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Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scan...

Tom Mueller

For millennia, fresh olive oil has been a necessity - for food, medicine, beauty, and religion. Today's researchers continue to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra-virgin, and 'extra-virgin Italian' has bec...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2011

The City of Falling Angels

John Berendt

It was seven years ago that Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil achieved a record-breaking four-year run on the New York Times bestseller list. John Berendt's inimitable brand of nonfiction brought the dark mystique of Savannah so...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

A Distant Mirror

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

The author looks into the history of Western Europe between 1300 and 1450, drawing parallels with the 20th century and looks into Chaucer, Boccaccio, The Hundred Years' War, pilgrimages, plagues and revolts against a poll tax, amongst...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2005

The Residence: Inside the Private Wor...

Kate Andersen Brower

[Read by Karen White] A remarkable history with elements of In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2015

Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Ter...

David Talbot

Season of the Witch is the first book to fully capture the dark magic of San Francisco in this breathtaking period, when the city radically changed itself — and then revolutionized the world. The cool gray city of love was the epice...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

The Lost Gospel: The Quest for the Go...

Herbert Krosney

This codex–one of the greatest discoveries in Judeo-Christian archaeology–did not head straight to a museum, or even to the library of a rich collector. The gospel's removal from its burial place was just the beginning of a bizarr...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2006

Brilliance and Fire: A Biography of D...

Rachelle Bergstein

"A diamond is forever." Who among us doesn't recognize this slogan and, with it, the fascination that diamonds hold in our collective imagination as emblems of royalty, glamor, and eternal love? Rachelle Bergstein's cultural biography...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2016

First Women: The Grace and Power of A...

Kate Andersen Brower

[Read by Karen White] From the author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, newsmaking look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Ja...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2016

Breakthrough: The Making of America's...

Nancy L. Cohen

Why Americans have never elected a woman president, how we changed to make it possible, and why it matters. From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a lively conversation about women's leadership, equal pay, and family-work balan...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2016

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 ...

Jim DeFede

[Read by Ray Porter] When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community and su...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2017

The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois

W.E.B. Du Bois said, on the launch of his groundbreaking 1903 treatise, The Souls of Black Folk, "for the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line", a prescient statement. Setting out to show "the strange mean...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Aug 2015

The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True S...

Jason Fagone

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2017

Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Stor...

Debbie Nathan

SYBIL: A name that conjures up enduring fascination for legions of obsessed fans who followed the nonfiction blockbuster from 1973 and the TV movie based on it—starring Sally Field and Joanne Woodward—about a woman named Sybil wit...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2011
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