Social Science - Popular Culture

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One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson

One of the most admired nonfiction writers of our time retells the story of one truly fabulous year in the life of his native country—a fascinating and gripping narrative featuring such outsized American heroes as Charles Lindber...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural His...

Michael Pollan

With an intense, yet elegant, examination of the agricultural origins of four meals from three different pathways, Michael Pollan, bestselling author of THE BOTANY OF DESIRE, explores how the American diet affects the planet. Tracing ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2006

Think Like a Freak CD: The Authors of...

Steven D. Levitt

The New York Times bestselling Freakonomics changed the way we see the world, exposing the hidden side of just about everything. Then came SuperFreakonomics, a documentary film, an award-winning podcast, and more.Now, with Think Like ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

Keep It Pithy: Useful Observations in...

Bill O'Reilly

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News' top show The O'Reilly Factor, the best of Bill O'Reilly's provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core valuesBill O'Reilly is one of the most reco...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

Sex & the City

Candace Bushnell

A columnist's examination of the celebrity affairs and sexual liaisons indulged in by the members of the cultural elite is seen through the experiences of a troubled writer, a mega-businessman, a famous underwear model, and other New ...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 2006

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of th...

Eric Schlosser

Read by Rick AdamsonFAST FOOD NATION/b - the groundbreaking work of investigation and cultural history that has changed the way America thinks about the way it eats - and spent nearly four months on the New York Times bestseller list ...

Abridged CD
Published: May 2004

Assassination Vacation

Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With IAssassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other--a journey to the pit stops of A...

Abridged CD
Published: Apr 2005

Chuck Klosterman IV: A Decade of Curi...

Chuck Klosterman

A new collection by the pop culture commentator includes some of his most noteworthy profiles and trend stories from the past decade, a selection of favorite opinion pieces, and a semi-autobiographical short story, in a volume complem...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

What French Women Know

Debra Ollivier

Unabridged CDs ? 6 CDs, 7 hours/BBRBRA primer on the ineffable, Ije ne sais quoi appeal of the French woman.BRBR

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Everybody Lies; Big Data, New Data, a...

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Blending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveal...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2017

North Korea's Hidden Revolution: How ...

Jieun Baek

One of the least understood countries in the world, North Korea has long been known for its repressive regime. Yet it is far from being an impenetrable black box. Media flows covertly into the country, and fault lines are appearing in...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2017

Haiti After the Earthquake

Paul Farmer

On January 12, 2010, a major earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hundreds of thousands of people died, and the greater part of the capital was demolished. Dr. Paul Farmer, U.N. deputy special envoy to Haiti, who had worked i...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

The Coddling of the American Mind: Ho...

Greg Lukianoff

Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak honestly. Rates of anxiety, depression, and su...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2018

The Other Paris

Luc Sante

Paris, the City of Light. The city of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, of soft cheese and fresh baguettes. Or so tourist brochures would have you believe. In The Other Paris: The People's City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, Luc ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2015

Hit Makers: The Science of Popularity...

Derek Thompson

"This book picks up where The Tipping Point left off." -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKENothing "goes viral." If you think a popular movie, so...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2017
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