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Why We Drive

by Matthew B. Crawford & Ron Butler HarperAudio (June 09, 2020)

From the author of the landmark Shop Class as Soulcraft, a brilliant, first-of-its-kind celebration of driving as a unique pathway of human freedom, one now critically threatened by automation. 

"A thoughtful,...


Door to Door

by Edward Humes & Marc Cashman HarperAudio (April 12, 2016)

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Garbology explores the hidden and costly wonders of our buy-it-now, get-it-today world of transportation, revealing the surprising truths, mounting challenges,...


Fast N' Loud

by Richard Rawlings, Mark Dagostino & Alexander Cendese HarperAudio (May 12, 2015)

The breakout star of Discovery's hit automotive restoration show Fast N' Loud takes readers on an entertaining ride through his wild life and behind the scenes of his hit show in this memoir and automotive handbook,...


Policing the Open Road

by Sarah A. Seo & Nancy Wu Blackstone Publishing (February 18, 2020)

How the rise of the car, the symbol of American personal freedom, inadvertently led to ever more intrusive policing-with disastrous consequences for racial equality in our criminal justice system.

When Americans...


Stealing the General

by Russell S. Bonds & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (April 12, 2011)

On April 12, 1862—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and nineteen infantry...


Falling Upwards

by Richard Holmes & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (October 29, 2013)

Falling Upwards tells the story of the enigmatic groupof men and women who first risked their lives to take to the air and sodiscovered a new dimension of human experience. Why they did it, what theircontemporaries...


The Aviators

by Winston Groom & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Gifted storyteller Winston Groom, the bestselling author of ForrestGump, has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes whodefined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh,...


TWA 800

by Jack Cashill & Richard Ferrone Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

What really happened to TWA 800? On the twentieth anniversary of the crash, author Jack Cashill reveals shocking new evidence.

TWA Flight 800 crashed into the Atlantic shortly after takeoff from JFK Airport...


Heaven's Ditch

by Jack Kelly & Andrew Reilly Blackstone Publishing (July 05, 2016)

"The Erie Canal rubbed Aladdin's lamp. America awoke, catching for the first time the wondrous vision of its own dimensions and power."--Francis Kimball, American architect

The technological marvel of its age,...


How to Build a Tin Canoe

by Robb White Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

While still a young boy, Robb White built his first boat, hewn from the tin roof of an abandoned chicken coop in the back yard. Today, without any formal training, White constructs some of the most sought-after...


East to the Dawn

by Susan Butler & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (June 22, 2005)

Amelia Earhart captured the hearts of the nation after becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928--and her disappearance on an around-the-world flight in 1937 is an enduring mystery.

The...


A Night to Remember

by Walter Lord & Fred Williams Blackstone Publishing (July 28, 2010)

The "unsinkable" Titanic was four city blocks long, with a French "sidewalk café," private promenade decks, and the latest, most ingenious safety devices ... but only twenty lifeboats for the 2,207 passengers...


Rescue of the Bounty

by Michael J. Tougias, Douglas A. Campbell & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2015)

Rescueof the Bounty is the harrowing story of the sinkingand rescue of Bounty--the tall shipused in the classic 1962 film Mutiny onthe Bounty--which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteenaboard....


In the Heart of the Sea, Young Reader's Edition

by Nathaniel Philbrick & Taylor Mali Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2015)

In the Heart of the Sea brings to new life the incredible story of the wreck of the whaleship Essex--the inspiration for the climax of Moby-Dick. In a harrowing page-turner, Nathaniel Philbrick restores this...


A Storm Too Soon

by Michael J. Tougias & Charlie Thurston Blackstone Publishing (February 15, 2014)

A heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster,survival, and daring rescue from a master storyteller

Seventy-foot waves batter a torn life raft 250 miles out tosea in one of the world's most dangerous places,...


West with the Night

by Beryl Markham & Julie Harris Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2013)

The dramatic true story of a remarkable woman growing up in Africa in the 1920s: the excitement of big game hunting and horse training, and the first solo flight across the Atlantic from east to west. It's named...


Endurance

by Alfred Lansing & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2008)

This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded.

In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic....


West with the Night

by Beryl Markham & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

This beautifully written autobiography brings us the remarkable life story of Beryl Markham, the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west. Brought up on a farm in Kenya, Markham chose to...


The Finest Hours

by Michael J. Tougias, Casey Sherman & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2012)

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor’easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril, setting the stage for...


A Night to Remember

by Walter Lord & Martin Jarvis Blackstone Publishing (April 01, 2012)

Over one hundred years ago, the mightiest "unsinkable" ship began her maiden voyage to cross the Atlantic. An engineering feat eleven stories high, the Titanic contained a list of passengers collectively worth...


Fast Company

by David M. Gross & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

David Gross is working as a corporate lawyer in New York when a friend calls to invite him to move to Bologna to help turn around a legendary Italian motorcycle company, known for its dominance on the track...


Fatal Forecast

by Michael J. Tougias & Jeff Cummings Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

Fatal Forecast chronicles a dramatic fight for survival aboard two small fishing boats that were caught in a horrific surprise storm off of Cape Cod. Soon after the Fair Wind and the Sea Fever reached the fishing...


Ten Hours until Dawn

by Michael J. Tougias & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

During the height of the blizzard of 1978, a tanker foundered on the shoals off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat that was soon in trouble, too. A pilot-boat captain, Frank Quirk,...