50 Best Nonfiction Audiobooks Of All Time 2019 Updated

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Best Nonfiction Audiobooks

1) Three Women
286 Reviews
1) Three Women
Listen on: Audible
Run time: 11 hours and 24 minutes
Narrator: Lisa Taddeo, Tara Lynne Barr, Marin Ireland, Mena Suvari
Genre: Psychology, Self-help

About the Book: The story is about three women who all are living a different life. Lina is a homemaker. She is involved in unwanted passionless marriage life. Sloane is a glamorous self-independent woman who is married to a kind of man who likes to see his wife having sex with others. The third character is Maggie who is a student and get into a relationship with her English teacher.

Pros: It comes with empowering stories and well-descriptive structure

Cons: How you perceive the habits detailed in the stories

About the Author:  Lisa Taddeo is one of the best selling authors in the New York Times. She has received pushcart prize two times for her short films. She has been awarded the William Holodnok Fiction Prize and Florence Engel Randall Award for her best writings in fiction.

Who should listen: Suited for adult aged women and for those men who want to get some inspiration to treat their partners.

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2)Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds
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2)Can't Hurt Me: Master Your Mind and Defy the Odds

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 13 hours and 37 minutes
Narrator: David Goggins, Adam Skolnick
Genre: Psychology, Biography

About the audiobook: David Goggins who spent his childhood into poverty, physical abuse and dark haunted night, turned his life with no future into a successful US Armed Force icon. He sets a number of records in endurance events and becomes the fittest man of America.

Pros: Believing in self is the only ladder for success.

About the Author: David Goggin has made world record in pull-ups. He is a triathlete, cyclist, ultramarathon runner, an author, and a motivational speaker. In 2001, Goggin succeeded in graduating from BUD/S training almost after three failed attempts. In spite of getting health problems, he broke the records and completely transformed his life.

Who Should Listen: This book is for all who love listening to inspirational books.

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3)Bird by Bird
1,341 Reviews
3)Bird by Bird

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 6 hours and 19 minutes
Narrator: Susan Bennett
Genre: Art

About the book: The book focuses on the challenges being faced by a writer. It offers a funny cum intellectual way to look at the things that hinder a writer to write flawlessly.

Who should listen: If you are interested in writing books, articles or blogs then you should listen to this.

Pros: Lot of things to learn

Cons: No specific advice for those who lack skills and struggle

About the Author: Anne Lamott is a nonfiction writer. She is professionally a teacher, activities and also a public speaker. She started her career life by writing for newspapers.

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4)We Have Always Been Here (release this Sept 2019)
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4)We Have Always Been Here (release this Sept 2019)

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 5 hours and 14 minutes
Genre: Biography
Narrator: Parmida Vand

About the Book: Samra Habib, born in a minority caste of Pakistan, got married at the age of just 16 years old. Escaping from her arranged marriage, she arrived in Canada as a refugee. The time when she realized that she is a queer, the world got changed for her. The story holds the reality of a Muslim a queer girl who uncovers the truth of her life to her family.

Who should listen: If you have ever felt the dominance of anyone then you should listen to this. It is a self-help book that will definitely change one’s perspective with strengthening thoughts.

About the Author: Samra Habib is a founder, editor, and photographer of two queer Muslim photo projects- Just Me & Allah. She has traveled around the world to raise awareness about the issues impacting queer Muslims.

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5)Nine Lies About Work
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5)Nine Lies About Work

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 8 hours and 53 minutes
Genre: Business, Psychology
Narrator: Marcus Buckingham, Ashley Goodall

About the Book: The book depicts the culture of an organization. The freethinking leaders can recognize the strength of a team rather than the organizational culture. It speaks about the environment where lies and the truth both exist.

Pros: Give a view of how organizations work.

Cons: For a successful organization, there are a lot of damaging incidents left behind.

Who should listen: Suited for career makers and the organizational workers to acknowledge themselves with the reality of the world of work.

About the Author: Marcus Buckingham has published a number of short films. He himself has appeared in US television networks like The Today Show on NBC, The View on ABC, etc.

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6)The Targeter
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6)The Targeter
Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 10 hours and 42 minutes
Narrator: Christine Lakin
Genre: Biography

About the book: The book will take you in the time of 9/11. Nada Bakos working as a targeting officer in the CIA finds herself in the frontline of the war. It focuses on how the workers of the CIA have to work tirelessly to ensure the nation’s safety.

