New Arrivals · Audiobooks—Nonfiction

November 21, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Thinking about cybersecurity [sound recording] : from cyber crime to cyber warfare

November 20, 2014
Rosenzweig, Paul, 1959-
[Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, c2013.
9 sound discs (ca. 9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecturer: Professor Paul Rosenzweig.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Stuxnet : the first cyber guided missile -- The incredible scope of cyberspace -- The five gateways of internet vulnerability -- Of viruses, botnets, and logic bombs -- The problem of identity on the network -- Cyber fraud, theft, and organized crime -- Hacktivists and insurgency -- Nations at cyber war -- Government regulation of cyberspace -- International governance and the internet -- The Constitution and cyberspace -- Big data : "they" know everything about you -- Privacy for the cyber age -- Listening in and going dark -- The devil in the chips : hardware failures -- Protecting yourself in cyberspace -- Critical infrastructure and resiliency -- Looking forward : what does the future hold?
Cyberspace is the 21st century's greatest engine of change. Telecommunications, commercial and financial systems, government operations, food production - virtually every aspect of global civilization now depends on interconnected cyber systems to operate; systems that have helped advance medicine, streamline everyday commerce, and so much more. Cybersecurity expert and professor Paul Rosenzweig delivers your guide to understanding the intricate nature of this pressing subject.

Thinking like an economist [sound recording] : a guide to rational decision making

November 20, 2014
Bartlett, Randall, 1945-
[Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Company ; Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, c2010.
6 sound discs (ca. 6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecturer: Professor Randall Bartlett.
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Compact disc.
Disc 1. The economist's tool kit. 6 principles ; The economist's tool kit. Core concepts -- disc 2. The myth of true value ; Incentives and optimal choice -- disc 3. False incentives, real harm ; The economics of ignorance -- disc 4. Playing the odds -- reason in a risky world ; The economics of information -- disc 5. A matter of time -- predicting future values ; Think again -- evaluating risk in purchasing -- disc 6. Behavioral economics, what are we thinking? -- Acting like an economist.
Randall Barlett, professor of economics at Smith College, applies economic principles to the making of fully rational real-life decisions.

Elements of jazz [sound recording] : from cakewalks to fusion

November 20, 2014
Messenger, Bill.
Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books, c1995.
8 sound discs (ca. 6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecturer: Professor Bill Messenger.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
Plantation beginnings -- The rise and fall of ragtime -- The jazz age -- Blues -- The swing era -- Boogie, big band blues, and bop -- Modern jazz -- The ABC's of jazz improvisation.
Presents an overview of jazz, its elements, and its history. Includes performances by various jazz artists.

The good son [sound recording] : JFK Jr. and the mother he loved

November 19, 2014
Andersen, Christopher P.
[Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, [2014]
10 sound discs (12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Robertson Dean.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Untold details of the life and death of JFK Jr., released in time for the fifteen-year marker of the tragic plane crash on July 16, 1999. At its heart is the most important relationship in JFK Jr.'s life: that with his mother, Jackie Kennedy Onassis. He offers new insights into the intense, tender, and often stormy relationship between mother and son. Andersen also explores the turbulent marriage; the plane crash that took his life; the aftermath of shock, loss, grief, and confusion; and more.

I must say [sound recording] : my life as a humble comedy legend

November 13, 2014
Short, Martin, 1950-
New York : Harper Audio, p2014.
7 sound discs (8 hr., 45 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
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Compact disc.
This deeply private man brings listeners into the circle of his family life, from raising his children to the legendary parties he and his wife hosted in their Los Angeles home. He recounts the pain of losing a brother and both parents by the time he was twenty, and of the devastating death of Nancy, his wife of thirty years, in 2010. Despite the hardships, Short's life has been full of laughter, and he remains perennially upbeat.

Yes please [sound recording]

November 12, 2014
Poehler, Amy, 1971-
[New York] : Harper Collins Publishers, p2014.
7 sound discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her relationship with Tina Fey.

Food [sound recording] : a love story

November 12, 2014
Gaffigan, Jim.
[New York] : Random House Audio, Inc., p2014.
6 sound discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Jim Gaffigan will give his listeners what they really crave, his thoughts on all things culinary(ish). Insights such as: why he believes coconut water was invented to get people to stop drinking coconut water, why pretzel bread is number three on his most important inventions of humankind (behind the wheel and the computer), and the answer to the age-old question "which animal is more delicious: the pig, the cow, or the bacon cheeseburger?"

41 [sound recording] : a portrait of my father

November 12, 2014
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
[New York] : Random House Audio, [2014]
7 sound discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from disc labels.
Compact discs.
Never before has a president told the story of his father, another president, through his own eyes and in his own words. A unique and intimate biography, it covers the entire scope of the elder President Bush's life and career. It shines new light on both the accomplished statesman and the warm, decent man known best by his family. In addition, George W. Bush discusses his father's influence on him throughout his own life, from his childhood to his own two-term presidency.

