The best friends are the ones who can deliver the perfect deadpan one liner, make you laugh until you’re doubled over, and still have a lot of heart. Meet your new favorite pals in these audiobooks of essays by Black authors that are simultaneously laugh-out-loud funny, sharp, and poignant. READ MORE
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There’s something special about hearing an author read their own work: it can be like you’re sitting with a friend, sharing an appetizer while they tell you about their life’s antics, their passions, the engrossing topic they spent years researching, or… the incredible way they discovered they were actually a super talented poker player?!
As we continue to face a unique set of challenges together as a society, it is glaringly clear how human connection is intrinsic to who we are as people. READ MORE
There’s more to St. Val’s Day than hearts, flowers, and ribbon-festooned teddy bears—and we’re here to prove it. READ MORE
In this episode, meet David Levithan, author of 19 Love Songs, R. Eric Thomas, author of Here For It, and John Kenney, author of Love Poems for People with Children and Love Poems for Married People. READ MORE
Award-winning narrative nonfiction, urgent social commentary, personal memoir, and effervescent essay collections: it’s all here, and there’s so much more. READ MORE