Who should listen: It is good reading material for all the ages. The story is about the behind scenes of the war that everyone should be known to.

About the Author: Apart from 20 years of expertise in global intelligence, Nada Bakos has appeared as a guest commentator for various channels. She has been a resource for journalists of national and international media outlets.

About the Author: Rebecca Traister is an American author and a writer. She has been appeared on television for commenting on feminism and politics. Most of her writings have been seen in the nonfictional genre.

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7)Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered
550 Reviews
7)Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered

Listen on: Audible, Audiobooks
Run time: 6 hours and 31 minutes
Narrator: Georgia Hardstark, Karen Kilgariff
Genre: Crime, Comedy, and Self-motivational

About the book: This book is a great combination of hilarious and sad movements. The authors have created the different scenarios in such an intellectual way that the reader will enjoy the instant switch from struggles with deepest fears to various life situations. Though it portraits the true crime it is actually a self-help memoir that speaks a lot about life.

Who should listen: The book comes from the hosts of the crime comedy podcast My Favorite Murder. Those who are the big fans and want something as funny and comforting as the podcast, this book makes a perfect reading/listening material to spent time on!

About the Author: Karen Kilgariff is best known for her musical comedy for decades. She has appeared into many shows like the book group, Conan, etc. and has been ahead writer of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” for the first five years. Georgia Hardstark has been a food writer and has co-hosted a show called tripping out. She has been a cooking channel on-camera personality throughout the years of his career.

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8)Dead Mountain
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8)Dead Mountain

Listen on: Audible, Audiobooks
Run Time: 6 hours 23 minutes
Narrator: Donnie Eichar
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History

About the book: The book portraits the story of nine young hikers. The incident of Dyatlov pass in February 1959 took away the life of young Russian University students. The story revolves around the experienced mountaineers who failed to return back. After three weeks when there was no sign of their returning journey, a search was launched. It was found that none of the nine hikers were wearing shoes. The book is all about how their dead bodies were found and under what condition and how the only survivor out of 10 persons came to overcome the horrific incident.

Who should listen: If you are fond of traveling or a kind of person who loves to have a taste of mysteries and thrill, you must listen to this book.

About the Author: Donnie Eichar is a director, producer, and author. He is well known for his best edition: The Dead Mountains. He began his career as a director. In late 2013 when he put forth this non-fictional book, he was invited to Google to be a part of AtGoogleTalks episode.

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9)My Friend Anna: The True Story of the Fake Heiress Who Conned Me and Half of New York
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9)My Friend Anna: The True Story of the Fake Heiress Who Conned Me and Half of New York

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 8 hours and 47 minutes
Narrator: Rachel DeLoache Williams
Genre: Psychology, Crime, Autobiography

About the story: Rachel is a photo editor who finds her new friend in Anna Delvey who is actually a young con artist posing as a German heiress in the city of New York.

Who should listen: If you are fond of reading crime stories, you must read this to enjoy the thrill that it invades.

About the Author: After getting graduated from Kenyon College, Racheal DeLoache moved into New York City in 2010. She has worked with various leading photographers and this is her first-ever written book.

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10)Formation
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10)Formation

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 12 hours and 37 minutes
Narrator: Ryan Leigh Dostie
Genre: Memoir

About the book: This story is about a woman raised in a restrictive family of the Christian community. She got enlisted as a linguist for the US Army. Her unit was sent to Iraq during the time of Iraqi freedom. It focuses on how she manages herself in the masculine superior world and recovers herself from all the traumas.

Who should listen: The story is for all women who have ever been bounded by any limitation. It a self-help book inspiring everyone to change their perspective towards the challenges of life.

About the Author: Ryan Leigh Dostie is a novelist and once a linguist in the Army. She has recollected her life events of five years in the book, depicting her journey in the military of masculine superiority.

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Best Nonfiction Psychology Audiobooks

11)Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing

Listen on: Audible, Audiobooks
Run time: 6 hours and 5 minutes
Narrator: Bob Mortimer, Paul Whitehouse
Genre: Comedy, memoir, self-motivational

About the book: The two characters Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse had been friends for over 30 years. But their intervened life situations turned their friendship into occasional phone calls. They both got diagnosed with heart disease. The story revolves around the joy of their friendship, funny joints on life and how they both rediscover their friendship, love for each other and of course for fishing!

