Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Random House Audio #ad - Her relatives were shot and poisoned. New york times bestseller   -  national book AWARD FINALIST "Disturbing and riveting. It will sear your soul. Dave eggers, seattle times, kirkus,  newsday, paste, time magazine, time, gq, lit hub's "ultimate best books, " vogue, san francisco chronicle, new york times book reviewshelf AWARENESS'S BEST BOOK OF 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly, Bloomberg, Cosmopolitan, " Library Journal,  NPR's Maureen Corrigan,  NPR's "On Point,  Smithsonian, Slate.

Com and book browsefrom new yorker staff writer david grann, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history        In the 1920s, a twisting, #1 New York Times best-selling author of The Lost City of Z, the richest people per capita in the world were members of the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma.

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI #ad - Edgar hoover, turned to a former Texas Ranger named Tom White to unravel the mystery. And it was just the beginning, as more and more members of the tribe began to die under mysterious circumstances. In desperation, the young director, J. Then, one by one, the Osage began to be killed off. Based on years of research and startling new evidence, the book is a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, as each step in the investigation reveals a series of sinister secrets and reversals.

As the death toll climbed to more than twenty-four, the FBI took up the case.


Educated: A Memoir

Random House Audio #ad - 1 new york times,  and boston globe bestseller • named one of the ten best books of the year by the new york times book review • one of president barack obama’s favorite books of the year • bill gates’s holiday reading list • finalist for the national book critics circle’s award in autobiography • finalist for the national book critics circle’s john leonard prize for best first book • finalist for the pen/jean stein book award • finalist for the los angeles book prizenamed one of paste’s best memoirs of the decade • named one of the best books of the year by the washington post • o: the oprah magazine • time • npr • good morning america • san francisco chronicle • the guardian • the economist • financial times • newsday • new york post • theskimm • refinery29 • bloomberg • self • real simple • town & country • Bustle • Paste • Publishers Weekly • Library Journal • LibraryReads • BookRiot • Pamela Paul, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBorn to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, KQED • New York Public LibraryAn unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, WALL STREET JOURNAL, kept out of school, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom.

Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University.

Educated: A Memoir #ad - . Despite the singularity of tara westover’s childhood, but to make her current situation seem not so exceptional at all, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray them to grow up?”—Vogue“Westover has somehow managed not only to capture her unsurpassably exceptional upbringing, and resonant for many others.

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Before We Were Yours: A Novel

Random House Audio #ad - The blockbuster hit—over two million copies sold! a new york times,  wall Street Journal,  USA Today,  and Publishers Weekly Bestseller“Poignant, engrossing. People • “lisa wingate takes an almost unthinkable chapter in our nation’s history and weaves a tale of enduring power. Paula mclain Memphis, 1939.

Twelve-year-old rill foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. Wingate is a master-storyteller, and you’ll find yourself pulled along as she reveals the wake of terror and heartache that is Georgia Tann’s legacy. Parade. At the mercy of the facility’s cruel director, Rill fights to keep her sisters and brother together in a world of danger and uncertainty.

Based on one of america’s most notorious real-life scandals—in which georgia tann, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country—Lisa Wingate’s riveting, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, the heart never forgets where we belong.

Before We Were Yours: A Novel #ad - Publishers weekly’s #3 longest-running bestseller of 2017 • winner of the Southern Book Prize • If All Arkansas Read the Same Book Selection“Sure to be one of the most compelling books you pick up this year. Aiken, south Carolina, present day. Born into wealth and privilege, avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career as a federal prosecutor, a handsome fiancé, and a lavish wedding on the horizon.


Where the Crawdads Sing

Penguin Audio #ad - When two young men from town become intrigued by her wild beauty, Kya opens herself to a new life--until the unthinkable happens. Where the crawdads sing is at once an exquisite ode to the natural world, a heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder. So in late 1969, when handsome chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl.

Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home, finding friends in the gulls and lessons in the sand. But kya is not what they say. Owens reminds us that we are forever shaped by the children we once were, and that we are all subject to the beautiful and violent secrets that nature keeps.

Where the Crawdads Sing #ad - . 1 new york times bestsellermore than 4 million copies solda reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick"I can't even express how much I love this book! I didn't want this story to end!"--Reese Witherspoon"Painfully beautiful. The new york times book reviewfor years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.

Then the time comes when she yearns to be touched and loved.


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

Simon & Schuster Audio #ad - Included in the northwest ordinance were three remarkable conditions: freedom of religion, free universal education, and most importantly, the prohibition of slavery.1 new york times bestseller pulitzer prize–winning historian david mccullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

As part of the treaty of paris, a wilderness empire northwest of the ohio River containing the future states of Ohio, Britain ceded the land that comprised the immense Northwest Territory, in which Great Britain recognized the new United States of America, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, and Wisconsin. They settled in what is now Marietta on the banks of the Ohio River.

Like so many of mccullough’s subjects, they let no obstacle deter or defeat them. They and their families created a town in a primeval wilderness, while coping with such frontier realities as floods, fires, wolves and bears, no guarantees of any sort, no roads or bridges, all the while negotiating a contentious and sometimes hostile relationship with the native people.

The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West #ad - A massachusetts minister named Manasseh Cutler was instrumental in opening this vast territory to veterans of the Revolutionary War and their families for settlement. Drawn in great part from a rare and all-but-unknown collection of diaries and letters by the key figures, The Pioneers is a uniquely American story of people whose ambition and courage led them to remarkable accomplishments.

Mccullough tells the story through five major characters: Cutler and Putnam; Cutler’s son Ephraim; and two other men, one a carpenter turned architect, and the other a physician who became a prominent pioneer in American science. This is a revelatory and quintessentially American story, written with David McCullough’s signature narrative energy.


The Tattooist of Auschwitz

HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio #ad - For lale -- a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer -- it was love at first sight and he determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure that Gita did, too. They eventually made their way to Australia, where they raised a son and had a successful life. There have been many books about the Holocaust--and there will be many more.

Terrible though this story is, it is also a story of hope and of courage. In that terrible place, lale was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival--literally scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would become one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust.

But when gita died, Lale felt he could no longer carry the burden of their past alone. Lale used the infinitesimal freedom of movement that this position awarded him to exchange jewels and money taken from murdered Jews for food to keep others alive. Read by richard armitagethe tattooist of auschwitz is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews, who survived Auschwitz and eventually made their home in Australia.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz #ad - He understood exactly what was in store for him and his fellow prisoners and he was determined to survive -- not just to survive, but to leave the camp with his dignity and integrity intact, to live his life to the full. It is also -- almost unbelievably -- a love story. It shows the very best of humanity in the very worst of circumstances.

What makes this one so memorable is Lale Sokolov's incredible zest for life.


The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story

Grand Central Publishing #ad - Indigenous tribes speak of ancestors who fled there to escape the Spanish invaders, and they warn that anyone who enters this sacred city will fall ill and die. P. P1 {margin: 00px 00px 00px 00px; font: 11. 0px helvetica} span. S1 {font-kerning: none}. In an unexplored valley ringed by steep mountains, tantalizing evidence of not just an undiscovered city but an enigmatic, that flight revealed the unmistakable image of a sprawling metropolis, lost civilization.

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Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission

Random House Audio #ad - Hampton sides explores the mystery of human behavior under extreme duress—the resilience of the prisoners, tropical diseases, who defied the Japanese authorities even as they endured starvation, and unspeakable tortures; the violent cultural clashes with Japanese guards and soldiers steeped in the warrior ethic of Bushido; the remarkable heroism of the Rangers and Filipino guerrillas; the complex motivations of the U.

