In this episode, meet writer and translator Randa Jarrar, author of Love is an Ex-Country, acclaimed actor and director Ethan Hawke, author of A Bright Ray of Darkness, and comedian and actress Catherine Cohen, author of God I Feel Modern Tonight. READ MORE
It’s frankly delightful to hear a familiar voice tell a great story, all the more so when that voice belongs to a favorite actor, artist, or musician. This fall, bring one of these household names into your home and listen as they read illuminating memoirs, captivating novels, and frankly awesome picture books. READ MORE
Summer may be drawing to a close, but we’re stocking our weekend to-listen list with audiobooks written by literary powerhouses and read by narrators who know how to deliver. READ MORE
Debut author Megha Majumdar’s novel A Burning is tearing it up: an instant New York Times bestseller and a Today Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Pick, the novel takes place in contemporary India and follows the lives of three central characters in the wake of a horrific event. READ MORE
Happy Mother’s Day (on May 10th) to people mamas, animal mamas, and plant mamas (we see you)! Celebrating in this time of uncertainty is neither easy or simple, but whether we find ourselves living closer than ever before or navigating a difficult distance, the desire to share stories with our moms and mom-like people is stronger than ever. READ MORE
When Edan Lepucki hit the literary scene with her debut novel, California, in summer 2014, she was fortunate enough to be featured on Stephen Colbertâ€™s show. The feature catapulted her novel to the third slot on the New York Times bestseller list on the week it went on sale. Her interview happened to fall in the middle of a feud between Amazon and her then-publisher, Hachette. In the conversation, Colbert encouraged his viewers to buy California from Powellâ€™s Books, in an effort to prove that a smaller retailer could compete against Amazon and help an author debut as a bestseller. In doing so, Colbert turned a literary debut into a unicorn.