Pros: A humorous cum friendly relationship between two personalities.

Who should listen: A positive attitude towards life makes a huge difference in how your life would be even when you get older. This book is for all who love to live freely and want some taste of funny thrills.

About the Author: Whitehouse, who is a year older, had been known to Bob Mortimer for more than 20 years. Every time they meet, they both used to talk about going fishing that they could never do together. The journey started when they both planned for an outing and pitched their idea to the BBC.

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12)Naturally Tan: A Memoir
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12)Naturally Tan: A Memoir

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 7 hours and 3 minutes
Narrator: Tan France
Genre: Biography

About the audiobook: In this book, one will find a good touch of heart whelming and humorous incidents. The author narrates the story of growing as gay in a traditional family. What it tells is about spreading love and personal acceptance.

Pros: It is a good motivational piece of writing, based on a search for one’s own identity.

Who should listen: In the world of being socially and mentally aware, you should listen to this book. It serves a good combination of emotions.

About the Author: Tan France has been a famous television personality, fashion designer and an author. He is a founder of kingdom & state: the women clothing line.

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13)Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A
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13)Covert Cows and Chick-fil-A

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 7 hours and 21 minutes
Genre: Business, Biography
Narrator: Milton Bagby

About the Book: Steve Robinson has worked for a company with a tenure of over 34 years. He depicts the story of the company leading towards the success, facing ups and downs, to becoming an American brand.

Who should listen: It is for all the professionals who want to acknowledge themselves about how different factors work for growing a business.

About the Author: Steve Robinson served as a chief marketing officer and executive Vice President for 34 years. He serves as a consultant for businesses and organizations speaking about brand strategies.

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14)All the Single Ladies
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14)All the Single Ladies

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 11 hours and 39 minutes
Narrator: Candace Thaxton, Rebecca Traister
Genre: Biography

About the audiobook: The book is about the living style of people in the 21st century. In 2009, the proportion of women getting married declined to 50 percent. The book comes with more than 100 interviews of the personalities from different professional backgrounds. It focuses on how everything has been changed until now. Everything has been seen through the eyes of a single woman.

Pros: You will get known to the changes that people have accepted so far.

Who should listen: The book has beautifully framed the scenario of being a single woman. It suits for all the women of all ages.

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15)Tell Me Who You Are
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15)Tell Me Who You Are

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 10 hours and 47 minutes
Narrator: Winona Guo, Priya Vulchi, Various
Genre: Culture, Motivational

About the audiobook: The book is about racism that separates people from each other. It features interview with almost 150 personalities of America coming from different caste, religion, and other social backgrounds sharing their thoughts about racism and how it affects a normal way of life.

Pros: knowledgeable and focused on cultural diversity

Cons: The existence of thoughts related to racism may upset anyone.

Who should listen: It is for all those youngsters who are about to start or steps out of their houses to pursue a new life of their career.

About the Author: Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi were in 10th grade when they had to talk about race in school. They both worked for a systematic change toward society. Winona Guo (yet to become graduated in 2022) co-founded CHOOSE and published this book in June 2019.

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16)Leaving the Witness
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16)Leaving the Witness

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 6 hours and 56 minutes
Genre: Biography
Narrator: Amber Scorah

About the AudioBook: It is a story of a woman who fights for freedom beyond the limits of the religion. The story focuses on how religion dominates one’s life. When the woman develops a different perspective of seeing life in the outer world, she faces the transition that makes a remarkable change.

Who should listen: If you are a believer or want to gain some self-motivational thoughts then you should listen to this. Ideally, this book fits for all who believe to live their life to its fullest.

About the Author: Amber Scorah is a writer living in New York. She has written articles for The New York Times, and other publications. Leaving the witness is her first book.

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17)Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
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17)Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 4 hours and 37 minutes
Narrator: Mindy Kaling
Genre: Humor, Biography

About the audiobook: With this book, Mindy Kaling comes with a strong observation of her life’s journey. She has detailed all of her emotions, attachment with family, love, and friends, and the things that one can easily relate to.

