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Literary Collections - Letters
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Author: Ralph Ellison, John F. Callahan and Marc C. Conner | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman and John F. Callahan
Release Date: December 03, 2019
A radiant collection of letters from the renowned author of Invisible Man that trace the life and mind of a giant of American literature, with insights into the riddle of identity, the writer’s craft, and the story of a changing nation over six...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Juliet Stevenson, Simon Russell Beale, Tuppence Middleton and Rupert Penry-Jones
Release Date: October 15, 2019
Outstanding selection of great letters from ancient times to the 21st century, touching on power, love, art, sex, faith, and war.Written in History: Letters that Changed the World celebrates the great letters of world history, and cultural and person...
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A literary treasure of over one hundred unpublished letters from National Book Award-winning author Flannery O'Connor and her circle of extraordinary friends.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 ...
Author: Amanda Vaill and Jerome Robbins | Narrator: David Pittu and Gabra Zackman
Release Date: October 01, 2019
The titanic choreographer, creator of memorable ballets, master of Broadway musicals, legendary show doctor and director, now revealed in his own words--the closest we will get to a memoir/autobiography--from his voluminous letters, journals, notes, ...
Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas | Narrator: Jeanne Marie Laskas, Various and Sullivan Jones
Release Date: September 18, 2018
President Barack Obama received ten thousand letters a day from his constituents. This is the story of the private and profound relationship with letter writers that shaped his presidency. Their voices combine to reveal a diary of a nation.   Ev...
Author: Ulrich Baer and Rainer Maria Rilke | Narrator: Ulrich Baer and Rosanne Cash
Release Date: August 14, 2018
From the writer of the classic Letters to a Young Poet, reflections on grief and loss, collected and published here in one volume for the first time.“A great poet’s reflections on our greatest mystery.”—Billy Collins“A t...
Author: Pat Conroy | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Final words and heartfelt remembrances from bestselling author Pat Conroy take center stage in this winning nonfiction collection, supplemented by touching pieces from Conroy’s many friends. This new volume of Pat Conroy’s nonfiction brin...
Author: Donald Sturrock | Narrator: Andrew Wincott and Thomas Judd
Release Date: September 06, 2016
From the author of The BFG, Matilda, James and the Giant Peach, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and many more beloved classics—a whimsical, witty, and revealing collection of the legendary children’s author and writer Roald Da...
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Author: Lewis Hyde, Rainer Maria Rilke and Charlie Louth | Narrator: Dan Stevens and Max Deacon
Release Date: March 25, 2014
Rilke's powerfully touching letters to an aspiring young poet, now available in a beautiful hardcover Penguin editionAt the start of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke wrote a series of letters to a young officer cadet, advising him on writing...
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Author: Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee | Narrator: Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee
Release Date: March 07, 2013
The high-spirited correspondence between New York Times bestselling author Paul Auster and Nobel laureate J. M. CoetzeeAlthough Paul Auster and J. M. Coetzee had been reading each other’s books for years, the two writers did not meet until Febr...
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Author: Eli Saslow | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: October 11, 2011
Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry,...
Author: Ted Gup | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: November 09, 2010
Shortly before Christmas 1933 in Depression-scarred Canton, Ohio, a small newspaper ad offered cash gifts to seventy-five families in distress. Readers were asked to send letters describing their hardships to a benefactor calling himself Mr. B. Virdo...