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Author: Teju Cole
Release Date: April 28, 2020
“The past, if there is such a thing, is mostly empty space, great expanses of nothing, in which significant persons and events float. Nigeria was like that for me: mostly forgotten, except for those few things that I remembered with outsize int...
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Author: William T. Vollmann | Narrator: Abby Craden
Release Date: February 18, 2020
The National Book Award winning author returns to his original fictional territory--the lives of the dispossessed in San Francisco--with a parable about the limitations of desire and life at the margins of societyIn such earlier works of fiction as T...
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Author: Jasmon Drain | Narrator: Sullivan Jones, Guy Lockard and Shayna Small
Release Date: January 21, 2020
A blazingly original story collection about the interconnected lives of the residents of a public housing project on the South Side of Chicago “The residents and their buoyant dreams are documented, celebrated, honored. I bow to this write...
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Author: Kevin Barry | Narrator: Kevin Barry
Release Date: September 17, 2019
From the acclaimed author of the international sensations City of Bohane and Beatlebone, a striking and gorgeous new novel of two aging criminals at the tail ends of their damage-filled careers. A superbly melancholic melody of a novel full of beauti...
Author: Ernesto QuiƱonez | Narrator: Daniel JosƩ Molina
Release Date: September 03, 2019
A uniquely dark, coming-of-age novel rife with urban magical realism, love, and redemption, from the author of Bodega Dreams When Julio, a teenager living in Spanish Harlem, hears that Taina, a pregnant fifteen-year-old from his high school claims to...
Author: Seth Fried | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: March 19, 2019
A novel about an unlikely pair of lonely outsiders--one human, one AI--on an adventure to save the great American city of Metropolis written by "one of the most exciting new voices in fiction" (Charles Yu)*Named one of the best books of the month by ...
Author: Danzy Senna | Narrator: Kristen Ariza
Release Date: November 06, 2018
Danzy Senna's Symptomatic is now available for the first time in audio!A young woman moves to New York City for what promises to be a dream job. Displaced, she feels unsure of her fit in the world. Then comes a look of recognition, a gesture of frien...
Author: Tom Wolfe | Narrator: Michael Prichard
Release Date: July 17, 2018
The setting is Atlanta, Georgia — a racially mixed, late-century boomtown full of fresh wealth and wily politicians. The protagonist is Charles Croker, once a college football star, now a late-middle-aged Atlanta conglomerate king whose outsize...
Author: Joseph O'Neill | Narrator: Various
Release Date: June 12, 2018
A masterly collection of eleven stories about the way we live now from the best-selling author of Netherland.From bourgeois facial-hair trends to parental sleep deprivation, Joseph O’Neill closely observes the mores of his characters, whose vac...
Author: Jarett Kobek | Narrator: Lauren Fortgang and Michael Crouch
Release Date: August 15, 2017
“A brilliant re-creation of a disappeared New York of cheap rents, club kids and Bret Easton Ellis. . . . You can’t stop time’s passage, this absorbing novel reminds us. You can only find someone to love to help you survive it.&rdqu...
Author: B.G. Firmani | Narrator: Emily Rankin
Release Date: May 02, 2017
Eighties New York springs to gritty, vibrant life in this piercingly romantic and compulsively readable coming-of-age novel. A beautiful, sad, funny, altogether bewitching debut Francesca "Chess" Varani is an ultra-bright, sassy, but vulnerable Barna...
Author: John Freeman Gill | Narrator: John Freeman Gill
Release Date: March 21, 2017
Hilarious and poignant, The Gargoyle Hunters is a love letter to a vanishing city, and a deeply emotional story of fathers and sons. Intimately portraying New York’s elbow-jostling relationship with time, the novel solves the mystery of a braze...