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Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet
Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet by Edward Wilson-Lee

Published to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in April 2016, a breathtaking exploration into Shakespeare as a global poet. Whilst travelling in Luxor, Edward Wilson-Lee encountered a man who called out to him from the summer shade ...

The Coming World Oil Crisis
The Coming World Oil Crisis by Martin Blackwell

The industrial civilization, which began roughly 150 years ago, is entering a decisive phase as the resources needed to satisfy its ravenous appetite are running scarce. Human societies living an industrialized life have used up resources that took nature...

The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Seymour M. Hersh

Electrifying investigation of White House lies about the assassination of Osama bin Laden In 2011, an elite group of US Navy SEALS stormed an enclosure in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad and killed Osama bin Laden, the man the United States had begun cha...

Syrian Dust: Reporting from the Heart of the War
Syrian Dust: Reporting from the Heart of the War by Francesca Borri

August 21, 2013: A chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of Damascus reminds the world of the existence of the Syrian war. Hundreds of journalists from every corner of the world rush to the frontier only to leave disappointed when Obama decides not to bo...

Kinglake 350
Kinglake 350 by Adrian Hyland

On 7 February 2009, Roger Wood was the police officer in charge of Kinglake, at the epicentre of the worst ever bushfire disaster in Australia's history, Black Saturday. As the firestorm engulfed the community, he risked his life again and again to try to...

Stuffocation: Living More with Less
Stuffocation: Living More with Less by James Wallman

Trend forecaster James Wallman reveals the world's growing sense of stuffocation - and how we can move away from it. We have more stuff than we could ever need - clothes we don't wear, kit we don't use, and toys we don't play with. But having everything w...

Excerpts from The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Eleventh Edition
Excerpts from The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information, Eleventh Edition by Various

Prepare yourself for the ultimate multicast performance. We've gathered many of Audible's most popular narrators to bring to life some of the most extraordinary words ever written. 19 words, in fact, carefully selected and arranged alphabetically as in th...

Marriages Are Made in Bond Street: True Stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau
Marriages Are Made in Bond Street: True Stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau by Penrose Halson

In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined 24-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London's Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. ...

How to Be Parisian: Wherever You Are
How to Be Parisian: Wherever You Are by Anne Berest

How to Be Parisian brilliantly deconstructs the French woman's views on culture, fashion and attitude. Bohemian freethinkers and iconoclasts, Anne Berest, Caroline De Maigret, Audrey Diwan and Sophie Mas cut through the myths in this gorgeous, witty guide...

The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane
The Vanishing of Flight MH370: The True Story of the Hunt for the Missing Malaysian Plane by Richard Quest

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 ...

Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East: Lessons from the Cold War
Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East: Lessons from the Cold War by Ozzie Paez

Decision Making in a Nuclear Middle East analyzes the implications of a nuclear Iran by applying lessons from the Cold War. It takes a hard look at the assumed stability of the Cold War, the judgment of Soviet and American leaders, technology glitches, in...

EMP: Electromagnetic Pulse: Prepping for Tomorrow Series
EMP: Electromagnetic Pulse: Prepping for Tomorrow Series by Bobby Akart

The clock is ticking. One second after. One year after. How will America survive a complete collapse of our critical infrastructure following an EMP attack? One of the threats facing our nation is the use of an EMP weapon to cause a grid down scenario. Th...

Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church
Betrayal: The Crisis in the Catholic Church by The Investigative Staff of the Boston Globe

On 31 January 2002, The Boston Globe published a report that sent shockwaves around the world. Their findings, based on a six-month campaign by the 'Spotlight' investigative team, showed that hundreds of children in Boston had been abused by Catholic prie...

The Three Battles of Wanat and Other True Stories
The Three Battles of Wanat and Other True Stories by Mark Bowden

New York Times best-selling author Mark Bowden has had a prolific career as one of America's leading journalists and nonfiction writers. His new collection, The Three Battles of Wanat and Other True Stories, features the best of his long-form pieces on wa...

Making It up as I Go Along
Making It up as I Go Along by Marian Keyes

You'll be wincing in recognition and scratching your head in incredulity, but like Marian herself you won't be able to stop laughing at the sheer delightful absurdity that is modern life - because each and every one of us is clearly making it up as we go ...

For Queen and Currency
For Queen and Currency by Michael Gillard

In For Queen & Currency, investigative journalist Michael Gillard exposes a massive fraud and security scandal at Buckingham Palace that Scotland Yard and the Royal Household tried to suppress. Drawing on thousands of leaked documents and police sourc...

City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence

To the charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a 'nursery for terrorists'; to the Western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort. Situated hu...

Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran
Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran by Laura Secor

The drama that shaped today's Iran, from the Revolution to the present day. In 1979, seemingly overnight - moving at a clip some 30 years faster than the rest of the world - Iran became the first revolutionary theocracy in modern times. Since then, the co...

Peregovoryi. Sekretnyie metodiki spetssluzhb [Conversation: Secret Techniques of Special Services]
Peregovoryi. Sekretnyie metodiki spetssluzhb [Conversation: Secret Techniques of Special Services] by Richard Graham

V knige Peregovoryi. Metodiki spetssluzhb v dostupnoy forme izlozhenyi luchshie psihologicheskie priYomyi vedeniya peregovorov. Vyi uznaete, kak na praktike pri pomoschi takogo silnogo oruzhiya, kak slovo, dobivatsya svoih tseley. Ekspertyi i opyitnyie sp...

World Peace - The Transition: Of an Automated Society
World Peace - The Transition: Of an Automated Society by Edward Tilley

World Peace - the Transition is both a plan to automate civilization in 250+ worthwhile innovation projects, and an epistemology (a study of education) that explains why we don't have world peace already. The transition explains exactly what is needed to ...

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