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The Tiny Bee That Hovers at the Center of the World Cover
Author: David Searcy
Release Date: July 20, 2021
An ethereal meditation on longing, loss, and time in a present that is rapidly fading, from the acclaimed author of Shame and Wonder.David Searcy's writing is enchanting and peculiar, obsessed with plumbing the mysteries and wonders of our everyday w...
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The Anthropocene Reviewed Cover
Author: John Green | Narrator: John Green
Release Date: May 18, 2021
A deeply moving and insightful collection of personal essays from #1 bestselling author John Green, adapted from his critically acclaimed podcast.The Anthropocene is the current geological age, in which human activity has profoundly shaped the planet...
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You Are Your Best Thing Cover
Author: Brené Brown and Tarana Burke
Release Date: April 27, 2021
Tarana Burke and Dr. Brené Brown bring together a dynamic group of Black writers, organizers, artists, academics, and cultural figures to discuss the topics the two have dedicated their lives to understanding and ...
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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...
Provocative and illuminating essays from women at the forefront of the climate movement who are harnessing truth, courage, and solutions to lead humanity forward.   There is a renaissance blooming in the climate movement: leadership that is more...
Author: Eula Biss | Narrator: Alex McKenna
Release Date: September 01, 2020
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME , NPR, INSTYLE, AND GOOD HOUSEKEEPING“A sensational new book [that] tries to figure out whether it’s possible to live an ethical life in a c...
Author: Alex Valente and Michela Murgia | Narrator: Eliza Foss
Release Date: August 04, 2020
The first and only guide to turning your 21st century democracy into a fascist paradise.Democracy is difficult, flawed and unstable. It involves barely distinguishable political parties taking part in lengthy, overcomplicated and expensive decision-m...
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...
Author: Phoebe Robinson and Ilana Glazer | Narrator: Phoebe Robinson
Release Date: October 16, 2018
Entertainment Weekly, "Fall's 20 Must-Reads" (2018)Essence, "Fall 2018 Guide to All Things Funny"Bustle, "18 New Nonfiction Books to Know in October 2018""Robinson offers deft cultural criticism and hilarious personal anecdotes that will make readers...
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: Mara Altman | Narrator: Mara Altman
Release Date: August 21, 2018
An honest, funny, neurotic, and totally gross love child of Mindy Kaling and Mary Roach.Mara Altman's volatile and apprehensive relationship with her body has led her to wonder about a lot of stuff over the years. Like, who decided that women shouldn...
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.”&...