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Author: Jai Chakrabarti
Release Date: September 07, 2021
A dazzling debut novel--set in the early 1970s in New York and rural India--the story of a turbulent, unlikely romance, a harrowing account of the lasting horrors of the Second World War, and a searing examination of one man's search for forgive...
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Author: David Grossman and Jessica Cohen
Release Date: August 24, 2021
From the internationally best-selling author, a remarkable novel of suffering, love, and healing: the story of three generations of women and a secret that needs to be toldMore Than I Love My Life is the story of three strong women: Vera, age ninety;...
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Author: Joshua Henkin | Narrator: Kathe Mazur and Shane Baker
Release Date: June 15, 2021
When Ohio-born Pru Steiner arrives in New York in 1976, she follows in a long tradition of young people determined to take the city by storm. But when she falls in love with and marries Spence Robin, her hotshot young Shakespeare professor, her life ...
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Author: Cynthia Ozick | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: April 13, 2021
From one of our most preeminent writers, a tale that captures the shifting meanings of the past, and how our experience colors those meanings.Lloyd Wilkinson Petrie, one of the seven elderly trustees of the now defunct (for thirty-four years) Temple ...
Author: Liesl Schillinger and Takis W├╝rger | Narrator: Will Damron and Shayna Small
Release Date: March 09, 2021
From the internationally bestselling author of The Club comes a new novel of love and betrayal, set in Berlin in 1942In 1942, Friedrich, an even-keeled but unworldly young man, arrives in Berlin from bucolic Switzerland with dreams of becoming an art...
Author: Yaniv Iczkovits | Narrator: Tovah Feldshuh
Release Date: February 23, 2021
"If the Coen brothers ever ventured beyond the United States for their films, they would find ample material in this novel."--The New York Times Book Review "Occasionally a book comes along so fresh, strange, and original that it seems peerless,...
Author: Jay Parini | Narrator: Mark Bramhall, Edoardo Ballerini, Kathleen Gati, Natasha Soudek and Senn Annis
Release Date: February 09, 2021
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--the German-Jewish critic and philosopher--has been writing his masterpiece in a ...
Author: Elie Wiesel and Elisha Wiesel | Narrator: John Rubinstein and Elisha Wiesel
Release Date: November 17, 2020
Elie Wiesel’s heartbreaking narrative poem about history, immortality, and the power of song. Based on an actual event that occurred during World War II.   It is the evening before the holiday of Purim, and the Nazis have given the ghetto&...
Author: Darin Strauss | Narrator: Darin Strauss and Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: August 18, 2020
“A gorgeous, Technicolor take on America in the middle of the twentieth century.”—Colson Whitehead, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Nickel Boys From the award-winning, bestselling author of Chang ...
Author: Simon Stranger and Matt Bagguley | Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: May 19, 2020
An extraordinary work of fiction, inspired by historical events--an exquisitely crafted double portrait of a Nazi war criminal and a family savaged by World War II, conjoined by an actual house of horrors they both called homeOn a street in modern-da...
Author: Jennifer Steil | Narrator: Hillary Huber
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Based on an unexplored slice of World War II history, Exile Music is the captivating story of a young Jewish girl whose family flees refined and urbane Vienna for safe harbor in the mountains of BoliviaAs a young girl growing up in Vienna in the 1930...
Author: Stefan Hertmans | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: February 04, 2020
Finalist for the 2020 National Jewish Book AwardsIn this dazzling work of historical fiction, the Man Booker International–long-listed author of War and Turpentine reconstructs the tragic story of a medieval noblewoman who leaves her home and f...