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Things That Matter

Things That Matter

by Charles Krauthammer

From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.   A brilliant stylist known for an un...

Narrator: Charles Krauthamme...
Published: 12/10/2013
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The Point of It All

The Point of It All

by Charles Krauthammer

Created and compiled by Charles Krauthammer before his death, The Point of It All is an intimate collection of the influential columnist’s most important works. Spanning the personal, political and philosophical—including never-before-publ...

Narrator: Jeremy Bobb
Published: 12/04/2018
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The New New Rules

The New New Rules

by Bill Maher

From bestselling author and host of HBO's Real Time, Bill Maher's new book of political riffs serves up a savagely funny set of rules for preserving sanity in an insane world A follow-up to the New York Times bestselling The New Rules, The New New...

Narrator: Bill Maher
Published: 11/14/2011
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The Age of Obama

The Age of Obama

by Charles Krauthammer

The brilliant stylist, popular weekly columnist, Fox News commentator, and bestselling author Charles Krauthammer reflects on the legacy of our 44th president.  In these five new essays, Krauthammer offers a critique of the Obama Administration:&...

Narrator: Charles Krauthamme...
Published: 05/12/2015
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All It Takes Is Guts

All It Takes Is Guts

by Walter E. Williams

This is a collection of Walter Williams essays, drawn from his syndicated column. Williams writes with brilliant clarityand he doesnt mince words. He destroys a number of prevailing myths, such as economic and social disparities being the result of ra...

Narrator: Peter Kjenaas
Published: 11/03/2011
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The View from Flyover Country

The View from Flyover Country

by Sarah Kendzior

NEW YORK TIMES and MIBA BESTSELLERFrom the St. Louisa€“based journalist often credited with first predicting Donald Trumpa€™s presidential victory."A collection of sharp-edged, humanistic pieces about the American heartland...Pas...

Narrator: Sarah Kendzior
Published: 04/24/2018
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Time for Outrage

Time for Outrage

by Stephane Hessel

This controversial, impassioned call-to-arms for a return to the ideals that fueled the French Resistance has sold millions of copies worldwide since its publication in France in October 2010. Rejecting the dictatorship of world financial markets and...

Narrator: Bob Walter
Published: 09/20/2011
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AlexanderPlatz Berlin

AlexanderPlatz, Berlin

by Georg Diez

Alexanderplatz has long survived as the symbol of a city burdened by its ruinous past. In 2012, twenty-year-old Jonny K. was beaten to death on this infamous Berlin square—and Germany’s first multicultural murder brought another shock to a...

Narrator: Christopher Lane
Published: 08/12/2014
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Bob Schieffers America

Bob Schieffer's America

by Bob Schieffer

Unbridged CDs * 6 CDs, 7 hours Wise, rueful, candid, graceful commentaries from one of journalism’s most stylish and respected writers.

Narrator: Bob Schieffer
Published: 09/09/2008
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The Time of Our Lives

The Time of Our Lives

by Peggy Noonan

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERINCLUDES NEW COLUMNS THAT WON THE 2017 PULITZER PRIZE FOR COMMENTARY Witty, incisive, often prophetic and always original, The Time of Our Lives offers the best of Peggy Noonan's writing. Now with a new preface and columns th...

Narrator: Betsy Foldes Meima...
Published: 11/03/2015
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The Truth About Hillary

The Truth About Hillary

by Edward Klein

New York Times best-selling author Edward Klein is a former foreign editor for Newsweek and former editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine. In this illuminating exploration of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Klein draws on insider sources to reveal the...

Narrator: Edward Klein
Published: 06/22/2005
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Can It Happen Here

Can It Happen Here?

by Cass R. Sunstein

“What makes Trump immune is that he is not a president within the context of a healthy Republican government. He is a cult leader of a movement that has taken over a political party – and he specifically campaigned on a platform of one-ma...

Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Published: 03/06/2018
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Were Doomed Now What

We're Doomed. Now What?

by Roy Scranton

We're Doomed, Now What? addresses the crisis that is our time through a series of brilliant, moving, and original essays on climate change, war, literature, and loss, from one of the most provocative and iconoclastic minds of his generation.

Narrator: Kevin T. Collins
Published: 07/17/2018
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Beautiful Country Burn Again

Beautiful Country Burn Again

by Ben Fountain

In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics and an exploration of the third American existential crisis Twice before in its history, the United States...

Narrator: Ron Butler
Published: 09/25/2018
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