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  Cover Art: The Zookeeper's Wife: a War Story Ackerman, Diane
The Zookeeper's Wife: a War Story
During WWII, heroes emerged from the most unexpected places. In this moving account, Ackerman brings to life the true story of what happened to the human and animal residents of the Warsaw Zoo when the Nazi army invaded. Read by Suzanne Toren.
2007
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: The Elephant Whisperer: my Life with the Herd in the African Wild Anthony, Lawrence.
The Elephant Whisperer: my Life with the Herd in the African Wild
African conservationist Lawrence Anthony accepted a herd of rogue wild elephants on his game reserve in Zululand because he was the herd's last chance for survival. In the years that followed he became a part of their family. And as he battled to create a bond with the elephants, he came to realize that they had a great deal to teach him about life. Read by Simon Vance.
2012
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking Cain, Susan
Quiet: the Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
Passionately argued and impressively researched, the author shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts and how much we lose. Also draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to reveal the differences between extroverts and introverts. Read by Kathe Mazur.
2012
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Bruce Carlin, Peter Ames
Bruce
Carlin has produced the definitive biography of the Boss himself--rock legend Bruce Springsteen. Drawing upon unfettered access to the singer as well as his closest friends and colleagues, Carlin examines the depths of this iconic figure and his considerable music catalog. Read by Bobby Cannavale and the author.
2013
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Invisible Gorilla: and other Ways or Intuitions Deceive Us Chabris, Christopher F.
The Invisible Gorilla: and other Ways or Intuitions Deceive Us
Two experts in psychology and human behavior examine misperception and understanding, explaining why people fail to recognize the evidence right in front of them, enabling readers to conquer faulty thinking. Read by Dan Woren.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Seriously-- I'm Kidding DeGeneres, Ellen.
Seriously-- I'm Kidding
The much-loved entertainer opens up about her personal life, her talk show, and joining the judges' table of American Idol. Read by the author.
2011
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea Demick, Barbara
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea
Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the death of Kim Il-sung and the rise to power of his son, Kim Jong-il, the devastation of a far-ranging famine that killed one-fifth of the population. Read by Karen White.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Worst Hard Time: the Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl Egan, Timothy.
The Worst Hard Time: the Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Follows a diverse cast of individuals and families across the affected region, weaving together the eyewitness accounts of survivors now in their eighties and nineties. Read by Patrick Lawlor.
2006
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: The Ballad of Bob Dylan: a Portrait Epstein, Daniel Mark.
The Ballad of Bob Dylan: a Portrait
Drawn from interviews, an analysis of lyrics, and lifelong study, this in-depth, original take on one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century delves into his many accomplishments and explores his private life. Read by Bronson Pinchot.
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: American On Purpose: the Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot Ferguson, Craig
American On Purpose: the Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot
The host of "The Late, Late Show" traces his journey from working-class Glasgow to the comedic limelight of Hollywood, revealing his personal story of becoming an American citizen. Read by the author.
2009
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives French, Thomas
Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives
Based on six years of research, behind the scenes at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. A moving true story of betrayal, exile, loss, and the limits of freedom on an overcrowded planet--all framed inside one zoo reinventing itself for the twenty-first century. Read by John Allen Nelson.
2010
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Social Intelligence: the New Science of Human Relationships Goleman, Daniel.
Social Intelligence: the New Science of Human Relationships
"Explores the nature of relationships, finding that humans are "wired to connect." And brings together the latest research in biology and neuroscience to reveal how one's daily encounters shape the brain and affect the body." Read by Dennis Boutsikaris.
2006
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: The Lost Dogs : Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption Gorant, Jim.
The Lost Dogs : Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
Tells the story of survival and our powerful bond with man's best friend, in the aftermath of the nation's most notorious case of animal cruelty. Their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case and traces the effort to bring Vick to justice. Read by Paul Michael Garcia.
2010
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum Grandin, Temple
The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum
Meet the scientists and self-advocates who are introducing innovative theories of what causes, how we diagnose, and how best to treat autism. From the "aspies" in Silicon Valley to the five-year-old without language, Grandin understands the true meaning of the word spectrum. Read by Andrea Gallo.
2013
Adult Nonfiction Audiobook
  Cover Art: The Dog Says How Kling, Kevin
The Dog Says How
Minnesota author Kevin Kling blends together accounts of childhood mishaps, irrational adult behavior, and overcomiing obstacles in this collection of autobiographical stories. Read by the author.
2008
Adult Nonfiction CD 814.6 K686
  Cover Art: Into Thin Air: a Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Krakauer, Jon
Into Thin Air: a Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
The author describes his spring 1996 trek to Mt. Everest, a disastrous expedition that claimed the lives of eight climbers, and explains why he survived. Read by the author.
1998
Adult Nonfiction CD 796.522 K
  Cover Art: Where Men Win Glory: the Odyssey of Pat Tillman Krakauer, Jon.
Where Men Win Glory: the Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Krakauer draws from Tillman’s journals and letters, interviews with his wife and friends, conversations with the soldiers who served alongside him, to reveal a mosaic of this complex figure and the definitive account of the events and actions that led to his death. Read by Scott Brick.
2009
Adult Nonfiction CD 921 T4665 2009c
  Cover Art: In the Garden of Beasts: Love Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin Larson, Erik.
In the Garden of Beasts: Love Terror and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
A remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. Read by Stephen Hoye.
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: Drama: an Actor's Education Lithgow, John
Drama: an Actor's Education
"In this riveting personal history, John Lithgow shares a backstage view of his own struggle, crisis, and discovery, revealing the early life and career that took place out of the public eye and before he became a nationally known star."--Container. Read by the author.
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
  Cover Art: What it is Like to Go to War Marlantes, Karl
What it is Like to Go to War
In his memoir, Marlantes relates his combat experiences in Vietnam and discusses the daily contradictions warriors face in the grind of war, where each battle requires them to take life or spare life. He also underscores the need for returning veterans to be counseled properly. Read by Bronson Pinchot.
2011
Adult Nonfiction CD
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