This Is The Author | Adam Lashinsky

“As a writer for Fortune magazine, I look for the biggest, most important, most interesting, most colorful business stories, period. I also have lived in Silicon Valley for almost 20 years now. And so, as Uber was exploding on the scene, it fairly quickly became obvious to me that that was the story that had all the qualities I was looking for…”

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Plan Your Summer Road Trip!

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your summer road trip. Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time when in the car for long stretches, whether you are by yourself or with family or friends.  Here is a selection of several different types of audiobooks to keep you (and your passengers) entertained the whole way!

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This Is The Author | Amy Thielen

“This story is really about homecoming. It’s about cooking and getting into the world of cooking in all its so many crazy, wild places. From home cooking to the kitchens of New York City, to farmhouse kitchens and warehouse squat kitchens, this book really shows how you can cook well or you can learn something about cooking anywhere you are.”

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This Is The Author | John T. Edge

“It’s a food history of the modern South that begins in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycotts. Women who baked cakes and pies and sold them literally fueled the bus boycotts. And it ends in 2015 as a newer South comes into focus. A newer South in which tamale makers of Mexican descent are as much a part of the Southern story as anyone else.”

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Tracy Chevalier’s Retelling of Othello

Bestselling author Tracy Chevalier tackles one of the most famous authors of all time, William Shakespeare. Chevalier’s New Boy is a captivating and explosive interpretation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s Othello. Read more

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Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki
Edan Lepucki Returns with Woman No. 17

When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbert’s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powell’s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.

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