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    • 26 Marathons

    • What I Learned About Faith, Identity, Running, and Life from My Marathon Career
    • By: Meb Keflezighi, Scott Douglas
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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    26 Marathons offers the wisdom Meb has gleaned about life, family, identity, and faith in addition to tips about running, training, and nutrition. He shows runners of all levels how to apply the lessons he's learned to their own running and lives. Equal parts inspiration and practical advice, 26 Marathons provides an inside look at the life and success of one of the greatest runners living today. 

    Non-member price: $34.13

    • The Making of Us

    • Who We Can Become When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned
    • By: Sheridan Voysey
    • Narrated by: Sheridan Voysey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
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    Life had not gone according to plan for Sheridan Voysey and his wife, Merryn. When infertility ended their dream of becoming parents, they uprooted their lives and relocated from Australia to Oxford, England. Following the example of many a seeker, Sheridan decided to pair his spiritual journey with a literal one: a 100-mile pilgrimage along the northeast coast of England. Part travel memoir, part pilgrim’s journal, The Making of Us is a quiet story of trust in God’s leading for our lives, no matter where our paths take us.

    Non-member price: $25.41

    • Traveling Mercies

    • Some Thoughts on Faith
    • By: Anne Lamott
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Lowman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
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    With an exuberant mix of passion, insight, and humor, Anne Lamott takes us on a journey through her often troubled past to illuminate her devout but quirky walk of faith. In a narrative spiced with stories and scripture, with diatribes, laughter, and tears, Lamott tells how, against all odds, she came to believe in God and then, even more miraculously, in herself. She shows us the myriad ways in which this sustains and guides her, shining the light of faith on the darkest part of ordinary life and exposing surprising pockets of meaning and hope. 

    Non-member price: $34.13

    • The Big House

    • A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home
    • By: George Howe Colt
    • Narrated by: Rick Adamson
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
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    Faced with the sale of the century-old family summer house on Cape Cod where he had spent 42 summers, George Howe Colt returned for one last stay with his wife and children. This poignant tribute to the 11-bedroom jumble of gables, bays, and dormers that watched over weddings, divorces, deaths, anniversaries, birthdays, breakdowns, and love affairs for five generations interweaves Colt's final visit with memories of a lifetime of summers.

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Open Wounds - A Native American Heritage

    • By: Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm
    • Narrated by: Melanie Flores
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
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    Alexandra Ziolkowska-Boehm's "Open Wounds: A Native American Heritage" was inspired by her great uncle, sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski,who in response to the Lakota Sioux Indian Chief Henry Standing Bear's request "tell my story in stone", decided to sculpt Sioux Chief Crazy Horse from a mountain in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Ziolkowska-Boehm explores the real story of Crazy Horse, as well as the real story of the American Indians. She discovers the incredible role Indians played in the World Wars, and she also learns that Indians and their languages and customs are unique to each tribe.

    Non-member price: $34.33

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    • Sandra Day O'Connor
    • By: Evan Thomas
    • Narrated by: Kirsten Potter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 33 mins
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    The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives - by the New York Times best-selling author Evan Thomas.  

    Non-member price: $48.76

    • Run to the Sound of the Guns

    • The True Story of an American Ranger at War in Afghanistan and Iraq
    • By: Nicholas Moore, Mir Bahmanyar
    • Narrated by: John Pruden
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
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    As part of an elite special operations unit at the fighting edge of the Global War on Terrorism, Nicholas Moore spent over a decade with the U.S. Army's 75th Ranger Regiment on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq. In this compelling biography, a detailed narrative of grueling life on the ground combines with accounts of some of the most dramatic search and rescue operations of the period to tell the true story of life on the line in the War on Terror.

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • The Ignorance of Bliss

    • An American Kid in Saigon
    • By: Sandy Hanna
    • Narrated by: Sarah Mollo-Christensen
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
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     The Ignorance of Bliss tells the true story of 10-year-old Sandy, who moves with her American military family to Saigon, Vietnam, where her father, the colonel, serves as a military advisor to the South Vietnamese Army.   

    Non-member price: $29.24

    • True Hallucinations

    • Being an Account of the Author's Extraordinary Adventures in the Devil's Paradise
    • By: Terence McKenna
    • Narrated by: Al Kessel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
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    This mesmerizing, surreal account of the bizarre adventures of Terence McKenna, his brother Dennis, and a small band of their friends, is a wild ride of exotic experience and scientific inquiry. Exploring the Amazon Basin in search of mythical shamanic hallucinogens, they encounter a host of unusual characters - including a mushroom, a flying saucer, pirate Mantids from outer space, an appearance by James and Nora Joyce in the guise of poultry, and translinguistic matter - and discover the missing link in the development of human consciousness and language. 

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • Dagger John

    • Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America
    • By: John Loughery
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
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    Acclaimed biographer John Loughery tells the story of John Hughes, son of Ireland, friend of William Seward and James Buchanan, founder of St. John's College (now Fordham University), builder of Saint Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, pioneer of parochial school education, and American diplomat. As archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York in the 1840 and 1850s and the most famous Roman Catholic in America, Hughes defended Catholic institutions in a time of nativist bigotry and church burnings and worked tirelessly to help Irish Catholic immigrants find acceptance.

