Sleeper Cab Library

About the Sleeper Cab Library

The road is nothing without stories, and we’ve got more than a few for you.

 

The Sleeper Cab Library is a collection of books and audio books to help keep you informed, entertained, and enlightened on your journeys across North America.

 

All of these authors have been featured on RadioNemo.

 

Listen while you roll or read while you rest, and make your life a richer place.

On the Nightstand

A few recent and upcoming additions to our shelves:

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The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth

Sam Quinones

On 12/4 at 9am ET, Sam Quinones describes how we are now in a Synthetic Drug Era with a new generation of kingpins whose product could be made in Magic Bullet blenders. With these more potent substances now available, yesteryear’s myths about illegal drugs are coming true- one hit of `heroin’ or a line of coke has killed many people, meth does turn people mentally ill, and pot sends people to emergency rooms with psychotic episodes.

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The Big Book of Tiny Cars: A Century of Diminutive Automotive Oddities

Russell Hayes

On 12/3 at 8am ET, author Russell Hayes presents lively profiles of the automotive world’s most famous—and infamous—microcars and subcompacts from 1901 to today.

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American Comics: A History

Jeremy Dauber

On 11/28 at 9am ET, from the Civil War to modern graphic novels, author Jeremy Dauber presents a case for understanding how America sees itself through whose stories comics tell as it chronicles the last 150 years of American history through the lens of its comic strips, political cartoons, superheroes, graphic novels, and more.

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Crusader: John Cobb’s Ill-Fated Quest for Speed on Water

Steve Holter

On 11/28 at 8am ET, in Steve Holter’s gripping account, including extensive use of period documentation, "Crusader" tells the tale of a Speed King's tragic destiny, and includes vigorous analysis of the causes of Crusader’s crash at over 200 mph.

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Lady Editor: Sarah Josepha Hale and the Making of the Modern American Woman

Melanie Kirkpatrick

On 11/21 at 9am ET, author Melanie Kirkpatrick re-creates the life of a major nineteenth-century woman, whose career as a writer, editor, and early feminist encompassed ideas central to American history. Hale’s contributions include- promoting women’s right to an education, to work, and to manage their own money, penning “Mary Had a Little Lamb,” and re-imagining Thanksgiving as the patriotic national holiday that we now know.

Featured Authors

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Peter Stark

Catch Peter Stark's contributions to RadioNemo on "Into the Last Empty Places with Peter Stark."  His books Young Washington, Last Breath: The Limits of Adventure, and The Last Empty Places provide the foundation for thrilling conversations every third Friday of the month at 10:30am ET on The Dave Nemo Show.  

The Journal of the American Revolution is the go-to source for premium content about the American Revolution and Founding eras.  Catch JAR contributors speak on a wide variety of topics - and take your calls - on "Revolution Road" the first Friday of each month at 10am ET on The Dave Nemo Show.

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Nicole Dreiske

 

Nicole Dreiske is the Executive Director of the International Children's Media Center, and an interdisciplinary practitioner of alternative health practices.  Her book, The Upside of Digital Devices: How to Make Your Child More Screen Smart, Literate, and Emotionally Intelligent has been a fun and transformative tool for countless families.  Keep an eye on The Dave Nemo Show's "Highway to Health" schedule for Nicole's next appearance!

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Dr. Bruce Beehler

Whether he's taking us on an adventure to the rainforest or walking through a bustling city, Bruce proves that there's always something of the natural world to observe, and you don't have to be a scientist to enjoy it.  This ornithologist, naturalist, conservationist, and author of books like Natural Encounters: Biking, Hiking and Birding Through the Seasons joins us for "Natural Encounters with Dr. Bruce Beehler" on the first Saturday of each month at 10:30am ET on Dave Nemo Weekends.

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Our Library

Look through our full list of books that have been a part of the series. 

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Transformed: A Navy SEAL’s Unlikely Journey from the Throne of Africa, to the Streets of the Bronx, to Defying all Odds
Remi Adeleke
Expeditionary Force (series)
Craig Alanson
Undercard
David Albertyn
Boundless Creativity: A Spiritual Workbook for Overcoming Self-Doubt, Emotional Traps and Other Creative Blocks
Martha Alderson
Devil’s Mile: The Rich, Gritty History of the Bowery
Alice Sparberg Alexiou
The Ford That Beat Ferrari: A Racing History Of The GT40
John S. Allen and Gordon J. Jones
Self Care: Let's Start the Conversation
Robert Allen
Peterson Field Guide to Weather
Jay Anderson, Jay Pasachoff, John A. Day
Down from the Mountain: The Life and Death of a Grizzly Bear
Bryce Andrews
The Girl and the Bombardier : A True Story of Resistance and Rescue in Nazi-Occupied France
Susan Tate Ankeny
Love, Dad: How My Father Died...Then Told Me He Didn't
Mike Anthony
The Anxiety Getaway: How to Outsmart Your Brain’s False Fear Messages and Claim Your Calm Using CBT Techniques
Dr. Craig April
Miracle Country: A Memoir
Kendra Atleework
Just a Shot Away: Peace, Love, and Tragedy with the Rolling Stones at Altamont
Saul Austerlitz
Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City
Kent Babb
Haphazard - The Explosion
Chrystal and Ivan Baeza
Rome Is Burning: Nero and the Fire that Ended a Dynasty
Anthony A. Barrett
Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler's Best
Neal Bascomb
The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War
Neal Bascomb
The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition's Evil Genius
Bob Batchelor
Sergeant Stubby: How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Ann Bausum
Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge
Ann Bausum
In Search of Al Howie
Jared Beasley
Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion
Tom Beaujour & Richard Bienstock
Barking at The Moon: A Story of Life, Love, and Kibble
Tracy Beckerman
Natural Encounters: Biking, Hiking, and Birding Through the Seasons
Dr. Bruce M. Beehler
Constant Comedy: How I Started Comedy Central and Lost My Sense of Humor
Art Bell
Layover
David Bell
One by One: Making a Small Difference Amid a Billion Problems
Dr. Aaron Berkowitz
George Washington, Entrepreneur: How Our Founding Father's Private Business Pursuits Changed America and the World
John Berlau
Our Environmental Handprints: Recover the Land, Reverse Global Warming, Reclaim the Future
Jon Biemer
Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock's Greatest Manager
Mark Blake
North by Shakespeare: A Rogue Scholar’s Quest for the Truth Behind the Bard’s Work
Michael Blanding
In Search of the Blue Duck
James Bloom
How to Survive and Thrive in an Impossible World
Steve Bonham
American Animals: A True Crime Memoir
Eric Borsuk
Beating Long Haulers Syndrome
Michael Bowker
Top Secret: Spies, Codes, Capers, Gadgets, and Classified Cases Revealed
Crispin Boyer
Three Ordinary Girls: The Remarkable Story of Three Dutch Teenagers Who Became Spies, Saboteurs, Nazi Assassins--and WWII Heroes
Tim Brady
Behind the Boards: Nashville
Jake Brown
The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women
Nancy Marie Brown
Rules of Engagement
David Bruns and J. R. Olson
On My Watch: A Memoir
Virginia Buckingham
Babe Ruth: Baseball's All-Time Best!
James Buckley Jr. and Kelly Tindall
Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety
David Burns, MD
Novel Advice: Practical Wisdom for Your Favorite Literary Characters
Jay Bushman
My Greatest Defeat
Will Buxton
In Red Weather: Turmoil in Indonesia
Dan Cameron
Hamburger Dreams: How Classic Crime Solving Techniques Helped Crack The Case Of America's Greatest Culinary Mystery
Chris Carosa
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