Pros: All the emotions and relations are beautifully depicted.

Who should listen: Whether you are traveling, seeking for some leisure time or want to listen to some humorous book, it is for listeners of all ages.

About the Author: Mindy Kaling has owned different professionals. She is a comedian, writer, actress, producer, and director. She has also given her voice in films like Despicable Me.

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18)I Like to Watch?
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18)I Like to Watch?
Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 13 hours and 42 minutes
Genre: Television Criticism
Narrator: Emily Nussbaum

About the Book: It focuses on the reality of televisions. The book brings a number of essays on the period of Me Too and other reality shows. It explores the effect of television on the thinking of people.

Pros: It brings a lot of entertainment with the range of reality shows.

Who should listen: If you are interested in watching television shows and wonders how such shows affects or should be presumed by a person, then you should listen to this to get known to the reality that exists between the television and the real life.

About the Author: Emily Nussbaum started her career life as a review writer for TV shows. She worked for New York magazine. In 2014, she received National Magazine Award for the political & social commentary, reviews, and criticism.

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19)Bad Feminist: Essays
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19)Bad Feminist: Essays

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 11 hours and 46 minutes
Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Genre: Humor

About the audiobook: The book gives an insight view of “the culture of women”. It is a collection of essays that comes with the ideas of feminism, criticism and political incidents.

Pros: Undertake the customs of media, movies, and literature; offering a lot of things to learn from.

Who should listen: Suits for all ages of woman.

About the Author: Roxane Gay is a writer, editor, professor, and a commentator. She started her career with writing in teenage. She has written short stories, memoir, and novels.

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20)Chase Darkness with Me By Billi Jensen
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20)Chase Darkness with Me By Billi Jensen

Listen on: Audible, Audiobooks
Run time: 8 hours and 19 minutes
Narrator: Billy Jensen, Karen Kilgariff
Genre: psychology, Biography, Crime

About the audibook: The journalist Billy Jensen spent over 15 years to solve a murder case. He came up with a plan to solve the murder by himself when he looses of one of his friend and the cops gave up for investigation. The audio describes each detailed step that goes with the identification of the killer. It acts as self-motivational and a true fight that may lack in any other criminal story.

Pros: The suspense that it creates is worth to hear.

Who should listen: This is based on the truly tragic unsolved murder story with warm intimacy acts and the relentless of the writer to look for justice. It is a kind of piece that every adult should listen to or recommend.

About the Author: Billy Jensen is an American crime journalist, on-air correspondent and a producer who has attained high skills of presenting in-depth criminal stories.

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21)The Four Agreements
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21)The Four Agreements

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 2 hours and 31 minutes
Narrator: Peter Coyote
Genre: Self-help

About the book: It strongly elaborates the ways to transform one’s life. It speaks about the self-limiting beliefs that make a person feel depressed. The story offers powerful norms/principles that can pave a way to live happily and experience the freedom of life.

Who should listen: It is based on modern-days awareness that every youngster should listen to.

About the Author: Don Miguel Ruiz is a Mexican author. His work is best-received for spiritual enlightenment.

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Best Nonfiction History Audiobooks

22)American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
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22)American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 26 hours and 23 minutes
Narrator: Jason Culp
Genre: History, Political

About the audiobook: This story undertakes the time period of the 2016 elections that took place in the United States. It depicts how President Donald Trump reaches towards his victory and how the whole scenario should be viewed.

Pros: One will get known to the facts hidden inside the ruling political parties.

Who should listen: Preferred for politically minded persons and for all those citizens who want to interpret or understand that ‘era’ of elections.

About the Author: Tim Alberta is a political correspondent who covered the 2016 campaign. He illustrated his work in the number of publications.

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23)Scholars of Mayhem
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23)Scholars of Mayhem

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 7 hours and 2 minutes
Narrator: Robert Fass
Genre: Biography, History

About the book: It is the life history of Jean Claude Guiet, father of the Author. The story speaks about the career of a father in the CIA. What have been emphasized are the events of World War II and the insights of the American military to which the father of the author had been an eye witness.

Pros: Informative, well-descriptive

Who should listen: If you wanted to learn about the history of the country, then you should listen to this.

