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June NonFiction Audiobooks
BCD B Bissinger
Father’s Day by Buzz Bissinger. Read by the author. 8 discs. 8+ hours.
“Bissinger’s twin sons, Gerry and Zach, were born three minutes apart, and although both boys were born prematurely, Gerry left the hospital after two months able to breathe on his own; Zach remained in the neonatal intensive care unit, struggling to breathe and to survive. Although Zach never recovered from the brain injuries caused by lack of oxygen, he grew into a lovable man who loves people and who is a savant who memorizes people’s birthdays, features of maps, but who also loves the familiar and the routine structure of his life. So when Zach turns 24, Bissinger proposes that the two of them set out on the open road and drive across the country. In this wrenchingly honest road tale, Bissinger searches desperately to discover who his son really is as well as to come to terms with his own feelings of inadequacy and insecurity as a parent.”
Publishers Weekly May 2012
BCD B Chanel
Chanel: an intimate life by Lisa Chaney. Read by Carole Boyd. 14 discs. 17+ hours.
BCD B Eisenhower
Eisenhower in War and Peace by Jean Edward Smith. Read by Paul Hecht. 24 discs. 28+ hours.
BCD B King
A Natural Woman: a memoir by Carole King. Read by the author. 12 discs. 14 hours.
BCD B Pausch
Dream New Dreams: reimagining my life after loss by Jai Pausch. 7 discs. 8+ hours. Read by Amanda Carlin.
BCD B Quindlen
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: a memoir by Anna Quindlen. Read by the author. 6 discs. 7+ hours.
BCD B Luttrell
Service: a navy seal at war by Marcus Luttrelll with James D. Hornfischer. Read by Kevin T. Collins and Colleen Werthmann. 10 discs. 12+ hours.
BCD B Rather
Rather Outspoken: my life in the news by Dan Rather with Digby Diehl. Read by the author. 10 discs. 11+ hours.
BCD B Shadid
House of Stone: a memoir of home, family, and a lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid. Read by Neil Shah.
10 discs. 11 + hours.
BCD B Shin
Escape from Camp 14: one man’s remarkable odyssey from North Korea to freedom in the west by Blaine Harden. Read by the author. 6 discs. 6+ hours.
BCD B Slakey
To the Last Breath: a memoir of going to extremes by Francis Slakey. Read by the author. 6 discs. 7+ hours.
“ Georgetown physics professor Francis Slakey sets out to climb the highest mountain on every continent and surf every ocean… A gripping adventure of the body and mind, To the Last Breath depicts the quest that leads Slakey around the globe, almost takes his life, challenges his fiercely held beliefs, and opens his heart .”
BCD 158.1 Duhigg
The Power of Habit: why we do what we do in life and business by Charles Duhigg. Read by Mike Chamberlain.
9 discs. 10+ hours.
BCD 320.973 Levin
Ameritopia by Mark R. Levin. Read by Adam Grupper and the author. 7 discs. 8 hours.
BCD 330.973 Rat
Greedy Bastards: how we can stop corporate communists, banksters, and other vampires from sucking America dry by Dylan Ratigan. Read by the author. 6 discs. 6+ hours.
BCD 332.6 Terranova
Buy High, Sell Higher: why buy-and-hold is dead and other surprising investing lessons by Joe Terranova. Read by L.J. Ganser. 7 discs. 8+ hours.
BCD 363.325 Bergen
Manhunt: the ten-year search for Bin Laden from 9/11 to Abbottabad by Peter L. Bergen. Read by Mark Deakins.
7 discs. 8+ hours.
BCD 791.43 Cain
Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking by Susan Cain. Read by Kathe Mazur. 9 discs.
BCD 796.357 Araton
Driving Mr. Yogi: Yogi Berra, Ron Guidry and baseball’s greatest gift by Harvey Araton. Read by Peter Berkrot.
6 discs. 7+ hours.
BCD 940.54 Hastings
Inferno: the world at war, 1939-1945 by Max Hastings. Read by Ralph Cosham. 26 discs. 31+ hours.
BCD 940.5423 Brady
Twelve Desperate Miles: the epic WWII voyage of the S.S. Contessa by Tim Brady. Read by Joe Barrett. 8 discs. 9+ hours.
BCD 973.9209 Gibbs
The Presidents Club: inside the world’s most exclusive fraternity by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy. Read by Bob Walter. 18 discs. 22 hours.