The sounds of All our yesterdays

November 3, 2014
Inglis, Brian, 1916-1993.
℗2014
1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Brian Inglis, presenter.
Title from disc label.
Brian Inglis' accounts of historical events and excerpts of speeches from King George VI, Princess Elizabeth, Princess Anne, Sir Winston Churchill, President Roosevelt, Field Marshall Montgomery, General Eisenhower, Neville Chamberlain, Earl Attlee, Lord Beaverbrook, George Formby, Flotsam & Jetsam, Carole Gibbons, Myra Hess, Vera Lynn, Robert Ashley, Quentin Reynolds, Jack Train, Mavis Tate, and Bob Danvers-Walker.

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis [sound recording] : the untold story

November 3, 2014
Leaming, Barbara.
[New York] : Macmillan Audio, [2014]
11 sound discs (13 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Eliza Foss.
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Compact discs.
A book that explores the seemingly magical world of Jackie Onassis' youth, her fairy-tale marriage to a wealthy and handsome senator and presidential candidate and her astonishing transformation into a deft political wife and unique first lady also explores what the author asserts was Jackie's 31-year struggle with PTSD after the assassination of her husband, John F. Kennedy.

The republic of imagination : America in three books

November 3, 2014
Nafisi, Azar, author, narrator.
New York, N.Y. : Penguin Audio, [2014]
8 audio discs (10 hours) ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Mozhan Marno; introduction read by the author.
Presents an impassioned tribute to the importance of fiction to democracy that blends memoir with close readings of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," "Babbitt," and "The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter."

Portuguese phrase book & CD.

November 3, 2014
℗2014
1 audio disc (1 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 phrase book (224 pages : color illustrations ; 15 cm)
Title from disc label.
"iPod/MP3 compatible"--Container.
Introduces more than 8,000 key travel survival words and phrases in Portuguese.

Living Language Frenchh[sound recording].

October 27, 2014
New York : Living Language, c2010.
9 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 books.
Unabridged.
"Beginner to advanced"--Container.
Discs 1-3. Essentials -- discs 4-6. Intermediate -- discs 7-9. Advanced.
This multi-media program takes you from beginner to advanced level in one convenient package. It uses the Living Language method, which teaches you to speak a new language, not just memorize vocabulary words.

Gateways to now [sound recording]

October 13, 2014
Tolle, Eckhart, 1948-
[United States] : Relaxation Company, 2008.
1 sound disc (ca. 1 hr. and 3 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc label.
Compact disc.
An intimate one-on-one session with renowned spiritual teacher, Eckhart Tolle.

Have a happy family by Friday : how to improve communication, respect & teamwork in 5 days

October 9, 2014
Leman, Kevin, author.
Grand Haven, MI : Brilliance Audio, Inc., [2014]
7 audio discs (approximately 8 hr., 45 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Fred Stella.
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Compact discs.
Every member of a family plays a vital role in the health and happiness of the household. Everyone is important, deserves to be treated with love and respect, and needs to know that when they make mistakes they will still be loved unconditionally. But is this kind of family life even possible? Parenting expert Dr. Kevin Leman says it is, and he's ready to show moms and dads exactly how they can make it happen.

Not that kind of girl [sound recording] : a young woman tells you what she's "learned"

October 3, 2014
Dunham, Lena, 1986-
New York : Random House Audio, p2014.
5 sound discs (6 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Lena Dunham tells stories about wonderful nights with terrible boys and terrible days with wonderful friends, about ambition and the two existential crises that she had before the age of twenty. About fashion and its many discontents. About publicly sharing her body, and having to prove one's self in a meeting full of fifty-year-old men, and the health fears (tinnitus, lamp dust, infertility) that keep her up at night.

What I know for sure

October 2, 2014
Winfrey, Oprah, author, narrator.
℗2014
4 audio discs (4 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by the author.
Unabridged.
Compact disc.
The inspirational wisdom Oprah Winfrey shares in her monthly O., The Oprah Magazine column updated, curated, and collected for the first time. Organized by theme, the essays offer a rare and powerful glimpse into the mind of one of the world's most extraordinary women.

From spinning wheels to steam and steel [sound recording] : understanding the age of industrialization

October 2, 2014
Popiel, Jennifer J.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2014], p2014.
4 sound discs (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecture given by Jennifer J. Popiel.
Title from disc label.
"8 lectures"--Container.
The turnip: a revlolution in agriculture -- The spinning jenny: textiles, homes, and industrialization -- The steam engine: mechanization, government, and the factory system -- The savings bank: investment, education, and the worker -- The city street: living and moving in the new urban world -- Pasteurized milk: eating and drinking in the modern city -- Baseball: leisure and sport in modern life -- The bicycle: gender, mobility, and modern technology.
In the Age of Industrialization, economics, society, politics, and culture collided. In particular, the Industrial Revolution provided the underpinnings of Europe's societal transformations and decisively shaped the century, including changes in mass culture and the growth of democtratic challenges to existing political institutions. Popiel explores specific technologies, most of which we take for granted today, to offer a general picture of the economic and social development of western nations rom 1760 to 1900.

