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Biography & Autobiography - Literary Figures
Waiting to Be Arrested at Night Cover
Author: Tahir Hamut Izgil |
Release Date: August 01, 2023
A poet's account of one of the world's most urgent humanitarian crises, and a harrowing tale of a family's escape from genocideOne by one, Tahir Hamut Izgil's friends disappeared. The Chinese government's brutal persecution of the Uyghur people had c...
Waiting to Be Arrested at Night Cover
Beyond This Harbor Cover
Author: Rose Styron |
Release Date: June 13, 2023
A memoir of an extraordinary life—poet, international human rights activist, co-founder of Amnesty International USA, journalist, hostess, famous beauty, foreign policy advisor; friend to politicians, movie stars, the legendary; discoverer...
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Soldiers Don't Go Mad Cover
Author: Charles Glass |
Release Date: June 06, 2023
A brilliant and poignant history of the friendship between two great war poets, Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, alongside a narrative investigation of the origins of PTSD and the literary response to World War IFrom the moment war broke out acros...
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Author: Sarah Watling | Narrator: Sarah Watling
Release Date: May 09, 2023
An extraordinary account of the women artists and activists whose determination to live—and to create—with courage and conviction took them as far as the Spanish Civil War“Now, as certainly as never before, we are determined or comp...
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True West Cover
Author: Robert Greenfield |
Release Date: April 11, 2023
A revelatory biography of the world-famous playwright and actor Sam Shepard, whose work was matched by his equally dramatic life, including collaborations with the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan as well as tumultuous relationships with Patti Smith, Jon...
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Author: Mary Karr | Narrator: Mary Karr
Release Date: March 28, 2023
“Wickedly funny and always movingly illuminating, thanks to kick-ass storytelling and a poet's ear.” –Oprah.com   The New York Times bestselling, hilarious tale of Mary Karr’s hardscrabble Texas childhood that Oprah.com c...
Nothing Stays Put Cover
Author: Willard Spiegelman | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Arthur Morey
Release Date: February 28, 2023
An evocative portrait of the beloved and acclaimed poet, whose late-in-life success took the literary world by storm.With the publication of her first book of poems in her sixty-third year, Amy Clampitt rose meteorically to fame, launching herself fr...
Nothing Stays Put Cover
Author: Joel Warner | Narrator: Stephen Mendel
Release Date: February 21, 2023
The captivating, deeply reported true story of how one of the most notorious novels ever written—Marquis de Sade’s 120 Days of Sodom—landed at the heart of one of the biggest scams in modern literary history.“Reading The Curse...
Author: John le Carré | Narrator: David Harewood and Florence Pugh
Release Date: December 06, 2022
An archive of letters written by the late John le Carré, giving readers access to the intimate thoughts of one of the greatest writers of our timeThe never-before-seen correspondance of John le Carré, one of the most important novelists...
Author: Lucasta Miller | Narrator: Sally Scott
Release Date: April 19, 2022
A dazzling new look into the short but intense, tragic life and remarkable work of John Keats, one of the greatest lyric poets of the English language, seen in a whole new light, not as the mythologized Victorian guileless nature-lover, but as the su...
Author: Dante Alighieri | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell and Fajer Al-Kaisi
Release Date: March 22, 2022
A sparkling translation that gives new life in English to Dante’s Vita Nuova, his transcendent love poems and influential statement on the art and power of poetry, and the most widely read of his works after the Inferno A Penguin Classic D...
Author: Shirley Jackson | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Release Date: March 15, 2022
In the uproarious sequel to Life Among the Savages, the author of The Haunting of Hill House confronts the most vexing demons yet: her childrenIn the long out-of-print sequel to Life Among the Savages, Jackson’s four children have grown from sa...