S. A tense, powerful, grand account of one of the most daring exploits of World War II. On january 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U. S. Used book in Good Condition. High command, some of whom could justly be charged with abandoning the men of Bataan in 1942; and the nearly suicidal bravado of several spies, including priests and a cabaret owner, who risked their lives to help the prisoners during their long ordeal.

At once a gripping depiction of men at war and a compelling story of redemption, The Greatest Generation, Ghost Soldiers joins such landmark books as Flags of Our Fathers, The Rape of Nanking, and D-Day in preserving the legacy of World War II for future generations. Army 6th ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines.

Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission #ad - Their mission: march thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British POWs who had spent three years in a surreally hellish camp near the city of Cabanatuan. As the rangers stealthily moved through enemy-occupied territory, they could possibly confront as many as 8, and instead of facing the few dozen prison guards, they learned that Cabanatuan had become a major transshipment point for the Japanese retreat, 000 battle-hardened enemy troops.

Hampton sides's vivid minute-by-minute narration of the raid and his chronicle of the prisoners' wrenching experiences are masterful.


The Silent Patient

Macmillan Audio #ad - The price of her art skyrockets, and she, the silent patient, is hidden away from the tabloids and spotlight at the Grove, a secure forensic unit in North London. Theo faber is a criminal psychotherapist who has waited a long time for the opportunity to work with Alicia. The perfect binge listen. Yahoo lifestyle Instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

This program includes a bonus interview with the author. The silent patient is a shocking psychological thriller of a woman’s act of violence against her husband―and of the therapist obsessed with uncovering her motive. A famous painter married to an in-demand fashion photographer, she lives in a grand house with big windows overlooking a park in one of London’s most desirable areas.

The Silent Patient #ad - Michaelides has crafted a totally original, spellbinding psychological mystery so quirky, so unique that it should have its own genre. David baldacci Used book in Good Condition. One evening her husband gabriel returns home late from a fashion shoot, and Alicia shoots him five times in the face, and then never speaks another word.

Alicia’s refusal to talk, or give any kind of explanation, turns a domestic tragedy into something far grander, a mystery that captures the public imagination and casts Alicia into notoriety. More praise for the silent patient: “Absolutely brilliant… I read it in a state of intense, breathless excitement.

Stephen fry “smart, sophisticated storytelling freighted with real suspense - a very fine novel by any standard.


The Reckoning: A Novel

Random House Audio #ad - In a major novel unlike anything he has written before, john grisham takes us on an incredible journey, from the Jim Crow South to the jungles of the Philippines during World War II; from an insane asylum filled with secrets to the Clanton courtroom where Pete’s defense attorney tries desperately to save him.

Reminiscent of the finest tradition of southern Gothic storytelling,  The Reckoning would not be complete without Grisham’s signature layers of legal suspense, and he delivers on every page. A murder mystery, a courtroom drama, a family saga…The Reckoning is Grisham's argument that he's not just a boilerplate thriller writer.

Most jurors will think the counselor has made his case. Usa today   october 1946, neighbor, mississippi pete banning was clanton, a farmer, Clanton, father, the patriarch of a prominent family, Mississippi’s favorite son—a decorated World War II hero, and a faithful member of the Methodist church.

The Reckoning: A Novel #ad - Then one cool october morning he rose early, drove into town, and committed a shocking crime. Pete's only statement about it—to the sheriff, to the jury, to the judge, to his lawyers, and to his family—was: "I have nothing to say. He was not afraid of death and was willing to take his motive to the grave.

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Alexander Hamilton

Penguin Audio #ad - His is a hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, and Burr, Adams, Monroe, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza.

To repudiate his legacy, “is, in many ways, ” Chernow writes, to repudiate the modern world. Chernow here recounts hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, coauthoring the federalist Papers, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, leading the Federalist Party, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, founding the Bank of New York, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.

Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure.

Alexander Hamilton #ad - Chernow’s biography gives hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. A new york times bestseller, the founding father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, and shaped the newborn nation.

In the first full-length biography of alexander Hamilton in decades, inspire, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, and scandalize the newborn America.