About the Author: Daniel C. Guiet is a writer, reporter, and editor. He has worked for various publications. He has also been a receiver of career achievement award for editors.

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24)The Pirate
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24)The Pirate

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 1 hour and 28 minutes
Genre: True-Crime
Narrator: Steven Weber

About the Book: Harold Schechter depicts the story of Albert Hicks who was actually the last pirate in US history. The book brings you an era of 1860. The true-crime story has been unveiled dramatically.

Pros: Worth to fascinate you

Who should listen: This book is for those travelers who like to enhance the thrill of their journey with true-criminal stories.

About the Author: Harold Schechter specializes in the serial killer or true-crime stories. He is an American Literature professor and has written many essays appeared in publications including The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times.

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25)The Brothers
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25)The Brothers

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 13 hours and 28 minutes
Genre: Biography, History
Narrator: David Cochran Heath

About the audiobook: This is a joint biography of two brothers. They launched a violent campaign that was seen as a threat to the country. Later, their actions prevailed into a cold war.

Who should listen: This book fits for all youngsters and adults who are interested to know about the modern history of the US.

About the Author: Stephen Kinzer worked as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Recently, he is working as a senior fellow at Watson Institute and Brown University.

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26)More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk
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26)More Fun in the New World: The Unmaking and Legacy of L.A. Punk

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 12 hours and 35 minutes
Narrator: John Doe, Tom Desavia, Various
Genre: History, Music

About the audiobook: The book illustrates LA’s punk rock movement. It has beautifully invaded different voices featuring the perspective of different artists about the moment focusing on its cultural rebirth and the influence on people.

Who should listen: For all music and history-lovers, this book is a perfect piece to spent time on!

About the Author: John Doe has been appeared in over 50 films and TV productions. Tom DeSavia is Los Angeles based A&R man. He began his career as a journalist.

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27) The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
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27) The Ministry of Truth: The Biography of George Orwell's 1984

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 13 hours and 20 minutes
Narrator: Andrew Wincott
Genre: History, Biography

About the book: The Ministry of Truth showcase the time period of epochal and cultural event that took place in1984. It portrait the personal experiences of the Great Wartime of Britain when George Orwell was struggling with his writing piece in his last few days of life.

Who should listen: It is recommended to be heard by every citizen to know how fiction can actually depict history and turns into real nonfiction!

About the Author: He has been writing for films, music, and politics for almost 20 years. He has worked for various publications like The New Statesman, The Observer, The Guardian, The Empire Billboard, etc.

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28)Red Meat Republic
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28)Red Meat Republic

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 9 hours and 28 minutes
Genre: Business, Psychology
Narrator: John Chancer

About the audiobook: The story revolves around the late 19th century. The rich and poor Americans developed a culture of having fresh beef with almost every meal. It tells about the time where there exists conflict against bearing the benefits of the flourishing industry.

Who should listen: If you are a food lover and believes in acknowledging yourself with the history of food that is being consumed today, then you should listen to this.

About the Author: Joshua Specht is a professor at Monash University in Australia. In his book, he has well-explained the development of the food industry and the food that we consume today.

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29)Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
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29)Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 15 hours and 18 minutes
Narrator: Derek Perkins
Genre: Nonfiction, History

About the audiobook: The book frames the period of the stone age. It illustrates the history of humans. The content poses questions like what makes us sapiens. The whole picture has been explained with the extraordinary history of humans tracing back from the apes to the Silicon Age.

Pros: A great scientific evaluation of human history

Who should listen: Recommended for all of any age, being it students, youngsters, or adults.

About the Author: Yuval Noah Harari is a native to Israel. He is working as a professor at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His book Sapiens explains the biotechnological world that will once disappear from this earth.

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30)In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones(history)
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30)In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones(history)

Listen on: Audible, Audiobooks
Run time: 10 hours and 52 minutes
Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Genre: History, Travel

About the audiobook: The book put forth a historical picture of Russia. It talks about the various aspects that the country has gone through to achieve its identity that it is today. It explores Vladimir Putin’s new year eve’s speech that was planned across 11 time zones. It poses many fascinating questions about how Putin’s plan is again making Russia reach its hinterland, how the faith, geography and the myth about history can shape the country’s identity. It poses a travelogue with an overview of the history.

Who should listen: This book is for all those history lovers who are inclined towards political aspects to know the country.