Moby Dick [sound recording] : America's epic

October 2, 2014
Shutt, Timothy Baker.
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2014], p2014.
4 sound discs (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecture given by Timothy B. Shutt.
Title from disc label.
"8 lectures"--Container.
Overview -- The life of Herman Melville -- Whaling -- Opening chapters, metaphysics, and Father Mapple -- Queequeg: the noblest savage -- The Pequot: ship and crew -- Captain Ahab -- Moby Dick.
American writers have long sought to compose "the great American novel," or "America's epic." Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn and F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby have been advanced as plausible contenters for the title, but no work can mount a more substantial claim than Herman Melville's Moby Dick, or the whale. Shutt guides listeners on a fascinating investigation of the tale, examining the work as a whole and exporing the life of its creator, Herman Melville.

Hard-won victories [sound recording] : a history of the United States at war

October 2, 2014
Polelle, Mark Robert, 1964-
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2014], p2014.
4 sound discs (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecture given by Mark Polelle.
Title from disc label.
"8 lectures"--Container.
America's fight for independence: 1775-1783 -- America's second war for independence: The War of 1812 -- The first modern war: the war between Mexico and the United States -- Key military issues of the Civil War -- Birth of the American Empire: the Spanish-American War -- Over there: the American experience in World War I -- America and World War II -- The Vietnam War: a Cold War case study.
This course explores the role that war has played in shaping the United States of America. The lectuers begin with the American Revolution and an examination of how America was born with war. The discussion continues with the "forgotten" War of 1812 and then turns to the Mexican-American War and the Spanish-American War. Subsequent lectures then illustrate America's role in helping to end the "War to End All Wars" before the course concludes with World War II, the Cold War, and the troubling legacy of Vietnam.

Singers and tales [sound recording] : oral traditions and the roots of literature

October 2, 2014
Drout, Michael D. C., 1968-
Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2014], p2014.
4 sound discs (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Lecture given by Michael D.C. Drout.
Title from disc label.
"8 lectures"--Container.
"90% of all poetry ever made": the scope of oral tradition -- Not quite "just making it up as they go along": the theory of oral composition -- How oral traditions create art and beauty: aesthetics and the south Slavic tradition -- Homer's immanent art -- "Sweetly sang the scop": Beoqulf and tradition dependence -- Oral tradition and national mythologies: the Finnish Kalevala and the Scottish Ossian ballads -- Beyond the west: Zuni narratives, Siri Epic, and Xhosa praise poetry -- Oral tradition in the age of digital reproduction.
Professor Drout traces literature back to its ultimate sources in oral tradition, showing us how works as varied as the Odyssey, Beowulf, the Finnish Kalevala, and epic songs from the former Yugoslavia were shaped by their origins as songs sung--and composed--before a live audience. Understanding the oral roots of these great works lets us see them in a hwole new light. From classical texts to contemporary media, Drout demonstrates how the dynamics or oral tradition shape the verbal art that makes us who we are.

Oh my God

September 18, 2014
C.K., Louis, author, performer.
[Place of publication not identified] : Vagrant, [2014]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Louis C.K.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Intro -- The old lady and the dog -- My daughter likes fish -- The food chain -- Courtyard confrontation -- Getting what 'old' is -- Putting on socks -- If you're older you're smarter -- Getting older makes my life better -- Everybody has their time -- Dating takes courage -- First date -- Tits -- Divorce -- Videoing your kids -- Life is a good deal -- Behind the wheel -- If murder was legal -- Of course, but maybe -- Outro.

We are miracles

September 18, 2014
Silverman, Sarah, performer.
Seattle, WA : Sub Pop, [2014]
1 audio disc : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from disc.
Compact disc.
Nighttime rituals -- Speaking of cum, my mother's been sick -- Killing Jesus -- Planting the seeds of insecurity -- Looking inward -- A heartbreaking story -- Rape jokes, comedy's hidden gem -- Muster -- Senator Obama -- Human puppies -- Diva.

Killing Patton [sound recording] : the strange death of World War II's most audacious general

September 17, 2014
O'Reilly, Bill.
New York, NY : Macmillan, Inc., [2014]
7 sound discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Read by Bill O'Reilly.
Title from container.
Compact discs.
General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident, and may very well have been an act of assassination. The audio book looks at the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.

America [sound recording] : imagine a world without her

September 11, 2014
D'Souza, Dinesh, 1961-
Grand Haven, Mich. : Brilliance Audio ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, p2014.
7 sound discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Performed by Walter Dixon.
Title from container.
Compact disc.
Is America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world? D'Souza offers a passionate and sharply reasoned defense of America, knocking down every important accusation made by Progressives against our country.

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