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Literary Collections - Essays
Author: Glory Edim | Narrator: Glory Edim
Release Date: October 30, 2018
An inspiring collection of essays by black women writers, curated by the founder of the popular book club Well-Read Black Girl, on the importance of recognizing ourselves in literature. Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who ...
Author: Heather Havrilesky | Narrator: Heather Havrilesky
Release Date: October 02, 2018
*A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2018**A Bustle Best Nonfiction Book of 2018**One of Chicago Tribune's Favorite Books by Women in 2018**A Self Best Book of 2018 to Buy for the Bookworm in Your Life*By the acclaimed critic, memoirist, and advice colu...
Author: Dessa | Narrator: Dessa
Release Date: September 18, 2018
“I love the way Dessa puts words together. In her songs, in her poetry, in her short stories, and now in this beautiful and candid memoir.  Wanna be an artist? Get this book.”--Lin-Manuel Miranda"Dessa writes beautifully about a wide...
Author: Philip Pullman | Narrator: Simon Mason and Philip Pullman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of storytelli...
Author: David Grann | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 04, 2018
Now a major motion picture starring Robert Redford and Sissy Spacek, The Old Man and the Gun is here joined by two other riveting true-crime tales."The Old Man and the Gun" is the incredible story of a bank robber and prison escape artist who modeled...
Author: Joshua Cohen | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: August 14, 2018
“Attention reveals a fresh, vital literary voice as it covers seemingly every imaginable topic relating to modern life.”—Entertainment Weekly  “Joshua Cohen may be America’s greatest living writer.”&...
Author: Ashleigh Young | Narrator: Saskia Maarleveld
Release Date: July 03, 2018
A dazzling - and already prizewinning - collection of essays on youth and aging, ambition and disappointment, Katherine Mansfield tourism and New Zealand punk rock, and the limitations of the body. Youth and frailty, ambition and anxiety, the limitat...
Author: Richard Russo | Narrator: Richard Russo
Release Date: May 08, 2018
"It turns out that Russo the nonfiction writer is a lot like Russo the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. He is affably disagreeable, wry, idiosyncratic, vulnerably bighearted, a craftsman of lubricated sentences."—Jay Fielden, New York Times Boo...
Author: Gregory Pardlo | Narrator: Gregory Pardlo
Release Date: April 10, 2018
From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning poet: an extraordinary memoir and blistering meditation on fatherhood, race, addiction, and ambition.   Gregory Pardlo's father was a brilliant and charismatic man--a leading labor organizer who presi...
Author: Tom Bissell | Narrator: Tom Bissell
Release Date: March 20, 2018
Award-winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process. He takes us from the set of The Big Bang Theory to the first novel of Ernest Hemingway to the final work of David Foster Wallace; from the films of Wern...
Author: Orhan Pamuk | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: March 06, 2018
In the three decades that Nobel prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk has devoted himself to writing fiction, he has also produced scores of witty, moving, and provocative essays and articles. He engages the work of Nabokov, Kundera, Rushdie, and Vargas L...
Author: Valeria Luiselli | Narrator: Laurence Bouvard
Release Date: March 06, 2018
A damning confrontation between the American dream and the reality of undocumented children seeking a new life in the US.Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin American children facing deportation, Tell ...