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Author: Emma Smith |
Release Date: November 15, 2022
A history of one of humankind’s most resilient and influential technologies over the past millennium—the book.Stephen King once said that books are “a uniquely portable magic.” Here, Emma Smith takes readers on a literary...
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ISBN: 9780593628003
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Author: Haruki Murakami |
Release Date: November 08, 2022
A charmingly idiosyncratic look at writing, creativity, and the author’s own novels.Haruki Murakami’s myriad fans will be delighted by this unique look into the mind of a master storyteller.  In this engaging book, the internati...
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ISBN: 9781524721831
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Author: Elaine Castillo | Narrator: Elaine Castillo
Release Date: July 26, 2022
"Energetically brilliant, warmly humane, incisively funny, it whips the tablecloth from under the setting of contemporary reading, politics and intellectual culture in a literary act of daring.” —Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize winning ...
Author: Richard Russo | Narrator: Richard Russo
Release Date: April 19, 2022
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Empire Falls andOne of the most valuable spaces for an artist is the inner life—the sacred place where, outside of the constraints of time and space, meaning is extracted from raw experience and fashion...
From the longest-running, most influential book review in America, here is its best, funniest, strangest, and most memorable coverage over the past 125 years.Since its first issue on October 10, 1896, The New York Times Book Review has brought the wo...
Author: Harold Bloom | Narrator: Stephen Mendel
Release Date: November 24, 2020
America's most original and controversial literary critic writes trenchantly about forty-eight masterworks spanning the Western tradition—from Don Quixote to Wuthering Heights to Invisible Man—in his first book devoted exclusively to narr...
Author: Delphine Minoui | Narrator: Nikki Massoud
Release Date: November 03, 2020
"An urgent and compelling account of great bravery and passion." ―Susan OrleanAward-winning journalist Delphine Minoui recounts the true story of a band of young rebels, a besieged Syrian town, and an underground library built from the rubble o...
Author: Michiko Kakutani | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: October 20, 2020
Pulitzer Prize–winning literary critic Michiko Kakutani shares her enthusiasm for more than 100 books in a series of succinct, thought-provoking essays.“An ebullient celebration of books and reading.”—Publishers Week...
Author: Patti Smith | Narrator: Patti Smith
Release Date: September 24, 2019
Riveting, elegant, and humorous, New York Times bestseller Year of the Monkey is a moving and original work, a touchstone for our turbulent times. Following a run of new year’s concerts at San Francisco’s legendar...
Author: Orhan Pamuk | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: February 06, 2018
From the Nobel Prize-winning novelist, an inspired, thoughtful, and deeply personal book about reading and writing novels.  In this fascinating set of essays, based on the talks he delivered at Harvard University as part of the distinguished Nor...
Author: Kazuo Ishiguro | Narrator: Kazuo Ishiguro
Release Date: December 26, 2017
The Nobel Lecture in Literature, delivered by Kazuo Ishiguro (The Remains of the Day and When We Were Orphans) at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 7, 2017, in an elegant, clothbound edition.       In their ann...
Author: Martin Puchner | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 24, 2017
The story of literature in sixteen acts—from Homer to Harry Potter, including The Tale of Genji, Don Quixote, The Communist Manifesto, and how they shaped world history In this groundbreaking book, Martin Puchner leads us on a remarkable journe...