Category: Business/Science

DOWNHILL FROM HERE by Katherine S. Newman

Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality Available now from Highbridge Audio. Retirement insecurity is an increasingly serious manifestation of the vast inequality that risks destroying the social fabric in America. The nearly inevitable consequence of lifetime wage discrepancies, security in retirement is linked to the kinds of jobs we hold during our work lives. . . .

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NOBODY'S GIRL FRIDAY by J.E. Smyth

Available now from Highbridge Audio. From the Publisher: “The first comprehensive history of Hollywood’s high-flying career women during the studio era, Nobody’s Girl Friday covers the impact of the executives, producers, editors, writers, agents, designers, directors, and actresses who shaped Hollywood film production and style, led their unions, climbed to the top during the war, and fought . . .

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NOMADLAND by Jessica Bruder

Available now from Highbridge Audio. From the Publisher: “From the beet fields of North Dakota to the wilderness campgrounds of California to an Amazon warehouse in Texas, people who once might have kicked back to enjoy their sunset years are hard at work. Underwater on mortgages or finding that Social Security comes up short, they’re . . .

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HIDDEN LIVES OF OWLS by Leigh Calvez plus Giveaway

Available now from Tantor Audio. From the Publisher: In this New York Times bestseller, a naturalist probes the forest to comprehend the secret lives of owls. Leigh Calvez takes listeners on an adventure into the world of owls: owl-watching, avian science, and the deep forest—often in the dead of night. These birds are a bit . . .

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FORTIFY YOUR LIFE by Tieraona Low Dog plus GIVEAWAY

Available now from Blackstone Audio.  From the Publisher: “Readily find your way to better health with this guide to nutritional supplements and holistic health Health-conscious consumers read nutritional labels, but it’s nearly impossible to get the nutrients we need with diet alone. To get the USDA-recommended daily quota of vitamin D, for example, you need . . .

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UNFINISHED BUSINESS by Anne-Marie Slaughter

Available now from Penguin Random House Audio. From the Publisher: “NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND NPR • “An eye-opening call to action from someone who rethought the whole notion of ‘having it all,’ Unfinished Business could change how many of us approach our most important business: living.”—People . . .

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THE PRICE OF SILENCE by Liza Long plus GIVEAWAY

Available now from Blackstone Audio at Downpour.com From the Publisher: “Liza Long is the mother of a child with an undiagnosed mental disorder. When she heard about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, her first thought was, “What if my son does that someday?” She wrote an emotional response to the . . .

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HEALTHY AT HOME by Tieraona Low Dog (plus giveaway!)

Get Well and Stay Well without Prescriptions. Available now from Blackstone Audio. From the Publisher: “At a time when taking charge of your own health care is all the more essential, respected doctor and Andrew Weil protegée Tieraona Low Dog advises on the art and science of healing at home. In this follow-up to Life Is . . .

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Audiobook Giveaway: DECODING YOUR DOG

DECODING YOUR DOG The Ultimate Experts Explain Common Dog Behaviors and Reveal How to Prevent or Change Unwanted Ones by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.  Vic is the randomly selected winner and the CDs will be mailed out to her as soon as I get her address.  Thanks to . . .

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