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Literary Collections - Essays
Author: Porochista Khakpour | Narrator: Porochista Khakpour
Release Date: May 19, 2020
*A Vintage Original*From the much-acclaimed novelist and essayist, a beautifully rendered, poignant collection of personal essays, chronicling immigrant and Iranian-American life in our contemporary moment.Novelist Porochista Khakpour's family moved ...
Author: John Jeremiah Sullivan | Narrator: John Jeremiah Sullivan
Release Date: May 19, 2020
Named A Best Book of 2011 by the New York Times, Time Magazine, the Boston Globe and Entertainment WeeklyA sharp-eyed, uniquely humane tour of America's cultural landscape―from high to low to lower than low―b...
Author: A. Kendra Greene | Narrator: A. Kendra Greene
Release Date: May 12, 2020
Mythic creatures, natural wonders, and the mysterious human impulse to collect are on beguiling display in this poetic tribute to the museums of an otherworldly island nation.Iceland is home to only 330,000 people (roughly the population of Lexington...
Author: George Saunders | Narrator: George Saunders
Release Date: April 14, 2020
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Man Booker Prize-winning novel Lincoln in the Bardo and the story collection Tenth of December, a 2013 National Book Award Finalist for Fiction. The breakout book from...
Author: Paolo Giordano and Alex Valente | Narrator: David Thorpe and Paolo Giordano
Release Date: April 14, 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time.Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how diseasespreads in our interconnected world:why it mattershow it impacts ushow we must reactB...
Author: Flannery O'Connor and Ben Alexander | Narrator: Various, John H. Mayer and Dorothy Dillingham Blue
Release Date: October 15, 2019
A literary treasure of over one hundred unpublished letters from National Book Award-winning author Flannery O'Connor and her circle of extraordinary friends. Flannery O’Connor is a master of twentieth-century American fiction, joining, since ...
The most popular, provocative, and unforgettable essays from the past fifteen years of the New York Times “Modern Love” column—including stories from the upcoming anthology series starring Tina Fey, Andy Garcia, Anne Hathaway, ...
Author: Jia Tolentino | Narrator: Jia Tolentino
Release Date: August 06, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “From The New Yorker’s beloved cultural critic comes a bold, unflinching collection of essays about self-deception, examining everything from scammer culture to reality television.”—E...
Microdoses of the straight dope, stories so true they had to be wrapped in fiction for our own protection, from the best-selling author of But What if We're Wrong?A man flying first class discovers a puma in the lavatory. A new coach of a small-...
Author: Emily Nussbaum | Narrator: Emily Nussbaum
Release Date: June 25, 2019
From The New Yorker’s fiercely original, Pulitzer Prize-winning culture critic, a provocative collection of new and previously published essays arguing that we are what we watch.“Emily Nussbaum is the perfect critic—smart, enga...
Author: Emilie Pine | Narrator: Emilie Pine
Release Date: June 11, 2019
The international sensation that illuminates the experiences women are supposed to hide—from addiction, anger, sexual assault, and infertility to joy, sensuality, and love.WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK OF THE YEAR • “Emilie P...
Author: Jennifer Ackerman | Narrator: Jennifer Ackerman
Release Date: May 07, 2019
From the bestselling author of The Genius of Birds, the revised and reissued edition of her beloved book of essays describing her forays along the Delaware shoreFor three years, Jennifer Ackerman lived in the small coastal town of Lewes, Delaware, in...