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Listen, liberal, or, What ever happened to the party of the people? by Frank, Thomas, 1965- author, narrator.

Listen, liberal, or, What ever happened to the party of the people?

An audiobook that asks: what's the matter with Democrats? With his trademark sardonic wit and lacerating logic, Thomas Frank lays bare the essence of the Democratic Party's philosophy and how it has changed over the years. A form of corporate and cultural elitism has largely eclipsed the party's old working-class commitment, he finds. For certain favored groups, this has meant prosperity. But for the nation as a whole, it is a one-way ticket into the abyss of inequality. In this critical electio

May 23, 2016
The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism by Baptist, Edward E., author.

The half has never been told - slavery and the making of American capitalism

In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution. As Baptist argues, this frenz

May 23, 2016
Everyone brave is forgiven by Cleave, Chris, author.

Everyone brave is forgiven

London, 1939. The day war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up. Tom Shaw decides to ignore the war, until he learns his roommate Alistair Heath has unexpectedly enlisted. Then the conflict can no longer be avoided. Young, bright, and brave, Mary is certain she'd be a marvelous spy. When she is, bewilderingly, made a teacher, she finds herself defying prejudice to protect the children her country would rather forget. Tom, meanwh

May 23, 2016
This is where it ends by Nijkamp, Marieke.

This is where it ends

Minutes after the principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech welcoming the student body to a new semester, they discover that the auditorium doors will not open and someone starts shooting as four teens, each with a personal reason to fear the shooter, tell the tale from separate perspectives.

May 23, 2016
The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel by Smith, Dominic, 1971- author.

The last painting of Sara De Vos - a novel

A profound pleasure of being swept into vivid new worlds, worlds peopled by characters so intriguing and real that we can't shake them, even long after the reading's done. Dominic Smith deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course between a rare landscape by a female Dutch painter of the golden age, an inheritor of the work in 1950s Manhattan, and a celebrated art historian who painted a forgery of it in her youth. In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted as a master p

May 23, 2016
The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups by Christakis, Erika, author.

The importance of being little - what preschoolers really need from grownups

A bold challenge to the conventional wisdom about early childhood, with a pragmatic program to encourage parents and teachers to rethink how and where young children learn best by taking the child's eye view of the learning environment.

May 23, 2016
If I was your girl by Russo, Meredith, author.

If I was your girl

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. Amanda is keeping a secret, and she's determined not to get too close to anyone. When she meets sweet, easygoing Grant, Amanda can't help but start to let him into her life. As they spend more time together, she realizes just how much she is losing by guarding her heart. Because the secret that Amanda's been keeping? It's that at her old school, she used to be Andrew. Will the truth cost Amanda

May 23, 2016
Passenger by Bracken, Alexandra, author.

Passenger

Violin prodigy Etta Spencer had big plans for her future, but a tragedy has put her once-bright career at risk. Closely tied to her musical skill, however, is a mysterious power she doesn't even know she has. When her two talents collide during a stressful performance, Etta is drawn back hundreds of years through time.

May 23, 2016
NPR kitchen moments - celebrating food - radio stories that cook by

NPR kitchen moments - celebrating food - radio stories that cook

An audio feast of unique food stories that can be shared with friends and family.

May 23, 2016
Lost among the living by St. James, Simone, author.

Lost among the living

May 23, 2016
The Lord God made them all by Herriot, James.

The Lord God made them all

Continues the memoirs of Yorkshire veterinarian James Herriot, as life for Herriot, his wife, and two children gets back to normal after World War II.

May 23, 2016
The longevity book - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time by Diaz, Cameron, author, narrator.

The longevity book  - the science of aging, the biology of strength, and the privilege of time

A personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they age.

May 23, 2016
A buccaneer at heart by Laurens, Stephanie, author.

A buccaneer at heart

Robert is the second-eldest Frobisher brother and is summoned to follow up on the secret mission started by his brother Declan. Arriving at the west African seaport settlement, he meets Aileen, who is determined to find her cousin who disappeared along with the other missing people Robert has been sent to find. Naturally, their paths cross. Robert knows how dangerous prying into this mystery is. Other than Declan, everyone else who has investigated has disappeared too. And he feels duty-bound to

May 23, 2016
Beyond the ice limit - a Gideon Crew novel by Preston, Douglas J., author.

Beyond the ice limit - a Gideon Crew novel

That thing is growing again. We must destroy it. The time to act is now ... With these words begins Gideon Crew's latest, most dangerous, most high-stakes assignment yet. Failure will mean nothing short of the end of humankind on earth. Five years ago, the mysterious and inscrutable head of Effective Engineering Solutions, Eli Glinn, led a mission to recover a gigantic meteorite--the largest ever discovered--from a remote island off the coast of South America. The mission ended in disaster when

May 24, 2016
Profit from the positive - proven leadership strategies to boost productivity and transform your business by Greenberg, Margaret H., author

Profit from the positive - proven leadership strategies to boost productivity and transform your business

"Summary Description: Positive psychology is the study of what contributes to excellence in individuals, communities, and workplaces. It addresses the challenges of productivity, resilience, motivation, emotions, strengths, team dynamics, and more. While the body of research from the field of positive psychology has been growing, figuring out how to apply these findings in business has been a challenge. In Profit from the Positive, two renowned practitioners share the proven tools and techniques

May 24, 2016
Love That Boy by Fournier, Ron.

Love That Boy

What parents want for their children - popularity, normalcy, genius -, and what they truly need - grit, empathy, character - are explored by National Journal's Ron Fournier, who weaves his extraordinary journey to acceptance around the latest research on childhood development and stories of other loving but struggling parents.

May 24, 2016
Die Like an Eagle- A Meg Langslow Mystery by Andrews, Donna.

Die Like an Eagle- A Meg Langslow Mystery

The brilliantly funny Donna Andrews delivers the nineteenth book in the acclaimed New York Times bestselling series that mystery readers have come to love.

May 24, 2016
Chase by Patterson, James.

Chase

A man plunges to his death from the roof of a Manhattan hotel. It looks like a suicide, except the victim has someone else's fingerprints and $10,000 in cash. Enter Detective Michael Bennett.

May 24, 2016
Bullseye by Patterson, James.

Bullseye

Caught in the crossfire of a deadly standoff, Detective Michael Bennett must kill, or be killed. Tensions between America and Russia are the highest they've been since the Cold War. As the countries' two Presidents travel to the United Nations to iron out their differences, a fashionable husband and wife team of lethal special ops assassins prowls the streets of Manhattan hunting their prey, a law school professor hiding a scandalous secret.

May 24, 2016
Broken Trust by Griffin, W. E. B..

Broken Trust

Having investigated his share of gruesome murders, Philadelphia homicide Sergeant Matt Payne is beginning to think nothing can shock him, until the case of a young socialite's death lands on his desk. The Camilla Rose Morgan he'd known as a teenager was beautiful and brilliant, how was it possible she'd jumped to her death from her own balcony? Reputations are on the line here, and lives, and if Payne doesn't tread carefully, one of them may be his own.

May 24, 2016