Happy Audiobook Month! Every year in June Audiobook Month is celebrated to increase appreciation of of audiobooks. In this second installment of our Audiobooks Listening List, we’re excited to highlight some of our books that are available in Audiobook format. With audiobooks you can listen to UNC Press books when you’re in the car, cleaning, relaxing, or whenever you typically listen to audiobooks. Browse this list and find your next great listen!
Dreamland: America’s Immigration Lottery in an Age of Restriction by Carly Goodman
“A well-reasoned, evenhanded account of the immigration system . . . . Goodman offers a strong defense for the visa lottery, which is not weighted by country, allowing immigrants from all over Africa.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Essential reading for those interested in the past and future of U.S. immigration policy.”—Library Journal
“. . . . Even-handed, informative . . . . A compelling argument that companies are willing but not eager to fight climate change.”—Kirkus Reviews
“This engaging and important book reveals how five of today’s most influential global corporations developed from common roots in the US South and are implicated in exacerbating ecological change, especially climate warming.”—Ellen Griffith Spears, author of Baptized in PCBs: Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town
Shirley Chisholm: Champion of Black Feminist Power Politics by Anastasia C. Curwood
“A well-rounded portrait of the late politician, who, half a century ago, helped set the tone for contemporary Black and feminist politics . . . A model political biography that all modern activists should read.”—Kirkus Reviews (*STARRED* review)
“A vivid biographical assessment of a remarkable woman, Anastasia Curwood reminds us of Chisholm’s legacy & makes her absence on the current political scene seem even more profound.”—Foreword Reviews (*STARRED* review)
“Accessible and enlightening, this is a well-rounded portrait of a pioneering politician.”—Publishers Weekly
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The Southern Way of Life: Meanings of Culture and Civilization in the American South by Charles Reagan Wilson
“An impressive and elucidating work of cultural history”—Publishers Weekly
“Wilson, the dean of southern studies, has given us a monumental interdisciplinary and multicultural reassessment of a fabled and oft-troubled region. This study will force a recalibration of old pieties while charting a path toward new forms of social and cultural critique.”—John Wharton Lowe, author of Calypso Magnolia: The Crosscurrents of Caribbean and Southern Literature