About the Author: Jeffrey Tayler and Nina Khrushcheva have beautifully framed the picture of Russia with a great combination of geographical areas, political aspects and the status of the country. With a focus on each time zone of the country, they have covered the minute factors defining the country and Putin’s presidency.

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31)INorco '80
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31)INorco '80

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 13 hours and 25 minutes
Genre: History, Crime
Narrator: Joe Barrett

About the Book: Norco’80 is about the robbery that changed the face of American law. It will bring you back to 1970 in southern California in an era of high crime rate and evangelical believers. Five armed young men turned into bank robbers. The crime that they did in US history causes the forever change in the law.

Who should listen: This book is for all who love to listen to true crime stories.

About the Author: Peter Houlahan started his career as a medical technician. He has been working as a freelancer or an article writer for many publications.

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32)Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall
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32)Indecent Advances: A Hidden History of True Crime and Prejudice Before Stonewall

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 9 hours and 10 minutes
Narrator: Michael Crouch
Genre: Psychology, History, Crime

About the Book: It is based on true crime and social history that explains the relationship between the culture and the media. What it all revolves around is the story of a gay man who suffers a terrific ending. This lead to the first burgeoning movement, shaping for the movement of change.

Who should listen: This book is a must-read material that should be read by all youngsters, and adults.

About the Author: James Polchin is a professor at New York University. He is a cultural critic too. He has been held as a faculty appointment in various programs and schools.

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33)Furiously Happy
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33)Furiously Happy

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 8 hours and 20 minutes
Narrator: Jenny Lawson
Genre: Humor

About the audiobook: The book depicts the moments of life where one can feel amazingly happy. It is about the style of living while surviving for the events that define his/her personality.

Who should listen: Furiously happy is for all those homemakers and professional seekers who are burdened-up with the stress in everyday life.

Pros: Brings you a spoonful of consciousness

About the Author: Being a sufferer of diseases rheumatoid arthritis and anxiety disorders, Jennifer Lawson has beautifully portrayed the style of living a life in her book. She has been awarded for her writings and has also been nominated as one of the powerful mom bloggers.

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Best Nonfiction Road Trip Audiobooks

34) Wild
13,567 Reviews
34) Wild
Listen on: Audible
Run time:12 hours and 59 minutes
Narrator: Laurel Lefkow
Genre: Memoir

About the audiobook: ‘Wild’ is about a young woman who has been going through the odd times of her life. She decides to go for a solo hike. The journey paves a way to heal her. It strengthens her against all the bad times of her life.

Who should listen: Those who have lost hope to fight with the ups and downs of the life’s journey should read/listen to this book

About the Author: At the age of 22, Cheryl Strayed, left all alone when her mother died and her marriage collapsed. After four years she decided to go for hiking. She put forth this piece of the book describing her journey from having nothing to lose to achieving everything!

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35) When You Find My Body
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35) When You Find My Body

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 6 hours and 22 minutes
Narrator: Traci Odom
Genre: Biography

About the audiobook: Geraldine went for an Appalachian Trail. This was the first time when someone was lost in the remote areas of Maine. The search began but there remains no clue to find her. The book includes the events of July 2013 when family and the Navy personnel never saw her alive again.

Pros: Great work has been inserted in the narration and way it poses the reality

Who should listen: If you are a traveler and interested in knowing the different hiking trails with a touch of historical events, then you should listen to this.

About the Author:  D. Dauphinee has written essays, novels, and biographies that come out with a combination of history, travel and human interests. Coming from the various professional backgrounds like farming, mountaineering guide, photography, fishing, and orthopedic assistant; he has split his time between Wyoming and British Columbia.

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36) When You Find My Body
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36) When You Find My Body

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 12 hours and 10 minutes
Narrator: Julia Whelan
Genre: Memoir

About the book: It is about the story of a 17-year-old girl belonging from an isolated family. The story revolves around her career life and family incidents.

Who should listen: If you are a student and want some well-written piece of reading material, then you should listen to this.

About the Author: Tara Westover’s book ‘Educated’ has been named among the top 10 books of 2018.  He has also got herself nominated in top 100 influential people of 2019. Her career life is what she has depicted in the book.

