This Is The Author | Anne Helen Petersen

“I found myself writing about a lot of these women in my day job, which is a culture writer at BuzzFeed. And it seemed clear to me that there was something that was changing. I used to be a professor, and I focused on media studies but also gender studies. And so I was very familiar with the ways that attitude towards women, an embrace of feminism, and unruliness generally, kind of ebb and flow over decades.”

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Stay Entertained While You Grill

Don’t spend hours of your summer working the grill in silence! Turn on one of these audiobooks to keep you entertained. Not only will you get a delicious meal on the table, you’ll have something interesting to talk about around the table. Read more

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Continuing Terry Brooks’s Shannara Series with The Black Elfstone

Terry Brooks’s Shannara series welcomes its newest member, The Black Elfstone, which is actually the first book of the four-part conclusion to his epic Shannara series. Listen to an excerpt THE BLACK ELFSTONE Read more

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This Is The Author | Maile Meloy

“My book is about two families who go on a cruise together down the coast of Central America. They meet an Argentinian family and everyone goes ashore. And then a series of small things go wrong and the six kids go missing. So the novel goes back and forth between the parents, who are frantic, and the kids, who are more resourceful than anyone knew, including them.”

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NYC commuters, it’s time to turn that sour commute into something sweet.

Commuter rail service disruptions, subway delays, and traffic in the New York City-area aren’t getting better any time soon. Penguin Random House Audio wants to transform your commute from one of the most stressful parts of your day to one of the most thrilling, funny, or productive.

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Food, Cooking, and Life in Give a Girl a Knife

Cookbooks play a huge role in Amy Thielen’s life. In her first book, the James Beard Award-winning cookbook The New Midwestern Table, Amy celebrates the hearty, from-the-earth cooking of her native Midwest. Now in her second book, Give a Girl a Knife, Amy shares her journey from childhood to adulthood, and how food was intertwined with it all. Read more

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