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Literary Collections - American
Author: Robert Wrigley | Narrator: Robert Wrigley
Release Date: June 14, 2022
From an award-winning poet, a new collection that endeavors to pass along what the things of the earth are telling usOver the course of his career Robert Wrigley has won acclaim for the emotional toughness, sonic richness, and lucid style of his poem...
Author: Cole Arthur Riley | Narrator: Cole Arthur Riley
Release Date: February 22, 2022
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In her stunning debut, the creator of Black Liturgies weaves stories from three generations of her family alongside contemplative reflections to discover the “necessary rituals” that connect us with o...
Author: Alain Locke | Narrator: Jerome Harmann-Hardeman
Release Date: January 18, 2022
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer edits a collection of Alain Locke's influential essays on the importance of the Black artist and the Black imaginationA Penguin ClassicFor months, the philosopher Alain Locke wrestled with the idea of the Negro as Am...
An exciting new volume of letters about the Capital of the World--from George Washington, Kahlil Gibran, Audrey Hepburn, Martin Scorsese, and more--from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collectionsPeter Schagen writes to the Dutch West I...
Author: Teju Cole | Narrator: Peter Jay Fernandez
Release Date: October 12, 2021
A blazingly intelligent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the ThiefNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYTime • The Guardian • Harper's Bazaar • San Francisco Chronicle &...
Author: Randall Kennedy | Narrator: Ryan Vincent Anderson
Release Date: September 07, 2021
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR • A collection of provocative essays exploring the key social justice issues of our time—from George Floyd to antiracism to inequality and the Supreme Court. Kennedy is "among the most in...
A radical, urgent collection of poems about Blackness, the self, and the dismantling of corrupt powers in the fight for freedom. A PEN America Literary Award WinnerJonah Mixon-Webster works at the intersections of space and the body, race and re...
A selection of the best and most representative contemporary American short fiction from 1970 to 2020, including such authors as Ursula K. LeGuin, Toni Cade Bambara, Jhumpa Lahiri, Sandra Cisneros, and Ted Chiang, hand-selected by celebrated editor a...
Narrator: Bahni Turpin, Dion Graham, Amanda Carlin, William DeMeritt, Jade Wheeler and Chris Abernathy
Release Date: February 16, 2021
A new historical anthology from transatlantic slavery to the Reconstruction curated by the Schomburg Center, that makes the case for focusing on the histories of Black people as agents and architects of their own lives and ultimate liberation, with a...
Author: Kurt Vonnegut | Narrator: Edith Vonnegut and Lucas Hedges
Release Date: December 01, 2020
A never-before-seen collection of deeply personal love letters from Kurt Vonnegut to his first wife, Jane, compiled and edited by their daughter“If ever I do write anything of length—good or bad—it will be written with you in mind.&...
Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti | Narrator: Peter Coyote
Release Date: March 19, 2019
From the famed publisher and poet, author of the million-copy-selling collection A Coney Island of the Mind, his literary last will and testament -- part autobiography, part summing up, part Beat-inflected torrent of language and feeling, and all mag...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: February 12, 2019
NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Here is the Nobel Prize winner in her own words: a rich gathering of her most important essays and speeches, spanning four decades that "speaks to today’s social and political moment as directly as this morning’...