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Literary Collections - Essays
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Author: Rax King
Release Date: November 02, 2021
From James Beard Award-nominated writer of the Catapult column "Store-Bought Is Fine," an irreverent and charming debut essay collection about the joys of low culture and bad taste, exploring coming of age in the 2000s in the age of Hot Topic, Creed,...
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Author: Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, Luisa Capetillo and Alan West-Durán
Release Date: September 14, 2021
The groundbreaking feminist and socialist writings of Puerto Rican author and activist Luisa CapetilloA Penguin ClassicIn 1915, Puerto Rican activist Luisa Capetillo was arrested and acquitted for being the first woman to wear men's trousers publicly...
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On Freedom Cover
Author: Maggie Nelson
Release Date: September 07, 2021
An expansive, exhilarating work of criticism by one of the most significant writers of our day.So often deployed as a jingoistic, even menacing rallying cry, or limited by a focus on passing moments of liberation, the rhetoric of freedom both rouses ...
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The Anthropocene Reviewed Cover
Author: John Green | Narrator: John Green
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green.The Anthropocene is the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity. In this remarkable symphon...
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Author: Salman Rushdie | Narrator: Salman Rushdie and Raj Ghatak
Release Date: May 25, 2021
Newly collected, revised, and expanded nonfiction from the first two decades of the twenty-first century—including many texts never previously in print—by the Booker Prize–winning, internationally bestselling authorSalman Rushdie is...
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Author: Adrienne Rich, Eula Biss and Dani McClain | Narrator: Gabra Zackman and Nicole Lewis
Release Date: April 27, 2021
Adrienne Rich's influential and landmark investigation concerns both the experience and the institution of motherhood.The experience is her own—as a woman, a poet, a feminist, and a mother—but it is an experience determined by the in...
Author: Jenny Minton Quigley | Narrator: Various, Rebecca Lowman, Vikas Adam, Marisol Ramirez and Paul Bellantoni
Release Date: March 16, 2021
In 1958, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was published in the United States to immediate controversy and bestsellerdom. More than sixty years later, this phenomenal novel generates as much buzz as it did when originally published. Central to countles...
Sixteen innovators, creatives, and thought leaders—Austin Channing Brown, Sue Monk Kidd, and Luvvie Ajayi Jones, among others—share intimate stories of uncovering beauty and potential through moments of fear, loss, heartbreak, and uncerta...
Author: Jedidiah Jenkins | Narrator: Jedidiah Jenkins
Release Date: February 02, 2021
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “As inviting, wide-ranging, and philosophical as an all-night conversation with a best friend, and as revealing and thought-provoking as the diary of a curious adventurer.”—Sasha Sagan, author o...
Author: Joan Didion | Narrator: Hilton Als and Kimberly Farr
Release Date: January 26, 2021
*A New York Times Best Seller* From one of our most iconic and influential writers: a timeless collection of mostly early pieces that reveal what would become Joan Didion's subjects, including the press, politics, California robbe...
Author: Alexi Pappas and Maya Rudolph | Narrator: Alexi Pappas and Maya Rudolph
Release Date: January 12, 2021
The Olympic runner, actress, filmmaker and writer Alexi Pappas shares what she’s learned about confidence, self-reliance, mental health, embracing pain, and achieving your dreams. “Heartbreaking and hilarious.”—Mindy Kali...
Author: Helen Andrews | Narrator: Nicole Parnell
Release Date: January 12, 2021
"Baby Boomers (and I confess I am one): prepare to squirm and shake your increasingly arthritic little fists. For here comes essayist Helen Andrews."--Terry CastleWith two recessions and a botched pandemic under their belt, the Boomers are their chil...