Jay Parini
Jay Parini

Jay Parini is a poet, biographer, and critic who has published seven novels, most notably The Last Station, which was made into an Academy Award-nominated film in 2009 and translated into over twenty-five languages. He is the D. E. Axinn Professor of English and Creative Writing at Middlebury College, and the author of Promised Land: Thirteen Books that Changed America.

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Author: Jay Parini | Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Edoardo Ballerini, Kathleen Gati, Natasha Soudek and Senn Annis
Release Date: February 09, 2021
Soon to be a motion picture starring Colin Firth and directed by Pat O'Connor.The acclaimed and now-classic biographical novel of Walter Benjamin's last days--adapted into screenplay by Jay Parini. It is 1940. For the past decade, Walter Benjamin--th...
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Author: Jay Parini | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: August 18, 2020
An apprentice writer has an entirely unexpected encounter with literary genius Jorge Luis Borges that will profoundly alter his life and work. A poignant and comic literary coming-of-age memoir. "This is a jewel of a book." --Ian McEwanIn 1971 Jay ...
Author: Jay Parini | Narrator: Various
Release Date: November 18, 2008
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTUREA New York Times Notable BookAs Leo Tolstoy’s life draws to a tumultuous close, his tempestuous wife and most cunning disciple are locked in a whirlwind battle for the great man’s soul. Torn between his pr...