21 Dog Years: Doing Time @ Amazon.com by Mike Daisey Narrator: Mike Daisey Unabridged Running Time (Hours): 6:40 Mike Daisey worked at Amazon.com for nearly two years during the dot-com frenzy of the late nineties. Now that his nondisclosure agreement has expired, he can tell the real story - one that blends tech culture, hero worship, cat litter, Albanian economics, and venture capitalism into a surreal cocktail of delusion.... [more][request]
3000 Degrees: The True Story of a Deadly Fire and the Men Who Fought It by Sean Flynn Narrator: Richard Rohan Unabridged Running Time (Hours): 7:01 On December 3, 1999, the call crackled in to the men of the Worchester, Massachusetts Fire Department: a three-alarm warehouse blaze in a six-story windowless colossus of brick and mortar. Firefighters love the excitement of a "triple." But this was a different beast.... [more][request]
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt Narrator: Frank McCourt Unabridged Running Time (Hours): 13:10 Frank McCourt's Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir, movingly read in his own voice, bears all the marks of a classic. Born in Depression-era Brooklyn to Irish immigrant parents, Frank was later raised in the slums of Limerick, Ireland. ... [more][request]
Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama Narrator: Barack Obama Abridged Running Time (Hours): 06:10 In July 2004, Barack Obama electrified the Democratic National Convention with an address that spoke to Americans across the political spectrum. Now, in The Audacity of Hope, Senator Obama calls for a different brand of politics:... [more][request]
Benjamin Franklin: An American Life by Walter Isaacson Narrator: Boyd Gaines Abridged Running Time (Hours): 7:17 In best selling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography, we discover why Franklin turns to us from history's stage with eyes that twinkle from behind his new-fangled spectacles. In Benjamin Franklin, Isaacson shows how Franklin defines both his own time and ours.... [more][request]
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