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'Becoming', 'Educated' & More: 10 Audiobooks That Will Expand Your Horizon

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Check out the latest non-fiction titles that are popular among critics and audiobook enthusiasts.

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'The Dead Drink First'
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'The Dead Drink First'

(By Dale Maharidge, narrated by the author)
Dale Maharidge, now a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, recounts his 18-year quest to identify the man in a photo with his father and hopes to discover a side of his late father he never knew. The result was something Dale never expected: Not only would he learn the man’s name, but he would also help locate his remains and ultimately bring him home 74 years after he was killed in a battlefield.

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'You Do You: Proud to Be Fabulous'
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'You Do You: Proud to Be Fabulous'

(By Tan France, Nikki Levy, Janine Brito, DJ ‘Shangela’ Pierce, Emma Willmann, Gigi Gorgeous, Percy Rustomji and Alexandra Billings, narrated by Tan France, Nikki Levy and a full cast.)
It’s a collection of uplifting and hilarious stories from actors, comedians and personalities about their true tales of exploration and celebrating their identities. While some stories are pure fun, others are deeply personal, with touching stories about big life decisions.

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'The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America’s Enemies'
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'The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America’s Enemies'

(By Jason Fagone, narrated by Cassandra Campbell.)
It’s an incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived. They were an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together. They used it to confront the evils of their time, solving puzzles that unmasked Nazi spies and helped win World War II.

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'Becoming'
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'Becoming'

(By Michelle Obama, narrated by the author.)
In her memoir, the former first lady Michelle Obama chronicles the experiences that have shaped her — from her childhood to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.

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'It’s a Long Story: My Life'
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'It’s a Long Story: My Life'

(By Willie Nelson, David Ritz -contributor, narrated by Christopher Ryan Grant.)
This is a complete story of singer and musician Willie Nelson’s life, told in his distinct voice that leaves no moment or experience unturned, from Texas and Nashville to Hawaii and his legendary bus.

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'Educated: A Memoir'
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'Educated: A Memoir'

(By Tara Westover, narrated by Julia Whelan.)
Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days. To the government, she didn’t exist. Her parents never registered her for a birth certificate. She never set foot in a classroom and had no medical records because her father didn’t believe in hospitals. As Tara grew older, she discovered the transformative power of education and the price she had to pay for it.

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'Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals'
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'Girl, Stop Apologizing: A Shame-Free Plan for Embracing and Achieving Your Goals'

By Rachel Hollis, narrated by Rachel Hollis (HarperCollins Leadership)
In Girl, Stop Apologizing, The New York Times bestselling author and founder of a multimillion-dollar media company, Rachel Hollis sounds a wake-up call for women and inspires them to achieve their full potential.

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'Unfu(*)k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life'
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'Unfu(*)k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life'

(By Gary John Bishop, narrated by the author.)
If you often feel messed up, Gary John Bishop has the answer. He gives you the tools and advice you need to demolish the slag weighing you down and become the highly-spirited version of yourself.

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'The Mueller Report: The Findings of the Special Counsel Investigation'
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'The Mueller Report: The Findings of the Special Counsel Investigation'

(By Robert S Mueller III, Special Counsel’s Office US Department of Justice, narrated by Marc Vietor, Mark Boyett and Victor Bevine.)
It is an audio version of one of the most talked about government documents in US history — the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team tasked with investigating Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

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