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A Swim in a Pond in the Rain Cover
Author: George Saunders
Release Date: January 12, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December, a literary masterclass on what makes great stories work, how to become both a better writer and reader, and what they can tell us about ho...
A Swim in a Pond in the Rain Cover
How to Write One Song Cover
Author: Jeff Tweedy | Narrator: Jeff Tweedy
Release Date: October 13, 2020
There are few creative acts more mysterious and magical than writing a song. But what if the goal wasn't so mysterious and was actually achievable for anyone who wants to experience more magic and creativity in their life? That's something ...
How to Write One Song Cover
Author: Dani Shapiro | Narrator: Dani Shapiro
Release Date: September 15, 2020
“Still Writing offers up a cornucopia of wisdom, insights, and practical lessons gleaned from Dani Shapiro's long experience as a celebrated writer and teacher of writing. The beneficiaries are beginning writers, veteran writers and everyo...
Author: Adam Smyer | Narrator: Donald Faison
Release Date: September 01, 2020
At long last, a much-needed guidebook for well-intentioned people of pallor on what not to say to their African American "friends."Greetings, well-intentioned person of pallor.Your good intentions used to be enough. But in these diverse and divisive ...
Author: Louisa Thomas and Mary Pilon | Narrator: Sean Runnette, Steve West, Jim Frangione, Brittany Pressley, Kevin R. Free and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: August 18, 2020
“It's easy to do anything in victory. It’s in defeat that a man reveals himself.” —Floyd Patterson   Twenty-two notable writers—including Bob Sullivan, Abby Ellin, Mike Pesca, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa Hall, an...
Author: Nate Marshall | Narrator: Nate Marshall
Release Date: August 11, 2020
Sharp, lyrical poems celebrating the Black vernacular—its influence on pop culture, its necessity for familial survival, its rite in storytelling and in creating the safety found only within its intimacy“Terrific . . . illuminates li...
Author: John Bowe | Narrator: Mark Feuerstein
Release Date: August 11, 2020
A veteran journalist discovers an ancient system of speech techniques for overcoming the fear of public speaking—and reveals how they can profoundly change our lives.In 2010, award-winning journalist John Bowe learned that his cousin Bill, a lo...
Author: Carl T. Bergstrom and Jevin D. West | Narrator: Patrick Zeller
Release Date: August 04, 2020
Bullshit isn’t what it used to be. Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think clearly in a world of fake news and bad data.  Misinformation, disinformation, and fake news abo...
Author: Lisa Cron | Narrator: Brittany Pressley
Release Date: June 02, 2020
Following on the heels of Lisa Cron's breakout first book, Wired for Story, this writing guide reveals how to use cognitive storytelling strategies to build a scene-by-scene blueprint for a riveting story. It’s every novelist’s greatest f...
Author: Elizabeth George | Narrator: Elizabeth George and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: April 07, 2020
As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful--and prolific--novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. This is a subject she ...
Author: Adrienne Raphel | Narrator: Adrienne Raphel
Release Date: March 17, 2020
A delightful, erudite, and immersive exploration of the crossword puzzle and its fascinating history by a brilliant young writerAlmost as soon as it appeared, the crossword puzzle had already become indispensable to our lives. Invented practically by...
Author: Dionne Searcey | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: March 10, 2020
When a reporter for The New York Times uproots her family to move to West Africa, she manages her new role as breadwinner while finding women cleverly navigating extraordinary circumstances in a forgotten place for much of the Western world.  &l...