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37) Afropean: Notes from Black Europe

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 11 hours and 31 minutes
Narrator: Johny Pitts
Genre: Biography

About the book: Afropean is a documentary speaking about the struggle of Africans understanding the meaning of being “European”. It focuses on the time when the racism used to influence the minds. It will lead you to the areas where people were found juggling with their identities while examining the riots of 2005.

Who should listen: This book is an example of social awareness. It is must-read material for all.

About the Author: Johny Pitts belongs to a mixed-race heritage. He is a photographer, a television presenter, and a magazine writer. He also gave his voice for the podcast, Letters of Love.

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38) AWOL on the Appalachian Trail
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38) AWOL on the Appalachian Trail

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 10 hours and 35 minutes
Narrator: Christopher Lane
Genre: Guidebook

About the book: The story revolves around a man who is professionally a software engineer. It is about how he left his family, job and friends and turned into a hiker.

Who should listen: This a perfect piece of travelogue with a combination of inspiration and a life journey.

About the Author: In 2003, the software engineer David Miller, left his job and everything he was tied to, be it family or friends, to hike 2,172 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Within the book, he brings his connection with the towns and people he meets in his way towards the trail.

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39) How the Wild Effect Turned Me into a Hiker at 69: An Appalachian Trail Adventure
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39) How the Wild Effect Turned Me into a Hiker at 69: An Appalachian Trail Adventure

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 9 hours and 36 minutes
Narrator: Andrea Gappmayer
Genre: Biography, Guidebook

About the book: The story is about an editor who retires of her job and decides to hike the Appalachian Trail. The title of the book is worth explaining how a 69-year-old lady develops a passion for hiking.

Who should listen: If you are considering to go hiking then you should listen to this. This is worth to enhance one’s confidence.

About the Author: Jane Congdon got her retirement in 2009 as an editor in Cincinnati. Before getting into this profession she was an English teacher and a journalist too. The book: The Wild Effect became her inspiration for the trial.

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40) Priestdaddy: A Memoir
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40) Priestdaddy: A Memoir

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 10 hours and 12 minutes
Narrator: Patricia Lockwood
Genre: Memoir

About the book: This is the story of a 30-year-old lady named Patricia. The expense of medical procedures makes her move in with her parents. It makes her remind of her childhood spent at the Catholic Church.

Pros: It examines a way to manage between family and traditions.

Who should listen: If you have ever been got curious to know how a family works while being attached to its religious norms, and customs then you must listen to this book.

About the Author: Patricia Lockwood is a poet and essay writer. Her poems have appeared in the magazines including the London Review of Books. She joined Twitter in 2011 and attracted many through her poetics and comedy.

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Best Science Nonfictional Audiobooks

41)Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World
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41)Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 8 hours and 11 minutes
Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Genre: Computer, History

About the book: The book is about the famous hacking group in America. With the focus on emerging technology, power of government and the crime, the book has covered all the major aspects describing the emerging era of science and technology.

Who should listen: If you are looking to educate yourself with some technological history then you should listen to this.

About the Author: Joseph Menn has been a longest-serving journalist on cybersecurity. In 2010, his masterpiece Fatal System Error was nominated in one of the 10 best nonfiction books by Hudson Booksellers.

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42)One Giant Leap
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42)One Giant Leap

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 15 hours and 5 minutes
Narrator: Fred Sanders
Genre: Space Science

About the audiobook: This book has covered the time period when no one has ever visited the moon. It was the time when President John F. Kennedy announced that the US would be the first to put a foot on the moon. It focuses on the achievements made by American astronauts.

Who should listen: For all the students, youngsters and adults.

About the Author: Charles Fishman has been a bestseller of books of all the times. He has worked for business magazines like ‘fast company’.

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43)The Truffle Underground
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43)The Truffle Underground

Listen on: Audible
Run time:  7 hours and 50 minutes
Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Genre: Science, Crime, Cooking, History

About the book: In this book, one will find a combination of love story, science facts, mystery with the business outlook. It goes beyond the limits of a food culture where the famous chefs look for the foraged fungus that they could sell in bars and lots.

Who should listen: The book comes with a good illustration of science and underground activities. This is for all those who possess some scientific thrill.

About the Author: Ryan Jacobs is an editor, writer, and author. He is known for his reporting work in ‘The Atlantic’ and the first book written ‘The Truffle’.

