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Author: Jody Rosen
Release Date: May 24, 2022
A panoramic revisionist portrait of the nineteenth-century invention that is transforming the twenty-first-century worldThe bicycle is a vestige of the Victorian era, seemingly at odds with our age of smartphones and ride-sharing apps and driverless ...
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Author: Peter Robison
Release Date: January 11, 2022
A suspenseful behind-the-scenes look at the dysfunction that contributed to one of the worst tragedies in modern aviation: the 2018 and 2019 crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX. An "authoritative, gripping and finely detailed narrative that charts the decl...
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Author: Will Doig | Narrator: Will Doig
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The story of the world's most audacious infrastructure project.Less than a decade ago, China did not have a single high-speed train in service. Today, it owns a network of 14,000 miles of high-speed rail, far more than the rest of the world combined....
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Author: Katherine Sharp Landdeck | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: April 21, 2020
“With the fate of the free world hanging in the balance, women pilots went aloft to serve their nation. . . . A soaring tale in which, at long last, these daring World War II pilots gain the credit they deserve.”—Liza Mundy,...
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Author: Lauren Kessler | Narrator: Hollis McCarthy
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Pancho Barnes was a force of nature, a woman who lived a big, messy, colorful, unconventional life. She ran through three fortunes, four husbands, and countless lovers. She outflew Amelia Earhart, outsmarted Howard Hughes, outdrank the Mexican Army, ...
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Author: Christine Negroni | Narrator: Christine Negroni
Release Date: September 27, 2016
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“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...
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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 peo...
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Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: October 27, 2015
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • From America’s “forgotten war” in Korea comes an unforgettable tale of courage by the author of A Higher Call. Devotion tells the inspirational story of t...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 jour...
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