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Author: Christine Negroni | Narrator: Christine Negroni
Release Date: September 27, 2016
“Negroni is a talented aviation journalist who clearly understands the critically important part the human factor plays in aviation safety.” —Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, pilot of US Airways 1549, the Miracle on the Hudson

One of The Wall Street Journal’s 3 Books Every Geek Should Read This Fall

A fascinating exploration of how humans and machines fail—leading to air disasters from Amelia Earhart to MH370—and how the lessons learned from these accidents have made flying safer.
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Author: Richard Quest | Narrator: Richard Quest
Release Date: March 08, 2016
CNN Aviation Correspondent Richard Quest offers a gripping and definitive account of the disappearance of Malaysian Airline Flight MH370 in March 2014.

On March 8, 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared with barely a trace, carrying 239 people on board—seemingly vanishing into the dark night.
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Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 27, 2015
For readers of Unbroken comes an unforgettable tale of courage from America’s “forgotten war” in Korea, by the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call.

Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.
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Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes.

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Author: Doug Most | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: February 04, 2014
In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew larger, the streets became increasingly clogged with horse-drawn carts.  When the great blizzard of 1888 brought New York City to a halt, a solution had to be found.
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Author: Tom Vanderbilt | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: August 12, 2008
Would you be surprised that road rage can be good for society. That most crashes happen on sunny, dry days. Or that you can gauge a nation’s driving behavior by its levels of corruption. These are only a few of the remarkable dynamics that Tom Vanderbilt explores in this fascinating tour through the mysteries of the road.
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Author: John Pollack | Narrator: Jonathan Marosz
Release Date: February 19, 2008
In the late 1990s John Pollack was working as a Washington speechwriter when, frustrated by the cynicism and hypocrisy on Capitol Hill, he quit his job to pursue a boyhood dream. to build a boat made entirely of wine corks and take it on an epic journey.
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Author: Les Standiford | Narrator: Del Roy
Release Date: February 19, 2008
The fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed in one fell swoop by the strongest storm ever to hit U.
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Author: Noah Adams | Narrator: Noah Adams
Release Date: December 11, 2007
“It takes only nineteen seconds to walk the distance of the first powered flight. But when I was there the wind was up and cold on my face, and I felt as if I’d entered the black-and-white photograph I’d been seeing all my life. The sand is light gray, there’s a spill of surf in the distance.
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Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns
Release Date: December 11, 2007
The companion volume to the PBS documentary film about the first—and perhaps most astonishing—automobile trip across the United States.

In 1903 there were only 150 miles of paved roads in the entire nation and most people had never seen a “horseless buggy”—but that did not stop Horatio Nelson Jackson, a thirty-one-year-old Vermont doctor, who impulsively bet fifty dollars that he could drive his 20-horsepower automobile from San Francisco to New York City.
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