose, making every action feel monumental... Equal parts melancholic and transcendent—a genuine triumph." - Kirkus, Starred Review

    Released October 18, 2016
    English, Unabridged

  • Eureka!

    By John Grant

    Read by Mark Meadows

    50 Scientists Who Shaped Human History

    In "Eureka!" John Grant offers fifty vivid portraits of groundbreaking scientists.

    "A lively parade of cranks, mystics, rebels, obsessives, and geniuses, humble or otherwise, whose discoveries and insights shaped today's science and technology." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released August 2, 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • ARIK

    By David Landau

    Read by Walter Dixon

    The Life of Ariel Sharon

    An in-depth biography of Ariel Sharon, the most dramatic Israeli leader of the last forty years.

    A thorough, extremely candid description and assessment of the military and political lives of the controversial Sharon, who has been in a vegetative state since a massive stroke in 2006. The author...displays a deep familiarity with the details and contexts of Sharon’s career....[and] is also adept in the descriptions of the labyrinthine political world of Israel during Sharon’s era. Splendid reporting, comprehensive research and probing analysis inform this unblinking view of a complicated man and a sanguinary geography. - Kirkus (starred review)

    Released June 21, 2016
    English, Unabridged

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  • Eisenhower's Armies

    By Niall Barr

    Read by Steven Crossley

    The American-British Alliance during World War II

    An authoritative, dramatic, behind-the-scenes history of the Atlantic Alliance during World War II.

    "...instructive to readers interested in the military side of the Anglo-American alliance. An admirable study of the bayonet¹s edge of the 'Special Relationship." - Wall Street Journal

    Released December 29, 2015
    English, Unabridged

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  • ISIS

    By Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan

    Read by Qarie Marshall

    Inside the Army of Terror

    A revelatory look inside the world's most dangerous terrorist group.

    "[A] superb piece of journalism…" - -Nick Cohen The Spectator (UK)

    Released July 7, 2015
    English, Unabridged

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  • The Lost Empire of Atlantis

    By Gavin Menzies

    Read by Gildart Jackson

    The Astonishing History of a Forgotten Civilization

    New York Times bestselling author Gavin Menzies unravels the mystery of Atlantis.

    "Animated by a contagious enthusiasm that will propel eager, like-minded readers into a truly Lost World." - Kirkus Reviews

    Released October 25, 2011
    English, Unabridged

  • Hero

    By Michael Korda

    Read by Robin Sachs

    The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia

    A new biography of the legendary adventurer, who became a living myth.

    "The strength of Hero lies in its ability to analyze Lawrence's accomplishments and to add something meaningful to the larger body of Lawrence lore...Sagacious and valuable...Korda makes himself a credible authority on some of the most egregious misconceptions that surround Lawrence's story." - The New York Times

    Released January 18, 2011
    English, Abridged