You usually look for your favorite celebrities in movies and tv shows, but have you ever thought to look for them in audiobooks? Whether they’re reading memoirs, fiction, or original audio productions, these stars will add a little sparkle to your listening.
How do Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman do it? They came from completely different families, and were separated by the gulf of several social strata. Megan loved books; Nick loved hammers. But much more than these obstacles were the values they held in common: respect, decency, the ability to mention genitalia in almost any context, and an abiding obsession with the songs of Tom Waits. Eighteen years later, they’re still very much in love. An oral history narrated by the authors.
In this brilliant sequel to The Handmaidâ€™s Tale, acclaimed author Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades. Margaret Atwoodâ€™s sequel picks up the story fifteen years after Offred stepped into the unknown, with the explosive testaments of three female narrators from Gilead. Read by Ann Dowd, Bryce Dallas Howard, Mae Whitman, Derek Jacobi,and Tantoo Cardinal.
The authors tell this story, in part, through the lives of the children with whom Nicholas Kristof grew up, in rural Oregon, an area that has been devastated as blue-collar jobs disappear. About one-quarter of the children on Kristof’s old school bus died in adulthood from drugs, alcohol, suicide, or reckless accidents. But here too are stories about resurgence. With their superb, nuanced reportage, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have given us an audiobook that is both riveting and impossible to ignore. Narrated by Jennifer Garner.
Adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National Theatre revival of Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes. With narration by Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco, and a musical score by Adrian Sutton, this audiobook is a compelling and immersive theatrical listening experience.
Daisy is a girl coming of age in L.A. in the late sixties. By the time sheâ€™s twenty, her voice is getting noticed, and she has the kind of heedless beauty that makes people do crazy things. Also getting noticed is The Six, a band led by the brooding Billy Dunne. Daisy and Billy cross paths when a producer realizes that the key to supercharged success is to put the two together. What happens next will become the stuff of legend. Performed by Jennifer Beals, Benjamin Bratt, Judy Greer & Pablo Schreiber.
There are even celeb-read listens for the kids!
Meet a very Serious Goose in the audio edition of late-night host Jimmy Kimmelâ€™s picture book! There is nothing silly about this goose. You CANNOT make her laugh, so DONâ€™T EVEN TRY! Written and read by Jimmy Kimmel.
Meet Grandude–a super-cool grandfather who is an intrepid explorer with some amazing tricks up his sleeve. With his magic compass, he whisks his four grandkids off on whirlwind adventures, taking them all around the globe. Join them as they ride flying fish, dodge stampedes, and escape avalanches! Written and read by Paul McCartney.
Miles Halter is fascinated by famous last wordsâ€”and tired of his safe life at home. He leaves for boarding school to seek what the dying poet FranĂ§ois Rabelais called the â€śGreat Perhaps.â€ť Much awaits Miles at Culver Creek, including Alaska Young, who will pull Miles into her labyrinth and catapult him into the Great Perhaps. Narrated by Wil Wheaton.
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