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Author: Ashleigh Young
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A subtly dazzling - and already prizewinning - collection of essays on youth and aging, ambition and disappointment, Katherine Mansfield tourism and New Zealand punk rock, and the limitations of the body.

Personal issues such as body image, eating disorders, social anxiety, and the challenges of personal transformation are the turbulent undercurrents that animate this diverse, acutely observed new essay collection.
$15
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Author: Richard Russo | Narrator: Richard Russo
Release Date: May 08, 2018
A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living.

In these nine essays, Richard Russo provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader.
$17.50
ISBN: 9780525588702
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Author: Gregory Pardlo | Narrator: Gregory Pardlo
Release Date: April 10, 2018
from beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poet--the long-awaited extraordinary memoir and a blistering meditation on fatherhood, class, education, race, addiction, and ambition.
 
Gregory Sr. is a charismatic air traffic controller at Newark International Airport, leading labor organizer and a father to two sons, bookish Greg Jr.
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Author: Tom Bissell | Narrator: Tom Bissell
Release Date: March 20, 2018
In Magic Hours, award-winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process. He takes us from the set of The Big Bang Theory to the first novel of Ernest Hemingway to the final work of David Foster Wallace; from the films of Werner Herzog to the film of Tommy Wiseau to the editorial meeting in which Paula Fox's work was relaunched into the world.
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ISBN: 9780525528425
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Author: Various
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In partnership with Texas Monthly, the following nationally recognized features are now available in a bundle as an audio download.

. "Still Life" by Skip Hollandsworth
. "Mothers, Sisters, Daughters, Wives" by Mimi Swartz
.
$20
ISBN: 9780525593560
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Author: Orhan Pamuk | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 06, 2018
In the three decades that Nobel prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk has devoted himself to writing fiction, he has also produced scores of witty, moving, and provocative essays and articles. He engages the work of Nabokov, Kundera, Rushdie, and Vargas Llosa, among others, and he discusses his own books and writing process.
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ISBN: 9780525595885
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Author: Valeria Luiselli | Narrator: Laurence Bouvard
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A damning confrontation between the American dream and the reality of undocumented children seeking a new life in the US.

Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends (an expansion of her 2016 Freeman's essay of the same name) humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction between the idea of America as a fiction for immigrants and the reality of racism and fear--both here and back home.
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Author: Zadie Smith | Narrator: Nikki Amuka-Bird
Release Date: February 13, 2018
From Zadie Smith, one of the most beloved authors of her generation, a new collection of essays

Since she burst spectacularly into view with her debut novel almost two decades ago, Zadie Smith has established herself not just as one of the world's preeminent fiction writers, but also a brilliant and singular essayist.
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Author: Saul Bellow, Ralph Ellison and John F. Callahan | Narrator: Arthur Morey and Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: January 30, 2018
Compiled, edited, and newly revised by Ralph Ellison’s literary executor, John F. Callahan, this Modern Library Paperback Classic includes posthumously discovered reviews, criticism, and interviews, as well as the essay collections Shadow and Act (1964), hailed by Robert Penn Warren as “a body of cogent and subtle commentary on the questions that focus on race,” and Going to the Territory (1986), an exploration of literature and folklore, jazz and culture, and the nature and quality of lives that black Americans lead.
$35
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Author: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and Nick Haramis | Narrator: Various
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A collection of essays celebrating the influential former first lady, by an array of acclaimed contributors and with a foreword by Lena Dunham

Michelle Obama’s legacy transcends categorization. Mrs. Obama was not only our first black first lady; she was President Obama’s equal partner in marriage and parenthood and a tireless advocate for women’s rights, education, healthy eating, and exercise.
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Author: Daniel Alarc├│n, Daniel Alarc├│n and Emma Reyes | Narrator: Daniel Alarc├│n and Marisol Ramirez
Release Date: August 08, 2017
A literary discovery. an extraordinary account, in the tradition of The House on Mango Street and Angela’s Ashes, of a Colombian woman’s harrowing childhood
 
This astonishing memoir was hailed as an instant classic when first published in Colombia in 2012, nearly a decade after the death of its author, who was encouraged in her writing by Gabriel García Márquez.
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Author: Eleanor Brown | Narrator: Various
Release Date: July 04, 2017
A collection of all-new Paris-themed essays written by some of the biggest names in women’s fiction, including Paula McLain, Therese Anne Fowler, Maggie Shipstead, and Lauren Willig, edited by Eleanor Brown, the New York Times bestselling author of The Weird Sisters and The Light of Paris.
$17.50
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