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44)Emperors of the Deep
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44)Emperors of the Deep

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 10 hours and 1 minute
Narrator: Tim Andres Pabon
Genre: Science, Marine Life

About the book: It focuses on the examination of shark species. Starting from the different species to their senses and the habitat, one will find every single detail about the animal that may have not been mentioned anywhere else!

Who should listen: It makes a good educating material recommended for the students.

About the Author: William McKeever is a book writer and a film producer. All of his films come from a science background including ocean conversations.

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45)Black Death at the Golden Gate
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45)Black Death at the Golden Gate

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 7 hours and 50 minutes
Narrator: Charles Constant
Genre: Science, History, Medical

About the audiobook: It is based on a case of the bubonic plague. A Chinese immigrant Wong Chut King got attacked by black lymph node on his groin. The health officials diagnose the disease-causing bacterium that was the first time when they ever analyzed the lymph. It became a national topic to coverup the threat and rescue the city- San Fransisco.

Who should listen: Suited for those who are interested to be aware of the history and the evaluation of Science so far.

About the Author: David K. Randall is a New York-based professor of journalism. He has written for magazines and newspapers like the New York Times and Forbes

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46) Range
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46) Range

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 10 hours and 17 minutes
Narrator: Will Damron
Genre: Science, Psychology

 

About the book: It explains the agenda behind being successful in today’s 21st century. It says that people try to elaborate on their path instead of focusing on a particular genre to deepen their knowledge.

Who should listen: It is best suited for career achievers or job seekers.

About the Author: David Epstein is an investigative reporter, sports-based writer and an author of two books. His other book: The Sports Gene covers the science and issues of sports.

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47) This Is Going to Hurt
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47) This Is Going to Hurt

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 6 hours and 17 minutes
Narrator: Adam Kay
Genre: Biography, Science

About the book: This is the story of a junior doctor. He has depicted his everyday struggle that starts from the decisions of life & death to the parking meters of the hospital. It focuses on the life inside and outside of the hospital ward.

Who should listen: If you have ever been wondered by the works of health secretaries then this piece of writing will not disappoint you for sure!

About the Author: Adam Kay has been a recipient of three national book awards for his nonfictional stories. Most of his writings have earned a tag of the best seller or the book of the year.

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48) Big Magic
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48) Big Magic

Listen on: Audible
Run Time: 5 hours and 6 minutes
Narrator: Elizabeth Gilbert
Genre:  Self-help

About the audiobook: In this book, the author shares her viewpoint on being creative. She speaks about the fears and the curiosity that hinders our actions and marks us as creative.

Who should listen: This is a self-help book that suits all ages of listeners.

About the Author: Elizabeth Gilbert comes from a family where she lived with no neighbors and television. The only source to her to get entertained was reading books. She has worked as a magazine employee and depicted her experience as a cook in her short story named dude ranch.

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49) The Dreamt Land
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49) The Dreamt Land

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 25 hours and 32 minutes
Narrator: Mark Arax
Genre: Science, History

About the book: The story explores the relationship between the natural resources of California, the farmers, and the people- urban and rural dwellers. It focuses on the life of the people invested in the land and the agribusiness persons

Who should listen: If you are interested in knowing how state functions and how the personal stories of people can become a matter for the whole state, then you must listen to this.

About the Author: Mark Arax is an author and journalist. He has received a number of awards for his literary nonfiction. One of his writings The King of California won the California Book Award and has been named as the top book by Los Angeles in 2004

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50) Incredible Journeys
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50) Incredible Journeys

Listen on: Audible
Run time: 10 hours and 52 minutes
Narrator: David Barrie
Genre: Science, Animals

About the audiobook: In the book, David Barrie has focused on the cutting-edge of the Science bringing the astonishing diversity of animals. He has beautifully elaborated the journey of animals- focusing on their survival, navigation, and the way they sense. Humans who are unable to find their way without any map are compared with forest creatures which all sense the light and find their way.

Who should listen: If the science within nature fascinates you, then you should listen to this to enjoy the different colors and the wonders of the environment.

About the Author: David Barrie has worked as a law reform campaigner. He has won the achievement certificate of the Royal Institute of Navigation for his book Sextant.

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