    • Archbishop John Hughes and the Making of Irish America
    • By: John Loughery
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 19-03-2019
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    Non-member price: $34.12

    • Dreadnaught

    • King of Afropunk
    • By: D.H. Peligro, William Knoedelseder - introduction
    • Narrated by: Brad Sanders
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
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    A no-holds-barred memoir of legendary Dead Kennedys and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer D.H. Peligro, Dreadnaught chronicles Peligro from his pre-DK years growing up in a deprived St. Louis ghetto to his years in San Francisco with Jello Biafra, East Bay Ray, and Klaus Flouride - from Los Angeles with the Red Hot Chili Peppers through years of drug and alcohol abuse all over the world amidst a backdrop of some of the most defining periods of late 20th century cultural, social, and music history. 

    Non-member price: $34.82

    • OG (Old Guy) Dad

    • Weird Shit Happens When You Don't Die Young
    • By: Jerry Stahl
    • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
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    A collection of celebrated columns from The Rumpus with new material and never-before-told tales, OG Dad finds Jerry Stahl fighting a terminal disease - not to mention mortality, sleeplessness, and the soul-crushing weirdness of preschool drop-offs with parents half his age. Square is the last frontier. 

    Non-member price: $34.82

    • Johnny B. Bad

    • Chuck Berry and the Making of Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll
    • By: Stephanie Bennett, Keith Richards - contributor, Helen Mirren - contributor, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill Andrew Quinn
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    Thirty years ago, Chuck Berry starred in the seminal music documentary Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock 'N' Roll, which profiled the legend during a star-studded concert celebrating his 60th birthday. Now comes the complete story behind one of America's most enduring and embattled icons. Compiled as an oral history by the film's producer, Stephanie Bennett, Johnny B. Bad combines interviews from the film's participants, including its music director - Keith Richards. These unique interviews and accounts paint a vivid and multifaceted picture of the artist.

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • Einstein's Wife

    • The Real Story of Mileva Einstein-Maric
    • By: Allen Esterson, David C. Cassidy, Ruth Lewin Sime - contributor
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Wiley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
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    Albert Einstein's first wife, Mileva Einstein-Maric, was forgotten for decades. When a trove of correspondence between them beginning in their student days was discovered in 1986, her story began to be told. Was Mileva her husband's uncredited coauthor, unpaid assistant, or his essential helpmeet? It's tempting to believe that she was her husband's secret collaborator, but the authors of Einstein's Wife look at the actual evidence.

    Non-member price: $29.24

    • My Years with General Motors

    • By: Alfred P. Sloan Jr.
    • Narrated by: David Colacci
    • Length: 21 hrs and 1 min
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     My Years with General Motors became an instant best seller when it was first published in 1963. It has since been used as a manual for managers, offering personal glimpses into the practice of the "discipline of management" by the man who perfected it. This is the story no other businessman could tell - a distillation of half a century of intimate leadership experience with a giant industry and an inside look at dramatic events and creative business management.   

    Non-member price: $34.12

    • Surprised by Oxford

    • A Memoir
    • By: Carolyn Weber
    • Narrated by: Nancy Peterson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
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     Surprised by Oxford is the memoir of a skeptical agnostic who comes to a dynamic personal faith in God during graduate studies in literature at Oxford University.   

    Non-member price: $34.12

    • Dead Ends

    • The Pursuit, Conviction, and Execution of Serial Killer Aileen Wuornos
    • By: Joseph Michael Reynolds
    • Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
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    When police in Florida's Volusia County were called to investigate the murder of Richard Mallory, whose gunshot-ridden body had been found in the woods just north of Daytona Beach in December 1989, their search led them to a string of dead ends before the trail went cold six months later. During the spring and summer of 1990, the bodies of six more middle-aged white men were discovered. The police soon discovered the killings were the work of a single culprit, Aileen Wuornos, one of the first women to ever fit the profile of a serial killer. 

    Non-member price: $24.37

    • The Sun Is a Compass

    • A 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds
    • By: Caroline Van Hemert
    • Narrated by: Xe Sands
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
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    For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure. 

    Non-member price: $41.31

    • In My Own Way

    • By: Alan Watts
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Arthur
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
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    Macmillan Audio presents In My Own Way, Alan Watts' acclaimed autobiography, published for the first time in audio.  

    Non-member price: $35.54

    • Funny Man

    • Mel Brooks
    • By: Patrick McGilligan
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 21 hrs and 23 mins
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    A deeply textured and compelling biography of comedy giant Mel Brooks, covering his rags-to-riches life and triumphant career in television, films, and theater, from Patrick McGilligan, the acclaimed author of Young Orson: The Years of Luck and Genius on the Path to Citizen Kane and Alfred Hitchcock: A Life in Darkness and Light

    Non-member price: $68.34

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