Red State Revolt The Teachers' Strike Wave and Working-Class Politics

Thirteen months after Trump allegedly captured the allegiance of "the white working class," a strike wave-the first in over four decades-rocked the United States. Inspired by the...

Conquering the Electron The Geniuses, Visionaries, Egomaniacs, and Scoundrels Who Built Our Electronic Age

Conquering the Electron offers listeners a true and engaging history of the world of electronics, beginning with the discoveries of static electricity and magnetism and ending...

Three Laws of Nature A Little Book on Thermodynamics

A short and entertaining introduction to thermodynamics that uses real-world examples to explain accessibly an important but subtle scientific theory. A romantic description of...

The Gunny A Vietnam Story

Regardless of his background or who might be helping him along, no man becomes a Marine until he has successfully completed Marine Corps Recruit Training. Then, if he makes it,...

Vietnam There & Back: A Combat Medic's Chronicle

In 1967, Jim Purtell left his small Midwestern town to join the US Army. He did so at a time when the country was pro-Vietnam and serving seemed an honorable thing to do. Little...

Geology A Very Short Introduction

In this Very Short Introduction, Jan Zalasiewicz gives a brief introduction to the fascinating field of geology. Describing how the science developed from its early beginnings, he...

The Baby Bombers The Inside Story of the Next Yankees Dynasty

Derek Jeter and the "Core Four" have passed the torch to a new generation of Yankees superstars—featuring Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez, Luis Severino, and Greg Bird—who...

Chop Suey A Cultural History of Chinese Food in the United States

In 1784, passengers on the ship Empress of China became the first Americans to land in China, and the first to eat Chinese food. Today there are over 40,000 Chinese restaurants...

A Taste for the Beautiful The Evolution of Attraction

Darwin developed the theory of sexual selection to explain why the animal world abounds in stunning beauty, from the brilliant colors of butterflies and fishes to the songs of...

Homeward Ship, Book 3

Life on the Ship has changed, and for Zax it means a return to the top.The Pilot Academy finally beckons and Zax battles for position against a competitor who brings a fascinating...

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