Social Science - Essays

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Don't Get Too Comfortable: The Indign...

David Rakoff

In these biting satirical essays, David Rakoff goes after the scarily easy to find examples in our culture of wretched excess, obsessive lusting after material goods, and insane expenditures of money like couture clothing and thousand...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Intellectuals and Society

Thomas Sowell

This is a book about intellectuals written for the lay person. Its purpose is to unravel the world of intellectuals in order to understand an important social phenomenon how the thinkers of our society mold that society, leaving an im...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jan 2010

Creationists

E. L. Doctorow

In a new collection of essays, the award-winning author of The March and Ragtime offers a series of reflections on the nature of imagination and creativity, looking at diverse forms of creative endeavor--from the literary and scientif...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

Hella Nation: Looking for Happy Meals...

Evan Wright

The award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Generation Kill, whose style Newsweek says 'owes more to Hunter S. Thompson than to any sort of political correctness,' offers a reporter's immersion in outsider cultures.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: May 2009

Writings on the Wall: Searching for a...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; NBA scoring champion, six-time MVP, and Hall of Famer; now brings that keen insight to the fore in Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality beyond Black and White, his most incisive and important work of...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2016

We Were Eight Years in Power: An Amer...

Ta-Nehisi Coates

In these "urgently relevant essays,"* the National Book Award–winning author of Between the World and Me"reflects on race, Barack Obama's presidency and its jarring aftermath"*—including the election of Donald ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2017

Guns

Stephen King

In a pulls-no-punches essay intended to provoke rational discussion, Stephen King sets down his thoughts about gun violence in America. Anger and grief in the wake of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School are palpable in this ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2013

Hella Nation: Looking for Happy Meals...

Evan Wright

The award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Generation Kill, whose style Newsweek says 'owes more to Hunter S. Thompson than to any sort of political correctness,' offers a reporter's immersion in outsider cultures.

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009
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