Bestselling author Donna Vanliere discusses her novel The Christmas Hope, the third in her series to be adapted for film by CBS television.
The author of THE WORLD IS FLAT returns with a new, essential book: HOT, FLAT, AND CROWDED: WHY WE NEED A GREEN REVOLUTION--AND HOW IT CAN RENEW AMERICA. Friedman explains how by embracing green technology and clean energy, America can regain its world stature and lead the next big industry.
A Climate Change Conversation with Google Founders, moderated by Tom Friedman, held at the World Economic Forum's Annual General Meeting in Davos, January 2008.
Earth and her colonies are now smoldering ruins, and the few survivors have fled to distant, Earth-like Safehold, to try to rebuild. But the Gbaba can detect the emissions of an industrial civilization, so the human rulers of Safehold have taken extraordinary measures: with mind control and hidden high technology, they've built a religion in which every Safeholdian believes, a religion designed to keep Safehold society medieval forever.
Watch this video to hear Harvard Business School Professsor John Kotter talk about his book Our Iceberg Is Melting.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Tom Friedman's book The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century. When scholars write the history of the world twenty years from now, what will they say was the most crucial development in the first few years of the twenty-first century? The attacks on the World Trade Center on 9/11 and the Iraq war?
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Andrew M. Greeley's novel The Priestly Sins. Not since his runaway bestseller, The Cardinal Sins, has Father Andrew Greeley written such a searing and topical novel about the state of the Catholic Church. The Priestly Sins tells the story of Father Herman Hoffman, a gifted and innocent young man from the distant prairies of the Great Plains.
Listen to this excerpt from John Kotter and Dan Cohen's audiobook The Heart of Change.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from John P. Kotter's book Leading Change. John Kotter, the world's foremost expert on business leadership, distills twenty-five years of experience into Leading Change.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from John Kotter's Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions, read by Oliver Wyman.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Bill McKibben's book Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. Twenty years ago, with The End of Nature, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about global warming. Those warnings went mostly unheeded; now, he insists, we need to acknowledge that we've waited too long, and that massive change to our environment is not only unavoidable but already under way. Our old familiar globe is suddenly melting, drying, acidifying, flooding, and burning in ways that
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's novel The Christmas Hope. Perennial New York Times bestsellers and Audie Award finalists The Christmas Shoes and The Christmas Blessing have become inspirational holiday classics, and The Christmas Hope is poised to become a seasonal favorite in its own right. Patricia and Mark Addison have long given up the hope of having a meaningful Christmas. But this year, Patricia's job as a social worker will lead her to a very special five-year-old. Against h
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Donna VanLiere's novel The Christmas Blessing. In The Christmas Shoes, young Nathan Andrews was a child who lost his mother to cancer. Now his deepest wish is to become a doctor. When a stranger named Robert gave him the money to buy his mother a pair of shoes for her last Christmas, both Robert and Nathan learned the deepest lessons of love and giving. Now a medical student in his third year, Nathan realizes there are still things to be learned about faith, blessings,
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from David Weber's science fiction novel Off Armageddon Reef, Book 1 in the Safehold series. Humanity pushed its way to the stars—and encountered the Gbaba, a ruthless alien race that nearly wiped us out. Earth and her colonies are now smoldering ruins, and the few survivors have fled to distant, Earth-like Safehold, to try to rebuild. But the Gbaba can detect the emissions of an industrial civilization, so the human rulers of Safehold have taken extraordinary measures: with
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from David Weber's science fiction novel By Schism Rent Asunder, book 2 in the Safehold series. The world has changed. The mercantile kingdom of Charis has prevailed over the alliance designed to exterminate it. Armed with a multitude of small technological improvements—better sailing vessels, better guns, better devices of all sorts—Charis faced the combined navies of the rest of the world at Darcos Sound and Armageddon Reef, and broke them. Despite the implacable hostility
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from David Weber's science fiction novel A Mighty Fortress, book 4 in the Safehold series. Young Cayleb Ahrmahk has accomplished things few people could even dream of. Not yet even thirty years old, he's won the most crushing naval victories in human history. He's smashed a hostile alliance of no less than five princedoms and won the hand of the beautiful young Queen Sharleyan of Chisholm. Cayleb and Sharleyan have created the Charisian Empire, the greatest naval power in th
Will the stock market crash again? Peter Schiff accurately predicted the crash of 2008 - now he explains how to protect your family, your money, and your country from what is coming.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim's book The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Converse Confidently about Society and the Arts, narrated by Oliver Wyman and Helen Litchfield. When The Intellectual Devotional debuted in the fall of 2006, it became an instant national bestseller. NBC's Today show judged it a "great book to give as a Christmas gift."
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Thomas Frank's book The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Ruined Government, Enriched Themselves, and Beggared the Nation. The Wrecking Crew supplies the first and—lacking future fact-finding commissions—probably the only full reckoning of what conservatism has wrought. Casting back to the early days of the conservative revolution, Frank describes the rise of a ruling coalition dedicated to dismantling government.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Sandra Harmon's book Mafia Son: The Scarpa Mob Family, the FBI, and a Story of Betrayal. The Scarpas were a Mafia dynasty led by Greg Scarpa, Sr., a man so addicted to killing that he was nicknamed "The Grim Reaper." His son, Gregory, Jr., worshipped him and was slowly drawn into his dark world. What no one but father and son knew was that for thirty years, starting in the 1960s, Scarpa, Sr. was an informant, working intimately with FBI handlers.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's book The Intellectual Devotional: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Roam Confidently with the Cultured Class, narrated by Oliver Wyman and Helen Litchfield. This daily digest of intellectual challenge and learning will arouse curiosity, refresh knowledge, expand horizons, and keep the mind sharp.
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from The Hamster Revolution: How to manage your email before it manages you, by Mike Song, Vicki Halsey, and Tim Burress. Written in parable form, The Hamster Revolution tells the story of Harold, an HR Director who has fallen victim to the dreaded clutches of info-glut. Paralyzed by a deluge of electronic data and e-mail, his days fill with repetitive and fruitless action.
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