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Philosophy and Religion
Peter Lerman lays out the tenets of author Thomas Berry’s unique beliefs as expressed in his audiobook… Lerman narrates at a steady pace with impeccable phrasing. His consistent tone and modulation help listeners grasp Berry’s powerful message…. Lerman’s sincere and knowledgeable presentation gives gravitas to Berry’s appeal.
Memoir – Scientist/Biologist/Ecologist
From the author of The Population Bomb-Acclaimed as a public scientist and as a spokesperson on pressing environmental and equity issues Paul R. Ehrlich reflects on his life, his scientific research, his public advocacy.
The House That Rock Built by Norm N. Nite and Tom Feran – The story of how the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame came to be and how it came to be located in Cleveland. (Will be released for sale in January 2023)
Creativity and Innovation
21 Days to a Big Idea by Bryan Mattimore is a 21 Day do-it-yourself guided workshop on how to generate the Big Ideas you and your team need to break through to the next level. Bryan has decades of success doing just such sessions with Fortune 500 Companies looking for the next big breakthrough product or service, or even the next great advertising campaign.
and the Fourth Amendment
Government Surveillance – its current state and the current limits under the Fourth Amendment and recent case law. The author is a well known and highly regarded expert in the field and offers his analysis and insight, as well as recommendations.
American business has always been involved in the business of observing and recording the details of the behavior of employees, customers, and competitors. Company spies infiltrated labor organizers. overseers watched enslaved persons, and today we are tracked everywhere we go online. This engaging book from University of Pennsylvania Press chronicles the history of these practices.
After the global banking crisis of 2008 there came a re-alignment and re-assessment of the institutions that had been set up in the wakes of WW II in Bretton Woods – mainly the IMF and the World Bank. Keynesian Economics contained the guiding principles. Now we find that the world economy is questioning this order.
Politics and Media
Can a Harvard professor help us to understand how we came to so mistrust our fellow Americans? And how to get out of this bad situation?
Prominent theologians, clergy, sociologists, and other scholars explore the growing numbers of the religiously non-affiliated in America. Why is it growing and what does it mean for us, as a society.
Who was this charming, little reprobate? An art forger? A Poker champion? Did he do himself in? Or was it someone else’s clever idea?
History of Medicine
In 1930’s America the very first surgical procedure to relieve the suffering of the severely mentally ill showed great promise. It was the only alternative to the overcrowded and underfunded ‘Mental Asylums’ of the day.
History / Biography
FDR Navigated the challenges of the Great Depression and then the run-up to and the victory in WWII.
What does one of the world’s leading visionaries in the field of genetics have to say about the future of life? (Both natural and artificial.)
What has suburban culture contributed to the Great American Story and Culture?